Archive for » February 20th, 2012«

The Gozo SPCA appeals for help to trace owner of 2 dogs

The Gozo SPCA need help in finding the owner of these two lovely dogs. “They were first seen heading uphill from Mgarr harbour early on Sunday evening, they came past the Grand Hotel and then attached themselves to an English gentleman who was out running. They would not leave him and stayed with him until [...]
Category: Adopt a Pet, Gozo News  Comments off

Xaghra Carnival 2012 activities celebrated at the weekend

Xaghra Local Council in keeping with its tradition organisdr another edition of the village’s Carnival which was held on Saturday and Sunday, the 18th and 19th of February. The first Carnival programme on Saturday, was held on in the square in front of Christ the King’s Church. The event started at 7.45pm with a small [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Promote a healthier life with Gozo’s Cycle & Walk for Cancer

A ‘Cycle and Walk for Cancer’ aimed to promote physical activity as a prevention of cancer, is taking place this coming Sunday, the 26th of February, getting underway at 2.30pm This event is being organised by the Gozo Helath Promotion unit at Gozo General Hospital, in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo and the Gozo [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Return of expired Carnet de Chasse booklets to MaltaPost

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) will be collecting the recently expired 2011/12 Carnet de Chasse booklets, which is in accordance with the Conservation of Wild Birds Regulations, 2006. The Authority said that it is requesting all holders of 2011/12 Carnet de Chasse hunting and trapping booklets to return their booklets to Maltapost branches [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Local Councils Elections collection of voting documents

The Electoral Commission notifies those voters residing in Birgu, L-Isla, Hal Qormi, HaS-sebbua, Is-Siaaiewi, H’Attard, Hal Balzan, BirSebbuaa, Had-Dingli, Floriana, Il-Azira, Ghajnsielem, Hal Gharghur, Il-Hamrun, L-Iklin, Ta’ Kerëem, Hal-Kirkop, Hal-Luqa, Il-Marsa, Marsaxlokk, Il-Mosta, Il-Munxar, In-Nadur, Paola, Il-Qala, Hal Safi, San Ailjan, San Lawrenz, San Pawl il-Bahar, Santa Luëija, Is-Swieqi, Ix-Xaghra, IS-sebbua and IS-Zurrieq, and whose [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Dom Mintoff’ to be discharged from Mater Dei hospital today

Mater Dei Hospital have said this afternoon that the former Prime Minister Mr Dom Mintoff is being discharged today after having undergone nine days of intensive in-patient care for a severe chest infection and congestive heart failure. He responded well to treatment and his medical condition has improved. The former Labour Leader was admitted to [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Gas valves in Malta all have the same dimensions – MCCAA

A number of complaints have reached the Technical Regulations Division within the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority about difficulties being encountered by consumers when trying to connect gas cylinders to existing regulators due to “a number of different LPG cylinder valves possibly being on the market.” Some complaints have also stated that some consumers [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Four men in custody after alleged assult at Nadur Carnival

Four men were arrested at the Nadur Carnival in the early hours of Sunday morning following an alleged assult on three police officers. The men, Martin Cachia, 53 of Pembroke, Dragomir Ivanovich Ivanov 37, Kevin Micallef, 43 and Daniel Tonna, 28 who were all from Qawra, were denied bail and remanded in custody this morning. [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

MV Ta’ Pinu to have 1st phase of hoistable decks fitted

Gozo Channel has said today that the MV Ta’ Pinu will be out of service with effect from Thursday 23rd February 2012, owing to the 1st phase of the retrofitting of the Hoistable Decks at Palumbo Shipyards. During this period all cargo trips to Sa Maison will be operated ad hoc late in the evening. [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Gozo Film Club presents the German movie Cherry Blossoms

Thanks to the help of some foreign Embassies and Cultural Centres, The Gozo Film Club are able to bring to Gozo some of the fantastic movies that the world has to offer. The Gozo Film Club, is a group created by a handful of friends living in Gozo, who decided it was time for Gozo [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Malta isolated from the European electricity & gas networks

During the closing of the recent discussion on the proposed regulation on guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure Commissioner Oettinger made a special mention of Malta in the context of its isolation from the European electricity and gas networks. He made these remarks during the 3145th meeting of the Council of the European Union (Transport, Telecommunications [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Cruise passeger numbers in January up 32% on 2011

Cruise passenger traffic during January stood at 12,851, an increase of 32 per cent over the corresponding month last year. During the first month of the year, cruise passengers in transit stood at 12,809, up by 47.7 per cent when compared to January 2011. Less than 1 per cent of the cruise passengers were embarking [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off