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Gozo Horse Racing Association race meeting this Sunday

The Gozo Horse Racing Association has said that the next horse-racing meeting (9) will be held at the Gozo racetrack this coming Sunday, the 26th of February. The meeting gets underway at 1.00pm and will consists of no less than 8 races, which includes 3 pony races and 5 trot races over a 2,100m distance. [...]
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Archbishop Cremona to light the Benedictine Torch in Malta

The Benedictine Order has this year chosen Malta to hold its annual event of peace, hope and fraternity, known as the Benedictine Torch. The Benedictine Torch will be lit in Malta by Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. on Sunday, the 4th of March, during a Mass which he will celebrate together with Mgr Pietro Vittorelli, Archabbot [...]
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Consumer study shows problems switching bank accounts

Switching your bank account may not be as easy as you hope. Results of a consumer market study published today show that more than two thirds of mystery shoppers were not able to switch their bank account successfully. The European Commission’s 2007 inquiry into the retail banking sector identified significant barriers to customer mobility. These [...]
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GUG organises ‘Gozo Week’ at University of Malta campus

GUG is embarking on a new venture for this year as part of a promotion towards a new image for this organisation. To strengthen the voice of Gozitan youths and to create opportunities for such youths, GUG is organising ‘Gozo Week’ at the campus of the University of Malta from Monday, the 27th of February [...]
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Central Government debt up by €214 mn at end of January

According to data obtained from the Consolidated Fund of Government, the Central Government debt outstanding at the end of January totalled €4,442.6 million, up by €214.8 million compared to January last year. Long-term borrowing rose by €442.7 million, while short-term borrowing and foreign loans declined by €219.6 million and €13.1 million respectively. The euro coins [...]
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Gozo ERRC attend to 22 injuries during carnival festivities

As it did last year, the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps offered ambulance and first aid service during various Carnival activities in Gozo, including Xewkija and Nadur. During the Spontaneous Carnival in Nadur, which lasts five days, with the busiest evening being Saturday, the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps volunteers were present throughout with two [...]
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The work of 13 artists to display in public areas around Gozo

The Minister for Gozo Giovanna Debono recently presented the first payments to selected artists chosen for the Road Arts Scheme, launched in December 2010 by the Ministry. “By the end of this year around 13 pieces of art will have been completed and placed in various public areas around Gozo. These are the first drafts [...]
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