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Three Hills Gardens in Marsalforn now almost completed

“Work on the Three Hills Gardens in Marsalforn is now almost completed.” This was stated by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono during a visit to the garden to view the works carried out so far. These include the installation of children’s play structures, as well as new garden furniture such as benches. Altogether this [...]
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MPO community concert held at Ghajnsielem Parish Church

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra recently performed a musical concert at the Ghajnsielem Parish Church playing a diverse selection of musical pieces to reach all music tastes. The concert was very well attended, was part of a series of concerts in to take place in various halls in Malta and Gozo. They are aimed to help [...]
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Brunch being held to promote healthy living and lifestyle

The Ministry for Gozo is inviting the general public for a health living brunch. The aim of the brunch is to promote a healthy living principle while providing practical examples on how to lead a healthy lifestyle. Talks will be delivered by the Minister for Gozo. Giovanna Debono and Dr John Xuereb Dingli who will [...]
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GUG launches first course of Gozitan Studies Degree Plus

During the 3rd Day of the ‘Gozo Week on Campus,’ a public lecture on the Mgarr ix-Xini regional park was held by Dr. Nicholas Vella from the Archeology Department, where he explained the high value of Ghar ix-Xih in Mgar ix- Xini. The official launch of the Gozitan Studies Degree Plus and first lecture also [...]
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GTA concerned over disruptions from roadworks in Gozo

The Gozo Tourism Association issued a statement this afternoon on behalf of its members coming from its seven sectors, regarding the major road network construction works currently being carried out on Gozo. These works are mainly being effected on the main road linking Xewkija to Victoria as well as the road leading to the Village [...]
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Malta’s January unemployment rate below the EU at 6.5%

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.7% in January 2012, compared with 10.6% in December 2011. It was 10.0% in January 2011. The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.1% in January 2012, compared with 10.0% in December 20114. It was 9.5% in January 2011. Malta stood at 6.5% Eurostat estimates that 24.325 million men [...]
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Restoration works underway on two local parish registers

Restoration works are being carried out on two parish registers at PrevArti at the Mosta Technopark. The restoration has been made possible throught part of a project coordinated by the Historical Cultural Committee at St George’s Basilica of Victoria. It is one of 51 projects benefitting through two schemes launched by the Ministry for Gozo [...]
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MEPA extends return of the Carnet de Chasse booklets

In accordance with the Conservation of Wild Birds Regulations, 2006, as amended (Legal Notice 79 of 2006) the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) is currently collecting the recently expired 2011/12 Carnet de Chasse booklets. The Authority is said that it is extending the period for the submission of the Carnet de Chasse booklets. Holders [...]
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Q4 prices in 2011 for agricultural products up on 2010

During the fourth quarter last year, producer and input price indices for agriculture rose by 2.0 and 7.0 per cent respectively over the corresponding quarter of 2010. The producer price index for agricultural products increased by 2.0 per cent, from 118.52 points in the fourth quarter of 2010 to 120.87 points in the quarter under [...]
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I.D. offices closed next week for Local Council Elections

The Electoral Commission has said that, owing to work in connection with the Local Councils Elections, the Identity Cards Offices in Valletta and Rabat, Gozo, will be closed from Monday 5th to Saturday 10th March, 2012. However, persons who have lost their I.D. Card will be served from Monday 5th till Thursday 8th March, 2012. [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija and Sannat

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija and Sannat, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 3rd and 4th of March 2012. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Xewkija Saturday 8.00am-11.30am: TRIQ TAL- HAMRIJA, TRIQ HAGRET L-ARMI, TRIQ TA’ SANNAT, TRIQ TAL- BAQQARI, TRIQ TAFLIJA, TRIQ [...]
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