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MEPA refutes claims made by FAA over Balzan historical site

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority this evening responded to the statement by Flimkien Ghall-Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) “whereby they claimed that MEPA failed to take immediate action to protect the garden enclaves of a historical property situated in Balzan.” The Authority said that it “would like to point out that it refused planning permission for [...]
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MEPA refutes claims made by FAA over Balzan historical site

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority this evening responded to the statement by Flimkien Ghall-Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) “whereby they claimed that MEPA failed to take immediate action to protect the garden enclaves of a historical property situated in Balzan.” The Authority said that it “would like to point out that it refused planning permission for [...]
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‘Healthy Living Brunch’ encourages a healthy living principle

Students, mothers, grandparents and educators this morning attended a health living brunch, which had been organisd by the Minstry for Gozo with a view to promote a healthy living principle and lifestyle as well as help in improving a person’s quality of life especially in food selection and preparation. In her welcome speech the Minister [...]
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Three Gozo men in court today on drugs related charges

The Police said today that three men from Gozo have been in court today on drug related charges. An unnamed 17-year old male from Victoria has been granted bail after pleading guilty to the charges of procuring and supplying cocaine, as well as possession of cocaine, ecstasy and mephedrone in amounts that indicated that the [...]
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FAA outraged at the latest destruction of Malta’s heritage

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) in a statement this afternoon said that it is “outraged at the latest destruction of Malta’s heritage carried out by a developer at the Palazz ta’ Rohan, Main Street Balzan, where a development application that was hotly contested by Balzan residents and Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar and had been refused [...]
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Gozo information meeting on Malta Arts Scholarship Scheme

The Directorate for Lifelong Learning is holding an information meeting with regards to the Malta Arts Scholarship Scheme. The Scheme is aimed at providing more opportunities to promote specialisations in art. The meeting is being held this Thursday, the 8th of March, at the Wistin Camilleri Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts, JF De Chambray [...]
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3G Gaming on the new Sony PS Vita powered by Vodafone

Avid gamers can now experience enhanced gaming on the newly launched portable Sony Playstation PS Vita powered by Vodafone’s 3G broadband connection. In collaboration with Forestals who has launched the much awaited new console, Vodafone Malta has developed the PS Vita Starter Pack which allows gamers to play with friends when and where they want, [...]
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Women in the 21st century still not treated as equal – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said in a statement that it would like to see more opportunities for women to be able to realise their huge potential, ideally without having to resort to quotas. Angele Deguara, AD Spokesperson for Social Policy, said, “It is sad that companies in Europe are being warned by EU [...]
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“Let us unite and work for a Gozo inhabited by ourselves”

“I would like to share my experience with the readers of gozonews.com. I am sure that many have had similar experiences but have either not found the time to write or have accepted the situation and try to bear with the status quo. On the 20th February, I needed to go to Malta from Gozo [...]
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Lands Department “received no request for land at Hondoq”

The Lands Department has said in a statment that it “received no request from any third’party for the transfer of Government land in Hondoq ir-Rummien.” The Lands Department response came following the statement from eight NGOs, Moviment Harsien Hondoq, Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Ramblers, Nature Trust, Wirt Ghawdex, Friends of the Earth, Din l-Art Helwa [...]
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Mdina Glass launches online shop with worldwide delivery

Glassware producer Mdina Glass has launched its new online shop, located at www.mdinaglass.com, featuring over 2,000 glassware items which can be purchased securely from the comfort of one’s home. Mdina Glass is offering worldwide delivery of all products purchased online. Moreover, residents of the Maltese Islands can benefit from free delivery to any address in [...]
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Outbound tourism in January down by 5.6% on 2011

Outbound tourist trips to EU countries amounted to 16,626, while Non-EU trips stood at 2,746. Both markets registered decreases of 3 and 17 per cent respectively. The UK and Italy remain the two most popular tourism destinations, and shared between them 66 per cent of the total outbound tourism market. There were drops in the [...]
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Munxar & Xlendi residents deserve a green councillor – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that Munxar and Xlendi deserve to have a green councillor, after AD’s candidate narrowly missed being elected by a mere 2 votes in the last election. AD said that the election of Michael Bajada will ensure that the local council will truly be there for residents. AD said [...]
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