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Bishop to lead the Way of The Cross on Ta’ Ghammar Hill

On the 5th Sunday of Lent, the 25th of March, at 6.30pm, the Bishop of Gozo, H.E. Mgr Mario Grech is leading the Via Crucis on Ta’ Ghammar Hill which is located in front of the Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary at Gharb. The Via Sagra is to be led by Bishop Mons Mario Grech, with participation [...]
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Almost 9,400Kg of foodstuffs was destroyed in February

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health said that it is making every effort to keep its contact with the public through a monthly report The following is a summary of actions taken during February, 2012. The following is a summary of the report hereunder: o 610 improvement notices were issued during [...]
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The Administrative Set up during early British Gozo – Lecture

The British Residents Association in collaboration with the Gozo Culture Office is organising a series of lectures on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Malta George Cross’ and Santa Marija Convoy celebrations. The first lecture, ‘The Administrative Set up during early British Gozo, ‘will be delivered by Rev. Dr Joe Bezzina on Friday 9th [...]
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Strong winds forecast overnight & early morning – MetOffice

In a statement issued by the Malta Airport MetOffice, it advises the general public that following latest data available from its weather forecast models, the strongest winds are expected to hit the Maltese islands over the first hours of tomorrow Saturday. “The current situation is showing a depression over central western Libya which is expected [...]
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Sacred music concert starts Gaulitana: A Festival of Music

The sixth edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music gets underway this Sunday, the 11th of March, with a concert being held at St. Augustine Church in Victoria starting at 7.30pm. During this concert, entitled ‘A Sacred Choral Opening,’ the Gaulitanus Choir and its soloists will present a number of sacred works, which, to give [...]
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MEPA penalties for Marsa Power Station infringements

Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) said in a statement this morning that it has notified EneMalta that it will have to pay a lump sum penalty as well as a daily penalty, until the Marsa Power Station is completely shut down. The MEPA Board decided to apply penalties to Enemalta as three of the [...]
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GDP went up by 4.4% in 201, in real terms by 2.1%

Provisional estimates indicate that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2011 amounted to €6.4 billion, an increase of 4.4 per cent compared to 2010. In real terms, GDP went up by 2.1 per cent. During 2011 growth in gross value added was generated by the following economic activities: financial and insurance activities; information and communication; [...]
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CPD issues warning over strong winds expected tonight

The Civil Protection Department has said this morning that local meteorological forecasts indicate that the Easterly-North-Easterly wind will become stronger in the afternoon and might reach strong gale force during the night. The wind is likely to persist until tomorrow, Saturday the 10th of March. Rough seas are also likely to affect the harbour areas. [...]
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