Archive for » March 10th, 2012«

Vote counting now underway at the Gozo Sports Centre

The Local Council elections took place in Malta and Gozo today, when polling stations opened between 7am and 7pm. Turnout was very low first thing due to the bad weather, but improved slightly as the morning went on and by 1pm it had reached an average of 28% as the rain stopped and the wind [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

A Concert of Sacred Music by the Victory Band of Xaghra

On the occasion of Holy Week festivities in Xaghra, the Victory Philharmonic Society will present a Concert of Sacred Music, ‘Resurrexit,’ at the Collegiate, Basilica and Sancutary of the Nativity of Our Lady, on Saturday,the 31st of March 2012 from 8pm onwards. During this concert, the Band will commemorate the memory of four former bandsmen [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Ministry issues clarification on process of organ donation

The Ministry For Health, the Elderly and Community Care, said in a statement today that to date Malta has no National legislation which regulates organ donation. The Ministry said it is currently in the final stages of transposing current EU legislation in this regard. This draft legislation which transposes EU directive 2010/45 is currently being [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Scheduled power suspensions in Xewkja on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija on Monday, the 12th of March, between the hours of 8.00am to 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ GUZE’ D’ AMATO, TRIQ IR- ROTONDA, TRIQ L- IMGARR and TRIQ SAN BERT.
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Average turnout at polling stations is 28% up to 1pm

The Local Council elections take place in Malta and Gozo today, with polling stations open from 7am this morning. Turnout was very low first thing due to the bad weather, but improved slightly as the morning went on and by 1pm it had reached an average of 28% as the rain stopped and the wind [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Draft document on areas for open storage in Gozo & Malta

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority, MEPA has issued a draft document in respect to Areas of Containment, and Open Storage Areas in Malta and Gozo for public consultation, GRTU said. The scope of this document is to prepare guidelines to clarify the way forward on Areas of Containment. These Areas of Containment are identified [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Bad weather keeps people away as polling stations open

The Local Council elections take place in Malta and Gozo today, with polling stations open from 7am this morning. However, turnout is poor so far with due to the strong winds and rain that are sweeping the islands. The Polling stations will remain open until 7pm, when ballot boxes will be taken to the Gozo [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Strong north-easterly winds sweep across Malta & Gozo

Update: All through the evening and night very strong north-easterly winds, gregale, have swept across Gozo and Malta. The strongs winds and thunderstorms are continuing this morning with gusts reaching storm force 10. Marsalforn was very badly hit this morning by the strong winds, rain and high waves, causing flooding and destruction along the promenade. [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off