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GUG welcomes prospect of additional EU funds for Gozo

The Gozo University Group (GUG) has said that it welcomes the news that the government is expected to trigger a mechanism that will enable it to gain additional EU funds for Gozo between 2014 and 2020. The Group said that Gozo as island region should be given the necessary tools and mechanisms to be able [...]
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Archbishop Mgr Guzeppi Mercieca at St George’s yesterday

Yesterday was a special day for St George’s parish and its community; H.L. Mgr Guzeppi Mercieca, Archbishop Emeritus of Malta, an esteemed son of St George’s parish, presided over a Pontifical Concelebration at 11.00am, which was animated by the Laudate Pueri Choir of the basilica. During this year 2012, Archbishop Mercieca is commemorating the sixtieth [...]
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Reader complains that midday ferries cross to Gozo half full

An angry Gozo News reader has sent in photographs of two Gozo Channel Ferries leaving Cirkewwa at midday today. He complained bitterly that one ferry was leaving with a total of just 150 vechles on board and that the other was only half full. The photo montage shows the two ferries departing and the large [...]
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Good Shepherd Pastoral Centre Projects Well Underway

The projects being carried out at The Good Shepherd Pastoral Centre include the construction and finishing of a water reservoir to catch rainwater for domestic use in the Centre and the supply and installation of energy-saving floodlighting which will light the synthetic football pitch. The Bishop Cauchi eco-family memorial Park and Sports Facilities is presently [...]
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Alternattiva Demokratika calls for increase in minimum wage

Alternattiva Demokratika has welcomed the report by Caritas which calls for an increase in the minimum wage. AD reiterated its budget proposal for an increase in the minimum wage, and called for other political parties to endorse this proposal, and pointed out that the Caritas’ report vindicates AD’s long held belief. Angele Deguara, AD spokesperson [...]
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