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GTA concerned over tourism data released today for Gozo

The Gozo Tourism Association has issued a statement this evening with regard to the latest tourism statistics for the month of January 2012, released today by the National Statistics Office. On a regional level, the Gozo Tourism Association said that it “notes with concern the decrease of 545 in cumulative arrivals registered by Gozitan Hotels [...]
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Victoria Primary School organises day in aid of Puttinu Cares

The Victoria Gozo Primary School within the Gozo College will be organising a Uniform Free Day in aid of Puttinu Cares next Tuesday, the 3rd of April. The event involve all students attending the school, who will donate 1 Euro each in aid of Puttinu Cares. Besides their donation, these students will offer their prayers [...]
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Joint operation in clean-up of Pembroke Natura 2000 site

Two large skips were filled with separated waste in less than two hours during a clean-up of part of the Pembroke Natura 2000 site recently. The activity was organised by Nature Trust (Malta) in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy, the Malta Tourism Authority, the Armed Forces of Malta, and the Pembroke local council. The crew [...]
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86% of Malta’s municipal waste was landfilled in 2010

In the EU27, 502 kg of municipal waste was generated per person in 2010, while 486 kg of municipal waste was treated per person. In Malta 86% of municipal waste was landfilled and generated waste per person amounted to 591kg. The EU27 municipal waste was treated in different ways: 38% was landfilled, 22% incinerated, 25% [...]
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HSBC Malta furthers its support for Earth Hour this Saturday

This coming Saturday, the 31st of March 2012 at 8.30 pm, major cities and world landmarks across the globe will be turning their lights off for 60 minutes in support of Earth Hour. Set up by the World Wild Life Fund (WWF) in 2007, Earth Hour is an annual global event which encourages business and [...]
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Blaze is a friendly & happy little dog waiting for a new home

The Gozo SPCA in Victoria are caring for this young mixed breed dog called Blaze.. The Gozo SPCA spokesperson said that he is a “lovely little male dog who is about eighteen months old. He has been with Gozo SPCA just a short time and is already responding to training. He has a really sunny [...]
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Veglia alle Stelle on Gozo with Grupp Zghazagh tal-Katidral

Grupp Zghazagh tal-Katidral is organising a Veglia alle Stelle this coming Friday, the 30th of March 2012. This youth event consists of a night walk around the Gozitan countryside with various stops in a number of chapels. Departure time will be 10.30 pm from the Gozo Cathedral Square, finishing with a continental breakfast at around [...]
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Project by the 17+ Youth Group of the Don Bosco Oratory

The 17+ Youth Group of the Don Bosco Oratory of Gozo has just concluded a project co-financed by the EU Youth in Action programme under the Youth Initiative scheme. About fifty young persons from all over Gozo took part in this project aimed at providing basic skills needed by Gozitan youths when they move over [...]
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Gozo’s arrivals in accommodation for January down by 22%

In January, total arrivals in collective accommodation establishments stood at 58,026, down by 2.8 per cent when compared to last year. In Gozo, total arrivals and nights amounted to 1,931 and 5,592 respectively, implying drops of 22.0 per cent and 11.9 per cent over the corresponding period last year. The average length of stay stood [...]
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The 2012 LIFE+ programme call for proposals is now open

LIFE+ is the European Union’s direct funding programme for the Environment providing funding opportunities for the conservation of protected habitats and species, the halt of loss in biodiversity and the implementation of environmental policy through demonstrative, innovative and information projects. Environment protection is of crucial importance to the European Union and LIFE+ is there to [...]
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The 27th of March 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 27th of March 2012 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. This weeks articles in the PDF download include the following: 1. An exhibition of items related to Lent, Holy Week and Easter, organised by [...]
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Gozo Bishop visits the Museum & Cultural Centre project

Gozo Bishop Mario Grech was recently given a guided tour of the ERDF-supported museum being built by Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria near St George’s Basilica in Victoria. The various sections and aims were explained by the Project Co-ordinator Mgr Guzeppi Farrugia. St George’s Parish said that during this “official visit, Mgr Grech, who is also Dean [...]
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