Archive for » March 31st, 2012«

Health Awareness Day in Gozo attracts a large crowd

A Health Awareness Day took place today, organised by the Health Awareness Committee within the Gozo General Hospital. During the event, which took place at the Arkadia Commercial Centre in Victoria, the numerous people that attended had the opportunity to check their weight and body mass index (BMI), blood pressure reading, blood glucose testing and [...]
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LAGs re-issue Expression of Interest for Measure 125

The Managing Authority within the Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs has announced that the Local Action Groups (LAG) under the LEADER Programme are re-issuing the Expression of Interest for Measure 125 of the Rural Development Programme for Malta (2007-2013). The previous expression of interest initially closed on 2nd of December 2011. This extension is [...]
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33rd anniversary of Freedom Day celebrated in Gozo

The 33rd anniversary of Freedom Day, was celebrated today at Independence Square in Victoria The National and Regional Celebrations Committee within the Ministry for Gozo organised the commemorative ceremony and concert by the Malta Police Band The commemoration ceremony and concert was presided over by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono.
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BLM distances itself from proposed migration study by MEPA

BirdLife Malta today revealed that the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) will be commissioning a last minute study on Turtle Dove and Quail migration in spring which is planned to start in only nine days. BirdLife said that it “received an invitation last Thursday evening from an environment consultancy firm appointed to carry out [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug, Gozo, on Monday, the 2nd of April, between the hours of 8.30am to 1.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ ID- DULURI, TRIQ IL- MUNGBELL, TRIQ L- ISQOF GUZEPPI PACE, TRIQ TAL- PLEJJU and TRIQ IL- WIED.
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Persons with ME and FM excluded from free medicines – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party expressed its disappointment that ME (Myalgic Encephalopathy) and FM (Fibromyalgia) have not been included in Government’s new list of chronic conditions, in the schedule V which guarantee entitlement for free medicines. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “Persons with ME and FM face constant difficulties in their everyday life. They [...]
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Gharb Council to hold the 6th edition of ‘Seher il-Punent’

The Gharb Local Gouncil has announced that following on from the success of previous years, it will once again be organising the popular family festival ‘Seher il-Punent.’ This year will be the sixth edition of the festival and it will take place between the 27th and 29th of April, 2012. There will be many different [...]
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Sannat Primary School children celebrate ‘Arbor Day 2012?

Children attending Sannat Primary School, within the College of Gozo, together with their teachers, recently took part in a programme of activities for the occasion of ‘Arbor Day 2012.’ This symbolic ceremony was, as in other years, organised as part of the Hands on Farming in Gozo. In celebration of Arbor Day 2012, children planted [...]
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