Archive for » April 2nd, 2012«

Boy is the newest arrival at the Gozo SPCA Centre in Victoria

The Gozo SPCA in Victoria are taking care of this lovely young dog named Boy. The Centre spokesperson said that “Boy is the latest arrival at the Gozo SPCA and as you can see he is a very good looking young dog. He certainly cannot be called small and although only about 14 weeks old, [...]
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8 out of 10 say stress in the workplace to rise – EU survey

Job-related stress is a concern for the large majority of the European workforce, concludes the 2nd European Opinion Poll on Occupational Safety and Health. The survey, conducted by Ipsos MORI on behalf of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), measured the opinions of over 35,000 members of the general public in [...]
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28th edition of Fiera Festa tal-Ghadira to be held at Kercem

The 28th edition of the annual Fiera Festa tal-Ghadira, Kercm is to be held on Sunday, the 15th of April from 1pm onwards. The Fiera tal-Ghadira has become an annual event not only for the residents of the village of Kercem, but also for many Gozitans, Maltese and tourists visiting the island. Fiera tal-Ghadira fair [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Gharb

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Gharb on Wednesday, the 4th of April, between the hours of 8.30am to 2.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: Ghajnsielem: PJAZZA TAD- DEHRA, PJAZZA INDIPENDENZA, PJAZZA MADONNA TA’ LORETO, TRIQ ANGLU GRECH and TRIQ FUQ IL-GHAJN. [...]
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Euro area unemployment up to 10.8% & EU27 up to 10.2%

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.8% in February 2012, compared with 10.7% in January. It was 10.0% in February 2011. The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.2% in February 2012, compared with 10.1% in January. It was 9.5% in February 2011. Eurostat estimates that 24.550 million men and women in the EU27, of [...]
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Enjoy a guided walk along Xlendi’s spectacular coastline

The Xlendi Administrative Committee with the assistance of The Sports Initiative Scheme 2012 managed by the Department for Local Government together with The Malta Council for Sports is inviting Xlendi and Munxar residents to participate in trekking activities along Xlendi’s coastline, as part of the initiative promoting physical activity. These trekking activities are going to [...]
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Cross symbolising unity inaugurated at Nadur Primary School

Gozo College Nadur Primary School recently celebrated the children’s success and diversity during the annual Celebration Day held at the Dr Joe Debono assembly hall. Prior to the celebration activities, a new artistic project done by an EkoSkola Committee volunteer and local artist, Mr Charlie Camilleri and the Year 5 children was inaugurated by the [...]
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Government prefers sitting on the fence on IVF issue – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that “it is scandalous that Government has put IVF legislation on the back burner for so long, more so when a consensus position was reached in parliament on the issue.” ‘”Depicting IVF as some form of ‘evil’ and painting supporters of a reproductive technology which mimics and helps [...]
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Schools cricket festival held by the Malta Cricket Association

Last Thursday the Malta Cricket Association had a schools cricket festival which included Kirkop Boys Secondary, Poala Boys Secondary, Pembroke Girls Secondary and San Anton secondary. The MCA thanked everyone who had helped in the event, including the Sport Promotion Unit, all the teachers, Adam Caruana, Malcolm Crabbe, Gordon P Hewitt, Mike Rawle, George Roberts, [...]
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Expenditure in 2011 on Social Security Benefits down 0.5%

Expenditure on Social Security Benefits declined by 0.5 per cent during 2011, mainly on account of lower outlays on Pensions in respect of Retirement, Pensions in respect of Invalidity and Social Assistance. Total expenditure on Social Security Benefits during 2011 amounted to €728.0 million, down by €3.4 million from the previous year. This reflected mainly [...]
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