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Recreation area inaugurated at id- Dahla tac-Cnus, Sannat

A new recreation area has been inaugurated by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono in Sannat, at a location known as id- Dahla tac-Cnus. Also present was the Mayor of Sannat Mr Philip Vella and Dr Stefan Buontempo, Labour Spokesperson for Local Government. The Minister said that “those who live in the area, as well [...]
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Is this MEPA’s idea of environmental justice? – FAA

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar and the St. Julian’s Residents’ Association in a statement this afternoon said that “at a time when MEPA has been taking some sensible decisions, it was extremely disappointing to see the Planning Directorate recommend approval of a block of apartments that, if built, would wall up the windows of the block [...]
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Nature Trust (Malta)’s 50th Anniversary celebrations

President George Abela attended an event marking the beginning of Nature Trust (Malta)’s 50th anniversary celebrations at Xrobb l-Ghagin Nature Park and Sustainable Development Centre in Delimara this morning. The President was one of 50 personalities, ranging from politicians and business people to singers and actors, who planted a tree each to mark the environment [...]
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MEUSAC launches the National Mural Design Competition

As part of the Joint Communication Plan for 2012 under the Management Partnership Agreement, MEUSAC is launching the National Mural Design Competition. The competition seeks to provide a platform for the involvement of creative individuals in communicating the roles of the European Union through artistic expression. The murals are to target and attract a wide [...]
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Foxie happily back home & reunited with Jake & her friends

The Gozo SPCA returned Foxie to her home at the farm this morning. Betty Berry of the Gozo SPCA, who collected Foxie yesterday afternoon said the she had travelled well but as it was late returning to Gozo she was kept in a cosy kennel in the Gozo SPCA van until this morning. “She slept [...]
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A New Image For Gozo – An event to be held by GUG

GUG has announced that it is organising an event with a new concept, combining music, fashion, modeling and photography into one place. There will be different talents involved but they will be clearly gathered as a united concept. Their theme will include ‘seasons’ and will thus include partial acts which can be composed in accordance [...]
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MMDNA visit nearly half a million in the community in 1 year

Mario Galea, Parliamentary Secretary for the Elderly and Communty Care, during a courtesy visit to MMDNA said that, “during the year 2011, Malta Memorial District Nursing Association (MMDNA) nurses paid 495,000 visits within the community. This meant an increase of circa three thousand visits on the previous year. During 2011, 442,000 visits were paid to [...]
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Programme of activities in celebration of Xaghra Day 2012

The Xaghra Local Council has announced a programme of activities to commemorate the 324th anniversary of the Xaghra Parish foundation. These will take place between Wednesday, the 25th and Sunday, the 29th of April 2012. The Xaghra Parish was founded on 28th April 1688 through the Episcopal Decree Cum In Prima signed by Bishop Davide [...]
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Pig population down 34.4% in Malta & almost 30% in Gozo

In December 2011, the pig population amounted to 46,287 heads, down by 34.4 per cent, or 24,296 over 2010. A decline of 26.9 per cent was recorded in the breeding stock, which ultimately contributed to a 36.4 per cent drop in fattening pigs. The census revealed that 116 holdings (-11.5 per cent) were engaged in [...]
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