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French Ambassador for Malta visits the Mayor of Victoria

The new French Ambassador for Malta Monsieur Michel Vandepoorter recently paid a courtesy visit to the Mayor of Victoria, Dr Samuel Azzopardi, in his first visit to the island of Gozo. They discussed stronger relations between Malta and France through local councils and the possible future twinning between Victoria and a French city.
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Gozo SPCA is in urgent need of a loving home for Diana

Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria is in urgent need of a home for ‘Diana.’ The Centre spokesperson said, this lovely little dog, is female and about 2-years old. She has a very friendly sweet nature and is very pretty. Sadly Diana’s owner died, leaving nobody to care for her. She is currently being fostered, [...]
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Grand prize of €30,000 to be won with Vodafone Play & Win

All Vodafone customers now have the opportunity to participate in the Vodafone Play and Win Competition and get the chance to win prizes. The top scorer at the end of the trivia competition will win the Grand Prize of €30,000. “Participation is easy,” the company said, “customers are to send an SMS to 50913606 with [...]
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Children’s ‘Library Day’ takes place at Xaghra Public Library

With the aim of encouraging children to enjoy reading, the Xaghra Local Council once again organised a ‘Library Day’ as part of the Xaghra Day activities. The Council said that the ‘Patri Gigi Camilleri SJ’ Public Library, is one of the most active libraries in Gozo with an increasing number of residents and Gozitan people [...]
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HSBC Malta Foundation sponsors book – Common Sense

A new self-help book entitled ‘Common Sense – a better understanding of emotional well-being’, launched at Villa Francia in Lija, brought the HSBC Malta Foundation, the Farsons Foundation, the Central Bank of Malta, the Office of the Prime Minister and Agenda Book Shop together in support of this publication. The proceeds of the sale of [...]
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Concert by ‘Hapeggios’ as part of the JP2 Memorial Festival

The Santa Lucija Administrative Committee, together with the JP2 Foundation has announced that a music concert by the local group ‘Hapeggios,’ to be held on Tuesday, the 1st of May, 2012. The group requires no introduction whatsoever, having taken part in several events around Malta and Gozo, including a special concert held under the patronage [...]
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Xaghra man sentenced to 5 years for drug trafficking

The Gozo court this morning sentenced Carmel Mifsud of Xaghra to 5 years imprisonment for drug trafficking. He was also given a fine of €1,000. The 51-year old, who was arrested on Friday morning at his residence, pleaded guilty to the charge and to those of the possesion of heroin and cannabis and being a [...]
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AD launches its framework for a sustainable mobility plan

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party has launched a framework for a sustainable mobility plan which aims for sustainable planning and improved quality of life of residents. The plan is co-authored by Ralph Cassar and Denise Attard-Sacco. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “a sustainable mobility plan should be adopted by authorities and local councils to [...]
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EU funds to be invested in a more sustainable fishing sector

The future of seafood supply was at the centre of a debate organised by The Alliance for Common Fisheries Policy Reform and EU Commissioner for Fish-ries and Maritime Affairs Maria Damanaki at the European Seafood Exposition, the world’s largest seafood trade event. Representatives of the seafood industry learnt that public money could help to secure [...]
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