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Patches & Boy are 2 fun loving dogs needing forever homes

The Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria have two young dogs that are both in need of their own loving homes. Patches is a happy, lively and very friendly female dog. However, very sadly she has not had much success finding herself a ‘forever’ home. She was abandoned in Marsalforn and picked up by a [...]
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The Gozo Football Marathon 2012 draws good crowds

The Gozo Football Marathon 2012, took place over the weekend at the Gozo Stadium in Xewkija. The event was organised by the Puttinu Cares Gozo Committee in aid of Puttinu Cares, the organisation that helps children and their families who suffer with cancer. A Health Awareness Day was also held yesterday as part of marathon [...]
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HSBC Group continues to invest in Maltese business

HSBC Group Chief Executive Officer Stuart Gulliver said in a statement today, that: “Malta is one of our best performing markets and we continue to invest in our Maltese franchise, expanding our range of services and products for our customers.” Mark Watkinson, HSBC Bank Malta Chief Executive, said, “There are exciting opportunities to develop our [...]
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A positive upbringing for children – Blue Ribbon Campaign

Children have the right to live in a safe environment, where they can develop in a healthy way, away from any type of abuse. This is the main aim of an informative campaign the Foundation for Social Welfare Services will be working on throughout May. This campaign will be creating more awareness about the importance [...]
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16th edition of the Bir Miftuh International Music Festival

Din l-Art Helwa has announced the 16th edition of the Bir Miftuh International Music Festival. High calibre musicians performing in the unique medieval ambiance of the Church of Santa Marija ta’ Bir Miftuh, never fail to enchant the public. This year Din l-Art Helwa will present: A String Recital by the Kalypso Ensemble on Saturday [...]
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Keltika Concert to be held in Nadur in aid of Puttinu Cares

‘Encounters,’ a concert by Keltika, is being held at the MBC Theatre in Nadur, this coming Saturday, the 12th of May at 7.30pm. After two successful concerts in Malta on the 16th and 17th March, Keltika are crossing over to Gozo to bring perform another concert featuring Irish and Celtic Music with a lovely choir [...]
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Zebbug Day 2012 celebrated with a day of entertainment

The Zebbug Local Council organised various activities to mark Zebbug Day 2012, which was celebrated recently. In the morning, a Football Tournament for children was held on the grounds of the Primary School, coordinated by the local football team management of Zebbug Rovers F.C. In the evening a Thanksgiving Mass was celebrated at Zebbug Parish [...]
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December’s employment figures up on the previous year

Administrative data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation indicate that during December 2011, persons working on a full-time basis numbered 149,764, an increase of 1.6 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2010. During the month under review, the labour supply (excluding part-timers) increased by 1.5 per cent, reaching 156,351 persons. This [...]
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Most major road works to be completed by end of July

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) said in a statement this morning that a meeting was held with Minister Austin Gatt together with other senior executives from Transport Malta to discuss the current state of the roads and related re-structuring projects in Malta and Gozo. Mr Tony Zahra, MHRA President, stated that a “proper [...]
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Weekend cricket between Marsa and the Steamboat Willies

Over the weekend the Marsa C.C took on the Steamboat Willies C.C from England. On Saturday the visitors won the toss and batted first in the forty over encounter. They lost an early wicket in Jason Kleeman, after that they started to steady through Mart Tannosa (nine runs) and then started to over power the [...]
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