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Work well underway at Ghajnsielem’s St Joseph Band Club

Several work projects are currently underway at the St Joseph Band Club in Ghanjsielem. Structural work is taking place beneath the concert hall where a large open area is being excavated. Once completed, the new room at basement level will provide extra space to enlarge the current store area. A larger kitchen with cold-room facilities, [...]
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Xaghra Councillors in Spain at DIAMI Int Conference

Xaghra Local Councillors Dr Christian Zammit and Dr Joseph Attard are currently in Spain as part of the DIAMI project. They are visiting Puerto Lumbreras to attend an international conference on immigration. The conference, which got underway yesterday, Monday the 7th and finish on Thursday, the 10th of May, is part of the DIAMI project [...]
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Gozitan man given 13 month sentence for motoring offences

28-year Julian Calleja of Munxar, was sentenced in the Gozo Courts today to thirteen months in prison today after he pleaded guilty to dangerous driving and driving withouth a licence and insurance. Mr Calleja was also accused of driving without a seat belt, speeding in a residential area and being in breach of several conditions [...]
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62-year old British woman injured in Fontana traffic accident

A 62-year-old British woman was seriousl injured this morning after she was hit by a car while walking in Xlendi Road, Fontana. The incident happened at around 7.40am following a collision between two cars, causing one of the cars to hit the pedestrian. The two cars involved were a Toyota Yaris, driven by a 32-year-old [...]
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UHM sign Collective Agreement with Gozo Channel Company

The Port and Transport Section of UHM today signed a collective agreement with Gozo Channel. UHM said that although “the talks were difficult, after a series of discussions with the management of Gozo Channel and with the intervention of Minister Tonio Fenech, who is responsible for Gozo Channel, an agreement was reached on the financial [...]
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AD believes persons with ME and FM deserve basic rights

The 12th May is the FM-Fibromyalgia, ME-Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and CFS-Chronic Fatigue Syndrome International Awareness Day.Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party reiterated its call for inclusive social policies with regards to persons with ME and FM. D. Claire Azzopardi Lane, AD spokesperson for Disability Issues and Sports, said “AD believes that persons with ME and FM [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Kercem Xewkija & Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Kercem Xewkija and Zebbug, Gozo, on Thursday, the 10th of May. The following areas will be affected by thiese scheduled power suspensions: Kercem 8.30am-3.30pm: TRIQ GHAR ILMA, TRIQ QASAM SAN GORG and TRIQ SAN NIKLAW. Xewkija 830am-3.00pm: TRIQ INDRI BORG, TRIQ IC- CANGAR, TRIQ [...]
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Mellieha Council advises authorities agreed road closures

In a reply to the statement from the Gozo Business Chamber this morning regarding road diversions in Mellieha, the Mellieha Local Council said that “whilst it understands that this may cause inconvenience to Gozitans, everyone had to bear a portion of the weight and make some sacrifices with this project.” “The Mellieha residents are having [...]
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Gozitan year 5 students enjoy a trip to Hondoq ir-Rummien

Year five students from Gozo College schools recently participated in an educational outing to Hondoq ir-Rummien Valley, Qala. This Spring outing was organised as part of the Hands on Farming programme within the Gozo College with the collaboration and support of the EcoGozo Regional Development Directorate. The main aim of this outing, apart from appreciating [...]
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Fourtissimo Brass Quartet concert for JP2 Memorial Festival

The seventh edition of the JP2 Memorial Festival continues, this time with a music concert being held by the Ghasri Local Council in collaboration with the JP2 Foundation, featuring the locally-renowned Fourtissimo Brass Quartet. The concert is to be held on Wednesday, the 9th May of 2012, at the Basilica of the Patronage of Our [...]
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The number of registered business units rose 2.8% in 2011

In 2011, the number of registered business units rose by 2.8 per cent to 64,933 from 63,139 in 2010 (see note below). By legal organisation, 64.3 per cent of all business units were ‘sole ownerships/partnerships.’ These amounted to 41,739 registered units. Limited liability companies, which represented 32.2 per cent of all business units in 2011, [...]
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MaltaPost launches the EUROPA 2012 stamps collection

MaltaPost has launched EUROPA 2012 Stamps Collection which marks the international 2012 theme, “Visit…..”, with a set of two stamps showing the stunning view of the Grand Harbour taken from the Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta MaltaPost will this year participate in the EUROPA competition with a set of two stamps, valued at €0.37 and €1.19. [...]
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GBC calls for a stop to “abusive action” by Mellieha Mayor

The Gozo Business Chamber said in a statement this morning that it “would like to express its utter dismay at the fact that the Mayor of Mellieha has ordered that the road leading from Ghadira Bay to Mellieha at the roundabout of The Sea Bank Hotel is closed to anyone trying to access it, except [...]
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The 8th of May 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 8th of May 2012 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. This weeks articles in the PDF download include the following: 1. Ersilia Gatt of Victoria marked her 100th birthday with a concelebrated Mass led [...]
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