Archive for » May 17th, 2012«

Villa Rundle Garden in Victoria inaugurated this evening

The Prime Minister Dr Lawrence Gonzi inaugurated the Villa Rundle Garden in Victoria earlier this evening. An extensive restructuring and embellishment project has been carried, following its closure in June 2010, which has given a completely new look to the gardens. A play area for children has been established as well as an auditorium where [...]
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Victor Agius’ Open Studio for Lejlet Lapsi – Notte Gozitana

Victor Agius is having an ‘Open Studio Event’ until the 20th of May showing his new works and artworks from his current project which was recently launched at the Sant’ Eufemia Gallery in Venice. Works on show include new paintings, ceramic sculptures, works on paper and limited edition prints. His Art Studio is in Bishop [...]
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Gozo SPCA is in urgent need of a loving home for Jake

Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria is in urgent need of a loving home for this very handsome dog called for Jake. Sadly Jake’s owner passed away recently and the people who have been caring for him since then are only able to continue looking after him for another 10 days. He is a 7 [...]
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Gozo team give a spirited performance against Malta Orgin

Malta Origin and Sliema Stompers recorded first up victories at the Balzan FC Ground in last night’s opening round of the 2012 MRL Dove Men+Care Championship. A spirited Gozo team asserted themselves against Malta Origin as the improvers of Maltese rugby after only forming 18 months ago and were well led by their senior players [...]
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Gharb Local Council participates in the OBIMED project

The Gharb Local Council, together with the Malta Tourism Society, The Maltese Italian Chamber of Commerce, The Council of Sciacca and the Council of Castelvetrano in Sicily is currently participating in the OBIMED Project (Out of the Blue isles in the Mediterranean). OBIMED aims at increasing cross border collaboration between Malta, Gozo and Sicily leading [...]
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Gozo seminar on ethics and values in social & civil dialogue

The Malta Council for Economic and Social Development (MCESD) will be holding another seminar from the series of seminars within the Closer to Europe Project, which is part financed through the European Social Fund. The next seminar and training will be held in Gozo at the Grand Hotel, on the 24th and 25th of May [...]
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Proposed change to IPPC permit condition at Delimara

In a statement this afternoon MEPA said that, the IPPC permit approved by the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board on 5 December 2011, authorised the operation of the Delimara Power Station Extension (DPSE) using heavy fuel oil (HFO). “The permit conditions require Enemalta to carry out ambient air monitoring, and stipulate that this [...]
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AD ‘concerned’ with Malta’s track record on LGBT rights

On the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, Alternattiva Demokratika, the Green Party said that it is concerned with Malta’s track record regarding the recognition of the rights of the LGBT community. Angele Deguara, AD Spokesperson for Social Policy and Civil Rights, said, “It is very disappointing to note that despite the rhetoric, Malta still [...]
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Gaulitanus Choir to perform a daytime concert this Saturday

The Gaulitanus Choir has once again been invited to participate in Lejlet Lapsi – Notte Gozitana 2012 being held in Gozo this weekend. The choir is giving a daytime concert of sacred music at the Gozo Cathedral this Saturday, the 19th of May at 11am. The choir will perform two English Sacred Songs and two [...]
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FKNK calls for ‘disciplinary action’ against police over drone

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK), has in a statement today called on the Police Commissioner to “immediately take the necessary disciplinary action against the Police Officers who joined the German based CABS members while they flew a drone that was not covered by permits.” FKNK said that “the German-based anti-hunting organisation [...]
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Special events to celebrate International Museum Day 2012

The International Council of Museums Malta is inviting the general public, to participate in the International Museum Day events which will officially be held around the 18th of May 2012. This is an annual international event, during which thousands of museums celebrate and raise awareness regarding a particular theme, this year entitled, “Museums in a [...]
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Meat production and producer value both fall in Q1 of 2012

In the first quarter this year, meat production and the producer value declined by 11.5 and 8.5 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2011. Meat production in the first quarter amounted to 2,810 tonnes, a drop of 11.5 per cent over the comparative period last year. An increase of 5.6 per [...]
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