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Interruptions to GO fibre link in Gozo because of road works

GO has said that it would like to inform its customers that due to road works in the Cirkewwa area, communications links in the area will have to be diverted to an alternative route. GO services will be unavoidably affected during the process. The works on GO’s Malta-Gozo fibre link are programmed for Thursday, the [...]
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Leone Goes Pop’s 5th edition being performed next month

Winter Moods are to feature in the 5th edition of Leone Goes Pop concert, produced by Gozo’s Leone band on Saturday, the 9th of June. The 5th edition of the pop/rock concert is coinciding with the opening of the Leone band’s 150th anniversary celebrations, which kick off this year and are due to concluded in [...]
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Hunters & trappers condemn MEPA action on Victoria Lines

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) and the Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) said in a statement this afternoon that they condemn in the strongest possible terms “the dastardly decision” of the Malta Environment Planning Authority (MEPA) approving plans “to build 20 houses on a hillside below Madliena near the Victoria Lines.” FKNK and KSU [...]
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Hondoq project appeal hearing postponed until October

The MEPA Board appeal hearing which was due to be held at noon today, on the proposed Hondoq ir-Rummein – Qala Creek project application, has been postponed again, as the developers failed to present submissions related to their appeal on time. The date has now been given as October the 16th, after the developers requested [...]
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‘Open Morning’ being held on Sunday at the Gozo SPCA

An ‘Open Morning’ is taking place next Sunday, the 27th of May, between 9am and 1pm, at the Gozo SPCA Centre in Victoria. The ‘Open Morning’ will coincide with the charity fair which is held on the adjacent football ground, to the rear of the bus station, in Victoria. The Gozo SPCA volunteers look forward [...]
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Peasant Costumes: Insights into Rural life and society

Heritage Malta has recently inaugurated a display of popular costumes, as interpreted in their right ethnographic and historical context, at the Exhibition Hall within the Ministry for Gozo, Victoria. This exhibition will run till the end of July. This exhibition is much more than folk dress on display. Like all other forms of art, costumes [...]
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88 students to sit their exams at the Gozo Campus in June

The University of Malta has said today that 88 Gozitan University students off 71 courses will sit for their exams at the Gozo Campus in June. The Minister for Gozo, announced the pilot project last week, saying that for the first time Gozitan University students will be able to choose to do their exams on [...]
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BirdLife Malta condemns vandalism at Xrobb l-Ghagin Park

BirdLife Malta today condemned the destruction of over 170 trees at Xrobb l-Ghagin Park reported by Nature Trust Malta yesterday, adding that it is deplorable that in this day and age such cowardly acts continue to undermine the work of environmental organisations and the government. Nature Trust Malta yesterday reported that 170 newly planted trees, [...]
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ICER Project consultation meeting on rural tourism in Gozo

As part of the Ministry for Gozo’s involvement in the ICER Project, it is carrying out an analysis of the existing rural tourism situation in Gozo. This analysis will go to provide the basis for a set of recommendations to foster rural tourism in Gozo. The meeting will also provide stakeholders with an opportunity to [...]
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Three fatalites in construction industry in first part of 2012

Claims in respect of non-fatal accidents at work decreased by 9.4 per cent in the first quarter when compared to the corresponding period in 2011. Three fatal accidents at work were reported. Administrative records provided by the Department of Social Security indicate that 666 persons had an accident during the course of their work during [...]
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AD opposes development on virgin land in Madliena

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party is opposing the development of virgin land in Madliena. Prof. Arnold Cassola, said, “It is amazing how MEPA continues insisting on giving permission to the Madliena Ridge project for the building of 24 houses beneath Madliena. The project was refused permission in 2008 because MEPA considered that the original [...]
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ITV Granada live Diamond Jubilee coverage on Melita & Go

ITV Granada has announcedplans to broadcast coverage of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, live from London on Tuesday, the 5th of June. The all-day live event, produced by ITN, will be hosted from Buckingham Palace by Julie Etchingham and Phillip Schofield. It begins with a service of thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral and then follows [...]
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The 22nd of May 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 22nd 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. The Foundation’s Bishop Nikol Cauchi recalled the late Mgr Nikol G. Cauchi by [...]
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Works starts on synthetic turf surface at Ghajnsielem F.C.

The structural works on the long-awaited synthetic turf surface of the Ghajnsielem FC football ground has now got underway. The new facilities will include a full sized, or two five-a-side artificial pitches,a new flood-lighting system and other amenities. The project is being sponsored by the Ministry of Gozo, Gozo Football Association and the Malta Football [...]
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