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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra, Gozo, on Friday, the 1st of June, between the hours of 8.30am to 3.30pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ MARSALFORN.
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‘Lwien ir-Rebbiegha’ festivities in Zebbug this Saturday

For the fourth consecutive year, the Zebbug Local Council is organising the popular annual event ‘Lwien ir-Rebbiegha’ and it will be held this coming Saturday, the 2nd of June. Banda Santa Marija of Zebbug will perform festive band marches from 8.00pm onwards, making their way around the main streets of the village. The main events [...]
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New EU mobile roaming and data services adopted today

The Council of the European Union today adopted a regulation on roaming on public mobile communications networks within the EU. The objective is to establish a common approach to ensure that roaming users do not pay excessive prices for Union-wide roaming services when travelling within the Union. The regulation will be published in the EU [...]
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April’s industrial producer price index went down by 1.2%

Provisional data indicate that the industrial producer price index in April went down by 1.2 per cent when compared to the previous month. In April, the producer price index for total industry went down by 1.2 per cent, resulting from a decrease of 2.3 per cent in intermediate goods. However, consumer goods edged up by [...]
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“Half-baked incentives for old building rehabilitation” – AD

Michael Briguglio, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, Chairperson said, “Governments introduction of fiscal incentives for the rehabilitation of old buildings is at best half baked. It only covers schedule 1 and 2 properties and excludes other properties in Urban Conservation Area. AD therefore demands a revision of this policy, and also reiterates its call [...]
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MaltaPost rolls out its historical mobile post office

Drivers, passengers and pedestrians can shortly expect to see a bright new addition grace Malta’s roads – MaltaPost’s beautifully-converted 1965 Scammell Tractor will begin its new life as a vintage mobile post office, today, Wednesday, the 30th of May. Following on from 24 months of dedicated restoration works, this vehicle is now in tip-top condition [...]
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ESU offers free proof-reading service to Gozo businesses

The Gozo Branch of the English Speaking Union (ESU) which encourages literacy in English, is pleased to anounce that it has formed an action group to offer a free proof-reading service for local businesses that wish to have documents printed. The documents must not exceed 4 x A4 pages as there will be a charge [...]
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Movie ‘Fort Ross’ being filmed in the Qbajjar area of Gozo

Xwejni, Qbajjar and the salt pans, have been completely changed by a purpose-built set, where scenes are being shot for the film ‘Fort Ross.’ Fort Ross, is being shot on the 200th anniversary of the setting up of a small Russian colony on the coast of California. The colony failed and was sold to a [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur, Sannat and Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur, Sannat and Zebbug, Gozo, on Thursday, the 31st of May. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur 8.00am-11.00am: TRIQ TAD- DURU, TRIQ TAL- HANAQ, TRIQ TA’ HIDA, TRIQ IR- RAMLA L-HAMRA, TRIQ SAN GUZEPP TRIQ SAN KURUNATU TRIQ [...]
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Social Security Customer Care available at Xaghra Council

The Ministry for Justice, Public Dialogue and Family has announced that as from tomorrow, Wednesday the 30th May of 2012 onwards, the Department of Social Security, in collaboration with the Xaghra Local Council, will start offering customer care service at the Xaghra Local Council’s administrative offices. The service offered at the Xaghra Local Council will [...]
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Two new ambulances inaugurated for Gozo General Hospital

Two new ambulances, which will be operating from the General Hospital in Victoria, were inaugurated this morning by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono. The Minister said that the Ministery is seriously committed to the health service in Gozo and to deliver what it promised for the benefit of Gozitan patients and to others that [...]
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Tourist arrivals in Gozo increase in Q1 but drop in Malta

Total arrivals and nights spent in collective accommodation in Malta dropped by 5.5 and 10.1 per cent respectively, however both resident and non-resident arrivals in Gozo and Comino recorded increases, standing at 8,691 and 3,895 respectively. Nights spent by non-residents advanced 25.9 per cent, while resident nights registered marginal increases. Figures for total arrivals and [...]
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BOV undertakes €1.5 million ATM network upgrade project

Bank of Valletta is upgrading its ATM network with an investment of over €1.5 million as part of a programme to improve customer convenience which will involve the addition of 15 new machines, as well as creation of lobbies for security and privacy. Through this major upgrade some of these branches will now boast two [...]
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The 29th of May 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 29th 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 article in the PDF download is: The annual campaign towards a morally strong environment. The annual campaign towards a morally strong environment, [...]
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