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New Gozo University Group executive elected at its AGM

A new executive for the Gozo University Group (GUG) was elected last Saturday. The Annual General Meeting was held at the Sir Wistin Camilleri School of Art, Ghajnsielem. The Presidential, Administrative and financial report were brought forward and approved by the attendants, as well as each executive member’s summary of his/her work in GUG during [...]
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Claire Borg photographic exhibition at the Banca Giuratale

A photographic exhibition by Claire Borg, entitled ‘L-Ghawdxija – The Gozitan Woman,’ was recently inaugurated by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono. The exhibition, is being held at the Banca Giuratale, Victoria, Gozo until the 29th of July and will be open from Monday to Friday between 8.00am and 3.00pm. Saturdays & Sundays from 9.00am [...]
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Special needs chldren still getting raw deal in education – EU

Despite commitments by Member States to promote inclusive education, children with special educational needs and disabled adults are still getting a raw deal, according to a report published today by the European Commission. Many are placed in segregated institutions and those in mainstream educational settings often receive inadequate support, it says. The report calls on [...]
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Gozo’s ERRC members receive AFM helicopter training

During the past few weeks, nineteen volunteers and lifeguards from Gozo’s Emergency Response and Rescue Corps (ERRC) attended a helicopter approach training session at the Armed Forces of Malta Air Wing which is the Unit tasked with Helicopter Rescue Operations. This training consisted of theoretical lectures about safety aimed at minimising risks when using a [...]
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MEUSAC information session on exploring the environment

MEUSAC is organising an event to promote EU funding programmes related to the environment for NGOs and businesses active in the sector as well as local councils that are interested in realising “green” initiatives in their localities. The info session will provide an overview of various EU programmes that can further support and develop these [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Sannat and Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Sannat and Victoria, Gozo, on Thursday, the 12th of July, between the hours of 8.30am to 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: Sannat: TRIQ DAHLA TAC-CNUS, TRIQ TA’ DUN LUQA and TRIQ TA’ CENC. Victoria: TRIQ SIR LUIGI [...]
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Leone Band to rock in Marsalforn with Winter Moods duo

Following the successful 5th edition of Leone Goes Pop in June, Gozo’s Leone Band said that it is once again moving to its summer show venue in Marsalforn, “Gozo’s most popular summer resort.” The repeat performance of the Leone Goes Pop’s 5th edition will be taking place on Tuesday, the 24th of July starting at [...]
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New fisheries report confirms need to reduce overcapacity

A new report on member states’ efforts to balance fishing capacity with fishing opportunities published by the European Commission supports calls for significant changes within EU fisheries policy. It confirms the very slow pace at which the EU fishing fleet continues to decrease in size. Overcapacity, i.e. too many fishing boats for the volume of [...]
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General Government deficit for 1st quarter up by €41m

The deficit recorded by the General Government for the first quarter this year amounted to €85.5 million, an increase of €41.0 million over the comparable period of 2011. During January-March 2012, total revenue stood at €662.2 million, an increase of €32.3 million compared to the first quarter of 2011. The main contributors were ‘taxes on [...]
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The 10th of July 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 10th of July 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 are: 1. Two year 5 pupils from St Francis school, Victoria, Lorna Jane Cini of Ghajnsielem and [...]
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A memorable summer’s evening ‘Concert Under the Stars’

The Gozo CCU Foundation held its 5th ‘Concert Under the Stars’ at Ta Frenc on Sunday. This very popular evening, was hailed as a resounding success, “with great food, wine and entertainment,” the Foundation said. In her speech the Chairman of the Foundation, Dame Carmen Bellamy, said that “anyone who visits the Gozo CCU/ITU Ward [...]
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