Archive for » July 14th, 2012«

Gozo Dive Centre confirms commitment to ocean protection

The 100% AWARE programme is promoted worldwide by PADI’s Project AWARE organisation which focuses on underwater conservation. In support of this programme, the Bubbles Dive Centre in Marsalforn is making a donation towards ocean protection on behalf of every student who passes a diving course at the centre. “The centre said that by “becoming 100% [...]
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Biff & Patches are two friendly dogs needing forever homes

Biff is a handsome, friendly Boxer dog and is currently at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria. He was taken there after a lady very kindly picked him up as a stray from Ghajnsielem. Having spent some time on the streets, Biff was very thin and hungry when he arrived there, but with a [...]
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St George’s Feast being celebrated in Victoria this weekend

St George’s Basilica in Victoria is celebrating St George’s Feast this weekend. This morning a Pontifical concelebration took place presided by H.L. Mgr Joseph Mercieca, Archbishop Dmeritus of the diocese of Malta, with the participation of the Collegiate Chapter and clergy of the basilica. This was followed by band marches by the La Stella Band, [...]
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AD reiterates call for a revamp of Malta’s immigration policy

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party has today reiterated its call for a revamp of Malta’s immigration policy, and expressed its support of similar calls by the United Nations Human Rights Commission, NGOs, and others. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “The tragic incidents of these past days should serve as a clear warning that Malta [...]
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Use of egg and milk based fining agents by wine producers

The GRTU has said that the labelling of egg and milk when used as fining agents in wine is currently not covered by a permanent exemption from the allergen labelling requirements under Article 6 of Directive 2000/13/EC (as amended). Egg and milk based wine fining agents have received several temporary exemptions from allergen labelling; the [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Victoria, Gozo, on Monday, the 16th of July, between the hours of 8.30am to 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: Ghajnsielem: TRIQ BORG GHARIB, TRIQ IC- CIEF, TRIQ IL- FIRILLA, TRIQ IL- GAWWI, TRIQ TAL- LATINI, [...]
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Gozo International Celebration – Festa Edition 2012

The annual international celebration for the Festa is being held for the 20th time in the Qala village Parish Square on Wednesday, the 1st of August 2012. This ecumenical, socio-cultural event, entitled ‘Gozo International Celebration – Festa Edition 2012,’ with the theme for this year, That All May Be One.’ The celebration will take place [...]
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MDA wants minimum 2.75m floor-to-ceiling height permanent

The Malta Developers Association (MDA) said today that it welcomes the decision of the General Services Board to approve the issue of a legal notice that will empower the Malta Environment and Planning Authority to sanction residential units that are not in accordance with sanitary law when these breaches are not extensive and concern the [...]
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