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Gharb Childcare Centre registrations start next week

Footsteps Child Care Centre in Gharb, which is part of the Gharb Civic Centre, will be starting accepting registrations from next week. The Council said that it is the first child care centre in Gozo registered with the Department of Social Welfare Standards. The centre’s aim is to provide high quality care that is educational, [...]
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New recipe book out, The Gozo Table – Il-Mejda Ghawdxija

A new recipe book was recently launched entitled ‘The Gozo Table – Il-Mejda Ghawdxija,’ written by chef, George Borg. In the book George Borg proposes a selection of recipes based on local products, highlighting the unique tastes and attributes of the Gozitan products through innovative ideas that respect culinary tradition. The book is edited by [...]
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St Francis Square rocks to an ‘Unforgettable Musicals’ show

Last night a packed St Francis Square in Victoria rocked and was brought to life during the spectacular Centre Stage Dance Academy’s show, ‘Unforgettable Musicals.’ Every available bit of space in the square was filled with people and the audience of both locals and tourists were treated to a breathtaking 3-hour show of music and [...]
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Dom Mintoff’s general condition “has improved remarkably”

Mater Dei Hospital said in a statement this afternoon that the general condition of the former Prime Minister Dom Mintoff has improved remarkably. He does not require further care in the Intensive Therapy Unit and is now being managed in the Critical Coronary Care Unit. The former Labour Leader, 95, was admitted to hospital last [...]
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Government preventing real & fruitful discussion on IVF – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that Government should stop procrastinating on the IVF issue, and should immediately publish the draft law on the subject. “All this procrastination just goes to show that Lawrence Gonzi is once again avoiding issues which can cause him and his party embarrassment.” Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson said, “While [...]
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Pastoral Letter by the Bishops – Celebrating Human Life

Archbishop Paul Cremona and Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, have today issued a pastoral letter entitled “Celebrating Human Life.” The letter is shown in full below: Cherishing Life 1. It is indeed positive to note that in our country, there has been an ongoing debate with respect to the way in which a number of couples [...]
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May guest arrivals in accommodation up in Gozo & Comino

Figures from the National Statistics Office show that during May, total arrivals in the Maltese Islands reached 128,633, an increase of 7.0 per cent over last year. Total nights spent went up by 6.2 per cent and were calculated at 690,832. For the month under review, total arrivals and nights in Gozo and Comino numbered [...]
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AFM Special Duties training team supports EUTM Somalia

The Armed Forces of Malta recently deployed a three-person infantry training team consisting of members of C (Special Duties) Company to the European Union Training Mission to Somalia (EUTM Somalia) which is based in Uganda. This is the fourth successive deployment, implying that, since mid 2009, the Armed Forces of Malta have been continuously involved [...]
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More work & training opportunities for disabled persons

PR 1657 26.07.2012 The Government and its Agencies are committed to generate more work and training opportunities for everyone especially for persons with disability. In the past years, the Foundation for Social Welfare Services, Aaenzija Sapport and the ETC, implemented various training programmes and created employment opportunities for persons with disability in collaboration with private [...]
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