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Xewkija’s annual Animal Show taking place next month

The Xewkija Local Council will be holding its annual Animal Show at Ta Blankas Olive Grove, Xewkija. There will be categories for horses, dogs, cattle and sheep. The winners, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and best in show will be awarded a trophy. Participants will also be able to compete for a challange Cup in each category. [...]
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New internet service greatly mproves GPS reliability

GPS data can now be obtained via the internet in addition to access via the existing satellite signal. Vice President Antonio Tajani recently launched in Brussels the European Data Access Service (EDAS) – a new commercial service of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) – designed to make satellite navigation in Europe more reliable [...]
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ENGOs dismayed at Joe Falzon’s termination as auditor

Environmental NGOs, the Ramblers Association of Malta, Flimkien Ghal Ambject Ahjar, Friends of the Earth Malta, Malta Organic Agriculture Movement and Moviment Graffitti, said in a statement this afternoon that they are “dismayed to learn that architect Joe Falzon’s tenure as MEPA Auditor has been terminated at very short notice.” “Mr Falzon is a person [...]
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The Virgin of Divine Grace’ restored to former glory

‘The Virgin of Divine Grace,’ the titular painting at the Capuchins Church in Victoria Gozo has been meticulously restored through the support of Bank of Valletta. The painting, attributed with great certainty to Maltese painter Stefano Erardi (1630 – 1716) was commissioned by the Canons of the Matrice of Gozo (today known as the Cathedral [...]
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‘Ikla Tradizzjonali Tal-Festa’ celebrating the Zebbug Feast

The Saint Mary Fireworks Group (Zebbug, Gozo) is again organising the popular ‘Ikla Tradizzjonali Tal-Festa’, to kick off this year’s Parish Feast of Saint Mary which will be celebrated between the 8th and 19th of August. The dinner will take place in the village main square on Thursday, the 9th of August 2012 from 8.30pm [...]
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