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Xaghra ceremony commemorates the Great Siege of Malta

Next Friday, the 7th of September, Xaghra Parish, in conjunction with Xaghra Local Council is organising a ceremony to commemorate the Great Siege of Malta. The event will take place in Victory Square, Xaghra. The ceremony will start at 9.00am with a Solemn Thanksgiving Mass led by Archpriest Carmelo Refalo. This will be followed at [...]
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E.R.R.C. Lifeguards assist tired swimmers at Blue Lagoon

Gozo’s Emergency Response and Rescue Corps lifeguards at the Blue Lagoon said that over the course of today they have given assistance to 44 tired swimmers. The E.R.R.C. said that most of these swimmers found themselves in difficulty as they tried to swim across the Blue Lagoon from Cominotto to Comino. Cominotto is a small [...]
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Y4TE visits volunteer stand at the sea turtle nesting site

Youth for the Environment (Y4TE) recently paid a visit to the volunteer stand located next to the enclosure protecting the as-of-yet unhatched turtle eggs and stopped for a chat with one of the volunteers. Y4TE said that the volunteer Karen was just finishing off the first of her two shifts of the day, but still [...]
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Labour Leader advocates LBGT persons’ rights to a family

Labour leader Joseph Muscat in a visit to Xewkija this morning, advocated LGBT persons’ right to a family, criticising the Minister for Justice Minister Chris Said for saying that same sex couples should not be considered as families by the state. Dr Muscat said that in the 1960s discussions on the controversial issue caused many [...]
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‘End of Summer Wine Festival’ being held at Ta Mena Estate

Ta Mena Estate we will be holding an ‘End of Summer Wine Festival’ on Friday, the 21st of September 2012, the night of the equinox. The festival is taking place at Ta Mena Estate, Rabat Road, Xaghra (on the way from Victoria to Marsalforn). The evening will feature a local Rock Band performing classic rock [...]
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Heritage Malta extends opening hours for Rabat museums

Heritage Malta is extending its opening hours for admission to the Domvs Romana, St Paul’s Catacombs, and the National Museum of Natural History, throughout the month of September. By opening these museums and sites after standard opening hours, Heritage Malta is increasing accessibility, to both local and foreign visitors, to some of the most important [...]
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