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CCTV camera tracking of trucks needed through Qala

By Paul Buttigieg, Vice Mayor, Qala Local Council. “For years now I have been highlighting the illegal activities of a quarry owner in Qala who has dumped thousands of tons of rubble, excavated from various parts of Gozo, on an area of virgin land known as ta-Muxi. During the process many rubble walls were knocked [...]
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300 new membership applications for GUG in Fresher’s week

The Gozo University Group (GUG) has once again organised a stand for Fresher’s Week at the University of Malta. The stand provides information and assistance to students starting their first year. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, who visited the stand at the University Campus, met with GUG steering committee members, as well as KSU [...]
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Sammut shines in Copenhagen as Malta trounce Denmark

Jarrod Sammut brought his flair to Copenhagen’s Gentofte Stadium and unleashed on a fighting Denmark outfit as Malta completed the double in taking the 2012 Dove Men+Care International Series. The 25-year-old has a host of Super League clubs chasing his services for next season and he showed why, as the talented little general laid on [...]
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Malta’s increase in industrial producer prices smallest in EU

In August 2012, compared with July 2012, the industrial producer price index rose by 0.9% in the euro area (EA17) and by 1.0% in the EU272. In July prices increased by 0.3% in both zones. Malta’s was stable for August. In August 2012 compared with August 2011, industrial producer prices gained 2.7% in both the [...]
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Maltese birds feature on limited edition BOV MasterCard set

The beauty of Malta’s birds has been captured in a limited edition set of four BOV Mastercard Prepaid Cards. The new cards feature a Maltese bird for each denomination. The €50 BOV Mastercard features the Robin (pitirross) and the €75 card features the Hoopoe (daqquqa tat-toppu). The Short Eared Owl (Kokka tax-xaghri) features on the [...]
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Heritage Malta exhibition, ‘Storja bl-Arti – An Art Story’

Throughout the last three years Heritage Malta has been busy acquiring works of art for the National Collection. Some were purchased thanks to special Government funds. Others were purchased by Heritage Malta or presented as a donation. These include masterpieces and works by the up-and-coming, paintings by forgotten artists and those which stand for recent [...]
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A great response to first ever ‘Fresh Start’ held in Gozo

The Gozitan post-secondary student organisation Students’ Voice organised the first-ever edition of Fresh Start: an activity aimed to welcome first year students, introducing them to their new experience as Sixth Form students. The event, which had a very good response from the new students, was held in collaboration with the school’s Administration and Guidance Office [...]
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Gozo SPCA appeals for help to trace owner of this puppy

The Gozo SPCA need help in tracing the owner of this lovely puppy found wandering in Victoria on Monday, the 1st of October. The puppy is a young female, she has no collar, no id tag and is not micro chipped. She is currently being cared for at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria. [...]
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Non-financial corporations generated 53.6% of economy

During 2011, the Non-financial corporations sector continued to be a key player in the economy, generating 53.6 per cent of the Gross Value Added of the total economy, the National Statistics Office said today. Last year, the Non-financial corporations sector declined marginally to 53.6 per cent, from a share of 54.1 per cent in 2010. [...]
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“Postponement of go-live date for smart meters a concern”

The Auditor General presented to the Speaker the Report “ARMS Ltd – Follow-up to the 2011 Auditor General Report ‘ARMS Ltd. – Setting up and Operations’ and ancillary topics.” This exercise addressed issues and concerns identified in the 2011 Report. Additionally the exercise covered concerns featuring in the Malta Resources Authority second technical review, also [...]
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Gozo’s E.R.R.C. lifeguards helped 326 cases at Ramla Bay

This summer Gozo’s Emergency Response and Rescue Corps lifeguards assisted in 326 cases at Ramla Bay, Gozo, which ranged from jellyfish stings, minor wounds, sunstroke, fractures, and a case of lost child.E.R.R.C. said that the last lifeguarding service at in Gozo was on Sunday, the 30th of September. This was due to the termination of [...]
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The 2nd of October 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 2nd of October 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. The Don Bosco Oratory Youth Committee, in Victoria Gozo organised various activities in Victoria recently [...]
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