Archive for » October 6th, 2012«

A chance to meet five quality craft makers in Victoria

Next Saturday, the 13th of October five quality craft makers will be in Victoria, Gozo for an event called ‘Meet Your Maker.’ Visitors are invited to go along and meet Sue Mifsud, Jackie Roberts, Nancye Church, Juniper Francalanza and Rachel Robinson. Their craft expertise is in jewellery, textile, metal and ceramics. The event is free [...]
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Pastoral Letter for children by the Archbishop of Malta

A Pastoral Letter by the Archbishop of Malta for children on the occasion of ‘The Year of The Faith.’ Dear children, “Pope Benedict XVI wrote a letter to all Christians about the Faith and wishes that this year we think a bit about how we are going to live better our Faith. This Year of [...]
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Gozo University Group stand kept busy in freshers’ week

Friday was the last day of the freshers’ week held at the University of Malta Campus. The Gozo University Group hosted a stand and reported a very good response from both new and existing students, with 300 new membership applications received by the Group over the week. Various VIPs paid a visit to the stand, [...]
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Mgr Charles Scicluna appointed as Auxiliary Bishop of Malta

The Malta Diocese announced today that The Holy Father Benedict XVI has appointed Monsignor Charles J. Scicluna as Auxiliary Bishop of Malta nominating him Titular Bishop of San Leone. As Auxiliary Bishop, His Lordship Monsignor Scicluna, 53, will be called to be the closest collaborator and advisor of His Grace Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. with [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Sannat on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Sannat, Gozo, on Monday, the 8th of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 11.30am. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ L- EMIGRANTI, TRIQ TA’ GRUNJU and TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA.
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500 sign up for courses by the University of the Third Age

So far 500 seniors signed up to participate in various courses offered by the University of the Third Age. The University of the Third Age is a project offering positive inducements to our seniors. This is another experience of how we can use old age by staying active. Today the elderly have diverse sources of [...]
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Malta wins Destination of the Year at the 2012 TTG Awards

The Malta Tourism Authority has been awarded one of the biggest accolades in the travel industry, picking up the award for Destination of the Year at the 2012 TTG Awards in a glittering ceremony in London’s Leicester Square. The award was collected by the MTA’s UK & Ireland Director, Mr. Alex Incorvaja. Travel Trade Gazette [...]
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Less than 2% of people are employed in agriculture in Malta

According to the latest Labour Force Survey, almost 70% of employed persons (which includes both employees and self-employed) in the EU27 worked within the service sector in 2011, compared with 62% in 2000. Market services, such as trade, transportation, financial activities etc. accounted for 39% of persons employed in 2011, while mainly non-market services, such [...]
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Part of Triq l-Imgarr to be closed to traffic from Monday

Transport Malta has said that part of Triq l-Imgarr in Gozo is to be closed to traffic from this coming Monday, the 8th of October until the end of the month. Testing which had taken place along a 130 metre stretch of the road has identified potential problems with the gradient of the main sewer, [...]
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