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Discussions take place to establish a Gozo Farmers Market

Last Friday, the Ministry for Gozo organised a meeting for local farmers to get more information on the establishment of a Farmers Market in Gozo. The meeting included discussions on the formation of a Management Committee for the market. A spokesperson for the Ministry for Gozo said that the interest shown among the farmers for [...]
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MaltaPost to participate in Maltex Philatelic Exhibition 2012

MaltaPost will be participating in the 13th Maltex Philatelic Exhibition 2012 which is being organised by the Malta Philatelic Society and supported by MaltaPost. This Philatelic Exhibition which is Malta’s annual major stamp event will be inaugurated by H.E. The President of Malta on Thursday 11th October 2012. For this special event the Philatelic Bureau [...]
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Lecture to be held on the Church of All Souls in Valletta

The Church of All Souls (Tal-Erwieh), Valletta: An Art Historical Appreciation by Mariestelle Spiteri, MA History of Art, candidate, organised by the Malta Historical Society. The establishment of the Church of All Souls (Tal-Erwieh) in Valletta is directly linked to the Rhodiot Community who settled in Malta with the arrival of the Knights Hospitallers from [...]
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BOV and Teatru Astra launch Festival Mediterranea 2012

Bank of Valletta is supporting the 11th edition of Festival Mediterranea, a celebration of art and culture in the heart of Gozo, organised by Teatru Astra, the highlight of which will be the opera “Madama Butterfly.” This year’s festival will be held between the 25th October and the 17th November and includes a wide-ranging programme [...]
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Two Loggerhead turtles had fishing lines & hooks attached

Two injured Loggerhead turtles were rescued from areas in the north of Malta on Saturday. Both had fishing lines and hooks attached, which indicates that they may have been caught on fishing lines and probably cut loose by fishermen, Nature Trust Malta said today. The first report came in at 5.30pm on Saturday, when divers [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Victoria on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 10th of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ FORTUNATO MIZZI and TRIQ IL- MUNICIPJU RUMAN.
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Festubru weekend draws crowds to the Lunzjata Valley

The fourth edition of the very popular ‘Festubru,’ organised by the Ghaqda Muzikali San Girgor of Kercem, took place over the weekend in the Lunzjata Valley, Kercem. The fine weather meant the large crowds of visitors to the valley were able to enjoy a festival of food tradition and folklore, which is now part of [...]
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Blessing of the animals by Franciscan Friars of St Anthony’s

The feast of St Francis of Assisi has been celebrated by the Franciscan community together with the rest of the Catholic world. St Francis lived in the Italian region of Umbria between 1182 and 1226 and founded the biggest Religious Order in the Christian world. During last week, the Franciscan Friars of Ghajnsielem organised several [...]
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Electoral Register published in the Government Gazette

The Electoral Commission has said that the revised Electoral Register for General Elections and for Local Councils as well as the European Union Electoral Register have been published in the Government Gazette of the 5th October, 2012. Any person who had the necessary qualifications to be registered as a voter on the closing date 30th [...]
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Turnover in services activities up but motor trade falls 14%

According to figures from the National Statistics Office, provisional seasonally adjusted data indicate that in the second quarter, turnover in selected services activities increased by 2.4 per cent over the previous quarter. Over the corresponding quarter last year, working day adjusted services turnover decreased by 2.0 per cent. During the second quarter, turnover in selected [...]
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