Archive for » October 9th, 2012«

Celebration for Gozo’s Victoria Hotspurs F.C. 1961-62 team

Seven of the first team members of the Victoria Hotspurs F.C. team that won the Gozo Football Association League Championship 50 years ago, in season 1961-62, together with the then president Dr Victor Attard Bondi MD and other committee members, were the main guests at a celebratory dinner hosted by the present president Mr. George [...]
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Prime Minister responds to the FAA regarding trees petiton

The Office of the Prime Minister has responded to a statement issued earlier this afternoon by NGO The FAA Tree Group regarding the online petition to save trees. “The Prime Minister communicated with Astrid Vella saying that all petitions are received from the same address mail@change.org, which is accessible from a website. Therefore, anyone who [...]
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Underwater documentaries on Dwejra and Rdum Majjiesa

Within the auspices of the PANACEA (Promotion of Marine Protected Areas Through Environmental Education Centres) project, the IOI-MOC at the University of Malta, represented by Dr Alan Deidun, commissioned Monolith Limited and Shaun Arrigo to compile brief underwater documentaries on the two Marine Protected Areas at Dwejra and Rdum Majjiesa. These 15 minute documentaries, which [...]
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Destruction of trees continues unabated – FAA Tree Group

“The killing spree that is destroying whole stands of Malta’s trees has now struck the trees at Aldo Moro road, which were savagely cut down in a road upgrade project,” the Flimkien g?al Ambjent A?jar Tree Group said in a statement today. “However details of this project are not available on the MEPA website. There [...]
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Maglio Garden monuments’ conservation project concluded

Conservation work on the nine monuments at the Maglio Gardens in Floriana has been concluded. The aim of this project – coordinated by Din l-Art Helwa and sponsored by Malta-based specialist trade finance institution FIMBank – was to conserve the monuments in this historic garden for posterity. The monuments which were the focus of the [...]
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Power suspensions in Nadur on Thursday and Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur, Gozo, on Thursday and Friday, the 11th and 12th of October. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Thursday 8.30am-3.30pm: TRIQ IL- BUSKETT, TRIQ IL- QALA and TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA. Friday 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ L- EMIGRANTI, TRIQ TA’ GRUNJU and [...]
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Two more flamingos shot down, this time over the sea – BLM

Birdlife Malta said in a statement today, that “for the second time in less than a week illegal hunters have shot at and killed at least two Greater Flamingos flying off the coast of Malta, this time hunting the protected birds at sea.” BirdLife Malta said that it also separately received three more shot protected [...]
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A successful HSBC Premier Golf weekend held at the RMGC

In a first ever initiative of its kind towards the end of September HSBC Malta organised a weekend golfing event at the Royal Malta Golf Club (RMGC). The weekend kicked-off on Saturday at the RMGC Junior Academy where a number of HSBC Premier customers and their children received golf tips and training under the guidance [...]
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Visible trade gap widened in first 8 months by €224.1m

Provisional data for international trade released by the National Statistics Office, show that the visible trade gap, in the first eight months of this year, widened by €224.1 million, to stand at €1,441.9 million. However, in August the figures show that it stood at €111.0 million, down by €28.7 million when compared to the corresponding [...]
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AD protests over exclusion from discussion programmes

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party wrote to Public Broadcasting Services and the Broadcasting Authority on the exclusion of AD spokespersons from discussion programmes. Ralph Cassar, AD Secretary General, said, “AD spokespersons are being excluded from discussion programmes on TVM and TVM2. This is taking place even in programmes where AD has clear positions and [...]
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No new development being carried out at San Dimitri – MEPA

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority has replied to the statement made on Sunday by Ambjent Malti, which insisted on action being taken on illegal development at Tal-Pirwilin, in the San Dimitri limits of Gharb. “The Ambjent Malti statement said that that the illegal development at Tal-Pirwilin, in the San Dimitri limits of Gharb, is [...]
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Debut of new girls softball team, the Ghajnsielem Redcoats

A new local girls softball team, the Ghajnsielem Redcoats, will this year be participating in the Malta Baseball & Softball Association Youth Softball League, which has been made possible with the help of the Ghajnsielem Local Council. The Ghajnsielem Redcoats chose their name to honour the tens of thousands of British soldiers that over a [...]
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The 9th of October 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 9th 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 week articles in the PDF download is: Get-together by students of Sir Michelangelo Refalo – Centre for Further Studies A group of students [...]
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