Archive for » October 16th, 2012«

Stop indiscriminate uprooting of trees – Moviment Graffitti

Moviment Graffitti is once again appealing to the authorities “to stop the indiscriminate uprooting of trees that has been taken place for the last number of years. It’s very clear that those responsible for the planning and embellishment of roads, plazas, gardens etc have no affinity whatsoever for the natural environment, since in such type [...]
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MEPA acquires a new air monitoring mobile station

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority has recently obtained a new mobile station for the measurement of air quality. This mobile station forms part of a €4.6 million project aimed at enhancing Malta’s capacity in environmental monitoring. This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, which provides 85% of the project’s funding and [...]
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‘Defying Gravity’ this weekend with The Power House, Gozo

The Power House is presenting a variety show ‘Defying Gravity,’ which will include singing, dancing, acting and musical theatre. The show is being performed at the Oratoju Don Bosco, Victoria, Gozo, under the artistic direction of Melanie Zammit. The first act of the show will transport the audience into the magical world of musical theatre, [...]
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Power suspensions in Nadur & Zebbug on Thursday & Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur, Gozo, on Thursday and Friday, the 18th and 19th of October. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur Thursday 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ IL- QALA, TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA and TRIQ IL- BUSKETT. Nadur Friday 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ FRANGISK ATTARD, TRIQ DAHLET [...]
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European Commission announces resignation of John Dalli

Update: The European Commission said in a statement this afternoon that Commissioner John Dalli has today announced his resignation as a member of the European Commission, with immediate effect, The Commission said that Mr Dalli informed the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the EU’s [...]
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Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz staff volunteer clean up

After joining ‘The Green Inspiration by Kempinski’ earlier this year, the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz staff organised a cleanup at the San Lawrenz locality with the collaboration of the local council. Being part of the Green Inspiration organisation, the hotel has created a team of staff members and a hotel mascot who can all easily [...]
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UEFA Regions Cup tournament underway at Gozo stadium

Update: Gozo is currently hosting Group 5 of the Intermediary Round of the UEFA Regions Cup which started on Sunday, launched by Chris Said, Minister for Justice, Dialogue and the Family and continues until Thursday, the 18th of October. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, this morning visited the Gozo Stadium and met with both [...]
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Euro area annual inflation at 2.6%, EU 2.7% & Malta 2.9%

Euro area annual inflation was 2.6% in September 2012, unchanged compared with August. A year earlier the rate was 3.0%. Monthly inflation was 0.7% in September 2012. Malta’s annual inflation rate stood at 2.9%. EU annual inflation was 2.7% in September 2012, unchanged compared with August. A year earlier the rate was 3.3%. Monthly inflation [...]
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Malta Airport supports Gozo’s ‘only autumn festival’

Malta International Airport is supporting this year’s edition of Festival Mediterranea, now in its 11th edition, produced by Teatru Astra. Festival Mediterranea is the “only autumn festival on the island, with a month-long programme of events that opens with a double-representation of opera.” This year, Teatru Astra is producing Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly featuring three [...]
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Breast Awareness Event in Gozo at The Duke complex

For the 4th consecutive year a Breast Awareness Event, organised by Europa Donna Malta, will be held at The Duke Shopping complex in Gozo. The aim of the event is to promote breast health A variety of merchandise will also be available against a donation, such as soft toys, pins, shopping bags and breast cancer [...]
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GreenPak distributes over 4 million green recycling bags

The four millionth green recycling bag was given away yesterday, Monday. Since its inception in 2006, GreenPak has striven to encourage and facilitate the public’s participation in recycling practices, distributing free green recycling bags to households whose Local Council forms part of the GreenPak recycling scheme. GreenPak’s aim is to further promote “Recycling on Tuesdays.” [...]
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August’s outbound tourist trips up by 18.3% on last year

Outbound tourist trips during August amounted to 37,859, an increase of 18.3 per cent over the corresponding month last year. Same-day visitors totalled 2,250. The number of outbound tourist trips towards EU countries was estimated at 32,930, while a further 4,929 trips headed towards Non-EU destinations. Both markets advanced by 18 and 17 per cent [...]
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Environmental Health warning not to use plastic forks

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has advised that from information received through the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed, as a precautionary measure the following plastic forks are not to be used due to overall total migration of the plastic material to the food. Product Description: Posate in Plastica [...]
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Gozo Forum for organisations aiding people with disabilities

The Arka Foundation in Ghajnsielem, a long with five other organisations has initiated the Forum for organisations that render services to people with disabilities. The aim of the Forum is to raise awareness about people with disabilities and their needs, as well as to provide high quality services. Forum meetings are organised on a monthly [...]
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