Archive for » October 27th, 2012«

‘Sounds the Trumpet’ a baroque and classic music concert

‘Sound The Trumpet’ is a baroque and classic music concert to be held at the Sacred Heart Church at Nadur on Friday 16th November, at 7.00pm. Artists performing in the concert are Jason Camilleri – trumpet, Andre Helleur- trumpet and Shirley Helleur- trumpet. Jason Camilleri started studying the trumpet at the age of 10 in [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Commemoration to mark anniversary of Gozo sea tragedy

On Sunday morning Jum it-Tragedja is to be commemorated to mark the 64th anniversary of one of the worst sea tragedies, which caused the drowning of 23 persons near the shores of Gozo as they were crossing from Malta to Gozo on the 30th of October 1948. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono will preside [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Gozo SPCA would really love Wally to find his forever home

Meet Wally, he has been a resident at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria since September, after he was rescued when he was involved in a road traffic accident. Wally is a 2-year old Labrador X, with a lovely temperament and wonderful eyes! The Gozo SPCA said that the leg he injured in the [...]
Category: Adopt a Pet  Comments off

‘Carols by Candlelight’ with the Schola Cantorum Jubilate

The Schola Cantorum Jubilate are busily preparing for the tenth edition of ‘Carols by Candlelight,’ the annual delight for all music and Christmas lovers. The Choir wanted to present a Christmas Concert with a difference and ‘Carols by Candlelight,’ an Australian tradition in origin, was introduced to Gozo. From the first edition in 2003, many [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Scheduled power suspension in Xaghra on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Xaghra, Gozo, on Monday the 29th of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ GHAJN QAMAR and TRIQ GAJDORU.
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

AD calls for the decriminalisation of drugs for personal use

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, appealed to the Nationalist and Labour parties to do away with drug populism and to endorse AD’s proposal for the decriminalisation of drugs for personal use. AD said that this policy was successful in countries like Portugal and that it results in more safety and less crime. Michael Briguglio, [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

European Commission to streamline rules on EIA of projects

The European Commission has outlined new proposals to streamline legislation on environmental impact assessments. The proposals are intended to lighten administrative burdens and make it easier to assess the potential impacts of major projects, without weakening existing environmental safeguards. Current levels of environmental protection will be strengthened, and businesses should enjoy a more harmonised regulatory [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Project of ongoing works at Arka Foundation of Ghajnsielem

Arka Foundation of Ghajnsielem organised the installation of a new VRF air conditioning system which was completed earlier this year on the second floor of Dar Arka. Work is also in hand for a system to be installed on the second floor. The air conditioning project was put set up to replace the present system [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

EP asks for additional information on John Dalli’s resignation

The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament, comprising the President and the leaders of the political groups, has decided to formally ask European Commission President José Manuel Barroso to provide the Parliament with additional and comprehensive information on all the circumstances of Mr John Dalli’s resignation from his post as Member of the European [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Minister of Finance hosts Gozo budget breakfast meeting

Tonio Fenech, Minister of Finance, the Economy and Investment, hosted a working breakfast in Gozo on Friday, where a number of local business owners and industrialists submitted their proposals in preparation for Budget 2013. During his speech the Minister gave an overview of various projects, schemes and initiatives undertaken over the last four years with [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off