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Ghajnsielem Council tactics misleading the public – MEPA

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has replied to a statement issued earlier this afternoon by the Ghajnsielem Local Council, which can be seen below. The Authority said that it “can confirm that the meeting recently held between the Council and the MEPA Chairman was not to speed up planning procedures pertaining to the [...]
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Promotion on health awareness takes place in Victoria

A promotion on health awareness and the fight against obesity took place this morning in Republic Street, Victoria. The event attracted large crowds of all ages to the stands. There were several companies present, promoting and demonstrating exercise equipment, health foods and drinks. Talks were also given on fitness and a healthy lifestyle. Employees of [...]
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GreenPak’s seabed clean up shows importance of recycling

A 23-strong team of advanced certified divers and 15 onshore volunteers recovered over 1,200kgs of recyclable waste from Wied iz-Zurrieq seabed during the annual Cleanup, organised by GreenPak and the Amphibians Scuba Diving Club. The divers braved the cold temperatures and extracted hundreds of harmful objects from the underwater environment, including soft-drink cans, glass bottles, [...]
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Ruby & Roma are 2 young puppies waiting for loving homes

Ruby and Roma are two of the latest editions at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria. These two beautiful Pointer cross puppies were found near the racecourse. Ruby and Roma are about 8 weeks old and full of fun. They have been vaccinated against Parvo Virus and have been wormed. Ruby and Roma are [...]
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Full voting rights should be given to persons 16 & over – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party affirmed today “that it is the only party for full voting rights for 16-year-old persons.” Michael Briguglio, AD chairperson, said, “AD believes in youth empowerment and in full participation of young people in the democratic process. It is for this reason that we are the only party proposing that [...]
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Special 3 months free offer on HSBC Malta Life protection

HSBC Bank Malta said that customers taking out a new HSBC Malta Life policy before the 1st December 2012 may benefit from a refund equivalent to three months of their policy premium. The offer also applies to policyholders who increase the premium on existing HSBC protetion plans before this date. The following HSBC Life products [...]
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Blood Donation event taking place next Sunday in Nadur

Nadur Local Council has organised a Blood Donation Day which is taking place at Dar San Pietru u San Pawl, December 13 Street, Nadur (near the Mnarja Band Club) on Sunday, the 11th of November 2012, between 8.30am and 1.00pm. Blood donation is sometimes taken for granted or ignored. The more blood donors the better. [...]
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NOVEX 2012 a nation-wide exercise taking place at the CPD

The Emergency Fire & Rescue Unit (E.F.R.U.) are taking part in a nation-wide exercise, NOVEX 2012, being held by the Civil Protection Department (CPD) today, Saturday November 3rd. The purpose for such is to test its members, volunteers and resources in the event of a major emergency scenario. EFRU are deploying three units namely; A [...]
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MBB offers 100 businesses and hotels free water audits

As part of the EU LIFE+ Investing in Water Project the Malta Business Bureau and its partners the Malta Chamber and MHRA has offered businesses and hotels in Malta and Gozo 100 complimentary water audits. Bookings have opened and will remain open for the next 12 months. Through the audits, led by Ing Marco Cremona, [...]
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