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Restored Santa Cecilia Chapel to celebrate Saint’s feast

The Santa Cecilia Chapel in Ghajnsielem, now beautifully restored by Wirt Ghawdex and inaugurated in March this year, will commemorate the feast of its Saint, who is the patroness of musicians and Church music. The actual feast day is November the 22nd, however, Wirt Ghawdex have planned some activities throughout the weekend, from Thursday, the [...]
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Christoph Schwaiger talks to athlete Francesco Caruana

Francesco Caruana is a 15 year old Gozitan athlete who was selected to be part of a 15-strong team representing Malta in this year’s edition of the European Kids Athletics Games in Brno, Czech Republic. Caruana competed in the 60m, 300m and in the 4 x 60m relay. He won his first international medal in [...]
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Increase in industrial producer prices on of smallest in the EU

In September 2012, compared with August 2012, the industrial producer price index rose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.3% in the EU272. In August prices increased by 0.9% and 1.1% respectively. In September 2012 compared with September 2011, industrial producer prices gained 2.7% in the euro area and 2.6% in the [...]
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Power cuts in Fontana, Ghajnsielem, Kercem and Sannat

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Fontana, Ghajnsielem, Kercem and Sannat, Gozo, on Thursday, the 8th of November, between 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Fontana: TRIQ GHAJN TUTA and TRIQ TAL- GHAJN. Ghajnsielem: TRIQ TA’ BRIEGHEN. Kercem: TRIQ WIED IL-LUNZJATA. Sannat: [...]
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EU launches agriculture themed photo & video competition

Photographers and videographers from Malta, Bulgaria, Estonia and Portugal are invited to participate in a photo and video competition forming part of Re:turn to the Future, a European Union-funded campaign in these four EU countries. The competition is marking the 50th anniversary since the introduced of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) whose objective is to [...]
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‘On the trail of Giuseppe Calì’ Gozo lecture tour on Saturday

This coming Saturday the eleventh edition of Festival Mediterranea continues with an onsite lecture, which will focus on the art of Malta’s greatest artist at the turn of the 20th century, Giuseppe Calì, through a selection of works in the churches of Gozo. The lecture will discuss the nature of Calì’s art and the influences [...]
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MUT directives issued on industrial dispute over LSAs

The MUT in a statment today referred to the Industrial Dispute registered with the Government concerning Learning Support Assistants, namely: (1) The appointment date of LSA II and (2) the non-appointment of a considerable number of LSAs who were successful in the interview for LSAI. “In view of the fact that no tangible resolution has [...]
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Innovation expenditure by enterprises in 2010 was €99.1m

Between 2008 and 2010, 517 enterprises (36.0 per cent of the total) employing 10 persons or more, undertook innovation activity, the National Statistics Office said today. By type of innovation activity, 17.2 per cent (89 enterprises) were solely engaged in technological innovation, and 37.1 per cent in non- technological innovation (192 enterprises). The remaining 236 [...]
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Nadur Local Councils cancels activities for ‘Council Week’

The Nadur Local Council has announced in a statment today that because of the tragedy that occurred in Gharb on Sunday, which included a victim from Nadur, all activities that were to be held as part of the ‘Nadur Council week,’ have now been cancelled. The blood donation activity which is taking place this Sunday [...]
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AD expresses condolences & calls for action on fireworks

Michael Briguglio, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party Chairperson, said this morning, “we express our condolences to families and friends of the victims of the fireworks accident in Gozo. AD sincerely hopes that this will lead to strong commitment to ensure enforcement of regulations so as to ensure maximum safety. “In this regard we support [...]
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Mnarja Philharmonic Society cancels Feast of San Koronatu

The Mnarja Philharmonic Society of Nadur has said this morning that as an act of solidarity and respect towards the family of Bryan Portelli, one of the victims of the tragedy that occured in Gharb on Sunday, it would like to inform the general public that all activities related to the Feast of San Koronatu [...]
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Jum it-Tifkira Remembrance Day ceremony this Sunday

Jum it-Tifkira, a Remembrance Day commemorative prayer service and wreath laying ceremony in honour of the victims of the two world wars of the 20th century, will be taking place next Sunday, the 11th of November, at Independence Square, Victoria. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, will preside over the commemorative ceremony. As the Citadel [...]
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The 6th of November 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 6th of November 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 weeks articles in the PDF download are: 1. Mrs Margaret Abela launched the BOV Piggy Bank Campaign at the Gozo College Rabat Primary [...]
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