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School children to receive books for World Children’s Day

Today the Commissioner for Children launched the activities, that will be taking place in order to commemorate World Children’s Day, at the Floriana Primary School. The theme for this year’s events is that of well being. Various sessions were held in the different classrooms of Floriana Primary school in order to promote well being. As [...]
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Qala Council calls for end to fireworks unloading at Hondoq

The Qala Local Council has expressed its concern in a statement today over the transport of fireworks through the village after it has been unloaded from boats at Hondoq ir-Rummien. The Qala Mayor, Clint Camilleri, said that fireworks are often unloaded in the summer for the feasts on the island, at a time when the [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Sannat on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Sannat, Gozo, on Wednesday the 14th of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 11.30am. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ DAHLA TAC-CNUS, TRIQ TA’ DUN LUQA and TRIQ TA’ CENC.
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Auberge de Castille façade in blue for World Diabetes Day

The Ministry for Health has said that, as part of the World Diabetes Day awareness programme, free blood glucose monitoring is being provided by various entities during these days. This service will also be offered from all Health Centres tomorrow (Tuesday) and on Wednesday between 0800hrs and 1700hrs and also from local Bereg during normal [...]
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AFM recover dead turtle from Mgarr Harbour in Gozo

The Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) said today that its soldiers had found a turtle which was tied and left to drown in Mgarr Harbour, Gozo. The AFM said that they had been alerted to an object and crewmen from a P32 patrol boat recovered the turtle. They found that the turtle had been intentionally [...]
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An illegal engineered dumping site removed by MEPA

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) said that it has carried out a direct action operation on a large illegal engineered dumping site, along the coast between Marsascala and Xghajra, heavily frequented by bird hunters. The Authority sad, following an earlier inspection, unearthed a plastic waterproof membrane which was placed under the dumped material, [...]
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TRH the Earl and Countess of Wessex to visit Malta

Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex will visit Malta from 19th to 25th November 2012. Prince Edward, as Chairman of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award International Council will be here to attend the 11th International Award Forum. He and The Countess will undertake a number of official engagements before the Forum begins. [...]
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Annual Grand Concert closes Festival Mediterranea 2012

The eleventh edition of Festival Mediterranea comes to a close this coming Saturday, the 17th November with the Annual Grand Symphonic Concert by La Stella Philharmonic Band (AD 1863), during which a local composition will be premièred. The symphonic concert brings together a strong 70-member band, under the direction of Prof. Mro. Joseph Vella, in [...]
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Employed persons in June up by 1% on same month in 2011

Administrative data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation indicate that during June 2012, the number of persons registered as employed increased by 1 per cent when compared to the corresponding month last year, reaching 151,559. Over the same period, the number of registered unemployed went up by 7.8 per cent to 6,697. The total [...]
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30 delegates from different countries visit the Red Tower

Nature Trust Malta, as the local coordinators of Eco-Schools International hosted the National Operators Meeting from 7th to 11th November in Mellieha. Around 70 delegates coming from 50 countries registered for the conference and on their 1st day a group of about 30 delegates visited the Red Tower, which was kept open especially for them [...]
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GUG’s Ryan Mercieca elected on to the University Council

The Gozo University Group has said in a statement that it would like to congratulate its President, Ryan Mercieca, for his election to student representative on the University Council for the coming two years. As the supreme governing body of the University, the Council is responsible for the general administration of the University. GUG said [...]
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