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Istrina 2012 Gozo events being held at the Aurora Theatre

Traditionally the day after Christmas has become synonymous with the annual charity fund raising marathon L-Istrina. This year’s activities in Gozo are taking place at the Aurora Theatre in Victoria and will be attended by the President of Malta Dr George Abela. The Istrina Day 2012 event organised by the theatre will take the form [...]
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Further to my letter of December the 4th 2012 – Jane Carr

Further to my letter published on the 4th of December 2012, entitled ‘Mayor should be clearly against development at Hondoq.’ I had no intention of harming the Mayor’s reputation and have been assured that the Mayor has no connection, professional or otherwise with the developers. I apologise for any unintended damage to his reputation. The [...]
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MEP Louis Grech is the only candidate for PL Deputy Leader

Nominations closed at 12.00pm on Saturday for the post of PL Deputy Leader for Parliamentary Affairs, with the only candidate as MEP Louis Grech. Louis Grech was proposed by MP Chris Cardona and he was seconded by MPs Karmenu Vella and Joe Mizzi. The Labour Party statement said that Thursday, the 27th of December has [...]
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Four dogs hoping for their forever homes this Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and the volunteer staff at the Gozo SPCA in Victoria will, as always, make sure that Christmas Day will be a special one for the dogs, puppies and outside cats who are still at the centre waiting for their chance of a loving home. Sweep, Dover, Toyah and Wally [...]
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Air Malta launches its Christmas Sale starting this Monday

This festive season Air Malta will be offering a Christmas gift to customers – a 25% off flights from Malta. This offer comes hot on the heels of the airline’s latest winter sale which proved to be very popular not only in Malta but throughout Europe. The airline said that this week-long sale has managed [...]
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First Malta Records Award in Gozo goes to village of Zebbug

Zebbug was awarded the first Malta Records Award yesterday evening, in a unique attempt to construct the largest Christmas tree using a Christmas log. The award was presented by the Malta Records Award representative Mr. Josef Aquilina to Zebbug Mayor Mr. Nicky Saliba, during a soiree’ at the Zebbug Parish Center, which included speeches delivered [...]
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EU research offers prospect of a healthier festive season

European researchers have made progress towards finding an alternative to adding sulphur dioxide to red wine and other foodstuffs, such as dried fruit, holding out the hope of making future festive seasons healthier for millions. Sulphur dioxide (SO2), labelled E220 on food packets, is used as a preservative for certain dried fruits and in winemaking [...]
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Santa & his elves surprise children at Victoria Primary School

Father Christmas and his two elves ‘dropped in’ at the Gozo College Victoria Primary School to visit the children and distribute some gifts. The children’s excited screams were deafening as Santa and his elves climbed down into the school playground. The happy trio went around the classrooms to see the children, starting with the youngest [...]
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