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ERRC attends European Samaritan organisations meeting

Etienne Micallef, the Secretary General of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps in Gozo, recently attended a meeting of international Samaritan organisations in Koln Germany, where he addressed a group of disaster managers with regards to the plan to develop common response modules in civil protection and exchange programmes for volunteers. The European Samaritan organisations [...]
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“No-hunting zones on Natura 2000 sites is pure nonsense”

BirdLife Malta (BLM)’s “demand that Malta’s designated Natura 2000 sites be declared no-hunting zones is pure nonsense,” Secretary General Lino Farrugia of The Hunters’ Federation (FKNK) said in a statement this evening. The FKNK was responding to a statement by BLM yesterday regarding Natura 2000 Sites, “when” the FKNK said that “BLM’s Executive Director, Mr. [...]
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Arbor Day celebrations at Gozo College Zebbug Primary

Gozo Arbor Day will be celebrated at Gozo College Zebbug Primary this coming Tuesday, the 29th of January. With the participation of all staff members, children, the School Council, the community and other stakeholders, the EkoSkola Committee, which is mostly formed by children elected by their schoolmates earlier in the scholastic year are preparing to [...]
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Latest phase of Migration Museum includes information pods

The latest phase of the Migration Museum and Visitors’ Centre, now includes twelve information pods, each offering multimedia information about destinations chosen by the thousands of Maltese migrants over the past decades. The pod dedicated to Australia, a continent where the Maltese have made a tremendous impact, has been sponsorted by the Bank of Valletta. [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Kercem on Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Kercem, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 29th of January, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ BIR RIX, TRIQ GHAJN GHABDUN, TRIQ GHAR ILMA, TRIQ SANTA LUCIJA, PJAZZA SANTA LUCIJA, TRIQ QASAM [...]
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Programme of events announced for Gozo Carnival 2013

Carnival weekend in Gozo, kicks off, in Victoria and other villages across the island, on Friday the 8th of February, including the popular Nadur spontaneous Carnival which will be held over the same weekend. Nadur will also have various Carnival activities for children etc, which start on Sunday the 3rd of February. Large numbers of [...]
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H.M. Bateman: The Man who … Loved Gozo – Exhibition

It is the final week of the Heritage Malta exhibition, H.M. Bateman: The Man who … Loved Gozo, which is currently being held at at the Salon of the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta. This exhibition consists of paintings and other works by British cartoonist and artist HM Bateman (1887-1970) who spent his last [...]
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“PN and PL should stop acting like Father Christmas” – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party Chairperson Michael Briguglio, said today, “In parliament, AD will be the progressive voice of reason, steering away from electoral gimmicks. It is simply unacceptable that both Nationalist and Labour Parties have gone in Father Christmas mode during this electoral campaign, promising everything to everyone and also make irresponsible tax [...]
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Rain shower does not stop Krishna C.C’s bid for 10 points

On Saturday the Cricket Winter league continued with league leaders Krishna C.C against Melita C.C, who last week had a very convincing win over the Marsa C.C team, however, this time Melita were playing without Dave Borg, Simon Lavedar, Justin Brooke, Justin Farrin Thorne, Will Pettit and Pierre Naudi. The Melita team batted first and [...]
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