Archive for » January 28th, 2013«

Hondoq – “What is an integrated green community area?”

Readers Letter – “I have heard that door to door canvassing has started in Gozo. I would like to request my friends in Qala to ask their politicians: What is an integrated green community area?” “This may help resolve the confusion over what Qala’s Mayor meant when he said the Local Council would – continue [...]
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Air Malta express sincere regret for inconvenience caused

Air Malta issued a statement this evening in which it refers to the letter, ‘What has happened to Air Malta’s service?’ by Ms Lesley Kreupl (21st January). “We express our sincere regret for any inconvenience caused to Ms Kreupl.” “Air Malta has always sought to maintain the highest level of customer service and upon notification [...]
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Urbanus Concert Series features a piano recital in Victoria

The Urbanus Concert Series gets underway in 2013 with its third concert of the series, which will feature two artistes from the first edition of the Malta International Piano Festival: Valentyn Kisilenko (Ukraine) and Sona Barseghyan (Armenia). The first concert took place in October 2012, with a solo Violin Recital by Prof. Gottfried Schneider from [...]
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Maltese and Gozitan products at annual ‘Berlin Green Week’

Malta and Gozo are currently participating with a national stand at the annual International Green Week in Berlin, presenting agricultural products and specialities from Malta and Gozo. This is the fourth time that Malta and Gozo have participated in this very popular event. The Malta and Gozo stand was put together by the Ministry for [...]
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Volunteers needed to join the team at Home-Start Malta

Volunteers are needed by Home-Start Malta to join its current team. They will be supporting families in need of assistance who have at least one child under the age of 5. Parent-to-parent support to parents who, for various reasons may find themselves facing a difficult situation, is just one of the services offered by Home-Start. [...]
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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 30th of January, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ BARDAN, TRIQ TA’ GERXIJA, TRIQ IL- KBIRA, TRIQ L- GHAXRA T’ OTTUBRU 1942, TRIQ RAS IN-NEWWIELA, [...]
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A sunny day at San Blas in Nadur for the Feast of St Blaise

A beautiful sunny day welcomed the crowds of people to join in the celebration of the Feast of St Blaise, which took place on Sunday at San Blas bocci pitch in Nadur, Gozo. A march with the Mnarja Youth Band at 10.00am got the celebration underway and this was followed by a concelebrated Mass led [...]
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MUT threatens industrial action over supervision allowances

The Malta Union of Teachers said in a statement this morning that it “has written to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Employment about the supervision allowances and payments for PD sessions due to all teaching grades since September which, are still not paid.” Mr Kevin Bonello, President, stated that the payments [...]
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Fall in guest arrivals for Gozo and Comino accommodation

Figures from the National Statistics Office released today show that in November, all collective accommodation establishments in Gozo and Comino registered drops in total guest arrivals. Similar decreases were noted in the number of nights spent, with the exception of 4-star hotels, where an increase of 11.1 per cent was registered. In Malta the average [...]
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“Qala Creek betrays critical trust at base of Tourism Policy”

Readers Letter – “The 2012-2016 Tourism Policy (also referred to as a plan/programme or PP) had to go through a procedure called a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) screening. The outcome of this screening was that ‘An SEA is not required because the PP is unlikely to have significant environmental effects’ and was signed off by [...]
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