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Gozo Hospital Blood Donation Area open this coming Sunday

Monday the 4th of February is World Cancer Day, the National Blood Transfusion Service is taking this oportunity to point out that a number of patients who suffer from cancer, including children, need blood tranfusions daily. If reserves are low, some of these patients may have to wait to receive blood, due to the reserves [...]
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Enjoy a fun time at Zebbug Carnival 2013 this Saturday

Zebbug will be participating in this year’s Gozo Carnival 2013 Festivities which are taking place around the island over the coming days. The Carnival in Zebbug, organised by the Local Council, will get underway on Saturday, the 9th of February, starting at 7pm, when the “Banda Santa Marija” of Zebbug will play marches along the [...]
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Heritage & tourism projects inaugurated for Munxar & Xlendi

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono said today that “Munxar together with the hamlet of Xlendi have benefited from an allocation of more than € 210,000 for various projects carried out under the eco-Gozo Action Plan (2010 -2012. The Minister was carrying out the inauguration of the project ‘Valorising Heritage to improve the Gozo Tourism [...]
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Malta’s Ambassador to UNESCO is given an honorary title

Dr Raymond Bondin, Malta’s Ambassador and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, has been honoured by the Sovereign Military Order of Malta with the title of Cross of Commander ‘Pro Merito Melitensi’ during a special ceremony held at the offices of the French Association of the Order in Paris last week. Ambassador Ugo Leone, a Fellow Ambassador [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Ghajnsielem on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Ghajnsielem Gozo, on Wednesday, the 6th of February between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ TA’ BORDIN, TRIQ TA’ XHAJMA, TRIQ RACECOURSE and TRIQ IL- QALA.
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Osteoporosis screening included in National Programme – PL

At a press conference in front of the Paola Health Centre the PL Leader Dr Joseph Muscat stated, “together with breast cancer screening, individuals will be screened for osteoporosis during the same sitting.” “A new Government will be giving due priority to patients who are at an increased risk of different types of cancers in [...]
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MIA passenger figures recorded an all-time January high

“Traffic for 2013 at Malta Airport continued on the trend outlined in the previous nine months, with record figures for both passenger movements and average seat load factor registered in January,” Malta International Airport said today. Passenger movements for the first month of the year reached 179,243; which is an 8% increase when compared to [...]
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AD supports Birdlife’s requests on the wildlife & countryside

Alternattiva Demokratika – the Green Party Chairperson Michael Briguglio, said today that “the fact that both Nationalist and Labour candidates are largely refusing to fill in Birdlife’s questionnaire is very revealing. “To the contrary, all AD candidates have filled in Birdlife’s questionnaire and we supported their statements. “In parliament, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party [...]
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BirdLife take Your Voice Counts campaign to the politicians

BirdLife Malta this morning took their ‘Your Voice Counts’ campaign to the politicians, hand-delivering more than 150 copies of their wildlife and countryside questionnaire to the headquarters of both the Labour and Nationalist parties, accompanied by BirdLife volunteers dressed in suits and wearing caricature masks of the party leaders with RTO stickers over their mouths. [...]
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Gozo’s E.R.R.C. Cadets experience a great year in 2012

The Gozo Emergency Response and Rescue Corps (E.R.R.C.) Cadets have seen a number of changes through the year of 2012. The group were able to try out new experiences, ideas, work with their leaders and meet new Cadets. It was also a year in which the Cadets were divided in two groups – the Junior [...]
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’Silent voices from the Archives‘ – A Din l-Art Helwa lecture

Din l-Art Helwa is organising a public lecture entitled ‘Silent voices from the Archives,’ by Dr Joan Abela. This lecture aims to highlight the historical importance and uniqueness of the documents deposited at Malta’s, the Notarial Archives, which hold the history of Malta since medieval times. Din l-Art Helwa will be holding the lecture at [...]
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Cattle population in 2012 up by 3.4% on the previous year

The cattle population in 2012 went up by 3.4 per cent to 15,593 heads when compared to 2011. According to the data from the Bovine Register, cattle stocks on 1 December 2012 increased by 3.4 per cent, or 519 heads, compared to a year earlier. Bovines less than 1 year old and those between 1 [...]
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