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Gozo FC’s Tracy Teuma is BOV Female Player of the Month

The Gozitian striker Tracy Teuma has been named BOV Female Player of the Month for January. Tracy, who is also a member of the Women’s National Football Team under the helm of Pierre Brincat, topped the chart as a result of her impressive displays in the BOV Women’s Division One matches against Pembroke and Hamrun [...]
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The AFM Regimental Memorial dedicated to the Fallen

The concept of having a Regimental memorial to commemorate and give due respect to those who passed away while serving with 1 Regiment of the Armed Forces of Malta had been in the pipeline for several years. Following insistence from a number of Unit personnel and various meetings with all stakeholders, Commanding Officer, Lt Col [...]
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Midway through Gozo Week and it keeps getting better

Midway through the Gozo Week and the Gozo University Group are keeping busy with running the open stands on Campus while finalising preparations for the events yet to come. DJ Jello kicked off Wednesday, great music by live bands Novel and Beyond Return marked the highlight of the morning and afternoon. Students who spent some [...]
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“Hondoq – Is it possible to keep everybody happy?”

Readers Letter - “The PL have stated that they oppose the Hondoq project and that they have “already secured a very positive response from residents, environmentalists and also from stakeholders.” Since the ‘developers’ aren’t mentioned as such, they must be part of the group of people considered stakeholders. The environmentalists and 85% of Qala’s residents [...]
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Children’s summit with political parties on the environment

Over these last 10 years EkoSkola has been instrumental in fostering active citizenry at local and national levels. Students have actively participated with local councils in discussions and projects aimed at fostering a better quality of life in various localities. EkoSkola students are also able to engage in a face to face debate about environmental [...]
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MaltaPost announces increase of postage tariffs from April

Maltapost said today that there will be an increase in the local postage tariffs as from Monday the 1st of April. The announcement was made in a company statement to the Malta Stock Exchange. In November 2012 MaltaPost increased the rate for domestic bulk letter mail as well as certain other services. MaltaPost said that [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur & Xaghra on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Xaghra, Gozo, on Friday, the 22nd of February between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur: TRIQ GIRGOR BUTTIGIEG, TRIQ L- ARCIPRIET SAVER CASSAR, TRIQ TAD- DURU, TRIQ PAPA PAWLU VI, [...]
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Short courses now open at the Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts

The Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts in Ghajnsielem is offering short courses in Gozitan Cooking, Book Binding and Basketry and Cane work. Applications for the captioned courses are available from The Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts, JF De Chambray Street, Ghajnsielem, Gozo. Interested candidates are invited to submit their application by Friday, the [...]
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Malta Electricity Board pensioners require social justice – AD

Angele Deguara, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party spokesperson for Social Policy and Civil Rights, said today, that “after forty years, ex-employees who were previously employed with the Malta Electricity Board still require social justice. “In the 1960s, two cabinet decisions and an official circular issued by the Board of Directors made it clear that [...]
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Lawmakers and EU countries reach deal on EU fiscal rules

The next batch of EU economic governance legislation should do more to deliver growth and the European Commission’s new powers to vet Eurozone countries’ budgets will be better democratically controlled, thanks to a draft “two-pack” deal struck by EP and Council negotiators on Wednesday. It also lays down clear rules for countries seeking EU financial [...]
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MaltaPost to participate in the Stampex Fair 2013

Following last year’s success, MaltaPost will again be participating in the Stampex Fair 2013 in London. For this special event, the Philatelic Bureau will be issuing an Occasion Card, Personalised Stamp/Cover and Personalised stamps. The Occasion Card will be available for sale in mint and cancelled condition as from today, Wednesday, the of 20th February [...]
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Meat production down and producer value up in Q4 of 2012

In the fourth quarter of 2012, the total meat production declined by 3.0 per cent, while the producer value went up by 9.1 per cent when compared to the corresponding quarter in 2011, the National Statistics Office said today. Meat production went down by 3.0 per cent to 3,093 tonnes during the quarter under review. [...]
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