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Ornis Committee recommends 3-week spring hunting season

The Ornis Committee held its first meeting this afternoon to discuss the derogation for spring hunting. The Government yesterday approved the reestablishment of the Ornis Committee with the Board Chairman named as Dr Louis Cassar. The Committee recommened that the spring hunting season should open for three weeks between the 10th and 30th of April. [...]
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Year 6 Gozo College pupils learn about Health and Safety

Health and Safety Department teachers, recently organised a hands-on experience for all Year 6 Gozo College pupils. This out-of-school session on health and safety in the home took place in a typical Gozitan farmhouse situated in the picturesque village of Gharb. Various settings in the farmhouse were used so that the children could be made [...]
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Freedom Day concert and ceremony in Victoria next Sunday

The 34th anniversary of Freedom Day, is being celebrated next Sunday, the 31st of March, which is also Easter Sunday. The National and Regional Celebrations Committee within the Ministry for Gozo, is organising a concert and commemorative ceremony to be held at Independence Square in Victoria, Gozo. The ceremony and concert will be presided over [...]
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Pope Francis visits the Pope emeritus at Castel Gandolfo

Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., director of the Holy See Press Office, called this afternoon’s encounter between Pope Francis and the Bishop emeritus of Rome Benedict XVI “a moment of profound communion.” Although live coverage of the historic event was not provided, recorded images were made of the two praying together and sitting in the library [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Qala & Victoria on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Qala and Victoria, Gozo, on Monday, the 25th of March between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Qala: TRIQ DUN GUZEPP BUTTIGIEG, TRIQ IL- QALA, TRIQ IL- MITHNA, TRIQ WIED IS-SIMAR, TRIQ IT- [...]
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Commission for Justice reform to be announced on Sunday

A Labour Party victory celebration to thank Gozitan voters was held in Sannat today. Speaking at the event, the Prime Minister, Dr Joseph Muscat, said that the composition of the Commission entrusted with the reform of the Maltese justice system is to be announced on Sunday by the Parliamentary Secretary for Justice, Owen Bonnici. The [...]
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NTM, Hard Rock Café and AEISEC team up for Earth Hour

Nature Trust (Malta) has teamed up with Hard Rock Café and AEISEC to celebrate Earth hour this evening The Hard Rock Café outlets in Bay Street and Waterfront will change to candle light between 8.30pm to 9.30pm tonight. Fire Jugglers will be present at the Waterfront and there will also be entertainment at Bay Street. [...]
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L-Imsallab fi Triqatna passion play in the streets of Victoria

L-Imsallab fi Triqatna, passion play is taking place this evening through the streets of Victoria, starting from St Augustine Square at 7.00pm. The Ghaqda Dilettanti Gimgha l-Kbira – Ghawdex, was founded in June 1997 by a group of gozitan enthusiasts, who were fond of the easter traditions in the Maltese islands. Its purpose was to [...]
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World Water Day businesses & hotels consultation package

Businesses and hotels in Malta and Gozo have this weekend been offered a complimentary tailored consultation package aimed at helping them reduce their water consumption. The offer was communicated to enterprises by the EU LIFE+ Investing in Water Project partners the MBB, Malta Chamber and MHRA, in commemoration of World Water Day. The World Water [...]
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Dinja Wahda and Klabb Huttaf’s ‘Walk for Nature’ on Sunday

Klabb Huttaf, BirdLife Malta’s nature club for young people, together with Dinja Wahda, BirdLife’s environmental education programme for primary school children, have organised the Dinja Wahda/Klabb Huttaf ‘Walk for Nature’ bird ringing demonstration activity and prize-giving at Is-Simar Nature Reserve, Xemxija, tomorrow, Sunday, the 24th March at 12.30pm. The ‘Marathon Walk for Nature’ is a [...]
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