Archive for » March 25th, 2013«

Hunting days, times and quotas to be the same as last year

Following Saturday’s Ornis Committee recommendations on spring hunting dates, the Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture and Fisheries and Animal Rights, Roderick Galdes has confirmed that the hunting season will open on the 10th of April and close on the 30th of April, 2013. The Parliamentary Secretary said that days, times and quotas for hunting this season [...]
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Photographic Exhibition by Alain Salvary at the Cittadella

A photographic exhibition by Alain Salvary is currently being held at the Cittadella Centre for Culture & Arts in Victoria. Alain, who settled in Gozo from his native France, is showing an exhibition of 19 framed photographs that were taken during this year’s carnival festivities in Gozo. “They symbolize a way of life for me [...]
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72-year old man dies in incident at Gozo psychiatric ward

The Gozo General Hospital, which now comes under the Ministry for Health in Malta, was visited this morning by the Minister for Health, Dr Godfrey Farrugia. In the previous administration the Hospital was under the responsibility of the Ministry for Gozo. During the visit Dr Farrugia spoke about an incident that had occured early on [...]
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“Illegal trapping is already rife on Gozo” – Readers Letter

Dear Sir, “I have received the attached photographs showing illegal (almost certainly for finches) trapping on Gozo – or preparations for the same – taken by a Gozitan colleague on Saturday the 23rd of March 2013. The lower photograph of the two was taken beneath the rubbish dump at Xaghra. This confirms to me other [...]
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Touring UK team Cardiff University CC take on Marsa CC

Over the weekend the Marsa C.C played against new touring team Cardiff University from the United Kingdom. A four game series is being played with the first game last Thursday and the fourth one taking place tomorrow (Tuesday). On Sunday the best game was played. Cardiff batted first and made a huge total of 252 [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Qala on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Qala, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 27th of March between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ DUN GUZEPP BUTTIGIEG, TRIQ IL- QALA, TRIQ IL- MITHNA, TRIQ WIED IS-SIMAR, TRIQ IT- TELGHA and [...]
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Air Malta Easter offer of 10% discount on scheduled flights

Air Malta has launched a special Easter Promotion. Through this offer, the airline is giving a 10% discount on its published fares on all scheduled flights from 01st October to 30 November 2013. Commenting on this Easter Promotion, Philip Saunders, Chief Commercial Officer said, “Once again, Air Malta is delivering a special Easter surprise with [...]
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Mapdot- Grundtvig LifeLong Learning meeting held in Gozo

A Grundtvig Lifelong Learning Partnership meeting was held in Gozo last week. This was its second meeting and those attending included delegates from Malta, Slovakia, Turkey, Wales and Poland. The Grundtvig project is a framework for practical co-operation activities between organisations working in the field of adult learning in the broadest sense – formal or [...]
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Thousands flock to Heritage Malta sites during its Open Day

Thousands of people flocked to Hagar Qim and Mnajdra temples and the Domus Romana during the Open Day of the three sites held by Heritage Malta last Tuesday. The Feast of St. Joseph, was definitely a busy day for Heritage Malta staff as they were set to organise a day to remember for all the [...]
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Industrial producer price index down by 0.8% in February

Provisional data issued by the National Statistics Office today indicates that the industrial producer price index in February decreased by 0.8 per cent when compared to the previous month. The producer price index for total industry decreased by 0.8 per cent over the previous month. This was due to a decline in both intermediate and [...]
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Justice & Peace Commission calls for vision on the economy

The Archdiocese’s Justice and Peace Commission today issued a statement on the “call for long-term vision that puts the economy at the service of society.” The aim of this Commission is that of studying the evangelical aspects of justice and peace in a spirit of service towards the Church, its members and institutions. Mr Roderick [...]
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Gozo Philatelic Society public lecture by Dr Michael Refalo

The Gozo Philatelic Society is organising a public lecture entitled “Is there money in the mail?” Notary, Dr Michael Refalo, will be expanding on his research about problems concerning carriage to and from Malta during the late 19th century. The lecture, is being held with the support of the Ministry for Gozo’s Culture Section and [...]
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Cyprus bailout agreement reached during Eurogroup talks

The Eurogroup reached an agreement with the Cypriot authorities in the early hours of this morning on the key elements necessary for a future macroeconomic adjustment programme. The Europgroup said that this agreement is supported by all euro area Member States as well as the three institutions. The Eurogroup said that it fully supports the [...]
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€430 in aid of Puttinu Cares at Gozo Health Awareness Day

During the Health Awareness Day which was held at a commercial centre in Victoria recently, Puttinu Cares volunteers raised the sum of €430 through the sale of raffle tickets, as well as donations received. Health Awareness Days are organised every now and then by employees at the Gozo General Hospital, an event which urges people [...]
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