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NGO’s call for the MEPA Board to refuse Hondoq Appeal

On the 2nd of May, MEPA’s Appeals Tribunal is to decide whether they will accept the new Hondoq proposal without a new EIA being submitted. 85% of Qala’s residents voted against the project, over 4400 people signed a petition against it, and in a joint statement from NGO’s MHH, FAA, Nature Trust, Ramblers, Friends of [...]
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‘The Cultural Legacy of Malta & Gozo’ – Wirt Gawdex lecture

A public lecture entitled ‘The Cultural Legacy of Malta & Gozo,’ by Vincent Zammit has been organised by Wirt Ghawdex. The lecture will be accompanied by a photographic presentation by Daniel Cilia. The Society said that after the lecture, the first book in the series of publications under the same name, published by the Salesians [...]
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‘Fairies tell Tales’ literacy week for Church Schools children

For the second consecutive year, the Literacy Team in collaboration with ‘Let me Learn and Writing Programme’ within the Secretariat for Catholic Education have organised a Literacy Week for Church Schools children, entitled ‘Fairies tell Tales.’ The activities are being held at The Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta and at the Lower Barrakka. Over 1000 students [...]
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Free internet for six months with new GO Duo Pack offer

GO has said that its new offer on Duo Pack is offering customers more benefits than ever before, with free telephone installation, free use of a standard modem, and, above all, free internet for the first six months, The company said that Duo Pack provides customers with Talk Anytime phone service and 12Mbps internet for [...]
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Tourism website launched aimed at those with special needs

The Minister for Tourism Karmenu Vella, addressing a conference earier today, said that the Government is to implement various initiatives to facilitate accessibility in the tourism sector, particulary to improve travel opportunities in relation to social tourism The conference was organised by the ACA (Accessibility for All Project Culture), in collaboration with the Malta Tourism [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra and Xewkija

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in the villages of Xaghra and Xewkija, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 17th of April. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspension: Xaghra between 8.30am and 3.00pm: TRIQ JOHN OTTO BAYER TRIQ L- ISQOF RUZAR FARRUGIA TRIQ IL- PARSOTT TRIQ DUN GORG [...]
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Heritage Malta sites open for free this coming Sunday

As part of the celebrations on the 10th anniversary since its establishment as the national agency for museums, conservation practice and cultural heritage, Heritage Malta will be opening all its sites for the general public for free this coming Sunday, the 21st of April. In Gozo sites that will be open are the Gozo Museum [...]
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FAA 2-day seminar and tour of Malta’s Neolithic Temples

In keeping with its role to promote awareness of Malta’s history and heritage sites, Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar will be holding a one-day seminar on Malta’s Neolithic Temple culture in collaboration with the renowned archaeologist Dr David Trump and several experts in the field who will present a wide-ranging view of temple building and life [...]
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ERRC member attends UK rope access & rope rescue course

A member of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of Gozo recently participated and attended a Rope Access and Rope Rescue Course which was held in the UK. The five-day intensive programme was delivered by the West Sussex Fire Service in London. ERRC said that it would like to thank Mr St.John Stanley, Station Manager [...]
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Gozo SPCA appeals for help to find owner of this lost dog

Gozo SPCA are appealing for help in tracing the owner of this dog which has been in the Ramla Bay area since last Thursday. The dog has now been picked up by the Gozo SPCA and is at the Centre in Victoria. She has no collar, no id tag and is not micro chipped. If [...]
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HICP rose by 1.1% with annual inflation down to 1.4%

In March, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went up by 1.1 per cent over the previous month, the twelve-month moving average rate of inflation stood at 3.1 per cent and the annual rate stood at 1.4 per cent. the National Statistics Office reported today. The increase in the HICP primarily reflected an increase of [...]
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The 16th of April 2013 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 16th of April 2013 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here. Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. This week’s articles in the PDF download are: 1. Freedom Day was celebrated on Sunday March the 31st, with a vocal and instrumental concert [...]
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