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Gozo museum to launch novel by George Gauci – ‘The Cross’

‘The Cross,’ a new novel by George Gauci, is being launched this coming Friday, the 26th of April, at Il-Hagar | Heart of Gozo Museum, in St George’s Square, Victoria. The story takes the reader back to 1908, when a widower falls in love with a woman. The reader grows with this family, going through [...]
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“BLM is resorting to sensationalised tales and inaccuracies”

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) claimed in a statement today that “in their pitiful attempt to justify their ‘spring watch camp’ and inundate the EU Commission with complaints to give this spring hunting season such a high profile as to make it look like a dangerous precedent. BirdLife Malta are now [...]
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Seher il-Punent 2013 draws large crowds to Gharb village

Seher il-Punent has been attracting large crowds to the village of Gharb this weekend. The annual event is organised by the Gharb Local Council with the collaboration of the Ministry for Tourism; Parliamentary Secretariat for Culture and Local Government; Ministry for Gozo; and the Malta Tourism Authority, The festival was opened by the Minister for [...]
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‘Beauty to be Heard’ – Muscial series at the Vatican Musems

From the 3rd of May until the end of October (except during the month of August) the Vatican Museums will host 21 evenings of music. The Vatican Information Service said that every Friday the Museums will have special hours from 7:30pm until 11:00pm. During these special openings, the music of Brahms, Debussy, Beethoven, Respighi, Piazzolla, [...]
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More than 330 offences against the Sunday hunting curfew

CABS said in a statement this afternoon that in the course of the first three days of their Operation ´Skyfall,’ more than 330 contraventions of the hunting curfew imposed by the authorities have been recorded already today and, in cooperation with the Malta and Gozo police, five active illegal trapping sites have been closed down. [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Zebbug on Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Zebbug, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 23rd of April between 8.30am and 3.00pm The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ TA’ ZAQI, TRIQ SKAPUCCINA and TRIQ L-GHAZZIELA.
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The CPA Commonwealth Travel Fellowship 2013 now open

The Malta Chamber of Pharmacists is pleased to announce the Commonwealth Travel Fellowship 2013. This fellowship is being awarded by the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA) of which the Malta Chamber of Pharmacists is a founder member. The aim of the CPA is to promote and disseminate the pharmaceutical sciences throughout the Commonwealth and to improve [...]
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Two men remanded in custody after hunting offences

Today, the Police arraigned under arrest in Court before Magistrate Dr G Grixti LL.D., 27-year old Christian Gauci, and 30-year old Carl Borg, both residing in Mellieha. They were accused for having on the 18th April 2013 at around 1.30pm, while they were in the Ghadira area, limits of Mellieha, had a loaded firearm in [...]
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GAGF action call for Festivals & Events extended until May

The Gozo Action Group Foundation (GAGF) has announced that the deadline for Action 413.6 – ‘Festivals and Events’ under Axis 4, LEADER of the Rural Development Programme for Malta (2007-2013) has now been extended to Friday, the 3rd of May 2013. This action provides assistance to initiatives that allow local organisations to implement activities linked [...]
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‘Think’ with Insects, Fitter People, 3D Maps and Diamonds

Manhattan, Chicago and San Francisco are mapped in gorgeous 3D, now Malta has joined their ranks. Dr Saviour Formosa has coordinated a €4.4 million EU-funded ERDF project to map Malta like never before and will be freely available this June. The project can help Malta develop better disaster relief plans to save lives. This story [...]
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Programme of celebrations for St George’s Liturgical Feast

The Programme of Liturgical Celebrations on the occasion of the liturgical feast day of St George, Patron Saint of Gozo has been announced. The programme, continues until the 23rd of April, which is St George’s Day and this year includes a novelty when it comes to the external festivities. The Traditional Horse Races, held annually [...]
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