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38th edition of the Gozo Half Marathon this coming Sunday

The 38th Edition of the Gozo Half Marathon organised by the Gozo Amateur Athletic Association (GAAC) in collaboration with the Xaghra Youth Centre and the Xaghra Local Council, takes place this coming Sunday, the 28th of April 2013. A total of 78 trophies will be awarded, together with a number of promotional give-aways. Commemorative medals [...]
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The CSC within the MCESD meets the new MCESD Chairman

The Civil Society Committee (CSC) met the new MCESD Chairperson, Mr. John Bencini on the Thursday, which was also the ‘Patients’ Rights Day.’ The CSC met the Chairperson during the Committee’s monthly meeting and presented an insight on what the CSC is doing since the Committee has become a full member at MCESD. The Committee [...]
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MEPA approves Maghtab and Ghallis waste treatment plants

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board today approved planning permission for the construction of two waste treatment plants in the Maghtab and Ghallis area, limits of Naxxar. The two approved planning applications which include a Mechanical Treatment Plant and the Biological Treatment Plant are in line with the National Waste Strategy and will [...]
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Nature reserve hunter fined €4,685 and banned for 3 years

Christian Gauci, aged 27 of Mellieha, was today fined €4,685, banned from hunting for three years and had his gun confiscated by the Magistrates’ Court in Malta Gauci and Carl Borg, aged 30, also of Mellieha, were accused in court on Sunday of having on the 18th April 2013 at around 1.30pm, in the Natura [...]
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New direct Arriva service to Popeye Village and Anchor Bay

Arriva has introduced a new direct service to Popeye Village and Anchor Bay to facilitate commuting to this picturesque and popular destination, during the upcoming holiday season. The new Route 237 offers a daily direct service from Ghadira Bay every hour, all day between 9.20am and 5.20pm, stopping commutors directly outside Popeye Village This route [...]
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AD gives its support to the introduction of co-education

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said today that it supports the introduction of co-education in one of the state colleges. Mario Mallia, spokesperson for education for AD, insisted that a truly inclusive education cannot keep segregating boys and girls. In line with its electoral programme for the last general election, AD feels that co-ed [...]
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A fun day for pets, owners & families in Malta on Saturday

The Yorkshire Terrier Malta Community celebrated its launch on the 6th of April 2013 during the Yorkshire Terrier weekend which was held at Piscopo Gardens, Burmarrad.. The aim of the event was to increase awareness about the importance and necessity of providing complete health nutrtion for pets. Members of the Community were on hand to [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in San Lawrenz and Xewkija

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in San Lawerenz and Xewkija, on Wednesday, the 24th of April. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Xewkija 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ IL- HELSIEN, TREJQET EIN KAREM, TRIQ IL- KBIRA, TRIQ L- ISQOF MIKIEL G. MOLINA, TRIQ SAN PUPULJU, TRIQ SAN ZAKKARIJA, [...]
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‘An Evening with Schubert’ in the Urbanus Concert Series

The Urbanus Concert Series continues this coming Saturday and will feature The Schubert Ensemble from the University of Malta. ‘An Evening with Schubert’ will offer the audience a feast of Schubert’s lyrical music by this ensemble. Schubert is one of the most quintessentially Viennese of Viennese composers and this concert should present a colourful sample [...]
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‘An Evening with Schubert’ in the Urbanus Concert Series

The Urbanus Concert Series continues this coming Saturday and will feature The Schubert Ensemble from the University of Malta. ‘An Evening with Schubert’ will offer the audience a feast of Schubert’s lyrical music by this ensemble. Schubert is one of the most quintessentially Viennese of Viennese composers and this concert should present a colourful sample [...]
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Malta’s deficit is -3.3% of GDP & debt ratio is 72.1% of GDP

Provision of deficit and debt data for 2012 – first notification Euro area and EU27 government deficit at 3.7% and 4.0% of GDP respectively Government debt at 90.6% and 85.3% The figures from Eurostat show that in 2012, the government deficit of both the euro area (EA17) and the EU27 decreased in absolute terms compared [...]
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Q4 deficit in 2012 at €52.5 million up from €17 million in 2011

The deficit recorded by the General Government for the last quarter of 2012 amounted to €52.5 million, up from €17.0 million in the comparable period of 2011, the National Statistics Office reported today. During October-December 2012, total revenue stood at €770.9 million, an increase of €39.9 million when compared to the fourth quarter of 2011. [...]
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Marsa play Ampthill Town & Honourable Artillery Company

There has been plenty of cricket over the past four days for the Marsa C.C, who played two series against returning team Ampthill Town C.C (5TH time) and newcomers Honourable Artillery Company CC. The games commenced on Thursday with Ampthill batting first in the twenty over game. Two great knocks from R. Haxell (seventy runs, [...]
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Gozo ferry “brushes” quay while berthing at Mgarr Harbour

Gozo Channel in a statement said that it confirms that from initial reports “one of its vessels, the M.V. Gaudos, brushed against the quay and scraped away some of its paint work, while coming into berth at Mgarr Harbour.” “At no time was the safety of the passengers on board and/or the vessel itself were [...]
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