Archive for » April 27th, 2013«

Road closures on Sunday in Xaghra for Gozo Half Marathon

The Annual Gozo Half Marathon gets underway on Sunday morning, starting off from Xaghra. The Police Force and Local Wardens will be controlling traffic in various streets which will form part of the Gozo Half Marathon 13.1mile and 8mile routes. The organisers are asking the public to co-operate with directions given by the Police and [...]
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The Hanini team to participate at annual Milkfest on Sunday

The popular Milkfest, organised by the Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs, by means of its Naturalment Malti campaign and in conjunction with Hal Gharghur Local Council, will take place at the Hal Gharghur Church Square, from 11.30am onwards. The Hanini team from Magro Brothers, will again be participating at this fair. After the success [...]
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Hype around hunting is damaging tourism in Malta – FKNK

“What is damaging ecological tourism to Malta is not the hunting, but the “hype” around it. In a statement this afternoon the Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) said it was not them or St. Hubert Hunters (KSU) that were saying that, but Merill Ltd., the only local licensed company engaged in eco- [...]
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Currency exhibition organised by the Central Bank of Malta

The Central Bank of Malta is organising a currency exhibition, which will start next Thursday, the 2nd of Man and continue until Wednesday, the 15th of May. The exhibition will be held in the Polverista building situated at the Bank’s premises on St James Counterguard, Valletta. It will trace the history of the official Maltese [...]
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This week saw the commencement of the Paris (Orly) twice weekly operation to Malta for summer 2013. As the flight touched down the Malta Airport Fire & Rescue welcomed it with a water arch on the taxiway before it taxied onto the main apron. Passengers were welcomed with flowers handed out by dancers in traditional [...]
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Shot Pallid Harrier to go to Sicilian rehabilitation centre

The second Pallid Harrier  shot in Gozo in just a single week of this year’s spring hunting season, will, on Sunday, be taken to the Sicilian wildlife rehabilitation center, Centro Recupero Fauna Selvatica, after being rescued by BirdLife Malta. BLM said that the “near-threatened” Pallid Harrier, one of Europe’s rarest birds of prey, with as [...]
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Victoria Scouts charity car wash all day today in Victoria

The Victoria Scout Group are holding its annual car wash today in aid of a local philanthropic organisations. This year, all proceedings will go in aide of the ARKA Foundation, the OASI Foundation and the Group itself. Everybody is invited to take their cars for a great car wash and help to raise funds for [...]
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‘The Cross’ by George Gauci launched at Il-Hagar Museum

Friday evening saw the launch of a new novel, ‘The Cross,’ by George Gauci. The event, which also included a book signing, attracted a large number of people to Il-Hagar | Heart of Gozo Museum, in St George’s Square, Victoria. The Cross takes the reader back in time to 1908, when a widower falls in [...]
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NSTS offer young people an opportunity to visit the UK

NSTS in conjunction with Corkscrew are offering an exciting opportunity for young persons to visit the UK for a period of 28 days. NSTS SIDE programme, which is a fully LDV funded vocational training programme executed in the UK, is totally free of charge for young people between 18-26 years of age. No relevant academic [...]
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Air Malta leases aircraft to Faroe Island’s Atlantic Airways

Air Malta has successfully concluded a dry lease agreement for the provision of an Airbus A319 aircraft to Atlantic Airways of the Faroe Islands for a period of 41 months. This agreement follows months of intensive discussions with several airlines following the return of the leased aircraft from OLT Express’. With this lease Air Malta [...]
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