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MPO Community Concert this Friday at the Gozo Cathedral

A Malta Philharmonic Orchestra Community Concert is taking place this Friday, the 3rd of May at the Gozo Cathedral, Victoria. The MPO welcomes all music-lovers to free classical music concerts in spectacular venues in the different villages around Malta and Gozo, presenting an eclectic programme featuring the extraordinary musicians within the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra. There [...]
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Festa Familja Gozo raises €1330 in aid of Puttinu Cares

Festa Familija was held at the Gozo Sports Complex on Sunday evening, when €1330 was raised in aid of Puttinu Cares. Special guests for the evening were Freddie Portelli and Vince Fabri who entertained the audience with their music. The jam-packed programme presented by the Puttinu Cares Gozo Committee kicked off with a zumba session [...]
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H2 Channel to launch on GO TV and GO Interactive TV

GO TV will be launching H2® as from this Saturday, the 4th of May 2013. The channel, new to the TV market in Europe, will give local viewers – especially those who are avid history enthusiasts – the chance to explore the enticing world of ancient culture, eminent figures and epic events. GO said that [...]
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Enemalta announces a reduction in unleaded fuel of 3c

Enemalta has announced in a statement today that the price of unleaded fuel has gone down in price by 3 cent, effective from tomorrow Thursday, the 2nd of May. Gasoil for heating has also gone up in price by 1 cent. Other fuel prices have remained unchanged. The revised price list is shown below: Fuel [...]
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MaltaPost to participate in the Essen Stamp Fair 2013

MaltaPost will be participating in the Essen stamp Fair 2013 in Essen Germany. For this special event, the Philatelic Bureau will be issuing an Occasion Card, Personalised Stamp/Cover and Personalised stamps.The Occasion Card will be available for sale in mint and cancelled condition as from Thursday 2nd May 2013 at all Post Offices and from [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria & Xewkija Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria and Xewkija, Gozo, on Friday, the 3rd of May, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Victoria: TRIQ L- ASSUNTA, TRIQ KERCEM, TRIQ PAWLU PORTELLI, TRIQ SANTA MARIJA, TRIQ IL- WIED and [...]
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AGM highlights work and projects carried out by the ERRC

The Annual General Meeting was held recently of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of Gozo. The meeting highlighted the work and projects done by the ERRC during the last year. This included EU Projects conducted by the ERRC, such as the Tactical Medic and Calm Waters. The former provided training in Tactical Medicine to [...]
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Commission to proceed with plan to better protect bees

EU Member States did not reach a qualified majority – either in favour or against – in the Appeal Committee which discussed a Commission proposal to restrict the use of 3 neonicotinoid insecticides. Tonio Borg, Health and Consumer Commissioner, said, “although a majority of Member States now supports our proposal, the necessary qualified majority was [...]
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Three AFM junior officers claim top spots overseas

Three junior officers from the Armed Forces of Malta have recently returned to Malta having successfully completed overseas training in the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Second Lieutenants Benjamin Vassallo and Simon Attard both placed first amongst the international students at the Brittania Royal Naval College and at the Royal Air Force [...]
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Sixth edition of Earth Garden 2013 starts later this month

Leo Brincat, Minister for Sustainable Development, Environment and Climate Change announced that the Ministry will be sponsoring the Earth Garden Festival 2013. The Minister said that “when we chose the theme ‘Every Breath We Take,’ we were not resorting to a buzz word or the title of a successful track, but a theme that just [...]
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FKNK accepts convicted hunter’s membership resignation

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) said in a statement that it has accepted Mr Edwin Vella’s membership resignation, following his conviction in Court regarding illegalities connected with hunting. The FKNK’s Disciplinary Board was in the process of deciding about disciplinary measures that should have been imposed on Mr Vella, however, his [...]
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