Archive for » May 2nd, 2013«

Gozo Action Group issue application call for Measure 125

The Managing Authority within the Ministry for Sustainable Development, Environment and Climate Change has announced that the Gozo Action Group Foundation under the LEADER Programme is issuing a Call for Applications for Measure 125 of the rural Development Programme for Malta (2007-2013) It is aimed specifically at applicants who have already applied for the Expression [...]
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Eurosystem introduces the first Europa Series €5 banknote

A new €5 banknote, the first one in the Europa series, started to circulate today in the euro area countries. To mark the occasion, a short event hosted by Jozef Makúch, Governor of Národná banka Slovenska, was held in the Slovak capital, Bratislava, where the Governing Council was meeting. A group of “euro generation” children [...]
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Minister for Gozo visits the Arka Foundation in Ghajnsielem

The Minister for Gozo, Anton Refalo recently visited the Arka Foundation in Ghajnsielem. The Foundation which was establised in 1999, by its founder Mgr.Manuel Curmi, was the first respite centre to open in Gozo. It is a voluntary, non-profit making and non-governmental organisation that promotes the welfare of people with special needs and of their [...]
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ERRC Gozo member participates in Cyprus training course

Mario Saliba, a member of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of Gozo, recently attended a course in ‘Conflict Management Skills: Dealing with Contempt and Negativity in the Classroom and in the Workplace,’ which was held in Cyprus. The five day intensive programme was organised by Dorea Educational Institute and conducted by Mr Naoum Liotas, [...]
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ERRC Gozo member participates in Cyprus training course

Mario Saliba, a member of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of Gozo, recently attended a course in ‘Conflict Management Skills: Dealing with Contempt and Negativity in the Classroom and in the Workplace,’ which was held in Cyprus. The five day intensive programme was organised by Dorea Educational Institute and conducted by Mr Naoum Liotas, [...]
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Resources on road safey & positive parentng by MCAST

The Office of the Commissioner for Children has once again worked closely with the MCAST Institute for Art and Design. Mr Stephen Vella, Director of the Institute, presented the Commissioner for Children, Mrs Helen D’Amato, with resources on Road Safety and Positive Parenting which were produced by the students who are currently following various courses [...]
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Resources on road safey & positive parentng by MCAST

The Office of the Commissioner for Children has once again worked closely with the MCAST Institute for Art and Design. Mr Stephen Vella, Director of the Institute, presented the Commissioner for Children, Mrs Helen D’Amato, with resources on Road Safety and Positive Parenting which were produced by the students who are currently following various courses [...]
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MEPA Board rejects appeal for proposed Hondoq Project

The MEPA Appeal Tribunal this morning rejected an appeal for the proposed Hondoq ir-Rummein – Qala Creek project application. The plans, put forward by Gozo Prestige had included the development of a large hotel, real estate units and a yacht marina, brought a public outcry. The developers then dropped the idea of the marina, limiting [...]
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CABS publishes video evidence & first overall camp results

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) today published comprehensive video material and initial data on poaching during the spring hunting season as registered by its volunteers participating in Operation Skyfall that ended on Monday. CABS said that a total of more than 590 contraventions of hunting and nature protection legislation were recorded by the 20 [...]
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383 Gozitan students given opportunity to sit exams in Gozo

The University of Malta has said today that there are 194 students studying at the University of Malta Gozo Campus, following degree or diploma courses in a wide variety of subjects, including arts, commerce, criminology, educational leadership and inclusive education. Courses in clinical nursing practice, public accounting and Master of Science in Sustainable Energy are [...]
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FWA welcomes return of the De Valette Sword and Dagger

Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna said that it welcomes the Government’s success in securing the temporary return to Malta from France of the De Valette sword and dagger. These two historic artefacts carry a deep and great significance in the collective memory of the Maltese nation. They were presented to Grand Master Jean De Valette, the hero [...]
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19.3% of businesses in 2012 were wholesale & retail trade

Wholesale and retail trade businesses accounted for 19.3 per cent of the total registered business units in 2012. The National Statistics Office said today that in 2012, registered business units amounted to 70,782, an increase of 2.1 per cent, or 1,461, over the amount recorded in 2011. Business units are predominantly solely owned or in [...]
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Exhibition & Open Weekend at the Teatru Astra in Victoria

The La Stella Philharmonic Society of Victoria, Gozo, will be holding an exhibition at its cultural complex, the Teatru Astra, between Friday, the 10th and Sunday, the 12th of May, coinciding with the annual event Lejlet Lapsi-Notte Gozitana. ‘Is-Socjeta’ Filarmonika La Stella u l-pilastri li jsawwruha: il-Banda, il-Festa u t-Teatru.’ It is on these three [...]
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MHRA proposes national conference on impact of hunting

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) said today that it will be proposing to various stakeholders including NGOs, Government and the ORNIS committee to hold a national conference to discuss in an open forum the impact of hunting on the Maltese economy and way of life. The MHRA said in a statement last Thursday [...]
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