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Gozo-Graffiti – Do we need it and who is responsible for it??

Readers Letter - “It used to be that the colour on this island came from the beautiful flowers which seem to bloom all year round in one form or another, the sea and the sky, the merging of the lovely honey coloured buildings with brightly coloured windows, shutters and doors. Now, other, not so harmonious, [...]
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Gozo EkoSkola team win second place in photo competition

A photograph entered by the EkoSkola team of the Gozo College Boys’ Secondary Victoria, won second place on the ‘Wrigley Litter less Campaign 2012 – 2013′ in the category ‘Photos 11-14 years.’ The Gozo College Boys’ Secondary said that it is very proud of the EkoSkola team, seen in the photograph above, under the supervision [...]
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Increased seat capacity drives record passenger numbers

Passenger movements at Malta International Airport grew by 8.9% during the month of April reaching 331,369, i.e. the highest number ever registered in April. MIA said that this was brought about by an increase of 10.7% in the seat capacity for the month, which reached 440,430. The average seat load factor registered a slight decrease [...]
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Dog Walk in remembrance of Star with WEEAC – Malta

World Event to End Animal Cruelty Malta is organising a ‘Dog Walk in Remembrance of Star,’ on Sunday, the 19th of May, starting at 6.00pm. The walk starts from the front of the Preluna Towers in Sliema, the walk will go on to St Julians and stop at the ‘Love’ monument.Star, was a mixed-breed dog, [...]
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Gozo information session on electronic public procurement

The Ministry for Gozo in collaboration with the Department of Contracts is pleased to announce that it will be organising an information session on the electronic public procurement system (ePPS) which will be held on Thursday, the 23rd of May 2013 at 2.00pm. The information session will be of interest to economic operators that intend [...]
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Revision of published General Elections Electoral Register

The Electoral Commission said that it would like to remind persons who, on the 31st March, 2013, were qualified to be registered as voters, of the importance of verifying that their name and particulars have been included in the revised electoral register published on the 19th April, 2013. Persons who obtained Maltese Citizenship through naturalization [...]
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Exhibition open on HM Bateman: The Man who Loved Gozo

An exhibition of works by HM Bateman is on display at the Ministry for Gozo Exhibition Hall, in St Francis Square, unitl Friday, the 31st of May 2013. Thes Heritage Malta exhibition, which previously ran in Malta for almost four months, focuses mainly on the watercolours and other works by British cartoonist and artist HM [...]
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European Maritime Day being celebrated in Malta this month

No fewer than 50 public activities are being organised to coincide with European Maritime Day, which is eelebrated on the 20th of May each year,and is being held for the first time this year in Malta. Parades, exhibitions and music and dancing will all play a part bringing the event to life. The announcement was [...]
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Power suspension in Kercem and Xewkija on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Kercem and Xewkija, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 8th of May, between 8.30am and 3.30pm The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Kercem: TRIQ GHAR ILMA TRIQ QASAM SAN GORG TRIQ SAN NIKLAW Xewkija: TREJQET EIN KAREM, TRIQ IL- HELSIEN, TRIQ [...]
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Some route changes announced for Arriva buses in Malta

Transport Malta has announced that as part of the ongoing public transport route improvements and following discussions with the respective local councils, a number of amendments to the existing network which will come into effect from Sunday, the 26th of May. The changes are as follows: Route 13 – Extension of existing route (Pembroke, St. [...]
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Ministry sets up ad hoc group to protect the “rape of trees”

This morning the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Climate Change, Leo Brincat spoke about the work being done by the Ministry to “protect and address the intolerable rape of trees.” The Minister said that the simple key message is “no to the rape of trees.” The Minister announced that an ad hoc working group [...]
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Vodafone Malta works hand in hand with Arka Foundation

The Vodafone Malta Foundation has recently worked hand in hand with the Arka Foundation and sponsored much needed new medical equipment for their residents and clients. This equipment will help the Arka Foundation residents live a better life, and it will releiving the Foundation since it requires constant financing to maintain its ongoing project. “This [...]
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Gozo Channel special fares & timetable for Notte Gozitana

Gozo Channel has announced that for the Notte Gozitana event being held in Victoria Gozo during the weekend of Friday, the 10th of May and Sunday, the 12th of May 2013, in additional to the scheduled services an extra trip will be performed early Sunday morning leaving Mgarr, Gozo at 12.30am and departing from Cirkewwa [...]
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Undeclared horse meat and pork in products labelled beef

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health in collaboration with the Veterinary Services Department has said that the following products are not labelled in accordance to Regulations since they have a misleading product description in view that some ingredients are not declared. These cases are still under investigation by the competent authorities [...]
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