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Gozo Association for the Deaf free hearing tests on Sunday

The Gozo Association for the Deaf is celebrating its 25th anniversary and to mark the occasion, this Sunday the Association will be offering free hearing tests as part of the programme organised in Gozo for Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana 2013. The hearing tests will be carried out at the GAD premises in St Domenica Street, [...]
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2nd edition of the OASI Foundation Junior Football Festival

The OASI Foundation held the 2nd edition of the Junior Football Festival last Saturday, which was enjoyed by all those who entered, as well as the many spectators who went along to watch and cheer on their teams.OASI said that the success of the event could not have been possible without the help of the [...]
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Gozitan students’ cheques expected to be posted this week

The Ministry for Gozo and for Education said in a statement this afternoon that Gozitan students, who have to travel to Malta will receive their grant payments within days. The Ministry said that they had been passed for payment last Thursday, the 2nd of May, however due to some technicalities within the Treasury, the processing [...]
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Special Notte Gozitana weekend Arriva bus services in Gozo

Arriva has announced that following the success of last year’s services during Notte Gozitana, this year too it will be making sure that everyone in Malta and Gozo can “enjoy the Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana celebrations without the hassle and stress of crowded traffic jams, parking problems and the continuous worry that something may happen [...]
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Ban on transfer of cattle between farms for six months

The Government said today that the Veterinary Service has banned the transfer of cattle between farms for six months after results from tests recently identified an outbreak of of Q fever in goats on one farm. Parliamentary Secretary Roderick Galdes added that the goats, sheep and bovine will also not be allowed in shows such [...]
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Power suspensions in Ghajnsielem, Nadur, Sannat & Xewkija

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem, Nadur, Sannat and Xewkija Gozo, on Thursday, the 9th of May. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghajnsielem 8.30am-3.30pm: TRIQ GUZEPPI CAUCHI and TRIQ L- IXPUNARA. Nadur 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ IR- RAMLA L-HAMRA, TRIQ TAX- XEMMIEX, TRIQ DUN ANTON [...]
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Gozo breast cancer seminar on Saturday with Europa Donna

Europa Donna Malta (Breast Care Support Group) is organising a one-day seminar for health professionals at Hotel Ta’ Cenc in Gozo on Saturday, the 11th of May, entitled ‘Updates on Breast Cancer.’ Experts in the field will be presenting the latest aspects of breast cancer care and the gropu said that so far they have [...]
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15 Wednesdays at Ta’ Pinu in honour of the Assumption

The National Shrine of Our Lady ‘Ta’ Pinu’ is starting the fifteen traditional Wednesdays in spiritual preparation for the Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady. The first one to be held is tomorrow, Wednesday, the 8th of May. The programme of activities will be as follows: The Sanctuary opens its doors at 4.30am. 5.00am, [...]
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Employed persons up by 1.7% according to ETC records

In December 2012, the number of persons working on a full-time basis increased by 1.7 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2011. Administrative data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation show that over a one-year period, the labour supply increased by 2,731 persons, reaching 159,775. This was attributed to an increase [...]
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GUG voices concerns over grant payments still not received

The Gozo University Group said in a statement this morning that it has received a number of complaints regarding the indefinite delay in distribution of the maintenance grant entitled to Gozitan students who travel to Malta for their education. In a statement issued by the Ministry for Gozo on the 26th of April regarding the [...]
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AFM ongoing search for missing 5 French nationals off Gozo

The Armed Forces of Malta today that at about 4.30pm yesterday, the Victoria (Gozo) Police station informed Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) Malta that a Spanish National had presented himself at the station claiming that 5 persons were missing from aboard the yacht of which he was the master. The 5 French citizens comprised 2 males, [...]
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