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Gozo’s St Joseph Home to become a home for the elderly

The Ministry for Gozo and the Gozo Diocese said in a statement today that they are both aware of the need for a home for the elderly, which will enable them to live life independently, in a wonderful environment, while also being given a quality service to be able to live a comfortable life. For [...]
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Seminarians in Victoria give visitors an insight into their life

The Seminary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Victoria, Gozo, is an old historical building. This does not mean that the building is inert. For the last hundred and forty years, this building has hosted a community of young men who, in their prime of life, decide to stop and reflect on the Lord’s [...]
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Gozo Minister visits Kelinu Grima Maritime Museum in Nadur

Earlier today the Minister for Gozo, Anton Refalo and Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth, Edward Zammit Lewis, visited the Kelinu Grima Maritime Museum in Nadur. The visit was made as part of the programme for the European Maritime Day 2013, which is celebrated on the 20th of May each year, with a number [...]
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One beach in Gozo and seven in Malta awarded Blue Flag

This summer there will be a record number of eight beaches in Malta and Gozo flying the blue flag, Golden Bay was awarded the of Beach of Quality title. The beach in Gozo is Ramla l-Hamra, which is mananged by the Gaia Foundation, the remaining seven are all in Malta: St George’s Bay, the Bugibba [...]
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easyJet to introduce a cabin bag guarantee from July

Managing cabin baggage is an industry-wide challenge and it’s one which has increased for easyJet. The airline said that due to its “industry leading load factors (89%) and seat configuration, it carries around 40 more passengers on each flight than its rivals. Because of this, overhead locker space onboard our aircraft is limited and so [...]
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Stop & Listen to your children – Positive Parenting Campaign

On the third anniversary from the launch of the first Positive Parenting Campaign by the Foundation for Social Welfare Services, the main theme for this year is effective communication with children. The Foundation marks Child Protection Day through an informative campaign and the blue ribbon which symbolises commitment in preventing child abuse. Effective communication helps [...]
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Arriva to introduce innovative changes to summer services

Arriva has been working a number of changes for several months, engaging in various exercises aimed at improving the transport services over the summer season. The compnay said that one of the innovative things that communters will immediately benfit from is that services are operating at different times. This is the result of one of [...]
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Gozo breast cancer updates seminar held by Europa Donna

Europa Donna Malta (Breast Care Support Group) organised a one-day seminar for health professionals at the Hotel Ta’ Cenc in Gozo on ‘Updates on Breast Cancer.’ Experts in the field, as well a people who had experienced the effects of breast cancer, presented the latest aspects of breast cancer care and the group said over [...]
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Gozo’s volume of fruit & veg up 12.3% but value falls 1.9%

In the first quarter, the reported volume of fresh fruit and vegetables advanced by 19.4 per cent, whereas the wholesale value declined by 11.6 per cent when compared to the corresponding quarter last year, the National Statistics Office said. Gozitan farmers contributed 0.7 million kilogrammes of fresh fruit and vegetables, or 7.3 per cent of [...]
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Dog Training Made Easy – New Dogs Trust Malta campaign

Following the success of this year’s Free for all neutering and chipping initiative, Dogs Trust Malta have launched a new campaign about simple and positive dog training techniques to make life easy and fun for dog and owner alike. The new campaign was launched by the Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights, Roderick [...]
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Gozo hosts QualityCoast 2013 Gold Awards tourism event

The Spanish coastal town Baiona in Galicia, and Pafos region (Cyprus) are the winners of the QualityCoast 2013 Gold Awards for sustainable tourism. The Portuguese archipelago of the Azores remains Europe’s best overall “green” tourism destination, like in 2012, when they won QualityCoast Gold. The Awards were presented at European Maritime Day which is being [...]
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Michael Camilleri wins the EUCC photographic competition

A Photographic Competition on coastal themes of the Maltese islands organised by EUCC Malta to mark the occasion of the International QualityCoast Event held in Gozo today, Monday, the 20th of May All the entries were judged by Mr Darrin Zammit Lupi and Mr Kurt Arrigo. The winning picture is from Michael Camilleri. Prizes for [...]
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