Archive for » May 22nd, 2013«

E.R.R.C. volunteers participate in a Gozo training simulation

Last Sunday, the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of Gozo organised a multiple casualty training simulation near Hondoq Bay in Qala. During the training, ERRC volunteers made use of search and rescue techniques to search for a number of dispersed casualties and carry them to a triage area. Some of the casualties had to be [...]
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Ten Gozo Channel employees in court accused of theft

Today the Police arraigned under arrest in the Gozo Court, Paul Said, Anthony mercieca, Alexander Cini, James Joseph Muscat, Joepsh Azzopardi, Herman Mifsud, Lee-Anne Portelli, Sara Buttigieg, Dery Joseph Gauci and Darren Xerri. The Gozo Channel cafeteria workers were accused for having on the 11th May 2013 and the previous months till 2007 committed theft [...]
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Ten Gozo Channel employees in court accused of theft

Today the Police arraigned under arrest in the Gozo Court, Paul Said, Anthony mercieca, Alexander Cini, James Joseph Muscat, Joepsh Azzopardi, Herman Mifsud, Lee-Anne Portelli, Sara Buttigieg, Dery Joseph Gauci and Darren Xerri. The Gozo Channel cafeteria workers were accused for having on the 11th May 2013 and the previous months till 2007 committed theft [...]
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St Thomas’ Bay gets pampered for ‘Clean up the Med’

In just under three hours a group of cubs and other volunteers filled a skip to ther brim and over during a clean up at St Thomas’ Bay. On Saturday morning when most people are having a well deserved lie in bed, the Tarxien Cubs and members of the Friends of Marsaskala Society, got up [...]
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St Thomas’ Bay gets pampered for ‘Clean up the Med’

In just under three hours a group of cubs and other volunteers filled a skip to ther brim and over during a clean up at St Thomas’ Bay. On Saturday morning when most people are having a well deserved lie in bed, the Tarxien Cubs and members of the Friends of Marsaskala Society, got up [...]
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Orlando Singers Concert at St George’s Basilica in Victoria

The Orlando Singers from the UK, under the direction of David Everett, are giving a recital of sacred motets at St George’s Basilica, Victoria, Gozo, next Monday the 27th of May. Established nearly 20 years ago, The Orlando Singers has a well-deserved reputation for the excellence of its singing which stretches from Westminster Abbey to [...]
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UoM showcases research at European Maritime Day

The University of Malta showcased a large amount of its ongoing research and collaborative projects at the European Maritime Day activities held in Malta throughout this week. Dr Alan Deidun, Senior Lecturer at the IOI-MOC, and Dr Aaron Micallef, Lecturer within the Department of Physics, delivered talks and screened documentaries to the public on Monday [...]
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European Parliament votes to make fireworks in the EU safer

The European Commission welcomed today’s adoption by the European Parliament of the Commission proposal to make the internal market for pyrotechnic articles leaner. Further to this vote fireworks will soon become safer to use thanks to new rules requiring clearer labels and instructions in the languages of each Member State where the products are for [...]
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Power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Kercem on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Kercem, Gozo, on Friday, the 24th of May, between 8.30am and 3.30pm The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghajnsielem: TRIQ BORG GHARIB and TRIQ IL- QALA. Kercem: TRIQ MADRE MARGERITA DE BRINCAT, PJAZZA SAN GIRGOR, PJAZZA SAN [...]
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‘Europe for Gozo’ – The representation of Gozo at EU level

The European Parliament Office in Malta has organised the event ‘Europe for Gozo,’ which will be an opportunity to meet your MEPs and discuss the representation of Gozo at EU level. The concerns, the ideas, the topics on the minds of the Gozitan Youths, the Gozitan Businesses, the NGOs and the citizens in general. The [...]
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Serior Citizens Grant now to age 78 & 79 & EU/EEA citizens

The Senior Citizens Grant, which is an Annual Grant of €300 from the Maltese Government to assist older people to remain independent, has now been extended to include those age 78 and 79 as well as those reaching 80* during 2013. (Backdated payments are not being made for those reaching 78 or 79 by 2012). [...]
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Euro 4 M1 vehicles to benefit from 10% reduction in tax

Transport Malta has announced today that used Euro 4 M1 light vehicles (with a seating capacity of up to eight seats besides the driver’s seat) which were imported or brought into Malta prior to the 9th April 2013 and which were not registered by Transport Malta by that date, and/or vehicles placed on order prior [...]
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April’s unemployment figures up on 2012 but down on March

In April, the number of persons registering as unemployed stood at 7,176, up by 403 over the corresponding month last year, but down by 174 when compared to March. Administrative records held at the Employment and Training Corporation (ETC ) indicate a year-on-year increase of 601 persons (9.9 per cent) registering for work under Part [...]
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‘The Cappella Ardente and its Restoration’ by James Saliba

The Cappella Ardente is a monumental 18th century polychrome catafalque designed by architect Roman Carapecchia during the time of Grand Master Antonio Manoel de Vilhena. The artifact had been stored in adverse conditions for over twenty years. The lack of original plans and its advanced state of deterioration called for scientific approach to study the [...]
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