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39 pilgrims from Victoria & Sannat to visit Assisi and Rome

This coming Tuesday, a group of 39 pilgrims from Gozo’s St George’s Parish and that of St Margaret V.M. in Sannat, accompanied by the two respective Archpriests, will leave to Rome for a Pilgrimage organised on the occasion of the Universal Year of Faith. The pilgrimage, from June the 4th to the 9th, will visit [...]
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‘Bis-sahha – Wine Festival’ next Saturday in Santa Lucija

The Ta’ Klula Foundation in collaboration with Marsovin, will be holding its annual traditional Wine Festival in the main square of the quaint village of Santa Lucija in Gozo, next Saturday, the 8th of June. Wine and traditional food will be served during the evening and visitors will also be able to enjoy free entertainment, [...]
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31-year old Fontana man accused of drug trafficking

The Police arraigned Christopher Bartolo in the Gozo Court, where he was accused with possession of cannabis which was not for his personal use, as well as drug trafficking. Christopher Bartolo, aged 31 and from Fontana, was also accused of being a relapser, after violating the conditions from a previous court appearance. He was refused [...]
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Gozo Wellness Weekend – Get fit, have fun and help Puttinu

Next weekend a marathon event is taking place in Gozo, The ‘Gozo Wellness Weekend’ will be a super Fun Fest of physical activity, games, group classes, healthy food, cooking, delicious smoothies, good music and many more things that can make people more aware of both their own health as well as that of others. This [...]
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Valletta terminus project lacking in good governance – FAA

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) said in a statement today that it welcomes the fact that the latest plans for the Valletta bus terminus upgrade no longer include changes to the Tritons Fountain. “This fountain is the work of Vincent Apap, one of Malta’s leading sculptors and its Grade 1 protection stipulates that it cannot [...]
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‘Global Residence Programme’ – New scheme for foreigners

Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth, Edward Zammit Lewis this morning launched a new residence scheme for foreigners, during a presentation for stakeholders. The ‘Global Residence Programme,’ will enable people who decide to purchase a high value property and pay their taxes in Malta, to benefit from a residence permit. The value of immovable [...]
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Gozo deserves special treatment by EU – Roberta Metsola

Dr Roberta Metsola, Member of the European Parliament, said that she will continue to work non-stop within the European Parliament to ensure that Gozo’s particular circumstances and double insularity do not hinder economic growth on the island, and that Gozo’s specific needs must be catered for. Dr Metsola explained that, since EU accession in 2004, [...]
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We need to make the most of Gozo’s unique characteristics

Participants in a debate on the representation of Gozo at EU level spoke about the need to tap into EU funds to make the most of Gozo’s unique characteristics, offer the best possible service to visitors and improve the island’s attractiveness as a place to do business. The debate, entitled‘Europe for Gozo,’ was held at [...]
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The Gozo CCU Foundation’s ‘Concert Under the Stars 2013?

The Gozo CCU Foundation is organising the first of its very popular events of the year, ‘Concert Under The Stars 2013,’ on Sunday, the 7th of July in the Gardens of Ta’ Frenc, which is on the raod to Marsalforn. Once again it promises to be a wonderful evening with food prepared by Executive Chef [...]
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