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Fireworks for Gozo will no longer all be unloaded at Hondoq

The Mayor of Qala, Clint Camilleri has advised this afternoon that the Police Commissioner has now confirmed “that fireworks being transported to Gozo will no longer all be unloaded at Hondoq Bay and that other bays and ports are to be used as well.” The Mayor also said that he would like to thank all [...]
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MEP Roberta Metsola promises to make Gozo’s voice heard

“Gozo needs to have a physical representation in the EU. This will help the island to glean more knowledge of what is happening in Brussels and will help maximize the potential offered by the region of Gozo. Gozo has more to get and more to give out of EU membership.” As part of her regular [...]
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L-IMNARJA Publication 6th edition being distributed in Nadur

During the next few days members of the Mnarja Philharmonic Society of Nadur, will start distributing free of charge, the sixth edition of the publication ‘L-IMNARJA,’ to every household in Nadur, Gozo. This is being carried out in celebration of the Traditional Feast at Nadur, of St. Peter and St. Paul, better known as L-Imnarja. [...]
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Health Ministry advice on keeping hydrated during hot spell

Following on from yesterday’s MetOffice warning of high termperatures for the next couple of days, the Ministry for Health has issued advice on the importance of keeping well hydrated during the hot summer months. High temperatures cause water to be lost from the body at quick rates resulting in dehydration. It can also lead to [...]
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63-year old man charged with the murder of John Spiteri

63-year-old Gerald Galea of Marsalforn, was this afternoon charged with the murder of John Spiteri and the attempted murder of Mr Spiteri’s son Matthew. It is alleged that Gerald Galea ran John Spiteri over over with his Daihatsu Terios, following an argument over the pruning of trees to make way for a food kiosk in [...]
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AD questions why gender identity is not mentioned in Bill

Alternattiva Demokratika, the Green Party said in a statement today that it welcomes the recent move by the PN to present a private member’s bill to amend the constitution with regards to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation but “questions why gender identity is not mentioned.” “This was one of the proposals included in [...]
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AD questions why gender identity is not mentioned on Bill

Alternattiva Demokratika, the Green Party said in a statement today that it welcomes the recent move by the PN to present a private member’s bill to amend the constitution with regards to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation but “questions why gender identity is not mentioned.” “This was one of the proposals included in [...]
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Ramblers’ to join AD on referendum to stop spring hunting

The Ramblers’ Association said in a statement this afternoon that it “welcomes and will join the initiative launched by Alternattiva Demokratika to kick start the process asking for a referendum to prohibit derogations permitting spring hunting. “We feel that this step is complementary to, and gives more weight to, the appeal by BirdLife and NGOs [...]
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‘Proceedings of History Week 2011? book launch in Valletta

The Malta Historical Society is holding a book launch of ‘Proceedings of History Week 2011.’ The editors of the book are Joan Abela, Emanuel Buttigieg and Krystle Farrugia. The speakers at the book launch will be Dr Gillian Martin, Prof Frans Ciappara and Prof Keith Sciberras. There will be an opportunity on the evening. to [...]
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Qala Council calls for halt to fireworks unloading at Hondoq

Qala local council said in a statement this morning that it had become unacceptable to the Council that all fireworks shipped to Gozo from Malta were still being unloaded at Hondoq ir-Rummien and then transported through streets of the village. In November last year the Council expressed its concern that this had been the case [...]
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Industrial turnover down 1.4% over the previous quarter

Provisional seasonally adjusted data from the National Statistics Office indicate that in the first quarter, industrial turnover decreased by 1.4 per cent over the previous quarter. Over the corresponding quarter last year, working day adjusted industrial turnover increased by 4.9 per cent. When compared to the previous quarter, seasonally adjusted industrial turnover decreased by 1.4 [...]
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Melita free double internet download speed for 3 months

Melita has launched a new summer promotional offer for customers wishing to switch to its high speed Fibre Powered internet. “New subscribers joining Melita’s broadband service until the end of July will receive a free upgrade from 15 Megabits per second to 30 Megabits per second for a three month period.” The company said that [...]
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