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Mnarja band rocks the audience with ‘Big Band Adventures’

Celebrations are currently taking place in Nadur for the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul which is on Saturday, the 29th of June. The week of festivities got off to a great start on Monday evening with the ‘Big Band Adventures,’ annual syphonic concert, by the Mnarja Band directed by Mro. Joseph Grech. The [...]
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NGO Connection Day – Solidarity and civic commitment

The Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Dr Helena Dalli, has opened the NGO Connection Day, which was organised by Microsoft Malta for the second consecutive year. During this event Microsoft aims to raise awareness among local NGOs about the tools and programmes that it offers, as well as building their ICT [...]
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Arriva buses switch to the summer schedules on June 30th

Arriva’s summer schedules come into force on Sunday 30 June 2013. The summer changes, which are part of the twice-a-year seasonal change to public transport, follow an intense exercise by Arriva to enhance the services offered to its customers and the benefits for commuters. Arriva said that the summer schedules also comprise a number of [...]
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Animals from petting farm & Marsascala moved to Ghammieri

Animals for the Ta’ Qali petting farm and those at the Marsascala Park are to be moved to Ghammieri Farm, “as a precautionary measure until the necessary studies are carried out, as veterinary advice was not taken before the animals were housed there, “the Secretariat for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights said today. In a [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Ghasri on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Ghasri, Gozo, on Thursday, the 27th of June, between 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- FANAL, TRIQ TA’ GHAMMAR, TRIQ IL- MAXRABIJA, TRIQ IT- TAMAR, TRIQ IL- LANTERNA and TRIQ TAL- GALLINA.
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The Cross – George Gauci paperback book signing at Arkadia

‘The Cross,’ the popular novel released recently by author George Gauci, is now available in paperback form. The story takes the reader back to 1908, when a widower falls in love with a woman. The reader grows with this family, going through their strong Catholic belief, upbringing, their love, their pain and their happiness, through [...]
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FoE Malta adds its support to AD on a hunting referendum

In a statement made this morning, Friends of the Earth Malta showed its support to Alternattiva Demokratika’s initiative asking for a referendum to prohibit derogations permitting spring hunting. Friends of the Earth also confirmed that it will join the Coalition Against Spring Hunting. “For too long, the country has been held to ransom by a [...]
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British High Comm lauds ‘unsung’ dimension to UK-Malta ties

Addressing President Abela at a garden party to celebrate the birthday of Her Majesty The Queen, British High Commissioner Rob Luke paid tribute to the “unsung individuals” who contribute to the strength of the relationship between the UK and Malta. These included a group of Surrey police officers who use their annual leave to come [...]
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AD calls for maps to be produced on countryside ownership

Prof. Arnold Cassola, Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson, said in a statement today that “in view of the FKNK’s (The hunters’ federation) directive to its members to ban access to their private property to members of the Ramblers Association all year round, we are asking Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to instruct the Lands Registry Department to immediately [...]
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FKNK issues directives to its members against Ramblers

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) has said in a statement today that it calls on itss members who own land to deny entry to members of the Ramblers’ Association. The FKNK said in the statement that this was not just for the hunting season, but all year round. The FKNK said that is [...]
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Industrial producer price index for total industry up 1.1%

Provisional data indicate that the industrial producer price index in May increased by 1.1 per cent when compared to the previous month, the National Statistics Office said today. In May, the producer price index for total industry rose by 1.1 per cent over the previous month. This increase was due to a rise in prices [...]
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