Archive for » June 27th, 2013«

Circolo Gozitano – Special hand postmark 100th anniversary

The Circolo Gozitano is celebrating its 100th anniversary since its foundation and to mark te occasion MaltaPost has said that a special hand postmark will be used on Monday, the 1st of July 2013, the actual day of the anniversary, at Victoria Gozo Post Office. Orders for this Special Hand Postmark may be placed online [...]
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Special Olympics Malta Team returns triumphantly to Malta

The Special Olympics volleyball team arrived back in Malta with a silver medal won in the 2nd Division. Thanks to this honour the team, qualified for the Special Olympics World Games to be held in Los Angeles, USA in 2015. Special Olympics Malta, supported by the Vodafone Malta Foundation was represented by a delegation of [...]
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28-year old Sannat man in court for cultivating cannabis

The Police arraigned 28-year old Shaun George Vella of Sannat, in the Gozo Court this morning in front of Magistrate Paul Coppini . Vella, was accused of cultivating cannabis in an abandoned residence in Triq ix-Xabbata, Sannat, on the 25th and 26th of June, as well as in previous weeks. Police said that he was [...]
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Xlendi Summer events get underway with a concert tonight

The Xlendi Administrative Committee is once again organising a programme of ‘Summer Events,’ which will all take place with the beautiful and dramatic backdrop of Xlendi Bay. The programme for 2013 gets underway in the bay this evening, Thursday, the 27th of June, with a Wind Band Concert, by the Norwegian ‘Loeten and Furness Wind [...]
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Lower mobile roaming prices to become effective on Monday

New lower price caps for mobile roaming from becoming effective from the 1st of July: data 36% cheaper; roaming in Croatia 15 times cheaper. As vrom this coming Monday, the 1st of July 2013, the European Union’s Roaming Regulation will lower the price caps for data downloads by 36%, making it much cheaper to use [...]
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All bank depositers must be protected – Finance Minister

On the eve of the European Council, the Minister for Finance, Professor Edward Scicluna, took part in an extraordinary meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) which managed to reach an agreement on the proposed Banking Recovery and Resolution Directive. This meeting was a continuation of the long but inconclusive meeting of EU [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Xewkija on Saturday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Xewkija, Gozo, on Saturday, the 29th of June, between 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ TAL- HAMRIJA, TRIQ HAGRET L-ARMI, TRIQ IS- SALIB IMQADDES, TRIQ SANNAT, TRIQ TAFLIJA and TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA.
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Arriva Park & Ride Service available for Imnarja on Friday

In collaboration with the Parliamentary Secretariat for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights Agricultural Research and Development Centre (MSDEC), Arriva Malta will be providing a park and ride service between Rabat, Mgarr, Dingli and Buskett for the benefit of all those who traditionally attend the celebrations of l-Imnarja on the 28th of June 2013. The park [...]
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2 Gozo church schools to have PV systems for PSA’s project

ElectroFix is currently completing the PSA – Public School’s Association project involving the installation of Conergy PV systems in 13 Church Schools, which includes two schools in Gozo, the Conservatorio Primary School, Victoria Gozo and Conservatorio Secondary School, Victoria, Gozo – a project for the 13 schools totalling up to 385kWp. The project also includes [...]
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Gozo arrivals and nights spent in accommodation both down

Arrivals in collective accommodation establishments in Mata and Gozo reached 126,612 in April, up by 4.8 per cent over last year. Total nights increased by 8.3 per cent to 681,708. However, the figures from the National Statistics Office show that total arrivals and nights spent in Gozo and Comino numbered 5,513 and 17,365 respectively. Both [...]
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New Heritage Malta publication on the Inquisitor’s Palace

Heritage Malta has just launched its latest publication: The Inquisitor’s Palace: an architectural gem spanning centuries and styles. The book is a collection of papers by curators and prefaced by History of Art Professor Mario Buhagiar. The papers included in the publication synthesize the latest discoveries concerning this most intriguing of Maltese palaces. Edited by [...]
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Marsa team beat Melita CC and head Summer league table

The Cricket Summer league continued last Saturday with the Marsa C.C taking on Melita C.C. The Marsa team batted first and were confident of making a good score after the previous game run chase. Wasim Abbas smashed the first delivery of the game to the boundary, but was soon out making six runs. Zubair Raja [...]
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