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The Feast of St Peter & St Paul celebrated in Nadur today

Nadur and Mdina are today celebrating the Feast of St Peter and St Paul, known as Mnarja. This morning in Nadur many hundreds of people of all ages enjoyed the popular band march that made its way from the main square and through the streets of Nadur, with the participation of Ghaqda Muzikali Sant’ Elena [...]
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AFM rescues windsurfer from rough seas near Marsalforn

An AFM helicopter crew rescued a windsurfer today after he found himself in difficulty off the coast at Marsalforn. Some people on the shore had spotted that the man was having difficulty in the strong winds and high seas and alerted the authorities. The man was rescued by the crew of an AFM helicopter, no [...]
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Veterinary Life Support training for Malta Police CPD & AWD

The Malta Police Dog Section and Mounted Section have successfully completed training in Veterinary Life Support Level 1 and Level 2 for K9 and Veterinary Life Support Horse Edition respectively. It was spread over three days, from 26 to 28 June. The training was sponsored and organised by the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps (E.R.R.C.) [...]
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Armier – Give back to the people what is rightfully theirs

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Friends of the Earth and Ramblers Association have said that they welcome the landmark Court of Justice decision whereby Judge Anthony Ellul concluded that the Armier boathouses were built illegally, that the occupants have no title to the land and ordered the Commissioner of Land to evict the occupants. This, said [...]
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Caravans at Armier should be removed immediately – DLH

Din l-Art Helwa has said that it welcomes yesterday’s court ruling on the caravans at Armier beach, which confirms that the caravans are illegal. “These caravans are an eyesore and are denying the public their right to enjoy the foreshore,” the NGO said. “They are also causing environmental damage to the beach at Armier.” Din [...]
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MEPA should take a decision on the Marfa Action Plan – AD

“MEPA should take a decision on the Marfa Action Plan.” This was stated by Carmel Cacopardo, Deputy Chairman and Spokesman on Sustainable Development and Home Affairs of Alternattiva Demokratika-The Green Party, when commenting on Friday’s landmark decision by Mr Justice Ellul on illegal development in Armier. “AD considers that 11 years after a public consultation [...]
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‘Marriage at Cana’ by George Fenech donated to Ta’ Pinu

A prestigious painting showing the Marriage at Cana (150cm by 191cm), painted in 1987 by Gozitan artist George Fenech, has been presented to the Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. It was Fenech’s wish that his painting would be exhibited in a place of worship. The presentation took place on Saturday, the 22nd of June at the end [...]
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75 Officers & Ranks enter AFM Swim and Run Competition

The Armed Forces of Malta Sports Committee held the first sporting event for this summer – a Swim and Run competition. A total of seventy-five Officers and Ranks gathered at the Maritime Squadron Base at the Haywharf early on a breezy morning. Due to the high turnout and for safety reasons, the competitors were divided [...]
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Joseph Calleja, Ira Losco featured in Air Malta’s new videos

During the Isle of MTV event on 26th June, Air Malta launched two new videos aimed at supporting Malta further as a fun, young, summer-loving destination. Both videos were shot at Golden Bay. The first video captures the surprised faces of several unsuspecting beach goers when 60 odd professional dancers, clad in red, congregated en [...]
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