Archive for » July 1st, 2013«

St George’s Feast being celebrated in Victoria this month

The third Sunday of July is always festa day. It is Gozo’s annual St George’s Day. On this day, the city of Victoria is packed with cheerful crowds. Locals compete for space with other people who flock from the surrounding villages, or cross over from the island of Malta, the latter coming mostly from Qormi [...]
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OASI volunteers organise seminar on personal relationships

The OASI Group of volunteers is organising a seminar regarding the importance of communication through one’s relationship. The seminar will be held at Manresa House in Victoria, Gozo, this coming Sunday, the 7th of July, from 8.30am until 3.45pm. The cost per person is €15 which includes the seminar, as well as food and refreshments. [...]
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Vodafone launches offer on Mobile Wi-Fi at reduced rates

Vodafone has just announced the launch of a new offer, where customers can now buy the Mobile WIFI R205 at €69 and get free internet for one whole month. “The Mobile WIFI R205 is a portable home internet device that allows up to five devices to simultaneously connect to the internet over Vodafone’s network. The [...]
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Vodafone launches offer on Mobile Wi-Fi at reduced rates

Vodafone has just announced the launch of a new offer, where customers can now buy the Mobile WIFI R205 at €69 and get free internet for one whole month. “The Mobile WIFI R205 is a portable home internet device that allows up to five devices to simultaneously connect to the internet over Vodafone’s network. The [...]
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ERRC saves swimmer from drowning at the Blue Lagoon

The ERRC lifeguards in Comino, this morning assisted a British male, in his late 30s, who was calling for help after experiencing difficulties while swimming. Lifeguards reached the victim and pulled him ashore to safety. Before being assisted by the lifeguards he had already swallowed a considerable amount of water and was not able to [...]
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ERRC saves swimmer from drowning at the Blue Lagoon

The ERRC lifeguards in Comino, this morning assisted a British male, in his late 30s, who was calling for help after experiencing difficulties while swimming. Lifeguards reached the victim and pulled him ashore to safety. Before being assisted by the lifeguards he had already swallowed a considerable amount of water and was not able to [...]
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Gozo based YBE meet up with MEP Dr Roberta Metsola

Mr Euchar Sultana, CEO & Founder of Gozo based, Young Business Entrepreneurs (YBE) and Mr Jonathan Micallef, Strategy and Global Development Officer of YBE, recently met up with MEP Dr Roberta Metsola, who had invited them to her offices in Valletta. They discussed the work done by Young Business Entrepreneurs, the challenges faced by local [...]
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All seven Local Plans are up for revision – MEPA

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has initiated the process for all local plans, which currently total seven, to be reviewed. The process is commencing with a three month long public participation exercise, through which, the Authority is inviting local councils, the public and all interested stakeholders to take the initiative and get involved [...]
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All seven Local Plans are up for revision – MEPA

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has initiated the process for all local plans, which currently total seven, to be reviewed. The process is commencing with a three month long public participation exercise, through which, the Authority is inviting local councils, the public and all interested stakeholders to take the initiative and get involved [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Ghasri on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Ghasri, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 3rd of July, 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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Scheduled power suspension in Ghasri on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Ghasri, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 3rd of July, 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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Tunisian delegation visits The Magro Food Village in Gozo

The Tunisian Minister for Agriculture Mr Mohamed Ben-Salem, together with the Tunisian Ambassador for Malta and a delegation of some 20 top Tunisian businessmen made an official visit to The Magro Food Village on Friday.The delegation, who were welcomed to the Food Village by Mr John Magro and his son Christian, were shown around the [...]
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Malta’s youth unemployment rates down in May to 12.1%

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 12.1% in May 2013, up from 12.0% in April. The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.9%, stable compared with the previous month. In both zones, rates have risen markedly compared with May 2012, when they were 11.3% and 10.4% respectively. Unemployment figures for May in Malta show a [...]
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H&S Authority warns employers of carbon monoxide risks

The Occupational Health and Safety Authority has said that it wishes to remind employers of their obligations to provide a safe and healthy workplace for all their employees. Employers are also required to carry out a risk assessment of all work activities. The risk assessment should identify whether there is the possibility of Carbon Monoxide [...]
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