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FKNK advises that autumn hunting ‘curfew’ is to stay

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) Secretary General Lino Farrugia said in a statement today that “despite never having been recommended by the Ornis Committee to date, this year the FKNK were outvoted, when at the last Ornis Committee Meeting it was proposed that the September afternoon hunting ‘curfew,’ imposed by Government [...]
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Harvesting sea salt is a centuries-old Gozitan tradition

On one of Gozo’s long summer evenings, enjoy a walk from Xwejni to Wied il-Ghasri, where along the way you will be able to see scores of salt pans that have been dug out of the soft limestone and used for harvesting sea salt as part of a centuries-old Gozitan tradition Before summer starts the [...]
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7 persons arrested in Ghajnsielem over drug trafficking

The Police said that over the past few days it has been involved in an operation that involved drug trafficking in Ghajnsielem, Gozo. Between Friday and Saturday night, the Police arrested seven persons – six males aged between 19 and 49 years and a 45 year old female who were found in the possession of [...]
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JP2 concert with the St John Fisher Catholic High School

As part of the preparation for the Canonisation of Blessed John Paul II, The JP2 Foundation, in collaboration with Sannat Parish Office, will be hosting the St. John Fisher Catholic High School from Harrogate in the UK. The band, choir and orchestra is made up of 45 members; they will be under the music direction [...]
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Fisheries MEPs approve rules for €6.5 billion EU aid fund

Operating rules for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) have been approved by the Fisheries Committee. From 2014, the EMFF will fund EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) measures to make EU fisheries sustainable and develop aquaculture. The EMFF will also fund Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) cooperation among maritime stakeholders in different policy areas. “The [...]
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Rotary Club Gozo donates €16,000 in equipment to FSEG

Caring for the elderly and infirm is an increasing problem on Gozo and the Rotary Club Gozo said that more people than ever are now turning for help to the charity, ‘The Friends of the Sick and the Elderly in Gozo’ (FSEG). This worthy cause has just benefited from a major donation from Rotary Club [...]
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‘Recent Works’ art exhibition by Paul Stellini in Victoria

An art exhibition by Paul Stellini has been inaugurated by the Minister for Gozo, Dr. Anton Refalo, at the Museum-cum-Cultural Centre, ‘Il-Hagar|Heart of Gozo, in Victoria. The guests were hosted by Notary Dr Paul Pisani. The exhibition entitled ‘Recent Works,’ of the artist’s paintings and drawings include an limited edition of an etching representing the [...]
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Malta Film Commission launches the Malta Film Fund 2013

The Malta Film Commission awards grants once a year to emerging filmmakers through the Malta Film Fund for the development and production of audiovisual works. This year’s Fund has which has an allocation of €250,000 for the development of films and documentaries and the production of short films, feature films and documentaries, is now accepting [...]
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