Archive for » July 27th, 2013«

Donation of a wheel chair and clothing arrives in Sri Lanka

Earlier this month Fr. Anthony Zammit, a missionary priest from Victoria, Gozo, visited Sri Lanka where he said he met a young boy who “stole his heart when he discovered that this boy had never been able to walk.” On his return to Gozo Fr. Anthony got in contact with the Foundations ‘Mintix Wahdek’ and [...]
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Maltese delegation on Copacabana beach for WYD 2013

A delegation of around 100 Maltese people are at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the ’2013 World Youth Day’ celebrations which got underway on the 23rd of July and will concluded tomorrow, Sunday, the 28th. The theme this edition, “Go and make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28,19), impels the experience to [...]
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‘Leone Goes Pop’ in Marsalforn for Band’s 150th anniversary

Gozo’s Leone Band continued its 150th anniversary celebrations last week with a repeat performance of the 6th edition of ‘Leone Goes Pop,’ which took place at Menqa, Marsalforn, Singers Chiara and Deborah C, together with the Leone Band lead by Colin Attard, and presenter Valerie Vella, entertained the very large audience, it was standing room [...]
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Take care of you pets in the long hot sunny days ahead

Termperatures are expected to rise over the next few days, with the Malta Airport MetOffice forecasting highs of 36 degrees by Tuesday. It’s not just us humans that suffer in the heat, so please remember to leave out water for all your pets and make sure that there is somewhere that they can get out [...]
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Gozo Weaving demonstration in Gharb with Alda Bugeja

Alda Bugeja of Gozo and her students are giving a pratical demonstration of the typical Gozitan Loom and Art of Weaving, Macramé and Kumihimo, today and Sunday, from 4pm to 9pm at the ‘Home of Creativity’ in Gharb. Alda Bugeja is very well know both in Gozo and Malta for her mastership of this craft [...]
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AD welcomes Coalition for the abolition of Spring hunting

Prof. Arnold Cassola, Chairperson of Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, said today that the Party welcomed the setting up of of the Coalition in favour of abolition of Spring hunting. “This coalition is a living example of the strength of civil society since it brings together reputable organisations from different walks of life, ranging [...]
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Coalition for the Abolition of Spring Hunting in Malta & Gozo

Update: A Coalition in favour of the abolition of spring hunting has been established. The Coalition is made up of eleven organisations: Alternattiva Demokratika, Birdlife Malta, Coalition for Animal Rights, Din l-Art Helwa, Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Friends of the Earth Malta, Gaia Foundation, Moviment Graffiti, Greenhouse Malta, Nature Trust (Malta) and the Ramblers Association [...]
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Malta needs to adopt new meaures for asylum seekers

The European Court of Human Rights said in a statement this week that “Malta needs to adopt new measures to improve the conditions of detained asylum seekers and allow them to obtain speedy review of the lawfulness of their detention.” Details of a Chamber judgment made public this week in the case of Suso Musa [...]
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Teenager with spinal injuries after cliff jumping at Comino

Yesterday, at around 4.15pm, lifeguards of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of Gozo were alerted to an accident involving a 15-year-old suffering from possible spinal injuries. The accident happened after the victim had jumped off a cliff at Comino. The victim was transported to Mgarr Harbour with Lifesaver I to be transferred to the [...]
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