Archive for » August 7th, 2013«

Marsalforn Bay, a place to relax, unwind and enjoy summer

The fishing village of Marsalforn is the most popular resort on the island, with something for everyone, a beach to relax and rocks for sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling. During the summer months the village attracts not only tourists on holiday, but also many Gozitans and Maltese who have their summer property there.A popular sight at […]
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Nominations now open for the ‘Gieh in-Nadur Award 2013

The Nadur Local Council has just published its regulations and application forms for the nomination of individuals in the 16th edition of the annual ‘Gieh in-Nadur’ Award to be held during the celebrations of Jum il-Kunsill in November. The award will be presented at the MBC theatre during a special programme by the Mnarja Band. […]
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Schola Cantorum Jubilate awarded ‘Palma tad-Deheb’ 2013

‘Palma tad-Deheb,’ is the prestigious honour given each year by the San Lawrenz parish in Gozo to acknowledge the effort made by young people in the musical sector, this year was given to Schola Cantorum Jubilate. During this week the San Lawrenz community is celebrating its patron saint, Saint Lawrence. Schola Cantorum Jubilate, a private […]
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Government in favour of summer debate on oil procurement

In a statement issuted this afternoon by the Office of The Prime Minister, it said that “the Government had noted the statement made by the Leader of the Opposition on the Auditor General’s investigation into the oil buying scandal.” The Government is in favour of the Public Accounts Committee meeting during the summer holidays to […]
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Scheduled power suspension in Sannat on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Sannat, Gozo, on Friday, the 9th of August, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ L- GHAXRA T’ OTTUBRU 1942, TRIQ RAS IN-NEWWIELA, TRIQ TA’ SAGUNA, TRIQ TA’ ZABBETTA, TRIQ BARDAN, […]
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The Maltese Cheeselet from sheep’s milk is highly valued

The Maltese cheeselet traditionally produced from sheep’s milk has been praised by locals and foreigners for centuries. This local product, once considered as an important part of the Maltese diet, is seen as a delicacy nowadays. With time, food safety and hygiene have been recognised as important factors in the successful production of agricultural products. […]
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Philip Sandars Foundation endows Gozo with a Heart Monitor

It looks tiny but is has a huge potential to save lives. The Dash 4000 Heart Monitor was donated to the Gozo General Hospital at a special reception hosted by the Sandars family at their residence in Xewkija last Friday. Philip Sandars, a Rotarian, passed away after a final, fatal stroke last year. In his […]
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Information on cutting palm fronds for the use of fishermen

Plant Health Directorate has issued information on the cutting of palms that are used by fishermen. The Palm tree has several uses other than landscaping. It is a common tradition to use the fronds of the Phoenix species in the fishing industry. In the month of August, it is a common practice for fishermen to […]
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Gainfully occupied up almost 2% in March on 2012

During March the gainfully occupied population increased by nearly 2 per cent when compared to the corresponding month last year. Administrative data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation show that over a twelve-month period to March, persons registered as working on a full-time basis increased by 3,022, reaching 154,137. During the month under review, […]
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