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Carved silver pelmet inaugurated at the Gozo Cathedral

The Gozo parish Cathedral has inaugurated an elaborately carved silver pelmet, which was installed above the titular painting last Tuesday by volunteers. The silver pelmet was recently blessed by the Gozo Bishop, Mgr. Mario Grech. The silver grade weight amount to almost 50 kologramm. It measures 3.40m by 1.20m in length and width respectively. The […]
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Fulgens Corona – The Story of a Crown, Xaghra exhibition

Fulgens Corona – The Story of a Crown, is a commemorative Exhibition on the 40th anniversary of the coronation of the statue of the Nativity of our Lady, in Xaghra, Gozo. 1973-2013. The Xaghra (Gozo) Parish is commemorating the 40th anniversary of the solemn coronation of the statue of the Nativity of Our Lady. This […]
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Enjoy a late ‘Summer Sizzler’ in aid of Gozo CCU Foundation

With the summer months slipping by, the Gozo CCU Foundation invites everyone to enjoy a late ‘Summer Sizzler BBQ’ around the pool of the Cornucopia Hotel in Xaghra. The BBQ, which is taking place on Saturday, the 24th of August, will include a suckling pig, free flowing house wine and water, the evening gets underway […]
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ECDC survey results on healthcare-associated infections

A recent European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)point prevalence survey shows that healthcare-associated infections are still a major public health problem, with one in 18 patients in European hospitals affected The first Europe-wide point prevalence survey on healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use estimates that on any given day, about 80 000 patients – […]
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Rise in counterfeit notes withdrawn from circulation in Malta

In the first half of 2013, the number of counterfeit euro banknotes reported to the Central Bank of Malta amounted to 877 pieces. Consequently the overall quantity of counterfeits withdrawn from circulation from January to June 2013 was 23% higher when compared with the aggregate figure for the previous six months (July to December 2012), […]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Gharb and San Lawrenz

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in the villages of Gharb and San Lawrenz, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 13th of August between the hours of 8.30am and 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Gharb: SQAQ IL- FGURA, TRIQ L- GHARB, TRIQ FRANGISK PORTELLI SQAQ NRU. […]
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ERRC lifeguards rescue two swimmers in Ramla Bay, Gozo

As well as yesterdays tragic double drowning in rough seas at Xwejni, there was also an incident where lifeguards of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of Gozo had to rescue two swimmers at Ramla Bay on Saturday afternoon. The two swimmers were a fifty-year-old British man and a Maltese man in his thirties. The […]
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Gozo now being promoted as an exclusive destination

Gozo as an exclusive destination, is being promoted through the Global Residence Programme, with incentives for non-Maltese Nationals seeking value residences in Gozo. The Government has said that “The programme will allow for more economic growth in Gozo.” The Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth Dr Edward Zammit Lewis, launched the Global Residence Programme […]
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Coalition against spring hunting launch referendum petition

This weekend the Coalition for the Abolition of Spring Hunting formally launched the process to gather signatures for a petition to call for a referendum to end spring hunting. The coalition, which was launched in July, is made up of: Ramblers Association of Malta, Nature Trust, Moviment Graffiti, International Animal Rescue Malta, Greenhouse Malta, Gaia […]
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Pat, Pip and Pete are three puppies needing loving homes

The Gozo SPCA Centre in Victoria have rescued these three, little puppies, after they were abandoned in Santa Lucija. Pip, Pete and Pat, as they have been named at the Centre, are about eight weeks old, one girl and two boys. Pip, the cheeky looking one in the one in the middle of the photo […]
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