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Gozo Special concert with Gianluca – ‘Waiting for Tomorrow’

Marsalforn in Gozo is the venue for a special concert to launch the new album of Malta Eurovision contest winner, Gianluca Bezzina and his band. The concert entitled ‘Gozo Special Gianluca Waiting for Tomorrow,’ is taking place this coming Saturday, the 17th of August, starting at 9.00pm. It has been organised by the Gozo Culture […]
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Europe’s hot summer weather exacerbating ozone pollution

Unusually high temperatures this summer may be contributing to poor air quality in many European cities. Thresholds to protect health from ground-level ozone have been exceeded across Europe in recent weeks, according to preliminary data reported to the European Environment Agency (EEA). Ozone pollution has serious effects on health, especially for older people and children, […]
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Hundreds of Gozitans & Maltese attend night vigil at Ta’ Pinu

A night Vigil was held on the Parvis of the Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu National Shrine on Wednesday 14th August, eve of the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady. Mgr. Mario Grech, Bishop for Gozo led the Vigil Mass and also delivered an homily. The Vigil was organised by the Diocesan Curia in […]
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Future of the EU – Join in with Citizens’ Dialogue in Valletta

Positive or negative, chances are that most people have an opinion on the EU and its policies. Share these views in person, or join an online conversation. Over the past eight months, Commissioners have been taking part in open debates on the future of the EU. These discussions have been hosted by towns and cities […]
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Swimmer suffers spinal injury after jumping into Blue Lagoon

This morning, a 17-year-old Maltese swimmer, was assisted by lifeguards of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps after jumping into the Blue Lagoon in Comino. He was treated for spinal injury and transported with Lifesaver 1 to Mgarr Harbour. From there he was transported to the Gozo General Hospital by ambulance. The lifeguarding service is […]
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Renewable energy sector courses offered via video in Gozo

The Institute for Sustainable Energy of the University of Malta is once again offering three different courses aimed at training installers and engineers in the fields of solar heating and solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations (single and three phase systems). The lectures will also be broadcast live via video conferencing, to the Gozo University Campus, […]
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University of Malta course – Master in Access to Education

Psychology (Hons) graduates, speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, social workers, physiotherapists,and teachers holding an honours degree (second class) and working in the area of disability and or mental health problems may be interested in joining the University of Malta course leading to a Master in Access to Education: Inclusive schools and communities. This course […]
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New species of jellyfish spotted by swimmers at Ramla Bay

A 20-cm-diameter individual of the compass jellyfish – Chrysaora hyocella, was collected on Wednesday swimmers at Ramla l-Hamra in Gozo, who duly contacted the Spot the Jellyfish (www.ioikids.net/jellyfish) team. Dr. Alan Deidun, coordinator of the Spot the Jellyfish campaign, said that this is the first time that this species, which is closely related to the […]
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