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GRTU representatives meet with the Minister for Gozo

The GRTU recently had a very successful meeting with the Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo. The GRTU delegation lead by Director General Vincent Farrugia presented the following points. The need for separate project Capital Financing for Gozo projects through the issue of special Gozo Development Bonds was one major suggestion. GRTU said that it […]
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Balou needs a loving forever home to share with someone

The handsome dog above is Balou, he is a new addition at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria. Balou was picked up from the Kercem area this week, where he had been living ‘rough’ for a little while. He is a Labrador X and thought to be around 5-years old. The volunteer carers at […]
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Krishna CC & Overseas CC battle it out to gain a first win

On Saturday the Cricket Summer league continued with the two bottom teams, Krishna C.C and Overseas C.C, both looking for a first win in the competition. Krishna won the toss and elected to bat first. Bikram Arora and Sid Anand opened the innings. A very good piece of fielding from Ian Pendlebury had Anand run […]
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Traditional village feast values need to be maintained

Readers Letter - “I am not a fiesta buff but this year at least I assisted for the Victoria fiestas, Sannat, and San Lawrenz. I liked everything because everything was as expected and more. The only thing I am writing about are the musical numbers the bands played alien to Maltese Marches at the four […]
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“Innovative culture needed among sport organisations”

Sports organisations can achieve financial sustainability by being innovative and by looking at new ways of leadership and financial administration. This was stated by Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport, Stefan Buontempo, while addressing participants of the Youth F.A. annual seminar. He said that the Government, through the Malta Sports Council, will be […]
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Nadur Youth Council visit Ramla with youth exchange group

The Nadur Youth Council are hosting an exchange group of young people from Romania, Hungary, Poland and Turkey. The group, who are visiting on the ‘Green Beyond Borders,’ project, have been involved in many activities over the past week and yesterday they visited Ramla l-Hamra, where they were hosted by the Gaia Foundation. The group […]
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Hondoq Local Plan should be changed back to original status

Moviment Harsien Hondoq together with Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Ramblers Association, NatureTrust, FOE Malta and Din l-Art Helwa are urging MEPA to revise the Local plan back to what it was before the 2006 local plans and refuse permit for the development of Hondoq. In a letter to the Authority Moviment Harsien Hondoq said, the […]
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FKNK reacts to comments on autumn hunting season curfew

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation Malta (FKNK) in a statement this morning, pointed out that “BLM’s three proposals above, that is, that the autumn hunting season should not be fixed; that shorter fixed autumn hunting seasons for the turtle dove and the quail should not be imposed; and that a ‘curfew’ should be retained […]
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