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ERRC lifeguards assist an elderly woman in Marsalforn Bay

The Emergency Response and Rescue Corps lifeguards assisted an elderly woman this afternoon in Marsalforn Bay. The 74-year old woman was suffering from shortness of breath after swimming. An ambulance was called and she was transported to the Gozo General Hospital. The lifeguarding service in Marsalforn Bay is financed by the Ministry for Gozo.
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ERRC lifeguards assist an elderly woman in Marsalforn Bay

The Emergency Response and Rescue Corps lifeguards assisted an elderly woman this afternoon in Marsalforn Bay. The 74-year old woman was suffering from shortness of breath after swimming. An ambulance was called and she was transported to the Gozo General Hospital. The lifeguarding service in Marsalforn Bay is financed by the Ministry for Gozo.
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Joseph Calleja at ‘Festum Olivarum’ concert in Zebbug

On Sunday The Santa Marija Philharmonic Band, in collaboration with the Zebbug Local Council, presented ‘Festum Olivarum,’ a Musical Concert, under the musical direction of Mro. Joseph Grech, The concert was held as part of the celebrations for the inauguration of the new band premises of the Santa Marija Philharmonic Society at Triq Goma, Zebbug. […]
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Autumn bird trapping proposal “inside job by FKNK” – BLM

BirdLife Malta in a statement this afternoon described the Wild Bird Regulations Unit’s (WBRU) proposal at today’s meeting of the Ornis committee, for a derogation to allow trapping of Song Thrush and Golden Plover this autumn, as “an inside job by the FKNK.” Nicholas Barbara, BirdLife Malta’s Conservation Manager, raised the organisation’s objection to the […]
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Work at San Blas is to clear beach of algae- Gozo Ministry

Cleaning Of Bay Of San Blas Update: The Ministry for Gozo said in a statement this afternoon that it wishes to make it clear that the works being carried out on the beach in San Blas Bay, Gozo, is to clear the large amount of algae from the sand which came ashore in a recent […]
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Record number of participants at Il-Wirja ta’ Santa Marija’

There were a record number of participants and visitors for ‘Il-Wirja ta’ Santa Marija’ the annual agricultural show, held at the Villa Rundle Gardens in Victoria last Wednesday and Thursday. The Ministry for Gozo said today that compared to last year, the total number of participants rose from 130 to 158. There was also a […]
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Bishop of Gozo new President of the Episcopal Conference

The Curia has announced that during a meeting held this morning it was decided that Mgr Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo, will be the President of the Maltese Episcopal Conference for the next three years. For the past six years, the President of the Episcopal Conference was Monsignor Paul Cremona OP, Archbishop of Malta. The […]
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FKNK alerts the Police over flamingo sightings in Malta

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) said in a statment today that yesterday evening it alerted the Police following the sighting of a flock of flamingos over Malta. The FKNK said that it was “happy to note the immediate response of the ALE, with officers watching over the birds while they roosted […]
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Ta’ Pinu Marian Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Fátima’s statue

The Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization has just announced that, at the wish of the Pope, on the 12th and 13th of October 2013, Marian Day will be held in Rome. This special celebration in honor of Mary, Mother of the Church, just a few weeks before the end of the Year of […]
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Oubound tourist trips in June up by 10.6% on last year

Outbound tourist trips during June amounted to 28,804, an increase of 10.6 per cent over the corresponding month last year. The number of outbound tourist trips towards EU countries in June stood at 25,535, while a further 3,269 trips headed towards Non-EU destinations, the National Statistics Office said today. Trips towards EU destinations advanced by […]
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Applications deadline extended for Supportline volunteers

Agenzija Appogg has extended the deadine for applications for Supportline 179 volunteers. During 2012 16,677 calls were answered by Supportline 179 volunteers and over 200 families also benefited from the support provided by volunteers within the Programme Ulied Darna. All this is thanks to the dedication and commitment of a team of volunteers within Agenzija […]
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