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‘End of Summer Open Market’ at St Peter & St Paul Square

A special, one-day ‘End of Summer Open Market,’ will be held in Nadur at St Peter and St Paul Square and the surrounding areas, on Sunday, the 8th of September. The stalls will include food, clothing and household goods, with many more besides and has been organised by the Nadur Local Council. The Market will […]
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‘End of Summer Open Market’ at St Peter & St Paul Square

A special, one-day ‘End of Summer Open Market,’ will be held in Nadur at St Peter and St Paul Square and the surrounding areas, on Sunday, the 8th of September. The stalls will include food, clothing and household goods, with many more besides and has been organised by the Nadur Local Council. The Market will […]
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Xlendi clean-up carried out following this morning’s storms

Following this morning’s heavy rain and thunderstorms which caused some damage to the area around Xlendi, the Ministry for Gozo said that “the Public Cleansing Department took immediate action to clean-up the area.” The operation included the clearing of mud and rubble that had washed down to the bay with the first storms this summer.
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Xlendi clean-up carried out following this morning’s storms

Following this morning’s heavy rain and thunderstorms which caused some damage to the area around Xlendi, the Ministry for Gozo said that “the Public Cleansing Department took immediate action to clean-up the area.”
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BLM argues that the “Government has been discriminatory”

BirdLife Malta said this afternoon in reaction to the statement made by the Government, that it “argues that it is in fact the Government that has been discriminatory by hand picking staff for the new Wild Birds Regulation Unit (WBRU).” BirdLife Malta said in its statement in reaction that it “reiterates that it considers that […]
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BLM argues that the “Government has been discriminatory”

BirdLife Malta said this afternoon in reaction to the statement made by the Government, that it “argues that it is in fact the Government that has been discriminatory by hand picking staff for the new Wild Birds Regulation Unit (WBRU).” BirdLife Malta said in its statement in reaction that it “reiterates that it considers that […]
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Hunters call for BirdLife to be replaced on Ornis Committee

Saint Hubert Hunters said in a statement today that BirdLife’s abandonment of the Ornis Committe meeting on the grounds that an ex-FNK member was present “was arrogant.” St Hubert Hunters said that that the “Government should consider as an alternative, the participation of another local ornithological society on the Ornis Committee, which is known for […]
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Scheduled power suspension in Xaghra on Friday

Enemalta has advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Xaghra, Gozo, on Friday, the 23rd of August, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: DAHLA TA’ SUNURAT.
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Record number of passengers cross to Gozo – Ministry

A record 70,196 passengers crossed over to Gozo during the Santa Marija week, the Ministry of Gozo said today, an increase of 4652 passengers compared to last year when the figure was 65 544. 17,725 vehicles crossed on the ferries, an increase of 1243 over last year. There were 242 ferry crossings made by Gozo […]
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Gozo Ministry to install ring bouys at some Gozo beaches

The Ministry for Gozo has announced today that it will be installing flag poles and ring bouys, as well as information boards on sea conditions etc, at a number of beaches around the island. It said that this service, as well as lifeguarding and other initiatives are being funded by the Ministry for Gozo. The […]
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BOV Joseph Calleja Children’s Choir enjoy a thank you party

Bank of Valletta recently hosted a party for the BOV Joseph Calleja Children’s Choir. The army of 200 strong little protagonists was the guest of honour along with the helpers without whom organising a choir of this scale would have been an impossible feat. The Maltese Tenor himself along with soprano Gillian Zammit and Gianluca […]
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Two fatal accidents at work recorded in the second quarter

Claims in respect of non-fatal accidents at work in the second quarter remained practically unchanged when compared to the corresponding period in 2012. Two fatal accidents at work were recorded. The National Statistics Office said today that administrative records indicate that 836 persons had a non-fatal accident during the course of their work during the […]
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Nadur Council not consulted about the work at San Blas

The Nadur Local Council has said in a statement that it “had in no way been consulted by the Government before work started with machinery in San Blas Bay, at the height of summer and when hundreds of people were using the beach for swimming.” The Council said that it only heard of the works […]
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‘Proposal made for trapping made by FKNK not Government’

The Government has said that the statement made by Birdlife (Malta) following yesterday’s meeting of the Ornis committee, “claims that “the Wild Bird Regulations Unit’s (WBRU) proposal for a derogation to allow trapping of Song Thrush and Golden Plover this autumn is “an inside job by the FKNK.” “It should be clarified” the Government said, […]
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