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Hundreds of students attend the first day of Fresher’s Week

Hundreds of students walked into the Malta University’s quadrangle today. There was a boom of new-coming first years as well as returning students on the Campus grounds. All the organisations’ stands were up and ready to receive, inform and encourage students. The Gozo University Students’ stand in particular welcomed hundreds of Gozitans on this first […]
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Somewhere out there is the loving home that Bolt longs for

Meet Bolt, who is at the Gozo SPCA in Victoria, watching and waiting for somebody to offer him the chance of a loving home. He can just see over the top of the wall and never misses an opportunity to be on the lookout for the chance of a game and a person to play […]
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MEPA still owed €438,329 from Direct Actions carried out

The Auditor General reported in a Performance Audit that recent efforts to strengthen MEPA’s enforcement function within the ODZ (Outside Development Zone) demonstrate that this important role is still in the process of evolvement. The limited availability of land and the increasing demands for a better environment render the Authority’s enforcement role critical. “The MEPA […]
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GTA “strongly condemns” vandalism of the Qbajjar Battery

The Gozo Tourism Association said that it strongly condemns the acts of vandalism carried out by irresponsible individual/s on the Qbajjar Battery. This building was vandalised through the painting of graffiti and breaking of windows. The GTA said that it “acknowledges the efforts being done by the Ministry for Tourism, the Malta Tourism Authority and […]
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GTA “strongly condemns” vandalism of the Qbajjar Battery

The Gozo Tourism Association said that it strongly condemns the acts of vandalism carried out by irresponsible individual/s on the Qbajjar Battery. This building was vandalised through the painting of graffiti and breaking of windows. The GTA said that it “acknowledges the efforts being done by the Ministry for Tourism, the Malta Tourism Authority and […]
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Has Government got its financial priorities right? Asks AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party Chairperson, Prof Arnold Cassola, said today, “whilst the government finds no difficulty in creating a 100,000 euro job for a Minister’s wife or promoting 7 colonels in one go, with relative salaries, for an army of 2000, it has suspended all funding for MEUSAC civil society and has not […]
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EuroBirdwatch – Buskett Bird Migration Festival this Saturday

Next Saturday, the 5th of October, will see the first Buskett Bird Migration Festival being organised by BirdLife Malta as part of Europe’s largest birdwatching event, ‘EuroBirdwatch.’ To celebrate the autumn bird migration and give members of public of all ages the chance to see, enjoy and appreciate the spectacle of Malta’s migrating birds, BirdLife […]
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EuroBirdwatch – Buskett Bird Migration Festival this Saturday

Next Saturday, the 5th of October, will see the first Buskett Bird Migration Festival being organised by BirdLife Malta as part of Europe’s largest birdwatching event, ‘EuroBirdwatch.’ To celebrate the autumn bird migration and give members of public of all ages the chance to see, enjoy and appreciate the spectacle of Malta’s migrating birds, BirdLife […]
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MEPA re-starts its series of monthly educational tours

For the forth consecutive year, MEPA will as of this October, be re-starting a series of educational tours that aim to raise awareness about Malta’s biodiversity and cultural heritage. The tours which will run on a monthly basis will remain free of charge for all those wishing to attend. The tours will form part of […]
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Special Gozo Channel service to Valletta for Notte Bianca

Gozo Channel will provide an exclusive service to the Valletta Cruise Port to enable Gozo residents the chance of visiting Valletta for Notte Bianca, which is taking place on Saturday, the 5th of October. The ferry will depart from Gozo at 6.30pm and returns back at 12.30pm. Gozo Channel said that Notte Bianca Tickets can […]
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Almost a quarter of population were aged 60 & over in 2012

In 2012, persons aged 60 and over amounted to 102,026, or 24.2 per cent of the total population. To commemorate the International Day of Older persons, the National Statistics Office is releasing a set of statistics relating to the elderly population in Malta. Nearly a quarter of the population, or 102,026 persons, were 60 years […]
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Mental Health Association Conference taking place in Gozo

The Mental Health Association Gozo is organising its annual conference regarding mental health. This year’s conference will deal on the reality of dementia. MHAG was set up in 2010 and is working to increase the awareness of mental health problems, as well as to provide support to both patients and families on the island The […]
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Nearly half a million Euro in grants given to NGOs – Minister

Minister Helena Dalli, speaking during a recent seminar organised by the Malta Health Network on voluntary work said, “more people, especially youth, should be encouraged by the Government and civil society to take up voluntary posts with local NGOs. Voluntary work helps them to build a sense of self-worth and a true feeling of pride […]
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‘Cards for Charity’ in aid of Caritas launched at Caritas Trail

BOV ‘Cards for Charity’ is back. It was launched on Sunday at the end of the Caritas Trail which marked the kick off of the Caritas Week. This is a week dedicated entirely to raising much needed funds to support the programmes and activities offered by Caritas Malta. The first ever Caritas Trail solicited an […]
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