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‘Big Band Adventures’ concert with Nadur’s Mnarja Philharmonic Band

Nadur’s Mnarja Philharmonic Band will be holding its November Annual Symphonic Concert entitled ‘Big Band Adventures,’ at the MBC Theatre, Mnarja Band Club, Nadur on Saturday, the 9th of November, starting at 8.00pm. The event is being organised by the Mnarja Philharmonic Society with the collaboration of the Nadur Local Council to mark the feast […]
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Seasonal flu vaccine available to everyone free of charge from Monday

The Government has said that as from this comng Monday, the 4th of November, the seasonal influenza vaccine will be offered free of charge to all the general public including children over the age of 6 months. Seasonal influenza can affect people of all age groups from infancy to old age. The vaccine against seasonal […]
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MEPA Board approves a “considerably downsized” Mistra Project

MEPA said this afternoon that its Board approved planning permission for the redevelopment of the former Mistra Village site in Xemxija. “The approved development has been considerably down-sized when compared to what had been approved and granted in the 2008 outline development permit.” MEPA said that the “total residential ground floor area has been reduced […]
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Eco-certification scheme launched today for Gozitan farmhouse

An eco-certification scheme for Gozitan farmhouses was launched this morning, aimed at strenthening the development of sustainable tourism. The Minister for Tourism, Karmenu Vella, and the Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo, launched the scheme, saying that that farmhouses in Gozo will benefit from reduced operating costs when implementing certain practices that are required by […]
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Appeal for help for a thesis on Maltese painter Ignazio Carlo Cortis

Readers Letter - “I am currently reading for my B.A.(Hons.) in History of Art in the Department of History of Art, Faculty of Arts, University of Malta, and am conducting research for my thesis on the Maltese painter Ignazio Carlo Cortis (1826-1898) under the supervision of Mr Mark Sagona. For this reason, I would like […]
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Daniel Holmes appeal turned down, 10-year prison sentence confirmed

British man Daniel Holmes, had his appeal turned down in the court this afternoon. He was appealing his sentence of 10 years 6 months and a fine of €23,000, when in 2011 he was found guilty of cultivating cannibis in Gozo. The jail term is extended by another year if the fine is not paid. […]
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‘‘Awareness Through Art’ organisers congratulated by Gozo NGOs Assoc

The Gozo NGOs Association said that it would like congratulate one of its member, the Europa Donna- Malta, Gozo Section, for their first annual collective art exhibition. The aim behind the exhibition and the NGO itself, is to create an awareness of breast cancer. The Association added that it encourages and supports all NGOs in […]
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Official opening & a full programme on Friday at the Gozo Book Fair

The Gozo Live Book Fair, continues on Friday, at Exhibition Hall within the Ministry for Gozo in St Francis Square, with another full day of events. The official opening and blessing will take place at 12 noon There will be readings in the mornings and visitors to the exhibition will be able to meet authors, […]
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Citizenship applications should not be discriminatory, says Zminijietna

“The right for Maltese citizenship should remain based on a person’s sense of belonging and contribution towards society, and not on ability to pay,” stressed Zminijietna – Voice of the Left. It added, “The Government’s proposal to sell Maltese citizenship to foreign millionaires discriminates on a class basis and strengthens the concept of free market […]
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‘Gozo Adventure Festival V2? – An outdoor weeknd of fun for all ages

Following on from the success of the first Adventure Festival held earlier this month, Gozo Adventures is busy organising its next free entry event, ‘Adventure Festival V2,’ this time at Wied il-Mielah, Gharb and it is being held in conjunction with the Gharb Local Council, The Festival is being held to coincide with the ‘Free […]
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Call for participants to enrol in ICT training programme in Gozo

Dar Guzeppa Debono in collaboration with the Gozo College Girls Secondary School is currently implementing a project entitled ‘LWIEN’ which is part-financed by the European Social Funds. Dar Guzeppa Debono is offering, free of charge, a foundation programme in ICT and soft skills to prepare participants for higher-level ICT studies in pursuit of an ICT […]
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September’s inbound visitors increased by 7.6% on last year

Figures released by the National Statistics Office today show that inbound tourists during September increased by 7.6 per cent over last year to 176,781. Total nights spent rose by 6.0 per cent. Total inbound visitors during September were estimated at 176,781. Excluding the 411 passengers who stayed overnight on board a berthed cruise vessel, 176,370 […]
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DLH youth restoration conclude work programme in Coucy, France

Din L-Art Helwa Youth members have just concluded another successful exchange programme with its French partners, Union Rempart for the fourth consecutive year. The project which took place last September was entitled, ‘Maltese and French Youth for the Restoration of European Heritage.’ A group of 8 French and 8 Maltese volunteers worked and lived together […]
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9 youngsters from Gozo-Greyhounds participate in Sannat 2km race

Nine youngsters from Gozo-Greyhounds Youth Athletic Club participated in Sunday’s 2km running race, which took place in Sannat. Louis Debattista of the Gozo-Greyhounds said that “it was a well-organised event put on by the Sannat Local council- they did a great job with the event and the police motorcycle escorts and marshals were also very […]
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