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Ghajnsielem Council invites residents to join Clean & Green Hike

The Ghajnsielem Local Council, together with the Gozo Greyhounds, are organizing this coming Sunday’s ‘Gozo-Rocks Clean and Green Hike.’ The Council said that they are inviting every resident of Ghajnsielem to join them, “to help ensure that we have the cleanest village.” This Sunday they will be departing at 1.00pm from in front of the […]
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3 new Deputy Police Commissioners appointed in ceremony today

Three new Deputy Commissioners were appointed during a ceremony that took place today at the Police General Headquarters. The Deputy Commissioners are: Mr Raymond Zammit, Mr Pierre Calleja and Mr Andrew Seychell. Present during this ceremony were the Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security Dr Emanuel Mallia and the Commissioner of Police Mr Peter […]
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New football pitch inaugurated at Zebbug, Gozo

The new Zebbug football pitch was inaugurated today, as part of a funding programme worth half a million euros that the Government signed with the Gozo Football Association to upgrade several football pitches, including the Gozo Stadium which is to host next May’s U17 UEFA competition. San Lawrenz has already been completed and Kercem is […]
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Stipends issue for students at Gozo Sixth Form now solved, says GUG

The Gozo University Group said in a statement today that it has been following the recent developments at the Sir. M.A. Refalo School through its Students Voice committee. GUG said that “today the organisation had an urgent meeting with the Headmaster of the school and a representative from the Ministry of Education to with the […]
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Worries of residents over Delimara are not being addressed, says AD

Carmel Cacopardo, Alternattiva Demokratika Deputy Chairperson and Spokesperson on Sustainable Development, stated today that “whilst the Delimara Power Station using gas instead of Heavy Fuel Oil will improve the air quality at Marsaxlokk, Birzebbuga and the surrounding localities, it is clear that the worries of residents as expressed in the Social Impact Assessment are not […]
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UK & Italy remains the main tourism market for inbound visitors

Tourstat data for December showed an increase of 3.1 per cent in total inbound visitors when compared to the corresponding month in 2012., the National Statistics Office said today. Excluding the 326 passengers who stayed overnight on board their berthed cruise ship, the increase amounted to 6.5 per cent, the NSO said. Departing tourists during […]
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Pulse writes to Education Minister over stipends at Gozo Sixth Form

Pulse, the political students’ organisation, through its representation at the Gozo Sixth Form – Sir M.A. Refalo Centre for Further Studies, said that it has been following the reports concerning the system of attendance in relation to stipends over the past few days. Pulse added that its Secretary-General Joseph Masini, has sent a letter to […]
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Floriana Park & Ride reduced to 40c a day with free shuttle service

Malta Public Transport and Transport Malta announced today plans to reduce the price of the Floriana Park & Ride facility to 40c per day, while including a more efficient, free shuttle service to and from Valletta and Floriana. The changes will come into force tomorrow Saturday 1st February.The shuttle service to Valletta and Floriana will […]
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Air Malta flight to Athens involved in bird strike at Athens airport

Air Malta flight KM780/1 from Malta-Athens-Sofia-Athens-Malta was this morning involved in a bird strike incident upon landing in Athens. The aircraft landed normally at its destination, the airline said. An Air Malta spokesperson said that standard procedure entails that the aircraft is checked after the flight. The aircraft is currently being inspected by engineers in […]
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Young Fontana woman grievously injured in traffic accident

The Police have said that a 19-year-old woman, from Fontana, was hospitalised following a traffic accident in Triq l-Imghallem, Victoria, in the early hours of this morning. The accident happened at 12.45am this morning, the Police said, and involved a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, which had collided with an electricity pole. The driver was a 22-year-old […]
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IT facilities upgraded at The Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Gozo

Information Technology (IT) facilities have recently been upgraded at The Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Victoria, Gozo This project has seen the installation of two interactive whiteboards at the Faculties of Philosophy and Theology. The improved infrastructure in two of the lecture rooms has introduced facilities for interactive lectures and access to internet in class. […]
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MEPA Board denies claim made by Din l-Art Hewla

The Chairman and MEPA Board said in a statement today that they “categorically deny the claim made by Din l-Art Hewla, that they tried to push through the approval of the ODZ policy in full knowledge that a discussion on procedures governing the launch of new planning policies in the absence of SPED (Strategic Plan […]
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European Commission vindicates AD position on right to expat vote

Alternattiva Demokratika said in a statement today that “on the same day that Vivienne Reding reached an agreement on the residency requirements of new Maltese citizens, she also issued a warning to the Maltese Government on the inalienable voting rights of Maltese living abroad.” AD Chairperson, Prof. Arnold Cassola, said: “The European Commission’s statement vindicates […]
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Chorus Urbanus to participate in the feast of St Don Bosco

Chorus Urbanus will be participating in the Holy Liturgy on the occasion of the feast of St John Bosco which is being celebrated in Victoria this weekend. The choir will be singing at the Don Bosco Oratory Chapel, Victoria, Gozo, this coming Friday, the 31st of January, at 7.00pm. This is the day of the […]
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