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Government launches Vehicle Registration Refund Scheme

The Government has launched the Vehicle Registration Refund Scheme for those vehicles registered for personal use between 1st May, 2004, and 31st December, 2008. It is expected that approximately 40,000 eligible applicants will benefit from the scheme, and the refund will be paid over seven years. The first payments will be issued directly to households […]
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175th anniversary celebrations for the titular statue of St George

Commemorative events marking the 175th anniversary of the titular statue of St George, in Victoria, Gozo, will officially open next Saturday, the 1st of February, with the first of three catechetical celebrations, entitled ‘Is-Siegha tal-Martri’ (The Hour of the Martyr/s). This will take place at St George’s Basilica, starting at 8.00pm. Rev. Dr Richard N. […]
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‘Don Bosco Grand Concert 2014? – ‘Pomp and Circumstance’

The Gozo Youth Wind Band, within the Gozo Youth Wind Band & Orchestra, will present its annual ‘Don Bosco Grand Concert’ on the occasion of the Don Bosco Feast, this year the concert is entitled ‘Pomp and Circumstance.’ The programme will include Rossinin’s ‘Thievish Magpie,’ ‘La Gazza Ladra Overture,’ Symphonic Suite from the Trilogy, ‘Lord […]
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NTM calls for green wardens to be deployed in ecological sites

Nature Trust (Malta) said in a statment that it is very concerned at the increase of illegal dumping by irresponsible people in the Maltese countryside NTM said that “only last year with the help of various other individuals and institutions, it cleaned over 5000 kgs of waste from various localities such as Pembroke Ranges, Xrobb […]
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Malta and the Holy See to sign revised agreement on marriage

Malta and the Holy See have announced that, further to technical talks held between representatives of both sides, agreement has been reached on a Third Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the Holy See and the Republic of Malta on the Recognition of Civil Effects to Canonical Marriages and to the Decisions of the Ecclesiastical […]
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Citrus & Harvest Festival at Villa Francia next Sunday

Mrs Michelle Muscat ha announced the details of the forthcoming Citrus & Harvest Festival which will be held at Villa Francia on Sunday, the 2nd of February. The proceeds generated by the Citrus & Harvest Festival will be donated to Dar il-Kaptan, which provides a wide range of specialised and Respite Care service to people […]
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Feast of St Blaise to be celebrated next Sunday at San Blas

The celebration of the Feast of St Blaise, takes place next Sunday, the 2nd of February at San Blas bocci pitch in Nadur, Gozo. A march with the Mnarja Youth Band at 10.00am will start the celebration, which will be followed by a concelebrated Mass led by the Bishop of Gozo Mgr Mario Grech, accompanied […]
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Parliamentary Secretary endorses amendments for pet shops

Roderick Galdes, Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Welfare has endorsed essential amendments to the Animal Welfare Act, said the GRTU. This was on the part of Protection of Animals offered in Pet Shops, following several meetings with the GRTU on behalf of Pet Shop Owners and the Authorities concerned, the Union said. The […]
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Citizenship discussions with European Commission show optimism – PM

Discussions between the Government and the European Commission on the Programme of Citizenship investments shows optimism on the issue, the Prime Minister, Dr Joseph Muscat said. The Prime Minister was speaking during a visit to the headquarters of the Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund to thank employees for their work. Dr Muscat reiterated […]
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