Archive for » February 10th, 2014«

Gozo countryside clean-up clears yet another massive pile of rubbish

The ‘Gozo-Rocks-Green & Clean Hike’ on Sunday afternoon started off from the Heliport Road with another eager team of volunteers ready for the dean-up ahead. Organiser, Louis Debattista said “the photographs express better than words can of the situation here. Our island needs so much attention. On Sunday, the weather was perfect, but the streets […]
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Connections between Malta & Pachino, a book by Arnold Cassola

The Sicilian town of Pachino, which encompasses within its territory the popular port of Marzamemi, was founded in 1760. The original inhabitants were supposed to be Catholics coming from Greece, Albania and Illyria, the Western part of the Balkan peninsula. Instead, by 1763, it was already inundated by Maltese settlers, who had qucikly formed the […]
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Power suspensions in Ghajnsielem, Victoria & Xewkija on Wednesday

Enemalta has advised that due to scheduled maintenance works on the electricity grid in Gozo, there will be power cuts in (or in parts of) the following areas on Wednesday, the 12th of February. Ghajnsielem 8.30am-3.00pm: TRIQ L- IMGARR, TRIQ L- IMREJZBIET, TRIQ IL- PROVIGARJU, TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA, TRIQ IL- QIGHAN, TRIQ DUN SPEDITU TABONE […]
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Gozo and Malta Traffic Police Branches receive new motorbikes

The Malta Police have assigned four BMW 850 to the Gozo Traffic Police, with ten BMW RT 1200 distributed within the Malta Traffic Branch. This investment, the Police said, is a modern move to work with more efficient bikes. Photograph – FSL/Malta Police Force.
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Conference of Mayors to discuss free movement of citizens in the EU

Over 100 mayors and representatives of local authorities from around Europe will come together in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss current challenges and opportunities around the free movement of citizens in the European Union. The Conference of Mayors, organised jointly by the European Commission and Committee of the Regions, aims to help local authorities pool […]
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Ramblers’ Assoc public lecture with Commissioner for Environment & Planning

The Ramblers’ Association of Malta is organising a public lecture to be delivered by the Commissioner for the Environment and Planning, Architect and Civil Engineer Perit David Pace, B.Arch., A.C.I., ARB,. The subject of the lecture is ‘EMPOWERING CIVIL SOCIETY -Your rights in reinforcing Environmental Protection.’ The speaker will answer questions regarding his mission, how […]
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Travel to Gozo for Valentine’s weekend with reduced Gozo Channel fares

Don’t forget that this coming weekend visitors to Gozo will be able to take advantage of reduced Gozo Channel fares, for the ‘Travel to Gozo Weekend-Valentine Special.’ Gozo Channel passenger fares will be lowered by almost 50% from €4.65 to €1.50, with fares for non-commercial vehicles reduced from €15.70 to €8.50. These price reductions will […]
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Air France & Air Malta sign code-share agreement, with flights on sale now

Air France and Air Malta have signed a code-share agreement whereby Air France will place its code and flight numbers on flights operated by Air Malta between Malta and Paris-CDG and Orly, and also between Malta and Lyon. Starting on the 30th of March 2014, this agreement will enable Air France to offer its customers […]
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Gozo promoted at ‘Destinations London Holiday & Travel Show’

The Tourism & Economic Development Directorate within the Ministry for Gozo, together with the participation of the Gozo Tourism Association, have been promoting the island of Gozo as a holiday destination, at the ‘Destinations London – the Holiday & Travel Show’ at Earls Court, London. The Show is the UK’s leading consumer travel event and […]
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Scheduled power suspension in Victoria on Tuesday

Enemalta has advised that due to scheduled maintenance works on the electricity grid in Gozo, there will be power cuts in (or in parts of) the following areas on Tuesday, the 11th of February. Victoria 8.30am-2.00pm: TRIQ L- EWROPA, TRIQ IL- MADONNA TAL-GILJU, TRIQ MRO. DIRJANU LANZON, TRIQ PATRI MANWEL MAGRI and TRIQ FRANCESCO MASINI.
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