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Disappointment at lack of local support for Gozo Clean up Hikes

Louis Debattista, organiser of the’Gozo-Rocks-Green & Clean Hike,’ said that he is “very disappointed” about yesterday’s hike. “Despite the beautiful weather I felt discouraged for two reasons: the shocking amount of rubbish and the lack of local participation in the clean-up hike.” He added, “the pile of bags you see is all from the lovely […]
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Medieval Gozo: The Identity of an Island – Lecture by Prof Stanley Fiorini

As part of this weekend’s first anniversary celebrations at Il-Hagar | Heart of Gozo Museum, in St George’s Square Victoria, there will be a lecture by Prof Stanley Fiorini. The lecture, which is taking place on Saturday, starting at 10.30am, is entitled ‘Medieval Gozo: The Identity of an Island’ and will take place at the […]
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CBM issues commemorative coin of composer Charles Camilleri

The Central Bank of Malta has issued a numismatic coin in gold and in silver commemorating the Maltese composer, Charles Camilleri (1931-2009), as part of the Europa Programme 2014 “European Composers.” The gold coin has a face value of €50, while the silver coin has a face value of €10. This numismatic coin is the […]
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Over 46,000 people cross to Gozo for Valentine’s weekend special

‘The Travel to Gozo Valentine Weekend Special,’ proved to be another success story for Gozo Channel, The Ministry for Gozo said. “A record 46 120 people crossed over to Gozo, of these, 35,577 were passengers and there were 10,543 vehicles. The statistics compiled by Gozo Channel also show that from 14-16 February, the ferries made154 […]
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GUG welcomes news of new Medical School to be set up in Gozo

The Gozo University Group in a statement this afternoon said that it “welcomes the news that, according to a spokesman for the Health Ministry, Gozo has been chosen as the location for the prestigious new medical school to be set up in Malta by the Queen Mary University of London.” GUG added that it encourages […]
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Scheduled power suspension in the village of Zebbug 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 19th of February, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. Zebbug: TRIQ IR- RABAT, TRIQ SAN GUZEPP, TRIQ IL- MUNGBELL, TRIQ IL- QBAJJAR, TRIQ […]
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Enemalta invites customers to report consumption irregularities

Enemalta is inviting customers who are aware of irregularities in their electricity consumption or in their electricity meters to contact Enemalta and regularise their position voluntarily. As announced by the Government yesterday, Enemalta is asking customers who are aware of, or suspect, any irregularities in their meters or in their electricity consumption readings, to come […]
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‘Roots’ collective exhibition by Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School

The Gozo Ministry Exhibition Hall is bursting with energy, colours and creativity as students from the Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School, have come together to produce a collective exhibition entitled ‘Roots.’ The exhibition has been organsed by the School’s Art Teachers – Christopher Saliba, Martin Attard and Paul Grech. These young students ranging from twelve-year-olds […]
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Banif Sports & Social Committee donate food to Island Sanctuary

Members of the Banif Sports & Social Committee loaded the company car with dog food and drove up to the Island Sanctuary in Marsaxlokk to donate dog food and goodies collected by employees. They were regaled with much wagging of tails and slobbery kisses from the over enthusiastic four legged furry friends. The Bank’s Sports […]
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Outbound tourists up 13.2% in December & up 9.8% for 2013

Outbound tourist trips during December amounted to 39,854, an increase of 13.2 per cent over the corresponding month in 2012, the National Statistics Office said today. The number of outbound tourist trips towards EU countries in December stood at 35,298, an increase of 14.8 per cent over December 2012. Italy and the United Kingdom remained […]
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