Archive for » February 28th, 2014«

‘Youth Spot’ inauguration & ‘Open Day’ in Zebbug, Gozo

A recently refurbished part of the Zebbug Local Council building, which has been named ‘Youth Spot,’ will be officially inaugurated this coming Saturday. This project was made possible after members of the Local Youth Council of Zebbug acquired funds for a project submitted by them called ‘YC2 – Youth Connect Community,’ chosen among 22 localities […]
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Gozo SPCA appeals for help in tracing the owner of this Yorkie cross

The Gozo SPCA is appealing for help in finding the owner of this elderly female Yorkie cross dog which was rescued after found wandering in Sannat. The dog is possibly blind in one eye, she is not micro chipped, and is not wearing a collar but with no ID tag. She is very scared and […]
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Europeans should support Socialist Parites in May elections, says Sant

“The best option for people who wanted to see an improvement in job prospects and living conditions was to support socialist parties across Europe in the May elections for the European Parliament. This of course includes Malta.” Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant, said this while addressing a social activity attended by hundreds of well wishers […]
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Gozo Carnival 2014 weekend of events kicks off this evening

This weekend Carnival fever will grip Gozo, with five days of festivites which get underway tonight. Visitors to Gozo for this very popular weekend will be welcomed with a riot of colour and plenty of excitement to keep all ages entertained, with Carnival activities taking place in villages across the island The Gozo Regional Carnival, […]
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Xaghra Council reports financial balance of €16,139 at its AGM

The annual general meeting of the Xaghra Local Council was held last Sunday, at the office of the Council. The meeting started with the reading of the administrative report by the Mayor, Mr. Joe Cordina, during which he provided an account of the Council’s activity for the past year. Taking into consideration the accruals and […]
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Malta Public Transport to run direct buses in Gozo for Carnival weekend

Malta Public Transport has said that it will be operating additional bus trips in Malta and Gozo during the carnival weekend to cater for the added demand experienced during these festivities. Special bus services will be running in Gozo from Friday, the 28th of February to Sunday, the 2nd of March, including direct services between […]
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Central Government deficit and debt both increased in January

In January, the deficit of the Government’s Consolidated Fund amounted to €89.0 million, recurrent revenue registered a decline of €20.4 million while expenditure increased by €10.4 million when compared to the corresponding month last year, thereby widening the shortfall between recurrent revenue and total expenditure by €30.8 million, the National Statistics Office reported today. At […]
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Information on Revision of the European Union Electoral Register

Non-Maltese EU citizens residing in the Maltese Islands who do not already hold a Malta ID card or Residence document may apply for registration in the European Parliament elections register by completing and submitting to the Electoral Commission the relevant application form together with two passport-size colour photographs and a copy of their valid passport […]
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Gozo Ministry welcomes stronger trade possibilities with Portugal

A delegation of investors from Portugal was welcomed in the island of Gozo by the Minister for Gozo Dr. Anton Refalo. During this official visit, the Confederation of Employers of Alto Minho and the Gozo Business Chamber signed a memorandum of understanding to create a trading network between the two confederations aimed at promoting business […]
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‘Making Work Pay,’ aimed at helping people get into employment

The Minister for Education and Employment, Evarist Bartolo, has launched the ‘Making Work Pay’ initiative, which aims to move people from social assistance into employment. The Minister said that, in all, there are about 9,555 persons who are eligible to benefit from tapering. The breakdown of beneficiaries is as follows: 4,994 persons receive social assistance, […]
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