Archive for » March 12th, 2014«

‘Grandparents Day’ to be officially celebrated on 2nd October

The Grandparents Malta Foundation (Nanniet Malta) has said that a Parliamentary Motion presented in Parliament on Wednesday evening, declaring the 2nd of October as ‘Grandparents Day’ on a National level, has been approved by both sides of the house. Grandparents Day in Malta was created on the 23rd of September 2013, by Philip M Chircop […]
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Gozo’s ‘Walk the Pink Road Together’ with Europa Donna Malta

The Breast Care Support Group Europa Donna Malta is organising the annual breast health awareness walk, ‘Walk the Pink Road Together,’ which will take place in Gozo on Sunday, the 6th of April. The meeting place for the start of the walk is at Pjazza Savina, Victoria, with registration at 9.30am, the walk will get […]
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Help Louis in his efforts to raise funds for Alive 2014 Campaign

Readers Letter - “Dear Gozitans, I am the only Gozitan participant in the 45 Maltese cyclists doing the Malta Airport – Alive Cycling Challenge for Cancer, between the 9th-18th July 2014, cycling 1000KM from Prague to Vienna to Belgrade in 7 days in order to raise money to increase early awareness and research of breast […]
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Power suspensions in the villages of Ghajnsielem & Gharb

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 Friday, the 14th of March. Ghajnsielem 8.00am-12.00pm: TRIQ MARTINO GARCES and TRIQ MANOEL DE VILHENA. Gharb 8.30am-2.30pm: TRIQ PATRI ALBERT CARUANA, TRIQ L- ARCIPRIET GAMRI CAMILLERI, […]
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Government committed to allocating more funds for SMEs

“In the forthcoming seven years, this Government is committed to allocate an initial sum of €15 million of European Funds through financial instruments such as the JEREMIE and the SME Initiative. Such an investment should help small and medium sized enterprises to benefit from around €90 million in soft loans.” This was stated by the […]
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Social Security customer care now available at Qala & Xewkija

The Qala Local Council and Xewkija Local Council in collaboration with the Department of Social Security, are to start offering a customer care service in their locations. The service was launched by the Minister for the Family and Social Solidarity Marie-Louise Colerio Preca, and the Minister for Gozo Dr Anton Refalo.Four Gozo Local Councils are […]
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39th edition of the Gozo Half Marathon: registration now open

The 39th edition of the Gozo Half Marathon is being held on Sunday, the 27th of April. The event, which is the largest athletic event in Gozo attracting hundreds of athletes, will incorporate a number of races. Apart from the half marathon (13.1 mile), athletes can participate in a number of other races. While adults […]
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Maltese to be able to obtain visa upon arrival in Dubai

As from 22nd March 2014, citizens of Malta together with citizens of another 12 European Union member states will be exempted from the need to acquire pre-entry visas to the U.A.E. and that these visas will be free of charge. The 12 countries are Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Hungary, Latvia, Estonia, Croatia, Romania, […]
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Photovoltaics grant scheme has been fully subscribed

The Malta Resources Authority has advised that the financial allocation of €21million under the ERDF PV Grant Scheme (ERDF 288) has been subscribed. It said that no additional applications will be accepted with immediate effect and that the acknowledged applications will be treated on a first come first served basis. The Authority said that it […]
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January’s trade deficit stood at €92.7m, down €19.6m on 2013

Preliminary figures show that in January, Malta registered a trade deficit of €92.7 million, compared to €112.3 million in the corresponding month last year, the National Statistics Office said today. Provisional data for international trade show that the trade deficit in January stood at €92.7 million, down by €19.6 million when compared to the corresponding […]
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Bank of Valletta at the University Campus during Gozo Week

As part of the ‘Gozo Week on Campus’ at the University of Malta, organised by the Gozo University Group (GUG), Gozitan students are being invited to visit the BOV Stand on Campus to learn how BOV can offer them tailor-made solutions for their financial needs. Earlier this year, Bank of Valletta had announced the setting […]
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Minister for Gozo pays a visit to Gozo Week on Campus

Despite the persistently damp weather, the Gozo University Group members were kept busy on Tuesday, the second day of Gozo Week. The morning took off with a visit by the Minister of Gozo Dr Anton Refalo. During his visit various points were discussed including the accessibility to Gozo by the fast boat service and airfield […]
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Gozitan landscapes in ‘Scenes of an Island’ art exhibition

‘Heart of Gozo – Scenes of an Island,’ is the title of a temporary collective exhibition of Gozitan landscapes, organised by Il-Hagar | Heart of Gozo Museum, in St George’s Square Victoria, as as part of this year’s 1st anniversary celebrations. The exhibition has on display works by the contemporary artists: Anthony Caruana, Christopher Saliba, […]
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Reprint of €0.26 stamp of the Definitive Issue – 2009

MaltaPost has advised that the €0.26 stamp of the Definitive Issue has been reprinted. It consists of 2,100,000 stamps, in sheets of 10 stamps bearing sheet numbers 12001 to 222000 both numbers included. The stamps measure 44.0 mm x 31.0 mm with a comb perforation of 13.9 x 14.0 and have been printed by the […]
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