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Combating obesity through sports at Sta. Theresa Primary School

“Combating obesity through sports” at the Gozo College Sta. Theresa Primary School in Kercem, which has implemented a project that the schools says aims, ‘To promote to our pupils a healthier lifestyle by introducing fun into sports and recreational activities.’ A variety of sports equipment was procured to facilitate physical activities which will help promote […]
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Malta should train doctors to detect cancer early – Report

The first ever comparison of pancreatic cancer treatment in Europe shows that most countries do not pay enough attention to the disease. In spite of causing almost as many deaths as breast cancer, pancreatic cancer is neglected by healthcare. In 4 out of 5 countries, the report says, “treatment outcomes data are not monitored and […]
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Companies team up to give charitable homes a facelift

In Malta, the 19th of March is a public holiday and most Maltese spend the day at leisure or enjoying the festivities celebrating the feast of St. Joseph in various localities, but for hundreds of employees from seven Maltese companies this was a day of active voluntary work in aid of the community. As from […]
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Early school leavers in Malta second highest in the EU

What is quality of life and how can its different aspects be measured appropriately? This question can be answered by a new online publication on Quality of life indicators released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union on the occasion of the International Day of Happiness established by the United Nations and celebrated […]
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Win a year’s free Interactive TV in new GO competition

GO has launched a new competition to reward customers on its Facebook page. The prize on offer is one year’s free subscription to GO’s Interactive TV service and a 40 inch Samsung TV supported by Sound Machine Digital. The company said that the new competition focuses on sharing a selection of GO Interactive TV shows […]
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Xewkija man loses his life following an accident on Sunday

The Police have said that the 59-year-old man from Xewkija, critically injured after falling from a ladder at his home in Mgarr Road, on Sunday, died today Photo: CMRU
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‘Open Evening’ at Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School

On Tuesday the Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School in Victoria, organised an open evening aimed at bringing awareness of the subjects and activities that are offered at the school to both year 6 state, and church school students, together with their parents. It was also the aim to welcome all prospective students and help them familiarise […]
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Gozo diocese loses one of its oldest clergy members, Mgr. Luigi Vella

Mgr. Luigi Vella (1930-2014) – “On Wednesday the 14th of March, the diocese of Gozo lost one the oldest members of its clergy in the person of Mgr. Luigi Vella. ‘L-Arcipriet Dun Alwig,’ as he was known by many was born in Fontana, but when aged six-years old moved with various members of his family […]
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Nathan Farrugia to set endurance record for Inspire

Inspire CEO Nathan Farrugia will this June attempt a world-first triathlon challenge that will see him run, swim and cycle across 666km non-stop from Corsica to Sardinia. The Eurosport Ultra Med Challenge, as it has been named, is equivalent to three Ironman challenges and will be attempted continuously in around three days, with only a […]
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Scheduled power suspension in the village of 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 Thursday, the 20th of March. Gharb 8.30am-2.00pm: TRIQ SAN KATALD, TRIQ IT- TRUX, TRIQ TAT- TRUX SQAQ NRU.7 TAZ-ZIKK, TRIQ TAT- TRUX SQAQ NRU.6 TA’ MAJSI, […]
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