Archive for » March 26th, 2014«

Bust of St Ursula under restoration by Heritage Malta team

The Cathedral of Gozo, on the 21st of October, 2014, will be celebrating the 400th anniversary since the arrival of the bust of Saint Ursula in Gozo. The Cathedral said that “on the 6th of October 1620, the saint, martyred by the Huns near Cologne, Germany, was declared patron saint of Gozo.” Currently the bust […]
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HSBC Malta continues to be committed to the Earth Hour cause

For the 7th consecutive year, HSBC Malta will be participating in Earth Hour and joining HSBC offices in 51 countries in switching off its lights for Earth Hour this Saturday between 8:30pm and 9:30pm. At the same time, a group of HSBC employees will be joining Nature Trust (Malta), the Ministry for Energy and Conservation […]
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Full access for blind persons with guide dogs, says AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said today that it has put forward a number of proposals following a number of incidents involving blind persons using guide dogs and being denied access to public transport and catering establishments, Dr Claire Azzopardi Lane, Alternattiva Demokratika Spokesperson on Disability and Sports, said: ‘Guide dogs are an important […]
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Gozo: The Land & its Archaeology: Heritage Malta tour on Sunday

This coming Sunday there is the opportunity to join Heritage Malta on a tour, which they describe as “a tour for all the senses, entitled, ‘Gozo: The Land and its Archaeology.’ First stop is Ta’ Mena Estate, a working farm, followed by food tasting. Then to Xaghra Circle (generally closed to the public), a prehistoric […]
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New service available for the legalisation of documents in Gozo

“In line with Government’s policy to reduce bureaucracy as well as to provide a service to residents living in Gozo,” the Ministry for Foreign Affairs said that, together with the Ministry for Gozo, will, on the 7th of April 2014, facilitate the legalisation of documents in Gozo. The Ministry said that this service will be […]
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New service available for the legalisation of documents in Gozo

“In line with Government’s policy to reduce bureaucracy as well as to provide a service to residents living in Gozo,” the Ministry for Foreign Affairs said that, together with the Ministry for Gozo, will, on the 7th of April 2014, facilitate the legalisation of documents in Gozo. The Ministry said that this service will be […]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Kercem & San Lawrenz

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 28th of March. Kercem 8.30am-2.00pm: TRIQ WIED JUNU. San Lawrenz 8.30am-2.00pm: DAHLET PAWLUZZU, TREJQET IL- WILGA TA’ GIDRIN, TRIQ SAN LAWRENZ and TRIQ IR- […]
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Scheduled power suspension in Kercem on Friday

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 area of Kercem on Friday, the 28th of March. 8.30am-2.00pm: TRIQ WIED JUNU.
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Applications open for the Gozo Regional Youth Council

Applications are open for all youths interested in joining the Gozo Regional Youth Council. The Membership of the Gozo Regional Youth Council is open to youths and members of youth organisations between the ages of 16 and 35. Membership is divided into two categories: Full Member or Associate. A Full Member has the right to […]
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2.8% increase in employment in Q4 of 2013 – Labour Force Survey

During the fourth quarter of 2013, Labour Force Survey estimates indicate an increase of 2.8 per cent in employment when compared to the corresponding period in 2012, the National Statistics Office said today. Labour Force Survey estimates indicate that, during the fourth quarter of 2013, total employment stood at 178,241, accounting for almost half the […]
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Government issues warning to potential law breakers; praises NGOs

The Government has said in a statement that following incidents of shooting of protected birds that occurred over the past two days, the police, assisted by officers from the Specialist Enforcement Branch of the Wild Birds Regulation Unit apprehended two suspects. One suspect was charged under arrest yesterday and accused in Court with shooting a […]
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NSO Office for TOURSTAT survey to be established in Gozo

Finance Minister Prof. Edward Scicluna paid a visit to National Statistics Office (NSO) officials stationed within the Malta International Airport. The visit coincided with the launch of new uniforms be worn by NSO officials responsible for carrying out airport survey interviews as part of ongoing survey among departing passengers at the Malta International Airport. This […]
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Electrical Engineering students from MCAST Gozo Centre visit Germany

A group of Electrical Engineering students, attending the MCAST Gozo Centre, recently visited Lüdenscheid, Germany, on a Life-Long Learning project entitled ‘Sustainability in the New Europe – Ambassadors for Sustainability.’ This project aims to get together learning communities from different parts of Europe to work together on sustainability and renewable energy issues. The foreign partners […]
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