Archive for » April 23rd, 2014«

Gozo Hospital weekend of events to raise funds for Puttinu Cares

The Employees’ Social, Cultural and Educational Committee of Gozo General Hospital, in collaboration with Puttinu Cares Gozo, are organising a weekend of activities, to raise funds in aid of Puttinu Cares, the organisation that helps by supporting those ill with cancer and their families. On Saturday, the 3rd of May, a car wash will be […]
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The Floyd Campaign get-together for beneficiaries of the campaign

After the first month’s success where The Floyd Campaign have raised Euro 3076.50, the creators of The Campaign organised a get-together inviting all the animal sanctuaries and the feeders who are benefiting in this campaign. Also present for the event was MEP candidate Stefano Mallia who visited the company and met the company’s staff. Stefano […]
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Extended bus services announced for the Fireworks Festival

Malta Public Transport has announced that bus services from Marsaxlokk to Valletta and from Bugibba to Valletta, Bugibba to Sliema and Bugibba to Cirekwwa will be extended on Friday, the 25th and Saturday, the 26th of April for the benefit of commuters wishing to attend the Malta Fireworks Festival activities held this year in Marsaxlokk, […]
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Extension to the Youth Guarantee Scheme announced by Government

An extension to the Youth Guarantee Scheme was this morning unveiled with a total investment of €2.7 million which is estimated to reach around 2,000 youths. The Government said that as part of the extended scheme, revision classes for those students who get low grades in their O’Levels for the core subjects (Maths, English, Physics […]
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Gozo seminar being held on ‘Employment Law: The Essentials’

Dr. Andrew Borg Cardona and Dr. Roselyn Borg Knight are to conduct a seminar on ‘Employment Law: The Essentials,’ which will take place at the Calypso Hotel, Marsalforn, Gozo. The seminar is aimed at HR professionals, managers and business owners who need to have a good grasp of the employment relationship. The organisers said that […]
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Gozitans in court for selling Sicilian honey marked as ‘Malta Honey’

Michelina Enriquez, aged 60 has been fined €700 by the court for selling Sicilian honey in jars which were labelled as ‘Malta Honey’ and her two sons, Simon Kris Enriquez, aged 38 and Jamie Charles Enriquez, aged 32 were given a 6-month jail sentence suspended for a year. The family are from San Lawrenz, Gozo. […]
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Zebbug Day being commemorated with programme of actiivities

The Zebbug Local Council is again commemorating the 326th year from the founding of Zebbug Gozo Parish, by organising a number of activities. The Programme will be as follows: Saturday 26th April 2014: 9.00am – Games & Entertainment for all the Children at the recently inaugurated synthetic turf football ground, organised by the Local Council […]
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MEPA publishes new proposed policy & design guidance for cemeteries

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) is publishing, for public consultation, a Policy and Design Guidance document which it said will “seek to establish clear and appropriate planning parameters for the processing of development applications related to cemeteries. The document also makes provision for the introduction of alternatives to burial.” The Authority said that […]
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General Government records surplus of €34.4 m in Q4 of 2013 – NSO

“In the last quarter of 2013, the General Government recorded a surplus of €34.4 million. During October-December 2013, total revenue stood at €885.3 million, an increase of €109.9 million when compared to the fourth quarter of 2012. “This was mainly triggered by higher proceeds from Current Taxes on Income and Wealth of €54.9 million,” the […]
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News of a Medical School in Gozo welcomed by the GTA & the GBC

The Gozo Tourism Association and the Gozo Business Chamber in a joint statement said that they welcome positively the Memorandum of Understanding signed recently between the Ministry of Health of Malta and the Bans and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, of Queen Mary University, for the setting up of a medical school at […]
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EU policies that inhibit investment prospest should be held in check – Sant

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant said that EU policies that encourage public and private investment need to be taken on board and implemented vigorously. Other policies that serve to inhibit investment prospects, especially in the private sector because of Malta’s particular conditions, need to be held in check. The MEP Candidate said that the Labour […]
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