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This Ability: Wheelchair Basketball – Candidates for MEP Elections vs Disabled

Dr. Justyne Caruana, Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Active Ageing together with the Mr. Chris Agius Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport have announced that they are organizing a Wheelchair Basketball Game with a view to further promoting the ability of persons with disabilities. This activity is entitled […]
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Blessing of the Pets for ‘Jum iz-Zebbug 2014? in Zebbug Main Square

On Sunday morning, as part of “Jum iz-Zebbug 2014″ celebrations marking the 326th year from the foundation of Zebbug as a Parish, the Local Council of Zebbug organized the Blessing of Pets in the villages main square. The Pets were blessed by the Parish Archpriest Rev. Ruben Micallef, in the presence of Zebbug Mayor Nicky […]
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It’s either democracy or backroom deals – Alternattiva Demokratika

Following comments by the Prime Minister today, Alternattiva Demokratika Deputy Chairperson, Carmel Cacopardo, said that is crystal clear that the Labour Party in Government, and the Nationalist Party before it, have clearly indicated that they prefer backroom deals when dealing with hunting issues. “The Labour Party has positioned itself clearly in favour of spring hunting […]
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Inauguration of Renovated Belvedere at Zebbug, Gozo

The newly renovated Belvedere at Mons. G. De Piro Street, has been officially inaugurated by the Mayor of Zebbug, Nicky Saliba, together with Minister for Gozo, Hon. Dr. Anton Refalo, in the presence of Archpriest Rev. Ruben Micallef, along with the other members of the Local Council and the general public. A commemorative plaque was […]
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Turtle Dove Trap Found & Hunter threatens to kill CABS member

Yesterday was a busy day for CABS and the police on Gozo. In the afternoon the Bird Guards of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) found a massive illegal cage trap installation in the Wied-Ghasri between Zebbug and Gordan lighthouse with 11 Turtle Doves who had been recently caught. A joint AFM/ALE patrol, alerted by […]
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Justyne Caruana Calls For More Public Consultation

Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Active Ageing, Dr Justyne Caruana, has advised that the period of public consultation on the National Policy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will close tomorrow. The Parliamentary Secretary said that she would like to thank all those who participated in the public consultation […]
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Industrial Producer Price Index increased by 2.10% in March

Provisional data indicates that the industrial producer price index in March increased by 2.10 per cent over the previous month . Monthly comparison In March, the producer price index for total industry increased by 2.10 per cent to 96.43 points. Prices increased by 4.09 per cent for intermediate goods and by 1.10 per cent for […]
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‘Made in Gozo’ label suggested for Gozitan Artisanal Enterpreneurs

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant has suggested that artisanal entrepreneurs in Gozo should get together with the government, which is doing its best to promote Gozo as a tourism destination, and arrange to have an official “Made in Gozo” label to certify that artisanal goods are genuinely of Gozitan origin. The EP election candidate visited […]
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Full details of 39th Edition of the Gozo Half Marathon

Further to our report on Sunday, we now have full details of the runners timings. This years winner was first-time participant Jonathan Atse Herrera, who clocked in at 01:17.14 followed closely by Drew Lang, last year’s winner, who crossed the finished line at 01:17.26. Gozitan Stefan Azzopardi came in third at 01:22.34. The first lady […]
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Scheduled power suspension in Ghajnsielem on Wednesday

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 of Ghajnsielem on Wednesday, the 30th of April. 8.30am-3.00pm: TRIQ IL- BAHHARA, TRIQ RAMON PERELLOS, PJAZZA MADONNA TA’ LORETO, TRIQ GHAJNSIELEM and TRIQ DUN SPEDITU TABONE.
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