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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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Special Bus Services for Malta’s EU Accession 10th Anniversary

Malta Public Transport has announced that it will be operating a special bus service on April the 30th for the benefit of all commuters who wish to take part in the celebration of the 10-year anniversary since Malta joined in the European Union. On the night of the event, direct buses will be available from […]
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Liturgical feast of St George celebrated today in Victoria

The Liturgical Calendar of the Diocese of Gozo celebrates the Feast of St George, Patron Saint of Gozo today.. At 7.00pm, Mgr Charles J. Scicluna, Vicar General and Auxiliary Bishop of Malta, will preside over a Pontifical High Mass at St George’s Basilica. Prior to that 6.30pm, the Collegiate Chapter celebrates the Second Solemn Vespers […]
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Parliamentary Secretaries Visit Gozo College Primary School

This morning on the occasion of the European Day of Solidarity between Generations, Dr. Justyne Caruana, Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Active Ageing and Chris Agius Parlamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth & Sport visited the Gozo College Primary School in Xewkija. The activity was well attended and Gozitan Seniors […]
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Extra Air Malta Flights Announced For Maltese Voters Abroad

As previously announced, Air Malta is making travel arrangements for eligible Maltese voters currently abroad to travel on its services to enable them to vote in the forthcoming MEP elections of the 24th of May. Apart from offering seats on its scheduled services, the airline has also announced it will be operating 4 extra flights […]
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Registered Unemployed rose by 294 persons in March 2014

In March, the number of persons registering for work with the Employment and Training Corporation (ETC) stood at 7,644, compared to 7,350 in the corresponding month last year. Data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation (ETC) for March indicates an increase of 294 persons registering as unemployed, when compared to the corresponding month last […]
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400 athletes particpate in Sunday’s Gozo Half Marathon 2014

Sunday’s Gozo Half Marathon 2014 was a great success,with fine weather greeting the large crowds of supporters that lined the route of the races. The organisers said, “the race wouldn’t have been such a success without the continuous support of many.” The Gozo Half Marathon Organising Committee thanked all the 400 participating athletes, who have […]
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Code-X team prepare for JA-YE ( Malta) Company of the year

Members of the Young Business Entrepreneurs bureau of Gozo met the Code-X team in preparation for the Junior Achievement (Young Enterprise) Malta company of the year programme. This group of young Gozitans have developed an innovative app to help tourist explore unknown places of interest in Gozo. Code-X is a group of eight Gozitan students […]
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John XXIII and John Paul II inscribed in the book of Saints

Half a million people attended the ceremony held this morning in St. Peter’s Square for the canonisation of the “two Pope Saints:” John XXIII and John Paul II. Since it was opened to the public at 5 a.m, the square and its environs were filled with faithful from all over the world; Polish pilgrims, however, […]
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The Prime Minister is being dishonest about Gozo – Simon Busuttil

The Opposition Leader Simon Busuttil said today that the Prime Minister was being “dishonest when he stated that the Nationalist Government has somehow failed to persuade the European Union that Gozo should be recognised as a region.” The Opposition Leader was referring to the claims made by the Prime Minister, Dr Joseph Muscat during his […]
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Police seize clap net and apprehend trapper in Dingli – CABS

Yesterday morning at 6.00am a member of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) team spotted a man trapping protected Ortolan Buntings [Ortolan in Maltese] close to the Dingli radar station. “The trapper used a 15-meter long clap net, an illegal bird caller and a live decoy.” “The police responded to their report within 5 minutes. […]
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Gozo-Rocks! Charity Hike to raise funds for the Alive Foundation

Louis Debattista of the Gozo-Greyhounds Youth Athletic Club in Qala, is organising another charity hike to raise funds for the Alive Charity Foundation. The hike is taking place on Sunday, the 25th of May and the route, starting from Mgarr, will follow the coastline and fields to Ramla Bay. There will be a bus waiting […]
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Alternattiva Demokratika presents main themes of its EP manifesto

During a press conference in Sliema, AD presented the main themes of its manifesto for the European Parliament Election. Secretary General Ralph Cassar said that this election is an opportunity for Maltese voters to show that they want politicians who will work for a Europe closer to citizens, and politicians who really work in favour […]
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