Archive for » May 8th, 2014«

‘A sincere thank you for the Villa Rundle Gardens’ – Readers Letter

“May I, through your letters page, say a sincere thank you to the Victoria City Council for the splendid Villa Rundle Gardens. Although still in its refurbished infancy the planting is now well established and the seasonal flowers blooming. However, it does seem that the full use of the park is yet to be discovered. […]
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Office of the National Focal Point for People with Disabilities launched

This morning Justyne Caruana the Parliamentary Secretariat for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Active Ageing officially opened the Office of the National Focal Point for People with Disabilities. The Parliamentary Secretary announced that the Focal Point main office will be located adjacent to her office so that they work hand in hand with […]
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Queen’s Baton Relay visits Gozo on its way to the Commonwealth Games

The Minister for Gozo Dr Anton Refalo, visited the Gozo College, Boys Secondary School, Victoria, where together with students of various ages he met with some of the athletes who are participating in the Queen’s Baton Relay, as well as take part in the Commonwealth Games, which this year are to be held in Scotland […]
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Processing & renewal of private guard & local warden licences in Gozo

The Police have advised that the processing and renewal of private guard and local warden licences of Gozitan residents will be done in Gozo, as from Monday, the 2nd of June This is being done to facilitate the process while reducing the inconvenience caused to Gozitan residents, who, to date, must renew their licence in […]
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Parties’ position on spring hunting is a main reason for the 44,000 signatures

Main parties’ long standing position on spring hunting is a main reason for the 44,000 signature petition to abolish it, the Coalition for the Abolition of Spring Hunting (CASH) said today. “Both political parties have now made statements in Parliament about their positions in favour of spring hunting. Such statements confirm the actions taken by […]
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Power suspensions in Victoria, Ghajnsielem & Zebbug 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 areas on Friday, the 9th of May: Victoria 8.30am-3.00pm: PJAZZETTA PATRI AKKURSJU XERRI TRIQ IL- KARITA’ SQAQ NRU. 2 TRIQ SIR ARTURO MERCIECA TRIQ VAJRINGA TRIQ VAJRINGA SQAQ […]
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Upgrading Works of Triq il-Kosta, Bahar ic-Caghaq Coast Road

Transport Malta has advised that for the duration of works in conjunction with the upgrading of the Triq il-Kosta (Coast Road) from Pembroke up to St. Paul’s Bay roundabout at Erba’ Mwiezeb, the road width will be reduced. Nevertheless, a two way traffic flow will be retained during the construction of new lanes.For safety reasons, […]
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100 Maltese youths leave for European Youth Event in Strasbourg

The European Parliament will open its doors to thousands of young people from all over the EU between the 9th and 11th of May. Around 100 Maltese youths from various organisations, including a group from Gozo, will join their peers from across Europe to meet European decision-makers and speakers with a wide range of professional […]
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Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary students participate in sports day

Students from the Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School in Victoria Gozo, participated in Sports Day activities which were held at the Gozo Sports Complex on Thursday. The school said there was “a great sense of sportsmanship, team-work and belonging, among the students.” Adding, “all the girls enjoyed a great day of sport, participating with sincere determination […]
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Gabriel Caruana…works on paper: Solo Exhibition inaugurated in Gozo

The official opening and inauguration has taken place of ‘Works on Paper,’ an exhibition by Gabriel Caruana, which is taking place at Il-Hagar Heart of Gozo Museum, . The inauguration was carried out by the Minister for Gozo. Dr Anton Refalo, who also expressed his admiration for Caruana’s personal and artistic work. The evening kicked […]
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Full-time employment in December increased by 3.3% – NSO

In December 2013, full-time employment increased by 3.3 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2012, the National Statistics Office said today. Administrative data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation show that over a period of one year, the labour supply increased by 3.5 per cent, reaching 165,064. This was mainly attributed […]
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Government reacts to UK Commons debate on hunting in Malta

Reacting to a 30 minute debate held yesterday in Westminster Hall, a side chamber of the UK’s House of Commons in London, the Government said that the discussion was objective, with several MPs intervening with arguments and counter-arguments. The debate, which was called by Sir John Randall MP, a Conservative backbench Parliamentarian, followed intense UK […]
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FoE Malta welcomes campaign support for its Politics for People campaign

Friends of the Earth Malta today welcomes the support of Arnold Cassola (AD), Carmel Cacopardo (AD), David Casa (PN), Marlene Mizzi (PL), Miriam Dalli (PL) for its Politics for People campaign. The Politics for People campaign asks candidates and political parties standing in the European elections on the 24th May to “stand-up for citizens and […]
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