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Mother’s Day ‘Gozo Rocks! Clean & Green Hike’ from Qala to Ramla

Sunday’s Mother’s Day with the Gozo Rocks! Clean & Green Hikes, started from Qala and finished up at Ramla Bay. organiser, Louis Debattista said, “we have been doing really well over the last 4 months: collecting 376 bags of rubbish or recycling, 2 TVs, a computer, and other materials too large for bags. The total […]
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The Catholic Action Movement in Gozo annual Juniors’ Quiz

The Catholic Action Movement in Gozo is holding its annual quiz for its junior members, which will take place on Friday, the 23rd of May at its HQ (in Triq Sir Arturo Mercieca, Victoria). The activity – which also offers them the opportunity to show their talents – begins at 5.00pm. Participants will receive a […]
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The Cult of the Via Crucis: Public lecture at Il-Hagar Museum Victoria

A public lecture is taking place this coming Saturday, the 17th of May, by Georgina Pavia on ‘The Cult of the Via Crucis,’ with particular reference to the Artistic Representations of this Religious Ritual in Maltese Parishes. The Cult of the Via Crucis, is being held at Il-Hagar Museum in Victoria, Gozo, starting at 10.30am. […]
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Simplification of state pensions with automatic applications set up

The Minister for Family and Social Solidarity Michael Farrugia, has said today that people on reaching retirement age will no longer have to complete an application and apply for their pension, as a new system being started will inform those of retirement age that their pension application has automatically been set up for them. This […]
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My Selfie – My Cultural Identity: International Museum Day competition

ICOM Malta, the National Committee of the International Council of Museums, a non-governmental/non-profit organisation is engaged on raising awareness on how important Museums are in the development of society. On the occasion of International Museum Day, which this year carries the theme ‘Museum Collections Make Connections,’ ICOM Malta this year has organised a competition ‘My […]
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European Elections: Where no voices should be silenced, says AD

Alternattiva Demokratika’s spokesperson for disability issues, Dr. Claire Azzopardi Lane, said today that, “the European Union has stated that it is thus crucial that people with intellectual disabilities have their voices heard in European elections and that MEPs commit to upholding the latter’s rights while in office. “These people are often denied their rights to […]
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700 students in Malta & Gozo attend Breakfast Club during first month

The Government said today that around 700 students attended Breakfast Club every day during the first month of the scheme. In total around 11,000 breakfast were offered in the schools of Malta and Gozo. The Minister for Education and Employment Mr Evarist Bartolo, this morning visited the Breakfast Club at Santa Venera Primary School, where […]
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Scheduled power suspension in areas of Nadur on Thursday

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 Thursday, the 15th of May between 8.30am and 2.30pm: Nadur: TRIQ TAZ- ZRAJK, TREJQET IL- QORTI TA’ L-UQIJA, TRIQ TAL- HANAQ, TRIQ TAD- DURU, TREJQET TA’ […]
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May is awareness month for several medical conditions & disabilities

May is a month of awareness about various conditions and disabilities, including Better Hearing and Speech Month. It provides opportunities to raise awareness about communication disorders and to promote treatment that can improve the quality of life for those who experience problems with speaking, understanding, or hearing. It is also Celiac awareness month. which is […]
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Electoral Commission information on advanced voting in hospitals

The Electoral Commission has issued information for the advanced voting which is to take place at St. Vincent de Paule (17/05/2014), and at Mount Carmel Hospital and at Gozo General Hospital (22/05/2014). Those relatives who applied for a special entry permit to assist their family member from his/her ward to the voting zone on the […]
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Malta & England entertain supporters with 2 great games at the Gozo Stadium

The Netherlands have made sure of a semi final place after beating Malta 5-2 during a great day of football played at the Gozo Stadium on Monday. The hosts however left the field of play with their heads held high after a very promising second half performance. Holland dominated the first half and raced into […]
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91.7% of useres trust the results produced by the NSO – NSO survey

A survey carried out among National Statistic Office users revealed that 91.7 per cent trust the results produced by the Office, it said today. In the first quarter, a satisfaction survey was carried out by the National Statistics Office to measure the degree to which it meets its obligations towards its users. The first survey […]
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New European taxes will erode Malta’s competitiveness, says Alfred Sant

Dr Alfred Sant said that in the next five years “Malta’s interests will be best served by ensuring that we stay as much as possible outside any arrangements that seek to set new European taxes. At the present stage of our development,” He added that “given the importance which financial services have gained in our […]
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