Archive for » May 20th, 2014«

Benchmark exams explained to parents at Gozo College meeting

A meeting for parents of Year 6 pupils preparing for the benchmark exams took place at Gozo College’s Boys’ Secondary school, Victoria. It was addressed, by among others, the Education Minister Evarist Bartolo, College Principal Victor Galea and newly appointed Director of Curriculum Gaetano Bugeja, as well as other officers from the Assessment Unit. Parents […]
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Pacemaker lead extraction procedures taking place at Mater Dei Hospital

Thanks to an initiative by the Department of Cardiology at Mater Dei Hospital, over the past three weeks, a new procedure related to the extraction of pacemakers was successfully performed on four patients. The Health Ministry said that up to a couple of weeks ago, these patients had to be referred to hospitals overseas at […]
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Year 5 class of Sannat Primary & Special Unit take part in Gozo clean-up

The year 5 Class of Sannat Primary & Special Unit, (Mr Gauchi & Ms Sonia) the Eko Skola Committee, (Ms Doreen & Ms Gorgianne) and Dinja Wahda Committee, together with the PSD teachers, recently took part in the ‘Greener and Cleaner’ Gozo Campaign. The clean-up activity entitled, ‘Together we can make our village clean,’ took […]
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Visiting hours in hosptials during Thursday’s voting for the EP Elections

The following arrangements are being made for visiting hours in hospitals during the forthcoming European Parliament Elections. On Thursday, the 22nd of May 2014: • Gozo General Hospital will retain normal visiting hours (11.30-12.00, 15.30-17.30 and 19.30-20.30). • Mater Dei Hospital will retain the normal visiting hours (12.00-12.30, 15.45-17.30 and 19.30-20.00); • Rehab Hospital Karen […]
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Malta Enterprise launches two new programmes for export

Malta Enterprise has today launched two new programmes for export. These programmes will yield €485,000 of assistance to industry to export locally manufactured products. The programmes cater for industries that are new to export as well as to those that wish to expand their current export market. The Go Global Programme focuses on companies whose […]
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Gozo takes turn for the worse under Labour Government – Dr Chris Said

The Secretary General of the Nationalist Party Dr Chris Said stated today, that “Gozo has taken a turn for the worse under the leadership of Joseph Muscat.” He added, “a year ago, the Labour Party won the General Election by making promises for every area of society, including Gozo. But today, a year after the […]
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Scheduled power suspensions in areas of Xewkija, Xaghra & Zebbug

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 Xewkija, Xaghra and Zebbug on Thursday, the 22nd of May between 8.30am and 3.00pm: Xewkija: TRIQ L- IBISKU, TRIQ TAL- HAMRIJA, TRIQ IL- GIZI, TRIQ IL- […]
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Mother’s Day release for rescued hedgehog Mothers and their babies

Mother’s Day was a special day for two hedgehogs who had been under rehab and were released into the wild with their babies. The hedgehogs, who were brought in because of injuries, were released on Sunday after having spent some time in rehabilitation with Nature Trust (Malta)’s Wildlife Rescue Team. The first female was rescued […]
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Electoral Commission information on the distribution of voting documents

As previously announced, the Electoral Commission is distributing uncollected voting documents at the Identity Cards Office, Victoria, Gozo, for voters registered at Gozo and at the Electoral Office, Valletta. The Electoral Commission requests the co-operation of the public as follows: a. Voters in Gozo who are unable to walk should be brought the Identity Cards […]
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Gozo-Rocks! Charity Hike this Sunday to raise funds for the Alive Foundation

A reminder that this Sunday there is a charity hike to raise funds for the Alive Charity Foundation. The hike has been organised by Louis Debattista of the Gozo-Greyhounds Youth Athletic Club in Qala. The route, starting from Mgarr, will follow the coastline and fields to Ramla Bay. There will be a bus waiting at […]
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Meat production and the producer value were both down in Q1 – NSO

In the first quarter, meat production and the producer value declined by 2.0 and 1.5 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding quarter last year, the National Statistics Office said today. Meat production went down by 2.0 per cent to 3,032 tonnes during the quarter under review. While the production of pig meat and […]
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Life, Society and Culture in the Baroque Age: Seminar at the University of Malta

The International Institute for Baroque Studies at the University of Malta will be organising a post-graduate seminar entitled “Life, Society and Culture in the Baroque Age.” The seminar will be held on Friday, the 13th of June 2014 from 2.00pm till 5.00pm at the Conference Room, Student House at the University of Malta. This seminar, […]
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Malta’s representatives should defend ordinary citizens – Alfred Sant

Alfred Sant has said that even though Malta’s representation in the European institutions was tiny and proportionate to its size, “it was crucial that our representatives would be defending the interests and needs of ordinary citizens, rather than that of elites. Only a strong Labour Party presence could guarantee this.” Addressing the gathering at Labour’s […]
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