Archive for » May 21st, 2014«

Gozo College Xewkija Primary ‘Bake & cake sale’ for Alive Charity Foundation

This year’s fundraising activity at Gozo College Xewkija Primary School took place in support of Louis Debattista, to help him participate in this year’s Cycling Challenge to raise money for the Alive Foundation for Breast Cancer. A special assembly was held in which Mr Debattista explained the goal of this humanitarian activity to the school […]
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Positive conclusions reported in conservation status of habitats & speciies – MEPA

The International Biodiversity Day focuses on ‘Island Biodiversity.’ Positive conclusions have been reported in the conservation status assessment of Malta’s habitats and species of European Community interest, MEPA said today. The latest assessment which was carried out in 2013 resulted in Malta registering an increase of 37 percentage points for habitats and 20 percentage points […]
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The Catholic Action Movement in Gozo discussion: Woman’s roles within Society

The Catholic Action Movement in Gozo is organising a discussion meeting in, which will be in Maltese, on Friday, the 6th of June, starting at 6.30pm, at the Ministry for Gozo Exhibition Hall, St Francis Square, Victoria. There is no participation fee for ‘Il-Genju Femminili – Qalb thabbat fis-Socjetà,’ this 90-minute opportunity for reflection, will […]
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The Alfred Mizzi Foundation supports the Malta University Historical Society

Mr Derek Vella on behalf of The Alfred Mizzi Foundation recently presented a sponsorship grant to the Malta University History Society (MUHS). This grant will support the next issue of the MUHS journal Storja, which will be published in 2015. Representing MUHS were committee members Dr Emanuel Buttigieg, Dr Mark Aloisio, Mr Franco Davies, Ms […]
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Power suspensions in Xaghra, Zebbug, Ghajnsielem and Sannat

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 Xaghra, Zebbug, Ghajnsielem and Sannat on Friday, the 23rd of May, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm: Xaghra: DAHLA TA’ GHAJN DAMMA and DAHLA TA’ […]
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FoE Malta welcomes Government’s progress on Climate Change bill

Friends of the Earth Malta today welcomes the announcement by the Government on its intentions to proceed with the process to introduce a climate change bill. “We believe that this is the way forward to make sure that the current, and subsequent, governments are committed to act on the pressing issue of climate change.” FoE […]
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88km walked & 448 rubbish bags filled during Gozo Rocks! Clean & Green Hikes

The Gozo Rocks! Clean & Green Hikes, organised by Louis Debattista of the Gozo Greyhounds, are still going strong. He said that it is 16 weeks, since they first started the hikes, which take place every Sunday, if it’s not raining. “448 bags have been collected so far, along with heavy items that don’t fit […]
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TTIP discussed in Malta: What is the position of Maltese EP Candidates? – NGOs

In relation to a seminar organised by the US Embassy and the American Chamber of Commerce in Malta, Leftist NGOs asked Maltese MEP candidates to state whether they disapprove of the TTIP process. Zminijietna – Voice of the Left, Alliance against Poverty, General Workers’ Union Youths, Moviment Graffitti and Association of Federative Socialists said that […]
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Erasmus+ Programme launched: Education, Training, Youth and Sport

The European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA), the National Agency responsible for the management of EU educational funds in Malta, on behalf of the European Commission, has officially launched the Erasmus+ Programme which is the EU funding programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport for 2014 – 2020. With a budget of €14.7 billion for 7 […]
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Gozitan farmers contributed 7.2% of total supply of fresh fruit & veg in Q1

In the first quarter, the volume of fresh fruit and vegetables in Malta and Gozo increased by 2.3 per cent, whereas the wholesale value declined by 7.5 per cent when compared to the corresponding quarter last year. The data from the National Statistics Office show that Gozitan farmers contributed 0.7 million kilogrammes of fresh fruit […]
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Alfred Sant reacts to Opposition Leader’s remarks about Gozo funding

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant said in a statement today that “due to the inattention of the previous administration, Gozo had failed to be accepted as a region by the EU while also losing out on the annual disbursement of EU funds to finance projects in Gozo.” He added, “the practice had been that of […]
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