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  • Career stories

    Career stories

    Sixty-eight professionals involved in various sectors spoke about their career paths, typical work­ing day and skills required in their respective professions at an activity entitled Career Stories held for students at Bishop’s Conservatory...

  • Coming up

    • A blood donation will be held at Gozo Hospital’s Outpatients Dept today from 8am to 1pm. • The Fiera ta’ l-Għadira will be held at Għadira ta’ San Raflu, Kerċem, today at noon. For details call 2155 1355, 7929 9095. • Zootropolis (U) will be...

  • New HQ for Xagħra scouts

    New HQ for Xagħra scouts

    A farmhouse dating back to the 18th century was inaugurated last Sunday as the new headquarters of the Xagħra Scout Group. The building was renovated over the past four years at a cost of about €90,000, which was met by donations and services in...

  • Plaque for Franciscan friar

    Plaque for Franciscan friar

    A plaque commemorating the centenary of the birth of Franciscan friar Accursius Xerri has been installed in Pjazzetta Patri Akkursju, Victoria, on the initiative of Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria. It was unveiled at the end of a musico-literary soirée...

  • Public consultation on new school

    Public consultation on new school

    A public consultation meeting regarding the building of Victoria’s new primary school was addressed, among others, by Education Minister Evarist Bartolo and Gozo Minister Anton Refalo.

  • €650 for Kenya water project

    €650 for Kenya water project

    A Walk for Water to mark World Water Day raised €650 in donations which will go towards a project to install water pumps in Isiolo, in Meru district, Kenya. The walk was organised by Gozo College Secondary School’s Ekoskola Committee for the sixth...

  • Youths visit Malta

    Youths visit Malta

    A group of youths from Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, spent two days visiting various places in Malta, including the MSSP Oratory in Birkirkara. The group was led by Oratory director Fr Effie Masini.

  • Mcast Gozo campus health and sports day

    Mcast Gozo campus health and sports day

    Students and staff at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Gozo Campus took part in a Health and Sports Day at Għajnsielem FC’s ground, organised by the Gozo Cam­pus and the Mcast Sports Department. Nurses from Gozo General...

  • Upcoming events

    • A charity fair will be held today from 7.30am to 1pm by the Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo in the football ground next to Victoria’s main parking area. Sellers are requested to pay a €10 donation. • A blood donation session will be held...

  • 600 athletes participate in Gozo half marathon

    600 athletes participate in Gozo half marathon

    Over 600 athletes took part in the 41st edition of the Teamsport Gozo Half Marathon last Sunday. Foreign participants came from 32 countries, including other EU member states, the US, Australia, South America and Asia. Steve Chetcuti won the...

  • Enterprising school project

    Enterprising school project

    A Young Entrepreneur Challenge was held at Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School, Victoria, during which groups of students formed companies and gave a service to the school community. The activity was the conclusion of a two-year Erasmusplus and...

  • Singer visits school

    Singer visits school

    On the occasion of World Book Day, singer Federica Falzon (centre) visited Gozo College Primary School, Victoria, and spoke to the pupils about her book Għaziza 2014 during a morning assembly. She also took part in a question and answer session...

  • Nadur youths’ car wash

    Nadur youths’ car wash

    Nadur Teen and Youth Centre held a fundraising car wash last Sunday. The event also gave the older teens an opportunity to practise their leadership skills by having to organise younger members to wash cars as a team.

  • Choir performance

    Choir performance

    Lichfield Cathedral Choir was invited by Għajnsielem local council and the John Paul II Foundation to take part in celebrations marking the 10th anniversary since the erection of the monument in Victoria in memory of the Pope’s visit to Gozo. The...

  • Forthcoming social activities

    • Għaqda Armar Diċembru 13 is holding a sale of local and imported flowers and plants in St Peter and St Paul Square, Nadur, from Friday to next Sunday. • Arka Foundation is holding a fundraising car boot sale today from 7am onwards at...

  • Għar Ilma restored

    Għar Ilma restored

    A system of water canals at Għar Ilma, limits of Kerċem, built in the 1880s by the British to supply water to the aqueduct from Santa Luċija to Victoria, have been restored by the Santa Luċija administrative council. The work was financed by the...

  • Vintage and classic car tour

    Vintage and classic car tour

    Last Sunday a vintage and classic car tour was held in Gozo by the Federazzjoni Maltija Vetturi Antiki. A wide range of vehicles dating from the 1920s to the late 1970s took part in the event. Photo on the left shows Daniel Scicluna and his son...

  • Festabbatini at Ta’ Pinu

    Festabbatini at Ta’ Pinu

    The themes of religious vocations and catechism were addressed at an activity called Festabbatini held by the Gozo diocese last Sunday for altar servers and their families in front of Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary. The event, which included games led by...

  • Upcoming events

    • A charity sale will be held at the football ground near Victoria bus station today from 7.30am to 1pm by Friends of the Sick and Elderly. Sellers pay €10 per car space on the day. For enquiries call 2155 1180. • Kung Fu Panda 3 (U) will be...

  • New San Ġorġ Preca statue

    New San Ġorġ Preca statue

    A life-size bronze statue of San Ġorġ Preca is to be placed in a niche in the facade of St James Church at Independence Square, Victoria, on May 6. The statue, created by Manwel Farrugia from Victoria, was cast at Domus Dei foundry in Rome, and is...

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