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  • Occupational health and safety seminar

    Occupational health and safety seminar

    The Gozo Business Chamber and the German Embassy organised a seminar on ‘how to instigate culture change in occupational health and safety – a German perspective’ at the University Gozo Campus, Xewkija. Opening the seminar, chamber president...

  • WTO secretary-general visits Gozo

    WTO secretary-general visits Gozo

    The secretary-general of the World Tourism Organisation, Zurab Pololikashvili, visited Gozo. Mr Pololikashvili, accompanied by Regional Europe Programme Officer Peter Janech, was welcomed at Mġarr Ferry Terminal by GTA chairman Paul Scicluna and...

  • Day of the Girl

    Day of the Girl

    International Day of the Girl was marked at Sir M.A. Refalo Sixth Form in Victoria. The event was attended by Sixth Form and Barts Medical School students and staff. President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca (pictured), Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana...

  • Youths emulate St Francis

    Youths attending the Franciscan church in Għajnsielem gave a dance performance highlighting the beauty of nature and how best we can take care of the environment as St Francis of Assisi did in his everyday life. The message was ‘I Will Follow Him’.

  • New book on the people who built Ġgantija

    New book on the people who built Ġgantija

    Għajnsielem author Revel Barker signed copies of his latest book, The First Gozitans (and Ġgantija), at the Harbour Craft studio in Xagħra. According to the author, the people who built the world-famous monuments are deserving of just as much...

  • Scrooge! to be staged at Don Bosco Oratory

    Scrooge! to be staged at Don Bosco Oratory

    Scrooge! by Leslie Bricusse is being staged at the Don Bosco Oratory Theatre in Victoria next month. The musical, under licence from Samuel French of London, is being produced jointly by the Don Bosco Oratory and Chorus Urbanus Productions. The...

  • Special commendation awards for Gozo projects

    Special commendation awards for Gozo projects

    For the third consecutive year, Gozo featured in the Malta Architect Awards organised by the Planning Authority and the iMNG group. Two special commendation awards in the Public Open Spaces category were awarded to architect Edward Scerri for the...

  • For your diary - October 21, 2018

    • The Arka Foundation (Gozo) fundraising car boot sale is being held at the main car park in Marsalforn today from 7am. A €10 donation per car space is payable on the day. • A joint concert, entitled ‘Sound Bridges’, by the Gozo Youth Orchestra...

  • New night shelter for the elderly in Xagħra

    New night shelter for the elderly in Xagħra

    A night shelter, which will provide a service for the elderly in the community, was inaugurated at the Ċentru Ġesù Nazzarenu in Xaghra. The shelter project, the brainchild of Fr Anton Refalo Rapa, has been described as a monument of love, as it...

  • Defibrillators presented to schools

    Defibrillators presented to schools

    The Gozo CCU Foundation presented 15 automated external defibrillators to schools in Gozo. Foundation chairman Dame Carmen Bellamy said all schools in Gozo now have this equipment to help save lives. Training to staff and students will be...

  • Band gears up for Puttinu

    Band gears up for Puttinu

    Cash and Band raised €550 in aid of Puttinu Cares during a performance at Savina Square, Victoria. The group played covers by Pink Floyd, U2, Guns and Roses and others.

  • Nadur man wins Oasi Cup Run

    Nadur man wins Oasi Cup Run

    The fifth edition of the Oasi Cup Run, organised by the Oasi Foundation, was held last Sunday. The winner of the 10km run was Charlton Debono of Nadur. The aim of the event was to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle in keeping people away...

  • Blessing of animals

    Blessing of animals

    The feast St Francis of Assisi was celebrated at the Franciscan church in Victoria. After Mass, Fr Guardian Joe Xerri blessed animals and children’s pets on the church parvis. Mementos were also handed out to the participants by Fr Xerri.

  • For your diary - October 14, 2018

    • The Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo are organising a charity sale at the private road between Gozo Colleges off Fortunato Mizzi Street, today from 7.30am to 1pm. The cost is €10 per car space. One can pay on the day. • To mark the fifth...

  • Siġġiewi altar boys at Ta’ Pinu pilgrimage

    Siġġiewi altar boys at Ta’ Pinu pilgrimage

    Altar boys serving at St Nicholas parish church, Siġġiewi, recently took part in a spiritual pilgrimage to Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary where they prayed in front of the new  mosaics featuring representations of the 20 mysteries of the rosary. The altar...

  • Catechists attend Mass, meeting

    Catechists attend Mass, meeting

    Catechists, including members of the Society of Christian Doctrine (MUSEUM), serving 15 Gozitan parishes, attended Mass led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary to mark the opening of a new catechetical and pastoral year.

  • The future of farming in Gozo

    The future of farming in Gozo

    As part of the Citizens’ Consultations series themed Għid Tiegħek Dwar l-Ewropa, Meusac organised a public consultation on the future of farming in Gozo at the Gozo Campus of the University of Malta, Mġarr Road, Xewkija. The meeting tackled...

  • Gozo tourism, NGOs’ associations on how to optimise synergies

    Gozo tourism, NGOs’ associations on how to optimise synergies

    On the occasion of World Tourism Day, the Gozo Tourism Association, together with the Gozo NGOs’ Association, organised a half day conference at the Grand Hotel, Mġarr. The conference, entitled ‘Optimising the synergies within the tourism and...

  • Activities mark car free day

    Activities mark car free day

    A number of initiatives and activities were held at St Francis Square, Victoria, to mark car free day/European mobility week. Some of the activities were organised by the Gozo Sports Board with the participation of children.

  • Refurbished Victoria playing field inaugurated

    Refurbished Victoria playing field inaugurated

    The Victoria Playing Field, which underwent a major overhaul with a capital injection of over €600,000, was officially opened by Victoria mayor Samuel Azzopardi. To mark the occasion, the council organised a weekend of activities for children,...