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11 Year Old Girl At Risk Of Dying After Being Hit By Car

11 Year Old Girl At Risk Of Dying After Being Hit By Car
Apr 29 2024 Share

This morning, at around 0700hrs, police were informed of a traffic accident which took place in Triq Fisher, l-Imġarr.

Police officials and an emergency doctor gave first assistance to a 11 year old girl, who, according to preliminary investigations, was reportedly hit by a Peugeot 308 driven by a 55 year old man resident of St Paul’s Bay.

A medical team arrived on site and gave further assistance, transporting the girl to Mater Dei Hospital. The girl was certified as having suffered serious injuries.

The driver was also taken to Mater Dei Hospital for suffering shock. An inquiry has been opened and investigations are still ongoing.

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Public Attends Civil Protection Malta Open Weekend

Public Attends Civil Protection Malta Open Weekend
Apr 29 2024 Share

In an open weekend, Civil Protection Malta invited the public for two days full of activities – giving a glimpse to the audience into the hard work that goes into their service.

With showcases of rescues from crash sites as well as activities for kids, the public were treated to a wide range of displays relating to their work – as well as some live entertainment.

This comes as the CPD welcomes 64 new fire fighters into their ranks. Did you attend the open weekend?

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Labour & Nationalist Parties Launch Official Campaigns For June

Labour & Nationalist Parties Launch Official Campaigns For June
Apr 29 2024 Share

The Labour Party and the Nationalist Party have officially launched their campaigns for the European Parliament and Local Council elections this June.

Prime Minister Robert Abela announced the Labour Party’s campaign with a theme centred around ‘Strength to the Maltese’ (Saħħa lill-Maltin).

On his part, Nationalist Party leader Bernard Grech addressed a political activity at the Pieta headquarters, saying that Malta and Gozo should be represented as best they can at the EU level but also at the local level.

Prime Minister Robert Abela emphasized during the Labour Party General Conference that the upcoming election concerns all citizens. He affirmed that the Labour Party negotiates for Malta’s interests in Brussels, including its neutrality, and highlighted Malta’s economic progress despite challenges like the pandemic and inflation.

Meanwhile, Bernard Grech criticized the government’s lack of direction and accused it of creating problems for the people. He condemned the government’s pardon for fraudsters and highlighted issues faced by families, construction victims, and patients. Grech also discussed the Nationalist Party’s proposals for addressing the cost of living.

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Electric Van To Offer Service For Elderly in Ħal Luqa, Ħal Farruġ

Electric Van To Offer Service For Elderly in Ħal Luqa, Ħal Farruġ
Apr 29 2024 Share

The Minister of Transport, Infrastructure, and Public Works, Chris Bonett, along with the Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government, Alison Zerafa Civelli, joined the Mayor of Ħal Luqa, John Schembri, and a councilor to inaugurate an electric van designed to offer sustainable transportation to elderly residents in Ħal Luqa and Ħal Farruġ.

Transport Malta granted €50,000 to Ħal Luqa Local Council to implement this initiative, as part of the annual European Mobility Week competition aimed at financing permanent sustainable mobility measures.

Minister Bonett commended Ħal Luqa Local Council for its dedication and forward-thinking vision in implementing this initiative, which he believes will greatly benefit the community.

“As we prioritize sustainable mobility solutions, collaboration with local authorities is crucial in building resilient and vibrant communities. Initiatives like this reduce reliance on private vehicles while enhancing independence and social mobility for all community members,” remarked Minister Bonett.

Parliamentary Secretary Zerafa Civelli praised Ħal Luqa Local Council’s commitment to recognizing the benefits of such initiatives for its localities and residents. She stressed that through this electric van grant, the council will improve accessibility and mobility within the locality and its surroundings.

“These services exemplify the importance of local councils implementing projects and initiatives at the heart of communities, enhancing residents’ quality of life,” concluded Parliamentary Secretary Zerafa Civelli.

Mayor John Schembri highlighted the significance of this service to the community and its potential as a model for promoting sustainability in other communities.

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