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Parliamentary Secretary announces new pavilion for Hibs Basketball Club

Jan 21 2021 Share

Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Sports and Voluntary Organisations Clifton Grima has just announced that the 1,338 square metres of land in the Kordin Industrial Zone will be passed on to the Hibernians Basketball Club to be developed into a new basketball pavilion.

Grima revealed that after years of waiting, the land will be converted into a new pavilion, providing well-deserved ancillary services to the Hibernians Basketball Club as part of the government’s investment in sports culture.

Hibernians Basketball Club se jkollhom padiljun iddedikat għal Basketball wara ħidma sfieqa 🏀Il-Gvern permezz ta’…

Posted by Clifton Grima on Thursday, 21 January 2021

SportMalta chairman Dr Luciano Busuttil stated that more clubs and associations need to take similar initiatives and challenges so that clubs become more autonomous and develop their sports education and community.

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It’s official. Glastonbury Festival 2021 is cancelled.

Jan 21 2021 Share

After unconfirmed rumours of the festivals cancellation in the past weeks, Glastonbury Festival have released an official statement that the 2021 edition will not take place.

The statement highlights that despite their best efforts, it is not possible for the festival to happen, expressing the management’s sorrow in letting down the public.

With great regret, we must announce that this year’s Glastonbury Festival will not take place, and that this will be…

Posted by Glastonbury Festivals on Thursday, 21 January 2021

They went on to announce the possibility of rolling on buyers’ £50 deposit for 2022 and thanked everyone for supporting the festival, ‘looking forward to better times ahead’.

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Here are the Trump decisions that Joe Biden has reversed on day one

Jan 21 2021 Share

It looks like President Joe Biden has hit the ground running on his first day in office as he signed a number of executive orders which reverse decisions made during the Trump Administration.

Amongst the many executive orders that the president-elect has signed, one of the primary ones being the rejoining of the Paris Climate Agreement and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Biden also called signed for mask-wearing and social distancing on all federal property, halted construction on the US Border Wall, removal of the Muslim travel ban and many more ground-breaking decisions on his inauguration day.

Whatever the future may hold for the United States, only time will tell, but it looks like citizens are in for a more forward-thinking, inclusive future.

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Buses in London converted into patient transport service amid COVID struggles

Jan 21 2021 Share

Amid the current COVID-19 struggles going on in England, the National Health Service (NHS) have converted two London buses into ambulances to transport patients.

Single-decker buses have been stripped of their seats to carry more patients in an attempt to relieve ambulances and hospitals from their intense pressure with doctors, nurses,  medical staff and volunteers to contribute to the cause.

The vehicles were loaned from bus company Go-Ahead and have been equipped with medical equipment such as infusion pumps, monitors and the sort to observe patients in their trips to and from homes and hospitals.

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