Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Lessons in Maltese & English for Primary Level Students - Sliema Local Council

 Lessons in Maltese and English Reading and Writing for Primary Level Students (both Maltese and foreigners).

  • Each course is made up of 5 two hour lessons.
  • Emphasis will be given to both reading and writing in both languages.
  • Pupils will be put in groups according to their age.
  • The lessons will be held every Friday at 8.30 am at Sliema Local Council or Sliema Primary School.
  • Qualified and experienced teachers.
  • Handouts will be provided for free.
  • Children who attend Summer School will be taken from their classes by the teachers and taken back to class by said teachers.
  • The lessons will be held on  14th, 21st, 28th July ,4th, 11th August
  • The course fee is €20 per child                                                                                                                                       
Anyone interested in sending his child is kindly requested to fill in the form below and submit it together with the payment at the Sliema Local Council by not later than Friday 30th June.

Name of Student _______________________
School __________________________
Academic year the student has just finished _________________

Mobile number of a parent or guardian of the student ___________

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Electric scooters for elderly persons in Sliema

Elderly residents with mobility problems in Sliema will have the opportunity to drive electric scooters to do their chores as part of a pilot project by NGOs which will commence in June. 

This is a very good example of community empowement through a public-private partnership involving volunteers, NGOs, Local Council, Government and business.

Times of Malta coverage of this can be read here

Skills space for persons with disability opens in Sliema

A skills space for persons with disability has opened in Sliema. It is run by Agenzija Sapport and is situated near Nazzarenu Church.

Read Times of Malta coverage of this here and here.

Sliema Arts Festival cancelled due to late issue of Government call

The Sliema Local Council has cancelled this year's edition of the Sliema Arts Festival as the Cultural Fund for Local Government events and activities was being issued too late.

Read Times of Malta coverage on this here.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Amend Constitution to make local councils more effective, says EU body

Times of Malta reports that according to the EU Chamber of Local Authorities, Malta still faces numerous challenges in the context of conformity with the provisions of the European Charter of Local Self-Government.

You can read more on this here.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Recycling of clothes, shoes, bedsheets, curtains and soft toys

A facility has been created at the Bring in Site in Qui si Sana (just before the tunnels) for the recycling of Clothes, Shoes, Soft Toys, Bedsheets & Curtains).

All clothes and materials are sorted, and those considered to be in good condition are given as charity.

Please make use of this bin appropriately.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

No consultation over relaxation of traffic contraventions

Measure sends message enforcement 'not taken seriously'

Read the Times of Malta article on the lack of consultation over relaxation of traffic contraventions here.