Superintendence wants height reduction for Naxxar 10-storey development
Superintendence for Cultural Heritage says 10-storey Naxxar project would 'challenge the scenic significance of the parish churches of Mosta and Naxxar'
ODZ buildings turned residence rejected permit
In its assessment, the Tribunal held that it was not convinced that the residence was legally established, adding that a planning application is required to ‘divide a...
Witness the spectacle of Malta’s shearwater birds up close and at sea

A nature spectacle not to be missed: BirdLife Malta’s annual shearwater boat trips are set to take place again

A nature spectacle not to be missed: BirdLife Malta’s...

Msida council objects to ‘excessive’ Swatar development plans

In a first shot from the opposition to the massive construction project, the...

In a first shot from the opposition to the massive...

Din l-Art Helwa objects to Floriana Ferris wheel it says will ruin Valletta skyline

The NGO said the 45-metre wheel would dwarf the Grade 1 scheduled St Publius Church and ‘mar the historic approaches to Valletta and Floriana’

The NGO said the 45-metre wheel would dwarf the Grade 1...

Moviment Graffitti appeals PA’s approval of massive Burmarrad ODZ fuel station

‘Outrageous’ PA decision grants permit to tiny fuel pump of 2sqm to be relocated to 3,700sqm of agricultural land in Burmarrad

‘Outrageous’ PA decision grants permit to tiny...

Villa Leoni hotel set for refusal, but garden lacks protection

Despite the Planning Authority giving legal protection to the Villa Leoni home...

Despite the Planning Authority giving legal protection to...

Excavations under Times building could pose threat to Auberge de Castille

Extensive rock cutting for apartment block would be ‘unacceptable threat’ to Auberge de Castille

Extensive rock cutting for apartment block would be...

ODZ residence application rejected

The Tribunal said that the appellant had not managed to convince it that the residential use had been 'visible' in the 1978 records

The Tribunal said that the appellant had not managed to...

[WATCH] Plastic fruit and veg packaging can’t be reduced till contract expires, Herrera tells students

The Environment Minister told students during a Q&A that government would be looking to find a new way of packaging fruit and veg in school once the...

The Environment Minister told students during a Q&A...

Smart bin revolution led to people doubling the amount of plastic they trash

In just five months, the equivalent of 3.1 million plastic bottles was collected in 40 villages

In just five months, the equivalent of 3.1 million plastic...

Two out of every three Maltese believe roads and big projects are a threat to the environment

Infrastructural work poses increased threat to environment, EU survey shows

Infrastructural work poses increased threat to environment,...

Heritage watchdog ‘surprised’ fuel stations still considered despite policy review

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage expressed 'apprehension' at such a development, insisting that the planning, management and protection of...

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage expressed...

Fino high-rise offices for 8,000 workers to create new housing demand

Mriehel tower blocks will rise to 18 and 19 storeys in six-tower project

Mriehel tower blocks will rise to 18 and 19 storeys in...

ERA: Clear evidence widened roads rapidly fill with induced traffic

Negative impacts of Central Link project ‘of significant concern’...

Negative impacts of Central Link project ‘of...

Get caught drinking from the tap: why better taste is the next step in Malta’s water revolution

Malta’s tap water often gets a bad rep for its quality of taste. But a project to improve its taste is behind a drive to make consumers choose this...

Malta’s tap water often gets a bad rep for its...

When permission is requested on site with illegalities

The Commission turned down the said application of an agricultural field...

The Commission turned down the said application of an...

Largest Maltese fig trees threatened by Rabat promenade

The erection of a promenade along Triq Tat-Tarbija and Triq Għeriexem just...

The erection of a promenade along Triq Tat-Tarbija and Triq...

Objections mounting in Naxxar fight-back over nine-storey project

113-apartment block on Trade Fair grounds will have major impact on views from...

113-apartment block on Trade Fair grounds will have major...

‘Less poop, more trees’ – children turn walking into an urban exploration

The Birkirkara school children taking part in the ongoing ‘Nimxu Mixja’ project have taken a definitive stand in favour of a better urban...

The Birkirkara school children taking part in the ongoing...