Malta still refuses to ratify the European convention that could protect its threatened landscapes
18 years later, the Maltese government has still not ratified a revolutionary convention that would oblige it to protect protected heritage buildings, respect the wider...
Eight-storey hotel approved in Mellieha as PA and ERA chairpersons vote against
PA chairman Vince Cassar, ERA chairman Victor Axiak, NGO representative Annick Bonello and Mellieħa mayor John Buttigieg voted against the development which will include an...
Gozo Ferries road to pass right through Chambray woodland

Plans show the proposed road passing right through designated woodland and...

Plans show the proposed road passing right through...

'Law-breaking' St Julian's coastal development given blessing by authorities, AD insists

AD accused the Planning Authority and Lands Authority from shirking their duty of protecting public land from private interest

AD accused the Planning Authority and Lands Authority from...

ERA keeps up opposition to rule-bending fuel stations

The Environment and Resources Authority is continuing to oppose proposed fuel...

The Environment and Resources Authority is continuing to...

Parking area threatens world heritage status of Ta’ Hagrat

The works in question, which were carried out just 60m off Ta' Hagrat, were...

The works in question, which were carried out just 60m off...

Ghadira carpark to be upgraded

Projects Malta is proposing an upgrade of the existing car park on the northern side of Ghadira Bay. The new car park will provide 324 car parking spaces, 5...

Projects Malta is proposing an upgrade of the existing car...

Tribunal confirms Jerma enforcement, excludes full demolition

Developers have been given 30 days to present a method statement on minimising...

Developers have been given 30 days to present a method...

Lidl wants to open supermarket in Zebbug

The supermarket chain is planning a new supermarket and underlying commercial development on the corner between Mdina Road and Attard Road

The supermarket chain is planning a new supermarket and...

Owners of abandoned Mellieha hotel fight demolition order

The ruins of the Festival Hotel is a buffer zone for an Area of Ecological...

The ruins of the Festival Hotel is a buffer zone for...

Villa Degiorgio in Sliema saved from demolition

The Planning Authority has refused an application to demolish and rebuild the...

The Planning Authority has refused an application to...

ERA chair not bound by non-objection to ITS project

ERA non-committal on chairman’s vote after non-objection to PA over ITS...

ERA non-committal on chairman’s vote after...

For the first time, PA set to turn down a high rise

Tomorrow the Planning Authority is set to refuse a high-rise 12-storey...

Tomorrow the Planning Authority is set to refuse a...

Gozo Labour MP Anton Refalo’s hotel in Qala ‘objectionable’ says ERA

Environment and Resources Authority objecting to a hotel proposed by the wife of former Gozo minister Anton Refalo in the Tal-Malvi area of Qala, in Gozo

Environment and Resources Authority objecting to a hotel...

Lidl wants Fgura local plan zoning changed to get supermarket

Lidl wants to designate this area as a 'mixed-use area' and has...

Lidl wants to designate this area as a 'mixed-use...

First ‘electric’ fuel station proposed in Qormi

The Mdina Road site is fallow and does not include agricultural land but is...

The Mdina Road site is fallow and does not include...

Country villas rise from ashes of dilapidated farmsteads

Green light from the PA for a 200sq.m country home to be built instead of...

Green light from the PA for a 200sq.m country home to be...

Six ferry landing terminals to be completed by 2021

Transport Malta intends upgrading three existing ferry landing sites at Sliema,...

Transport Malta intends upgrading three existing ferry...

Curia objects to apartments next to Mosta chapel

The chapel has not garnered protection by the Planning Authority through...

The chapel has not garnered protection by the Planning...

St Julian’s Balluta beach to be extended for summer months

A pilot project will recover over 4,000 cubic metres of sand from the seabed to...

A pilot project will recover over 4,000 cubic metres of...