Santa Luċija open space development threatens residents' quality of life - ADPD
The Greens say that the proposed block would undermine the locality's characteristics and its way of life
Garden of Eden: fate of illegal carpark linked to bungalows
ERA and case officer had insisted 4,900sq.m car park be restored back to garigue irrespective of pending application to replace the wedding hall with 12 bungalows
Poacher arrested with 136 live protected birds in Għaxaq

Illegal bird trapping: CABS and police raid illegal trapping operation in...

Illegal bird trapping: CABS and police raid illegal...

Demolition of Fleur De Lys townhouses ‘unacceptable’ for heritage watchdog

Reacting to a proposed demolition of townhouses to make way for five-storey developments along Triq Fleur de Lys, heritage watchdog insists streetscape is...

Reacting to a proposed demolition of townhouses to make way...

The dirty holiday: Valletta cruise liners still depending on Heavy Fuel Oil

Cruise liners calling at Valletta’s Grand Harbour ranked for their environmental pollution, still not doing enough to lessen their environmental impact

Cruise liners calling at Valletta’s Grand Harbour...

Qawra Point made nature reserve in bid to ban illegal hunting

Qawra Point is a small islet is very well placed for migratory birds to find...

Qawra Point is a small islet is very well placed for...

Qala local council appeals Joseph Portelli's ODZ swimming pools in Qala

Mayor Paul Buttigieg says the Planning Commission approved ODZ development despite ERA's objections

Mayor Paul Buttigieg says the Planning Commission approved...

PA uncomfortable with dismantling Marsaxlokk tower in absence of alternative site for relocation

PA postpones decision on dismantling of Marsaxlokk barumbara after chair expresses discomfort that alternative site has not yet been identified

PA postpones decision on dismantling of Marsaxlokk...

Hotelier persists with plans to knock down Palazzina Vincenti in St Julian’s

Plans submitted last week still envisage the demolition of the austere modernist building and its replacement by a 14-storey hotel despite PA’ emergency...

Plans submitted last week still envisage the demolition of...

Marsaxlokk historical barumbara could make way for new road

​A case officer is recommending the approval of the dismantling and...

​A case officer is recommending the approval of the...

Developers pay €7,000 ‘heritage gain’ not to re-use old Fgura stone

​A ‘heritage gain’ of €7,000 will allow developers to scupper the obligation of reutilising the stone corbels of an old farmhouse in Fgura,...

​A ‘heritage gain’ of €7,000 will allow...

Rabat Saqqajja hotel permit revoked

The planning appeals tribunal has revoked the permit for a proposed hotel on Saqqajja Hill after project was approved before geological studies were done...

The planning appeals tribunal has revoked the permit for a...

Interesting, controversial and vague: how Malta plans to go green

From switched-off buildings to crowdfunded open spaces: James...

From switched-off buildings to crowdfunded open...

Five-storey building will mar Santa Lucija’s low-lying streetscapes

Residents brace themselves for fight against proposed development that will...

Residents brace themselves for fight against proposed...

Superintendence clears way for Stivala hotel overlooking Villa Bonici gardens

Photomontages of an 11-storey hotel overlooking the scheduled Villa Bonici gardens impress Superintendence for Cultural Heritage

Photomontages of an 11-storey hotel overlooking the...

Robert Abela applies to rebuild Żejtun ODZ villa

The plans foresee the construction of a replacement villa with a basement...

The plans foresee the construction of a replacement villa...

Superintendence drops objection to hotel and cabanas in historical garden

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage has dropped its objections to a new three-storey extension to an existing Palazzo, a swimming pool and 13 cabanas in...

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage has dropped its...

ERA approves doubling of Mellieha Bay hotel

The Environment and Resouces Authority is recommending a ‘no...

The Environment and Resouces Authority is recommending a...

Mizzi Estates apply to rebuild derelict Mellieha hotel on protected site

The former Festival Hotel nuzzled on the hillside below the Red Tower in Mellieha could be rebuilt with owners submitting plans for a new hotel in the...

The former Festival Hotel nuzzled on the hillside below the...

Sannat gets more flats after Portelli-linked application gets go ahead

Sannat block linked to Joseph Portelli gets planning green light in another case of ‘salami slicing’

Sannat block linked to Joseph Portelli gets planning green...