Central Link approvat

Il-proġett li se jeqred 48,000 metru kwadru ta’ art agrikola, joqtol iktar minn 600 siġra, jiżola 1,200 ruħ u jkeċċi 47 bidwi – filwaqt li ma jsolvi assolutament xejn -għadu kemm għadda mill-Bord tal-Awtorità tal-Ippjanar bi 3 vota kontra u 9 favur. Bħal m’għamel f’tad-db, ir-rappreżentant...

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Jiddeskrivu dak li ġara llum bħala “assurd u krudili”

Koalizzjoni ta’ 20 organizzazzjoni mhux governattiva ddeskriviet dak li ġara llum, fejn għexieren ta’ immigranti instabu jgħixu fi stalel u ġew żgumbrati, bħala “assurd u krudili fuq kull livell.” Il-koalizzjoni, li qed tikkampanja għal tibdil fil-liġijiet tal-kera residenzjali, qalet lil TVM...

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Objections and proposals put forward regarding the Central Link Project should be seriously considered

The Attard Residents Environmental Network and the Bicycle Advocacy Group, together with the hereunder mentioned NGOs would like to appeal once again to the Government of Malta and the Planning Authority so that they seriously consider the objections and proposals being put forward regarding the...

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Having the Layer Cake (and eating it)

The dB Group is trying to cover the financial fallout of its messy "city centre" by lashing out at the taxpayers. The same taxpayers who have already forked out over €10,000 to fly in a PA board member on a private jet to vote in favour of the dB Project. The same taxpayers who will not get to...

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[WATCH] - Authorities uncomfortable enforcing rules against some classes of people

Maltese authorities aren’t comfortable enforcing the rules against particular classes of people, to the detriment of the remainder of society, according to Moviment Graffitti activist Andre Callus. Callus was a guest on current affairs programme Xtra Sajf last week, where he discussed Maltese...

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Residents, Local Councils and NGOs condemn ruse to splice and dice ITS application to evade holistic assessment of huge project

Joint Press Statement 13/07/19 Residents, Local Councils and NGOs condemn ruse to splice and dice ITS application to evade holistic assessment of huge project In view of the db Group’s separate development application for the proposed excavation of the former ITS site (PA/05533/19),...

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Residential Leases Act: The First Step Forward – Instability and Exorbitant Prices Yet To Be Addressed

Joint Press Statement 11/07/2019 A coalition of 20 NGOs active in the social field view the Residential Leases Bill as the first step forward. The NGOs had presented a proposal for rent regulation in February 2018 and reacted to the White Paper on this subject in October...

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The Developers' Dictatorship Flutters Its Wings - In The Law Courts Too!

While MDA chairman/government consultant Sandro Chetcuti was busy announcing the introduction of a contractors' register, a 75-year old lady has seen the courts slap her with an order to clean up the debris of her own house destroyed by a careless developer working nearby (see here:...

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Overwhelming support by the general public to save Dwejra

Over €3,000 collected in less than two days, Environment and Planning Review Tribunal decision will be appealed in Court  The 15 NGOs that united in one effort to save Dwejra from further development have been overwhelmed by the massive support by the general public in the past days....

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Crowdfunding Initiative To Appeal Against Further Development in Dwejra

Dwejra is a Natura2000 site, a Dark Sky Heritage Area, and a designated Special Protection Area under the Wild Birds Directive. The Environment and Planning Review Tribunal (EPRT) recently overturned the Planning Authority’s refusal for further development at this site.  However,...

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02/07/2019 Press Statements

St.Paul’s Bay residents launch petition with demands for a better locality

In light of the numerous issues that residents in the locality of St. Paul's Bay are facing (including Bugibba, Qawra and Xemxija) relating to the ongoing waste disposal problem, as well as problems faced because of construction sites, residents have come together and compiled a petition (see...

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Exempt From Decency

"Architects will be able to use a new template to apply for exemptions from the recently-introduced building regulations." "Architects can file a declaration that the planned works do not fall under the scope of the reform." "A request for the relaxation of parts of the regulations can also...

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Homeless and Humiliated

One of the residents who lost their home in G'Mangia following excavation works next door has spoken to us earlier on today about the atrocious situation she and her family are going through right now. After noticing some valuables have gone missing from what’s left of her house, she filed a...

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Musumeci, l-AvuPerit Gaffa tal-Iżviluppaturi, Jgħaddi minn fuq ir-Residenti.

Ir-regoli l-ġodda mħabbra lbieraħ mill-Ministru Ian Borg huma frott ta’ konsultazzjoni qsajra ta’ ħamest ijiem, rekord nazzjonali ġdid, bl-għan li ma jiġix interrott għal żmien eċċessiv ix-xogħol ta’ skavar u demolizzjoni: inkella tirrabja l-lobby tal-iżviluppaturi. Il-konsultazzjoni injorat...

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A small victory for the environment

At last Tuesday’s protest march, there was a minute’s silence for the seventh victim of fatal accidents on construction sites in the last year and a half. Do you see a correlation between the safety issues concerning residents, and the evident exploitation of (mostly foreign) workers on...

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