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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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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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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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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[Watch] Wayne Flask on courtroom victory against DB Group

"Huwa aktar minn pass pożittiv; din hija rebħa kbira għar-residenti ta’ Pembroke, Swieqi, San Ġiljan u żoni fil-qrib li ġġieldu anke huma flimkien magħna u NGOs oħrajn, Dr Bonello u l-Perit Cassar, kontra proġett li huwa frankament mostruż li se jidfen raħal sħiħ taħtu, fid-dlam, għal ħafna...

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DB permit revocation - the people can make a difference

Residents, NGOs and three Local Councils welcome the positive news that the permit for the abusive speculation at St George's Bay by DB Group on the site of the former ITS building has been revoked by the Court of Appeal, in response to a legal challenge filed by them. The Court of Appeal...

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[WATCH] Thank you for your heartwarming energy during yesterday’s protest

We wanted to say thankyou this morning, but then came the news of the courtroom victory in relation to the Pembroke development to add to our list of satisfactions for these two days: further proof that united without partisan political divisions, we can achieve great things. We thank you for...

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[WATCH] Andre Callus on the building industry

"Ejja nifhmu li r-responsabbiltà hi li l-iżviluppaturi f’Malta tul dawn l-aħħar snin akkumulaw bil-flus li għandhom poter kbir u qed jaħsbu li jistgħu jagħmlu li jridu. Din hija r-raġuni prinċipali għaliex qegħdin hawn. U qegħdin jaħsbu li jistgħu jagħmlu li jridu għax l-awtoritajiet ħallewhom."

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