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NGOs Slam Application for Stables On Land Owned By Joseph Portelli’s Company Near Ta’ Ċenċ Cliffs

Four NGOs have written to the chair of the Planning Authority, Planning Commission and Environment and Resources Authority after a planning application (PA/07996/21) for stables next to a protected area near Ta’ Ċenċ Cliffs was recommended for approval without taking into consideration the land ownership and use of stables. The NGOs who wrote and signed … Continued

Controversial ODZ Application For Hotel And Bungalows In Dingli Withdrawn

The application for the controversial development of a hotel and bungalows on land outside the development zone (ODZ) in Dingli has just been withdrawn by the applicant. The board was due to vote on the application, which had been recommended for approval by the case officer, during a meeting last November, however, the application has … Continued

Major Developers Bid For ‘Beekeeping’ Lease On Pristine Protected Mellieħa Land

Major construction developers have submitted bids for a Lands Authority sanctioned lease to take over a pristine piece of land on a Mellieħa cliff-edge for supposed ‘beekeeping’ purposes.  Documents acquired by Lovin Malta shows that Paul Attard, a major shareholder in GAP, one of the country’s biggest developers, along with his wife, Lorraine, are one … Continued

Petition Filed To Stop Beekeeping Proposal On Pristine Mellieħa Cliff Edge Residents Say Is Smokescreen For Development

A parliamentary petition has been filed to halt plans to stop the Lands Authority from selling off a pristine piece of protected land in Mellieħa through a private lease under the guise of beekeeping, which residents say is a smokescreen for development in the area.  Opposition Whip Robert Cutajar, an MP elected off the district, … Continued

Beekeeping Proposal On Pristine Mellieħa Cliff Edge Is Smokescreen For Development, Residents Warn In Legal Letter

Residents of Mellieħa are raising alarm in a legal letter to the government that a pristine piece of protected land being sold off in a private lease under the guise of beekeeping is a smokescreen for development in the highly-valued area The plot, which lies along the cliff edge of Triq L-Gherien and overlooks stunning … Continued

Illegal Works On Balluta Building Continue Despite Stop Notice, St Julian’s Mayor Warns

A stop notice on illegal works in Balluta seems to have fallen on deaf ears with St Julian’s Mayor Albert Buttigieg raising the alarm over the continued construction of a development at the former Barracuda restaurant.  The Planning Authority issued the stop notice on Monday and said that it would continue monitoring the site for … Continued