News

24 May

LAUNCH OF ‘SCIUTO TOWER AND WALKS IN QRENDI’ PUBLICATION

‘Sciuto Tower and Walks in Qrendi’ is a new publication published by Din l-Art Ħelwa in collaboration with the Qrendi Local Council thanks to funding from the Gal Xlokk Local Action Group through its Rural Development Programme for Malta. The tower has been recently restored by Din l-Art Ħelwa with the support of the Malta Airport Foundation.  The book, written by...

18 Apr

INTO PLACES

    DIN L-ART ĦELWA LAUNCHES ‘INTO PLACES’ RECIPROCAL MEMBERSHIP SCHEME On the occasion of World Heritage Day, 18 April, Din l-Art Ħelwa will join the International National Trusts Organisation to launch a world-wide reciprocal visiting scheme. Under this scheme, 32 National Trusts in 24 countries will...

06 Mar

9 key environmental demands – Election 2022

  To all 2022 General Election candidates and all political parties As a united front of environmental NGOs active in protecting the quality of life of all residents of the Maltese Islands, we address you today with 9 Key Environmental Demands, which need to be addressed...

03 Mar

NGOS APPEAL AGAINST MONSTROUS DEVELOPMENT IN BIRZEBBUGIA

NGOS APPEAL AGAINST MONSTROUS DEVELOPMENT IN BIRZEBBUGIA Din l-Art Ħelwa and The Archaeological Society Malta have filed an appeal to overturn the Planning Authority’s approval of 161 apartments in the Il-Girgħien area of Birżebbuġa which will result in the total development of the 4,000 sq metre site despite the...

01 Mar

Planning Authority and Portelli threaten Sannat

Joint Press Statement 28.02.2022 [MT version and picture below]   Planning Authority and Portelli threaten Sannat   An application (PA/02087/21) which will add 73 apartments to create a monstrous 125-unit complex in Sannat will be heard for the second time by...

27 Feb

MELITA FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT SALVAGE OPERATION OF  THE AUSTRALIAN BUNGALOW

The Melita Foundation will be supporting Din l-Art Ħelwa’s project to salvage and restore the Australian Bungalow, a wooden building typical of many areas of Australia which is currently located in Ghammieri.  This unique construction was sent to Malta from Australia in the 1920s to assist prospective migrants familiarise themselves with their future environment and to...