News

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...

16 Feb

WHY GOZO NEEDS A ‘REAL’ NATURE PARK

  The Heritage Parks Federation, on behalf of Din l-Art Ħelwa Għawdex, is calling on the government to set up the first nature park in Gozo. The Federation has been constructively discussing with the Gozo Regional Development Agency and the Environment and Resources Agency (ERA) about the possibility to create such a nature park based at Ta’...

21 Jan

DWEJRA TOWER TO GET MAJOR FACELIFT

The scenic Dwejra Tower in Gozo, held in guardianship by Din l-Art Helwa, is to undergo a major restoration as part of the ‘The Northern Coastal Watch’ project, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund Operational Programme 2014 – 2020 and the Malta Tourism Authority.  Din l-Art Helwa regrets the tower will be closed...

14 Dec

COURT RULES IN FAVOUR OF DLĦ IN THREE SEPARATE CASES

Last week the Court of Appeal ruled in Din l-Art Helwa’s favour in three separate cases concerning developments in Birżebbuġa, l-Iklin and Ħamrun.   Din l-Art Ħelwa had initially objected to the three separate proposed developments, then followed through with proceedings in front of the Environment and Planning review Tribunal and continued in...