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GALLERY: A picture is worth a thousand words

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EVENTS: Buleben informative walk

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In relatively warm weather with light overcast sky, Wirt iż-Żejtun held its planned walk to Buleben which was very well attended. All started from the parvis of the Żejtun Parish Church at 9:30 with the group walking through St Catherine … Continue reading

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ARCHAEOLOGY: Punic Tombs? Not only

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Archaeology is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture and not just the excavation of tombs and old structures.  There are very important archaeological sites in which not a single structure exist, but the material deposited … Continue reading

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NEWS: Possible discovery of a lost medieval church

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The research being carried out by Wirt iż-Żejtun on the Buleben Feudal Estate, with the assistance of a number of voluntary experts in different fields is yielding very positive results and unfolding the cultural and natural assets of this area … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENT: The fauna and its habitat at Buleben

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The renown nature photographer Guido Bonnet has sent us some beautiful photographs of fauna which is usually found in habitats identical to that in the rural area of Buleben. Running clockwise from top left corner: Żrinġ – living in humid … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENT: “Land of high-grade agricultural value”

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“On the basis of an initial agricultural assessment carried out by the Department of Agriculture, the designated industrial land has been identified as being land of high-grade agricultural value.” This was reported in the preamble to policy SMZN 02 in … Continue reading

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ARCHITECTURE: Vernacular Buildings at Buleben

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Most often we consider iconic buildings to  form the essence of our architectural heritage and we fail to give any value to our vernacular buildings. These range from what we consider the common domestic buildings in our towns and villages … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENT: Maquis Habitat

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Maquis or Makkja in Maltese is the terrestrial habitat following the garigue.  It is characterised by an evergreen shrub community, with shrubs reaching a height ranging from one to three metres.  Among the trees found in local maquis there are the … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENT: The Timeline of Bulebel Industrial Estate

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(LONG READ) A lot is being said about Bulebel Industrial Estate, however it is worth putting in black and white the development timeline of this industrial area on the island. Following Independence, the Maltese government, through the assistance of the … Continue reading

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SIGN OUR PETITION

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SAFEGUARDING THE AIR OUR CHILDREN BREATHE NO to further development beyond the area already built in Bulebel We, the undersigned, are hereby objecting to all development already planned and/or proposed beyond the area already built within the Industrial Zone in … Continue reading

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ARCHITECTURE: Grand Master Perellos Estate

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Two weeks ago we had revealed the discovery of a building which was built by Grand Master Perellos (1697-1720) in the Buleben Feudal Estate.  Since then we carried out further research and more people came up with further information about … Continue reading

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