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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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NEWS: Zejtun Local Council is objecting to the Buleben Industrial Estate extension

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This evening the Żejtun Local Council held its Annual Meeting in which the public was invited to participate and air its views and suggestions. Following the presentation of the annual performance reports by each councilor reporting on the work done … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENT: Wied iż-Żrinġ

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Wied iż-Żrinġ is part of the valley tributary system which starts from Wied Betta at Ħal Luqa and Bir Miftuħ at Gudja.  These two valley courses join together at Wied Ġarnaw between Santa Luċija, Gudja and Ħal Għaxaq.  The route … Continue reading

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NEWS: Hunting Lodge of Grand Master Perellos discovered at Buleben

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While surveying the area which is being proposed as an extension to the Buleben Industrial Estate, in order to document any features or buildings of cultural heritage significance, Wirt iż-Żejtun has discovered a building which is directly linked to Grand Master … Continue reading

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NEWS: Wirt iż-Żejtun secured funds through VOPS

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Wirt iż-Żejtun has succeeded in securing a €20,000 project from the Voluntary Organisations Projects Scheme, 80% of this amount will be given as grant through this scheme. The project PLAKKASTORJA is aimed at introducing a number of information panels in front … Continue reading

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Honorary Membership to Żejtun Mayor

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During the Annual General Meeting, Ms Maria Dolores Abela, the new Mayor of Żejtun was presented with an Honorary Membership in Wirt iż-Żejtun. Mayor Abela was appointed as Mayor following the loss of  Mr Joe Attard, the previous Mayor. A … Continue reading