Four turtles released back into the sea off Malta

Waving their flippers at the crowds as they are carried to the sea, this is the moment four turtles were released back into the wild off Malta. They made a dash for the waves after being nursed back to health by Nature Trust – FEE Malta, the charity supported by Prince Charles and 89.7 Bay. […]

WATCH: Shocking video shows huge waves battering Marsalforn

This is the terrifying moment when a giant wave slammed into the seafront at one of Gozo’s most popular holiday resorts. Marsalforn took a hammering from the angry sea on Saturday as gale-force winds of up to 103 km/h swept across the Maltese Islands. The incredible power of Mother Nature in Marsalforn Bay was captured […]

Gozo ferries battle giant waves and gale-force winds

If you’re going to Gozo this weekend, expect delays at Cirkewwa. That’s the advice from Gozo Channel as the company’s ferries battle giant waves and gale-force winds. Strong winds on Saturday morning forced the company to re-route its ferries around Comino, adding at least 30 minutes to the normal 25-minute crossing between Cirkewwa and Mgarr. […]

Gozo’s fourth ferry is back in action after upgrade

Gozo Channel’s fourth ferry is back in action after a major upgrade. The MV Nikolaus returned to service on Monday morning after spending nearly a month abroad for a re-fit. New side doors have been installed on the ship to allow foot passengers to board directly from the terminals at Cirkewwa and Mgarr rather than […]

WATCH: Incredible light display brings Christmas to Gozo

These extraordinary pictures show Victoria’s town hall lit up by a stunning 3D light show to celebrate the start of the Christmas season in Gozo. The island kicked off its festive celebrations in style at the weekend with a special show in Independence Square. Thousands flocked to the centre of Victoria to watch the Christmas […]

It’s 1000 days since Gozo’s famous Azure Window collapsed

Today marks 1000 days since the loss of one of the most famous landmarks in the Maltese Islands. The Azure Window in Gozo crashed into the sea during a severe storm on March 8, 2017. The iconic landmark was world famous and featured in the first series of the HBO series Game of Thrones as […]

Malta’s arts festival for children attracts record crowds

Malta’s international arts festival for children has been hailed a success. The ninth edition of ZiguZajg attracted a record 21,000 visitors during its 10 day run. More than 8,500 of them were pupils from 45 different schools across Malta and Gozo. Festival director Daniel Azzopardi said he was delighted by the positive reaction to the […]

Christmas celebrations kick-off this weekend in Gozo

The festive season gets well and truly underway this weekend in Gozo. Christmas decorations and lights have already started springing up across the island, signalling the start of everybody’s favourite time of the year. Gozo’s spectacular festive celebrations will be launched on Saturday evening with the switching on of the Christmas lights in the heart […]

Gozo Channel announces changes after ferry crash

Gozo Channel has been forced to make changes to its timetable after a ferry crashed into a jetty at Mgarr Harbour. The company said the MV Malita ‘suffered some damage’ in the accident on Monday afternoon. No-one was injured however the ferry could be out of action for several days while repairs are carried out. […]

Gozo ferry damaged after crashing into jetty at Mgarr

An investigation has been launched after one of the Gozo ferries crashed into a quay during stormy weather. Gozo Channel told 89.7 Bay that the MV Malita suffered damage when it hit the jetty as it arrived in Mgarr Harbour on Monday. The ship, which can carry 900 passengers and nearly 140 cars, has been taken […]

Liam, 8, swims from Comino to Gozo for a great cause

A brave schoolboy has become the youngest person to swim from Comino to Gozo. Liam Daly, 8, began the epic challenge on Friday morning and finished in less than an hour despite strong currents between the two islands. He completed the two kilometre distance between Comino and Hondoq Bay in Qala in just 51 minutes. […]

Bad weather cancels outdoor rock concert in Gozo

An outdoor rock concert has been postponed in Gozo because of bad weather. The event, which was scheduled for Saturday night in Xaghra, will now be held on Saturday 7 December at 8.30pm. Organisers said weather forecasts warning of very strong winds this weekend forced them to move the date of the concert. The Hill […]

Emergency work to repair yet another Gozo road

Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana has ordered emergency work to repair two roads in danger of collapsing. Shocking photos shared on social media show large cracks have appeared in Kenuna Street in Nadur, near the Kenuna Tower. The photos were posted on the It-Toroq f’Ghawdex Facebook page, with many residents calling for urgent repairs before the road […]

Gozo just got smaller! Cliff collapses during storm

People have been urged to stay away from a section of the idyllic Gozo coast after a rockfall. Gale-force winds and heavy rain been blamed for causing the collapse at Xatt l-Ahmar. Overlooked by Fort Chambray, the bay is popular with swimmers and boat owners, especially in the summer months. Ghajnsielem’s mayor Kevin Cauchi urged […]

Stormy weather damages Malta to Gozo water main

Gale-force winds and ferocious waves have hit the Malta to Gozo water main. The Water Services Corporation confirmed that the stormy weather had damaged the underwater pipe halfway between Marfa and Comino. A spokesman said: ‘Despite the damage, the corporation will ensure that until the necessary repairs are done, the water supply in Gozo will be […]

Wall collapses as gale-force winds hit Malta and Gozo

A retaining wall has collapsed in Gozo as heavy rain and gale-force winds sweep across the Maltese Islands. Part of Madonna of Fatima Street in Nadur caved in following the stormy weather on Monday night. No-one was injured. Nadur mayor Edward Said thanked the Gozo Ministry for immediately dealing with the situation. Effett tal-maltemp qawwi […]