Introducing Bay Player: Listening to The Bay Network has Never Been Easier!

You’re not the only one doing some spring cleaning! We have also taken the opportunity to do it ourselves. The new Bay Player is cleaner, fresher, and easier to use! It’s as easy as this: Tap on ‘Listen’. Choose which station you’d like to jam to. Hit the ‘Play’ button. Dance away like nobody’s watching. […]

Disused road in Msida becomes new green area

A disused road in Msida has been transformed into a green area with 460 new indigenous trees. The grove was formed on land previously occupied by a slip road connecting Regional Road and Msida Valley Road. This slip road, the site of numerous serious car accidents in the past, was cut off from the network […]

Maltese modeller brilliantly recreates Valletta’s ‘lost gem’

With its stunning architecture, it was once of one of the most beautiful buildings in Malta. Things changed in 1942, when the majestic Theatre Royal in Valletta was devastated during a wartime air raid. But now one of Malta’s most talented model makers has recreated the iconic building’s glory days in miniature. Robert Zammit from […]

Can you name the Malta streets in these retro photos?

We don’t know about you, but we love poring over vintage photos of Malta on our award-winning Bay Retro page on Facebook. From grainy black and white shots of Valletta, Sliema and Hamrun in 1905 to Malta’s first tram service from Floriana to The Three Cities, we love taking a trip down memory lane. The question […]

Man, 69, badly injured after hit-and-run in Qormi

Malta Police have launched a hunt for a rogue driver after a hit-and-run in Qormi. A 69-year-old man was seriously injured when he was hit by a car as he tried to cross Mdina Road. It happened after 3pm on Friday. Police said the motorist fled before they arrived at the scene. The victim was […]

89.7 Bay is crowned Malta’s number one again

89.7 Bay has once again been crowned Malta’s number one radio station. Official research shows Bay cemented its position at the top spot with an impressive audience reach of 20.78%. The independent survey was carried out in November 2019 and commissioned by the Broadcasting Authority. The research showed that 89.7 Bay continues to dominate radio listening […]

Malta’s number one visitor attraction of 2019 is crowned

Fort Rinella has been crowned the number one visitor attraction in the Maltese Islands of 2019. The museum in Kalkara was praised by TripAdvisor reviewers as ‘an excellent day out’ and ‘unique’. The coastal battery was built in 1878 by the British Army. It housed the world’s biggest gun to defend Malta against enemy attacks […]

Cadbury is bringing back an old Malta favourite

Cadbury is set to relaunch a classic chocolate bar after a Facebook campaign. The confectionery giant has confirmed the return of the 1970s favourite ‘Old Jamaica’ under the Bournville brand. The iconic chocolate bar, which features rum and raisin in dark chocolate, has made several appearances as a limited edition after it fell out of […]

Your incredible photos of Malta and Gozo this December

If there’s one month of the year when Malta sparkles that little bit more, it’s December – so it’s no surprise that we’ve been inundated with gorgeous photos this month. Our usual call for your best photos of Malta was met with hundreds of responses, and we’ve chosen just a few of our favourites to […]

Tragedy as man is killed in horror crash in Gudja

A  man from Mellieha has been killed in a horror road accident. Carmel Borg, 67, was hit by a Mercedes that was being driven by a 37-year-old man from Qormi. He dead at the scene. Malta Police said Mr Borg was run over at around 8.20pm on Saturday night while walking close to the entrance […]

Menqa the turtle returns home to the sea off Gozo

A distressed turtle that was rescued off the coast of Gozo six months ago has been returned safe and well to the sea. Menqa was treated by vets from Nature Trust Malta after being discovered in trouble by divers. She could barely breathe and had several strands of fishing net and rope stuck in her […]

89.7 Bay hitmaker Ed Sheeran named ‘artist of the decade’

89.7 Bay hitmaker Ed Sheeran has been named the artist of the decade. During the last 10 years, the singer has had 12 number one singles and albums and has also spent an incredible 79 weeks at number one – more than any other artist. If that wasn’t enough, his massive 89.7 Bay hit ‘Shape […]

10 ways expats realise they’ve become Maltese

Malta is home to tens of thousands of expats from Britain, Australia, Canada, Italy, the United States and many more. But if you live here for more than a few months you’ll quickly pick up unique Maltese quirks, mannerisms and sayings. It’s strange but true. If you’re an expat, you’ll know you’ve suddenly become Maltese […]

150 trees planted in Ta’ Qali by Eden Leisure employees

Malta’s leading hospitality and entertainment company has planted dozens of new trees in an effort to help the island become greener. Eden Leisure Group, which operates a number of succesful businesses including 89.7 Bay, Eden Cinemas and Cynergi Health & Fitness Club, planted more than 150 trees in a field in Ta’ Qali. Staff at […]

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 […]

WATCH: Maltese man saves GOAT from drowning in sea

A Maltese man has been hailed a hero after saving a young goat from drowning. Video footage of the rescue by Darryl Grech soon went viral on social media. Nobody seems to know where the goat came from or how it ended up in the water in the Grand Harbour. But Facebook users were full of […]