Malta’s LifeCycle charity heroes return from Asia

A team of cyclists have returned home to a heroes’ welcome after raising €190,000 to help kidney patients at Malta’s Mater Dei Hospital. The 10-day LifeCycle Challenge involved 24 volunteers from Malta cycling through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. They were accompanied by seven back-up members who helped with logistics, medical aid and food. LifeCycle founder […]

Maltese generosity raises a fortune for kids’ cancer charity

More than €1.6 million has been raised for the Maltese children’s cancer charity Puttinu Cares. A total sum of €1,688,209 was raised thanks to fundraising and donations from those taking part in a 60-hour football and volleyball marathon in aid of the charity. The President of Malta George Vella kicked off the event at the […]

Rita Ora joins Prince Harry for glamorous charity concert

Rita Ora has joined Prince Harry at a concert to raise funds for a Commonwealth charity supporting children living with Aids. The Duke of Sussex and the singer were pictured hugging at a reception ahead of the glamorous event, which was hosted by Sentebale. Harry welcomed Rita with a hug  when they were introduced at Hampton Court […]

Taylor Swift donates €100,000 to LGBTQ group

Taylor Swift has donated €100,000 to an LGBT rights group in Tennessee. In a letter, shared on the organisation’s Facebook page, she revealed that she felt ‘inspired’ by its work fighting for gay rights in the US state. The Shake It Off singer, 29, addressed her note about to Chris Sanders, executive director of the […]

89.7 Bay duo complete 28-hour live radio marathon

They did it! 89.7 Bay presenters Daniel and Ylenia have completed an impressive 28-hour radio marathon to help raise money for a great cause. The special show started at 6.30am on Friday morning, with the duo broadcasting non-stop all day and all night until Saturday morning at 10am. The show featured competitions, music and lots […]

89.7 Bay’s 28-hour charity radio marathon is on!

Two 89.7 Bay presenters are hosting a marathon 28-hour radio show to raise money for charity. The special show started at 6.30am this morning. Hosts Daniel and Ylenia from Bay Breakfast will be on-air non-stop until Saturday morning at 10am. The show features music, competitions, prizes, lots of special guests and interviews with personalities. It’s […]

Malta’s armed forces launch Movember mission

Members of the Armed Forces of Malta are on a new mission – to grow moustaches for Movember. Maltese soldiers, sailors and air personnel are doing their bit for the campaign by leaving their facial hair alone for the entire month of November. Movember aims to raise awareness about men’s health conditions, including mental health, […]

Maltese team ‘on top of the world’ on Mt Everest

Four friends from Malta have revealed they feel ‘on top of the world’ after reaching the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain. Steffie Cassar Torreggiani, Brian Warrington, Jo Barron and Ellie Muscat Barron set off on the adventure of a lifetime to Mount Everest last month, backed by Cynergi Health & Fitness Club in St […]

Maltese charity gets a boost from the US Navy

Dozens of warships visit Malta’s stunning Grand Harbour every year. Sailors from the Royal Navy, Italian Navy and French Navy are regular visitors to Valletta, and use their time to take a break, soak up the Maltese sunshine and explore everything the island has to offer. But the crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Arleigh […]

Maltese bikers raise cash to fight cancer

More than 100 Maltese bikers are expected to take to the roads this weekend to raise money for charity. The event is in aid of the Alive Charity Foundation which helps to fund cancer research. The bike ride will start at 9.30am on Sunday at the Luxol Grounds in St Andrew’s and finish outside Malta […]

Take a night walk in Malta for a great cause

It takes a special person to walk all night in Malta. But that what thousands of people will be doing on March 30 in aid of charity. Organisers of this year’s Good Friday Night Walk have told 89.7 Bay that they are hoping for their biggest turnout yet. The annual pilgrimage starts in the centre […]

Maltese named the most generous people in Europe

Malta has been named the most generous nation in Europe. More people in Malta donate money to charity than anywhere else in the EU, according to a survey. The figures showed almost three-quarters of Maltese gave cash to a good cause last year, either through donations, sponsored walks or taking part in other fundraising events. […]