Mgarr Harbour in Gozo gets a €6 million makeover

Mgarr Harbour in Gozo is in the middle of an impressive €6 million makeover. New pontoons, quays and slipways for fisherman and yachting enthusiasts have been built in an EU-funded scheme. Infrastructure Malta said: ‘Through this €6 million project, we are rebuilding the quays, pontoons and other facilities. ‘Two new quays are ready. The construction […]

Gozo Channel switches to its winter timetable

You know Christmas is coming when Gozo Channel switches to its winter timetable. The ferry operator’s new schedule for the ‘low season’ started on Tuesday. It said ferries will run at 30-minute intervals during the morning rush and then every 45 minutes across the day. Extra services will operate on Fridays at 11.35am from Mgarr […]

WATCH: Gozo Channel suspends ferry due to bad weather

Gozo Channel has suspended all ferry services between Malta and Gozo until further notice as gale-force winds batter the Maltese Islands. The ferry operator said that its team had managed to keep services running throughout the night and Tuesday morning despite the stormy weather. Dramatic footage posted on Facebook by Gozo MP Chris Said showed […]

Work finally begins on Gozo road after 13-month delay

Work has finally started to rebuild a main road in Gozo following a 13 month delay. Construction workers have begun digging up the surface of Mgarr Road in Nadur. It was closed in September last year, forcing fed up drivers heading from Nadur to the Gozo ferry to divert via Qala. Gozo minister Justyne Caruana promised […]

BBC gushes over one of Malta’s historic landmarks

Most of us know it as The Great Wall of Malta. But now the Victoria Lines, stretching from Madliena in the east to Mgarr in the west, have been given the recognition they deserve by the BBC. In the online edition of BBC Travel magazine, writer Adam Alexander explains why the huge wall, which slices […]

Mum and daughter dead after horror crash near Mosta

A mother and daughter have died after a horror road accident on the outskirts of Mosta. They were named as Grazziella Mallia and her daughter Fallon, both from Zabbar. Seven other people were injured in the crash near the Buqana roundabout which leads to Mgarr. Malta Police said two cars collided at about 9pm on […]

Gozo ferries ‘running on time’ despite strike action

Gozo Channel has told 89.7 Bay ferry services between Malta and Gozo have returned to normal despite strike action. Harbour workers employed by a sub-contractor at the Mgarr ferry terminal walked out on Monday morning, disrupting crossings between the islands. The employees walked out in a dispute over pay at 6am, forcing Gozo Channel to cancel […]

Heartbreaking tributes for woman killed in Mgarr

Emotional tributes have been paid to a Maltese woman ‘with a beautiful smile’ who died in a freak road accident. Jess Micallef, 22, was killed when she opened the door of a moving car and ‘jumped out’. Her devastated friends and family paid their respects on social media. One posted on Facebook: ‘Jess, we love […]

You’ll want to go to Gozo after you watch this video

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – Gozo is ridiculously beautiful. And this incredible video will make you want to drop everything and hop on the ferry at Cirkewwa right now. Created for the Malta Tourism Authority, the 8-minute film manages to capture the tranquility that makes the island so special. The footage, titled […]

Maltese dentist’s incredible festa pictures go viral

Thousands of amazing photos of Malta and Gozo are shared on social media every week. While most of the images are stunning – and help us discover all sorts of new corners of the Maltese Islands – there are some photographers that are at the very top of their game. Josef Awad’s outstanding pictures have […]

New record as more of us than ever visit Gozo

Record numbers of us are visiting Gozo, according to new figures. A total of 1,415,326 passengers travelled between Malta and Gozo between April and June. That’s an increase of 7.3 per cent compared to same time a year ago. The National Statistics Office in Valletta said the highest number of passengers was recorded in April […]