Dates revealed for this year’s hilarious Nadur Carnival

The dates of this year’s Nadur Carnival in Gozo have been revealed. The ‘organised’ event will be held on Sunday 16 February from midday in the town’s main square. The famous ‘spontaneous’ Carnival will take place from Friday 21 February until Tuesday 25 February. Nadur Local Council confirmed the dates on social media.   What […]

Is this the most Christmassy town in Malta and Gozo?

Boasting twinkling Christmas trees, dazzling stars, dozens of lit up snowmen, thousands of light bulbs and a whole herd of illuminated reindeer, this is easily the most festive town in the Maltese Islands. Nadur in Gozo bursts into colour every year as homeowners put up their lights to mark the big countdown to Christmas. Now […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gozo lawyer lands top job at the European Commission

A lawyer from Gozo has landed a top job in the EU. Charmaine Hili from Nadur has been appointed by the incoming European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen. She will be her chief adviser on migration. The migrants crisis is one of the most important issues facing the EU. Charmaine previously served in Jean-Claude Juncker‘s […]

What a load of rubbish! Gozo beauty spot gets a clean-up

It’s one of the most spectacular views in the Maltese Islands. And now the view from Nadur across to Comino and Malta looks even more stunning after a major clean-up of the countryside. A team of enthusiastic volunteers joined Nadur’s mayor Edward Said to help make a difference. One of the volunteers Nora Evison said: […]

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 […]

8 Autumn Walks To Love & Try In the Maltese Islands

  Malta isn’t always associated with walking, but the lack of exploration among the Islands misses a huge part of the countryside that makes Malta so stunning. There are some great walks where you could even take a stroll by the secluded coastlines, trek the dramatic cliff tops, or ramble the rugged countryside.   These […]

Work begins to rebuild Gozo’s ‘most dangerous road’

Work has started to rebuild what has been described as Gozo’s ‘most dangerous road’. A huge trench around two metres deep has been dug as engineers begin to repair the main road between Nadur and Ramla Bay. The work is being carried out urgently after a number of ‘worrying’ sinkholes appeared in the road surface. […]

Revealed: The safest place to live in the Maltese Islands

Where’s the safest place to live in the Maltese Islands? According to the latest official crime figures it’s Nadur in Gozo. The number of offences reported in the beautiful Carnival town last year was the lowest in the Maltese Islands. Mtarfa came second in the league table followed by Gozo’s smallest village, Ghasri, in third […]

Revealed: The safest place to live in the Maltese Islands

Where’s the safest place to live in the Maltese Islands? According to the latest official crime figures released it’s Nadur in Gozo. The number of offences reported in the beautiful Carnival town last year was the lowest in the Maltese Islands. Mtarfa came second in the league table followed by Gozo’s smallest village, Ghasri, in […]

Revealed: The safest place to live in the Maltese Islands

Where’s the safest place to live in the Maltese Islands? According to the latest official crime figures released it’s Nadur in Gozo. The number of offences reported in the beautiful Carnival town last year was the lowest in the Maltese Islands. Mtarfa came second in the league table followed by Gozo’s smallest village, Ghasri, in […]

‘Historic moment’ as MPs approve Gozo tunnel plans

Plans for a tunnel connecting Malta and Gozo have taken a huge leap forward. MPs have voted unanimously to push ahead with the proposal, which Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg described as ‘historic’. He said Gozo residents would no longer have to depend on good weather to be able to get to work on time. […]

Gozo’s famous Nadur Carnival gets underway

Gozo’s famous Nadur Carnival kicks off on Thursday evening. The town will host a day of parades, dancing, music and celebrations in St Peter and St Paul Square from 5pm. The spontaneous carnival, which is Gozo’s biggest street party, starts on Friday and runs all week until Tuesday. Thousands are expected to jam the streets […]

Confirmed: Malta was colder than Manchester over the weekend

Malta has suffered one of the stormiest weekends on record. Forecasters said Sunday 24 February 2019 is likely to go down in history as one of the wildest days Malta has ever seen. The Maltese Islands were hit by thunder, hail and heavy rain and strong gales of up to 100km/h in some areas. Temperatures […]

Malta to Gozo tunnel ‘will be open by 2024’

You’ll be able to drive direct from St Paul’s Bay to Nadur within five years. Joseph Muscat has revealed that detailed plans for a tunnel under the sea connecting Malta and Gozo will be made public before the summer. The Prime Minister said a free bus service was also being planned to operate via the Gozo […]