Malta’s busiest road turns pink for breast cancer month

Malta’s busiest road has turned pink in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Kappara Flyover on the Regional Road was illuminated a bright shade on Thursday night to mark Pink October. It was among a number of Maltese landmarks that has turned pink to raise awareness of breast cancer, including the Hompesch Gate in […]

10 amazing images of Malta’s most colourful street

Imagine you’re walking through one of Malta’s most historic towns, taking in the sights and sounds. Then suddenly, you walk around a corner and boom! The sky is filled with colour. Light filters down through row after row of perfectly positioned rainbow umbrellas. You’ve found Malta’s so-called Umbrella Street, and it’s pure magic. The dazzling […]

Malta’s spectacular Umbrella Street returns for 2019

Hundreds of umbrellas have been suspended in the air as one of Malta’s most historic towns brings back its popular ‘Umbrella Street’ spectacle for a second year. The magical installation in the heart of Zabbar includes more than a thousand umbrellas. They were put up on Tuesday night by a team of dedicated volunteers. Zabbar’s […]

Stunning new cat shelters pop up all over Malta

Dozens of adorable shelters for stray cats have started popping up all over Malta and Gozo. Last month, 89.7 Bay told how a cat lover from Rabat designed and created a row of luxury cat homes to help the strays she cares for in Ta’ Qali. And now it seems more and more Maltese local […]

Almost 300 Maltese roads to be upgraded this year

The latest €70 million upgrade of Malta’s roads has been hailed as ‘good news for families and motorists’. Another 170 streets across Malta are to be resurfaced and rebuilt over the next 12 months as part of the scheme, bringing the total number of roadworks this year to almost 300. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg said […]

7 great things to do in Malta this September

Summer is almost over but Malta has still so much to offer. Instead of packing away your hats and flip flops, here’s what you can be doing instead! 1. Malta Gay Pride 2018 Following a record number participation in 2017, Allied Rainbow Communities, supported by 89.7 Bay will organize the Malta Pride Parade on Saturday […]