Council Services

Collection of Bulky Refuse

This service is provided once weekly (every Thursday from 7.00 a.m.). Residents are kindly requested to report items for collection by phoning the Council on 2141 4111 / 2741 4111 or by sending an email on gharghur.lc@gov.mt by 3:00pm during winter hours and 12:00pm during summer hours.

Collection of Household Waste

This service is provided Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and on all Public Holidays falling on the said days. Collection starts at approximately 8.00a.m. Residents are requested not to take out their garbage earlier than 6.00a.m. and to keep all garbage bags for collection next to their residence.

Collection of Recyclable Waste(paper, plastic, metal)

This service is provided Tuesdays and Fridays. Collection starts at approximately 8.00a.m. Residents are requested not to take out their garbage earlier than 6.00am and to keep all garbage bags for collection next to their residence.

Collection of Glass

This service is provided every 1st Friday of the month. Collection starts at approximately 8.00am. Residents are requested not to take it their glass earlier than 6.00am and to keep their glass containers for collection next to their residence.

Cleaning of roads

Manual sweeping is provided daily and all roads within our locality are cleaned at least once a week. Grass cutting is provided on a periodical basis and as required.

Payment of Police & Local Warden’s Contraventions

Payments are accepted at the Local Council’s Office daily during office hours.

Payment of Rents on Government property

Payments are accepted at the Local Council’s Office daily during office hours.

Trading Licenses Payment

Trading Licenses may be renewed at the Local Council’s Office. Renewal notice is to be presented upon payment.

Street Lighting

When reporting a burnt-out lamp please note to include the 3 digit reference number placed on most lamps e.g. W013/24.

Upkeep of Roads

The Local Council is responsible for the upkeep of all the roads within our locality. We are pleased to report that practically all of the urban roads within our locality are classified to be in a very good state. This surely reflects the Council’s commitment in this regard. One can utilise the wifi service in this garden.

Ġnien il-Paċi (Public Garden)

We invite you to visit this recreational area situated in Triq San Ġwann next to the Primary School. This public garden provides a safe and relaxed environment it is well-equipped and today it is considered as one of the landmarks of our locality. One can utilise the free wifi service present in this garden.

Opening hours:

1st October - 31st March: 7:00am -7:00pm

1st April - 30th September: 7:00am - 9:00pm

Public Convenience

The public concenience is situated in Triq San Ġwann and is opened daily including Sundays and Public Holidays.

Opening hours:

1st October - 31st March: 7:00am - 7:00pm

1st April - 30th September: 7:00am - 9:00pm

Permits covering the undermentioned are issued upon application to the Local Council

Organisation of outdoor activities held in the locality
Placement of skips
Installment of temporary mobile kiosks (during village feast or Good Friday Procession )
Crane and other construction machinery/equipment service in the locality

Information

Information leaflets about the locality as well as other material of general interest are available free of charge from the Local Council’s Offices.

Application Forms

Various application forms are also available from the Local Council’s Office. These include :

Provision of Birth Certificates.
Provision of Death Certificates.
Provision of Marriage Certificates
Renewal/Issue of Passport.
Declaration of commencement of new employment / termination of employment -ETC
Application for refund of VAT paid on expenses connected with a wedding function
Application for refund of VAT on expenses connected with a funeral.
GO – Application forms
Application forms for courses organised by the Department of Education
Application forms for the participation in Skolasports.
Arms and Enemalta forms
Home help assistance for the elderly
Forms for the provision of Handyman service for the elderly
Application forms for the provision of Telecare service
National Commission for Disabled Persons – application forms for : – Special ID card, Reserved Parking, social assistance service, disabled persons parking permit

Publications

Il-Gargur – In-Nies u l-Knejjes Tiegħu

Author: Francis Pace. An informative and well researched book which may be purchased from the Local Council’s Offices during office hours. The price of this book is 7 Euro.

Agħraf wirt ir-raħal tiegħek

Author : John Sare. The book may be purchased from the Local Council’s Offices during office hours. The price of this book is 10 Euro.

The Hilltop Village Four Walks in this Charming Old Village

Author : Julian Bezzina. The book may be purchased from the Local Council’s Offices during office hours. The price of this book is 2.50 Euro. A Maltese version of the book is available.

Others

Lapel Badges

Lapel badges bearing the locality’s Coat of Arms may be purchase for 3.50 Euro each from the Local Council’s offices during office hours.

Public Library

The Public Library is located in Triq Karmnu Zarb, Ħal Għargħur

Opening Days and Hours:

Winter(School Days)

Wednesday     8.30am – 12.30pm;  2.30pm – 4.30pm

Summer

Wednesday     8.30am – 12.30pm; 4.30pm - 6.30pm

All year round

Saturday        9.00am – 11.00am

Telephone Number: 27133607

 

Local Clinic

Monday: 11:00am - 12.45pm

Friday: 11.30am - 12.45pm

Telephone Numbers: 21412524

 

Gharghur Police Station

Telephone Number: 21412416

 

Naxxar Police Station

Telephone Number: 21437003/ 4

 

Parish Office

10, Triq Ferdinand, Hal Gharghur, GHR 1453

Office Hours: Monday’s 4:00pm - 5.30pm

Email: parocca.gharghur@maltadiocese.org

Telephone: 21411853