Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Ħad-Dingli ()
3.300 inhabitants

Local contact

Dingli Local Council
Sandro Azzopardi
Ħad-Dingli Local Council
Ċentru tal-Kommunita'
Daħla tas-Sienja,
Ħad-Dingli
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Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
We will be closing two central village core areas. These will be in Misrah Frenc Abela in front of Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija and in Parish Street in front of Dingli Swallows FC. The areas will be closed daily from 19:30 till 23:00 to encourage pedestrianization, promotion of the road space as a shared space, use of non-car modes and open spaces. The area will be closed witWe will be closing two central village core areas. These will be in Misrah Frenc Abela in front of Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija and in Parish Street in front of Dingli Swallows FC. The areas will be closed daily from 19:30 till 23:00 to encourage pedestrianization, promotion of the road space as a shared space, use of non-car modes and open spaces. The area will be closed with barriers and only accessible on foot, by bike or with Segway. The event will be coordinated by the Dingli Swallows Football Club and Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija. Event will encourage pedestrianisation, promotion of the road space as a shared space for safe walking and safe cycling and use of non-car modes.h barriers and only accessible on foot, by bike or with Segway. The event will be coordinated by the Dingli Swallows Football Club and Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija. Event will encourage pedestrianisation, promotion of the road space as a shared space for safe walking and safe cycling and use of non-car modes.
17 September
We will be closing two central village core areas. These will be in Misrah Frenc Abela in front of Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija and in Parish Street in front of Dingli Swallows FC. The areas will be closed daily from 19:30 till 23:00 to encourage pedestrianization, promotion of the road space as a shared space, use of non-car modes and open spaces. The area will be closed with barriers and only accessible on foot, by bike or with Segway. The event will be coordinated by the Dingli Swallows Football Club and Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija. Event will encourage pedestrianisation, promotion of the road space as a shared space for safe walking and safe cycling and use of non-car modes.
18 September
We will be closing two central village core areas. These will be in Misrah Frenc Abela in front of Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija and in Parish Street in front of Dingli Swallows FC. The areas will be closed daily from 19:30 till 23:00 to encourage pedestrianization, promotion of the road space as a shared space, use of non-car modes and open spaces. The area will be closed with barriers and only accessible on foot, by bike or with Segway. The event will be coordinated by the Dingli Swallows Football Club and Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija. Event will encourage pedestrianisation, promotion of the road space as a shared space for safe walking and safe cycling and use of non-car modes.
19 September
We will be closing two central village core areas. These will be in Misrah Frenc Abela in front of Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija and in Parish Street in front of Dingli Swallows FC. The areas will be closed daily from 19:30 till 23:00 to encourage pedestrianization, promotion of the road space as a shared space, use of non-car modes and open spaces. The area will be closed with barriers and only accessible on foot, by bike or with Segway. The event will be coordinated by the Dingli Swallows Football Club and Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija. Event will encourage pedestrianisation, promotion of the road space as a shared space for safe walking and safe cycling and use of non-car modes.
20 September
We will be closing two central village core areas. These will be in Misrah Frenc Abela in front of Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija and in Parish Street in front of Dingli Swallows FC. The areas will be closed daily from 19:30 till 23:00 to encourage pedestrianization, promotion of the road space as a shared space, use of non-car modes and open spaces. The area will be closed with barriers and only accessible on foot, by bike or with Segway. The event will be coordinated by the Dingli Swallows Football Club and Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija. Event will encourage pedestrianisation, promotion of the road space as a shared space for safe walking and safe cycling and use of non-car modes.

We will be organising a treasure hunt for kids under the age of 18. Items will be hidden around the locality as well as other challenges will be organised. The idea is to promote safe walking and safe cycling as an alternative especially for short destinations within the village in order to reduce traffic within the village and reduce pollution, increasing open spaces within the locality. The event is organised by Kumitat Festa Esterna obo. the Dingli Parish church. Various groups within the Parish church will be involved together with the boys and girls MUSEUM.
21 September
We will be closing two central village core areas. These will be in Misrah Frenc Abela in front of Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija and in Parish Street in front of Dingli Swallows FC. The areas will be closed daily from 19:30 till 23:00 to encourage pedestrianization, promotion of the road space as a shared space, use of non-car modes and open spaces. The area will be closed with barriers and only accessible on foot, by bike or with Segway. The event will be coordinated by the Dingli Swallows Football Club and Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija. Event will encourage pedestrianisation, promotion of the road space as a shared space for safe walking and safe cycling and use of non-car modes.

We will be organizing an activity at the football ground where kids and teenagers will be making the shape of a bicycle to promote the use of bicycles in the locality like the image below. The kids and teenagers will then be going for the #SMARTFEET Pedometer challenge (details below). The event will also be open for adults who wish to join in. The event is to be organised by the Dingli Swallows FCYN, Dingli Scouts and Kumitat Festa Esterna.
22 September
We will be closing two central village core areas. These will be in Misrah Frenc Abela in front of Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija and in Parish Street in front of Dingli Swallows FC. The areas will be closed daily from 19:30 till 23:00 to encourage pedestrianization, promotion of the road space as a shared space, use of non-car modes and open spaces. The area will be closed with barriers and only accessible on foot, by bike or with Segway. The event will be coordinated by the Dingli Swallows Football Club and Ghaqda Muzikali Santa Marija. Event will encourage pedestrianisation, promotion of the road space as a shared space for safe walking and safe cycling and use of non-car modes.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Several roads will be closed to encourage pedestrianization, promotion of the road space as a shared space, use of non-car modes and open spaces. The area around the football ground in Housing Estate III, a hub of activity will only be accessible on foot, by bike or with Segway. It will consist of a 6-hour day closure. The event will be coordinated by the Dingli Swallows Football Club Youth Nursery.

During the car free day there will be free trial of Segway and ebikes for residents in the closed roads. A Segway leader will be present to guide the good use of such means of transport. Also sport activities in the street will be held for children. Event will encourage pedestrianisation, promotion of the road space as a shared space for safe walking and safe cycling and use of non-car modes.

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Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • JRC Project on Social Biking