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Community/Public Services news & information for Castellón

Castellón changes its name
Society Mon, Jun 4, 2018

Castellón changes its name

CASTELLÓN is about to change its name officially as part of the city council's bid to 'Valencianise' the east-coast provincial capital. It will drop the final 'n' and become Castelló, following...

Tuberculosis outbreak at Castellón primary school
Society Fri, Jul 15, 2016

Tuberculosis outbreak at Castellón primary school

AN OUTBREAK of tuberculosis has been detected in a primary school in the city of Castellón on Spain's east coast. Three children in reception class have been found to be carriers, although only one of them so far...

Moroccan lady refused cancer treatment due to expired residence card
Society Sun, Nov 18, 2012

Moroccan lady refused cancer treatment due to expired...

A CANCER patient in Castellón had her treatment stopped because her residence card has run out – but just 24 hours after her story went public the hospital called her and said they would carry on with her medication....

Society Thu, Jun 22, 2006

Officer faces 18 months without pay for fining mayor

A Local Police officer from Vilarreal (Castellón) faces an 18 month suspension without pay for giving the mayor's car a parking ticket last February. The punishment has been proposed by the Local Police chief, who...

Society Tue, Jan 17, 2006

Sex change officer to resume Guardia Civil career

The Guardia Civil of Castellon has decided to re-admit to the Corps one of its members after he underwent a sex change operation. The former Jose Carlos Romero had been declared as "unfit for service" and...