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Community/Public Services news & information for Spain

Zaplana opens exhibition
Society Tue, Nov 11, 2003

Zaplana opens exhibition

The Minister for Employment and Social Issues, Eduardo Zaplana, opened the "Imserso and Social Services in Spain 1978-2003" exhibition today. It is being held in the Atocha Renfe train station in Madrid. The...

Regional President receives gold medal
Society Sat, Nov 8, 2003

Regional President receives gold medal

The President of Castilla La Mancha, José Bono, was awarded a gold medal today by FEAPS for his work in promoting the cause of the intellectualy impaired. The award was made during the opening session of the regional...

Society Fri, Nov 7, 2003

Teulada’s Sunday market moves

Teulada’s Sunday market has moved to the industrial estate in Pedreguer. The town has reserved places for all the stall holders with at least six units. Ample parking is available at the new site, in contrast to the...

Society Fri, Nov 7, 2003

Orihuela rates rise

Rates seem set to rise in Orihuela, with the council proposing a 16% over last year. Other local taxes, including the town’s levy on setting up café and restaurant outdoor terraces and rubbish collection are also set...

Society Fri, Nov 7, 2003

Pego post office opens

Pego’s long-awaited new post office opened this week and residents of inland areas of the Marina Alta are now looking forward to a much-improved mail delivery service.
The post office will serve Orba, La Vall de...

Society Fri, Nov 7, 2003

No Plaza in San Vicente

Building work on the Plaza Santa Faz in San Vicente del Raspeig began in July and was due to be completed within two months, but has still not been completed. The works have seriously affected businesses in the area....

Society Fri, Nov 7, 2003

Rubbish rates soar in Callosa

A 75% increase in rubbish collection rates has been approved by Callosa d’En Sarrià town hall to help deal with the 150,000 euro shortfall in the town’s finances. Mayor Francesc Guardiola says that next year the...

Society Fri, Nov 7, 2003

Benidorm clear-up near Calle Gerona

Benidorm town council met last Thursday to approve half a million euro budget on clearing land over the underground car park between calle Gerona and avenida Derramador.
This area has been run down for some time...

Society Fri, Oct 31, 2003

Plans to make Benissa town safer

Benissa town is to get more police and special units to make sure its residents are safer than ever.
At a cost of nearly 300,000 euros, a 100 per cent increase in spending, a new municipal strategic safety plan will...

Higher rates but not better services
Society Fri, Oct 31, 2003

Higher rates but not better services

Alicante residents pay higher household rates than those living in the provinces of Valencia and Castellón.
According to a recent report compiled by the taxation authorities, the people living in Alicante pay 103...

Society Fri, Oct 31, 2003

Central Tavernes gets smart

The Plaça Major in Tavernes, the centre of the town, is about to get a face-lift. Paving stones are to be laid, making it a semi-pedestrianised area. Benches will be built, trees planted and, during the warm weather,...

Society Fri, Oct 31, 2003

Get some coaching in the race for work

A leaflet offering advice and guidance for people looking for work in Torrevieja has just been published by the town hall.
The guide, which was produced in collaboration with UIT and the Local Development Agency...

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