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Community/Public Services news & information for Spain

Rates authorities catch up
Society Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Rates authorities catch up

There are around 5,000 homes in the Dénia area without habitability certificates. This means they are unable to pay rates. The problem dates back to the time when occupation licences were given but building did not go...

Health authority changes plans
Society Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Health authority changes plans

Plans to extend the district hospital in Dénia have been shelved in favour or building a new privately run health facility. Mayoress Paqui Viciano has promised to provide land for the project, even though the town has...

Society Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Where there’s muck, there’s money

Dénia town hall if proposing to extend waste collection services with FCC until 2007, providing they make investments of around 1,148,246 euros on five new lorries and containers and rubbish bins as well as a street...

Society Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Finestrat’s children to get free eye and dental care

Finestrat council has signed an agreement with private dental clinics and opticians to provide the town’s 420 children with free dental care and eye checks. The programme is due to begin at the start of 2004 and will...

Society Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Torrevieja helps its new citizens adjust to life

Torrevieja last week revealed its latest plans to offer help and advice to immigrants who live in the town. The Torrevieja Red Cross and the UGT and CCOO joined forces to present their programmes for foreigners on...

Neighbourhood patrols in Xàbia
Society Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Neighbourhood patrols in Xàbia

The local security council in Xàbia is very pleased with the results of neighbourhood policing on urbanisations throughout the Xàbia area. Representatives of the different bodies participating in the policing...

Society Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Demonstration stops the traffic

Over 500 residents and political representatives from Ondara, Pedreguer and La Xara demonstrated on Saturday night, blocking a stretch of the N-332 for one hour in protest at the unpleasant smells emanating from the...

Success of easy access beaches
Society Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Success of easy access beaches

Disabled people are very well catered for on the beaches of the Valencian Community, with 20,000 using the innovative easy access beaches this summer.Three out of four municipalities along the coast provide the...

Society Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Tobacconists are fuming over being given the wrong stamps

Spain’s tobacconist are threatening to stop selling stamps because the Post Office won’t supply them with the right ones.Earlier this week, the president of the Tobacconist’s Association announced that the 16,000...

Society Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Experts warn of presence of weed in the Ebro river

The Hydrologic Confederation of the Ebro (CHE) has issued a warning to the Town Halls and sanitary authorities about the presence of weed in the Ebro river, so that the appropriate measures can be carried out before...

Society Mon, Sep 22, 2003

Ibiza-Majorca seabed connection

The councillor of Industry, Commerce and Energy of the Balearic Government, José Juan Cardona, announced today that the electrical connection between Ibiza and Majorca "will be done with a submerged cable."...

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