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Community/Public Services news & information for Costa Brava

Society Tue, Jun 9, 2015

Eight classmates of diphtheria boy 'are carriers'

EIGHT classmates of the boy hospitalised in Barcelona with diphtheria are carriers of the disease, tests have recently confirmed. All of them are safe and will not develop the potentially-fatal respiratory condition,...

Society Mon, Aug 5, 2013

Naked demonstrators call for Catalunya's independence

AROUND 70 stark-naked protesters formed a human chain along the Cala Estreta beach in Palamós (Girona province) on the Costa Brava yesterday (Sunday) calling for Catalunya to become an independent state. Carrying huge...

Society Fri, Aug 10, 2012

Council padlocks wheelie-bins and hands out free food...

GIRONA city council has padlocked the wheelie-bins around its local market and supermarkets to stop homeless and hard-pressed residents from looting because they cannot afford food. But in compensation, the supermarkets...

Society Tue, Nov 4, 2008

Quick-thinking constables prevent human torch suicide

Two Local Police officers from Tossa de Mar (Girona) risked serious injury yesterday afternoon when they launched themselves at a man intending to torch himself outside the police station. The incident occurred at...