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Community/Public Services news & information for Costa Valencia

Society Wed, Jan 24, 2018

Spain's first transsexual councillor sworn in

SPAIN'S first-ever transsexual councillor has been sworn in at Paiporta town hall (Valencia province) and says his appointment 'marks a before and after' in national politics. Guillém Montoro, 22, head of...

Society Thu, Jul 14, 2016

First woman ever joins Valencia fire brigade

THE FIRST-EVER firewoman has joined the provincial brigade in Valencia - a force which, like many in Spain, had hitherto been all-male. Whilst policewomen are a regular sight, it is surprisingly rare to see women in the...

Society Tue, Mar 8, 2016

'Female' pedestrian crossing lights wear skirts

VALENCIA'S drive for equality has reached its pedestrian crossings – coinciding with International Women's Day today (March 8), the city council has unveiled 20 lights which feature 'little green...

Society Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Elderly gentleman with dementia missing in Valencia

A DISTRAUGHT Valencia family is urgently seeking an 83-year-old man with dementia who went missing on Thursday after going for a coffee in a bar next door to his house. Enrique Gómez Juan was last seen in the...