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Community/Public Services news & information for Costa Verde


Grandparents ordered to pay maintenance for granddaughter's upkeep due to parents' unemployment
Society Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Grandparents ordered to pay maintenance for...

FOUR grandparents have been ordered by a judge to pay 250 euros a month between them in maintenance for their granddaughter in a landmark ruling that illustrates how every generation of a family is required by law to...

Family lets their flat free to repossession victims
Society Wed, Nov 28, 2012

Family lets their flat free to repossession victims

A FAMILY in Gijón (Asturias) has offered to rent their two-bedroomed, top-floor flat in the city for free to a person or family who is genuinely in need. They said they are 'fed up' with trying to 'look the...

Two firemen killed on Gijón mountain track
Society Wed, Dec 14, 2005

Two firemen killed on Gijón mountain track

Two firemen were killed at around 4pm yesterday afternoon as they were making their way to extinguish a fire at a remote mountain cabin between the villages of Fano and Carbonera to the south of the municipality of...

Society Thu, Jul 1, 2004

Gijón city centre gets spring clean

Gijón´s Municipal Cleaning Company (EMULSA) will be completing a pre-tourist season spring clean of the city centre streets this week. Twelve districts popular with tourists have been chosen, the last of which, La...

Society Wed, Jun 30, 2004

Gijón announces bicycle loan scheme

Gijón Town Hall announced plans yesterday to set up a bicycle loan scheme to encourage more people to switch to this form of transport. The "Gijón-Bici" scheme is similar to an initiative started recently in...

Society Tue, May 11, 2004

Gijón mayoress presides over homage to Spanish Nazi...

The socialist lady mayoress of Gijón, Paz Fernández Felguerosa, presided over a homage to Spanish Republicans deported and detained in the Mauthausen Nazi concentration camp organised to commemorate the anniversary of...

Society Thu, Mar 11, 2004

New bridge approved over Gijón-Mieres freeway

The Council for the Environment´s Infrastructure department has approved plans to build a road bridge over the Gijón-Mieres freeway (km15.71) near the village of Siero. The contract has been awarded to the CEYD...