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Community/Public Services news & information for Galicia

Woman missing since 2016 found alive and well
Society Mon, May 11, 2020

Woman missing since 2016 found alive and well

A MISSING woman not seen in three-and-a-half years has been found safe and well in Galicia, confirm National Police. The force had reopened the case of Lorena Piteira Espinosa in the last few weeks, partly on the basis...

Cabbies take OAPs to see Christmas lights for free
Society Sun, Dec 23, 2018

Cabbies take OAPs to see Christmas lights for free

OVER 200 elderly residents have been able to see the Christmas lights in the Galician city of Vigo thanks to a fleet of taxi drivers offering them free lifts. Some 50 cabbies got together to arrange the transporting of...

Protesters prosecuted by Franco's family for 'hate crimes' over Galicia estate
Society Sat, Jun 16, 2018

Protesters prosecuted by Franco's family for 'hate...

COURT summons are starting to filter through for demonstrators who peacefully 'invaded' a palace in A Coruña last August to protest over its still belonging to dictator General Franco's family some 80 years...

Anti-hair loss 'cool caps' reach cancer units in Spain
Society Mon, May 21, 2018

Anti-hair loss 'cool caps' reach cancer units in...

'COOL caps' are beginning to come into use – albeit in very limited number – in Spanish hospitals to help prevent patients in chemotherapy from losing their hair. Already standard in many UK hospitals –...

'Hard-up' dad who owned Ferrari avoided paying child maintenance
Society Thu, Feb 8, 2018

'Hard-up' dad who owned Ferrari avoided paying...

A DIVORCED father who claimed he could not afford to pay child maintenance to his ex-wife was driving around in a Ferrari, staying in five-star hotels for thousands of euros a night and spending four-figure sums on...

Oldest resident in Galicia, Avelina Mouzo, turns 112
Society Sun, Jan 1, 2017

Oldest resident in Galicia, Avelina Mouzo, turns 112

GALICIA'S oldest living person and Spain's 15 celebrated her 112 Christmas this week – not counting the day after she was born – and collected yet another birthday gift from the mayor who has given her a...

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