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Community/Public Services news & information for Pontevedra province

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...

'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...

Elderly woman with heart complaint dies before being attended to in A&E
Society Thu, Mar 7, 2013

Elderly woman with heart complaint dies before being...

AN INQUIRY has been launched into why an 81-year-old lady from Vigo died while waiting to be attended to in A&E at the city hospital. She had an existing heart condition and was left to wait for hours before being...

Society Fri, May 28, 2004

Improved Catoira bridge reopens after 110 day closure

Catoira bridge was officially reopened to traffic earlier today after a 110 day closure for improvements which were jointly financed by the provinvial governments of Pontevedra and A Coruña to the tune of €2.5...

Society Sat, May 8, 2004

New Uma river bridge will cost €100,000

The Town Hall Public Works committee anounced this week that the construction of the new Xil bridge over the river Uma in the village of Salvaterra de Miño (Pontevedra) will cost a total of €100,000 and take four...