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Community/Public Services news & information for Tarragona province

Neus Català, 103: Not ‘just’ a Nazi camp survivor
Society Sat, Apr 20, 2019

Neus Català, 103: Not ‘just’ a Nazi camp survivor

IN FOUR months and 11 days’ time, the planet will mark a chilling anniversary only a handful of people alive today will remember the full implications of: the start of World War II, 80 years ago, on September 1. Only...

Homeless man hands in wallet containing €1,000
Society Mon, Dec 24, 2018

Homeless man hands in wallet containing €1,000

A HOMELESS man in Amposta (Tarragona province) handed in a wallet containing €1,000 in cash this week – and the owner wants to find him so he can thank him. The street-dweller gave the wallet to a barmaid and asked...

This year's first baby arrives at 30 seconds past midnight
Society Tue, Jan 1, 2013

This year's first baby arrives at 30 seconds past...

THE first baby of 2013 was born in Tortosa (Tarragona) at 30 seconds past midnight on January 1 – pipping baby number two, David, at the post. Little Gerard is the first child of mum Montse Espinosa, 34, a laboratory...

Society Wed, Mar 29, 2006

Glitch forces closure of nuclear plant

The Vandellós II nuclear power plant was manually closed down during the early hours of this morning after a detached part was detected in the steam generator, although a source from Tarragona provincial council...

Nuclear power plant shuts down after shortcircuit
Society Sun, Oct 17, 2004

Nuclear power plant shuts down after shortcircuit

The Ascó II nuclear power reactor in Tarragona (photo) shut down automatically yesterday morning as a result of a shortcircuit in the main electricity distribution transformer. The Nuclear Safety Committee (CSN) were...

Society Fri, May 14, 2004

Only 10 per cent of domestic violence victims denounce...

Domestic violence is one of present day society’s worst plagues, but only 10 per cent of victims denounce their aggressors, according to Eugeni Salazar, president of the School of Psychologists of Cataluña (COPC)....

Society Mon, Apr 19, 2004

Construction of mosque completed

Construction of the new mosque in Reus is now finished, and should be inaugurated by the Muslim community over the next few days. The mosque is located at the south of the Dyna industrial estate, 300 metres from Jardins...

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