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Community/Public Services news and information for Spain

Society Fri, Oct 17, 2003

San Miguel’s postal service fails to deliver

San Miguel’s residents’ association held a press conference this week to publicise the fact their post has not been delivered for over two weeks. Many homes in San Miguel de Salinas are unable to get their letters,...

Society Fri, Oct 17, 2003

Social services information for all

An informative booklet explaining the work of Torrevieja’s social services department has been published in four languages. The booklet, available in Spanish, English, German and French will shortly be joined by...

Society Fri, Oct 17, 2003

Xàbia Red Cross seeks volunteers

The Spanish Red Cross organisation has launched a campaign to encourage older people join their team of volunteers. The organisation’s Xàbia (Jávea) president is hoping many senior citizens will take this...

Society Fri, Oct 17, 2003

Ambulances take Xàbia residents for a ride

Xàbia residents are expected to pay for ambulances to pick them up from emergency situations. The fees are set by the town’s assistance foundation (FAM) and vary according to whether the patient needs to be taken to...

Society Fri, Oct 17, 2003

Orihuela Red Cross seeks volunteers

Mature residents are being asked to volunteer for Red Cross programmes in their spare time. Both retired and working people with their accumulated skills, knowledge and wisdom are especially valuable to the organisation...

Society Fri, Oct 17, 2003

Any suggestions?

Residents of L’Alfàs del Pi have been asked for their ideas and suggestions for next year’s council budget.
This interactive manner of regulating the town is the result of a decision taken by the new coalition...

Society Fri, Oct 17, 2003

Almoradi mayor wants new fire station

Almoradi town hall has offered a 1,500 square metre plot of land in the town on which to build a new fire station. Mayor Antonio Hurtado, has approached the president of the government, José Joaquin Ripoll, with a view...

Society Fri, Oct 17, 2003

Emergency services forced to drive old vehicles

Every two years, important members of the Valencian government are given a new official cars to travel around in, whilst the emergency services are forced to drive around in ageing, and in the case of fire engines,...

Society Fri, Oct 17, 2003

Child benefit statistics

Child benefit for working women with children under the age of three was paid to 55,176 women during the first six months of 2003. During the first six months of this year 28,524,000 euros have been paid out in the...

Society Fri, Oct 17, 2003

Over-forties’ health care

More than 4,000 over- forties in the Alicante province have already taken the opportunity to sign up for their free health checks now being made available. Nurses at health centres will be in charge of carrying out...

Society Fri, Oct 10, 2003

Mains gas will soon be here

Natural gas is soon to replace traditional bottled gas in the province, according to the national gas company Cegas.
More than 28,000 homes in El Campello, Mutxamel, La Vila Joiosa, and Benidorm will receive piped...