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(Agencies) Mayor Juan Carlos Suárez (photo: DiarioSur) of La Línea announced this morning that he is resigning ‘as of now’ because he has been barred from public office for six months’ by the Provincial Court as a result of the Palex financial scandal, whereby he was accused and found guilty of ignoring court orders regarding payments for a hemodialysis service that go back to 1994.
(Press release) Lucía Álvarez ‘La Piñona’ is to direct this year’s course at the Municipal Flamenco School, which re-opens after a year’s absence. Councillor Juan José Rondón also annouced that registration for the school will be open from October 1 to 8 at> Read the rest of this entry »
(Press release) The Mayor of Castellar, Francisco Vaca, has requested work to be carried out on the stream that runs near the La Almoraima industrial estate (photo) on the A-405 road, in order to avoid flooding such as that of last year. The Mayor’s request was made during a visit by the Provincial Delegate for Public Works, Pablo Lorenzo.> Read the rest of this entry »
(Press release) Work has begun on a new pitch next to the present one at the Andrés Sarrias Municipal Stadium in Jimena, the Council’s Sports Department announced today. The first step is to build a retaining wall and a drainage system next to the present practice pitch; the new area will be at a higher level than this. Other work includes> Read the rest of this entry »
(Children, cover your eyes. Photo by JimenaPulse) In October last year we published an item about the Red Palm Weevil, which elicited no response from the Council or anyone else, except an alarmed reader who tried to report the matter without success. Now it turns out Castellar has had to contract a specialist to eradicate the picudo rojo from its palm trees. We wonder if Jimena will have to do the same before it’s too late to save all the (expensive) new palms being planted.> Read the rest of this entry »