By Cathy Elelman •
Published: 26 Feb 2020 • 12:53
EFFORTS: Teams have removed vandals’ marks from children’s play areas, municipal parks, walls and urban furniture
CREDIT: Ajuntament de Palma Facebook @ajuntamentdepalma
PALMA city council has cleaned up more than 2,600 areas where vandals had daubed or sprayed paint.
The extensive clean-up operation began back in July, and over the last eight months the council’s Infrastructure department and the Emaya municipal company have removed vandals’ work from children’s play areas, municipal parks, walls and urban furniture.
Palma Mayor Jose Hila went to see one of the cleaning teams in action this week. He took the opportunity to appeal to the public for “civic behaviour and to act with responsibility” to keep the Mallorca capital looking at its best.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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