By Cathy Elelman •
Published: 25 Aug 2020 • 17:51
BUSY WEEK: Calvia Local Police issued a good number of sanctions for not wearing face masks and for boozy gatherings in public places
CREDIT: Ajuntament de Calvia Noticias
LOCAL POLICE shut down a Portals Nous restaurant on Saturday night for operating as a bar in violation of Balearic government regulations aimed at halting the spread of Covid-19.
The local authority pointed out that under current restrictions activities in dance and party venues, discos, concert-cafes and bars selling drinks only have been suspended.
While the establishment in question does have a restaurant licence, the council said, it was functioning as a venue for drinking.
The administration also reported that Local Police issued 20 sanctions against youngsters for boozy gatherings in public places last week.
Officer came across six youths drinking together one afternoon in Torrenova, also fining them for not wearing face masks.
They caught out eight young people boozing together at 1am on Cas Catala beach, and another group of six at 3.30am in Cala Vinyes.
Calvia Local Police reported six passengers on public transport last week for not wearing masks and four pedestrians in Magaluf and Palma Nova for the same reason.
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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.
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