Name dropping

OF 118 Campello streets that are named after people, 111 bear men’s names. Only seven streets have women’s names and five of these refer to female saints or different Virgins, prompting the Izquierda Unida political party to call for a debate at a future council meeting to redress the imbalance.

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Linda Hall

Originally from the UK, Linda is based in Valenca and is a reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering local news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at