By John Smith • 22 December 2020 • 17:46
One of the 16 safe containers
Credit: Fuengirola council
SPECIAL safe containers have been placed in 16 pharmacies in Fuengirola where items such as used syringes can be disposed of without endangering others and so far, a total of more than 100 kilos of such items have been collected.
RESPONDING to requests from dog owning residents, Malaga City Council is to open a new 1,000 square metre dog park in the Maria Luisa Park on Calle Cadiz with work to fit out and secure the area being undertaken by a Council team.
€14 million bid
RONDA Council has submitted a request for the grant of €14 million from the European Recovery Fund in order to create amongst other improvements, a new access road which will make the town more accessible to vehicles and pedestrians.
Boxing Day swim
THE VI Sabinillas Boxing Day charity swim will start at the Paseo Maritimo from 12.30 on December 26, will those taking part asked for a registration fee of €5 which will be donated to the Cudeca Hospice in Benalmadena.
A FORMAL agreement has been entered into between the Torremolinos Council and Caritas for the distribution of €60,000 to be made to a number of different local associations involved in helping underprivileged family’s resident in the municipality.
THE National Police in Estepona have a rather old police station which is quite small, so the local Council is donating more than 4,000 square metres of land in order to allow for the building of a new and modern National Police station.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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