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Applications for council works in Formentera fall

On Formentera 253 applications for minor works were submitted during 2014 – 21% less than in the previous year, when 329 were requested. On the other hand, applications for ‘simple minor works’ grew to 136 in 2014, while 112 were requested in 2013. The Department of Works for the Consell …

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Pharmacy service spent €15 million on drugs in 2014

On December 1st last year the Pharmacy Department moved to the new Can Misses hospital, which has a new high technology system that will improve stock control. The investment in this pharmacy dispensing equipment was € 2,139,862.41 and it is very important to improve the efficiency of a service which …

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A final farewell to Tejidos Can Casetas

Tejidos Can Casetas carried out possibly the most traditional trade in the Marina neighbourhood. Located at number 5 on the calle Mestre Joan Mayians, just opposite the church of Sant Elm, it was a treasure. Upon crossing the threshold you will now find a large sign declaring “Closed for retirement” …

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The Forada Market at Buscastell encourages reading

Dozens of people came to Buscastell today, where the Forada market for local produce and crafts held their ‘Book Day’, a timely campaign to promote reading, whose profits go to the Comprehensive Cooperative d’Eivissa (CIE ), the promoter of the market entity. Under the slogan ‘Because reading is a transforming …

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The sales are not quite buzzing in Formentera

Winter in Formentera is highlighted by the closure of most of the shops on the island. There are only about a dozen still open offering clothing, footwear and accessories, and these are mostly in Sant Francesc Xavier. While everyone has hung sales signs offering discounts of between 35 and 50 …

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A woman dies after a cliff fall in Cala Jondal

A 45 year old French national died this morning after falling from a cliff between Cala Jondal and Sa Caleta. Relatives of the women reported her missing at 11 pm and at 00.45 am the emergency services found the lifeless body of the woman who had fallen from a height …

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