Letter received by the Alaior Town Council (2): The illegal swimming pools of Torre Vella

This is the second written document dedicated to the Alaior Town Council, relating to the controversy of access to files that are conflictive:  the Hotels of Son Bou (see the previous written document) and the illegal works of the agro tourism hotel of Torre Vella. Here we can learn more details of this second case. Continue reading Letter received by the Alaior Town Council (2): The illegal swimming pools of Torre Vella

Son Bou Hotels: a continuing saga

The controversy of the Son Bou Hotels continues. One chapter closes and another opens.

As will be remembered, in 2017, the property company presented a project affirming two towers. As a result, GOB has been consulting the documentation relating to these two large existing edifices on the beach. They represent one of the worst impacts made on the landscape and occurred in the seventies at the beginning of the increase in tourism. Continue reading Son Bou Hotels: a continuing saga

Sale of kitchen garden seedlings at GOB’s Es Viver

Es Viver, GOB, has a sale of summer seedlings. We are at the end of the season for planting summer vegetables. Es Viver has a sale of local organic kitchen garden plants: different sorts of tomatoes, peppers, aubergines, melons, water melons, pumpkins…

Es Viver, GOB, is a project that aims to promote an environmentally friendly use of the land. It produces certified ecological plants that are native to the island for sustainable gardening: aromatic and kitchen plants, various varieties of indigenous kitchen garden seedlings, plants for cut flowers, soil and ecological fertilizer. It also designs and maintains sustainable gardens and green filtres that are purification systems of residual water using aquatic plants.

We are open from Monday to Saturday, 10.30 to 13.30. Es Viver is in Mahon on the airport road near the old Mestral. 650 350 172 and 971 350 762, esviver@gobmenorca.com.

Sunday, open doors to the Wildlife Recuperation Centre

This Sunday, 5 June, will be an open day at the Centre of Recuperation for Wild Animals in Ciutadella. It is an opportunity to visit it on the Open Doors day between 10.00 and 14.00 hours. You will be able to see the animals that live there and to learn about the work that is done to look after the wild animals of Menorca. This open day is made possible with the help of Lithica and the Ciutadella Town Hall, to celebrate the World Day of the Environment. Continue reading Sunday, open doors to the Wildlife Recuperation Centre

Training to become a volunteer to look after orphaned chicks

The Centre for the Recuperation of Wild Animals requires help to look after the enormous quantity of chicks that are brought to us at this time of year. We are looking for volunteers able to care for these animals. For this reason, we have organised training in Ciutadella on Thursday 19 May (there was one in Mahon on Tuesday 17) for anyone interested and able to help us. Continue reading Training to become a volunteer to look after orphaned chicks

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