Trouble a’brewing with Almerias fire brigade

There’s a’trouble brewing with the fire brigade of Almeria city. In short, the firemen have been complaining about being overstretched – not enough personnel or equipment. The Ayuntamiento counters this argument by saying that they are trying to recruit more personnel but it’s a long process training firemen. And now the Councilor for Hacienda (taxes) said in a public statement that he is “suspicious” of the amount of sick leave the firemen are taking. It’s Continue reading Trouble a’brewing with Almerias fire brigade

Almeria jailbirds “sleep with doors open”

CSI-CSIF, the union that represents, among others, the prison staff at El Acebuche (the large jail by the motorway before the airport), has made a formal complaint saying that the director of the jail is allowing category 3 prisoners to sleep with their doors open, according to teleprensa.net. This started during the Eurocup football, so they could stay up late without bothering the staff. However, they have now got used to the situation and nobody Continue reading Almeria jailbirds “sleep with doors open”