All naked flames in the countryside have now been banned between June 1 and October 15 across Andalusia. Barbecues (of any type), naked flames, bonfires etc are all banned. This includes motorway rest areas or countryside sporting or public camp areas, even if there are installations for such barbecues.As is the transit of motor vehicles in forest areas or within 400 metres of said designated areas. Bee keepers are also affected, as they must used Continue reading All naked flames banned as from today
Hotels in Mallorca have got together and drawn up a list of guests they don’t want back. Anyone on the blacklist will be denied entry to all Mallorca hotels in the future. Rather sadly, it seems all 219 names on the list are British teenagers who misbehaved over the summer, according to Telecinco. One enthusiastic chap, obviously looking to fill a boring moment, entertained himself by ripping out the bathroom fittings and throwing them out Continue reading 219 Brits banned from Mallorca hotels
The EU has decided to drop its plan to remove olive oil decanters from tables, meaning that my morning tostada is safe! The EU has dropped plans to ban restaurants from using refillable jugs and bowls of olive oil, after they drew consumer criticism and even ridicule. The policy would have forced restaurants to only serve olive oil in tamper-proof packaging, labelled to EU standards, as of next year. The move had been aimed at Continue reading Olive oil decanter ban dropped by the EU after much mockery
I´d remind everyone who is whinging about the new Mojacar noise ban that, as I explaned before here, they have 30 days to pop along to the townhall and lodge their complaints against the bylaw. The official annoucement of the bylaw can be found here. As I said before (OK, that was for a slightly different bylaw, but the principle is the same): According to my understanding of the Ley 7/1985, de 2 de abril, Continue reading Anyone bothering to actually contest the Mojacar noise ban?
RosMari must be rather nervous today- after the Spanish national press carried the news story yesterday that she was planning to crackdown on all noise, including banning such fun activities as the playing of dominoes in bars, or tapdancing in your own living room, the worlds press has picked up on the story, including The Times, BBC Radio 2, several German papers, at least one French one…. the list goes on. See Facebook for more, Continue reading Mojacar “banning dominoes” hits the worlds press