The Town Hall of Atarfe, on the outskirts of the City of Granada, has fallen foul of the banks, who have stepped in and embargoed the town’s pride and joy; the bullring.
The governing party in Motril, with every opposition party voting against, approved a motion to apply for another bank loan.
Following a noisy protest in front of the Salobreña Town Hall, the Mayor announces that he will negotiate a U-Turn over the IBI rise.
The Town Hall staff in Motril received half of their outstanding salaries after the Mayor negotiated a bank loan for 700,000 euros. Salaries for Town Hall employees – around a thousand workers – had been outstanding since September. Staff have been staging daily protests since the beginning of this month
The Town Hall of Loja has to pay the equivalent of 8,000 euros a day to the banks to cover its loans, which represents 20% of its earnings.