Wednesday , September 28 2022
Home / Tag Archives: municipalities

Tag Archives: municipalities

Municipalities get more funding for animal shelters

A program of the Interior Ministry will allocate 2.9 million euros to 18 municipalities of Greece for stray cat and dog facilities, it was announced on Tuesday. The “Argos” program will gradually provide a total of 40 million euros to meet their new obligations, which include taking care of stray …

Read More »

Greece places 6 areas in tougher lockdown, relaxes status in 5 other regions

Greece’s authorities have placed six more areas in status of “increased epidemiological risk” (“deep red”) where tougher lockdown measures apply.  Head of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias announced on Friday evening that two regional units of two islands in the Aegean and the Ionian Sea as well as four municipalities in …

Read More »

List of coronavirus restrictive measures Gov’t is considering for Attica

Greek authorities are expected to announce on Tuesday a new stricter set of measures for the Regional Unit of Attica as the number of daily coronavirus infections has been constant to three-digits and health experts are concerned because 60% of the ICU capacity in designated hospitals has been covered. Health …

Read More »

Municipalities and Prefectures in Greece with the most coronavirus cases

Just hours before Greece’s concludes the first stage of coronavirus pandemic and proceeds with the second, the one to gradually lift the lockdown restrictions, head of Civil Protection, Nikos Hardalias, published the data on the confirmed infections and regions with the most confirmed cases. Of the 2,626 confirmed cases, 1,496 …

Read More »

Greece Lockdown: Special Permits for strays feeding approved by Municipalities

The Greek Civil Protection clarified instructions for those feeding strays during the lockdown period. Allowed is movement only within the municipality of permanent residence and for the duration of three hours. There is a special form that has to be downloaded, printed and approved by the office in charge of …

Read More »

Greece’s Natural Gas Network to expand to 18 municipalities

Greece plans to expand the natural gas network to eighteen municipalities in the next years. Gas distributor DEDA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEPA, the public gas corporation, plans to proceed with tenders for the development of natural gas networks in 18 municipalities covering northern and central Greece by October 10, …

Read More »

Municipality workers strike to disturb garbage collection, May 20-23/2017

Two unions of municipality workers launched two 48-hour strikes to protest changes affecting extension of long-term contracts as well as kindergarten staff. The first strikes is launched May 20 21, the second May 22-23 2017. Municipalities urge residents to not bring waste to the garbage bins. At the same time …

Read More »

Greece is boiling… with empty pockets

I am not going to talk about  the masses of municipality workers and policemen, civil servants, teachers and school guards who take to the streets every day protesting the upcoming lay-offs in the Greek public sector. I am going to talk about my friend Markos and my friend Giota. Two people …

Read More »

Social Cooperatives: Greece’s new scheme to get rid of municipality workers; 48h strike, Feb 13-14/2013

POE-OTA, union of workers at Greek municipalities called for a 48-hour strike on February 13-14, 2013. The strike decision comes as expression of solidarity to workers at social services offered by local governments. POE-OTA demands that municipalities continue to offer social services, that workers received outstanding payments and opposes government and local governments …

Read More »