- The amounts subsidised range from 100 to 2,000 euros for around thirty companies, with the help of the Diputación de Alicante
Redovan City Council, through the departments of Finance, Legal Services and Employment, has made effective the payment of emergency aid for SMEs and self-employed to twenty-eight companies, shops and self-employed in the municipality, which in recent months have been affected in their economic activity by the consequences of the health crisis produced by the Covid-19. The total amount of this aid is ?39 127 and has been granted directly thanks to a subsidy from the Diputación de Alicante.
These grants are in addition to the various subsidies received to promote recruitment in the municipality, as indicated by Maite Martinez, head of the area of Employment of the Consistory Reddovanense, “since our purpose as a government team is to help in any way we can to anyone who needs it. Martinez recently announced the hiring of two concierges through the ECOVID program call for people over 30 years who are unemployed as a result of the situation arising from the Covid-19. The mayor of Employment also said that “we will continue to apply for all those grants to which we can adhere,” adding that “we are already working towards next year to continue helping the most vulnerable groups in the municipality.
“The health crisis caused by the Covid-19 has affected all areas of society, making it also our economic engine as a municipality, businesses and traders,” said Adrian Ballester, councillor of Finance. In this way, “one of our priorities as a Town Hall in this situation has also been to protect, preserve and support these pillars of our productive and social fabric”, he added. Likewise, the Councillor for Legal Services, José Nájar, stated that “the objective has always been to minimise the impact as much as possible and to ensure that, once the health alarm is over, economic activity in the town is boosted as soon as possible”.
- The economic development area of the provincial entity grants more than 4.000 euros from its Plan for the Modernization of Municipal Markets
The Department of Commerce and Markets of the Redován City Council, led by councilor Maite Martínez, has announced the recent installation of six air conditioners in the municipal market, acquired thanks to a grant from the Alicante Provincial Council for development of actions in the field of economic development. The amount granted corresponds to 90% of the amount of expenditure, “a total of 4.129 euros that are part of the Plan for Modernization of Municipal Markets of the economic development area of the provincial entity,” said the mayor.
The air conditioners equipped with heat pumps have already been installed in each of the establishments that offer service in the Redovanense food market, and as Martínez explained, this is an improvement that “was already very necessary given that the workers who carry out their activity in these facilities needed it especially for the summer months due to the high temperatures that can be registered inside ”. The new provision also benefits people who come to make their purchases, “improving the environment and facilitating access to it.” In the same way, it is an environmentally responsible acquisition, since the inverter split model to which the installed devices correspond “allows greater efficiency and lower energy consumption, allowing the area to be kept at a constant temperature more easily”, he stated. the councilor.
The mayor thanked the Alicante Provincial Council for granting this grant. At the same time, he assured that “this action shows our commitment as a government team with the commerce of our municipality and the small merchants, whom we will help whenever it is in our power”. This is one more performance of the Redován food market, which in recent years has been renovated by the City Council with the improvement of the toilets, as well as the painting of the entire building.
- The City Council has created a group with all the establishments to transmit the information regarding the reopening from Monday
The Redován City Council will propose in the next municipal plenary session in May the suspension of the rate of terraces for the bars and restaurants of the municipality, as reported by the mayor, Nely Ruiz, along with the councilor for Commerce, Maite Martínez, and the councilor for Legal Services, José Nájar. “In this way, we adopted a new measure to favor entrepreneurs in this sector and facilitate their return to activity and mitigate the economic effects produced by the ‘Covid-19’ health crisis, which has forced them to close for almost two months, “said the mayor. In addition, as expressed by the Councilor for Legal Services, “will not be charged or will be returned in cases where payment has occurred.”
For his part, Maite Martínez has assured that “we are in permanent contact with bars and restaurants to transmit the information on the conditions of their opening for next Monday the 11th at the time they are issued by the central government”, for ensure the correct implementation of sanitation and hygiene measures in bars and restaurants when entering phase 1 of de-escalation. The Councilor for Commerce added that the main objective is to guarantee that “they can return to their activity as soon as possible, ensure the economic viability of the owners and ensure the health of the users.”
On the other hand, the mayor, Nely Ruiz, has highlighted the importance of relaunching the commercial and catering sector, but specifying that it is something that must be done “always following health and safety recommendations to avoid unnecessary risks.” Ruiz also wanted to thank the work that has been done from all the departments of the Government Team since the start of the ‘Coronavirus’ health crisis, “and also now more than ever, at the moment when it seems that we can begin to retake some normality, and it’s time to help Redován’s neighbors in any way we can ”.
- The City Council of Redován and the Association of Merchants of the municipality organize two days of activities to support local trade and products
The mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, accompanied by the councilors of Commerce and Tourism of the municipality, Maite Martínez and Clara Ezcurra, respectively, presented this morning the programming of the Trade and Gastronomy Fair, which will take place on Saturday 14 and Sunday December 15 in the Plaza de la Paz.
This is a new edition of the traditional Christmas Fair, “in which the neighbors of Redován can make their purchases for the Christmas holidays, while they know our customs and gastronomy typical of the area during these dates”, the mayor informed.
This fair is an initiative of the City Council, with the departments of Fiestas, Commerce and Tourism at the head and also has the collaboration of the Association of Merchants of Redován, as well as the Diputación de Alicante and Tourism Costa Blanca, Caja Rural Central and the construction group Zaragoza 2012. “The purpose is to strengthen and stimulate local commerce, reflected through the motto of the fair: for Christmas, buy in Redován”, added Ruiz. For his part, Maite Martínez, Councilor for Commerce, said that “we have been preparing it for a long time and it will be two days with a complete program, where all Redovans can enjoy activities for the whole family.”
In this way, the opening of this fair will take place on Saturday 14 from 4:00 p.m., which will be followed by workshops and children’s games throughout the day. In the afternoon “a giant roscón will be prepared whose tasting, how could it be otherwise in these dates, will serve to make a gesture of solidarity for social purposes with what is achieved through its collection,” said the mayor. In addition, dance and music performances will be carried out by the Redován Dance Association or the La Cochera group, with a concert starting at 10 pm.
On the other hand, on Sunday 15 from 10:30 hours, there will be more children’s games, workshops and inflatables for the little ones, who can also receive Santa Claus and also enjoy family magic shows, as well as the performance by the Rhythmic Gymnastics group of Redován. At 11:00 hours a demonstration will begin by local artisan butchers, “which will show the process of slaughter and elaboration of meat products and traditional sausages, and that will also be completed with a tasting of these high quality products so typical of these dates ”, explained Clara Ezcurra, mayor of Tourism.
It will be during this day when the Association of Merchants will deliver the prizes for the draw of the 4 checks valued at 50 euros as a result of the campaign to promote local commerce in the associated stores, as well as the awards for the best Christmas windows of the municipality, and a Christmas afternoon session entertained with the performance of the jazz trio Up & Down.
Nely Ruiz has encouraged all the residents of the municipality to participate in these complementary acts of the municipal Christmas program, and to “get to know the local commerce and its products, to create an opportunity for growth and wealth for Redován and its merchants “, has added.
Redován 21/2/2019. The Association of Merchants and Entrepreneurs of the municipality of Redován starts a new journey. The renewed association returns to its activity in an official way after the act of presentation that took place today in the hall of plenary session of the City council of Redován and that has counted on the presence of the mayor, Emilio Fernandez, and the councilor of Commerce, Maite Martinez.
In this act has been released the new logo of the association, as well as the unanimous appointment of the new president of the association, the well-known chef patissier redovanense Jose Manuel Marcos, who has appreciated the work done by the previous board and has pointed out as main objectives “to become the nexus of union of the commercial fabric of the locality, to defend the interests of the merchants and to give visibility to all the shops”, besides promoting and publicizing the municipality of Redován.
Likewise, Marcos has announced some of the actions that the association has carried out so far, such as the agreement with a bank that will offer advantages for associates in some of its products. It also highlights the creation of the association’s profiles in social networks, specifically Facebook and Instagram, through which the proposed initiatives will be announced, as well as the next general assembly where all the parties will be able to attend. local merchants who are interested in joining the association.
For its part, the mayor has transmitted the support of the Government Team to this initiative, stating that it will be “very positive for the residents of Redován, helping to boost the trade of our municipality.” Fernández also noted that “Redován has a very good trade, very creative and innovative but at the same time traditional, adding that” it meets all the conditions for this association to become a benchmark in the region of Vega Baja. “