Redován, Callosa and Cox will coordinate joint police security checks in neighbouring areas

Redován Town Council, through the head of the Local Police, has participated in the coordination meeting between the police chiefs of Callosa de Segura, Cox-Granja and Redován. The three commanders attended an initiative of the Department of Public Safety of the Callosa Town Council with the aim of coordinating security between the three towns.

The aim of the meeting was to establish a security coordination plan between the three neighbouring towns. In this way, coordinated traffic checkpoints will be set up jointly and at random in the border areas. The Councillor for Security of the City Council of Callosa, Rocio Cuadrado has indicated that “we are convinced that this initiative will work very well in the control of traffic and security between the three municipalities. The understanding and work with the local police of Cox-Granja and Redován is fantastic, and this will have a positive impact on the safety of the population of the three municipalities.

Callosa de Segura, Cox-Granja and Redován have a combined population of more than 35,000 inhabitants, in addition to the itinerant passage of thousands of people who pass through the municipalities on a daily basis. The mayoress of Redován, Nely Ruiz, said that this type of coordinated action between the local police “is very important, and represents a further step in the close collaboration that the local police of our municipalities have maintained for years, as well as with the State Security Forces and Bodies”. The Redovan councillor added that, in addition, “it allows us to reinforce the traffic and security controls that until now we have been carrying out with our own resources, but with more staff thanks to the addition of agents from the three towns”.

From Cox Town Council, the councillor for Public Safety, Ramón Pertusa, said that “the coordinated work between the three municipalities is a guarantee to improve, even if possible, the quality of the service that benefits the citizens” while highlighting “the great work that has been done for years and the result is embodied in this agreement that improves resources and makes us more efficient and effective by working as a team”.

Local Police arrest an individual for allegedly attempting to rob a shop.

Redován 14/1/2021. The Local Police of Redován have arrested an individual as the alleged perpetrator of an attempted robbery inside a commercial establishment in the town. The incident took place on 10 January at around half past eleven at night, when a neighbour called the police headquarters to report that there were sounds of banging inside the establishment in question.


The officers immediately went to the shop, where they could see at first that the entrance shutter had been forced and the glass of the door had been broken. The quick reaction of the neighbour and the police intervention allowed them to surprise the alleged perpetrator of the attempted robbery still inside the shop, who had crouched and hidden in an attempt to go unnoticed by the officers without succeeding. The man was arrested and handed over to the Guardia Civil in Callosa de Segura for further investigation.


He is the third person arrested by the Local Police so far this year for similar acts. The other two people were apprehended in the early hours of 1 January when they were also allegedly preparing to steal inside a commercial establishment. In addition to this, at the end of the year, the perpetrators of a series of acts of vandalism in the building of the Third Age were located.

Redován Town Council incorporates three caretakers and a labourer with the EMPUJU and ECOVID programmes of Labora co-financed by the European Social Fund

Redován 29/12/2021. Redován Town Council is once again benefiting from the Labora programmes of the Generalitat Valenciana EMPUJU and ECOVID, both of which are financed by the European Social Fund. Based on them, four people have been hired for a year, two under 30 years old and two unemployed over that age, who will work as caretakers in municipal facilities and masonry labourer.

The Councillor for Employment, Maite Martínez, said that this type of programme is “very important for the Redován Town Council, because we give the opportunity to two young people to enter the labour market, while on the other hand, two unemployed people over 30 have a one-year contract and guarantee a salary for their families during that time”.

The EMPUJU programme has a grant awarded to the Redován Town Council of 32,192 euros and the contracts run from 20 December 2021 to 19 December 2022. In this case, one of the young people hired will work as a construction labourer for the maintenance of urban public spaces, and in the second, a caretaker for surveillance and custody of municipal facilities. In the case of the ECOVID programme of the Valencian Community, which aims to promote recovery from the crisis in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and its social consequences, the grant is 34,00.32 euros. The two people hired will carry out their work from this past Monday 27 December until 26 December 2022, and will also carry out the work of a caretaker for surveillance and custody of municipal facilities (opening and closing facilities and other functions of the caretakers”.

Redován Town Council encourages shopping in the town with the Christmas Trade Fair

After the obligatory break caused by the pandemic, Redován is once again hosting the Christmas Trade Fair. Nearly twenty exhibitors will take part in the event which will be held this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, in the Plaza de la Paz and which was presented today by the Councillor for Commerce, Maite Martínez, and the Mayoress, Nely Ruiz, who also gave an account of the festive events for these dates which began last Tuesday with the switching on of the lights and the inauguration of the Municipal Nativity Scene. The fair is organised by the Town Hall in collaboration with the Vega Baja del Segura territory brand and the Alicante Provincial Council. The mayor of Commerce, Maite Martínez, has assured that “our commercial fabric needs all the support possible and that is why we wanted to recover an event that in 2019 was a great success that we hope to repeat this time, yes, with respect to all security measures in front of the Covid-19”. Martínez reminded the attendees that they must have their Covid passport in order, as the regulations require them to apply for it at events where more than 500 people are present. In addition, the mask is obligatory in places where the safety distance cannot be respected. The municipal official added that in the 17 exhibitors “it will be possible to buy both Christmas products from our bakeries and gifts of different kinds from our shops, another way of encouraging shopping in Redován as we have done in previous campaigns”. The fair will open its doors on Saturday at 11.00 am and then start the gastronomic contest ‘Grandfather chef Redován’. In the afternoon, the Unión Musical will bring Christmas carols to the square from 16.30 and from 18.30 children will be able to hand their letters to Father Christmas in person. The fair will remain open until 10pm. On Sunday, the opening will be at eleven o’clock in the morning and the carols of the Unión Musical will be played from 12.00 noon. At one o’clock there will be a fashion show organised by some of the participating businesses and in the afternoon there will be a performance by the Redován Dance Association at four o’clock. Both Maite Martínez and Nely Ruiz have encouraged the people of Redovan to attend, “as well as people from other parts of the region, who will have the opportunity to get to know our shops and enjoy our town, our hotels and restaurants and our nature. For her part, the mayoress has previewed some of the activities that will take place during the festivities in Redován. Thus, on Saturday 18 December there will be an evening party in the Plaza Miguel Hernandez, from six in the afternoon until midnight. “We want young and not so young people to enjoy this evening with music from the garage and DJ Angelo,” said the councillor. Ruiz added that that evening the Department of Social Services together with the Mancomunidad La Vega will carry out an action against gender violence “which will consist of the installation of a photocall where attendees can take a photo with messages against this type of violence that we always have to keep in mind since it takes the lives of many women every year”. The Department of Culture has scheduled for Sunday 19 the children’s theatre performance ‘The Adventures of the Young Prince’ at the Casa de la Música Antonio Ibáñez Serrano. Also from the area directed by Clara Ezcurra, on 23 December it will be the turn of the Royal Page, who will arrive with his tent in the Town Hall Square to collect the letters to the Three Wise Men from the children of Redován. “The page boy will not arrive alone, as he will be accompanied by different elements of children’s entertainment so that in addition to delivering the letter our children will have a fun afternoon,” said the mayoress. Finally, this year, on the evening of 5th January, the traditional Three Kings Parade will return to Redován starting at six o’clock in the evening, and at the end of which, the traditional Three Kings Auto de Reyes will be held in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (Town Hall Square). Nely Ruiz has assured that “we have prepared a programme as similar as possible to that of the years before the pandemic, but we must be very aware that Covid-19 is still here, and we have to take all possible precautions to avoid a further increase in cases in our municipality and in our region”.

Green light for the start of extension work on the Jaime de Sant Angel Secondary School in Redován

The extension of the IES Jaime de Sant Àngel de Redován will get underway in the next few days, once the act of reconsideration for the start of the works has been signed. The signing was attended by the mayoress of Redován, Nely Ruiz, the councillors José Nájar and Ramón López, technicians from the Town Hall, representatives of the construction company Orthem and the technical management of the work. The councillor for Education, Rebeca Martínez, explained that the work is expected to take twelve months to complete and once finished it will allow us to respond to the educational needs of Redován”. Among the agreements adopted in the meetings prior to the start of the works, the Calle Doctor Marañón will be closed to traffic for the duration of the works. The town planning councillor, José Nájar, has indicated that this decision has been taken “as a safety measure and with the aim of disrupting as little as possible the daily work of the school, which will of course continue as usual while the works are being carried out”. The building project, which is included in the Edificant Plan, involves the creation of four classrooms for Bachillerato and two for Secondary, space for teachers, another smaller classroom and a space for computer classes. The IES will have a new building with a ground floor and two storeys, with a floor area of 1,369 square metres. The company awarded the contract will carry out the work for 1.6 million euros plus VAT.

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The Redován Town Council celebrates the tender for the roundabout on the N-340 that will improve traffic flow and boost the industrial estate.

Redován Town Council has expressed its satisfaction at having a response to what has been, for almost a decade, one of the main demands of the Consistory to the Government of Spain: the construction of a roundabout at kilometre point 691.800 of the N-340. The mayoress, Nely Ruiz, recalled that both her predecessor in office, Emilio Fernández, and herself, have demanded this roundabout from all those in charge of the Ministry, the General Directorate of Roads or the Government Sub-delegation who have been in office since 2014. The roundabout will be built to the south of the crossing of Barrio San Carlos and will have two service roads on the margins to rearrange access to the industrial estate. The works include the conditioning of intersections, rearrangement of accesses and treatment of the crossing. For Ruiz, “this infrastructure is going to boost our industrial area, as it is located in an unbeatable location, with good communication with the A-7, and with the roundabout we will be able to make it more permeable and provide traffic flow, which is the only thing it lacks”. The mayoress of Redován wanted to recall all the work that has been done, “because the section of the N-340 that affects us has always appeared on the lists of black spots on the Spanish road network, and although the Town Hall has taken the measures that were in our power to attract companies to the industrial estate, and we have succeeded, you only have to take a look at our industrial area, having good access is also very important to continue to grow”. The works are in the tendering phase and will be executed together with a second roundabout in Albatera, at the height of the Mos del Bou Industrial Estate and with a joint budget of 2.22 million euros aimed at improving road safety and traffic functionality at intersections.

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