The City Council of Redován has presented its programming for the month of December, in which in addition to the traditional Christmas events, it has wanted to put the focus on children and youth so that this population can prepare their plans for the coming weeks and, above all, for their Christmas vacation period. The councilors of Childhood and Social Welfare, Marisol Ibáñez, and Culture and Education, Clara Ezcurra, have been responsible for publicizing this program in which are involved directly or indirectly all areas of the City Council. Marisol Ibáñez has shelled the actions of their departments that begin this Friday with a calisthenics workshop in the Plaza Francisco Ferrer aimed at young people aged 12 to 16 years.
“The little ones will begin activities on Saturday, December 9 from ten in the morning, with a toy library in which monitors will perform games, gymkhanas, dances and workshops for children from 5 years. On the 15th it will be the turn of improvisational theater in a workshop to be held at the Senior Center aimed at people from 16 years, and on Saturday December 16 will be a planetarium activity with virtual reality and solar observation. That same weekend of December 16 and 17 will take place a CIAM camping in the Alicante town of Biar, with actions related to environmental care. On Friday 22, on the eve of Christmas, children from 12 to 16 years old have an appointment at the Senior Center with a scape room that will take place from 17.00 to 20. 00 hours, and from December 26 to January 5 “will take place the traditional Christmas recreational activities, which are carried both the center of Redován and the neighborhoods of San Carlos and El Rincón from 9.00 to 14.00 hours, with the aim of reconciling work and family life of mothers and fathers who work in this non-school period”.
Marisol Ibáñez has announced that this year, as a novelty, on December 23 there will be a family bike ride with departure and arrival at the Plaza de la Paz. It will start at ten o’clock in the morning and will last about 45 minutes, with a tour through different streets of the town. At the end, there will be lunch and a day with the Redovan associations will be held in the same square. Another of the appointments of this Christmas program each year is the youth trip to the fair Exponadal in the Institución Ferial Alicantina (IFA), which will take place on 26, and on 29 “we will close the program with the intergenerational carols that are made from the CLIA, with departure from the Senior Center”.
Lighting of the lights on December 7
Christmas will be lit in Redován on December 7, as explained by the mayor Clara Ezcurra, who has given an account of the programming of traditional activities such as the gastronomic tourist day that takes place every year in the Plaza de la Paz with responsible for the butchers of the town that through the typical products, on this occasion on Sunday December 10 from ten in the morning, will recall the pig slaughter that for decades was performed for Christmas in many homes in Redován. “The theater can not miss these dates, and will arrive at the Casa de la Música ‘Antonio Ibáñez Serrano’ on Sunday December 17 at six in the afternoon, with the play dedicated to children’s audience ‘The fantastic bonbonería’,” said Clara Ezcurra, who has specified that the little ones will have another important appointment on Friday 22, also from six in the afternoon, to visit Santa Claus in his tree house and give them their letters in the Plaza de la Paz. Afterwards, there will be a parade with several Harry Potter characters to the Plaza Miguel Hernández. Young people will also have the traditional evening, this time on December 23 in the Plaza Miguel Hernandez from 17.30 to 01.00 hours, the same day that the Musical Union of Redován will make its Christmas party at five o’clock in the afternoon.
El viernes 29 serán las campanadas infantiles en la Plaza de la Paz, donde habrá una fiesta para despedir el año con colchonetas y distintos talleres. Cerraremos el año con música, el día 30 de diciembre en la Casa de la Música Antonio Ibáñez Serrano con el concierto ‘Iluminando Redován’. El 3 de enero el Paje Real recibirá las cartas dirigidas a Sus Majestades los Reyes Magos de Oriente, Melchor, Gaspar y Baltasar, instalando su campamento en la Plaza Miguel Hernández a partir de las seis de la tarde, y la programación terminará, como cada año, con la Cabalgata de Reyes del 5 de enero a las seis de la tarde desde la Plaza de la Cruz. A continuación, se representará el Auto de Reyes Magos.
The City Council of Redován has incorporated two young people under 30 years of age who were unemployed. These two new municipal employees will carry out their work for one year, until July 17, 2023, through Labora's EMPUJU 2022 Program co-financed by the European Social Fund.
The grant awarded is 33,031.44 euros and the jobs to be performed will be masonry laborers for the maintenance of urban public spaces and administrative assistants for the management of the local administration. The Councilor for Employment, Maite Martínez, explained that, as every year, the Redován City Council benefits from this aid co-financed by the European Union "which allows us to provide work, in this case to two young people under 30 years of age who they were unemployed, and on the other hand, we managed to improve our town thanks to their work, with which, all the citizens of Redovan benefit from these aids”.
On this occasion, the school’s project seeks to instil in the school community four of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals related to equality and education.
Redován 28/1/2022. RedovánpolisGo! The sustainable village is the project that has been launched this year by the Sagrados Corazones School in Redován and which has the support of the Town Council. This project, aimed at instilling in the educational community the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, has launched a ‘special mission’ on the occasion of the celebration, on March 8, of International Women’s Day and which seeks the involvement not only of students and their families, but of all citizens of Redován.
The ‘Special Mission 8M’ aims to meet four of the SDGs, those relating to quality education, gender equality, reduction of inequalities and partnerships for the goals. Rubén Ferrer, coordinator of the Agenda 2030 commission, explains that participating is very easy, “you just have to create a poster on real equality between men and women”. The aim is to get as many posters as possible expressing the feelings of women we admire, whether they are from our families, friends, colleagues at school or work, or celebrities. The idea is for each participant to contribute their opinion on inequalities, how we should treat each other and, above all, that no one is more than anyone else, as the new mission states. In addition, on this occasion, the Redován Secondary School is also taking part.
Marisol Ibáñez, from the Department of Social Services, explains that the Town Council usually participates in this initiative through other departments more related to environmental protection or the promotion of sustainable practices such as recycling, “but we are really excited to also collaborate from Social Services in a mission in which we seek the participation of groups and people of our municipality in general”. To this end, from the Consistory “we are going to publicise the mission through our communication channels, sharing this initiative on our social networks as well as collecting the work in the Town Hall”.
With a view to the 8M events, the councillor specified that the possibility of exhibiting the posters is also being considered. The works can be submitted in A4 size with the name and contact number on the back. Teachers, children, families and grandmothers from the Mancomunidad La Vega will hand in their posters at the school, and anyone else who would like to participate can leave them at the Town Hall. The deadline for submitting entries is 11 February.
Redovan 27/02/2019. The works to build a 24-hour Study Room and the one that will be the Municipal Exhibition Hall of Redován, in the extension of the Third Age building, are going at a good pace and its completion is expected in about 60 days. This was explained this morning by the mayor, Emilio Fernández, who has visited the progress of the works that have an investment of 450,000 euros.
The work being carried out includes two plants with an area of 270 square meters. “This project began in 2011 with the extension of the Third Age building and the Municipal Archive”, explained Fernández.
The building has a total cost of one million euros, after all the work done over the past years and has been helped by two plans of Oras and Services of the Provincial Council of Alicante, providing the City Council 200,000 euros
The mayor has expressed his satisfaction that “we fulfilled a commitment with the residents of Redován who demanded a 24-hour Study Class so that our young people did not have to go to other municipalities to study in conditions”. Also, the mayor has stressed that thanks to this action “finally we will have a municipal exhibition hall to accommodate all kinds of samples.” In this sense Fernandez recalled that the municipal archive was installed in the first phase on the ground floor and said that “we are very sensitive with everything that surrounds the history of the municipality and that is why we wanted the archives to be in a place optimal for its conservation and study “.
Fernandez also thanked the Provincial Council of Alicante for their help to undertake works that “will improve the quality of life of citizens and once completed the neighbors can enjoy these facilities for many years.”
Clara Ezcurra and Ramón López shed all the activities carried out in which the town has been disseminated throughout the national territory
The mayor of Youth, Tourism and Culture, Clara Ezcurra and the Councilor for Sports, Environment, Public Safety and Markets, Ramón López Escarabajal, today took stock of this mandate in which they have carried out numerous activities and actions that have put Redován in the spotlight as an example to follow in these matters. The mayor, Emilio Fernández, was in charge of presenting the work of both departments and said that “we have considered culture as one of the fundamental elements of the legislature, with initiatives that have given voice to citizens and, as regards security, the technical teams have been renewed to improve the quality of life of the neighbors “.
In Youth, Ezcurra has highlighted the commitment of the council for the summer trips to the water park, holding for the first time of Youth Day, at academic level holding the Cambridge exams at the institute and the youth information point about activities related to young people. The mayor has stressed that “the study room is almost ready 24 hours and soon all young people can enjoy.” And he has announced that an Escape Room will be held on March 16.
As for tourism, the mayor has highlighted the opening of hiking trails, as well as theatrical routes and gastronomic days with the collaboration of the Festera Board and Association of Hotel Owners. Likewise, a Christmas day has been celebrated without forgetting “the increase in tourism thanks to via ferrata”. Also around the culture there are numerous activities during the year and the person in charge of the area wanted to highlight “the Abarcas Desierto contest, cultural trips, carnivals, as well as the collaboration of the council in religious events such as Holy Week with the presentation of the poster and proclamation and processions “. One activity highlighted by Ezcurra has been ‘music in your bars’, bringing concerts and monologues through redován venues, as well as the Sacred Music Contest, a Halloween parade and the celebration in November of Santa Cecilia with a multitude of activities.
For his part, Ramón López Escarabal, highlighted in the Department of Markets the remodeling of the Plaza de Abastos “with improvements in accessibility, as well as piped music or the change of lights.” As for Environment “we have worked very hard with the theme of ‘tomicus destruens’ to solve this plague in which all affected pine trees have been cut and 1,000 performances of sashes and tree basins to retain the water and be able to plant.” Likewise, autochthonous plantations have been made. The mayor also highlighted the implementation of the urban garden in the center of the municipality and two Erasmus activities related to the Environment and thanks to which “students from up to five countries have come”.
On the other hand, in Citizen Security, Emergencies and Traffic has been remodeled the clothing and expanded the technical means, as well as the incorporation of more agents “and have covered all the seats that were available.” In addition, new units have also been set up for the Police Headquarters so that the agents “were in the best conditions”.
In addition, the mayor of Sports has explained that the artificial turf has been remodeled football field, as well as costumes, and so on. In addition, performances have been carried out in the indoor pool, “with more than 200 users”, remodeling of the changing rooms of the Los Pasos sports center, as well as the setting up of the Cantera Express environment, collaboration with the Climbing Club as well as the MTB Club.
Finally, López Escarabajal has highlighted the implementation of the Via Ferrata de Redován. “It has had a very important social, economic and tourist impact in the municipality and will be expanded to be the longest in Spain.”
The City Council of Redován has launched, once approved in the Local Government Board, the municipal program of aid aimed at students of the municipality who enjoy rasmus + scholarships during this course. “These scholarships are launched by the Consistorio redovanense, since they were already included in the municipal budget approved at the end of last year”, recalled the mayor, Emilio Fernández. The budget heading for Erasmus students is 2,000 euros that will be divided into five grants of 400 euros each, as reflected in the bases that can be consulted since last Tuesday on the bulletin board of the Electronic Headquarters of the City Council of Redován.
“From the government team it was decided to include this type of scholarship among the various grants that we have in place for young people with the intention of complementing the allocation given to students through the institutions on which the Erasmus program depends”, said Fernandez, who considers that “the European program is a vital experience and cultural exchange, and that is why we wanted to contribute to the promotion of this program in our municipality, giving priority to those who have less economic availability and better qualifications so that they can enjoy he”.
The scholarships are aimed at students who have an Erasmus + scholarship during the academic year 2017-2018 who reside for at least two years in Redován, and are complementary to any other assistance that the interested person may receive. Those who want to opt for them must comply with all the requirements indicated in the bases and present the documentation in person at the City Council, through the Electronic Office or in the registers specified in the Law of Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administrations within a period of 30 calendar days counted from the publication in the electronic bulletin board (https://redovan.sedelectronica.es/).
With regard to the resolution of the grants, it will be made public within a maximum period of two months from the end of the deadline for submitting applications and will have the necessary publicity to provide the call -free competition- with the necessary transparency and for that interested people can be aware of the entire procedure. The Department of Education directed by Nely Ruiz will be responsible for proposing the award of scholarships following a series of criteria such as family income or the applicant’s academic record. Ultimately the aid will be approved by the Local Government Board of the Municipality of Redován.