Tourism Councillor declares war on city centre jam-packed with dehors

Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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NEW RULES Councillor for Marketing and Tourism, Matteo Lepore has declared drastic action must be taken to stem the over crowding of chairs and tables around the old centre: “We need to improve quality and controls.” At current levels the city has extended the licenses for 136 dehors until June 30, 2018 nevertheless, Lepore sent […]

Whatsapp group report for duty in Bolognina

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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– Project gets political bipartisan support – Public tenders to make shopping safer and plans for the youth ‘Progetto sicurezza in Bolognina’ is an initiative aka ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ that is being launched in the Bolognina area to much political fanfare – since all parties are actually on board with it. The organising committee – of […]

Breakthough for swimming pool admin mess

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016
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New management set for 25 year rule Sterlino in limbo After months or wrangling over the future of seven sporting plants, including the newly crowned Olympic swimming pool adjacent to the stadium, the comune has finally agreed on a plan. The public tender costing €110m was divided between Sogese, Uisp, Csi, 2000 Service, President Swimming […]

No stopping, please. Or standing. Mercato delle Erbe’s new rules.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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Mutual agreement between traders and residents One of the city’s new social hubs behind the Mercato delle Erbe has introduced new rules which will quite literally prevent foot traffic from flowing through the little piazza. Gillian – a barmaid – working at one of the bars explained, “You are not allowed to just walk through […]