Gerardo Pisarello, Baròmetre Semestral

Tourism replaces unemployment as the main concern among citizens

Municipal. The quarterly barometer shows that for the first time ever tourism is the main concern among the population, even though people are aware of what the municipal government is doing about it.
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All set for Sant Joan

A total of 27 bonfires will be lit around the city on the most magical night of the year. The City Council will be ensuring safety by laying on extra police, fire, cleaning and public transport services.
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Weekend: Local festivals in the old quarter and La Marina to welcome the summer!

Popular festivals. The neighbourhood of Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera is holding its local festival. Summer brings festivals in the old quarter and the neighbourhood of La Marina, the first big event being a popular celebration for Sant Joan.
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Mobility scooters get access to public transport

Mobility. As from 26 June a pilot scheme means people with reduced mobility and who have authorised mobility scooters can use the metro and bus networks the same way wheelchair users do.
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First step towards resuming work at La Sagrera

Infrastructures. Even though work has resumed on the drainage system before the start of summer, pressure to get work under way again on the foundations for the Sant Andreu Comtal station in 2017 remains firm.
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History and identity for the future of Vallcarca

Urban planning. The proposal which will define the future urban design for Vallcarca optimises the neighbourhood’s existing resources, particularly infrastructures, as well as preserving the local identity and historical heritage.
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“Let’s build Barcelona, let’s gain the future”

Strategy. Halfway through the current term of office, the First Deputy Mayor, Gerardo Pisarello, details the city model to be developed between now and 2025, calling for collaboration from the economic, business and academic communities.
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Metro services to run all night on the eve of Sant Joan

Mobility. The metro will operate non-stop from 5 am on Friday 23 June, the day of the celebration, through until midnight on Sunday 25 June.
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Reception and support in a refuge city

Refuge. The 79% rise in the number of people attended to by services for migrants and refugees confirms the need to continue applying and broadening civic and political action to support and include asylum seekers.
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The transformation of La Mar Bella school gets under way

Poblenou. The demolition of the Sant Bernat Calbó church means a transformation and new facilities for the school.

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Sustainable Energy Week

Ecologia. Barcelona is joining in with the initiative with visits and activities on efficiency, savings and energy sovereignty.
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Music in the Parks

Music. Music in the Parks fills the city’s green spaces with evening concerts in the summer.
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‘Somnis refugiats’

Exhibitions. The exhibitions ‘Somnis refugiats’ is on in Pl. Glòries on 10 June as part of World Refugee Day.
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Film series ‘Women: action and resistance’

Film. This series of free film returns from June to September, organised by the Councillor’s Office for Feminism and LGBTI.
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La Marina holds its local festival

Festes. The Festa Major de la Marina, otherwise known as the Bacanals de Barcelona, is back over the weekend of Sant Joan.
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Festival Tangent

Festivals. The new arts festival for L’Eixample, the Tangent, is on until 27 July.
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Open-air film at Les Cotxeres de Sants

Cinema. The open-air film series returns to the Cotxeres de Sants on Thursdays in June and July.
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Visit the botanical gardens!

Routes. The Jardí Botànic de Barcelona offers visitors a chance to stroll around four continents in a setting unique for its architecture and landscape.
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