Technology features in all ten city districts for Mobile Week BCN

MWeekBCN. The programme of parallel and prior activities for the Mobile World Congress has been boosted.

Sant Andreu preserves the historical properties in its old town

Urban planning. City Council has approved a special protection plan to preserve a total of 130 properties.

Measures to dignify the area around the station in La Sagrera

Infrastructures. City Council is promoting the construction of protected housing and rolling out various urban projects while insisting Adif resumes work.
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The Besòs area gets 15 million euros in funding from Europe

Funding. A boost to help combat unemployment, school dropout rates and the digital divide, improving urban and economic development in the area.
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Catalan National Day around the neighbourhoods

Catalan National Day. District offices and entities have teamed up to celebrate 11 September.
Mobile Week

Debates and artistic creations to reflect on the impact of the digital world

Technology.Ten young artists have produced artistic creations around Barcelona’s ten city districts to show their vision of digitalisation and the transformational power of new technologies.

Agreement to move the Model prison and the Trinitat Vella open prison to the Zona Franca

Facilities. City Council is to provide two sites for the Government of Catalonia to build two new prisons and free up space for facilities, social housing and green areas in L’Eixample and Sant Andreu.

Work starts on the new market for the Bon Pastor neighbourhood

Markets. Residents held a popular party to celebrate the laying of the first stone for the building. The new market will be 9,348 square metres and should open in autumn 2018.

Solidarity Economy Fair of Catalonia, fairer and more sustainable alternatives

Solidarity economy. The fifth edition of the fair was held in October, demonstrating the wealth of a sector mainly made up of cooperatives, associations and foundations, and which has a social impact involving 133,000 people in Catalonia.

The first municipal co-working centre is now open

Economy. Professionals working at the ‘Sinèrgics’ centre, located in the Baró de Viver neighbourhood, are committed to helping neighbourhood development.
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La Mercè, a varied and participatory festival reaches more neighbourhoods

La Mercè. The festival, which involves over 200 entities, spreads to the Parc de la Trinitat, the Fabra i Coats and La Caldera.