Second indoor swimming pool in Coín

Coín Council has put out to tender the contract for the second phase of work on the second indoor swimming pool being built in the municipality.

Speed bumps for Coín

Coín Council has started work on installing a whole series of speed bumps throughout the town, particularly near schools and on busy roads, in an attempt to reduce the number of accidents. The project is costing €28,000.

Coín studying possibility of new street market

The authorities in Coín are studying the feasibility of a new food market in the centre of the town, although it could be a few years away even if everything goes to plan.

Cable thefts in Coín leave cemetery in darkness

Much of Coín cemetery has been virtually in darkness since last Thursday after two thefts of electric cables, the first such robberies in the area and only a week after the authorities reported a 30% drop in the crime rate in the municipality.

Coín Council to do more to curb the ‘botellón

Following a meeting of the Local Security Board in Coín, attended by Council members and representatives of the Local Police and Guardia Civil, Mayor Gabriel Clavijo promised more action to curb the practice of ‘botellón’ (street drinking) in the municipality following an upsurge in street drinking.

Cannabis in Coín

Guardia Civil officers in Coín have arrested a 37 year old British national, Tom NB, on charges of crimes against the public health after the discovery of 337 marijuana plants being cultivated on his property. The plants, cannabis sativa, are destined to be destroyed.

Two die in collision with horse

A 41-year-old man and a 13-year-old girl died in the early hours of this morning near Coín after their motorcycle was in collision with a horse.

Fire in Coín shopping centre

About a dozen shops in the La Trocha shopping centre in Coín suffered power cuts after fires affected a number of electricity meters.