The Town Council of Calp has taken various actions this year to prevent the drop of the municipal census that in November 2016, according to the National Institute of Statistics, reached 19,591 inhabitants, the official figure for the 1st January 2016.
The DUSI strategy "Revitalizing Calp" starts walking. The Town Council hosts the open call for the projects that will be financed by the Feder Funds within the framework of the Strategy for Sustainable and Integrated Urban Development (EDUSI). The call aims at the municipal departments that may present their proposals to the Management Unit (municipal body responsible for the selection), being the actions that will specify the different thematic objectives that make up the DUSI strategy of Calp.
Starting tomorrow and until Sunday 10, the Old Town of Calp will host, for the fifth consecutive year, the Christmas Fair, an event that was born with the intention of revitalizing the oldest area of the municipality and that, little by little, has become a meeting point for citizens, through a participatory fair in which local businesses and associations are involved, being complemented with the organization and recreation of Christmas atmosphere.
The Department for Education of Calp, directed by Pilar Cabrera, has organized a workshop for the Christmas school holiday period in order to facilitate the reconciliation of work and family life.
The Town Council of Calp has been awarded in the third edition of the Municipal Good Practices Contest for its Specialized Program of Education Attention, an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports (MECD) and the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP), which recognizes the work and commitment of the seven municipalities involved in this type of programs.
Calp is preparing an intense Christmas full of events. The municipal departments of Commerce-Creama, Culture, Festivals, Tourism, Youth, Promotion of the Old Town and Citizen Participation have developed a complete program that starts tonight with the lighting of Christmas lights and a parade through the town. The representatives of the departments involved have presented this morning the official program.
The Councillor for Education of the Town Council of Calp, Pilar Cabrera, and municipal technicians held a meeting in the middle of November with the regional secretary of Education Miguel Soler, the general assistant manager for infrastructure Jesús García, and the representative of Conselleria Inmaculada Sánchez, in order to know the details of the “Pla Edificant” proposed by Conselleria.
One more year, the Philatelic Association of Calp organizes EXFICALP, a philatelic exhibition that this year in its 22nd edition pays tribute to the III Centenary of the Hermitage of Sant Joan and Cases de Torrat.