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Plan to remove abandoned cars around Zakynthos.

Following the unanimous decision of the Town Council at its last meeting, the Municipality is planning to remove about 150 abandoned cars from town and villages. In many neighbourhoods there are old cars left and abandoned, which not only makes the area look derelict it can also be a source of …

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Christmas shopping… hours extended

Athens chamber of commerce has announced that stores will remain open until 9 p.m. on weekdays and until 4 p.m. on Saturdays as of December 12, and then until 6 p.m. as of December 16, when Christmas opening hours come into force. Retailers will also operate on the three remaining …

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Gale force Winds for Zakynthos.

Extreme weather conditions to hit Zakynthos later tonight. According to the press release for Dangerous Weather Reports issued on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 by the National Weather Service (NMA), bad weather is forecast for today, Sunday afternoon (24-11-2019) from the west, which during Monday (25-11-2019) will affect almost the entire …

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MP intervenes in Refugee case.

An alarm was sounded days ago at the Hellenic Coast Guard’s Operations Centre. A sailing boat with 45 refugees – migrants southwest of the Strofades Islands – was found. The vessel was found at about 9am and was aboard the MSC Lirica cruise ship which, while heading to Dubrovnik, returned …

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Man dies in tractor accident.

The local community of Zakynthos is overwhelmed by the tragic loss of our 77-year-old fellow citizen. The accident occurred on Thursday morning, 21/11/2019, in Lithakia. According to reports, the unfortunate man had left his house early in the morning to carry out agricultural work. Around 9am, according to the same …

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New ID’s for Greece due in 2021

According to a report in the newspaper “Ta Nea”, the issue of the new IDs will start in 2021 and may even replace the driving license. It will be based on the Estonian model and in fact, there will be a super chip with all the data that is required, …

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Storm leaves a trail of damage.

Many problems have been caused around the Island due to the extreme weather conditions overnight   Power cuts have also been reported in many areas around Zakynthos. Areas including Maries, Koiliomeno, Pantokratoras, Skinari, Volimes, Agio Leonta, Kypseli and Ambelokipi. In the village of Ambelokipi strong winds caused material damage to …

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