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Tag Archives: social awareness

Zakynthos:-  Volunteers in action despite the heatwave.

Volunteer actions are still in force even though Zakynthos has been hit with a heatwave. This time it was a group of young volunteers from the Summer Camp run by Takis and April  Korianitis at Porto Koukla.     This year April mentions that due to coronavirus it has been …

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Zakynthos:- Jaws of Life “Penny” comes to the rescue, saving a 17 year old British Tourist.

A 17-year-old Briton miraculously had a lucky escape at Agios Sostis, Zakynthos, yesterday.  Initial thoughts were that he climbed a cliff and fell into the void whilst trying to take photographs of the area.  The young tourist ended up hanging from his leg which was nailed to an iron rod. …

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Zakynthos joins in activities to honour “World Environment Day”

Zakynthos is its efforts to make citizens aware of environmental issues decided to act, joining in one of the many of activities taking place world-wide. The United Nations, recognizing that the protection and improvement of the environment is an issue of major importance that affects the well-being of people and …

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Zakynthos: Municipality of Zakynthos The waste bin undergrounding study was approved

The Municipality of Zakynthos approved the study for the supply of undergrounding waste and recycling bins, their purchase as well as the supply of 2 garbage trucks 16m3 with a roof crane specifically designed for the underground bins. According to the post in “DIAVGEIA”, the decision concerns the supply and …

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Zakynthos:- The British Consulate meets with our local Hospital staff for “Mental Awareness” week

Mental Health Awareness Week took place from 10-16 May 2021.  In light of the occasion our very own British vice Consulate took part in the awareness programme.   Each year the staff at the British Vice Consulate Zakynthos takes part in actions to promote the awareness of Mental Health. Last …

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Zakynthos:- volunteers again at work…… Airport road clean up with 9 volunteers

Just nine volunteers from the Environmental – Social Responsibility & Awakening team “GREEN ACTIVIST GROUP”, managed today (16/05) in the morning to collect 52 large garbage bags of our waste along the airport road (a distance of about 1,200 meters) !! What are you doing to help? Tourist season has …

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Zakynthos:- Animal Welfare groups need help.

An urgent plea to help volunteer-run charities, Zante Strays, ZAWF and Healing Paws, on the island of Zakynthos, Greece. They have no funding from government sources and rely purely on donations from the wonderful online communities that surrounds them. If you would like to help please click on the link …

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Zakynthos: Why are these German tourists cleaning our beaches?

At the beginning of January 2021, Alex Ditzel (31 years) and Olga Ditzel (31 years) from Berlin, Germany, decided to spend winter on Zakynthos. While the couple enjoys working remotely around the beautiful island, they also saw a lot of washed up plastic trash on its beaches,  otherwise so beautiful …

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Zakynthos:- The Volunteer Group of Zakynthos nominated for the ΕυΓε award. Here’s how to vote!

The Volunteer Group of Zakynthos has been nominated for an award in recognition for their work. Just what is the award? The newspaper Hmera, , is seeking to honor those who in 2020 achieved decisively personal and common values. For the first time in ZAkynthos, the EVGE Awards has been …

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Zakynthos:- The Volunteer Group of Zakynthos has managed to put a little brightness into the Zakynthian Christmas (photos)

The Volunteer Group of Zakynthos spread Christmas cheer! The Volunteer Group of Zakynthos, in collaboration with the Port Fund of Zakynthos, proceeded with the electrification of its manger today. The idea of ​​a full-size manger started last year. This year, the whole project took shape with the cooperation of several …

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