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The Boat Show will have a new space dedicated to sustainability and innovation. 24.09.2022

24/09/2022

In its 60th edition, it will feature, among other initiatives, a space dedicated to exhibiting boats with electric or hybrid engines and the latest innovations designed to mitigate the impact of nautical activity on seas and oceans.

The blue economy is a proposal that promotes the role of seas and oceans as an economic source and the efficient management of marine resources, regenerating ecosystems and incorporating innovations that make sustainable growth possible. With the aim of boosting its development, international institutions and entities have launched various initiatives, such as, for example, the European Commission…


Roses is taking part in the worldwide CLEAN4CHANGE initiative with a waste collection on 18 September. 10.09.2022

10/09/2022

CLEAN4CHANGE 2022, a waste collection event open to all those who wish to participate in this worldwide event, will be held in Roses on 18 September. The activity is organised by TOMRA, a multinational company in the recycling sector based in Roses, with the collaboration of Roses ZeroPlàstics, Cabirols, Club Atletisme de Roses and Port de Roses.

The Cleanchange initiative brings together volunteers from all over the world to collect rubbish from leisure areas, the mountains and the sea, and take a step towards a cleaner and more sustainable planet. Anyone interested in taking part must register in advance using the QR code on the activity poster (attached). On Sunday 18, the day will start at 9 am and the meeting point is the SARFA statio…


SUBMON will check the state of the posidonia in the coves of Roses. 07.09.2022

07/09/2022

- The intervention will be carried out with the collaboration of the City Council of Roses, the Port of Roses and the Natural Park of Cabo de Creus.

- It is part of SUBMON's Underwater Forests project, which has the support of Bonpreu and Esclat and Worldcoo through the Solidarity Rounding campaign.

SUBMON will begin this week the revision of the anchoring buoys fields of the coves of Roses which are inside the Natural Park of Cabo de Creus to identify the concrete blocks which are integrated in the posidonia meadows and to evaluate the extraction. Posidonia (Posidonia oceanica) is a plant that forms underwater forests and acts as such. It is the largest underwater habitat in terms of the bio…


The "PELICAN UN" starts the floating waste cleaning service on the coastline.

25/06/2022

The service is carried out on all the beaches and urban coves of the municipality, i.e. Almadrava, Canyelles, Bonifaci, Palangrers, La Punta, La Nova, El Rastrell, Salatar and Santa Margarita, as well as on all the stretches of slope that run between them.

On Wednesday 15th June, the PELICAN UN began the floating waste cleaning service on the town's coastline during the summer season, in accordance with the management contract signed with Roses Town Council. The service is carried out on all the beaches and urban coves of the municipality, i.e. Almadrava, Canyelles, Bonifaci, Palangrers, La Punta, La Nova, El Rastrell, Salatar and Santa Margarita, a…


Pupils from the Centre Obert take a catamaran trip along the Roses coastline to get to know the marine environament.

16/06/2022

The children of the Roses Open Center visited the Port of Roses on May 31, where they took part in a catamaran trip to get to know the Roses coastline. A total of 15 students, accompanied by family members, teachers and social workers from the center, were able to enjoy the experience and get to know Cap de Creus from the sea and its marine environment, through the explanations of the president of…


Changes in the buoy fields of Almadrava and Cala Montjoi following the indications of Capitanía Marítima.

15/06/2022

This year, on Almadrava beach the number of buoys available is reduced by 14 due to the delay of the anchoring area marked by Capitanía Marítima de Palamós, while the buoys in the anchoring area of Cala Montjoi have been redistributed.

During the month of May we installed the buoys in the coves of Roses for the summer season this year. This year they can be found in the following coves: Canyelles, Almadrava, Montjoi, Calitjàs, Pelosa, Bonifaci and Jòncols. This year, on Almadrava beach the number of buoys available is reduced by 14 due to the delay of the anchoring area marked by Capitanía Marítima de Palamós, while the buo…


The Roses Marina will once again be awarded the Blue Flag in 2022.

16/05/2022

This year, 2022, the Roses Marina has once again been awarded the Blue Flag distinction, which it has held since 2006.

This year, 2022, the Roses Marina has once again been awarded the Blue Flag distinction, which it has held since 2006. The Blue Flag is an award granted by the European Foundation for Environmental Education, in collaboration with the Association for Environmental and Consumer Education (Adeac), which manages the campaign in Spain, to reward the beaches and marinas with the highest environmental q…


Roses requests a 15-year concession for the management of the anchoring buoy field.

16/04/2022

It has included in the request the project for the installation of ecological dead bodies between Canyelles and Jóncols cove and the action would involve an investment of 888,000 euros.

Roses Town Council is requesting a 15-year concession from the Capitania Marítima del Estado for the management of the field of buoys for leisure boats, because it intends to invest and update the facilities in terms of environmental sustainability and protection of the marine environment. For this reason, the drafting of a project has been commissioned for the placement of the ecological dead, b…


Reception for the participants in the "Roses Cup" - Master of Maritime Rescue

11/04/2022

Yesterday morning the reception and welcome ceremony for the ninth Master of Sea Rescue organised by the Deutsche Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft (DLRG) took place at Roses Town Hall, as part of the programme of the Roses Cup International Tournaments. Throughout the week, the 250 participants will compete and perform the different tests on the beach of Sta Margarita, in front of the Hotel Marian, where they are staying.

During the ceremony held yesterday, the Mayor of Roses, Joan Plana Sagué, and the Councillor for Sports, Verònica Medina Flores, welcomed the organisers and participants of this Masters. With more than 1,700,000 members and sponsors, and made up of a large number of associations and entities, the Deutsche Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft (DLRG) is the leading swimming and lifeguard training organisa…


Roses continues to push ahead with the project to modernise the mobility of the Cap de Creus.

31/03/2022

This morning a new meeting of the monitoring committee of the Accessibility Plan for the Cap de Creus Natural Park was held in Roses. Created last year on the occasion of the application of the new measures for vehicle access to the park during the summer, the commission's objective is to coordinate these measures, attending to and anticipating all the needs of the population during the season, from public safety to aspects related to economic activity and tourist services.

The plan launched in Roses last year to organise the accesses to the Cap de Creus Natural Park will continue to make progress and, on this basis, the planning of actions to be applied in both the short and long term continues. The restrictions implemented during the 2021 season were the result of the need to avoid the great saturation of vehicles of previous years, given the safety problems and th…


World Water Day 2022. Groundwater, making the invisible visible.

22/03/2022

22 March is World Water Day and this year the focus is on groundwater.

History of the day: World Water Day emerged in 1992, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. That same year, the General Assembly adopted the resolution that 22 March of each year be declared World Water Day, with 1993 being the first year of celebration. The importance of water. World Water Day is celebrated every 22 March to remind us of the importance …


Nautical competitions return to the Costa Brava in 2022.

18/02/2022

The Costa Brava is once again hosting top-level sailing competitions with the 32nd Palamós Optimist Trophy-16 Nations Cup regatta, which takes place from 17th to 20th February and features 500 participants from 26 countries.

Nautical competitions return to the Costa Brava in 2022. The Costa Brava is once again hosting top-level sailing competitions with the 32nd Palamós Optimist Trophy-16 Nations Cup regatta, which takes place from 17th to 20th February and features 500 participants from 26 countries. Coinciding with the event, the Costa Brava Girona Provincial Council's Costa Brava Girona Tourist Board, through the …