| The planned actions, which include a new plaza and the pedestrianization of Calle Cieza, among other improvements, seek to improve the quality of life of citizens | The City Council of Las Torres de Cotillas is going to carry out the remodeling of the surroundings of the Carmen neighborhood, with the location of a new plaza and the pedestrianization of Calle Cieza, creating new spaces for children's games and a geronto-gym area, among other actions . Mayor Torreño, Joaquín Vela Fernández, affirms that "with this and other present and future actions that we are carrying out in the municipality we are on the way to address the urban change necessary to raise the quality of life of the residents." "With these projects we are responding to the regeneration necessary for different areas of Las Torres, addressing urban challenges positively." In this sense, the person in charge of the City Maintenance, Public Transport and Services, and Neighborhoods and Districts area of ??the consistory, Marian Fernández Fernández, explains that the works, which will last three months, have a budget close to 125,000 euros. "We are going to pave and rebuild the plaza, implementing an area with bleachers, a picnic area, improve the irrigation network and carry out a renovation of public lighting, using more efficient and environmentally friendly lighting." "The remodeling of the plaza and its surroundings demonstrates the consistory's firm commitment to the rehabilitation and improvement in a comprehensive way," remarks Fernández. Planned at EDUSI This project is included in the Sustainable Urban Development Strategy (EDUSI) called "Las Torres Conecta".
Specifically, in the line of action to promote equality, health and social inclusion, covering other thematic objectives such as urban regeneration and social and labor integration in disadvantaged areas. The EDUSI Torreña has a total amount of 6,250,000 euros for investments in the municipality, of which 80% is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (Feder), through the 2014-2020 Multi-regional Operational Program of Spain, while 1,250,000 euros are from a municipal contribution.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Las Torres de Cotillas