Innovation. Barcelona City Council and the Generalitat are setting up the group, which will also work on the security of large scale data for businesses and public administrations.
Traditions. The festive programme kicks off on Saturday, 22 August, with the opening speech by Alfred Picó. A total of 570 activities are planned and 18 streets are putting up decorations.
Safety and security. Fifty officers are patrolling Collserola Natural Park to show a police presence, carry out fire prevention tasks and help residents.
Social services. City Council activates the action plan for heatwaves and puts two teams into service to attend to the most vulnerable.
Safety and security The Mayor welcomes the new officers who have graduated from the Barcelona police force's 87th training course.
Environment. The city is not in an alert situation, unlike almost all other Catalan municipalities, but it would be wise to take some precautions.
Courts. The municipal government understands the public prosecutor is already acting and will not insist with charges.
Immigration. Ada Colau promised to provide support for families while the centre remains open.
Sant Joan. It’s one of Barcelona’s most popular festivals and a special cleaning and safety unit has been laid on.
Mayor. Vilà suggested requesting the city could provisionally use empty homes belonging to the Port de Barcelona.