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Torremolinos town hall receives new mini-bus for disabled students

Pedro Peña, Pedro Pérez and José Ortiz with the new bus
Pedro Peña, Pedro Pérez and José Ortiz with the new bus / Tony Bryant
  • The vehicle was donated to the town by the local water company Aguas de Torremolinos

torremolinos. Torremolinos town hall has accepted the kind donation of a new mini bus.

The bus has been specially adapted for the use of providing transport for students with reduced mobility.

The bus, which seats eight, including two passengers in wheelchairs, was presented to the town hall by Aguas de Torremolinos.

The new vehicle, which has also been fitted with a tail-lift, was put into operation last Tuesday, and will be used in the transportation of students who need to visit day care centres and therapy sessions.

The presentation, which was held outside the Torremolinos town hall on Monday, was attended by José Ortiz, mayor of Torremolinos.

Also present were Pedro Pérez, councillor for social services, and Pedro Peña, the general manager of Aguas de Torremolinos.

Pedro Pérez expressed his sincere gratitude to the local water board, saying, "This is a special occasion, because we will now be able to provide a much needed service for students with functional diversity."

The town hall also has plans to use the new vehicle for those residents of Torremolinos who need to visit the occupational day centre, or medical appointments and hospital visits.

Aguas de Torremolinos and the town hall have recently collaborated on an initiative called TAP, a project that focuses on the needs of students with disabilities in Torremolinos.