Etiqueta 'Street drinking'
Spanish students in the streets in Arenal

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Arenal residents protest at Spanish students' nightly street parties

Bars closing at midnight may have something to do with this, but students and their noise have been issues for several years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/06/2021 11:36

Street drinking in Palma, Mallorca

Street drinking in Palma, Mallorca

Botellón in Palma.

Policia Nacional 31/05/2021

Muro's Sant Vicenç celebration attracts young people from across Majorca.

Fiestas

Muro taking measures to curb Easter Monday drinking

The Sant Vicenç pancaritat pilgrimage-picnic in Muro has acquired a reputation for being an excuse for youthful drinking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/03/2018 00:00

Fiesta night parties are a particular target for street drinking curbs. * Pictured here, Biniali (Sencelles) in 2015.

Bylaws

Tougher regulation of street drinking

Proposed ordinance from the town halls federation, Felib, is tougher than what most town halls have at present.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/03/2018 00:00

Image of the fight in Paguera last Saturday.

Police

Extra police being drafted into Paguera

Calvia police are seeking to avoid a repeat of the mass brawl in Paguera last weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/12/2017 00:00

Controls are one thing, stopping drinking from the back of cars is another.

Police

Magalluf street boozing is a bigger problem in the winter

The number of illegal street drinking incidents is seven times higher than during the summer.

Humphrey Carter22/11/2017 00:00

Alcudia mayor, Toni Mir.

Bylaws

Alcudia getting tougher on street drinking

Tougher bylaw and more police controls for dealing with Alcudia street drinking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/08/2017 00:00

Street drinking parties have been a growing issue for several years in Majorca.

Society

Town halls coming together to deal with fiesta-time drinking parties

The problems caused by the "botellón" and the number of people involved are increasing, especially at fiesta time.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/04/2017 00:00

The windmills of Es Jonquet, where noise is a major issue for the residents.

Police

Es Jonquet blighted by noise from street drinking

"The police don't come. We don't see them and we've stopped ringing them because they say they are busy."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/12/2016 00:00

The Paseo Maritimo is one area of Palma singled out for its noise.

Society

Palma residents demanding town hall action against noise

Bars, restaurants, traffic and street drinking are all blamed for increasing noise.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/11/2016 00:00

Dealing with street (and beach) drinking in Playa de Palma this summer.

Police

Palma police charges for street drinking up by 700%

There were 929 charges for breaches of the bylaw on street drinking, of which 126 were classified as having been serious.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/10/2016 00:00

The mayor of Palma, José Hila, and the Balearic tourism minister, Biel Barceló, visited Playa de Palma today.

Police

Extra police to stop illegal Playa de Palma drinking party

Another unauthorised drinking party is due to take place, and organisers are being warned of potentiallly "serious consequences".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/04/2016 00:00

Kaelum, a bar in Santa Catalina.

Police

Fines for Santa Catalina "tardeo" street drinking

The so-called "tardeo" more often than not appears to result in unacceptable behaviour because of alcohol.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/04/2016 00:00