Elevation Of The Town Of San Pedro, In The Municipality Of Figueira Da Foz, Coimbra District, Village

Original Language Title: Elevação da povoação de São Pedro, no município da Figueira da Foz, distrito de Coimbra, à categoria de vila

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DRAFT law No. 535/X ELEVATION  ‡ à ƒ the ƒ PEDRO, of the CITY  PEEP the 1 BILL N. º 535/X ‡ ƒ is the ELEVATION of PEDRO ƒ, in  CITY PIO of FIGUEIRA DA FOZ, € VILLAGE exhibition grounds the origins of the settlement of the Grave was started at the end of the 18TH c. by a group of fishermen is  lhavenses that, seeking better opportunities in this piece of sea, settled here.

Later, your growth for This, on the waterfront, was born the village of Gala, so intrinsically linked to the grave that, even today, is difà easy understand where the border that separates them.

However, although rem, the same origin have owned identity and culture, although live the same dramas and female ambition of µ s, Grave and Gala are vying with each other for devotion as a sane ³ people after all not. This rivalry, in grace, always remember in popular sayings, but the time and the adopting of lifestyles, increasingly cosmopolitan and diverse destinations-oriented comes thinning.

From 2⪠half of the 19TH c. followed the µ s generation of fishermen who headed the banks of Newfoundland and Gronelà ¢ ndia, in lots of places, on demand of the bacalhoeiros faithful friend. Bitter life, difà cil, of those times, especially while fishing for cod if done is line, lonely, two feet of gà © read sea, is of all mercà setbacks. 2 the streets from the grave-Gala were then silent semi-desertasâ € ¦ the heart µ s tight, black dresses, during the long months of absence of men from the sea.

The cod industry has become a factor of utmost importance for the local economy. Active shipyards in repair and naval construction, the Morraceira cod dry, the salt sea, fishing companies, armadoras companies, large warehouses, several were fronts that, on land, depended on the faina bigger.

After the era of fishing for cod, local fishermen embraced aram for trawl and purse seine.

Artisanal fisheries, in the estuà of the Mondego River, which was making poor extension and addition of low family income, is seeking to rehabilitate himself with the new facilities offered by the recently built € œ â Galaâ €  portinho da.

This is today, also, a markedly industrial and port, with shipyards, fish, fishing harbour and a series of different industries of small and average size in Morraceira and in the industrial zone of the Gala.

This Parish also includes two important equipment in the areas of health and social action: the District Hospital of Figueira da Foz, S.A. (Gala) and the recent Gerià Center € œ Jesyka is trico â s Nascimentoâ €  a marine is Varga Foundation the Bissaya Barreto (Cabedelo).

The story of the village ³ ria recent Grave and the Gala belonged administratively is a parish of Lavos, until 1985, as well as the Cabedelo and part of Morraceira belonged is Parish of JuliÃ. 3 In 1974 the inhabitants of the Cave and the Gala, in the parish of Lavos, presented to the Minister of Internal Administration a petition for the creation of a new Parish , with those of the parish of San Pedro, making you feel an old very aspiraà before the 25 April 1974.

The first draft law was presented by a group of members of the Socialist Party in 1978, with the Nr 154/I, to the creation of the parish of Cova Gala, suffering soon the following year some changes µ s, as the replacement of have tulo to the parish of Saint Peter and defining its limits.

But are ³ in 17 April 1984 was proposed is the Assembly of the Republic the draft final Act, with the nº 315/III, signed by members of the Socialist Party Henri Vieira Gomes, Manuel Alegre, Lità © River Monteiro, Dinis Alves, Maria à ngela ‚ Patidar and Jose Cunha and wise.

Finally, in PlenÃ, meeting of the Assembly of the Republic the day July 11 1985 was passed the creation of the parish of San Pedro, in the municipality of Figueira da Foz, this date that the Mayors of the time assign ram as name is the main avenue of the parish indicating, this historical event Rico ³.

This approval resulted is Law nº 96/85, which entered into force on 9 October 1985, data that is part of the toponà mia in the parish.

Was thus consummated the dream of many years of people Galense, who saw in this Grave Act the possibility to manage your land targets, where virtually everything was missing.

4 the optical characterization of Geogrà and demographic gets a  area of 89 acres, this parish is situated on the left bank of the Mondego River, five kilometres ³ metres from the town centre, facing north with the parishes of Julià and village green, to the East with the Morraceira Island, to the South by the parish of Lavos and the West with the Atlantic Ocean as part of the five parishes (are JuliÃ, Vila Verde, Buarcos, Tavarede and Saint Peter) that make up µ in the urban area of the city of Figueira da Foz.

The optical characterization are ³ ³ mica Economic-the parish of San Pedro was in the last decade of 80 1 sand, sprinkled of houses, in the vast majority of your first floor.

With very little planning, basic infrastructures were non-existent and the paved roads would be little more than six: AV. gio Remedies the Barreto FalcÃ, Prof. Bissaya Barreto Street, part of the street of San Pedro, Rua Prof. Mahmood Cadima, the street that gave access to Cabedelo and at Colombia ³ Bathing and the former nias 109, today AV. July 12.

Its inhabitants lived mainly from fishing industry and shipyards, and this trend to change slowly with the recent installation of the fishing port and the opening of the Hospital District of Figueira da Foz at this location.

Trade that gave support to approximately 2,000 inhabitants of the parish was constituà by some grocery stores that had, together, wine and snacks shops, two cafes in the grave and many others at the Gala.

5 Despite the large initial effort moved by their Mayors to change the large and serious problems that existed, still in the Decade of 90, the parish of San Pedro was one of the most deprived in the municipality of Figueira da Foz.

However, the parish of San Pedro was developing smoothly and orderly and, together with all the infrastructure created, came into existence also sustained growth.


Due to good prospects of future, new and several businessmen entrepreneurs here have settled and have invested in industries and trades modern and of various types, who came to bring a great dynamism in the parish, as well as a new soul.

à ‰ perceptà that in these last fifteen years the Parish of Saint Peter gave a qualitative leap in your development. Today, its about 4,000 inhabitants practically do not need to leave the parish to get the essential to their lives.

Tourism, in particular: animation and Sport all year By mid-June start returning is Grave-Gala many of his sons emigrated mainly for coastal lands of the United States of America. Ià § am-if the blinds, air-houses and desfraldam proudly on the window the paà s flags, a sign of that came with the heart wide open of longing, but already somewhat torn between two cradle the: one who packed your past and the other in that their children see grow.

6 the streets liven up at each reunion. Ã ‰ party time and leisure are welcome the swimmers arriving for rent house for holidays, or who choose to assemble tent in one of two campsites in the parish.

About of 5 km of white sandy beaches and dune protected and are prepared with all the infrastructure to receive the animation.

In the far north the same Beach do Cabedelo, where Wellington landed in 1808 with his troops to expel the French invaders who plagued the fig tree, is today the elected for the practice of surfing, windsurfing or kitesurfing, Bodyboarding, and already received, until, World Championships of the modalities. The surf school here, overlooking the sea, can be an auxà lio precious to those who, in the holidays, decide to start in this extreme sport. The coastline between the Cabedelo and the grave is divided by µ thick wall, forming small and inviting beaches that provide all the infrastructure necessary to the seaside tourism (parking, access is Beach, surveillance, bars and restaurants).

The infrastructure and the Collective Equipments the parish of San Pedro has network of water, electricity, Natural gas and cable television, as well as domestic sewage networks and rainwater, throughout your housing area and is served by a modern station of waste waters treatment.

The streets are all paved and in your garbage collections are made daily in all agglomerations.

7 the industry the parish of San Pedro has: 2 Companies carroà Assembly § arias; 2 Companies of cement Artifacts; 1 Metalizaà company; 1 Company; 4 packing and Processing firms congelaÃ; 2 Companies of canned fish; 1 plastics company; 6 Companies of Metalomecà ¢ nica; 3 Woodworking companies; 1 µ telecommunications companies; 2 packaging Companies; 1 pottery mica company; 1 Glass recycling company; 1 Embroidery company; And 1 Concrete company.

The Naval construction, the parish of San Pedro has:-The Shipyards do Mondego, in the Morraceira;
-The Shipyards of Figueira da Foz, in Cabedelo;
-And the yards of Port C.P.T..

Fishing the parish of San Pedro has: 8-6 dragging µ s coastal fishing;
-10 trawlers;
-20 handmade fishing boats of sea;
-60 handmade fishing boats of Rio;
-Auction;
-Fishing port to Process of salt to the parish of Saint Peter has 5 Salinas in full laboraÃ.

Aquaculture the parish of San Pedro has 3 operating Units the piscà glue in aquaculture and nurseries.

The Civil construction in the parish of San Pedro there are 5 Builders in the laboraà contains naked.

Trade and the services the parish of San Pedro has: 10 Restaurants; 20 cafes; 06 Pastries; 01 Bakery; 9 01 Pizzeria; 03 Steakhouses; 05 Butchers; 05 grocery stores; 06 Mini markets; 01 Municipal market; 05 Hairdressers; 06 ready-to-wear; 02 Kiosks; 02 Stationery; 04 Florists; 01 GO deo Club; 03 fishing shops; 01 Shop of decoration; 02 Automatic mobile ³ Workshop; 02 Funerà various agencies; 01 banking agency; 02 Post Atm; 02 «centers automatic ³.

Transport and communications µ s the parish of San Pedro has: 2 cargo Transportation; 1 public Urban Transport in charge of AVIC; 1 Long-distance public Transport over the road laugh; 1 square of HAVE is cheese; 10 1 public Station of C.T.T.; 1 Post public Internet access.

The education of the parish of San Pedro has: 1 Primary School EB 1 the Gala, with six classrooms; 1 pre-school; 2 µ s A.T.L. Extension; 1 Daycare; 1 library.

The health of the parish of San Pedro has:-the District Hospital of Figueira da Foz, that covers the entire Municipality and the trofes lemon and is equipped with all the modern techniques and hospital services. It has about 400 employees;
-1 extension of the Health Unit of the Social Security medical post ambulatà ³ River health care primary rivers;
-1 pharmacy;
-2 Clan Chronicles are dentÃ;
-1 single Clan in Vet;
-1 optical Centre is “;
-1 massage Centre, physiotherapy and nursing.

11 the  Social area and support Seniors the parish of s. Pedro has the Grave Social Center-Gala in Valencia experiences: domicilià Support is Elderly and needy, Daycare, A.T. L and Kindergarten, in the Morraceira.

The parish of 100 are Pedro's day care center, domicilià Support is elderly and ATL.

The parish of s. Pedro offers the Gerià Center is trico Adrienne s Viegas.

The parish authorities of St. Peter has three communities who continue to work to keep alive the tradition µ:-Grupo Desportivo Cova-Gala, founded on 5 October 1977, which continues to introduce systematic form practice and organized three football teams, two of them training and with excellent results;
-March Club Sports Gala, thymus founded on 3 May 1938, with feature of gym maintenance, kenpo, weekly recreational activities for young people and your Ranch Folclà ³ Rico waterfront, which organizes every year the Festival of folklore;
-And the Covense Youth Club, founded on 9 April 1939, more social oriented support to Seniors, with wool activities° tips and popular games, keeping the ranch children's activity Pit Gala and the young core that promotes strong entertainment and cultural obstacles.

Sports equipment-11-a-side football pitch;
-5-a-side football pitch, synthetic tico;

-Two soccer fields and basketball courts, in concrete. 12 Peter Traditions of fishermen the festivities in honour of Saint Peter, patron saint of the parish, for the last days of July and have your high point in the procession of Sunday afternoon. Jingle bells to the view out of the chapel of St. Peter and go through the streets, flanked by the whenever you many popular waiting impatient the deliberate lifestyle and touching courtship. Other processions of the County's fair put this among the most prominent by devotion and emotion with fishermen to carry, in litters, beautiful thumbnails of fishing vessels, thanking and asking for blessing and protection for the work of the sea.

Thus, in accordance with the rules and applicable legal, Mr petition presents the following draft law: Article only the village of San Pedro, in the municipality of Figueira da Foz, is elevated to the category of village.

São Bento Palace, 4 June 2008 the Deputy of the Social Democratic Party Miguel Almeida