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New ambulance for the Misericordia

New ambulance for the Misericordia

The ceremonial tape was cut this Saturday on the Fosso just outside the walls of Barga vecchia as a new ambulance was officially welcomed into the fleet of the Misericordia del Volontariato del Barghigiano. The small size of the ambulance means that it can enter the narrow streets of Barga Vecchia and any of the other smaller […]

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One Ape accident is not news, two might just be

One Ape accident is not news, two might just be

Over the years on this site we have written about and photographed the three wheeler Ape which trundle around this area many, many times. They have featured in articles  – how to drive an Ape, a design fault in most of the old apes,  a special edition Ape The Piaggio Ape (pronounced “ah-peh” – Italian […]

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Rock in the road causes accident ?

Rock in the road causes accident ?

One of the main roads in Barga, in via Roma, was blocked this afternoon after an accident involving a young scooter rider who ended up on the road and needing ambulance attention. The reasons for the accident are still unclear but those on the scene of the accident, including the rider’s father are claiming that […]