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Help to fight forest fires

RURAL municipalities in the Valencia region are to receive dedicated fire prevention teams thanks to a €15 million initiative from the regional government. Full story...

Sympathy for Torrevieja Auditorium concert bookers

Email December 5, 2017 Dear Sir Anyone who has recently tried to book seats at the Torrevieja Auditorium for the coming concerts in the New Year has...

Spain’s politicalised judiciary

Cartagena December 4, 2017 Dear Sirs Spain’s politicalised judiciary divulges its face: Sra Carmen Lamela (56), judge at the Audiencia Nacional (national penal court) No 3 in...

Regarding Cataluña letters

Email December 1, 2017 Dear Mrs Garfield and Mrs Vilanova Your letters to CBN published in the edition of November 17-23, 2017 pained me deeply, simply because...

How tough is tough?

Jávea December 3, 2017 Dear Editor In April 2016, Jávea announced with much publicity that they were getting tough on owners of messy plots and sent 200...

Thanks Mrs May

PM Mariano Rajoy once again thanked his British counterpart Theresa May for her support in the Catalan crisis during his visit to Number 10...

Big freeze hits crops

FOLLOWING one of the worst droughts in living memory, farmers had more cause for lament this week as autumn frosts damaged crops all over...

Prom safety hike

SECURITY concerns over terrorist threats in crowded areas are leading Costa councils to further increase preventive measures over the Christmas period and beyond. Benidorm council...

Drought plans activated

EMERGENCY drought plans (PES) have been imposed on town halls that manage municipalities with more than 20,000 inhabitants in the Segura river basin. This affects...

Clubs and Charities North

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Calpe’s new N-332 access to open ahead of schedule

WORK TO construct the North access roundabout to Calpe from the N332 has progressed so well, that the new road is due to open...

Fiesta fun

THOUSANDS of people have been out in the streets enjoying themselves during Torrevieja’s patron saint fiestas. More photos in this week’s Costa Blanca News (south...

Bank holiday traffic operation underway

A TOTAL of 6.7 million car journeys are expected to be made by motorists this week until Sunday evening, with bank holidays falling on...

Snow comes to Alicante

TEMPERATURES plummeted and the first snow of the season fell in the mountains of Alicante province. Full report in this week’s Costa Blanca News –...

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It’s a record

THE ‘BODEGAS’ of Alicante province turned out 11.9 million bottles of wine during the 2016-2017 season, according to the protected designation of origin (PDO)...

Thieves pillage ancient site

Seeing the scene

TEENAGE THIEVES ARRESTED