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A bridge too far for Calpe

Calpe residents continue to wait for the long-promised footbridge over the busy N-332 road to end the dangers of crossing on foot. Mayor Ana Sala...

Covid patients moved from Orihuela to Villajoyosa

The intensive care unit at the Vega Baja hospital in Orihuela is at 95% capacity and some Covid-19 patients are being transferred to Marina...

Monuments ‘good as new’, says mayor

After 18 months of disruption and controversy, the mayor of Rojales has said that the restoration of the town’s hydraulic monuments had been worth...

Look and learn

New information boards and signs have been put up around the Molinete hill on the outskirts of Cartagena’s historic quarter. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Thieves preyed on expat pensioners

Two suspects – accused of being of cunning thieves who targeted foreign pensioners – have been arrested following a police operation which caught them...

Violent Briton traced to urbanisation

A British fugitive, wanted by the authorities in the UK for causing injuries, making death threats and criminal damage, has been arrested in San...

Huge floodwater tank earmarked for Torrevieja

A total of €2.8 million will be spent on ‘water works’ around the municipality of Torrevieja next year – including a project designed to...

Guardamar uncovers its history

Archaeologists were surprised to find an entire human skeleton when they were excavating Guardamar del Segura castle. Studies are still in progress, but carbon dating...

New Albir link road on track

The new link road – connecting the N-332 with the CV-753 at the Magic Robin Hood holiday complex – will be open and fully...

Regional recognition for Cap Negret

The Valencia government has passed a decree declaring Altea’s Cap Negret volcanic outcrop and fossil beach as a natural monument, thus establishing a special...

Shedding light on a cruel past

Work to locate mass graves at the site of the Franco regime’s Albatera concentration camp entered its final phase this week. Archaeologists have been employing...

Rojales resolves residents’ incidents

Rojales town hall has resolved 74% of the incidents reported to its Línea Verde (green line) service. Councillor Pedro Llopis said the free mobile device...

Payments for pensioners

Torrevieja town hall has resurrected the one-off yearly payment made to pensioners who live in the municipality. Mayor Eduardo Dolón noted that residents can receive...

Helicopter rescue in the Orihuela mountains

A fire service helicopter was used to rescue two climbers after they suffered an accident on a vertical cliff wall in the Sierra de...

Syrian family enjoy Costa sanctuary

A young family is being helped to settle into a new life in Calpe after fleeing the ongoing conflict in Syria. The couple and their...

Early flu cover success

The Valencia region has already vaccinated 798,832 people against flu in a campaign which started a month early this year due to the Covid-19...

Vaccine hope for new year

Spain is preparing to vaccinate 10 million people against Covid-19 from January. Minister for health Salvador Illa made the announcement following the report from the...

Tax cut for face masks

Value added tax (IVA) on face masks will be reduced from 21% to 4%, minister for the treasury María Jesús Montero announced on Wednesday. The...

Covid test system for arrivals to Spain

Visitors from so-called ‘risk countries’ will require a negative PCR Covid-19 test to enter Spain from November 23. The test will have to be carried...

Speed limit reductions for towns and cities

The government has approved legal reforms in order to reduce traffic accidents. They will set the speed limit at 30km/h on urban roads with one...

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‘Acquire Alicante produce’ campaign launched

Alicante provincial government has launched a campaign urging people to buy local produce. Provincial president Carlos Mazón said it was designed to boost local trade. The...