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Town hall to renovate iconic bridge

Villajoyosa council has completed the drafting of the plans for the restructuring and renovation of the old main road bridge over the River Amadorio. Full...

Street repairs in the offing

Torrevieja town hall has at last selected a private company to repair and maintain the streets in the municipality. Residents have been complaining for many...

Woman detained for hotel room break-ins

National Police officers in Benidorm have arrested a suspected member of an itinerant gang who have been breaking into hotel rooms since last summer,...

Pensioner refused chronic pain medication

Email January 11 Further on from your article in last week's edition of Costa News (2483) ref. chronic prescription, it quoted regional vice-president Monica Oltra "health...

Ramblars waste depot

Email January 10   Dear Sir, For several weeks Jávea has been shrouded in toxic, obnoxious smoke, due to the uncontrolled burning of garden waste. Curiously, we are not...

Torrevieja Hospital

Email January 9 Dear Sir, I remember reading in your newspaper shortly after the changeover of management from private to state run that everything had gone smoothly....

Graffiti in and around Calpe town centre

Email January 7 Dear Sir, Calpe will soon be known as the SKID-ROW coastal town on the Costa Blanca. What is the difference between street art and vandalism?...

Loan scam gang took victims’ homes

The National Police reported they have arrested seven members of one of the most active criminal gangs specialised in real estate swindles and tax...

Montgó blaze

A forest fire has broken out on the Montgó mountain in Jávea, close to homes. The regional emergency services said it was ‘evolving positively’. Air support...

Villages to get their first cashpoints by April

Remote rural villages across the Valencia region will have at least one cashpoint machine in place by April, so residents no longer need to...

Counting the ibex

An ambitious project to estimate the population of the Iberian ibex in the Valencia region is now underway. A spokesman for the regional environment department...

Seeking answers from the sun

With electricity prices sky-high, more projects to produce energy from sustainable sources in Alicante province are being presented. The latest move by a home-grown company...

Emergency services to the rescue

A wheelchair user was rescued from her Torrevieja home when it went up in flames this morning. The woman and her carer have been taken...

Benidorm police bust international drug gang

National Police have detained 10 suspects of ‘different nationalities’ for belonging to a criminal organisation which trafficked drugs. Searches were carried out in Benidorm, La...

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“Spain is not a safe haven,” says the NCA

A new appeal has been launched to trace and bring to justice 12 of the UK’s most wanted fugitives believed to be hiding in...