Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Gourmet gambling den discovered

The owner of a gourmet foods shop in Alicante has been arrested after a secret gambling den was discovered there by police. By day, the...

Red Cross to distribute food aid

The Red Cross is planning to distribute over 1,000 tonnes of food to disadvantaged people and families in Alicante province over the coming months. The...

Discount holidays for residents

In a bid to boost the tourism sector, a discount scheme for residents to take holidays within the Valencia region has been launched by...

Investment in taxiways at Alicante airport

More than €2.1 million is being spent on improving taxiways at Alicante-Elche airport. The investment in these connecting runways between aprons, hangars, terminals and other...

Revealing ancient Roman remains

New audio-visual material has been installed to bring the ancient Roman site of Portus Ilicitanus in Santa Pola to life for visitors, announced the...

Police put the brakes on cycle thieves

Two men and a woman accused of raiding isolated homes, farms and urban construction sites in the northern Costa Blanca – to steal pushbikes...

Access to urbanisations restricted ‘for months’

Access to San Fulgencio’s urbanisations via the CV-860 Elche road was cut off on Tuesday for construction of a new roundabout, which is likely...

Reinforcing track and trace

Valencia government president Ximo Puig has announced that 260 additional tracers will be hired to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in the region. They...

Closure of UK bank accounts

Torrevieja Oct 4 Dear Sir, I spoke to a member of your staff today and you may remember I spoke to you last week. I have read...

Closure of UK bank accounts

Jávea October 10, 2020 Dear Editor There is much correspondence in local papers and on Facebook regarding Barclaycard's decision to close the accounts of non-UK residents, and...

Rubbish bin scandal in Rojales

Email October 13, 2020 Dear Sir, I would like to highlight a problem that the residents of Rojales and Quesada are experiencing with the refuse service. For the...

Solution for Benidorm bus station saga

An agreement has finally been negotiated over Benidorm’s dilapidated bus station. Travellers arriving in the town are greeted by a virtually abandoned complex with the...

Little green men or women?

Email October 8, 2020 I never stop enjoying the beautiful vistas across the Sierra Bernia mountains, both day and night. During the past few weeks, I...

Housing plan poses flood risk, claim residents

San Miguel de Salinas town hall is attempting to reclassify two large plots of rural land in Blue Lagoon for the construction of housing...

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Anglo-Spanish gang busted by Guardia Civil

A gang ‘dedicated principally to gun running and drug smuggling’ has been taken down in Murcia region, according to the Guardia Civil. A total of...

Protecting pets