Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Dogs and beaches

Website comment July 24 Helen, in the 1960's I was registered by the British Kennel Club so believe I have some knowledge of our canine friends....

Golf legend Olazábal to design Pego course

Top Spanish golfer José María Olazábal will be designing the future course in Pego – just as he did 30 years ago at La...

From palace to pigsty

Owners of a luxury Costa Blanca property allege the home has been wrecked by the son of a billionaire businessman and his entourage during...

Marina Alta to get €15 million for local renovations

The provincial government (Diputación de Alicante) has laid out plans for 72 different projects, which will create work during their execution for 900 construction...

Anguish and financial losses for Costa travellers

Heartbreaking stories from people whose trips to see loved-ones were scuppered by the UK government’s sudden introduction of quarantine measures for Spain have been...

Call for ‘responsibility’ over virus outbreaks

After figures showed that people aged 20-40 accounted for 45% of new cases of Covid-19 recorded over the weekend in the Valencia region, councillor...

Heat alert for Alicante province

Intense heat is set to descend on the south-east of Spain tomorrow (Friday) and continue over the weekend, with warnings issued by state weather...

Cannabis club closed down

A cannabis users’ association in Almoradí has been shut down by Guardia Civil in an operation against drug dealing. A total of four people were...

Detecting coronavirus through waste water

Torrevieja will monitor waste water in the town to detect new cases of coronavirus. Mayor Eduardo Dolón said the innovative system ‘will allow us to...

Planning a ‘peculiar’ school year

The regional government’s plans for the upcoming school year, currently expected to start on September 7, have been announced by education councillor Vicent Marzà. He...

Protecting the healthcare system against Covid-19

A total of €123 million has been spent by the Valencia government to ‘guarantee a supply of healthcare products’ for the regional healthcare system...

Caught in the new quarantine fiasco

The UK government's sudden announcement that a 14-day quarantine was to come into effect as of Saturday midnight, giving people only a matter of...

Sea turtle lays eggs at La Manga

A loggerhead turtle’s nest containing 100 eggs has been discovered on a beach at La Manga del Mar Menor. The authorities were alerted about turtle...

Beach count for the Costa

Electronic devices to count the number of people entering and leaving the beach have been installed at Cala Capitán, Cala Estaca and Cala Cerrada...

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Flood plan aid for town halls

With the stormy season approaching, the regional government is providing €500,000 so Vega Baja town halls can employ experts to help draw up their...

Fine time for drivers