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Cyclists on Costa roads

Altea January 27, 2016 I know we have to be patient with the hundreds of cyclists currently doing their training on the mountains of the Costa...

Zika virus control in place

THE REGIONAL health department has announced it has an effective plan in place to prevent the spread of the Zika virus throughout the Costa. A...

Benidorm sets up vice-squad

A NEW local police unit has been set up in Benidorm to fight against the growing number of prostitutes that prey on unwary tourists...

Campervanners ejected

By Dave Jones LOCAL police told motorhome owners parked next to La Mata-Torrevieja natural park to move on following reports of unsanitary behaviour. Full story in...

Ambassador calls for expats to vote in Referendum

British diplomacy was out in full in Jávea this week to launch the campaign for expats to register to vote in the referendum on...

Costa job market boost

FIGURES released this week show that 24,300 jobs were created in Alicante province in 2015 although 66 per cent of them were a result...

Do the right thing

By Barry Wright DOGS off their leads, excrement and visitors not sticking to the paths are some of the main threats to La Mata-Torrevieja natural...

Tourism breaks the record

By Dave Jones SPAIN had its best ever year for tourism in 2015. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News.

New homes building boom

By Alex Watkins CONSTRUCTION of new homes in Alicante province shot up by 48% last year compared to 2014. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News.  

Ryanair’s punctuality drops to 50%

Email January 24, 2016 A few weeks ago you published a letter in which I informed of how my punctuality rate with Ryanair was of around...

Happy with Marina Salud hospital

Calpe January 27, 2016 Dear Editor, I was surprised to read the recent reports criticising the treatment and care at Denia's Marina Salud hospital. Whilst realising that...

Campervan free loaders

Email January 21, 2014 Regarding the campervan free loaders - we have been in Spain since the beginning of November in our campervan, choosing to stay...

Interview with British vice-consul Sara Munsterhjelm

MANY Brits, whether on holiday or ex-pats that have relocated, have the reassurance that the British Consulate is on hand to offer help and...

Residents bid to make a difference

By Nuria Pérez A NEW Spanish-English bilingual residents’ association named Asociación de Vecinos Orihuela Costa Golf (AVOCG) has been set up by homeowners in Las...

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Crab population out of control

THE POPULATION of blue crab, a voracious invasive species, is spreading out of control in the Mediterranean, according to scientists from Alicante university at...