Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

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...

Bid to reduce waiting times for residency cards

The National Police have launched an emergency plan to process applications and renewals of TIE residency cards and identification documents. The initiative is designed to...

Covid-19 ‘rapid test’ strategy unveiled

The regional health authority is delivering ‘rapid tests’ which can diagnose Covid-19 in 15 minutes to health centres and hospitals. The new initiative will see...

Illegal ‘fag’ factories stubbed out

Illegal tobacco factories in Alicante, Murcia and Madrid provinces have been shut down by the security services. The three facilities had a combined production capacity...

Jet 2 blow for Alicante province

The announcement by Jet2 that they are extending the suspension of flights and holidays to Alicante, Malaga and Faro due to the ongoing uncertainty...

Elche allows pub terraces to reopen

Establishments with pub or cocktail bar (bar de copas) licences in Elche have been authorised by the council to open their outdoor terrace areas.   Full...

Torrevieja health authority to go public

The regional health authority announced on Tuesday that it will not renew the concession handed to private company Ribera Salud to run Torrevieja healthcare...

Hollywood comes to the Costa

Tinseltown came to the Costa Blanca to film key scenes of new adventure film ‘Uncharted’ starring British actor Tom Holland – best-known for his...

Nightclub owner in hot water

Local police found a nightclub open over the bank holiday weekend in Alicante city – even though these establishments have been closed due to...

Cartagena to ‘open up’ to the sea

Cartagena city hall has presented a €28.8 million project to redevelop the popular harbour area – which is the entrance from the sea to...

Elderly resident rescued

Fire fighters had to use a ladder truck to rescue an elderly man who had fallen at his house in Guardamar del Segura. Full report...

Child gets his head stuck

Alicante fire fighters were called in to free a two-year-old boy who got his head stuck between the railings of a hotel balcony yesterday. Full...

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Green jobs boost predicted

The Valencia government’s drive to convert the region to solar energy will create 3,000 jobs, according to councillor for the ecological transition, Mireia Mollà. According...

Reinforcing the flood gates

State of emergency declared