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Bike sold and fines still come to me

Email May 6 Hiya, I am hoping that you are interested in a situation I am finding myself in. On September 7, 2018, I sold my motorcycle...

Farewell Ferrer

The curtain came down on Jávea's David Ferrer's tennis career after defeat (6-4, 6-1) by reigning champion Alexander Zverev at the Madrid Open on...

16-year home battle victory

JUBILANT couple Richard and Pauline Pope are planning a fresh start on the Costa Blanca after winning a long-running legal battle with a Spanish...

Campervan fugitive jailed in the UK

A BRITISH rapist who was traced to a campervan on the Costa Blanca was jailed for 16 years on Tuesday in the UK. Jeffery Waite...

ANSE embarks on dolphin study

ENVIRONMENTAL association ANSE has launched a project to find out how bottlenose dolphins interact with fishing paraphernalia and fishermen’s boats. Their study will take place...

Elche objects to second runway plans

THE PLANNED second runway at Alicante-Elche airport needs to take into account the environmentally protected status of Agua Amarga salt marsh and allow for...

Bogus estate agent handed jail sentence

A MAN who posed as an estate agent selling homes for the now-defunct CAM bank has been handed a year-long jail sentence for committing...

Landlord’s insurance

Email April 29 Hi there, Not sure if this old news or worthy of a story but I am currently awaiting my official rental licence (to rent...

Bike lanes in the middle of Benidorm roads

Email April 26 So we now have red bike lanes in Benidorm that go right down a main carriageway some two metres wide. If a cyclist is...

An accident waiting to happen

Torrevieja April 27 I know that there have been a number of letters regarding the new 50 speed limit along the CV905 between San Luis and...

Congrats on Paul Gordon’s article

Alfaz del Pi April 28 A para that I thought was very relevant and should be considered by everyone who calls the referendum result ‘the will...

Arrested because FCO cancelled my passport

Email May 2 Four weeks ago, I notified the FCO that I had lost one of my passports, number 705*******. I wrote a letter explaining, and making...

Bangers are back in Benidorm

Last Saturday the annual Benidorm Bangers charity car rally pulled into Benidorm but was sadly missed by many as they couldn’t drive along the...

Rain boosts the reservoirs

THE HEAVY and persistent rain which fell in Spain from April 16 to 23 has reduced the shortage of water stored in the country’s...

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Passenger grab bid by Murcia

Murcia regional councillor for public works Patricio Valverde travelled to Madrid this week in an attempt to convince the representatives of 77 domestic and...

Fountain hammered

Tests on AVE tracks