Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

River repairs in Rojales

Repairs have been carried out to various elements of the River Segura channel in Rojales which were damaged during the September floods. The work is...

The wheel of fortune

Nearly €494,000 will be invested in restoring two waterwheels in Desamparados district in Orihuela, heritage councillor Rafael Almagro announced. The Norias Gemelas (the twins) date...

Black flags for the coast

The annual black flag awards have been issued by environmental association Ecologistas en Acción for mistreatment of the coastline around Spain. In the Levante area,...

Byzantine heritage unearthed in Cartagena

Remains from the Byzantine era – dating back to the 6th and 7th centuries AD – have been discovered Cartagena city centre. Full report in...

‘No’ to neighbour’s sewage plant

Dolores has united against plans to build a sewage treatment plant (EDAR) near the town, which would stand on the edge of Almoradí. Socialist (PSOE)...

Building frenzy grips south Alicante province

A plan to construct 1,086 holiday homes close to the coast in Pilar de la Horadada has been put on public display by the...

Police score against illegal ‘Viagra’ sellers

Two different outfits which were illegally selling erectile dysfunction medication and other drugs have been busted by the National Police. According to a force spokesman,...

Reservoir will supply homes with desalinated water

A large new reservoir is to be built in the Vega Baja, which will supply water to households and farms. The deposit will measure some...

High hopes for Spain-UK air bridges

Costa tourism hopes have been given a new boost after it has been revealed that Spain is likely to be included in the first...

Tourism trade gears up

Hotels on the Costa Blanca are gradually opening up and the announcement yesterday by EasyJet that it was to recommence operations on July 1...

Costa welcomes ‘new normality’

Regional legislation now applies as resorts get ready to welcome more UK and EU flights from July 1 following extra safety rules  

Regional virus figures reported

Councillor for health Ana Barceló reported on Wednesday that two new coronavirus cases had been reported in Alicante province in the previous 24 hours...

Protecting a fragile coastline

More than 3.2 tonnes of ‘seaweed’ has been moved from Torre Derribada and El Mojón beaches in San Pedro del Pinatar to nearby La...

Small Valencia outbreak ‘under control’

The regional health department has acted quickly to ‘control’ a localised outbreak of coronavirus in Valencia province, councillor for health Ana Barceló reported on...

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Antibody results remain low

The latest national seroprevalence testing for Covid-19 antibodies has indicated that less than 3% of the population in the Valencia region has been infected. Full...

Gun runners arrested