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Air sea rescue saves 22 surfers

Rescuers braved two metre high waves to rescue a party of paddle surfers trapped in a Jávea cove on Sunday. The Valencia-based helicopter of...

Mirador to re-open

Back in June, one of Benidorm’s most iconic landmarks ‘El Castell’ – better known as the Mirador at the top of the old town...

Safety scheme for cyclists and pedestrians

Nearly €300,000 is being spent on constructing a new cycle path and walkway in Benijófar. Mayor Luis Rodríguez told Costa Blanca News that it runs...

Ambassadors – one and all

British residents in Spain could be ambassadors to promote the ‘attractions’ of Alicante in the UK, according to the provincial government. President of Alicante province...

Beating Brexit

A €1.6 million initiative has been announced by the Valencia regional government to help the tourism industry beat off the harmful effects of Brexit. Details...

Going for gold

Alicante city hall has approved a bid to ask for Intangible Cultural Heritage status from UNESCO for its celebrated Hogueras bonfire festival. Full report in...

Projects underway to repair storm damage

The government has told Costa Blanca News exactly how it will spend the €2,330,000 provided for Alicante province to repair damage on the coast...

Signs…what signs?

October 15 I read a while ago that Torrevieja Town Hall announced that there was now a relief road to reduce congestion on the CV95...

Fifty years after Neil Armstrong and ‘Mr Gorsky’

Benidorm October 15 Dear editor: On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the Moon, not only said, "That is one small...

The real targets for climate protestors

Chichester October 16 It is absurd for Extinction Rebellion followers to disrupt the communications of a country making big efforts to reduce burning fossil fuels rather...

And what about us, Boris?

A VETERAN British MP has raised concerns that there is no reference to Britons living in Europe in Boris Johnson’s European Union (Withdrawal Agreement)...

Visitors dodge beauty spot booking rules

ONE IN six visitors to the Cova Tallada cave in summer failed to book their place and buy a ticket – despite knowing they...

Forgotten passenger sees the funny side

RED-FACED airline EasyJet 'was full of apologies' after leaving pensioner Ray Fear behind at Valencia airport - patiently waiting at the departure lounge’s assisted...

Trick or swim?

Temperatures will be close to the 30C this weekend which seems more like summer than late autumn. The many bathers on Moraira's Ampolla beach...

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Tram starts to see light at the end of the tunnel

At least another year of bus replacement services await commuters on the Dénia-Benidorm railway line, but the next step of the long repair project...