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Bid to beat the flu

By Dave Jones A TOTAL of 704,251 residents in the Valencia region have been given the flu jab since the winter campaign started on October...

Casting for ‘Benidorm’ underway

The Melia hotel in Benidorm was a hive of activity on Friday morning as eager residents queued for the casting session for the forthcoming...

Winter Fuel Allowance advice

Murcia February 15, 2016 Please, please, please can you give me and no doubt 1,000's of other expats the requirements to dispute Winter Fuel Allowance rejections. Myself...

The Village Dog

Email February 12, 2016 We totally support the sentiments of Anita Bond's article (Costa News, February 12-18), especially as the beautiful little dog shown in the...

Brexit vote

Email, February 16, 2016 Sir With regard to your correspondent's letter, Linda Garfield (CBNews, February 12), what she says again makes good sense in that in...

In favour of Brexit

Els Poblets February 16, 2016 Dear Sir Your correspondents who fear Brexit should be better informed. Our relationship with the EU post exit would be the same as...

Six arrested in Spain with links to violence in Salford

Six people have been arrested in Spain after series of violent incidents between organised crime groups in Salford. The Spanish National Police with support from...

Cock-fighting cowboys caught

THE GUARDIA Civil caught 25 people who were holding an illegal cock fight in Los Montesinos on Sunday. More in today's Costa Blanca News (south...

‘Good news’ for Guardamar

  A PLAN to build more than 2,000 homes in Guardamar del Segura is going ahead after almost 15 years in limbo. Town planning councillor José...

Kite flight mishap

A KITESURFER was blown away off a Dénia beach on Sunday and landed on the roof of a five-storey building 300 metres inland. Firefighters did...

How to access aid to pay bills or rent

THE REGIONAL government has explained how town halls in Alicante can join its plan to help people in poverty pay their utility bills and...

Top websites face fines over Costa holiday rentals

THE REGIONAL tourism agency (AVT) is taking disciplinary action against eight websites that offer tourist accommodation. According to the regional secretary for tourism, Francesc Colomer,...

Open wide fraud

A COSTA Blanca Vitaldent dental practice was raided and its former sales director arrested on Tuesday as police cracked down on a multimillion fraud...

Brits reminded to ‘Look Left’

BENIDORM council has come up with a simple solution to a long-standing problem when it comes to the safety of British tourists in the...

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Regional government declares war on gender violence

‘All the resources’ of the Valencia region’s justice and interior department ‘will be used against macho terrorism’, stated regional councillor for justice, Gabriela Bravo. Sra...

Costa Blanca on red alert