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New homes building boom

By Alex Watkins CONSTRUCTION of new homes in Alicante province shot up by 48% last year compared to 2014. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News.  

Ryanair’s punctuality drops to 50%

Email January 24, 2016 A few weeks ago you published a letter in which I informed of how my punctuality rate with Ryanair was of around...

Happy with Marina Salud hospital

Calpe January 27, 2016 Dear Editor, I was surprised to read the recent reports criticising the treatment and care at Denia's Marina Salud hospital. Whilst realising that...

Campervan free loaders

Email January 21, 2014 Regarding the campervan free loaders - we have been in Spain since the beginning of November in our campervan, choosing to stay...

Interview with British vice-consul Sara Munsterhjelm

MANY Brits, whether on holiday or ex-pats that have relocated, have the reassurance that the British Consulate is on hand to offer help and...

Residents bid to make a difference

By Nuria Pérez A NEW Spanish-English bilingual residents’ association named Asociación de Vecinos Orihuela Costa Golf (AVOCG) has been set up by homeowners in Las...

Valencia PP corruption hits the fan

THE Valencian delegation of the national PP party was shaken to its foundations this week as Guardia Civil officers stormed the houses and offices...

Property sale tax reduced

TAX charged on the purchase of property will fall following new guidelines set by the regional government this week. The Valencia government this week announced...

Fire drama

A VILLA in Ciudad Quesada, Rojales was burned out yesterday afternoon, causing chaos at the arches entrance to the urbanisation. Full story in Friday’s Costa...

French air traffic controllers strike affects thousands of Costa passengers

A STRIKE by French air traffic controllers on Tuesday forced Ryanair to cancel 30 scheduled flights, 20 at Alicante-Elche airport and 10 at Manises...

All change for Easter museum

By Dave Jones THE BUILDING that was designed to be a nine-floor monument to Torrevieja's Easter processions will be converted into a multi-functional public space...

Campervan coast

DOZENS of campervans have descended on La Mata in Torrevieja. In response the town hall is looking at measures to prevent the illegal dumping of...

Britons’ Costa cancer walk

Huddersfield residents Debbie and Rob Frost are embarking on an adventure in what they deem their second home - Benidorm. The pair have taken a...

Pro cyclists run over by British driver

Six Giant-Alpecin professional cyclists were taken to hospital after being struck by a car driven by a British woman while training in Benigembla (Alicante)...

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Mass vaccination plan drawn up

The Valencia government has redesigned its Covid-19 vaccination strategy in order to be able to administer 400,000 jabs a week from the beginning of...