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Discount holidays for residents

In a bid to boost the tourism sector, a discount scheme for residents to take holidays within the Valencia region has been launched by...

Investment in taxiways at Alicante airport

More than €2.1 million is being spent on improving taxiways at Alicante-Elche airport. The investment in these connecting runways between aprons, hangars, terminals and other...

Revealing ancient Roman remains

New audio-visual material has been installed to bring the ancient Roman site of Portus Ilicitanus in Santa Pola to life for visitors, announced the...

Access to urbanisations restricted ‘for months’

Access to San Fulgencio’s urbanisations via the CV-860 Elche road was cut off on Tuesday for construction of a new roundabout, which is likely...

Reinforcing track and trace

Valencia government president Ximo Puig has announced that 260 additional tracers will be hired to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in the region. They...

Housing plan poses flood risk, claim residents

San Miguel de Salinas town hall is attempting to reclassify two large plots of rural land in Blue Lagoon for the construction of housing...

Bid to reduce waiting times for residency cards

The National Police have launched an emergency plan to process applications and renewals of TIE residency cards and identification documents. The initiative is designed to...

Covid-19 ‘rapid test’ strategy unveiled

The regional health authority is delivering ‘rapid tests’ which can diagnose Covid-19 in 15 minutes to health centres and hospitals. The new initiative will see...

Illegal ‘fag’ factories stubbed out

Illegal tobacco factories in Alicante, Murcia and Madrid provinces have been shut down by the security services. The three facilities had a combined production capacity...

Jet 2 blow for Alicante province

The announcement by Jet2 that they are extending the suspension of flights and holidays to Alicante, Malaga and Faro due to the ongoing uncertainty...

Elche allows pub terraces to reopen

Establishments with pub or cocktail bar (bar de copas) licences in Elche have been authorised by the council to open their outdoor terrace areas.   Full...

Torrevieja health authority to go public

The regional health authority announced on Tuesday that it will not renew the concession handed to private company Ribera Salud to run Torrevieja healthcare...

Nightclub owner in hot water

Local police found a nightclub open over the bank holiday weekend in Alicante city – even though these establishments have been closed due to...

Cartagena to ‘open up’ to the sea

Cartagena city hall has presented a €28.8 million project to redevelop the popular harbour area – which is the entrance from the sea to...

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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Brexit passport rule changes

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