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Reduction in active cases of Covid-19

The weekly figure for active cases of Covid-19 in the Valencia region has fallen for the first time since July. Numbers of cases had stabilised...

Grants available for green transport

The Valencia government is stumping up €4.9 million to encourage sustainable forms of transport in the region. The money can used to set up charging...

Holiday voucher to boost tourism market

In an attempt to give the regional tourism sector a lifeline, the Valencian government will be issuing a 'holiday voucher' for all those registered...

Action over bank account closure threat

Expat champion Roger Gale MP has vowed to further investigate the issue of possible closures of UK bank accounts held by Britons living in...

Eco-friendly ferry to cover Dénia-Ibiza route

The world first-ever express ferry powered by natural gas interior combustion engines is in Dénia and hit the water for the first time this...

Nightlife rules extended again

Emergency measures to halt the spread of Covid-19 in nightspots around the Valencia region have been extended for another three weeks by the regional...

Belgium’s green light for Valencia region

The requirements that Belgian visitors to Spain undergo PCR tests and quarantine on their return have been lifted for those who come to the...

Helicopter pilots spot Oliva rooftop hash farm

A Guardia Civil helicopter found a giant rooftop hash plantation in Oliva old town during a routine sky-scan and arrested the tenant.

Importance of flu vaccination highlighted

The flu vaccination campaign started on Monday in the Valencia region – a month earlier than last year. Councillor for health Ana Barceló explained that...

Highway robbers reeled in

Members of a gang suspected of carrying out at least 39 robberies at service and rest areas along the A-7 motorway have been arrested...

Oliva cuts next year’s IBI bill in response to Covid crisis

Homeowners in Oliva will get a small reduction on their IBI bill in 2021 in response to the Covid-related economic downturn.

Bank branch closures hit the elderly hardest

Hundreds of thousands of residents are being forced into online banking as 46% of branch offices have shut down in Spain since 2008 –...

Repression execution victims’ bodies were moved

Archaeologists have discovered that the bodies of victims of Franco’s purges at the end of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) which were buried in...

Plan to ‘turn catastrophe into an opportunity’

The Plan Vega Renhace to regenerate the Vega Baja area in the wake of last year’s flooding disaster will be allocated €100 million in...

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Ivory traders taken to task

A three week crackdown on illegally obtained ivory being sold in shops and on the internet has resulted in 66 items made of it...

Green jobs boost predicted

State of emergency declared