Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Centre for Parkinson’s sufferers opens

A ‘SCHOOL’ for Parkinson’s disease has been set up at Elche general hospital to provide comprehensive care for sufferers of the condition. More in Friday’s...

Deputy mayor calls for easing of public music laws

COUNCILLORS in Vélez-Málaga are considering a proposal to ask the regional government to relax the rules on playing music in beach bars and restaurants...

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...

Orihuela Costa man jailed for child sex offences

David Budd, a 72-year-old British resident of Orihuela Costa was sentenced to eight years and 10 months’ imprisonment in the UK on Thursday, August...

Metamizole case appeal

EVIDENCE of potentially fatal and 'horrific' side effects suffered by people who have taken the commonly-used painkiller metamizole in Spain is urgently needed ahead...

Drunk British footballer kicked-off plane

THE 25 members of a British amateur football club, most of whom appeared to be drunk, were escorted off a plane at Alicante-Elche airport,...

Six arrested over dog poisonings

THE GUARDIA Civil is investigating a possible relationship between six hunters and the recent wave of dog poisonings in rural areas of Benissa, Teulada...

Pound plunge

The pound sterling exchange rate against the euro dropped to 1.11 on the streets yesterday (Thursday) as a consequence of PM Theresa May's announcement...

Stand up and be counted

TEULADA town hall, for the first time ever, invited its citizens to participate actively in establishing the municipal budget and decide about one part...

Rocking for charity

A BOXING Day rock festival will bring some of the top local and national bands and solo artists Gandia to raise money for children...

Snow in the northern Costa Blanca

As forecast, low temperatures today (Tuesday) saw the first snowflakes of winter fall in the northern Costa Blanca and even set on mountains such...

Torremolinos prepares its first allotment gardens

TORREMOLINOS town hall has launched work on its first plot of allotment gardens to allow local residents to grow their own vegetables. Around 70 allotments...

Brit warns about Torrox bag-slasher

A BRITISH woman has issued a warning to people in the Torrox Costa area about the presence of a female bag-slashing thief. June Turner, a...

Elderly expats on the radar

VULNERABLE elderly British expats have been given a helping hand by Jávea town hall in the ground-breaking ‘Radars’ programme aimed at preventing pensioners become...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...