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Helping gender violence victims

MOTHERS who have been victims of gender violence and have sole custody of their children will legally have the status of single-parent families as...

Valencia eco-friendly measures continue

VALENCIA city postal service workers now have eight more electricity-powered motorbikes with which to make their rounds. All eight bikes have been distributed throughout the...

Rooftop terrace conundrum

NUMEROUS Valencia city centre bars and restaurants have taken to the idea of setting their terraces on the top of the buildings where they...

Gender violence figures released

OVER 5,000 women have been victims of gender violence in the Valencia region in the first three months of 2017, figures released earlier this...

Efficient lighting for Valencia

VALENCIA city hall will save over €2.7 million by changing the current models of streetlights for other, more energy-efficient ones. Thanks to a zero-interest loan...

Burglar’s leaps of faith land him in jail

A BURGLAR known to be behind at least two break-ins and possibly more has been jailed for three-and-a-half years. The accused, a 33-year-old Spaniard with...

Tax relief announced for Costa flood victims

RESIDENTS hit by extreme weather (floods, wind, snow and wave damage) in December 2016 and January 2017 can now claim tax relief. The national government...

Plaza de la Reina overhaul imminent

By Joe Wickman VALENCIA has chosen the architects that will go ahead with the remodelling of the city's notorious plaza de la Reina. Alberto Peñín and...

Valencia, the ‘intelligent city’

By Joe Wickman THE capital city's governing team has made a website available where people can view real-time information on several local issues of public...

Standing-room only at Gandia dole office – on the pavement

By Samantha Kett GANDIA'S dole office is so in demand that it has had to set up a screen showing appointment numbers visible from the...

End to concrete calamity

LAND law reform will put an end to speculative building practices which have seen large swathes of coastal towns covered in concrete, according to...

Former regional president under investigation

Eduardo Zaplana, former PP Mayor of Benidorm, ex-regional president and former minister under PM José María Aznar, has today (Monday) been placed under investigation for...

Toll-free AP-7 will not keep lorries out of Oliva

By Samantha Kett A MOTORWAY exit in Oliva badly needed to stop the N-332 clogging up through town is unlikely to be built in time...

Valencia on fire

Thousands of Fallas monuments were burning throughout the streets of the Valencia region on Sunday night in the traditional 'Cremá' (burning). By this morning,...

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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...