ROJALES Council is getting a €684,000 grant from Valencia to help firms that suffered through the pandemic.
This includes Ciudad Quesada, the Costa Blanca town that has the highest density of British expats in the country.
Funds will come from the “Plan Resistir”, designed to reduce the economic effects caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown.
The city’s councillor for Economy Promotion, Miriam Trives, made the announcement as part of the Valencian Community’s €160 million rollout of funds.
The Generalitat Valenciana is to contribute 62.5% of the total, while 22.5% will be provided by the Diputación de Alicante, with the remaining 15% by the town council.
As per the decree, economic activities that should benefit are the following:-
- Retail trade sale of food products, beverages and tobacco in stalls and in street markets
- Retail trade of textiles, clothing and footwear in stalls and markets
- Other retail trade products in stalls and markets
- Hotels, tourist accommodation, camping sites and caravan parks
- Restaurants and food stalls
- Food & drink establishments
- Travel agency and tour operators
- Organisers of conventions and fairs
- Performing arts and their auxiliary activities
- Artistic and literary creation
- Museum activities
- Management of historic buildings and sites
- Management of sports facilities, gyms and other recreational activities and entertainment.