Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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NEW TOURISM PLEA to get the Costa Blanca and Spain onto UK ‘Green’ travel lists

VALENCIAN president, Ximo Puig, will ask the UK Ambassador, Hugh Elliott, why Spain is not appearing on 'Green' travel lists issued by the four...

Heartless fraudster cons elderly Benidorm lady of over €40,000 in bogus search for remains of parents killed in the...

A conman swindled €43,600 from a 91-year-old Benidorm woman in a bogus search to find the remains of her parents who died in the...

Couple are arrested on suspicion of killing six-month-old baby boy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO people have been arrested in Elche over the death of a six-month-old baby. The boy died on Monday(May 24) at Elche General Hospital after...

EXPLAINER: Four new major rule changes in COVID-19 restrictions for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

FOUR major changes have been announced today(June 3) to COVID-19 safety measures in the Valencian Community. As expected, Valencia President, Ximo Puig, confirmed that the...

Green initiative launched by town council as it asks people to “do our part” on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LOS MONTESINOS Town Hall is giving away cloth shopping bags in a move to cut waste and safeguard the environment. In exchange for five plastic...

EXCLUSIVE: Gestor involved in padron fraud facing eviction for 12 months non-payment of rent on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EVICTION proceedings have been launched to remove One Way Services from their Quesada office, the Olive Press has learnt. The gestor at the centre of...

British expat in Benidorm assaulted and robbed at entrance to his Costa Blanca home in Spain

BENIDORM police have arrested a robber who attacked a British resident and stole his bank cards and an expensive watch. The 32-year-old Romanian assailant then...

Two black flags awarded over pollution and building plans which ‘threaten’ the Costa Blanca environment in Spain

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners, Ecologists in Action, have awarded two black flags to the Costa Blanca region. Their annual black flag list features areas of pollution and...

High-speed ferry slashes Costa Blanca–Formentera journey to under two hours

A HIGH-SPEED ferry will now get you from the Costa Blanca to Formentera in less than two hours, a Spanish shipping company has announced. The...

Costa Blanca will sizzle in scorching temperatures during Spain’s biggest heatwave of the year

HOT westerly winds are set to take temperatures into the 40s in some inland parts of the Costa Blanca region this Monday(July 12). As Spain...

British rock-climber suffers ‘severe’ head injuries after falling 10 metres on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH rock-climber has been rescued by firefighters after falling 10 metres on Spain's Costa Blanca. The woman, who's identity is not yet known, suffered...

New €680k flood prevention system planned for popular expat area on Spain’s Orihuela Costa

VILLAMARTIN is to get a new rain collector as part of a €680,000 sewerage renovation in the area. Problems with the current collector that runs...

‘Level 1 emergency’ declared as largest Easter storm in 73 years hits the Costa Blanca

https://www.facebook.com/proyectomastral/videos/850786591949136/ WHAT was that saying about the rain in Spain? Since Thursday, the Costa Blanca has been hit by the largest April storm in 73 years...

Dual carriageway for a busy Costa Blanca tourist road in Spain is announced 14 years after original plans were...

€30 million will be spent on major changes to the CV-95 between Orihuela City and San Miguel de Salinas on the southern Costa Blanca. It's...

WARNING: Multi-day heatwaves and life threatening temperatures coming to Spain this summer

The high heat is forecast to arrive in June and will be much stronger than last year

COVID-19 cases are continuing their steady reduction in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

2,297 new coronavirus infections were reported today(August 4) in the Valencian Community. That's another week-to-week fall compared to 2,685 new cases on July 28, and...

TOP OF THE TIPPLES: Check out our connoisseur’s guide to 10 of the best-scoring Spanish wines

Would you pay €1,000 for a bottle of Manzanilla from Jerez?

COVID-19 curfews to be extended to even more popular tourist spots on Spain’s Costa Blanca from next week

JUDGES have backed a night curfew extension request from the Valencian government which will see more Costa Blanca holiday spots added to it. The current...

British-run riding stables faces ‘scam’ eviction after rescuing dozens of horses for 13 years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN expat riding stables has been left with just four weeks to rehouse 11 horses and three dogs. The British owners of Hipica Ondara have...

Gold shop owner melted stolen loot for home robbers in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

A home robbery gang operating across Costa Blanca and Murcia has been arrested by the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional. The six detainees included a...

Women now breadwinners in a third of Spanish families, study shows

A study from the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (Ivie) tracked female contributions to family coffers between 1980 and 2017. The results showed that families...

Kidnapped toddler taken to the Costa Blanca in Spain is back, safe and well, in the UK

AN abducted toddler taken by her parents on a flight from Glasgow to Alicante-Elche airport is safely back in the UK. Gracie-May Rogers,2, from Lancaster...

PLEASE FIND EINSTEIN!: Expat pleads for help after 60-year-old talking parrot STOLEN from Costa Blanca restaurant

AN expat is pleading for help after a 60-year-old talking parrot was stolen from his restaurant on the Costa Blanca. Thieves broke into the Tenere...

Benidorm mayor slams discrimination against bars and restaurants in Costa Blanca area of Spain

BENIDORM mayor, Toni Perez, has attacked new COVID-19 restrictions on the Costa Blanca where nightlife businesses can now stay open until 3.00 am but...

LOAD OF CRAP? Town Hall tells Olive Press it ‘can’t confirm’ viral trend to poo in Spanish swimming pools...

A TOWN Hall has told the Olive Press it 'can't confirm' a viral trend to poo in Spanish swimming pools despite widespread coverage in...

Celebration of “jugs” and artisan festival planned as ancient cave complex reopens on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE FAMOUS caves of Rojales are back in action this weekend with new exhibitions, following the latest relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions. Local Councillor for Culture...

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Horses in danger as animal charity makes desperate plea for help on Spain’s Costa Blanca

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