Friday, February 26, 2021

Costa Blanca

NOISES OFF as Benidorm area residents get council support over rising decibels of AP-7 traffic on Spain’s Costa Blanca

RESIDENTS on a Costa Blanca urbanisation have the proof they need over their complaints concerning a noisy road that is just metres...

Mixed messages over first set of 2021 property sales on Spain’s Costa Blanca

PROPERTY sales in Alicante Province during January fell by 24% compared to a year earlier, but the region still remains one of...

Executed victims of General Franco to be exhumed from mass grave on Spain’s Costa Blanca

WORK will start at Alicante cemetery next week to exhume the bodies of 11 people murdered between 1939 and 1945 during the...

MONEY MATTERS with Chorus Financial on why expats in Spain cannot retain a UK financial adviser

MONEY MATTERS answers all of your questions on finance, tax, pensions, investments and more here in Spain. Chorus Financial...

Costa Blanca-made orange liqueur goes ‘viral’ after childhood cough medicine nostalgia in Spain

AN orange liqueur has created a social media buzz in Spain as drinkers say it reminds them of their childhood days of...

Underground fibre optic network installed as ‘smart city’ rollout continues on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA has finished its first phase of installing fibre optic connections as part of their ‘Plan EDUSI Smart City’ project.

Top court rebuffs bar and restaurant reopening bid as being ‘against public interest’ in Spain’s Valencian Community

JUDGES at the Valencia Superior Court (TSJ) have thrown out a bid to reverse the closure of bars and restaurants in the...

COVID-19 infections continue to go down in tandem with hospital admissions in Spain’s Valencian Community

COVID-19 infection rates are maintaining their major downward trend according to today's(February 19) briefing from the Valencian health ministry.

Benidorm and Costa Blanca late bars and clubs to get €9 million pot of money from Spain’s Valencian Community

NIGHTLIFE bars and clubs that were forced to shut last August in Benidorm and across the Costa Blanca, will be able...

Dumb lorry driver is no Willy Wonka as he flogs off 12 tons of stolen chocolate for virtually nothing...

A 36-year-old lorry driver has been arrested in Callosa de Segura after selling his stolen 12 ton consignment of German chocolate at...

Hacker hijacks domestic violence Zoom link with Hitler videos and death threats to abused victim on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ONE or more hackers disrupted a Zoom conference about domestic violence to make death threats and post fascist videos.

Forest plantation further increases biodiversity on river bank in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A RIPARIAN forest is being planted on the banks of the Segura river, east of Rojales in the Vega Baja region of...

YEAR-LONG ordeal of malnourished woman exploited and imprisoned in garage of house on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Algerian woman is recovering in an Alicante Province hostel after she was virtually imprisoned in an Agost house for over a...

Sports centre reopens on Spain’s Costa Blanca despite lack of emergency funds coming from regional government

ORIHUELA City Council made their feelings known when he visited the nearly-completed Municipal Sports Center of The Espeñetas this week.

RECENT FALLS in new COVID-19 infections slow down in Spain’s Valencian Community

3,065 new coronavirus cases were reported tonight(February 18) in the latest update from the Valencian health ministry. On a...

Solitary bees encouraged to reproduce in fight against climate change on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ROJALES City Council, in the Vega Baja region of Alicante province, has just launched a second project to fight climate change along...

Freeloading motorhome owners who snub ‘approved’ overnight sites could be fined in Spain’s Valencian Community

MOTORHOME owners looking for illegal overnight stays by ignoring registered sites are set to break the law in tourist zones across the...

Riverside development and urban renewal project costing 400,000 euros planned on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE SEGURA riverside in Orihuela is due to have an urban renewal project costing just over €400,000. CENTRAL...

COVID-19 hospital numbers fall below 2,000 for first time since January 1 in Spain’s Valencian Community

HOSPITAL admissions involving COVID-19 cases have dropped below 2,000 for the first time since January 1 in the Valencian Community.

Self-employed and small businesses in hospitality sector to receive 24 million euros of aid in Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE Provincial Council has approved two aid plans to help businesses devastated by the Covid pandemic and lockdown. Some...

Woman issues ‘Liam Neeson-style’ threat to person who shot her cat in the leg on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN angry cat owner, whose pet was shot in an Alicante area street, has quoted Liam Neeson's famous line from the 'Taken'...

Police discover body of British man in his Alicante City flat on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 45-year-old British man has been found dead in an Alicante city centre apartment. Initial Policia Nacional investigations show...

‘Public hanging’ outside church in protest of ‘unnecessary’ lockdown of hospitality trade in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CHEF mannequin was hung from a lamp-post in Torrevieja as hospitality workers protested against what they see as an unnecessary lockdown...

NEW COVID-19 infections fall by half in just a week in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 cases have more than halved over a week in the Valencian Community. Latest figures from the regional...

Top court rejects ordering an ‘urgent’ reopening of bars and restaurants in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE Valencian Supreme Court(TSJ) has ruled out ordering an 'urgent' and 'immediate' reopening of hospitality businesses in the Valencian Community.

Horse Rescue Centre helps National Police with drugs raid on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN EMERGENCY call from Policia Nacional this week led to the Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre in Rojales being involved in a...

LATEST NEWS FROM THE COSTA BLANCA

Dumb thieves travel 400 kilometres to break Benidorm curfew and are identified after supermarket robberies on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THREE young robbers travelled over 400 kilometres from Zaragoza to Benidorm to break into a couple of supermarkets by smashing the windows...