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“The fear continues” two years after fatal storms through lack of investment, admits local mayor on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ON THE second anniversary of the gota fria that killed seven people, destroyed property and devastated thousands of lives in Spain, one local mayor...

COVID-19 infections and hospital case continue falling in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

355 new COVID-19 cases were declared today(September 10) in the Valencian Community. The Friday total is down on last week's 582 infections and 854 cases...

Resident, 90, of Costa Blanca care home in Spain loses €10,000 as employee steals her bank card

A Costa Blanca care home worker almost cleared out a savings account belonging to a 90-year-old resident. A 45-year-old woman at a Calpe home stole...

Thief rents Benidorm holiday apartment and keeps keys to steal bank cards on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A thief rented a Benidorm holiday apartment and kept the keys to steal credit cards belonging to the property owners. A 36-year-old man has been...

El Campello leads Costa Blanca hotel occupancy boost despite fewer British bookings in Spain

COSTA Blanca hotel occupancy reached 85.8% in August- the highest monthly number since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March 2020. El Campello led the...

COVID-19 cases falling briskly in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

ANOTHER significant fall in coronavirus infections was announced today(September 9) in the Valencian Community. 401 new COVID-19 cases were declared today compared to 702 infections...

COVID-19 pandemic does not usher in Costa Blanca ‘baby boom’ as births in Spain fall to 1940’s levels

ALICANTE Province's birth rate has dropped to levels not seen since the years after the Spanish Civil War. Figures from the National Institute of Statistics(INE)...

Knife-wielding man threatened boys to steal phones and cash in Costa Blanca area of Spain

AN Alicante man used an abandoned factory as a base to collect money from children that he violently threatened. The Guardia Civil have arrested the...

How to get a free colour vision test for your child on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EYE experts in the region are encouraging children to undergo free colour vision tests at an early age to help guide their future career...

Dramatic Benidorm rescue after poisonous gas knocks out painters on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM firefighters smashed down a wall to rescue two workers poisoned by fumes from a water boiler. Two men were painting the boiler yesterday morning(September...

The new edition of Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – here’s where to get your...

THE 48th edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South and Murcia is out now. From the Mar Menor to Gran Alicant and...

COVID-19 case count continues to drop in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

430 new COVID-19 cases were reported today(September 8) in the Valencian Community. That compares to 748 infections last Wednesday and 1,059 cases a fortnight ago. As...

Costa Blanca teenager is treated for suspected myocarditis after getting COVID-19 vaccine shot in Spain

AN Alicante teenager has been treated in hospital for possible myocarditis following a second COVID-19 vaccine injection. The 17-year-old boy is not seriously ill and...

Hospital admissions dip below ‘300’ mark as COVID-19 cases continue falling in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW coronavirus figures recorded another drop today(September 7) in the Valencian Community as hospitalisations fell below 300 patients for the first time since early...

Sabadell Bank announces major branch closure plans for Costa Blanca area of Spain

SABADELL Bank plans to close 215 branches later this year on top of 105 offices that shut in July. Reports suggest around a hundred branches...

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...

Six hooded men assault Alicante area female security officer over prison misconduct probe in Spain

AN Alicante Province prison security chief was assaulted by six hooded men after receiving threats last week over a misconduct inquiry involving three wardens. The...

Weekend COVID-19 cases fall by 40% in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections reported another significant fall in the Valencian Community today(September 6) to go down by 40% on last Monday's total. The news came...

COVID-19 curfews are scrapped as nightlife late openings are permitted in Costa Blanca area of Spain

CURFEWS in 68 Valencian Community municipalities have been ended by Valencian president, Ximo Puig. Current rules to stop the spread of COVID-19 expire at 11.59...

Serbian fugitive robber of German bank machines is caught in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A Serbian man wanted for stealing over €226,000 from German ATM machines has been arrested in Alicante. The 34-year-old had been on the run for...

Urgent appeal for witnesses to hit & run at busy roundabout on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA Local Police have issued an urgent appeal for public collaboration to find the driver of a distinctive motorcycle, after a cyclist was run...

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Latest COVID-19 case numbers for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

582 new coronavirus infections were reported today(September 3) in the Valencian Community. The latest health ministry figures continue an impressive downward trend in COVID-19 cases. Today's...

Appointment-free COVID-19 vaccinations starting next week in Costa Blanca area of Spain

MASS vaccination centres in the Valencian Community will offer 'drop-in' COVID-19 inoculations from next Tuesday(September 7). Valencian Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, announced the news today...

Controversial housing development allowed on ‘virgin’ stretch of the Costa Blanca in Spain

ORIHUELA council has voted for controversial plans to build 2,274 homes at Cala Mosca. The area has been described as the last 'virgin' beach area...

Fraudsters scammed bank customers to steal PIN numbers for ATM withdrawals in Costa Blanca area of Spain

TWO men have been arrested in Dolores on 25 counts of bank fraud. They illegally obtained PIN numbers which were used in ATMs across Alicante...

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Benidorm hosts official launch of Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal for Costa Blanca area of Spain

BENIDORM hosted the official launch of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal last Saturday(October 16) in what is the RBL's centenary year. The annual parade...

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