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NO PLACE LIKE HOME: Promoters of Casa Cabanyal cultural centre in Valencia launch petition to avoid closure

IF there is one part of Valencia city that is well and truly off the beaten track, that would be the Cabanyal neighbourhood. For years,...

SAFETY FIRST as police in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas step up COVID compliance patrols over San Jose...

POLICE have launched a major operation across the Costa Blanca and Valencia regions to ensure health rules are not being broken over the San...

Underlying COVID-19 new case trend is upwards but still at ‘lowish’ levels in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas compared...

COVID-19 daily infection totals have recorded a week-to-week rise but are lower than yesterday's total according to statistics released tonight(April 1) by the Valencian...

LIFE’S A BEACH: Travel restrictions and wintry weather lead to quietest spring season ever on Valencia beaches

However, the situation is expected to reverse completely when the heat finally sets in and the national state of alarm preventing national travel is dropped on May 9.

Valenciano: 12 words and phrases you need to learn to impress the locals in Spain’s Valencia region

Most locals in the provinces of Valencia, Alicante and Castellon either speak or understand their regional language. In fact, data by Spain’s National Statistics Institute...

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...

Archaeological dig in Valencia unearths 60 skeletons from ancient churchyard

EXCAVATION work taking place on a stretch of Islamic wall in Valencia city has unearthed 60 skeletons – and counting. Neighbours overlooking the site in...

Young gay man attacked in Spain’s Valencia just one day after homophobic murder in Galicia

Orienta’s lawyers are meeting the victim today (Wednesday July 7) to outline the legal procedure to report the case.

COVID-19 cases rise by a third in just one day in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW coronavirus cases have risen by a third in the Valencian Community in just one day. 3,015 new infections were announced today(July 21) compared to...

New COVID-19 cases show another big weekly fall in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

SIGNIFICANT falls in week-to-week COVID infection totals are being maintained in the Valencian Community. Figures today(August 5) stand at 2,073 new cases compared to 2,968...

FALLAS ARE GO! Monuments begin arriving at their usual locations ready to be set up for the strangest festivities...

FINALLY, more than two years later, the Fallas have returned to Valencia city. By far the region’s most characteristic and world-famous festivity, last year’s cancellation...

World-famous Fallas festivities finally go ahead in Spain’s Valencia despite COVID and the weather

FALLAS 2021 went up in smoke last night (Sunday) in what was widely considered one of the strangest editions in the history of the...

Campaign to promote ‘politeness and respect’ among late night revellers launched in Spain’s Valencia

A CAMPAIGN to promote civility and respect for public spaces has been launched in Valencia, amid growing concern over anti-social behaviour at night.    Hosteleros, which...

Health staff to get pre-Christmas salary hike as a pandemic ‘thanks’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HEALTH WORKERS in the Valencian Community will get a pre-Christmas salary rise in recognition of their efforts during the pandemic. The regional president, Ximo Puig,...

Praise from British councillor on Spain’s Costa Blanca results in a trip to Madrid

BRITISH councillor, Darren Parmenter, got a recent surprise when he was asked to meet top officials at Spain's Migrations department in Madrid. Darren, 59, had...

New COVID-19 cases hold firm across Spain’s Valencian Community

FRESH COVID-19 infections are continuing to stay above the 1,500 daily mark across the Valencian Community. A record daily number of 88 outbreaks were reported,...

Nightlife businesses in areas like Benidorm to reopen next week after long closure in Spain’s Valencian Community

NIGHTLIFE businesses will be able to resume trading next week during the day in the Valencian Community. Late bars and clubs were forced to close...

Intelligent bins to reward recycling in Valencia province

An IT system will be fitted to the containers that will open after reading an ID card or code and measure the amount of refuse generated by each household over a year,

Big online sales rise for Spanish delivery ‘app’ leads to new Valencia area base

ON-DEMAND Spanish delivery app, Glovo, is looking to expand its 'dark stores' in Spain and across Europe. The pandemic has given a boost to on-line...

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. Judges will now take the...

Valencia man gets nine years for raping teenage daughters in family home

The convicted rapist admitted to sexually assaulting his two daughters when they were 12 and 13 years old

Woman freed from four-month kidnap by her own husband in Spain’s Valencia

Victims of mistreatment are encouraged to telephone 016, open 24 hours a day with multiple language options and it does not register on the phone bill.

TWO MILLION single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines will go to the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical firm has promised to send two million coronavirus vaccines to the Valencian Community between now and September. The pledge came...

New age group will start getting COVID vaccines next week in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A new age group will start getting COVID vaccinations in the Valencian Community from next week. The regional health ministry says that the vaccination programme...

IN COURT FOR DEFENDING MUM: Young man in Spain’s Valencia faces murder trial for defending mother against violent ex-partner

The incident was also witnessed by the man’s seven-year-old daughter, who was also cross-examined by the court, and took place after the mother had called the police and was waiting for them to arrive.

Which cities in Spain have the best quality of life?

MALAGA, Valencia and Alicante beat Madrid and Barcelona for quality of life when it comes to the best cities to live in Spain. In a...

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