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GET A JOB: Good news as Spain’s Castellon recovers pre-pandemic employment levels

EMPLOYMENT levels in Castellon Province have already returned to pre-pandemic levels. Social Security figures show that there are currently 212 workers paying into the system...

HEALTHCARE BOOST: Regional government in Spain’s Valencia triples investment into the public system

President Puig revealed that the funds will be shared out among the three provinces according to size and population, meaning Alicante will receive €244 million, Valencia €340 million, and Castellon €73 million.

EASY, TIGER: This summer’s tiger mosquito plague could be less severe than previous years in Spain’s Valencia

Homeowners are advised to empty out any containers that have filled with stagnant water, turning pots upside down when it rains and keeping a check on any pools or small ponds.

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LAND, LAND EVERYWHERE: New report reveals enough space to build nearly 48,000 council homes in Spain’s Valencia region

THE Valencian Housing department is set to publish its first ever report into the availability of land to build protected and affordable housing throughout...

GIANT KILLERS! But just who are the Yellow Submarine, the team that conquered mighty Manchester Utd?

VILLAREAL's victory over the mighty Manchester United really is a David vs Goliath story. The Yellow Submarine, as Villareal are known, won the match...

THEY DID IT! Spain’s Villareal beat Manchester United in Europa League final to win first ever major title

Needless to say, celebrations in Castellon look set to continue throughout the rest of the week.

MOT FOR HOUSES: All buildings over 50 years old required to pass check-ups every 10 years in Spain’s Valencia...

Failure to do so can lead to fines of between €600 and €6,000.

VACCINE SUCCESS: COVID jabs reduce deaths by more than 90% in Spain’s Castellon Province

All nursing homes in the province were declared totally COVID-free in March

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT: Spain’s Valencian government relaunches green agenda now COVID is stabilised

THE Valencian regional government is hoping to relaunch its green agenda now that the COVID situation is stabilised. Valencia was one of the first areas...

DRUG DINGHY DISCOVERED: Boat used by hashish traffickers found abandoned on beach in Spain’s Oropesa del Mar

Judging by the size and power of the boat, the authorities believe it could have been carrying up to two tonnes of hashish.

FROM PITCH TO PLATE: Spain’s Villareal football club opens own restaurant in Ceramica stadium

THESE are great times to be a fan of Villareal football club. Not only has Castellon’s ‘Yellow Submarine’ fought its way through to its first...

FALLAS IN SEPTEMBER: Iconic Fallas festivities in Spain’s Valencia region will take place in September this year

As well as the actual monuments, the Fallas involve a huge number of activities and people, including flower offerings, extremely loud mascleta firecracker displays, parades, exhibitions and much more.

CAMPO CALLING: Small towns and rural villages throughout Spain launch drive to attract new residents and entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs looking to relocate somewhere calmer, less crowded and healthier can apply through the website www.holapueblo.com until June 11.

EN VALENCIÀ, PER FAVOR: Irish linguist launches self-study course to help British and Spanish residents in the Valencia region...

THE situation will be familiar to the vast majority of expats who relocate to the Valencia region, especially in smaller, more ‘traditional’ towns. You make...

DOWN ON THE FARM: Plans underway to launch first ‘open farms’ day in Spain’s Valencia region to promote sustainable...

IF the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it is to appreciate the importance of local commerce – specially when it comes to food. Producers,...

SLOW DOWN: Speed limits for drivers reduced in Spain’s Castellon

NEW speed limits have come into effect throughout Castellon city. As of this week, drivers caught breaking the new top speed of 60 kilometres per...

THAT’S MORE LIKE IT: Crowds allowed back into football and basketball stadiums in Spain’s Valencia and Balearic Islands from...

All eyes are now on the upcoming UEFA European Championship, when hopefully up to 16,000 fans will be able to watch the Spanish national squad face Sweden in Sevilla on June 14.

Man leaps to his death after slashing his mother’s throat in Spain’s Valencia region

A 50-year-old man from Onda in Castellon Province took his own life after killing his mother who suffered from Alzheimer's disease. A resident on Avenida...

WHAT A MESS: Plastic invades the beaches of Spain’s Valencia region

Other common objects include cigarette ends, construction materials, cotton earbuds, crisp packets and bottles.

WE ALL LIVE IN…: Castellon’s Villareal knock out Arsenal and make it through to their first ever Europa League...

Another English club, Manchester United, now awaits Villareal in the final in Gdansk (Poland) on May 26.

ROYAL VISIT: King Felipe VI lands in Castellon to take part in yearly business conference

The reason for the royal visit was to take part in the yearly assembly of the Valencian Community Business Confederation, which King Felipe closed with a speech peppered with sentences in the Valencian language and references to the area.

NO FOURTH WAVE on the Costa Blanca in Spain as COVID cases and hospital admissions carry on falling

168 new coronavirus infections were announced tonight(May 6) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. COVID case numbers are continuing their downward spiral...

WHERE’S THE BEEF? Castellon businessman sentenced to four years in prison for selling horse meat disguised as beef

A 60-YEAR-OLD businessman from Castellon has been sentenced to four years in prison for selling horse meat disguised as beef. The Supreme Court this week...

EXPLAINED: Why bars and restaurants in places like Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca desperately need to stay open until...

THE Conhostor hospitality association has called for a two-hour extension on bar and restaurant hours in the Valencian Community to start from Monday(May 10). That's...

GREEN TOWNS: Small village in Castellon among the 10 most environmentally friendly towns in Spain according to Greenpeace

A SMALL mountain village in inland Castellon is one of the 10 most environmentally friendly towns in Spain, according to Greenpeace. A study by the...

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