Thursday, June 8, 2023

Valencian Community

LIQUID GOLD: Fuel prices go through the roof in Spain’s Castellon

Even worse, experts warn that the upwards trend in prices has only just begun

MONEY, MONEY, MONEY: Spain’s Valencia region receives initial cash injection of €873 million from Next Generation EU

And this is just the beginning, as EU funding is due to continue arriving in the Valencia region over the next few weeks when projects are completed and approved by Brussels.

HERE WE GO: Regular flights between London and Spain’s Castellon resume after eight months

REGULAR flights have finally returned to Castellon airport eight months later. In what is being announced as a second ‘COVID summer’, the only international connection...

VACCINATIONS for 40 year olds in the Valencian Community start today, TEN days ahead of schedule

Vaccination against Covid-19 for people between 40 and 49 years old in the Valencian Community starts today, June 7, a whole ten days ahead...

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...

Ars Magna presents summer concert series across Valencia region with candlelit performances in historical settings

History and art come together to create something magical.  The best artists on the music scene come together in these characteristic concerts organised for years...

RESTAURANT REVAMP: Five eateries on Spain’s Valencia beach will be demolished to make way for more ecological buildings

FIVE rice restaurants on Valencia’s Malvarrosa beach will be demolished to make way for ‘greener’ buildings that are more integrated into the surroundings. The green...

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.

COVID-19 cases hold steady with zero deaths and falling hospital numbers in Costa Blanca area of Spain

NEW COVID-19 cases have fallen on a week-to week basis according to figures published today(June 2) by the Valencian health authority. 183 new infections were...

San Juan beach celebrations cancelled again by COVID-19 in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

TRADITIONAL San Juan festival beach parties will be strictly prohibited in the Valencian Community later this month. Regional Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, said: “If we...

Green list special status for low risk parts of mainland Spain unlikely says UK ambassador during Benidorm visit

THE UK ambassador to Madrid has said that it is unlikely that parts of mainland Spain will be allowed on the UK's travel...

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.

CHILD MURDER TRIAL: Couple in Spain’s Valencia face accusations of brutally killing their two young children in a ritual

THE most gruesome and emotional trial of the year is taking place this week in Valencia. Maria and Gabriel, a couple from Godella (Valencia Province),...

SQUATTER SHOT: Man gunned down in illegally occupied building in Spain’s Valencia

A 43-YEAR-OLD man was shot dead in a squat in Manises (Valencia) last night (Monday May 31). Identified only as Eduardo, the victim sustained one...

‘WEEKEND WORRIES’ as new COVID-19 cases hit May highpoint in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE weekend COVID-19 case figures have produced May's largest total for the Valencian Community, according to the regional health ministry tonight(May 31). A total of...

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...

GANDIA UNI SUCCESS: University campus in Spain’s Gandia doubles investment in scientific research over last year

Investment is said to come mainly from the Spanish and Valencian governments, plus a rising percentage of European funding.

GREEN CATWALKS: Spain’s Valencia gears up for Ruzafa Fashion Week with the focus on sustainability and environmental responsibility

HERE is a date that all fashion fans need to pencil into their diaries. June 3 to 12 will see the celebration of the Ruzafa...

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

COVID-19 infections are remaining constant in the Valencian Community with a very minor underlying upward trend. The Friday(May 28) figures from the regional health ministry...

Investment Alert! Are you invested in Momentum Harmony, Lombard Russell or Privee Select Funds?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial I’ve come across a number of clients in the above-mentioned funds. They are commonly used by certain...

SEAWEED BREAD: Scientists in Spain’s Valencia produce a healthier type of gluten-free bread by adding edible algae

This problem is said to directly affect nearly 450,000 celiac people in Spain.

COVID-19 cases are rising very slowly in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A slow upward trend in new coronavirus infections is developing in the Valencian Community. Latest figures from the regional health ministry show 210 new COVID-19...

Spain’s Costa Blanca witnesses the first beach drowning tragedy of the year

THE first case this year of a swimmer dying from drowning in Costa Blanca waters has been reported in Teulada-Moraira. A 60-year-old German tourist died...

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...

TRUST ABUSED as hospital worker in Spain’s Valencia region is accused of sexually assaulting teenage patient

A Valencian Community hospital worker has been accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl who was in a semi-conscious state after an operation. The Policia...

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.




Emergency works sanctioned to clean the water in Malaga’s Viñuela reservoir as levels drop below 10% and drought continues

THE Viñuela reservoir is set to undergo emergency works aimed at improving water quality that Malagueños drink.  The drastic measure is a response to the...


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