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Meet the woman behind a hospice charity supporting terminally ill expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Jennifer Cunningham reveals why La Marina proved the ideal place to expand her business and launch a charity to provide hospice care within the expat community.

Narcoboat and money laundering gang broken up in Costa Blanca and Almeria areas of Spain

A drug smuggling gang used high-speed boats to ship narcotics from North Africa to Spanish beaches and marinas before resorting to money laundering to...

New app developed to encourage tourism to visitors and residents alike in town popular with expats on Spain’s Costa...

SAN FULGENCIO Town Council has launched a smart phone app to promote the town to not only visitors, but its own residents! Consisting of the...

Desperate plea from cat charity for donations as shop is forced to close on Spain’s Costa Blanca

‘KITTEN SEASON’ is upon us again and despite a surge in cats needing help and care, one charity shop cannot avoid closure. The animal charity...

Vega Baja town ‘bowled over’ with new cricket pitch for local Brits on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO and La Marina Urbanisation is to spend 285,000 euros on a huge renovation and improvement scheme for its sports facilities, including a...

People power produces pooch park for pet owners in popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO and La Marina Urbanisation dog owners will now be able to treat their pooches a little bit more. After continued pressure from the...

Vega Baja councillors mix with world tourism experts in Madrid to increase popularity of Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO representatives were rubbing shoulders with the great and the good of worldwide tourism last week, when they attended Madrid’s International Tourism Fair. Held...

Festive business boost as local council gives away thousands of euros to shoppers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO Council, which incorporates the popular expat urbanisation of La Marina, is giving away 7,000 euros in a bid to boost the local...

“Enough is enough!” – march in fight against gender violence arranged in popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO Council has arranged a march and series of other events planned to commemorate the International Day Against Gender Violence. The town encompasses La...

Scotch eggs, paella and a dubious looking ‘sea of vegetables’: Tapas Trail is back on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NOTHING shows a return to a much-needed normality in Spain than a well-organised Tapas Trail. Over Hallowe’en weekend, the Vega Baja municipality of San Fulgencio...

WATCH: New video shows off area popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca at its best

SAN FULGENCIO City Council has released a new promotional video on social media to encourage tourism in the municipality. The area covers La Marina Urbanisation,...

Ugly-looking head belongs to washed-up shark skeleton on a Costa Blanca beach in Spain

A different kind of shark sighting hit a Costa Blanca beach yesterday(August 26) after a skeleton washed up at El Pinet in La Marina. After...

Six-times ‘over limit’ drunk driver goes for a spin on a sandy Costa Blanca beach in Spain

A drunk motorist was collared by police after taking his car for a evening drive on a popular Costa Blanca beach. The man was six...

Police fines of €760 for dumping waste on Spain’s Costa Blanca as two popular expat cities plead with public...

TORREVIEJA and San Fulgencio have both taken to social media in joint pleas for the public to correctly dispose of waste - or face...

Swimmer gets bitten by a fish at a popular Costa Blanca tourist beach in Spain

A fish took a tiny bite out of a Costa Blanca swimmer at a popular tourist beach today(August 23). The middle-aged female bather was at...

‘EYES WIDE OPEN’ as a major chain of opticians keeps getting robbed on the Costa Blanca in Spain

POLICE on the southern Costa Blanca are trying to confirm that a single robbery gang is targeting a chain of opticians. €100,000 of branded designer...

Frequent furniture fly-tipper fined for dumping goods in popular expat urbanisation on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO police have fined a business owner for dumping rubbish on a public road. The Municipal Ordinance of Citizen Coexistence in Public Space establishes...

‘Holy Week at Home’ promoted in popular expat town on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO, in Costa Blanca's Vega Baja region, will celebrate ‘Holy Week from home’ through online concerts and processions. The municipality includes the urbanisation of...

Sexual equality throughout area popular with expats promoted via Tik Tok social media campaign on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO, in Costa Blanca’s Vega Baja region, is having a “Tik Tok for Equality” campaign inline with International Women's Day on March 8. Josefina...

Two new supermarkets open in popular expat areas on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALDI strengthens its presence on the Costa Blanca as it opens its first supermarket in La Marina Urb. and a new store in Orihuela...

Gas fire explosion leaves elderly man with 50% burns in one of two fires in neighbouring villages on Spain’s...

FIRES in neighbouring urbanisations in the Vega Baja area resulted in two septuagenarians being hospitalised last night, December 14. Firefighters were called to attend the...

World Cancer Day commemorated with unveiling of monument on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO Council will mark the occasion of World Cancer Day with the inauguration of a commemorative monument in support and memory of women...

IN PICS: Shoppers at Costa Blanca street markets show ‘respect, co-operation and good humour’ in return to ‘some form...

COSTA Blanca shoppers did themselves proud as Spain’s de-escalation plans brought in the reopening of many of the region’s street markets this week. Town hall...

Open-air markets re-open in Costa Blanca from Saturday, but shopping still to be done on your own

GREAT news in the Vega Baja region of Spain’s Costa Blanca, as San Fulgencio announces its first open-air market during the Coronavirus lock-down. However, severe...

WATCH: Costa community spirit on show with festive switch-on

HUNDREDS of Brits joined Spanish and braved the chill to see San Fulgencio switch on its Christmas displays on Saturday, warmed by a tremendous...

Flood-hit Costa Blanca town says ‘Gracias’ to all that helped during gota fria

THE PEOPLE of San Fulgencio came together to acknowledge and thank the ‘fantastic and unselfish’ emergency services and volunteers that helped throughout September’s floods...

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