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Further opportunities for Brexit info on the Costa Blanca

SINCE the beginning of this month the British Consulate in Alicante has been running a series of events for UK nationals on Living in Spain and Brexit where British Consul Sarah-Jane Morris and her team have updated residents with the latest information on Brexit and what this means for UK nationals living in Spain. Last […]

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Costa Blanca thieves caught red handed carrying a stolen cash register

NATIONAL POLICE officers have arrested two thieves in Denia in connection with alleged robberies carried out on a house and commercial premises. The events took place last Sunday evening when the National Police received a 091 call to alert them of a possible robbery in a home in the municipality. Once they arrived at the […]

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Costa Blanca donor success as more give blood

THE recent blood donation session in La Nucia exceeded the town monthly average of 30 people, with 35 participants attending, including three new donors. The blood donation campaign, run by the Valencian Transfusion Centre, continually organises special donor clinics. This week’s clinics in the Costa Blanca North are:- Friday July 13 – Villajoyosa, 4.30pm until […]

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National Police crack down on fake World Cup kit sellers

NATIONAL POLICE officers have arrested seven men for their part in selling fake sportswear in a Denia street market. According to a report in the Spanish media, they took advantage of the current staging of the FIFA World Cup and were able to sell mainly football shirts relating to a number of international teams. The […]

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Ferry service from Cartagena to Balearic Islands ‘closer to reality’

A FERRY service between Cartagena and the Balearic Islands is becoming closer to being a reality. This follows the unanimous approval of a motion from the Partido Popular (PP) in the Murcia Regional Assembly that asks central government to establish a regular route between the two points. The aim is to look at attracting more […]

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May opening for Denia’s ‘temporary’ bus station

DENIA’S newly-built bus station has finally arrived and will open in May. Residents of the municipality and all the passengers who arrive in the capital of the Marina Alta will see for themselves the new facilities that the town hall has built on land close to the Parque de Torrecremada. The bus station has cost […]

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Denia train station rebuild finished but line still not operational

THE rebuilding and reformations at Dénia train station have now finished. A total of €2m has been spent on the project to remodel the station building, concourse and the platforms. The final 400 metres of the track has been walked by regional and local politicians – María José Salvador and Vicent Grimalt – to formally […]

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Power cut leaves Denia in the dark

A POWER CUT swept across Denia, affecting Les Rotes, Les Marines, Calle Marques de Campo and the Plaza del Oeste. Homes were affected together with streetlamps and traffic lights. Traffic came to a standstill, causing issues and bottlenecks at various intersections. The cause of the power cut was reported to be a fire near the […]

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Better together – Christmas in Nerja

The U3As of Vall del Pop and Denia joined forces for an unforgettable Christmas. U3A Vall del Pop member and Publicity Officer Peter Sockett writes: “The Nerja Christmas trip over five days at the Aparthotel Marinas de Nerja, which was attended by members from the Vall de Pop and Denia U3A associations, was superbly organised […]

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Costa Blanca expat community thanked by friends of ‘missing’ Caz

FRIENDS of Caroline ‘Caz’ Williams, who went ‘missing’ for a month before being found in the Hospital Clinico de Valencia, have praised local charities and a care agency. MABS Cancer Support Group, HELP of Denia Marina Alta and the 3C Care and Nursing Agency have all assisted since Caz, 66, was found within 12 hours […]