In Calpe, the old Gargasindi school building has been demolished. The costs for the demolition are 148,882 euros. The amount was funded by the Generalitat’s Edificant plan. The site has been cleared to make way for a larger and more modern care center. The construction of this has now been put out to tender.
Although March 19 is a public holiday, Fallas bonfires are canceled. In addition, the Generalitat has recommended that schools close on March 17 and 18, originally due to the holidays. Not all municipalities have complied with that request. In several cities on the Costa Blanca, including Denia, students still have both days off, but there […]
Benidorm Town Hall repeats entrance exams for the Policia Local from 2018, which were canceled at the time following suspicions of fraud. The 270 exam candidates who already passed two of the selection process tests can now take the remaining written exams. The exams were suspended for 30 months because of the suspicions.
In the Alicante region, the number of school infections has fallen by 56 percent in just one week. This is evident from the latest data from the Ministry of Education. The regional president of the Valencian Community wants to analyze all available data from the Ministry of Health over the next week in the hope […]
Local health departments in the Valencia region are rescheduling operations and appointments that were canceled. The restart is taking place as the number of Covid-19 patients admitted to hospital wards has fallen sharply. This will again create room for postponed operations, for example.
Off the coast of Alicante, a three-kilometer-long swimming area is being constructed. A spokesman for Alicante City Hall reported that buoys will be installed in the sea to demarcate an area at Cabo de las Huertas, which is north of the city center.
An association for relatives of civil war victims has asked Rojales town hall for help. The goal is to track down the descendants of some local people, according to the Costa News website. Documents they consulted indicate that the remains of nine residents are in a mass grave in the Alicante cemetery.
2020 was a disastrous year for the global economy. For Spain, which was hit hard during the current pandemic due to, among other things, tourism, things are not looking bright. Spain ended 2020 with a contraction of 11% while Ireland was the only country to come out positively with an increase of 3.4%. In Belgium […]
Two Swedish real estate agents on the Costa Blanca, Skandia Mäklarna and Bjurfors, have to pay back large sums to victims. An employee who was employed by them has run off with customers’ money. The 63-year-old Swedish man is said to have just started a new company in Denia. Skandia Mäklarna confirms that the man […]
The Netherlands is extending the negative travel advice to travel abroad, including Spain, until April 15. The current travel advice ends March 31, but it should be added two weeks. A negative travel advice is not a ban on travel, but everyone is strongly advised against traveling abroad. Booking a trip, also to the Costa […]