News in Benissa

  • MIT is the solution January 30, 2023
    Help is at hand for residents whose lives have been blighted by illegal homes scandals. Regional director for town planning Vicente Garcia Nebot and architect John Kirby will be in Llíber next week to explain the Valencia government’s legalisation process for rural properties. Mr Kirby – who is a regular columnist in Costa Blanca News […]
  • New rooms for hospital patients January 30, 2023
    Torrevieja hospital has 20 new individual rooms for patients and has undergone repairs and painting work in rooms and corridors at a total cost of almost €162,000. These new individual rooms are on the second floor and have adapted bathrooms for people with reduced mobility, the regional health service reported. Full report in Friday’s Costa […]
  • Row blows up over ‘inflated’ supermarket prices January 30, 2023
    The Valencia government has called for ‘dialogue’ after minister for social rights, Ione Belarra insisted that the coalition national government that she forms part of must take action to halt rising prices in supermarkets. Sra Belarra has claimed that inflation is being made worse by ‘speculation’ by large chains, who she accused of carrying out […]
  • Government passes plans for future water supply in Spain January 27, 2023
    The dozen hydrological plans approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday include setting minimum ecological flow levels for the River Tajo, which will lead to a cut to the amount of water transferred to the Segura for irrigation in south Alicante, Murcia and Almería. The plans have caused considerable controversy among farmers and regional governments about […]
  • Wood home goes up in flames January 27, 2023
    A home made from wood was reduced to ashes when a fire broke out on Wednesday. A spokesman for the provincial fire service reported that they had been alerted about the blaze in Benimantell in the Guadalest Valley that morning. Full report in today’s Costa Blanca News
  • Cold snap set to continue in Alicante province January 27, 2023
    Freezing temperatures that hit Alicante province this week are set to continue. The most likely day for more snow, according to AEMET, is Sunday, which will also be the coldest day. Their forecast states that snow could fall above 700 metres. Full report in today’s Costa Blanca News – Photo by David Revenga
  • Postal charges January 27, 2023
    Moraira Park, Moraira/Teulada December 19 Dear Editor, Our post person left us a form to collect a letter from the post office. We live less than one minute from the post boxes, I was at home all day. Surely it would have taken less time to deliver it than to write out the form. When […]
  • A thank you letter January 27, 2023
    Email January 11 Dear Editor, May we, my friend and I, extend our sincere and most grateful thanks to the three young men who rescued us during the gale on Monday, January 16 at 21.30 approx. in Ave del Port, Calpe. We were homeward bound, we had been desperately clinging to a metal gate, unable […]
  • Park bird population ‘highest since 1980s’ January 27, 2023
    The highest number of breeding pairs of nesting birds since the 1980s was recorded at El Hondo natural park in 2022. There was a total of 6,749 pairs of 33 different species, including 35 of the marbled teal, the highest population of this species in danger of extinction in the EU. Full report in today’s […]
  • Tree treatments to cull caterpillars January 27, 2023
    Ecological treatments to exterminate processionary caterpillars are being applied to pine, fir and cedar trees by the town hall in Benitachell. Application of these non-toxic products using a nebuliser began this week in urbanisations, country lanes, green areas and public spaces. Full report in today’s Costa Blanca News

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