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On this page, we provide extracts from a small selection of the notices, news items and updates which our President publishes every day. To read them all, you need to join the Association.

La Cometa

(Notice posted: Wednesday, 21st June 2017)

Calpe will begin on Friday the official program of les Fogueres de Sant Joan organized by the Department of Fiestas, Gent de la Cometa and Penya de Bous i Vaques Calp, which will be developed focusing some acts on the beach and others in the rural game of the Kite. On Friday, June 23, at […]

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Alicante closed to traffic

(Notice posted: Sunday, 18th June 2017)

On the following days Alicante will be closed to traffic with the exception of certain specified routes. The council is advising people to abandon their vehicles for the duration of the celebrations. Details below. We have more details if any member requires them. Saturday, 17th June 2017, mascletá in the Plaza de los Luceros, entrance […]

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Night race

(Notice posted: Sunday, 11th June 2017)

Registration is now open for the first edition of this race called Lluna d’Oltà to be held next July 8 at 9:30 p.m. When the heat arrives you do not want to do sports during the sunny hours. The night happens to be protagonist for the runners and the athletes. And is that, by day, the […]

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News items

Tourists cost money

Sunday, 25th June 2017

La Opinión in Málaga leads ‘Several mayors on the Costa del Sol want to introduce a tax on tourists to cover the extra costs over the Summer – the high season means population increases by 15 fold in some municipalities, and this implies an enormous cost and the need for an extraordinary financing. Could this […]

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Four categories of mosquito victims

Sunday, 25th June 2017

THERE are many who claim they are like catnip to mosquitoes, and they could be right.  Health experts believe the blood-sucking insects do prefer certain types of people. Here are a some factors that could make you mosquito bait… Pregnant Women who are pregnant breathe out more carbon dioxide, which attracts mosquitoes. It’s a concerning […]

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Southern fires

Sunday, 25th June 2017

Marbella and other hotspots across the Costa del Sol are on alert. Dramatic scenes unfolded after the blaze threatened to hit tourist sites and 2,000 people have been forced to flee. Tourists on two campsites in the Mazaron beach town area of Huelva in south west Spain and a nearby parador hotel were still unable […]

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Local fire

Sunday, 25th June 2017

 A fire yesterday burned 6,000 square meters of scrubland and pines of some abandoned land near the national highway 332, between the municipalities of Calp and Benissa.. The fire was attended by  two units and two fire engines of the Provincial Consortium of Firemen. According to the sources consulted, the fire started at 11.00 am due to unknown causes  but It was […]

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Airbnb

Saturday, 24th June 2017

A Barcelona woman was unable to enter her own flat after seeing it advertised on the vacation rental website Airbnb . Montse Pérez only managed to seize control of her property, located in the city’s popular seaside Barceloneta neighborhood, after booking it on the online platform, moving in, and then changing the locks, according to […]

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Smiles all round

Saturday, 24th June 2017

 ABC has a photo of Theresa May and Mariano Rajoy amazingly both smiling and leads ‘The European Union has discovered the advantages of Brexit’ – the 27 have stood firm against the ‘insufficient’ offer from May, and have done so with unity, optimism and will take decisions before being vetoed by the United Kingdom, as […]

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Unsafe Spain

Saturday, 24th June 2017

YOU are most likely to become ill or have your passport or money stolen when holidaying in Spain than anywhere else in Europe, according to new research.  The study has revealed that almost a quarter of all UK trips to the country end up in some kind of mishap. It comes after comparethemarket.com created a […]

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