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Next AFPO Meeting

May 2024

Last Meetings

General Meeting: Tuesday 13th February

This meeting took place in the Diamante Beach hotel.

The guest speaker was Pamela Twissell-Cross MBE, the Welfare co-ordinator for the Royal British Legion

General Meeting: 3rd October 2023

Also in the Diamante Beach hotel.

The speakers were from CaixaBank, explaining their Proteccíon Senior facility.

There was considerable discussion of the new laws concerning animals and inheritance taxes.

The full minutes of this meeting can be read in our members’ area.

AGM: Tuesday, 2nd May

Also in the Diamante Beach hotel.

The guest speaker was Sara Munsterhjelm, the Vice Consul.

Daimante Beach meeting 2022
AFPO President and speaker

The minutes of this AGM can also be read in our members’ area.

Calpe elections

New Council

The new Calpe Council has now voted. For the next 4 years (in principle) Calpe will be run by a coalition of 3 parties, and Ana Sala, the current mayor, will continue in post.

The party with the most individual votes, the Partido Poplular, who wanted to force Ana Sala out, have instead been forced into opposition.

Up-to-the-minute news, togther with detailed analysis of the results of the elections (held on the 28th of May) can be found in our members’ area.

Local News

New OAC hours

Monday to Thursday: From 8:00 to 4:30
Fridays: From 8:00 to 1:30
Saturdays: From 10:00 to 1:00

For information about the OAC and the Padrón, check our key information page.

From the members’ area

In this section, we provide extracts from the announcements, news items and updates which our former President, Keith Wildman, publishes every day. To read the complete posts, you need to join the Association.


Calpe celebrates this weekend the “Mig Any” events

(Notice posted: Thursday, 18th April 2024)

The Associació de Moros i Cristians Santíssim Crist de la Suor will celebrate this weekend the events of the “Mig Any”, the festive halfway point that will allow Calpinos to say goodbye to the festive positions of 2023 and welcome the new captains, flag bearer and ensigns. On Friday, the different “filaes” will have dinner […]

Read more about this in the members’ area.

Timetable for airport bus

(Notice posted: Saturday, 3rd February 2024)

Read more about this in the members’ area.


(Notice posted: Thursday, 25th January 2024)

Thanks to their generosity, the optician from Calpe has raised €468.42 for Akira Animal Sanctuary in Benissa. It has also collected sturdy toys, leashes and collars for dogs and has been a delivery point for donations for the sanctuary’s charity shop throughout the month of December and January. The funds raised for Akira will be […]

Read more about this in the members’ area.

News items

More sun for some

Thursday, 18th April 2024

Doctors detect cases of cancer and heart attacks linked to a lack of vitamin D due to not sunbathing The use of high skin protection factors among the people of Alicante and the time spent indoors explain the deficit of a nutrient that helps bones absorb calcium. In children, a lack of this vitamin can […]

Read more about this in the members’ area.

Emergency works start that leave Calpe without a train to Altea until the end of the year

Thursday, 18th April 2024

Councillor Salomé Pradas visits the first works and stresses that the three million euros of the works in the Mascarat area are “fundamental” to improve the service of Line 9. The Minister of the Environment, Water, Infrastructure and Territory, Salomé Pradas, visited the emergency works that have begun in the Mascarat area through which Line […]

Read more about this in the members’ area.

Calpe calls in the Ombudsman

Thursday, 18th April 2024

It’s official. The  Council of Calpe has filed a complaint with the Catalan Ombudsman due to the “inactivity of the Generalitat Valenciana” in relation to the construction projects of the new CEE Gargasindi and the second Institute of Secondary Education of the municipality. In the complaint, signed by Mayor Ana Sala (Somos Calpe), the regional […]

Read more about this in the members’ area.

Public housing

Thursday, 18th April 2024

The PP presents a proposal to promote public housing in Calpe at the city council César Sánchez announces Calpe’s adhesion to the agreement to promote public housing In an effort to address the housing crisis in the Valencian Community, the Municipal Group of the Popular Party of Calpe has presented a proposal for a resolution […]

Read more about this in the members’ area.

Calpe forecast

Thursday, 18th April 2024

Read more about this in the members’ area.