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

To email Keith

(Notice posted: Wednesday, 1st July 2020)

Keith is still having problems with his contact address afpo@afpocalpe.com. To send Keith a message, please send it to  keithwildmancalpe@gmail.com.

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UK Embassy Update

(Notice posted: Monday, 8th June 2020)

I hope that everyone is enjoying the relative freedoms we now have ‚Äď things seem to be moving in a positive direction since I was last in touch. Now that we are gradually coming out of the Covid crisis, our focus is moving back to our resident UK national population and I wanted to share […]

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Residency

(Notice posted: Wednesday, 3rd June 2020)

Before the coronavirus crisis disrupted everything, many Brits already in Spain or planning to move here were working hard to get their paperwork properly in order before the withdrawal agreement period ends on December 31st 2020. But when covid-19 hit Spain, it not only scuppered travel plans but forced people who were planning on moving […]

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News items

70% decrease

Wednesday, 8th July 2020

The Hospitality Coordinator of the neighborhoods of Valencia regrets that the sector is experiencing a very difficult time.¬†He details that they are in the midst of a ‘perfect storm’ where problems have been adding up¬† as being more than¬†three months without activity¬†due to the coronavirus, the current¬†lack of consumption¬†and reactivation, or the¬†absence of¬†international and also […]

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Worsening future

Wednesday, 8th July 2020

European economic activity continues to plunge into a collapse unprecedented since World War II.¬†And Spain and Italy, the two countries most affected by the pandemic, will bear the brunt.¬†Brussels warns that the Spanish economy will fall 10.9% in 2020 due to the strong collapse of the services sector.¬†This collapse¬†is greater than what was expected just […]

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High cost

Wednesday, 8th July 2020

¬†Ana Sala attacks the Generalitat for bringing beach controllers from outside Calpe: ¬ęThey flee in terror from here¬Ľ The mayor indicates that they cannot find accommodation when coming from other municipalities and congratulates herself for also signing local staff at the expense of the town. The PSOE requires the municipality to say what selection criteria […]

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Tour

Wednesday, 8th July 2020

Calpe Council has organized free guided tours of its old town until September 4, a great opportunity to discover part of the history of the municipality as well as corners of great charm: the Forat a la Mar, part of the old wall and door to the Moorish neighborhood, the Torre√≥ de la Pe√ßa, the […]

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Aid

Wednesday, 8th July 2020

Calpe¬† Council, through a grant from the Alicante Provincial Council, has created a new line of aid for companies run by women as well as businesses less than three years old, which have been affected by the crisis of COVID-19.¬†The initial approval of these grants will go through the ordinary plenary session in July to […]

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ITV

Wednesday, 8th July 2020

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