• New measures for Valencia region

    New measures for Valencia region0

    Bars and restaurants will be shut down completely in the Valencia region (provinces of Alicante, Valencia and Castellón) under new measures announced today (Tuesday) by the regional government in an attempt to stem the sharp rise in Covid-19 infections. They can only open for takeaways. Shops will have to shut their doors at 18.00 –

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  • Driver killed in head-on crash

    Driver killed in head-on crash0

    A 58-year-old man was killed when the car he was driving collided head on with a truck on the CV-91 road between Rojales and Guardamar del Segura on Monday, reported the emergency services. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at www.costa-news.com SHARE Facebook Twitter Previous articleCovid

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  • Covid plasma trial results give reason for hope

    Covid plasma trial results give reason for hope0

    Testing is underway to see whether plasma donated by patients in the Valencia region who have recovered from Covid-19 can treat others who still have the infection and face a poor prognosis. Preliminary results show that coronavirus sufferers’ conditions improved with the treatment. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper

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  • Politicians accused of vaccination queue jumping

    Politicians accused of vaccination queue jumping0

    Several mayors and local councillors in Alicante province are in hot water over allegations that they jumped the queue for Covid vaccinations. The regional health authority has opened an investigation after the local politicians received inoculations despite not being in the ‘at risk’ categories which are currently being processed. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca

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  • A big ‘halo’ from Benidorm

    A big ‘halo’ from Benidorm0

    The new look Avenida Mediterraneo is slowly coming together – and last week the road was closed to traffic from the Avenida Europa to finish the installation of new suspended low energy halo lights. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at www.costa-news.com Read more in this

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  • Manilva Town Council will allocate € 520,000 in social and economic measures to alleviate the local situation caused by Covid19

    Manilva Town Council will allocate € 520,000 in social and economic measures to alleviate the local situation caused by Covid190

    SHARE Facebook Twitter The Mayor of Manilva, Mario Jiménez and councillors, Diego José Jiménez, Marcos Ruiz and Manolo Gil, representing the entire Government Team, have met today to discuss measures within that can be taken by the local government to alleviate the problems generated by the Covid-19 crisis. Among an initial package of measures to

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  • Prison sentences of from 3 months to a year and fines of up to 30,000 euros for breaking the lockdown regulations

    Prison sentences of from 3 months to a year and fines of up to 30,000 euros for breaking the lockdown regulations0

    SHARE Facebook Twitter Spain’s Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska issued an order on Sunday that establishes the operational protocols of the security forces in the country while the state of emergency is in place.The legislation has put Minister Grande-Marlaska in charge not only of the National Place and Guardia Civil, but also local and regional forces,

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  • Manilva introduces measures to combat Covid 19 virus

    Manilva introduces measures to combat Covid 19 virus0

    SHARE Facebook Twitter Following an emergency sitting of the Manilva Town Council, and taking advice from the Junta de Andalucia and health professionals, the Mayor of Manilva, Mario Jiménez Rodriguez, has announced a series of measures with immediate effect Close the Manilva, Sabinillas and El Castillo senior citizens centres for 15 days. Suspend all workshops

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  • Collection service for larger items of domestic rubbish

    Collection service for larger items of domestic rubbish0

    Manilva’s Cleaning Department, headed by Paqui López, would like to remind residents how the collection system for larger items of domestic rubbish, old furniture, etc., works. The truck visits all the refuse bin sites, picking up these large items, according to the following schedule: Mondays and Fridays, Manilva Town, Sabinillas, Puerto de la Duquesa, El

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