• International travellers take advantage of new vaccine service

    International travellers take advantage of new vaccine service0

    The new international vaccination centre at Torrevieja hospital has attended to around 100 travellers during its first two months. The service was launched on July 13, thus saving patients from the hospital’s catchment area from having to travel to other centres in the province to receive inoculations before going abroad. The countries most visited by

  • Education concerns

    Education concerns0

    Hands typing on black vintage typewriter, top view, retro toned EmailSeptember 5 Dear Sir, I am writing to express my concern about the growing issue of overcrowded classes in the schools on the Costa Blanca, particularly in the ESO (Educación Secundaria Obligatoria) level. Over the past few years, it has become increasingly evident that this

  • Toilet trouble

    Toilet trouble0

    Residents have expressed their frustration that the public toilets at the beaches in Orihuela Costa were closed by the council last weekend even though the area is still busy with tourists who are vital for the local economy. After having to wait until July 24 for the toilets to open this summer, the cleaning service

  • ‘Experts’ advise on fort consolidation scheme

    ‘Experts’ advise on fort consolidation scheme0

    Callosa de Ensarriá​ council is working on a €176,407 restoration project for the Fort de Bèrnia. The 16th century defence system, high above the town on the mountain of the same name, is currently in ruins. The work will be limited to consolidating the structure, with the commitment that it will not be completely rebuilt,

  • Delivery backlog denounced

    Delivery backlog denounced0

    On page 9 we report that more than 60,000 letters, parcels and notifications are waiting to be delivered in Alicante province due to a shortage of Post Office (Correos) personnel. A teaser for the story on the Costa Blanca News Facebook page this week produced nearly 50 comments from mostly angry customers. Helen Meehan stated: