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British Embassy holds event for UK nationals working in education

On 21 October the British Embassy is holding an event aimed at UK nationals working in the education sector at CaixaForum in Madrid. The aim of the event is to address some of the specific questions that those working in and running language academies and British schools have about howRead More

Almoradi Town Hall Receive Donations from Generous Big Radio Listeners

Today 11th October, The Town hall at Almoradi took delivery of 10 Brand new washing Machines and 10 Fridge Freezers Paid for out of the Big Radio Flood Appeal. They were delivered this morning Direct from the Euronics Warehouse and immediately distributed to homes in the area that had beenRead More

An open letter from the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to UK nationals living in Spain

Stay up to date, go to the Living in Spain Guide at   In less than a month, the will of the British people will be delivered and the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. This, of course, will be a time of transition. But for those livingRead More

Are You Ready For Brexit

Big Radio Spain had a Live telephone interview with Sarah Jane Morris, the British Consul on Wednesday the 9th October and some of the items discussed were how Ex-Pats can prepare for the upcoming Brexit were:-1. Ensure your passport has a minimum of 6 months after the 31st October 2.Read More

British Consul thanks the Spanish emergency services, and English-speaking and Spanish volunteers who have assisted those affected by the recent floods

Following the devastating floods in the southern parts of Valencia and Murcia recently, the British Consulate in Alicante wants to ensure that any UK nationals affected are aware of how they can access support. The most important thing is to know that there is help out there. Both the ValencianRead More

British Ambassador reassures holiday makers Thomas Cook hotels will be paid

Following the collapse of Thomas Cook, some tourists who have travelled out from the UK on Thomas Cook package holidays have been asked to pay for their hotels. This should not be happening. The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has sent a letter to every hotel that has an ATOL-protectedRead More

UK Civil Aviation Authority Launches full programme to support Thomas Cook Customers in Spain

Thomas Cook has ceased trading so all holidays are now cancelled Government scheme will guarantee hotel costs for ATOL-protected holidaymakers UK Civil Aviation Authority launches repatriation from all Thomas Cook destinations Thomas Cook Group, including the UK tour operator and airline, has ceased trading with immediate effect. All Thomas CookRead More

Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, Steve Barclay, meets with representatives of UK Nationals in Madrid

Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, Steven Barclay, met yesterday with members of three of the groups representing UK nationals in Spain: Brexpats, ECREU and EuroCitizens. They discussed the key issues affecting the more than 300,000 British citizens who have made Spain their home. During his visit to Madrid,Read More

Missing Person

Mr Philip John PEARCE, who is 68 years old, was last seen on 9th September in Benidorm, and his family has not been able to find him since then. He is 5ft 6inc (170cm), medium build, blue eyes and speaks with a strong Somerset accent.When he went missing, he was wearingRead More

Big Radio Service Update

Thankfully the engineering team has worked its magic and normal transmitter service has been restored, we still have a skeleton crew in the studios due to the weather with Big FM and Big Radio 2 running a combined studio until presenters can get in. 91.1 fm will be running onRead More

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