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The British Embassy and Consulates take part in Acts of Remembrance across Spain

On Sunday 10 and Monday 11 November 2019, the British Embassy in Madrid and Consulates across Spain marked the Armistice by taking part in solemn acts of remembrance. This year is particularly significant as it marks not only 80 years since the start of the Second World War, but alsoRead More

Information for UK nationals on voting in the UK General Election

The UK is holding a General Election on 12 December. British citizens who have been abroad for 15 years or less can register as an overseas voter (further information can be found at Once registered, you have to renew your registration every year. You will get a reminder whenRead More

The president of the Provincial Council of Alicante meets at the World Travel Market in London with the executive director of the International Association of Golf Tour Operators

The Costa Blanca will be a preferred destination for golf tourism for lAGTO operators in 2020 • Carlos Mazón stresses the importance of continuing to bet on events of marked tourist interest to diversify the offer and work with certain profiles of customers 05-11-19.- The President of the Provincial CouncilRead More

UK Nationals and Residency Applications

The Spanish authorities have asked us to advise UK nationals in Alicante province that they can get next day residency appointments in Alicante city by selecting the option POLICIA – CERTIFICADO UE (EXCLUSIVAMENTE PARA REINO UNIDO). 180 appointments are being opened up on a daily basis and there is quiteRead More

An open letter from HMA Hugh Elliott to British citizens living in Spain

You will all have seen that the EU has agreed the UK’s request for a further extension. This means that the UK will not now be leaving the EU on the 31st of October. The extension sets a new deadline of the 31st of January 2020. I met with someRead More

Help Vega Baja Donations

Help Vega Baja have received a large amount of donations for flood victims and these are being held at their charity shop in San Miguel De Salinas. If you are a flood victim and in need of clothing, linen, bric a brac or toiletries you are welcome to come andRead More

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

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