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• Charities and organisations that support UK nationals living in the EU have been awarded a share of the funding • The £3 million fund will assist UK nationals to apply to protect their residency rights • Residents in Spain, France, Germany, Cyprus, Italy, and several other EU countries willRead More

Two local hospitals lead the way for operation waiting lists

WAITING lists at two of Costa Blanca’s largest hospitals are HALF the regional average, figures released today show. Average waiting times for operations at The University Hospital of Torrevieja and Hospital del Vinalopó in Elche are only 39 and 45 days, respectively. This compares to the 86 day average ofRead More

Hundreds of families still getting help from Spanish Red Cross, FIVE MONTHS after September floods

DESPITE devastating the region five months ago, Spain’s Red Cross are still helping out families that were affected by the gota fria and floods that followed. The Cruz Roja has helped over 440 families across 19 towns and villages in the low-lying region of the Vega Baja in Costa BlancaRead More

The curious case of the Costa golf course that was a €54m swindle – allegedly.

TWO MEN allegedly involved in defrauding dozens of overseas buyers and investors are facing up to seven years behind bars. Antonio Martinez sold properties off-plan on the Trampolin Hills estate, between Murcia and Sucina, that were promoted as free of any debt. However, far from being unencumbered, each property hadRead More

Costa Blanca ex-pat pub raises hundreds for local school, funding special meal and treats for kids

INTEGRATION into the community reached a new level recently, as an ex-pat bar in Costa Blanca South raised funds so a local school could gift their students a special meal and festive treats. The Inn Place, in Formentera del Segura, chose the nearby Juan Carlos School as their nominated charityRead More

Spain’s Costa Calida going greener with even more solar energy farms opening in 2020

MAJOR steps in preventing air pollution are being taken this year by both public and private entities in the Murcia region. A solar farm producing enough energy to power 25,000 homes is due to open in Costa Calida, later this year. The Algibicos photovoltaic park in Baños y Mendigo, betweenRead More

Dozens of expats lead the way in Playa Flamenca beach clean-up

BRITISH and Irish expats, along with Big Radio Spain, lead the way this morning after Orihuela Costa council called out for volunteers to help clean up a local beach. After tonnes of rubbish had been deposited on Playa Flamenca beaches because of recent storms and general inconsideration, a thorough clean-upRead More

Alicante province puts on more residency appointments for UK nationals

As of today, British nationals in the Alicante province wishing to apply for residency can take advantage of new appointments made available in the central foreigners office in Alicante. These appointments are only for British nationals who live in the province of Alicante who want to apply for their greenRead 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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