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Part time health centre in Albir

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More than 1600 residents that live in Albir have been forced to change doctors and health centre due to the "reorganization of of health care resources over the Summer period". The regional government has closed the Centro de Salud in Albir in the evenings and also removed one of the doctors and relocated him to the centre in Alfaz, forcing the residents to travel several kilometres from their homes to see a doctor.

British Consulate issues warning to Brits driving to Spain

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British holiday makers taking their cars to Spain this summer are being warned of the threat from motorway thieves who rob foreign plated vehicles and hire cars. British registered cars using motorways in Spain are proving an easy target for gangs who use a wide variety of scams to distract unsuspecting holiday makers and then steal their bags and belongings from their vehicles.The worse blackspot is the AP7 motorway between the French boarder

Pharmacies go on indefinite strike

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Sign in all pharmacy windowsPharmacies in the region will keep their shutters down as they go on an indefinite strike starting today, Monday 23rd July. They called off the previous strike which was planned for 9th July after Central Government promised to step in, but 15 days later the money promised has not materialized. This conflict has dragged on for months and Health Minister Luis Rosado promised a payment schedule to the

Aqua Natura Sea Lion show in Benidorm

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There are 2 water parks in Benidorm and often visitors are baffled as to which one to go to during their stay. Aqualandia is certainly bigger, has more slides and is great for the older kids or those that are more adventurous. However, if you have younger children, say under 12 or are not too keen on giant slides I would definitely recommend Aqua Natura - and I was surprised to discover a little secret there too ...

Terra Mitica in Benidorm - an appraisal

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It has been some years since my last visit to Terra Mitica, so off I went with 3 children last weekend (they were aged between 12 and 15 - yes brave I know, especially as 2 weren´t even mine). I was curious to see if there had been any changes since management of the park is now under the Aqualandia group and to also hear the opinions of my three charges.

Don´t be scammed when on holiday in Benidorm

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Due to the crippling economic situation, particularly in Spain where unemployment stands at 25% (50% for  youth) there has been a visible return of property conmen and time share/holiday club sellers along the Costa coastline. As you head down to the beach, obviously looking like a tourist you are being preyed upon by unscrupulous rep´s waiting to lure you in.

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ITV´s "This Morning" broadcast from the Sol Pelicanos in Benidorm

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Just like a hurricane, the ITV crew and presenters came and left like a torpedo! The morning started early at the Sol Pelicanos hotel - the crew having already set up by 8am ready for the live link ups. Benidorm Mayor, Agustin Navarro arrived at 9 o´clock to pre-record a welcome speech as he had a previous engagement so couldn´t broadcast live - not that anyone would have realised anyway.

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ITV´s "This Morning" crew on Levante beach in Benidorm

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Alison Hammond, Matt Johnson and Johnny Robinson were down on the Levante beach this morning pre-recording some footage for tomorrows live broadcast. They were filmed doing what Benidorm is now most well known for ... mobility scooter racing on the promenade! The crowds gathered early on and were asked to participate by waving flags and cheering their favourite celeb on.

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Things to do on a Sunday in Benidorm

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If you are here on holiday, or are lucky enough to live here you may be now be fed up of lying around the pool or going to the beach each day and are wondering what else you can do on a Sunday. Here are some suggestions of places you could try ... and they are all FREE! Benidorm Market - this is on every Sunday (and Wednesday) and probably the biggest of all the markets on the Costa Blanca.

Mal Pas beach and the padlock phenomenon in Benidorm

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 Many people that visit Benidorm often comment on the tradition of leaving padlocks at specific places. Two such locations in Benidorm are the stairs leading from Mal Pas beach up to the Mirador and actually at the top of the viewpoint - both in the Old Town. Mal Pas beach is a tiny sandy cove which is reached from the bottom of the Old Town - head to the "Parc dÉlx" or better known to the Brits as Dove Park.

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VAT in Spain to go up to 21%

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The Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy yesterday announced in the House of Congress an increase in the rate of IVA to 21% and up 2 points on reduced IVA, making it 10%. The super reduced rate of 4% remains unchanged, which is the rate applied to necessities such as bread, milk, eggs. This along with other economic cuts is predicted to save 65 billion euros by the year 2015.

Charges for flying with hand luggage to Benidorm?

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Yesterday it was reported in the Daily Mail that No frills airline Wizz Air is to start charging passengers to bring hand luggage on board... I can just bet that Mr O´Leary is hyper ventilating with excitement at this prospect!The Wizz Air trial is only being carried out on one route - Luton to Katowice in Poland, but if it is successful then it will be rolled out across the network.

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