Access to Costa Blanca town restricted as police close off main road

CLOSED: North access to Calpe closed today, entry can only be made from Altea direction

POLICE State of the Alarm patrols have been stepped up in Calpe, with one of the accesses to the town closed today.

The Guardia Civil, through the town hall, is advising that as of midday today, Calpe can only be accessed from the south.

A post reads: “The Guardia Civil is controlling access to Calpe, and the north access is closed. You can only get in and out of Calpe through the south exit (Altea).”

No further explanation is being given at the moment.

Meanwhile the Mayor Ana Sala has urged families to keep their spirits high, and Casa Nova will remain illuminated in green in tribute to all health personnel fighting the spread of coronavirus.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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