News in Brief for Alicante province’s Costa Blanca North area

VILLAJOYOSA: Roundabout needed at busy intersection Photo credit: Villajoyosa town hall

Traffic plans VILLAJOYOSA town hall is planning a roundabout for the Avenida Pais Valencia-Calle Pizarro-Calle Ciutad de Valencia-Censal park intersection.  This will ease the flow of vehicles that head towards the town centre by eliminating the existing traffic lights, Urban Development councillor Pedro Alemany said, while also improving road safety.

Drone rescue A DRIVER whose car plunged down a steep embankment as she left the AP-7 in Benidorm managed to call for help despite serious injuries, the Emergency Services said afterwards. She was rescued thanks to a Policia Local drone, as her vehicle was impossible to locate from the road.  

Not sure THIRTEEN occupants of six apartments in an eight-storey Calpe building were temporarily evacuated after cracks appeared and creaking was heard in one of the properties.  Inspectors later declared the building safe and occupants were allowed to go back, although those from the affected apartment decided not to return.

No change JAVEA’S Club de Tennis and the David Ferrer academy have renewed their agreement for a further six years.  Under the renewed contract the academy, which belongs to the former Spanish champion, will continue to take charge of coaching pupils of all ages, as it has done since 2008.

Safe houses MORAIRA’S youth hostel is one of several buildings that the Generalitat has now allocated to provide accommodation for Ukrainian refugees.  These include youth hostels in Benicassim, Alicante, Piles and Biar as well as Moraira, plus other installations in Paterna, Betera, Alpuente, Ademuz, Muro de Alcoy and Valencia City.

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Linda Hall

Originally from the UK, Linda is based in Valenca and is a reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering local news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]

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