News in Brief – Costa Blanca North

Cyclocross in Benidorm Credit: Benidorm Council, X

Cyclocross

Benidorm will host the Cyclocross World Cup for the third time in 2025. Benidorm´s mayor, Toni Perez called it: “beyond a huge sporting event,” highlighting its role in the “promotion of the city,” expecting an increase in Benidorm´s visitors.

Physiotherapy 

The HLA San Carlos Hospital of Denia uses an advanced technique in physiotherapy, providing unparalleled treatment to patients through electrolysis therapy. This method has proven to effectively treat musculoskeletal injustice and reduce tendon pain. 

1 Book 1 Kilo

The UNED centres in Denia and Benidorm host the 11th 1 Book x 1 Kilo event on April 26. All volunteers can contribute a kilo of any non-perishable food or personal hygiene products in exchange for a book, interchanging solidarity.

Fish farms 

Calpe City Council attended the Forum of Industrial Fish Farms in Greece to speak out about the threatening expansion of the farms in Calpe. The Council expressed that this increase would result in the loss of €450 million of the local budget.

Agriculture 

Javea City Council took measures to reduce the risks of forest fires, suspending agricultural cremation until October 15. The mayor’s decision, announced on April 18, was the result of the rise in local fires and the increasing drought.

Bono Baby 

All families with low-income or unemployed parents and children between the ages 0-3 will now be able to get €500 funding per child if residing in Calpe. The application for the benefits is open until September 27.

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Written by

Anna Akopyan

Originally from Moscow, with Russian and Armenian origins, Anna has lived in Costa Blanca for over ten years. She is passionate about singing, acting and traveling.

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