Lion’s share of coastal cash for Altea

ALTEA will receive €4.6 million of the national government’s €12.5 million budget for the Valencian Community coastline.   The welcomed news came from the Madrid...

The best Christmas window in Altea

TWENTY-THREE shops participated in Altea’s Window Dressing Competition this year, twice as many as last year.  After discussion, the jury, which was made up of...

73 per cent of stopped Altea drivers test positive for drugs

ALTEA have uncovered a serious drug-driving problem. Implementation of drug controls operated by the local police in the municipality has highlighted the issue. In the...

Altea yacht club all at sea

ALTEA’S Club Nautico plans to go to the Supreme Court to demand its rights. This decision was prompted by the Valencia Region’s Upper Court (TSJ)...

Mystery of Altea’s disappearing cycle lane

PART of the lower road into Altea was an isolated section of blue-painted cycle track. It began for no particular reason just before the smaller...

Altea welcomes the Bellyflower Festival


ALTEA Town Hall and the Department of Youth is collaborating on the organisation of the third edition of the Bellyflower Festival, a fusion event celebrating...

Altea Blue Flag in jeopardy due to poorly maintained sewage

ALTEA’S councillor for Infrastructure, Roque Ferrer, took the opportunity at a plenary session this week to point out that neglect concerning the discharge of...

Altea marina concession still undecided

THE ongoing situation regarding the administrative concession to operate the marina in Altea has been brought to the attention of the Valencian government.It has...

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