Benidorm Guardia Civil sergeant holds key to UK’s lock-down strategy

The Guardian, 7th April 2020 New evidence given to COBRA meeting as UK-wide COVID-19 “Stay At Home” advice flounders: The Guardian exclusive. In the past few days British government ministers, opposition politicians, police authorities, and behavioural psychologists have been in a desperate race to discover why a “Stay At Home” policy has been successfully put … More Benidorm Guardia Civil sergeant holds key to UK’s lock-down strategy

Psychiatrists warn of 70% stress and 50% depression due to confinement

Monday 6th April 2020Translated into English by Gareth Thomas from original story by Victoria Bueno in Información de Alicante. (Translator’s note: at the beginning of the translated article it should be emphasised more that the study initially analyses data from the observation of existing clients of the mental health service. It then goes on to make broader points about … More Psychiatrists warn of 70% stress and 50% depression due to confinement

Online Catholic Mass

What is “online Mass”? (Haz clic por tradución castellano.) Taking part in church services has been denied to millions of people across Europe and the wider world. For Catholic faithful, the weekly obligation to assist at the Mass has been lifted by the Pope himself, recognizing that safety must come first. Consequently some very innovative … More Online Catholic Mass

Health workers given free Benidorm accommodation in vacated hotels and apartments

Sunday 5th April 2020 (Translated to English by Gareth Thomas from original story by Andrea Vicente in Información de Alicante.) Benidorm records in four days about twenty requests for apartments for toilets Requests for accommodation provided by Hosbec are made for a few days or long stays. The City Council manages this initiative due to … More Health workers given free Benidorm accommodation in vacated hotels and apartments

The end of the third week

Good afternoon, and welcome to the blog for those of you who are gradually being pointed in this direction. A small group of us began this English-speaking community support group for the anglophone residents of the villages of Finestrat, Orxeta, and Sella two weeks ago on Whatsapp. We have migrated that group here in the … More The end of the third week