British Consulate, Alicante

the importance of registering for healthcare

October 24th, 2014|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

It could cost you time, worry and money, warns new video. Living in Spain without having thought about how you will look after your future health could cost you time, worry and money, warns the Department of Health in a new video about the importance of registering for healthcare. […]

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Tour Operators Learn How Tourist Police Office And Consulate Can Help Brits In Trouble

June 26th, 2014|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

Tour operators have been finding out more about how the Tourist Police Office in Benidorm (SATE) and the British Consulate can help British visitors in need, thanks to a meeting organised by the consular staff. […]

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Top Tips For What To Do – FOREST FIRES

August 28th, 2013|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

In light of the high risk of forest fires this season, British Consul Paul Rodwell discussed with Irene Rodríguez, Director of Emergencies for the Valencian Community, about what should be done in the event of a fire. Here are her five top tips: […]

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Alicante Consulate’s Move To New Premises Will Improve Service To Britons Needing Help

May 27th, 2013|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

The British Consulate in Alicante is moving… but not far. The new office will only be 10 minutes’ walk from the current building. You will find the Consulate on the Rambla Méndez Nuñez, just near the port area of Alicante, a short walk from the Mercado tram stop and the Alicante central bus station. […]

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Consulate seeks closer collaboration with Red Cross to help vulnerable Brits

February 25th, 2013|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

The British Consul in Alicante, Paul Rodwell, has met with the Provincial president of the Spanish Red Cross, Emilio Bascuñana Galiano, to discuss how to work together to support vulnerable Brits. The Red Cross, or Cruz Roja, is very active in the province of Alicante and throughout Spain supporting people of all nationalities who find themselves in situations of need, working closely with local social services departments to provide basic services. […]

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Don’t let a lost passport ruin your holiday!

June 18th, 2012|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

“Don’t let a lost passport ruin your holiday!” New video clip for use on news and community websites launched by British Consulates. Losing your passport will cost you time, cost you money and could ruin your holiday. […]

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British Ambassador Encourages Cooperation between Social Services and English-speaking Charities

December 5th, 2011|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

As part of his visit to Murcia, the British Ambassador to Spain, Giles Paxman, attended a workshop with local English speaking charities and social services to help improve the support offered to vulnerable British nationals living in the area. As the British population in Murcia has increased tenfold since 2002, all parties were keen to get together and discuss how working together could help them to better support vulnerable and elderly British nationals. […]

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British residents in Costa Blanca South have their healthcare and welfare questions and concerns addressed

December 5th, 2011|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

The Consulate and Pension Benefit and Healthcare Teams together with representatives of local authorities and 15 British and Spanish support organisations answered questions on how to access their services. The aim of the “Consulate in the Community” event was to address questions and concerns around healthcare and welfare for residents across the Costa Blanca South and help those that are most vulnerable in these difficult times. […]

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British Consul meets with Property Owners in Valle del Sol and Llíber

December 5th, 2011|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

British property owners in Valle del Sol, in the Region of Murcia, and Llíber, in the north of Alicante province, met with British Consul, Paul Rodwell, and the British Embassy’s Adviser, Alexandra Brown. Over 90 British property owners in Valle del Sol attended the meeting, showing their frustration and explained there had been no advances in their efforts to solve the worrying situation over the illegality of their homes. […]

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