Basic information

Emergency 
All Emergencies 112
All emergencies – in English 902 102 112
Guardia Civil 062
National Police 091
Local Police 092
Fire (Bomberos) 085
Red Cross Ambulances (National number) 902
Moraira Surgery  96 573 90 80
More emergency information on Moraira.info moraira-info.com
Samaritans (and their Facebook page) 902 88 3535 


British Embassy Madrid website British Embassy Madrid website
British Embassy Madrid on Facebook British Embassy Madrid 
Brits Living in Spain – Consulate and Embassy https://www.facebook.com/BritsLivingInSpain?fref=ts


The Spain Report “Independent Reporting Of The Stories Changing Spain” https://www.thespainreport.com/
El País – in English http://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
The Local es http://www.thelocal.es/
The Telegraph – Spanish news http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/spain/

 


Practical information contributed by our editors and members

Your Right to Vote in the European Parliament Elections

British voters Registration Day Don't loose your vote in the forthcoming European Parliament elections British citizens living here can vote in the European Parliamentary elections if they have been registered to vote in the UK within the last 15…

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Water – Teulada-Moraira town hall communiqué

The town hall of Teulada-Moraira communiqué: After corrective measures and analysis results, the Dirección General de Salud Pública in the Consellería de Sanitat of the Generalitat Valenciana rates Teulada Moraira's water as apt for human…

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Spain bans use of baby seats on the front seat from 1st October

Spanish government decree makes it compulsory to place child seats on the back of the car, making it illegal to place them on the front seat. The only exception will be when the back seats are already taken by other child seats. Un nuevo decreto…

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Renewing UK Passports

by Margaret Roberts Having successfully renewed my own Passport several years ago through Madrid, when Don’s needed doing, I downloaded the forms, had the application countersigned and the photo endorsed and sat down at the weekend to gather…

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Registering at the Town Hall

Please see below some notes direct from the UK Embassy (UKINSPAIN) https://www.gov.uk/living-in-spain  click here or https://www.gov.uk/residency-requirements-in-spain#registering-on-the-padrn Registering on the…

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Recommendations to avoid tiger mosquito proliferation

Teulada-Moraira town hall has issued recommendations to avoid proliferation of tiger mosquitos: Do not leave outdoor containers which can collect water or, if you leave them outside, empty them at least twice a week or turn them upside down.…

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Processionary caterpillars can kill you

It’s that time of year again, and I don’t mean Valentine’s Day. I mean the time when Spain’s most dangerous creatures appear. I’m talking about the Pine Processionary caterpillars that make nests in the pine trees of Spain. Don’t…

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Processionary Caterpillars

Caterpillars and beetles. Please be on the lookout for these two harmful insects. Do not touch the caterpillars. The hairs on the outside of their bodies are very poisonous (even when they are dead!). They can kill domestic pets and seriously…

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Moraira Surgery New Phone Number

For those who have their Doctor in the Moraira Surgery, the telephone number has changed and is now 96 573 90…

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Moraira Market – Friday 9 October

The Friday Market will still happen in Moraira on Friday even though it is Day of the Valencian Community in Spain. The Day of the Valencian Community (Día de la Comunidad Valenciana) marks the anniversary of King James I of Aragon's capture of…

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Information on Teulada-Moraira Newsletter

Information from Laura Hillstead: As promised at the U3A meeting on 5th September, please find below information on our official municipal website and weekly newsletter. Many of our residents and tourists have already signed up to receive the…

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From the Town Hall – Control of pigeons

Ajuntament de Teulada NOTIFICATION FROM THE TOWN HALL SUBJECT: Control of pigeons in downtown Moraira. Nieves Rodriguez Vicente, Mayoress of Teulada, ANNOUNCES: Due to the complaints the Town Hall receives regarding the trouble pigeons cause in…

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From May 9 is effective reform of the Law on Traffic and Road Safety.

All children under 16 years, riding a bicycle or occupants should always wear a helmet. Fine rises to 1,000 euros the penalty for driving with presence of drugs and or alcohol in the body or in case of recurrence rate double. You can immobilize…

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FCO video: Moving to Spain? Think about healthcare!

https://youtu.be/jtioSnff2IY…

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European Elections in Spain, Sunday 25 May 2014

(all information is correct to the best of my ability) All polling stations open 9am to 8pm. Where and how to cast my vote! Permission If you are on the Electoral Roll for your municipality (so that you can vote in local elections),…

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EHIC Cards for Spanish Residents

A lot of cards expire in March please check as it will be necessary for you to renew your EHIC card in order to receive free health treatment when abroad. You have to phone the UK 0044 1912181999 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm press option 1. Have…

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Costa Blanca live webcams

Refresh this page or click on picture to visit the…

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Consultation paper on UK Tax Allowance for non resident nationals

Our member Colin McNae shared this information: "Our Members may be interested in reading the paper below where the UK government have launched a consultation paper with a view to removing the UK Tax Allowance from non resident UK nationals.…

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Charities information

The following information has been prepared in order to inform our members what charities there are in the Moraira/Teulada area. You may wish to join one or more to help support their work or perhaps you may wish to request their help. Help of…

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Calling Samaritans in Spain

Thanks to our member Alan Hyslop for providing this link with useful information about the Samaritans and their Spanish number (opens in a new tab): SAMARITANS IN SPAIN AND THE 902 NUMBER The Samaritans website (opens in new…

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British Citizens: Winter Fuel Payments for Expats

If you are interested in trying to keep the winter fuel allowance please support the petition. You can sign the petition even if you are getting your allowance in the UK. If it gets at least 100,000 signatures, it will be considered for discussion…

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British Citizens: Action on Winter Fuel Allowance

This information has been communicated by one of our members. She stresses the need for quick action by those interested in the issue.   "A reliable source has advised me of an item on a forum regarding winter fuel allowance.  I…

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Baby equipment loan

A message from Sandy Bianco: As you probably know I loan out baby equipment for visiting families with young children. People very kindly donate items to me. At present I am looking for a pushchair or stroller, also car seats particularly a…

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Baby Equipment Loan

Group leader: Sandy Bianco Are the Grandchildren about to visit or friends with a baby, well don't fret, I loan out baby equipment for visiting families with young children. All of our equipment is kindly donated and is in excellent condition,…

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