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Fiestas passports required

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PEÑA members will need Covid passports during Benidorm’s town fiestas between November 13 and 17.

Without them members of the fiestas’ associations will be barred from most important events, including the Entry of the Bands procession.

The town hall also confirmed that the Peñas will not be allowed to use the premises – often unoccupied ground floor shops or apartments – traditionally converted into temporary and overcrowded clubrooms.

These would be incompatible with the few remaining anti-Covid health and safety regulations, explained Fiestas councillor Jesus Carrobles.

Linda Hall

Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.



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