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Living in Spain and Brexit pops up across Alicante and Murcia

From 4 to 19 June the British Consulate in Alicante is running a series of pop-ups outside overseas supermarkets in various towns across the Alicante and Murcia provinces.
At each pop-up, members of consular staff will be outside the stores to answer questions about Brexit, living in Spain and access to healthcare.
Vice-Consul Sara Munsterhjelm said: “Anyone can come and speak to us. We will be outside the supermarkets with information and ready to answer your questions.”
If you aren’t able to come and speak to the team in person, do stay up to date with the latest news by signing up for email alerts to the Living in Spain guide at gov.uk/living-in-spain and following our Brits in Spain channel at facebook.com/britsinspain.
Pop-up dates and details:
Date Town Times Address
4 June
Javea (Alicante) 9:30am-2:30pm Overseas Supermarket Javea
Avenida del Plaza
Calle Pescara No5, 03730, Javea
5 June Benissa (Alicante) 9:30am-2:30pm Overseas Supermarket Benissa
Avenida Europa No7 south/north
03720 Benissa
6 June
San Javier (Murcia) 9:30am-2:30pm Overseas Supermarket San Javier
Calle Quevedo No 17
30730 San Javier, Murcia
12 June
Torrevieja (Alicante) 9:30am-2:30pm Overseas Supermarket Torrevieja
Poligono Industrial Casa Grande
Avenida Cortes Valencianas No 9
03183 Torrevieja
13 June Benidorm (Alicante) 9:30am-2:30pm Overseas Supermarket Benidorm
Avenida Dr. Severo Ochoa, 24
03509 Levante, Benidorm
(across the road from Benidorm Palace)
19 June San Fulgencio (Alicante) 9:00am-1:00pm
Overseas Supermarket La Marina/ San Fulgencio
Sector No 8, Calle Mar del Norte No 8
Manzana 1
03177 San Fulgencio
Advice for UK nationals living in Spain can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/living-in-spain

100 days without Henry

This week marked 100 days since the disappearance of Orihuela Costa youngster Henry Jiménez Marín. Henry’s family attended a mass on Wednesday to pray for his safe return and that the security forces and residents of the area do not forget about the disappearance of Henry.
For weeks after he went missing, Henry’s family and friends organised extensive searches of the local area where bands of volunteers combed urbanisations, parks and commercial areas in a desperate attempt to find the missing 20 year old. The family has been offered some support by the local community with fundraisers taking place to help pay for legal assistance and monitoring of Henry’s case. Alejandro, Henry’s brother, explained that the family have been kept in the dark by Guardia Civil investigating the missing persons case.
The family are devastated by Henry’s disappearance and to make matters worse, were victims of an attempted fraud by two people claiming to know of Henry’s whereabouts in order to extort money from his mother. To add insult to injury, a website this week posted a ‘fake news’ story about the discovery of Henry’s dead body.
The family continue to pray for Henry’s safe return and have launched a fresh appeal to the public to come forward with any information relevant to his disappearance.

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