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EU concern for Mar Menor

Numerous organisations of ecologists and residents have demanded greater involvement from the EU to restore the Mar Menor. They did so in writing on Tuesday,...

Parking fright

Firefighters were called when a driver smashed into a car park wall, leaving the vehicle hanging over the edge of the building in Calle...

Waiting lists rise ‘due to summer holidays’

The average wait for an operation in the Valencia region went up from 105 days to 120 days last month. A spokesman for the regional...

Fight for fairer funding

Political opponents from Valencia and Andalucia presented a united front on Tuesday in their battle to get the national government to change the way...

Wall fall man treated for cuts

The fire brigade was called in to rescue a man who fell from the walls of Alicante’s Santa Bárbara castle on Tuesday. The provincial service...

Reaching new heights

Two new state-of-the-art vehicles have been acquired for Alicante provincial fire service, which will go to Torrevieja and Benidorm. Provincial deputy for emergencies Javier Sendra...

Investing in local energy communities

A total of €100 million in aid to set up communities which generate their own electricity will be made available soon by the government,...

Vaccination shots at football games

As the vaccination rollout slows down – with more than 85% of the population in Spain aged 12 and over fully vaccinated – the...

Alert level increased

The level of alert for storms for Alicante province today (Monday) has been increased from yellow to orange by state weather agency AEMET. They note...

It’s not fair

Email September 9 It’s not fair. You’re right, it’s not fair. Why should the working age public pay even more taxes to indulge layabout pensioners? But let’s go back...

Register to vote, your vote matters

Email September 13 Anyone driving around the urbanisations of Orihuela Costa will notice that a forest of cranes again peppers the skyline. It appears that the brakes...

Oktoberfest is back

After missing a year in 2020, everyone’s favourite beer festival is back. La Nucia is hosting this year’s Oktoberfest Beer Festival – a 13-day event...

Measures to slash bills approved

Government measures to reduce the average electricity bill by 22% until the end of December, given the ‘extraordinary situation caused by record prices in...

A sustainable tale of two cities

The two principal cities in the province, Alicante and Elche are set to be linked with a high capacity bus service, according to a...

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Relief as restrictions relaxed

Valencia president Ximo Puig announced the end of the principal Covid-19 restrictions in the region this morning. Following a meeting of the interdepartmental Covid-19 prevention...

The shape of things to come