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Fair fun underway in Torrevieja

By Dave Jones and Barry Wright VISITORS to Torrevieja’s Sevillanas fair are drinking, eating, dancing and making merry. The popular annual event opened on Wednesday evening...

Faster building for Orihuela Costa

THE ISSUING of building licences in Orihuela Costa is to be speeded up in the coming months by the council’s department for town planning. Full...

Independence bid from Orihuela turned down

ORIHUELA town hall has refused to accept a request for independence from the rural district of El Mudamiento – nicknamed Casas Baratas (cheap houses). The...

All change in San Fulgencio

IN San Fulgencio – where just over 5,000 of its almost 8,000 inhabitants are non-Spaniards and almost 3,000 of them British – the renewed...

He’ll be back – in November

THE EXPLOSIVE trailer for the sixth Terminator movie, Dark Fate, has been released – and features footage filmed in Catral and on new roads...

He’ll be back – in November

THE EXPLOSIVE trailer for the sixth Terminator movie, Dark Fate, has been released – and features footage filmed in Catral and on new roads...

May’s over

Theresa May's turbulent leadership of the Conservative Party will end on June 7, paving the way for a new prime minister to lead the...

EU funding bid for port

Torrevieja has been included on the Valencia government list which will be presented to the European Union for funding to improve the region’s ports. Full...

Volunteers lead the way

TWO new shelters for feral cats have been installed in Torre de la Horadada this week by the local department for animal welfare. Local residents...

Residents denounce mosquito menace

Homeowners in La Veneziola at the northern end of La Manga del Mar Menor have warned of an explosion in mosquito numbers in the...

Prom shut over safety concerns

A section of La Mata’s popular promenade has been closed to the public due to the poor condition of the walkway. Councillor for beaches Javier...

Funding approved to dredge blocked port

AFTER more than two years of bureaucratic struggles, Guardamar del Segura town hall has obtained the necessary permits and approved the funding required to...

Pothole plan produced

THE INSISTENCE of residents over the poor condition of roads around Verdemar urbanisation in Orihuela Costa appears to have borne fruit, as the council...

Guardamar’s rich inheritance

THE ON-GOING excavations in Guardamar del Segura will turn the municipality into one of the most important destinations in south-east Spain for cultural and...

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Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...