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Bird trappers caught

  Three men have been caught trapping protected birds in Cartagena by the Guardia Civil. More in Costa Blanca News – in the shops on Thursday...

Electric car charging point installed

An electric vehicle charging point has been set up opposite Los Montesinos town hall, on Avenida de la Marquesa. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News...

Park planting plan unveiled

A total of 38,287 native plants, bushes and trees will be planted in La Mata-Torrevieja natural park. The news will give cheer to regular park...

Flood recovery plan unveiled

The regional government has presented a €90 million plan to help the Vega Baja recover from the devastating flooding which hit the area in...

Emergency centre construction contract offered up

Work could start again at the end of February – more than seven years after the project in La Zenia ground to halt –...

‘Pothole’ contact awarded

The €3.3 million maintenance contract for streets and roads in Orihuela Costa was handed to the company Zaplana Caselles S.L on Wednesday. Full story in...

The Kings come early

Orihuela Costa will be the first area in Spain to welcome the Three Kings on January 5. Kings parades are traditionally held in the early...

Employment scheme benefits everyone

Guardamar del Segura town hall will be able to hire 48 unemployed people for a year thanks to subsidies totalling €928,218 from the regional...

Endangered tree saved

  The coastal mountains between Cabo de Palos and Sierra de la Muela in Cartagena have been reforested with native endangered cypress trees (Tetraclinis) thanks...

Tourists shun Mar Menor

The number of tourists visiting La Manga del Mar Menor hotels and apartments fell by 59% in October compared with the same month last...

Fly-tippers will be fined

A period of public information will be followed by fines being imposed on ‘uncivilised behaviour’ in Almoradí, announced the town hall. The campaign ‘Se Busca...

Mountain woodland restoration to continue

The regional government is investing almost €80,000 in the third phase of its project to improve and restore the mountainside of Redován, announced mayoress...

Battle lines drawn over Torrevieja hospital

The fight has begun to win the moral high-ground over the future of Torrevieja health authority and hospital after the regional government vowed to...

Theatre reopens after four years under lock and key

  Torrevieja’s municipal theatre reopened to the public on Saturday night after being closed for more than four years because the building had no opening...

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