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It’s a four-year job

THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL and restoration works at Cartagena’s Roman amphitheatre could be completed in around four years’ time – if the council gets the €4...

Long wait for refit is over

THE SEVEN-year wait for the works to refurbish the dilapidated promenade at Punta Margalla in Torrevieja appears to be over. An agreement was signed this...

Octogenarian arrested for brutal attack on wife

AN 85-YEAR-old man has been arrested for a horrific assault on his 78-year-old wife in Torrevieja on Saturday. According to a spokesman for Torrevieja town...

Night in the open for lost hikers

TWO German hikers and their dog were rescued on Wednesday morning by helicopter in the area around the sheer Cabo Tiñoso cliffs to the...

Deal to manage sports courts

TORREVIEJA town hall has set aside €102,331 to ‘repair and maintain’ seven sports courts on urbanisations in the municipality. Residents have complained the leisure zones...

Footpath to link Murcia and Orihuela Costa

A 160-kilometre-long footpath from the vast Cenajo reservoir in Murcia region to Campoamor in Orihuela Costa is being planned by Orihuela council. Mayor Emilio Bascuñana...

Cash boost for hospital

A TOTAL of €5.9 million will be spent on renovating the surgery department of Elche general hospital. Full story in today’s Costa Blanca News (south...

Cash boost for hospital

A TOTAL of €5.9 million will be spent on renovating the surgery department of Elche general hospital. Full story in today’s Costa Blanca News

Accessible for all

TORREVIEJA has claimed a ‘world first’ in tourism. Deputy mayor Fanny Serrano revealed at the FITUR fair in Madrid on Wednesday that they have adapted...

Call for action over illegal letting

AROUND 70,000 illegal tourist lets are being offered in Murcia region, according to Costa Cálida hoteliers’ association Hostetur. Hostetur president Soledad Díaz said that she...

Mayor fumes at court ruling

THE MAYOR of Benijófar has sent a letter to residents explaining why a court judgment will cost the municipality over €1.7 million. Luis Rodríguez of...

Building is safe, according to council architect

THE CRACKS which appeared in the walls of the Ramón de Campoamor civic centre (the library building) in Orihuela Costa and the subsidence problems...

King opens Corvera

MURCIA international airport at Corvera (RMU) was inaugurated this morning by King Felipe VI and regional president Fernando López Miras following the closure of...

Mass arrests at cockfight

A TOTAL of 185 people were arrested on Saturday at a rural property in Sangonera la Verde near Murcia city, where an illegal cockfighting...

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