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Due to CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN, residents are advised to contact their Churches individually regarding worship and/or online services.

Park planting fast track

Thousands of native bushes and trees have been planted in La Mata-Torrevieja natural park in recent weeks. The initiative is the linchpin of the regional...

Costa Blanca News will be on sale this Friday

Costa Blanca News has been flooded with calls asking if the newspaper will be available on Friday. We are proud to say it will be...

Guardia seize counterfeit cash

Three men who were allegedly trying to offload more than €11,000 in forged notes around Torrevieja have been arrested by the Guardia Civil. Full story...

Bid to save endangered bats

Research has started into the population of the endangered long-fingered bat, which lives in the regions of Valencia, Murcia and Andalucía. Spokesman for environmental association...

Arrests over drug gang shoot out

A shootout involving two rival drug gangs in Elche city led to a high speed chase and six people being arrested, local and National...

Arrested for botched arson job

Two men have been arrested for alleged arson which endangered people over a fire in Los Montesinos on February 16. The suspects allegedly intended to...

Drought measure eased for farmers

Drought measure eased for farmers Restrictions for farmers on watering crops have been eased by the Segura river and water authority (CHS) after recent precipitation...

Son arrested for killing Mum

A 40-year-old Belgian has been arrested for battering his 81-year-old mother to death in Torrevieja. The pensioner, who is Spanish, was killed at her home...

Councillor appeals to residents over street dumping

A campaign to tackle the uncontrolled dumping of old furniture and mattresses on the streets around the municipality of Orihuela has been launched by...

Quesada investment details revealed

Further details of projects in the urbanisations of Rojales in which over €2 million is being invested have been revealed by councillor for public...

Return to cleaning beaches by hand

Details of a programme to conserve the natural beaches of Guardamar del Segura by cleaning them manually rather than with machinery have been revealed...

Door to door rubbish collection arrives

Pilar de la Horadada will be the first municipality in the Vega Baja to set up a door to door collection system of household...

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Brexit passport rule changes

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Coronavirus reaches Alicante province

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