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Tired of only two bins

Just two old, broken refuse containers are available to cope with the waste produced by hundreds of homes and the restaurants and cafes in...

“Help us protect the park”

The director of La Mata-Torrevieja natural park Francisco Martínez has called for all users of the protected natural space to help conserve area. Sr Martínez...

King to inaugurate airport

KING Felipe VI is to attend the official opening of Murcia International Airport (AIRM) at Corvera on January 15. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Bid to protect the forest

San Miguel de Salinas town hall will officially ask the regional government for a permanent base for forest rangers, fire fighters and a heliport...

Trapped dolphins freed

Three bottlenose dolphins were rescued on Wednesday after they became trapped in a tuna net at La Azohía near Cartagena. Full story in Friday’s Costa...

Four-lanes to link Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa

A new road linking the CV-95 in the south of Torrevieja with Orihuela Costa has been opened. Named Avenida Dénia, this dual carriageway measures some...

Horrific animal cruelty case comes to light

A Rottweiler has been rescued from a property in Santomera in Murcia region by the Guardia Civil thanks to a tip-off from local residents. The...

La Vuelta route revealed

The exact route which cyclists will take around Torrevieja in the opening stage of this year’s Vuelta a España cycle race has been published...

Crumbling cliffs crumble again

Rocks fell onto the beach at Barranco Rubio in Orihuela Costa last Wednesday, according to the local department for beaches. Miraculously no one was injured...

Crackdown on illegal vendors

Town halls on the south Costa Blanca are taking action against the proliferation of illegal street salesmen who are plying their trade on busy...

Bid to end N-332 gridlock

The mayors of Orihuela and Torrevieja have called for solutions to the gridlock which is affecting the N-332 road – the ‘principal means of...

Keeping towns clean

A clean-up campaign is underway in Pilar de la Horadada, while the one on Torrevieja is causing controversy. More in tomorrow’s Costa Blanca News (south...

This week’s Church Services South

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Local police shortfall laid bare

The acute shortage of local police officers in Orihuela Costa has been highlighted by sources close to the force. A maximum of two patrols are...

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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...