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Stray cats for the snip

Torrevieja has been awarded €10,252 by the provincial government to sterilise stray cats, informed councillor for animal protection Carmen Morate. She explained that the registered...

Orihuela Costa takes council to court

The lack of response from Orihuela council to requests for information, complaints and suggestions from the public has been successfully taken to court by...

Celebrated architect wants his money back

AWARD-winning Japanese architect Toyo Ito is asking Torrevieja town hall to refund the deposit he put down to construct the ill-fated spa complex on...

Keeping it in the family

Guardia Civil have busted a family drug gang based in Torrevieja, arresting 11 suspects. A grandmother is accused of dealing drugs from her tapas bar. “A...

Final chapter for Costa library

THE LIBRARY at the Ramon de Campoamor civic centre in Orihuela Costa – nicknamed the reading point – is set to close down on...

Court action to open theatre

TORREVIEJA town hall is taking legal action against the architect who is refusing to sign off the safety works carried out at the town’s...

Expat men duped by femme fatal

A GANG which targeted rich, elderly foreign men in the Torrevieja area in order to steal their credit card details has been brought down...

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Bid to prevent flooding in Los Alcázares

AN UNDERGROUND network of channels is to be built to protect the streets of Los Alcázares from flooding every time it rains. Full story in...

Protests over flooding shortfalls

THERE has been a backlash from residents’ groups over damage caused by flooding on the coast this week. In both Torrevieja and the Mar Menor...

Dangerous fugitive arrested in Torrevieja

EUROPOL formed part of an operation to snatch a dangerous Belgian fugitive who was hiding out in Torrevieja. A Guardia Civil video filmed during the...

Keeping it in the family

Guardia Civil have busted a family drug gang based in Torrevieja, arresting 11 suspects. A grandmother is accused of dealing drugs from her tapas bar. “A...

Cultural centre closed over fire risk

TORREVIEJA’S coalition council has been forced to close the Virgin del Carmen cultural centre after an ‘exhaustive inspection’ found deficiencies in its fire prevention...

Council urged to take action over crumbling cliffs

THE COLLAPSE of a section of the cliff above the promenade at Cala Capitán in Orihuela Costa last week has exposed the serious erosion...

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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...

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...

‘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...