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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 –...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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Vega Baja marijuana factory busted

A massive marijuana factory farm situated between Catral and Orihuela – capable of producing the drug on an industrial scale – has been raided...

British woman saved

Guardia Civil officers rescued a 67-year-old British woman ‘who was drowning’ in rough seas at Cala Ferrís in Torrevieja yesterday (Wednesday). A spokesman for the...

Catral council comments on illegal home move

Since the possibility of legalising illegal homes under a modification to regional planning law was highlighted by a recent controversy in Redován, the mayoress...

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‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

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