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ALL beach bars in Orihuela Costa are set to open this week, according to the town hall. The beach bar at La Zenia-Cala Bosque opened...

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...

Stray adoption success

A TOTAL of 580 dogs and 380 cats, which were housed in Orihuela animal shelter at San Bartolomé, were adopted last year ‘thanks to...

Court goes for the dogs

A LEGAL bid to shut down one of Torrevieja’s dog beaches via an emergency procedure has been thrown out by a judge. Holiday home owners...

Massive refit planned for Vega Baja hospital

VEGA Baja hospital in Orihuela is to be extended to house more services and improve the existing ones, the regional councillor for health Ana...

Video vandals detained

GUARDIA Civil have arrested three youths after a number of cars were vandalised in Santa Pola. Youngsters used their phones to film themselves as they...

Serial burglar busted

A prolific 30-year-old burglar was arrested recently in Alumbres near Cartagena following more than 20 burglaries in homes at the Mar Menor. A Guardia Civil...

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

Men at work in San Pedro

A LARGE swathe of San Pedro del Pinatar town centre has been cut off to vehicles for a month due to revamp and pedestrianisation...

Fine time

Local police are now fining motorists who park illegally in the central area of Calle Emperadores in La Mata, which is in danger of...

Council to cancel sports centre contract

THE TOWN hall is set to terminate the management contract of the municipal sports centre (CDM) in Orihuela Costa due to several irregularities, according...

Recycling boost for Torrevieja

A TOTAL of 500 new recycling containers will be installed in Torrevieja ‘in the near future’. Deputy mayor Fanny Serrano made the announcement following a...

Beach car park thief arrested

A SERIAL thief who had been breaking into cars at El Pinet and La Marina beaches in Elche has been caught by Guardia Civil...

Interview with Rojales mayor

ANTONIO Pérez speaks to Alex Watkins about issues in the municipality including rubbish collection, the reorganisation of Avenida de las Naciones in Ciudad Quesada...

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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...