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Cash to control stray cats

A TOTAL of 25 towns in the Vega Baja have been awarded a grant by the provincial government to sterilise stray cats. The campaign is...

Briton dies in promenade fall

Two young Britons fell around seven metres from Punta Prima promenade onto concrete paving on the beach below at around 19.30 on Wednesday evening. A...

What saving?

A REPORT which claims the management of Torrevieja health department by a private company saves the public purse €45 million a year has been...

Proposals for people’s budget

Residents have put forward 185 projects for funding in Torrevieja’s ‘participative budget’ next year. Mayor Eduardo Dolón said council officers started to evaluate the projects...

Dual carriageway promise

FUNDING to draw up plans for the widening of the busy CV-95 Torrevieja-Orihuela road will be included in next year’s regional government budget, according...

Vega Baja bus service boost

THE REGIONAL government has approved the plan which was presented last year to improve the bus services which link towns and villages in the...

All for one, and one for all

ORIHUELA Costa political party CLARO has joined forces with Cambiemos Orihuela and Podemos for the local elections next month. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Drones vs caterpillars

Drones are being used to control pine processionary caterpillars in Murcia region for the first time. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south and Murcia...

Land exchange deal in court

The controversial agreement signed by construction company Gomendio and Orihuela council in 2003 over Cala Mosca is being investigated by Elche’s court for contentious...

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...

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...

Foreign residents targeted by fraudsters

THREE people have been arrested in connection with a scam – allegedly run from a lawyer’s office in Torrevieja – targeting foreign residents who...

Keeping jellyfish out of the picture

JELLYFISH nets are being installed across the Mar Menor by San Pedro del Pinatar fishermen.

Orihuela binmen threaten all-out strike

ORIHUELA’S refuse collection service workers have given the town hall a 20-day deadline to improve the facilities they use in the city and the...

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