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Council’s €82 million plan to halt flooding

Torrevieja town hall and water company Agamed have presented a plan to bring an end to flooding in the municipality. A total of €82 million...

Swapping grapes for solar panels

Wine chiefs have claimed that traditional vineyards in Alicante province are under threat from solar power. They noted that the number of landowners putting in...

Playground appraisal plan

An audit of all 150 children’s playgrounds in Orihuela is to be carried out by the town hall. It will involve inspecting, evaluating and certifying...

Mosquito menace continues

Torrevieja residents have complained that the mosquito plague is getting worse despite an announcement from the town hall that they have stepped up treatment...

Santa Pola tops the fish list

The regional government has published figures on fish catches – and Santa Pola came out on top in Alicante province, with a total of...

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...

Special nightlife measures ‘for three weeks’

The special measures affecting nightlife announced by the national government on Friday to crackdown on the spread of Covid-19 will be in force for...

Street markets could re-open from tomorrow (Thursday)

Councils in Alicante province are trying to adapt their weekly street markets as soon as possible to guidelines issued by the regional health department...

Two arrested following Torrevieja chase

Two men who broke into a bar in Torrevieja – one British and the other Spanish – were spotted by an off-duty Guardia Civil...

No swimming in the park, please

Visitors to La Mata-Torrevieja natural park were being informed last week that it is prohibited to swim in the lakes there. Regional police officers were...

Prostitution ban ‘needed’ to shut down brothels

Valencia president Ximo Puig has said a change in the law is necessary to shut brothels after minister for equality Irene Montero wrote to...

Residents’ dustbowl upheaval

RESIDENTS are being choked by fine sand after a green area was demolished, leaving a dustbowl in front of their homes in the south...

Go slow over sewage plant solution

THE €6.6 MILLION plan to link the under pressure sewage works at Orihuela Costa to the plants at Torrevieja and Pilar de la Horadada...

Art forgeries seized by Valencia police

Regional police officers from Valencia have impounded three paintings – deemed to be forgeries – which were on sale on the black market for...

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Benidorm locks-up again

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Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...