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Rajoy returns to old job in Santa Pola

While the PP leadership race got underway on Tuesday, former PM Mariano Rajoy was in Santa Pola's property registration office where he returned to...

Torrevieja’s bid to beat the drought

TORREVIEJA town hall has launched a campaign to save half the water used by households in the municipality. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News...

Orihuela Costa’s tourism office shut down

NO beach bars, no sunbeds or toilet facilities at the beaches – and now no office to offer information to tourists. This is the unprecedented...

Beach security paramount

THE LIFEGUARD service is underway in Torrevieja and will run until September 15. Full story on the security plan for beaches in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Forest fire concern

THE 27 municipalities making up the Vega Baja have no permanent forest fire fighting team, even though many urbanisations have been built next to...

Digging for historical treasure

THERE will be five simultaneous archaeological projects underway at three sites in Guardamar del Segura by the end of this month. Sand dunes buried the...

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...

Keeping jellyfish out of the picture

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

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...

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...

Pension alert over Brexit

PRIVATE pension providers have warned expats in Spain that they ‘may not be able to continue paying out to overseas bank accounts after Britain...

Painkiller controversy goes to the top

CAMPAIGNERS hope powerful Spanish medicine licensing body AEMPS will act to prevent the commonly used analgesic metamizole being taken by certain expat groups because...

Fire fighters dig up street to rescue cat

FIRE fighters rescued a cat that was trapped in a pipe two metres underground in Guardamar del Segura Full story in tomorrow’s Costa Blanca News...

Stop?

RESIDENTS at Zeniamar urbanisation in Orihuela Costa have complained about the poor condition of road signs and warned that they are ‘an accident waiting...

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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...