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Prostitution ban plan

A BYLAW to stop prostitution in Elche was proposed by Socialist (PSOE) mayor Carlos González at an international congress about gender violence on Wednesday. He...

Crime victim has the last laugh

A WANTED thief who used the old but still common trick of distracting people to steal from them has been caught in Crevillente after...

Big plans for Guardamar museum

THE HOUSE-museum of the forest engineer Mira in Guardamar is going to be redesigned and improved with €291,163 from the town hall and EU...

Murcia residents hit by dengue fever

MURCIA regional health authority revealed on Tuesday that two people – a man and a woman aged over 60 - based in Alhama de...

Primary pressure pays dividends

ORIHUELA Costa primary schools are having repair and maintenance works done thanks to pressure which has been brought to bear by parent’ associations. More in...

Mud bathing deaths prompt emergency services warnings

SAN Pedro del Pinatar emergency services have put out a series of recommendations in an attempt to prevent deaths in the sea following the...

Over to you

THE MINISTRY for public works gave the go-ahead on Wednesday to the feasibility study to adapt the ‘dangerous’ bridge over the AP-7 motorway at...

Hanging by a thread

THE DRAMATIC rescue of a stricken paraglider has been carried out in the mountains of the Vega Baja. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News...

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...

Property tax hike shelved

TREASURY councillor José Hurtado was able to delight tens of thousands of residents in Torrevieja this week by announcing that the large rise in...

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...

Market move request

THE FEDERATION of residents’ associations for Orihuela Costa (FAOC) has officially asked the council to move the Saturday street market at Playa Flamenca to...

House collapse – latest

ACCORDING to Orihuela town hall, two people have been rescued from the apartments which collapse this morning in Orihuela Costa. They escaped without injury, according...

Rooting for Roman relics

EXCAVATIONS of the ancient Roman site La Picola began in Santa Pola last Wednesday, by a group of trainee archaeologists under the supervision of...

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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...

‘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...

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...