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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...

Better late than never

ALTHOUGH ecologists have lauded efforts to clean up the mouth of the River Segura, they have lamented that it took over two years for...

Promenade removal proposal

TORREVIEJA town hall may ask for the dilapidated boardwalk in La Mata to be pulled up. More in today’s Costa Blanca News (south and Murcia...

New year opening pencilled in for Corvera

CLEANING and private security services at soon-to-be-opened Corvera airport (AIRM) have been put out to tender by state-run company AENA – but so have...

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Drink-drive epidemic in Murcia

A 53-YEAR-old man who was driving a 40-tonne lorry in Murcia region has been arrested for drink-driving after he was found to be seven...

Plastic removal patrol

TORREVIEJA local police maritime unit has been fishing discarded plastic out of the sea. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south and Murcia edition).  

Largest earthquake since 1960

THE EARTHQUAKE measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale which shook the south of Alicante on Monday at 16.40 was the largest tremor in the...

Crackdown on empty building plots

TORREVIEJA town hall planning officers have identified 800 empty plots of building land in the last nine months which may have been blighting residents’...

Open for business

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...

Cash for castle

A MILLION euros is to be invested to research, restore and showcase the castle and town walls of Guardamar del Segura, announced councillor for...

Beach bars opening imminent

ORIHUELA council is set to sign the beach bar contract with Chiringuitos del Sol tomorrow (Friday) at 09.00. The company will then be allowed to...

Street demonstration for Orihuela Costa

THE RESIDENTS’ association Movimiento Ciudadano has organised what could be one of the largest demonstrations yet in Orihuela Costa. It will take place next Friday...

Prolific beach thieves arrested

TWO suspects have been arrested for series of thefts on Orihuela Costa beaches thanks to team work between lifeguards at Campoamor beach and Orihuela...

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Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

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