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Sports centre in limbo

Around 20 Orihuela Costa residents protested at a full council meeting in the city against the closure of the municipal sports centre (CDM). They asked...

Suspects detained for violent hold-ups

Two men suspected of carrying out violent break-ins in south Alicante province have been arrested by the Guardia Civil. They were detained following four robberies...

Plan to save the Mar Menor

The ministry for ecological transition has revealed a comprehensive plan to help the Mar Menor to recover and guarantee its long-term sustainability. The situation has...

River repairs on the way

The Segura river and water authority (CHS) has given more details on the €17.2 million that will be spent on emergency repairs to the...

Green light for coastal flood repairs

Emergency repair works on the coast in San Pedro del Pinatar, Santiago de la Ribera, Los Alcázares and Cartagena have been given the final...

Council denounces cat poisonings

Los Montesinos local police have reported the ‘massive poisoning of cats’ in specific areas of the town. They noted that several of the affected animals...

‘Cultural’ association busted for selling drugs

The premises of a cannabis association at Lo Pagán in San Pedro del Pinatar have been raided by the Guardia Civil. The operators were an...

Prom refit underway

The national government is stumping up €850,000 to replace a section of La Mata’s deteriorating promenade, according to Torrevieja mayor Eduardo Dolón. Sr Dolón noted...

Extreme flooding risk highlighted

Around 50% of the Vega Baja is at risk of flooding, according to the regional government – making it one of the most flood-prone...

Mar Menor scientists resign

Four members of the scientific committee for the Mar Menor have resigned. They feel the committee is a ‘masquerade’ because the regional government has not...

New grants for flood victims

The Valencia government has approved two new funds for flood victims amounting to €31.5 million. The cash is to repair damage caused to properties and...

Neglected dogs seized

After receiving complaints from residents about strong smells from animals, Elche local police visited a rural home where they found 20 dogs living in...

Park hunting complaint

Residents have reported that hunters are shooting fauna in the protected area around La Mata lake. Gunmen have been observed and heard firing shots early...

Flood drain system under construction

A €500,000 project at one of Torrevieja’s worst flooding blackspots will be completed by next month, according to mayor Eduardo Dolón. Sr Dolón noted that...

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