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Fly-tippers will be fined

A period of public information will be followed by fines being imposed on ‘uncivilised behaviour’ in Almoradí, announced the town hall. The campaign ‘Se Busca...

Mountain woodland restoration to continue

The regional government is investing almost €80,000 in the third phase of its project to improve and restore the mountainside of Redován, announced mayoress...

Battle lines drawn over Torrevieja hospital

The fight has begun to win the moral high-ground over the future of Torrevieja health authority and hospital after the regional government vowed to...

Theatre reopens after four years under lock and key

  Torrevieja’s municipal theatre reopened to the public on Saturday night after being closed for more than four years because the building had no opening...

Bid to protect the cliffs

Orihuela Socialist party (PSOE) is asking for a long-term project to protect cliffs in Orihuela Costa from erosion. Their motion will be discussed in next...

Bid to save disappearing beach

A 10-year plan to regenerate Playa de Los Locos in Torrevieja has been outlined by the Alicante chief of the national coast department. The project...

Bridge improves safety for pedestrians

The footbridge over the N-332 linking Torre de la Horadada to Pilar de la Horadada will be inaugurated on Sunday morning, according to the...

San Miguel gets serious about fly-tipping

San Miguel de Salinas town hall has started to enforce the local bylaw for ‘residents’ coexistence’ through a new collection system for garden waste...

Cheer over container cash

A total of €200,000 is being invested in 740 new containers for Orihuela’s street cleaning and refuse collection service. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Health centre extension opened

The €1 million extension of Pilar de la Horadada health centre – which was funded entirely by the town hall – was inaugurated on...

Stay alert for relic thieves

Anyone who sees people acting suspiciously around the archaeological sites in Guardamar del Segura is asked to call the Guardia Civil or local police...

Council move to address police shortfall

A total of 18 local police officers will be taken on next year by Orihuela town hall, it was announced this week. However, even with...

River dredging gets underway

Guardamar town hall has started work on dredging the area around the mouth of the River Segura, where accumulated sediment has reduced the depth...

Pothole solution at last

The long-awaited scheme to resurface several stretches of potholed Calle Manuel de Falla and the junction of Calles Ruperto Chapí and Pablo Sarasate in...

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