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Endangered giant mussels found in Mar Menor

MORE than 70 fan mussels – also known as the noble pen shell (pinna nobilis) – have been found on the seabed of the...

Binmen set to strike

ORIHUELA binmen voted on Monday to go on strike in April. Coordinator for the coast Luisa Boné told Costa Blanca News she was worried about...

Crime summit in Ciudad Quesada

A SPATE of burglaries and so-called ‘hugger muggings’ in Ciudad Quesada (Rojales) has been causing concern to residents and the authorities. The Guardia Civil have...

Orihuela dog beach bid

THE FIRST steps to turn the cove at the bottom of Cala Mosca cliffs in Orihuela Costa into a pet friendly beach have been...

Rojales defends lakes project

OPPOSITION party PADER has taken issue with Rojales town hall and water company Hidraqua’s plan to build five artificial lakes in El Recorral municipal...

River clean-up underway

RUBBISH is finally being removed from the River Segura in the Vega Baja area by the national government’s Segura river and water authority (CHS). Heavy...

Cannabis clubs closed down

A BRITISH couple have been arrested for growing marihuana to sell at a string of clubs they are accused of running in Torrevieja. A spokesman...

Rubbish resurfaces at landfill

RUBBISH is reappearing on the surface of the abandoned, illegal landfill in Campoamor. The site had been emitting toxic fumes for 15 years due to...

Funding to excavate Roman sites

CARTAGENA’S two main Roman archaeological sites – the amphitheatre and the Forum – will be excavated and restored thanks to agreements signed between city...

Funding to excavate Roman sites

CARTAGENA’S two main Roman archaeological sites – the amphitheatre and the Forum – will be excavated and restored thanks to agreements signed between city...

Improvements to rural link road set to start

REPAIR work to the busy country road from San Miguel de Salinas to the urbanisations Eagle’s Nest, Blue Lagoon and Las Filipinas has been...

Police target fly-tippers

A CRACKDOWN on fly-tipping has been announced by Santa Pola local police. Surveillance of commonly affected and environmentally sensitive areas will continue ‘indefinitely’, they noted. Full...

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Rojales has become the first municipality in Alicante province to install containers to dispose of chewing gum for it to be recycled. More in today’s...

Citrus spill

A CARGO of 18 tonnes of tangerines ended on the roadside when a drunk driver crashed his 40-tonne lorry in San Pedro del Pinatar. More...

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Animal shelter raided by police

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‘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...