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Buses to Corvera

A TOTAL of four different bus routes will operate to and from Corvera airport starting on January 15 when flights are supposed to start...

Family drug business disbanded

A CLAN of suspected drug dealers which was ‘very active in the Vega Baja’ has been rounded up by Guardia Civil in Cox, Callosa...

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...

Digging deeper at ancient site

ARCHAEOLOGICAL excavations have started again at La Alcudia in Elche, which is internationally known for the discovery of the Iberian bust of the Dama...

Campervan park bid

A PROJECT has been presented to Torrevieja town hall to set up a campervan park in the south of the municipality. Hundreds of complaints are...

Holiday rentals under the microscope

TORREVIEJA town hall has asked for help from the regional government to ‘legalise’ tens of thousands of holiday homes in the municipality. The regional government’s...

Prom shut over safety concerns

A section of La Mata’s popular promenade has been closed to the public due to the poor condition of the walkway. Councillor for beaches Javier...

Drones vs caterpillars

Drones are being used to control pine processionary caterpillars in Murcia region for the first time. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south and Murcia...

Volunteers lead the way

TWO new shelters for feral cats have been installed in Torre de la Horadada this week by the local department for animal welfare. Local residents...

Cash boost for hospital

A TOTAL of €5.9 million will be spent on renovating the surgery department of Elche general hospital. Full story in today’s Costa Blanca News (south...

Council urged to take action over crumbling cliffs

THE COLLAPSE of a section of the cliff above the promenade at Cala Capitán in Orihuela Costa last week has exposed the serious erosion...

Mass arrests at cockfight

A TOTAL of 185 people were arrested on Saturday at a rural property in Sangonera la Verde near Murcia city, where an illegal cockfighting...

Bike thieves busted

Four men suspected of forming a gang of prolific bicycle thieves in Torrevieja have been arrested by the Guardia Civil. A force spokesman explained that...

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...

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‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

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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...