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Waste not, want not

Residents of Orihuela have told the town hall what improvements they would like to see to the local waste management service at a series...

Cultivating compost centres

The gradual rollout of composting facilities for organic waste is receiving a boost from the provincial government, which has announced it will invest €140,000...

Going for green

Valencia president Ximo Puig said his government is ‘actively looking for a solution’ to allow British tourists to visit the region. He stated that it...

Key road wins refurb

The busy main thoroughfare through Teulada is to be improved with a facelift costing more than €185,000, which will also see the road resurfaced. Full...

Tackling human trafficking

The ugly truth of 21st century slavery was illustrated by two recent operations by the authorities against human trafficking in Alicante. The Guardia Civil announced...

Roundabout and cycle path to save lives

The new roundabout in San Fulgencio on the CV-860 at the entrance to El Oasis urbanisation is now in service and a cycle path...

Cash to revamp GPs’ surgeries

The regional health department has allocated over €10 million to its plan to reform doctors’ surgeries during this legislature, with town halls able to...

Orihuela Costa gets an official dog beach

Orihuela finally has its own beach where dogs are permitted, the town hall has announced. Councillor for beaches Luisa Boné explained that it is at...

Waits for surgery reduced

The number of patients waiting for surgery in hospitals in the Valencia region was reduced by 11% in the last month, reported the regional...

Vaccinations ‘well up’ on last week

The regional health department was set to administer 324,190 anti-Covid jabs this week in the three provinces of Alicante, Valencia and Castellón. People aged 55...

Long wait for Denia train to return

Even if all plans remain on track, the Marina Alta rail link will not be operating in Denia for another two years. Work on the...

Briton launches campaign to pressure UK over company law

A British resident who unwittingly bought an illegal off-plan house in Catral is calling for a UK government inquiry into why company law was...

EU cash jobs boost

The billions of euros in Covid recovery funds which will soon start to flow into Spain from the EU will create 90,000 jobs in...

Road tolls to tackle deficit proposal

The Spanish government has informed the EU that it intends to introduce charges for using motorways from 2024. The measure is designed to tackle an...

“Make the Valencia region a special case”

The regional hoteliers association HOSBEC, which is based in Benidorm, this week called on the Valencia government to take ‘rapid and firm action’ in...

Region records fall in coronavirus cases

Following two weeks of rises in active cases of Covid-19 in the Valencia region, the number has fallen sharply over the last week. The regional...

More room for the hostelry trade

Bar and restaurant terraces will be able to cover extended areas of the public street again this summer in Torrevieja. The town hall announced the...

New twin towers planned for Benidorm

A new residential development comprised of two skyscrapers is planned in Benidorm by the Torrevieja-based TM Real Estate Group. The second home specialist company described...

Plans to eradicate eyesore depot

The plans for a new base for street cleaning and rubbish collection workers and their vehicles in Orihuela Costa have been presented to residents. The...

Drugs sniffed out

The local police force reported that they have undertaken a crackdown on drug taking in public areas in Torrevieja. This saw the GRO unit join...

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New train plan presented

The mayors of Torrevieja and Orihuela have held a virtual meeting with the regional councillor for transport, Arcadi España to present the project for...