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LADY OF ELCHE HITS THE BIG SCREENS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-22 17:46:36

 'Operasiones espesiales' will premiere on September 19 at about 30 cinemas across Spain. An action packed movie the plot centres around the theft of The Lady of Elche  The film was put tog...

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SELLOUT SUCCESS FOR THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-22 17:40:50

 A really wonderful night attended by very nearly 200 people, that was the Royal British Legion BBQ, held by the Orihuela Costa Branch last Thursday evening at the Olympia Restaurant in Mil Palme...

BLACK FLAG FOR WATER QUALITY

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BLACK FLAG FOR WATER QUALITY

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-21 18:59:08

The environmental group, Ecologistas en Acción, have issued 30 “black flags” to beaches of the Valencia region, denoting areas where the minimum legal standards of water quality hav...

PENSIONER DIES IN SAN MIGUEL POOL

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PENSIONER DIES IN SAN MIGUEL POOL

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-21 17:21:12

A man, believed to be 93 years of age and of British nationality, died on Thursday in a private swimming pool at a house in the San Miguel de Salinas area, according to reports from the Guardia Civil....

ORIHUELA GETS NEW BEACH LOCKERS

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ORIHUELA GETS NEW BEACH LOCKERS

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-21 09:53:36

Not only can the beaches of the Orihuela Costa boast some of the best quality service standards in the area, with quality accreditations aplenty, they are also home to some of the most innovative deve...

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A JOURNEY WITH A DIFFERENCE

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-20 19:52:13

Having just celebrated its fourth birthday, the Alicante tram network has become a star of the internet in a very unusual way. As part of a challenge on a YouTube account named RandomLife, Cristian G...

TORREVIEJA ASKED TO EXPLAIN HOMOPHOBIC PARADE

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TORREVIEJA ASKED TO EXPLAIN HOMOPHOBIC PARADE

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-20 16:39:22

The young socialists of Torrevieja have demanded answers from Torrevieja town hall, as to why the participants of the summer parade through the city were allowed to shout homophobic and hateful chants...

Abandoned apartments in Cox

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NEW HOMES INCREASINGLY DESERTED AND ABANDONED

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-20 14:26:58

As thousands of abandoned homes lie empty and deserted across the Vega Baja region thieves are stripping them bare, returning to the sites time and time again, taking everything of value they can poss...

Ecologists in Action has announced details of the arguments they have presented against the Environmental Impact Study

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TOO MANY FLAWS IN CALA MOSCA IMPACT STUDY

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-20 14:24:44

Ecologists in Action has announced details of the arguments they have presented against the Environmental Impact Study prepared by the Building company intending to urbanize Cala Mosca, the last undev...

Camps and Fabra in 2011 Opening of Castellon Airport

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PLANE-LESS AIRPORT CONTINUES TO MAKE HEADLINES

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-20 14:21:44

Castellon Airport, a pet project of the disgraced former head of the provincial government of Castellón, Carlos Fabra, who was sentenced to four years in jail in 2013 for tax evasion, continues...

The CNMC decision was adopted on the grounds that the population density was less than 25 inhabitants per hectare

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MAYOR ASKS CORREOS TO RETAIN HOME DELIVERIES

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-20 14:19:15

 The Orihuela Town Hall has referred the Post Office to a letter signed by the Acting Mayor, Antonio Zapata, which calls for a suspension to the removal of home delivery on the Orihuela Costa whi...

Dates of forthcoming tours are 13 and 27 September, 11 and 25 October

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REDISCOVERING ORIHUELA THROUGH ITS HISTORY

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-20 13:50:24

The capital of the Vega Baja region of the Alicante province, Orihuela is an ancient town with a long and distinguished history visitors to which are now able to rediscover the city’s history th...

Campos and PM Rajoy

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RAJOY HIGHLIGHTS SPANISH SPORT SUCCESS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-20 13:48:15

During the award last week of the Placa de Bronce for Sporting Merit to the Sanxenxo Royal Yachting Club, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said that "the successes of our sport stars help portray an ...

Over a hundred people attended the demo

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SWIMMERS PROTEST AT NEGLECT OF PLAYA BABILONIA

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-20 13:46:25

Over a hundred swimmers and residents protested last week at the Guardamar council’s apathy and their continued neglect of Playa Babilonia Many of the protesters own beach houses on the sea fro...

The agents said that as city officials, they are entitled to legal assistance

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TORREVIEJA REFUSE POLICIA L LOCAL LEGAL COSTS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-20 13:44:15

The Governing Board of the City of Torrevieja dismissed on Thursday a petition signed by three members of the Policia Local requesting that the municipality meets the legal costs of a court case to be...

The photo shows Jill Chorley & Janet Bell, both of MABS, being presented with the cheque by Keith Redger & George Burrage.

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MABS CYCLE RIDE FROM MURCIA TO STROUD

Contributor / 2014-08-19 14:49:55

You will probably remember the story of the 2 guys cycling from Murcia to Stroud in aid of MABS. They did it and are now back in Spain. €1000 was raised for MABS by Keith Redger which is marvello...

TORREVIEJA THEATRES MAY BE FORCED TO CLOSE

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TORREVIEJA THEATRES MAY BE FORCED TO CLOSE

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-19 06:27:48

Councillor for the Los Verdes green party of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón, claims that the Ministry of the Interior and Justice may close down both Torrevieja´s municipal theatre,...

A similar car to the one stolen

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SEARCH FOR CAR GANG WHO STOLE UNMARKED POLICE CAR

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-18 22:23:14

The Guardia Civil and National Police are on the lookout for three vehicles, a black Seat Leon with partial registration XX53 FHC and a white Ford Focus, partial registration XX12 FMZ, wanted in conne...

Venus, Jupiter and the Moon in 2009. Image by ESO

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PLANETARY SPECTACULAR ON MONDAY MORNING

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-17 22:20:16

Not only is it worth setting your alarm clock to make sure you pick up this week´s copy of The Leader, early risers on Monday will be able to experience an almost unique skyward experience, with...

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WEEKLY DIGEST - 18 AUGUST 2014

Staff Reporter / 2014-08-17 22:02:26

FEELING HOT HOT HOT The Valencia region endured the hottest day in the last two years on Sunday, with temperatures exceeding 41 degrees Celsius in some areas, according to the Spanish Meteorological ...

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