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PREPARING FOR RAIN

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PREPARING FOR RAIN

Mark Nolan / 2014-09-19 13:14:39

In anticipation of the expected annual rainy season, work and preparation has begun around the Torrevieja and Orihuela coastline, to try to alleviate the potential risk of flooding after one of the ho...

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE DENY ORIHUELA POLLUTION

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MINISTRY OF DEFENCE DENY ORIHUELA POLLUTION

Mark Nolan / 2014-09-19 13:10:18

Following an alert of pollution on the Orihuela Costa last week, the sample of deposits collected by the environmental department has been tested, and has been proven to be non-toxic. A statement bas...

ORIHUELA COSTA BEACHES REOPEN ON FRIDAY

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ORIHUELA COSTA BEACHES REOPEN ON FRIDAY

Mark Nolan / 2014-09-18 17:45:19

Following an alert of pollution on the Orihuela Costa this week, the sample of deposits collected by the environmental department has been tested, and has been proven to be non-toxic. As a result, th...

The closure of the beaches was taken as a precaution

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SEPRONA CLOSE FOUR ORIHUELA COSTA BEACHES

Kevin Reardon / 2014-09-17 13:59:10

Four Orihuela Costa beaches were closed on Tuesday afternoon at Aguamarina, La Glea, Barranco Rubio and Mil Palmeras after substances thought to be part of a possible toxic spill were washed up on the...

Waste continues to be dumped on a daily basis

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POLICE YARD BECOMES DUMPING GROUND

Kevin Reardon / 2014-09-17 13:57:36

 The PP councilor Jose Antonio Aniorte has called for the waste dumping ground at el Camino Viejo de Molins to be cleared up as a matter of urgency. The dump is situated immediately outside the ...

Ayuntamiento Callosa

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PRIVATIZATION OF LIGHTING WILL SAVE € 200,000 A YEAR

Kevin Reardon / 2014-09-17 13:55:25

The Mayor of Callosa de Segura, Javier Pérez (PP), has defended criticism by the socialist opposition, of the contract that he has signed to privatise the maintenance of public lighting in the ...

The accused arriving at the Alicante court

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FOOTBALL COACH CHARGED WITH RAPE

Kevin Reardon / 2014-09-17 13:54:10

Despite the failure of the victim to appear, the Prosecution has asked for a sentence of eight years in prison for a Women’s Football Coach charged with raping a minor in Alicante. Identified a...

RED FLAG FOR POLLUTION ON ORIHUELA COSTA

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RED FLAG FOR POLLUTION ON ORIHUELA COSTA

Mark Nolan / 2014-09-17 13:53:09

Following established protocols for dealing with potential risk, the red warning flag which advises against bathing in the sea has been raised on the Orihuela Costa beaches of Mil Palmeras, Barranco R...

The Redovan Circuit

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REDOVAN HOSTS NATIONAL HEATS FOR RADIO CONTROLLED CARS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-09-17 13:52:31

The regional Championship for Radio Controlled Cars was held in Redovan last weekend attracting competitors from all over Valencia, the Costa Blanca and Murcia areas.   This is the first time th...

Charity Horse and Flamenco Show spectacular event at Casa la Pedrera, Torremendo

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FLAMENCO ON THE LAKE

Andrew Atkinson / 2014-09-17 13:44:17

HUNDREDS of euros were raised for the Elche Children’s Home following the Charity Horse and Flamenco Show spectacular event at Casa la Pedrera, Torremendo. "Monies raised will go towards nu...

Club Secretary Graeme Clark has agreed to go through the entire month without drinking any alcohol.

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STACEY MOWLE FUNDRAISING APPEAL

Contributor / 2014-09-17 13:36:32

 Inspired by the bravery of a young girl, Stacey Mowle, a Tottenham Hotspur supporter who – five years ago – was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma (a very virulent and aggressive form of c...

The work is expected to be completed within 2 weeks

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AGAMED WORK ON NEW STORM DRAINS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-09-17 13:34:04

 In anticipation of the expected heavy rains that seem to create chaos in Torrevieja on an annual basis the water Company Agamed have begun work on a series of storm channels along the side of th...

ORIHUELA MAYOR OFF UNTIL OCTOBER

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ORIHUELA MAYOR OFF UNTIL OCTOBER

Mark Nolan / 2014-09-16 17:17:39

The Mayor of Orihuela, Monserrate Guillén of the Los Verdes green party, is not likely to return to work until at least the end of October, if he agrees to adhere to the medical advice. Having...

The SAAM catamaran group found a Spanish man and two boys aged 10-12 sitting in a 4 meter dinghy half full of water

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TWO DRAMATIC RESCUES BY SAMM

Contributor / 2014-09-16 17:09:31

The Mar Menor was the scene of dramatic rescues by members of the Sailing Association Mar Menor recently. Sailing back to Los Najeros after a picnic in Playa Honda, members of the SAMM Catamaran Grou...

CYCLISTS DONATE WINNINGS TO BIKER COP WIDOW

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CYCLISTS DONATE WINNINGS TO BIKER COP WIDOW

Mark Nolan / 2014-09-15 20:53:31

Spanish cyclists in the tour of Spain are donating their prize winnings to the widow of a Guardia Civil biker who died after crashing his bike whilst escorting them through Asturias.  Eusebio Ga...

Pedro Sanchez

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NEW SOCIALIST LEADER ‘RESPECTFUL’ OF ANIMAL ABUSE

Mark Nolan / 2014-09-15 20:43:23

Whilst firmly sitting on the fence rather than responding to the calls for action, the recently appointed secretary general of the socialist PSOE political group, Pedro Sánchez, has stated that...

The immigrants receiving treatment on arrival in Torrevieja

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MORE IMMIGRANTS LAND IN TORREVIEJA

Kevin Reardon / 2014-09-15 19:22:33

A small boat with eight immigrants on board, four of them children, was seized on Monday in waters to the south of Alicante. According to Red Cross sources it was towed into the port of  Torrevie...

Some of the confiscated articles

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DRUG ARRESTS OUTSIDE TORREVIEJA SCHOOL

Kevin Reardon / 2014-09-15 15:07:03

Five people were arrested last Monday for a suspected crime against public health after the Guardia Civil raided a house just opposite the school entrance. Details of the operation are still being re...

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TORRY FAIL TO CAPITALISE AS LEVANTE ‘HIT AND RUN

Steve Hibberd / 2014-09-14 19:26:54

CD TORREVIEJA ......1  TORRE LEVANTE ......2  Torry welcomed unbeaten Torre Levante to Vicente Garcia Stadium last Sunday.  Formed as recently as 1976, Torre Levante compete in tercer...

Mosquera celebrates Elche's 3rd

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IMPORTANT WIN FOR ELCHE

Kevin Reardon / 2014-09-14 15:38:18

 Rayo Vallecano 2 Elche 3 Elche hung on to claim all 3 points and their first win of the season despite late pressure from Rayo.  Having gone 3-1 in front with goals from Albacar, Jonathas...

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