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Tourist season peaks as Orihuela Costa streets flood with rubbish

Residents from across the Orihuela Costa continue to denounce their abandonment by the Orihuela municipal council, the dirt and the filth as well as...

La Mata produces the first wine harvest in Europe

La Mata has started cutting the grapes to be used for winemaking. While the crop, situated in the Natural Park of the Lagoons of...

7,220 fruit fly traps for Horadada farmers

Over 7,000 Ceratipack traps were received at the Municipal Warehouse this week subsidised by the Ministry of Agriculture, through the Plant Health Service, as...

Orihuela Council renege on yet another Costa promise

It was rather less than a year ago that the Orihuela Council promised its Districts a say in the decision making process with regards...

3,000 euros fine plan – as alarm rings on tiger mosquitoes’...

By Andrew Atkinson The Valencia Government is placing a tiger mosquito alert - in the wake of increasing problems - despite actions taken in recent...

Mojácar prepares for the possible nesting of Loggerhead turtles on its...

The Caretta Project recently came to Mojácar, whose beaches could become a nesting place for these gentle sea turtles.  The Project is a division...

La Zenia reputation severely damaged by major sewage spill

Things were getting back to normal on Friday morning following the rupture of a pipe in an Orihuela Costa Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) that...

La Zenia holidaymakers appalled as raw sewage reaches blue flag beach

Councillors from the Orihuela Ayuntamiento were blaming a sewage plant close to Lomas de Cabo Roig for a sewage spill that saw thousands of...

How to recycle in Spain whilst on holiday

This summer has seen a huge number of companies in the travel and tourism industry make positive changes towards reducing single-use plastic, as well...

AVCRL demand waste containers for new centre

A new Commercial Centre is still without refuse containers 2 months after first opening. The centre at Lomas de Cabo Roig has contacted the...

Weather Warnings of another “tropical” weekend

More tropical nights and yet another heat wave in the region with the arrival of the third stream of Saharan air to the province...

Suffering Noise from a Bar? Tell Them First

If you feel you are suffering the nuisance of noise from a bar or club, your first instinct might be to call the police,...

Cleaning Up on the Coast

Garden waste, rubbish, seaweed, will soon be a distant memory to the residents and visitors of the Orihuela Costa, at least that´s the promise...

Mother Earth Festival raises more than 3,700 euros

The second edition of the Mother Earth Festival 'Breathe, reborn and reconnect' has raised 3,786'76 euros that will go to the charity ‘Aztívate and...

Cleaning the Sea

The Habaneras shopping centre in Torrevieja has launched a poignant display, coinciding with World Environment Day, of a shark ingesting plastic litter. Using the hashtag #YoSoyTorrevieja, the campaign aims at raising awareness of waste, particularly plastic, and the harm it does to the marine environment. The Habaneras shark is made from wire mesh and is …

Quirónsalud Opens New Centre in Alicante

From Monday, May 20, you may book an appointment at the Alicante healthcare centre. The centre will open its doors on Monday, May 27, offering almost all medical specialisations, diagnostic tests, laboratory, and general, paediatric and gynaecological accident and emergency service. The new Centro Médico Quirónsalud Alicante [Quirónsalud Alicante Medical Centre] will open its doors …

Summer School Registration Open

Registration is now open for Torrevieja´s summer school with 300 places available in July and 163 in August, but if you want to sign your kids up you´d better hurry as the registration period closes next week. The councillor for Social Welfare, Fabiana Ibarra, announced the opening of the registration period for Summer School 2019, …

Phenomenal Praying Mantis can lay up to 300 eggs – in...

By Andrew Atkinson A PRAYING mantis egg sac was discovered in the garden this week - attached to a honeysuckle plant. Praying mantis are highly prized...

HYUNDAI NEXO ILLUMINATES VISION FOR HYDROGEN SOCIETY ON EARTH DAY

“Empowering Tomorrow with Hydrogen,” a unique spectacle by Hyundai Motor, heightens public awareness of hydrogen fuel cell technology Hyundai Motor’s latest fuel cell...

Army slammed for training in protected areas

The Esquerra Unida de l'Alacantí has demanded that Army manoeuvres should not take place in an area that is environmentally protected, due to the...

ECO Stickers Mandatory in Madrid

From Wednesday, April 24, it will be mandatory for vehicles wishing to travel through Madrid to display the ECO Sticker in the windscreen. The ECO Sticker was introduced to highlight the impact vehicle pollutants have on the environment, and to encourage the purchase of less environmentally damaging vehicles. Cities like Madrid, Barcelona and Seville had …

Torrevieja council distribute 10,000 paper bags

Using the slogan 'For trade and a more ecological Torrevieja: No more plastics', the councillor for Commerce, Manuela Osuna, announced that 10,000 reusable paper...

Parakeet flocks cause for concern – in SCOTLAND!

By Andrew Atkinson PARAKEETS are causing concerns - not here in Spain but in SCOTLAND - leading to a potential 'cull' as has been the...

Second earthquake hits Torrevieja in four days

While many people were still talking about last Sunday’s earthquake just off the coast of Torrevieja yet another quake hit the area on Thursday...

Torrevieja protects more than 100 unique trees

Torrevieja council commissioned a team of experts, led by a doctor of biology and manager of the Latizal Company, Felix Carrillo, who has now...

UPDATE: Sunday afternoon earthquake east of Torrevieja

Did the earth tremble for you on Sunday afternoon. Well it certainly did for many Torrevieja residents at about 5.15pm, with an epicentre out...

Orihuela launches a campaign to correctly use the toilet

What can and cannot be thrown into the toilet? This is the subject of an environmental awareness campaign that the City of Orihuela has...

Recovery of dunes and pine forests will take 39 months

The natural environment of Guardamar del Segura, Santa Pola and the hamlet of La Marina will benefit from an investment of 1,352,000 euros from...

Orihuela binmen call strike for beginning of April

The employees of the cleaning and waste collection services of the City of Orihuela, one of the few cities in the Valencian Community where...

A river of plastic in Guardamar

Plastic waste is just one more unwelcome element that congregates at the mouth of the Segura River. Once again the accumulation of this dangerous and...

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