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Mojácar joins regional “save the Planet” campaign

MOJÁCAR TAKES ON THE “DONA VIDA AL PLANETA” ENVIRONMENTAL CAMPAIGN Mojácar has joined a regional “save the Planet” campaign that will run over the...

Monarch butterfly in Los Montesinos

By Andrew Atkinson Monarch Butterflies - Danaus Plexippus - emerge from their chrysalises in autumn in Spain. And what a joy it was to film and...

Thunderstorms and hailstorms hit Vega Baja

By Andrew Atkinson The Laboratory of Climatology at Alicante University issued a weather warning on Monday - after unexpected torrential downpours hit the Vega Baja...

SAMM SAILORS HELP GOTA FRIA VICTIMS

The majority of SAMM’s (the Sailing Association Mar Menor), sailing activities are centred on the Spanish sports centre CTD in Los Narejos, which became...

Health of angry residents put at risk by Dolores Dump

The literal translation of Dolores is ‘Pains’ which is what many hundreds of people living in the small town, pop just over 7,000, are...

Threatened loggerhead turtles’ monitoring

By Andrew Atkinson TEN loggerhead turtle eggs - from a batch of 66 - laid this summer on the beach of Cala Arturo, in the...

The Police Video showing the true scale of the destruction caused...

This SPECIAL PROGRAM shows the Rescue work carried out by the Emergency Services in the province of Alicante during and following the devastation caused...

Mining company withdraws following pressure from residents

The Almeria business group that intended to exploit the open pit gypsum mine in San Miguel de Salinas has withdrawn from the project. The company...

Turtles released in Med – hatched from first eggs-laying in a...

By Andrew Atkinson MARINE turtles have been released in the Mediterranean - hatched from the first eggs nest-laying in over a century on a Murcia...

La Vega Mayors blame CHS for devastation

The mayors of La Vega are blaming the CHS, the Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura, a Government body that manages the flow of the Segura...

‘PINK LAKE’ DISASTER?

 Consequences of the Gota Fria could be significant for Torrevieja Salinas By Andrew Atkinson EXCLUSIVE THE consequences of the Gota Fria could be significant for...

MY ‘GOTA FRIA’ – Six dead, 3500 evacuated across region

At least 6 dead and 3,500 evacuated as Gota Fria strikes The torrential rains that hit the Vega Baja last Thursday have already claimed...

Orihuela fines triple for illegally dumping green waste

The Department of Road Cleaning in Orihuela is currently dealing with 51 prosecutions of individuals who have illegally dumped green waste on public roads,...

Los Alcazares ‘Catastrofica area’ as call for aid from Spanish government

By Andrew Atkinson reporting live Saturday September 14, 2019 THE Spanish Government has been called upon for financial aid following the devastating damage that the...

San Javier football star Marta’s grandparents lose everything in storms

By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive SAN Javier born football star Marta Penalver has been left devastated following the Gota Fria that hit Murcia: I am speechless. "It...

Gota Fria claims first two deaths

The Gota Fria has claimed its first lives on Thursday afternoon, those of two brothers in Caudete, north east of Elche, after they were...

GOTA FRIA BIGGEST TO HIT SPAIN IN A CENTURY

By Andrew Atkinson  THE Gota Fria storms that devastated Spain is the biggest in a century, as floods, hails, thunderstorms, and tornadoes continued into Thursday...

Local weather update – Videos

Latest: Los Montesinos - CV-945 is closed from the roundabout at the edge of Montesinos direction orihuela. CV-940 is closed the stretch from the roundabout of...

Weather causes few overnight problems for Vega Baja

By Andrew Atkinson reporting live from Los Montesinos Alicante THE Gota Fria storm that hit Spain on Wednesday night and continued into Thursday morning has...

Ayuntamiento de Los Montesinos warn of fines for fly tipping

By Andrew Atkinson LOS Montesinos Mayor Jose Manuel Butron has spoken about the situation in the town - including the urbanisation of La Herrada -...

Multi million euro plan to save the Mar Menor

The Minister for the Environment, Teresa Ribera, has held a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Environment of the Region of...

Seven new charging points for electric vehicles

The Councillor for the Environment, Dámaso Aparicio, announced that Orihuela has received a subsidy for the installation of 7 charging points for electric vehicles...

Buzzing Around the Environment

Although the occasional rains of summer may have been a brief but welcome break to the continual hot and dry spells of previous years, the rain has brought an unpleasant legacy along with it. The extra rain through August has added water to the ground, feeding plants and animals, it has added to the dwindling …

Gogarty’s wins recycling award

The Councillor for Street Cleaning and Urban Solid Waste, Dámaso Aparicio, visited the coast on Wednesday to present a glass recycling award to Gogarty’s...

Thunderstorms and spectacular lightning hit Vega Baja

By Andrew Atkinson THE predicted storms set to hit the Vega Baja proved to be correct on Monday evening - with clouts of heavy thunder...

Subway closed as huge storms hit Madrid causing serious damage

A huge storm in Madrid has caused serious flooding in several towns on the outskirts of the Spanish capital closing both the M-40 and...

Not so beautiful Spain

I live in an urbanization on the Orihuela Costa where there is a lot of new apartments are being built.  The rubbish and mess...

The Costa’s littered streets

I often read stories in the local papers of people complaining about the council and the rubbish in the streets. Most of the time...

Second Dead dolphin found at Cala Ferrís

By Andrew Atkinson Following the discovery of a dead dolphin on the beach at Campoamor, reported  by the Costa Blanca and Costa Calida Leader...

Dolphin washed up in Campoamor with Harpoon wounds

By Andrew Atkinson A dead DOLPHIN has been washed ashore on the beach at Campoamor on the Orihuela Costa - with Harpoon wounds. The dolphin was...

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