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Three arrested for robbery in Campoamor homes

The Civil Guard have arrested three people for committing several robberies with force on a housing urbanisation in Campoamor during December 2018. Following denuncias placed...

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...

Beach Handball Returns to La Zenia

La Zenia beach will be taken over by a major sporting competition next month, as the beach handball competition, ‘Arena 1000 Playas de Orihuela’, takes place. The event will run between the 5th and 7th of July on playa Cala Bosque in La Zenia in Orihuela. According to the councillor who launched the event this …

Nostalgia is like a favourite uncle.

You Can’t Be Serious - Nostalgia is like a favourite uncle. The older we get, the more we tend to indulge in a bit of nostalgia....

Twenty years on – Paddy´s Point Today  

During the month of June Paddy´s Point has a history spanning 20 years, and it has certainly come a long way in that time. The...

ORIHUELA COSTA’s STRUGGLE FOR IDENTITY

Sunday, 26 May, the date of the Orihuela municipal elections, marks another chapter in Orihuela Costa’s struggle for identity.    Voters on the coast, including the...

Bad news for Orihuela Costa’s Municipal Sports Centre

Hopes that the closure of Orihuela Costa’s Municipal Sports Centre would soon end were dashed at this week’s plenary meeting of the Town Council...

Guardia Civil Exhibition at Zenia Boulevard

On 4th May, the Guardia Civil are holding an exhibition featuring some of their departments on the municipal car park next to the Zenia Boulevard shopping centre on the Orihuela Costa. The event is part of the celebrations commemorating the 175th anniversary of the Guardia Civil, and will feature live displays from the dog section, …

Guardia Civil Expo on Orihuela Costa

As part of the celebrations commemorating the 175th anniversary of the Guardia Civil, specialists from the military body will be putting on a display on the Orihuela Costa in May. The event will be held on the 4th of May on the municipal car park opposite the Zenia Boulevard shopping centre, with a timetable of …

Orihuela street cleaners call off their Easter strike

Unions have called off an indefinite strike after achieving improvements in their working conditions, upgrading of the facilities in their depots, increased payment for...

“Team Orihuela” promises a better future

Could this finally be the beginning that the Orihuela Costa has been waiting for, a new coalition that was launched on Friday to contest...

Firefighters tackle blaze close to Zenia Boulevard

More than 15 firefighters were deployed on Thursday evening to fight a fire that had broken out in a Chinese bazaar located next to...

Accessible beaches on the Orihuela Costa

Luisa Boné, City Councillor for Beaches, together with Carmen Díaz and Belén Cascales, both members of the Association Orihuela sin Barrera (Orihuela without Barriers),...

Spanish municipalities that have become independent

The trigger was a fight at the festival to celebrate the Bajada de la Virgen de Los Reyes, patron saint of the island of...

Orihuela Costa sports centre closed

The company (UTE) that manages the Orihuela Costa Municipal Sports Centre (CDM) has closed the facility with effect from Monday, April 1. They say...

Charity benefits from bucket collection alongside Parade Fund

The Pink Ladies were the chosen charity for the magnificent St Patrick’s Day Parade held last week in Cabo Roig and as such they...

Meet your foreign neighbours, but only if you live in the...

One out of every three residents in the municipality of Orihuela is of foreign origin, the vast majority of course are living on the...

Further opportunities to ask questions about Brexit in Alicante and Murcia

Since the beginning of this month the British Consulate in Alicante has been running a series of events for UK nationals on Living in...

Centenary commemorations held across the Costa Blanca

On Sunday, the National Service of Remembrance was held at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, London, to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military...

No Councillor for the Coast since 2015 

CLARO PRESS RELEASE. Our time is now to gain Councillors “In the twenty years leading up to the last election in 2015, the PP party had...

Community insurer rejects collapse claims

The eight houses on calle Limón that suffered serious damage from a landslide a month ago are irreparable. They must be demolished to guarantee...

Local police denounce “filthy” conditions in Police Station

The Policia Local on the Orihuela Costa have criticised the conditions of their small sub-station on the ground floor of the Playa Flamenca Town...

FAOC celebrates its 4th Birthday

FAOC celebrated it’s 4th birthday last on the anniversary of which the Residents Association repeated its demands for improved services on the Orihuela Costa....

PSOE critical of empty Social housing

In a statement issued on Tuesday Carolina Gracia said that "Orihuela is one of the cities in the Alicante Province where there is the...

Local Police rescue swimmer in Campoamor

Local Police Officers were called to Campoamor beach on Sunday afternoon where a 44 year old man from Molina de Segura (Murcia) was fighting...

CLARO demand construction of cultural centre in Orihuela Costa.

Orihuela is a large municipality with 27 villages and a consolidated urban centre and Orihuela Costa, (the coast), demographically and economically booming. The total population...

30,000 People but still no Cultural Centre

Saturday 6th October, C.L.A.R.O.  The independent political party for Orihuela Costa organised a ‘clean up campaign’ at Zenia Boulevard followed by a demonstration for...

A colony no more 

On Saturday, October 6, once again, we will clean the plastic waste and other garbage that litter the only car park located on Zenia...

Celebrating 10 years of the RBL on the Orihuela Costa

What a fabulous night at the Real Club de Golf Campoamor on Saturday where over 120 people celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Orihuela...

“The house was sinking and I only had time to run...

David Keary, a 60 year old British expat from Brentwood in Essex, and one of the two men rescued from the collapsed property on...

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