21.2 C
Torrevieja
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Tags Orihuela

Tag: orihuela

Six Orihuela schools remain closed

While many local municipalities made especial efforts to restore some sense of normality to families by quickly reopening schools following the recent storms there...

The King and Queen Set to Visit

The King and Queen of Spain are planning a visit to the area next week, set to see first-hand the devastation caused by the recent flooding. Don Felipe and Doña Letizia visited the Canary Islands last week so see the damage caused by fires which swept through the forest areas, affecting more than 10,000 hectares …

ASOKA VOLUNTEERS, ORIHUELA

The recent storm hit our region hard and as everyone tries to get back to normal, animal rescues across the area are not only...

Government calls for calm

The Generalitat Valenciana , the Delegation of the Government in the Valencian Community and the Military Emergency Unit (EMU) have sent a "message of...

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,...

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...

THREE YEARS TO FIX A FEW POTHOLES

Despite claiming that the 150 metre stretch of road running at the side of the AP7, adjacent to the IES PLAYA FLAMENCA, is private...

Orihuela receives promotional aid from the Consell

The Orihuela Department of Tourism, has received a grant from the Valencian Tourism Community, for € 5,402.42 to promote fiestas and a further €...

Orihuela mayor refuses to meet Cabo Roig Business Association

Concerned by the ‘Looky Looky’ epidemic that is currently sweeping Cabo Roig with no sign of action by either the government, the Local Police...

Ministry of Health passes Bascuñana file to prosecutors

A blow for Orihuela mayor, Emilio Bascuñana, just 7 weeks into his new term of office, as the Ministry of Health has now passed...

Orihuela buys Bronze Age site for 54,000 euros

The Orihuela City Council has bought an area of Los Saladares, in the neighbourhood of Desamparados, where there is evidence of important archaeological remains,...

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 …

Over 60 council employees told to refund salary overpayment

64 municipal employees, hired by the Orihuela council within employment programs, and subsidised by the Generalitat, have been overpaid, by up to 3,000 euros...

Orihuela and Montesinos to get Free EU WiFi Grant

The municipalities of Orihuela and Los Montesinos are amongst fifty towns across Valencia set to benefit from a European Union grant to allow the installation of free public WiFi. The European Commission announced the results of the second wave of proposals under the WiFi4EU project, from which a total of 51 municipalities in the Valencia …

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 …

Court upholds Pepa Ferrando’s prison sentence

The Criminal Court No. 3 of Orihuela has confirmed prison sentences conferred on Orihuela’s former councillor of Tourism, Pepa Ferrando, together with five businessmen...

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...

FAOC examine Ciudadanos, Orihuela, election manifesto

In a 2016 poll by Sociological Research (CIS) which asked citizens about the ideological position of Spanish political parties and where the respondent had...

Álvarez threatens withdrawal from PP electoral list

Orihuela’s councillor of Tourism and International Residents, Sofía Álvarez, has announced that she no longer wishes to be included on the Partido Popular electoral...

Orihuela Deputy Mayor, López-Bas, nominated for Congress

Orihuela’s Deputy Mayor, and leader of Ciudadanos, Juan Ignacio López-Bas, will be his party’s number two on the Alicante list to the Spanish Parliament,...

Holy Week in Orihuela promoted on Madrid metro

Orihuela Tourism is to carry out an extensive outdoor campaign to attract visitors to the city for one of the biggest tourist attractions of...

Aparicio to run against Bascuñana for PP candidature

The electoral committee of the Orihuela Partido Popular, has nominated it’s President, Dámaso Aparicio, as the mayoral candidate for the upcoming Municipal Elections. This...

Children suffer in freezing classrooms

Children from the School of Music in San Bartolomé have written to the mayor of Orihuela asking for repairs to the school heating system...

Orihuela promoted at International Tourism Fair

Orihuela’s councillor for Tourism, Sofía Álvarez, was in Madrid on Tuesday representing the city at the International Tourism Fair held in Madrid (Fitur). She...

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...

Night of Souls to be enacted in Orihuela

The Councillor for Culture, Mar Ezcurra, has announced the II Night of the Souls that will take place in Orihuela’s Historic Quarter, on the...

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...

The distinguished heritage of Orihuela

Orihuela, the capital of the Vega Baja region of the southern Costa Blanca, is perhaps best known for its magnificent churches and monasteries, of...

LATEST

Exchange Rates

Follow us

24,601FansLike
650FollowersFollow
9,113FollowersFollow

Weather

Torrevieja
scattered clouds
21.2 ° C
22.2 °
20.6 °
78%
4.1kmh
33%
Sun
19 °
Mon
17 °
Tue
12 °
Wed
19 °
Thu
17 °
Spanish property for sale | Property in Spain for sale