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Bascuñana survives a vote of ‘No Confidence’

Minister says there are grounds to investigate mayor PSOE fail with a vote of no confidence The soap opera that is the working life...

Torrevieja mayor meets with British residents

The mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón, held a meeting on Wednesday morning with a wide representation of British residents who live in the...

Multi coloured crossings cause turmoil in City Hall

Repainted overnight, a dozen multi-coloured zebra crossings lasted less than 12 hours The deputy mayor, Rafael Almagro, has ordered the immediate repainting to white of...

Deposed Prime Minister takes up post in Santa Pola

At the age of 63, as many of us are looking forward to retirement, Mariano Rajoy, who until 3 weeks ago was one of...

Andalusian Planning Awards the Law Breaker

After having spent the last two years fighting to finish the regularisation of houses that were built illegally and later sold to innocent buyers...

Indignation at latest delay in completing Orihuela Costa Emergency Services Centre

CLARO Press Release....... The announcement that the sorely needed Emergency Services Centre in Orihuela Costa was to be further delayed was met with disbelief and...

Eleven Women and One Astronaut

No, it is not the latest hot, porn movie or a march for equality, but the rather impressive line-up of cabinet members announced by...

Ciudadanos threaten to pull out of coalition in protest of mayor’s...

The Ministry of Health has opened an investigation to ascertain whether the mayor of Orihuela, Emilio Bascuñana (PP), a doctor by profession, did not...

Consell report opens door to build on Cala Mosca

Within a month we should know the fate of the last kilometre of unconstructed land on the Orihuela in Cala Mosca after the Consell...

Spain Expat calls for representation in UK Parliament

It’s by no means the first time that such an appeal has been made but Alastair Stewart, an Expat teacher who currently resides for...

Rajoy goes on the offensive in Alicante

Despite the problems faced by Spain’s ruling conservatives in Madrid following the resignation of the regional premier Cristina Cifuentes over a scandal involving a...

Final Curtain for San Fulgencio mayor

Carlos Ramírez, mayor of San Fulgencio, has, at long last, called a Council Emergency plenary session for Wednesday 2nd May at which it is...

Bascuñana looks for approval on the coast

Emilio Bascuñana, the mayor of Orihuela, joined with coastal associations, residents groups and local citizens on Thursday at a hastily arranged meeting in the...

San Fulgencio mayor suspends plenary to avoid further questions

The PSOE have described as ‘shameful’ the decision of San Fulgencio’s embattled mayor, Carlos Ramírez, to suspend the Council Plenary Session that was due...

“Sham” Citizens say on Orihuela Budget

After what the Federation of Associations of Orihuela Costa reportedly called a total fiasco in relation to the budget of 2016, the municipal government...

Loyalty to convicted mayor rewarded with pay rise

As Secretary of the Asociacion Vecinal MUNA  in San Fulgencio, I feel its right that the residents show their displeasure at the way that...

Horrific Accident: but a defining moment?

A car leaving a remote mountain road (perhaps no more than a single-carriage dirt track) to crash down the mountainside with potentially tragic consequences...

WELCOME TO VOX Spain

New political party expands into Alicante Province VOX is a right wing political party that is now expanding into the Alicante Province. Although it was...

“No impunity for corrupt in Spain” – Rajoy

"In Spain, there is no impunity for the corrupt because it is a country with controls in place, and they are now stricter than...

INVESTMENT IN THE COAST – ORIHUELA COSTA CHEATED AGAIN

The Popular Party/Citizens government has announced a programme of investments to be approved in a plenary meeting of the Orihuela Town Council next week.  ...

PRESIDENT OF VALENCIAN CORTES BACKS TORREVIEJA IN N332 WIDENING SCHEME

The President of the Valencian Cortes, Enric Morera, visited to Torrevieja yesterday (Tuesday) and despite his largely supervisory profile he said that from his...

MAGISTRATE REFUSES BAIL FOR LEADER OF ELCHE YOUNG SOCIALISTS

Just over a week ago, the former leader of Elche’s Young Socialists, Alejandro Diaz, was imprisoned for the possession and distribution of child pornography....

POLITICAL CORRUPTION IN LA VEGA BAJA

Half way through the current municipal term of office there are currently mayors and councillors, either under judicial investigation or awaiting the start of...

MAYO APPOINTED MOJACAR’S FOREIGN RELATIONS COUNCILLOR

Mojácar’s Independent Councillor, Lucas Mayo, has been appointed as Foreign Relations Councillor at the plenary meeting held on June 16. The former Councillor for Foreigners,...

APARICIO REPLACED AS COUNCILLOR FOR SPORT

After two years of "frantic and intense activity" the former councillor for sport, Dámaso Aparicio, who was replaced by the Orihuela mayor at the...

GOVERNMENT TAKES STOCK OF FIRST 100 DAYS

The Government Spokesperson, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, took stock of the first 100 days of a legislature which, in his opinion, has been characterised...

TRUMP TELLS RAJOY OF COMMITMENT TO NATO

The President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, spoke by phone on Tuesday evening with the President of the United States, Donald Trump. The two...

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASED TO 23.50 EUROS PER DAY

From 1 January 2017 the Council of Ministers has raised the National minimum wage to 707.70 euros per month, an 8% rise. It also...

CAROLINA GRACIA: “ANOTHER YEAR WASTED UNDER BASCUÑANA”

Socialist spokeswoman Carolina Gracia ended her political year on Friday by stating that it had been "another year lost by the municipal management" stating...

CONTINUOUS NEGLECT OF CULTURE ON THE ORIHUELA COSTA

As volunteers are continually forced to clean and to man the Orihuela Costa reading point, because of a lack of council staff, CLARO have...

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