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The cost of running another National Election

The King will dissolve Congress next Tuesday in advance of the National elections which will take place on 10 November. This will be the fourth...

PSOE accuses Bascuñana of further increasing his salary

The spokeswoman for the socialist group of the City Council of Orihuela, Carolina Gracia, accused the mayor, Emilio Bascuñana (PP), on Tuesday of "having...

New British Ambassador meets with representatives of UK Nationals

The new British Ambassador to Spain and Andorra, Hugh Elliott, met last week with members of three of the groups representing UK nationals in...

New British Ambassador Hugh Elliott arrives in Spain

Hugh Elliott, a member of the UK’s Diplomatic Service since 1989, succeeds Simon Manley as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Spain and non-resident Ambassador to...

POLITICALLY SPEAKING – SAN FULGENCIO

Politically speaking, a lot has happened in San Fulgencio recently, Carlos Ramírez (PP), the former mayor was sentenced to 18 months in prison; he...

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...

Andalucían Government’s Agriculture Minister and Provincial Director visit Mojácar

The Andalucían Government’s Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Sustainable Development, Carmen Crespo, along with Almería’s Provincial Director Aránzazu Marín, recently visited the Mojácar wastewater...

British public support suspending Parliament to deliver Brexit

A new ComRes poll out today (Sample size: 2,011) has revealed that more Brits support proroguing (shutting down) Parliament in order to deliver Brexit...

COLLECTIVE ACTION TO CONTEST LOSS OF VOTING RIGHTS

On behalf of 15 Orihuela Costa residents, Helene Akerman, President of C.L.A.R.O., presented formal letters of complaint addressed to the Electoral Registration office (Censo...

THE TIME FOR INDEPENDENCE

“From Monday the 19th August P.O.C will be a political party fighting for the Independence for the coast” The group will be be known as...

Renovation for Costa Playgrounds

The Orihuela council has awarded a contract for the renovation of playgrounds and the refurbishment of green areas in Punta Prima, Cabo Roig and...

General Alert!

Acting Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, last week hosted four lieutenant generals and an admiral from the Armed Forces as well as three lieutenant generals...

Pedro Sánchez hosts new EU President

The Acting Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, received the President-elect of the European Commission, the German Ursula von der Leyen, at Moncloa Palace last week. ​During...

No surprise as PP and Cs approve Orihuela Municipal salaries

At an Emergency Plenary meeting held in Orihuela Town Hall on Wednesday both the Partido Popular and Ciudadanos have approved the salaries of the...

Orihuela council salaries to be agreed at Wednesday Plenary

The salaries of Orihuela council officials, due to be approved on Wednesday, will range from between 61,537 for the mayor, Emilio Bascuñana, to 46,152...

Opposition groups ask for office space in Montesinos town hall

The opposition groups in Los Montesinos have never had offices in the Town Hall where they are able to deal with the concerns of...

Orihuela councillors go without pay after Plenary defeat

Almost two months after the Municipal elections were held, Orihuela mayor, Emilio Bascuñana called an emergency plenary last Monday to agree councillor salaries and...

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...

Mosque delays denounced in Pilar de la Horadada

The mayor of Pilar de la Horadada, José María Pérez, has suspended applications for the building of religious centres in the municipality, a decision...

First job for the new councils– an increase in their salaries...

A little more than a month since the formation of many municipal governments across the region following the elections of May 26 and the...

San Fulgencio announce councillor duties

The new list of San Fulgencio Councillors and their responsibilities were officially announced on Wednesday, July 3rd. The announcement was published on Facebook and on...

PSOE denounces PP wage bill in Pilar de la Horadada

The PSOE have denounced a wage bill that will cost the taxpayers in Pilar de la Horadada over half a million euros per year,...

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...

Torrevieja council salaries increased by 10%

The PP and opposition have agreed a 10% salary increase for recently appointed councillors that will mean an income of 3,500 gross euros per...

28 years after first being sworn in – on the birth...

By Andrew Atkinson EXCLUSIVE LOS Montesinos Mayor José Manuel Butron says the people of the town continue to have confidence in the PSOE - 28...

Government allocates 15 million euros to vulnerable children during the summer

The acting Minister of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare, María Luisa Carcedo, has said that the government will allocate 15 million euros to benefit...

Cabo Roig Businessmen vow to rid the area of Manteros and...

The dealing of drugs is now understood to be largely in heroin The Cabo Roig business Community is absolutely livid at the apathy that...

José Císcar resigns as provincial president of the PP

The provincial president of the Partido Popular, José Císcar, announced on Tuesday afternoon his resignation from the leadership of the Alicante PP during a...

New Councillors for Mojacar

Mojácar´s new Municipal Council was constituted on Saturday 15th June at the town´s Centro de Usos Múltiples, an event to which members of the...

First PSOE Mayor for 16 years in San Miguel

San Miguel de Salinas will have its first left PSOE led government for 16 years when the new council is sworn into office on...

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