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Two die from inhaling toxic fumes while repairing septic tank

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Two men have died after inhaling toxic gases inside a septic tank that they were working onin Castilla, just inland from Benidorm.  A...

The Truth About Water Softener Everyone Should Know

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Hard water is famous for all the wrong reasons in our households. Some of these include making our countertops and utensils, as well as...

2019, the hottest year ever recorded in Europe

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2019 has been the warmest year in Europe every recorded, as well as being the second warmest year worldwide, according to the Copernicus Climate...

Nearly 200 people now arrested in Australia for deliberately lighting bushfires

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The authorities in Australia say that they have now arrested almost 200 people for alleged arson since the devastating bushfires began last year. Australian media...

LAUNCH OF NEW CITROËN C5 AIRCROSS SUV HYBRID

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WORLD PREMIERE AT THE 2020 BRUSSELS MOTOR SHOW FOR NEW CITROËN C5 AIRCROSS SUV HYBRID, THE Ë-COMFORT CLASS SUV PLUG-IN HYBRID SUV For the...

Benidorm’s Beniardá Avenue Level Crossing Given Essential Safety Boost

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Until recently, motorists using the Beniardá Avenue level crossing have endured waiting times of 7 minutes. But all that changed in mid-December when the Ferrocarrils...

ZERO € – Diputación de Alicante to Vega Baja in wake...

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Quote: "What has been granted by the Diputación de Alicante for Municipalities and people affected by Dana?" By Andrew Atkinson The diputacion de Alicante has...

12,000 satellites deployed by mid-2020s – with extension to 42,000

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By Andrew Atkinson SpaceX satellites shot across the sky on Sunday night (December 29) in the UK - that led to panic in areas, including...

PP President visits Almoradí and Callosa

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The president of the PP, Pablo Casado, slammed the CHS (Segura Hydrographic Confederation) last week following a visit Almoradí and Callosa to inspect the...

Keeping Your Car Neat And Clean With These Simple Tips

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They say a clean space means a clean mid, which is absolutely true. Some may shrug off that idea as a mere technicality, but...

San Miguel de Salinas epicentre of 2.5 ‘quake

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San Miguel salinas was the epicentre of a 2.5 earthquake on Sunday evening - that was felt within the Vega Baja regions. The earthquake struck...

Choosing the right car

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It’s one of the biggest purchases – or sometimes leases – you’ll make, so choosing the right car is essential. Narrowing down the shortlist...

Orihuela Costa Road Cleaning Campaign

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The City Council of Orihuela will carry out in the commercial areas of Orihuela Costa a campaign to monitor and control compliance with the...

Torrevieja and Civil Protection Annual Civil Protection Gala Awards

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By Andrew Atkinson The City Council of Torrevieja and Civil Protection have given recognition, following the Gota Fria storms in September, at the Annual Civil...

Floods of tears, smiles and appreciation

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EMOTIONS were running high as hundreds gathered on Friday morning to begin the day for San Fulgencio to show their gratitude and appreciation to...

Los Alcázares demonstrators close down the AP-7

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Residents of Los Alcázares were out in force recently, demonstrating on the AP-7 motorway to demand solutions to the floods that the area is...

All Charged Up

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By Andrew Atkinson The electric vehicle charging point located on Avenida de La Marquesa, Los Montesinos, is now operational. The Valencia government allocated 5,878.40 euros, of...

Spanish Government’s proposal to incorporate Mediterranean cetacean migration

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By Andrew Atkinson Mediterranean countries have agreed to the Spanish Government's proposal to incorporate the western Mediterranean cetacean migration corridor in the list of Specially...

Dead dolphin washed ashore in Torrevieja attacked by Bottlenose dolphins?

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By Andrew Atkinson A dead dolphin has been washed ashore in Torrevieja amidst the storms that hit the area in the last three days. Cronicas Naturales...

Research centre to be established for Regional floods

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The Vega Baja is to establish a research centre devoted to flooding in the region. The initiative was outlined in the "Plan Vega Ren-hace"...

RESIDENTS TOLD TO GET OUT OF HOUSES IN URRUTIAS AND NIETOS

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Maritime storm forecast in Torrevieja By Andrew Atkinson Heavy rain on Monday, and forecast overnight into Tuesday, the Local Policia and Civil Protection of Cartagena...

Pedro Sánchez encourages more ambitious commitment against climate emergency

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In Madrid this morning Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, has addressed the 25th Conference on Climate Change (COP25), which brings together representatives from 196...

La Mata Lake felled Eucalyptus  trees to be replaced

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By Andrew Atkinson Felled decade old Eucalyptus trees sitting on the  shores of La Mata Lake - deemed invasive species and potentially a fire hazard...

Lake Pedrera closed to fishing

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By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive BARRIERS have been erected at Lake Pedrera, Torremendo, in an attempt to stop groups of bikers and cars using the winding...

Almoradi dumping echoes Steptoe & Son!

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By Andrew Atkinson ALMORADI is the latest town to be facing problems through illegal 'dumping' - with areas of the town looking more like a...

Orihuela €200k refuse collection boost

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By Andrew Atkinson Orihuela residents have been given a €200,000 boost - with the announcement that over 700 new refuse containers are to be distributed...

Ministry of Environment ignores Sierra de Orihuela

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Dozens of dry trees blocking gullies in Sierra foothills Dozens of trees that were felled almost three years ago, mostly pines, are still gathered...

Griffon Vulture in Punta Prima, Orihuela Costa

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By Andrew Atkinson A Griffon Vulture has been returned to its natural habitat - after spending days in Punta Prima, Orihuela Costa. Spain has the biggest...

Montesinos instal electric charging point

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By Andrew Atkinson Los Montesinos have installed a charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the Vega Baja town. A budget of €8,891 has been allocated, which...

Dredging of Guardamar Port will take three months

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The Guardamar Council has started dredging works in the mouth of the new Segura Riverbed where a build-up of sludge, causing a lack of...