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Garden Felix – Euphorbias sun lovers!

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Euphorbias are an easy to grow perennial - drought and heat tolerant - long blooming, low maintenance and have few problems, making them an...

Common Fox closes in on Costa Blanca Urbanisations

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Increasingly common in the fields and orchards of Bajo Segura, the fox (Vulpes vulpes) is now being more regularly sighted close to residential areas...

MOJÁCAR’S NEW WASTE TREATMENT PLANT

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The presentation for the new wastewater treatment plant, which will also serve Bédar, Los Gallardos and Turre, recently took place in Mojácar, chaired by...

Newly-born turtles in safekeeping at IMIDA centre in San Pedro del...

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By Andrew Atkinson Forty loggerhead newly-born turtles are in safekeeping at the IMIDA centre in San Pedro del Pinatar. The turtles which hatched at La Manga...

Floating barrier stops plastic waste entering Orihuela watercourse

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On Monday there was a flock of geese paddling down the Segura River toward the Orihuela city approaches. At the entrance to the urban...

Memorial laid on September 13 to mark first anniversary of DANA

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Memorial laid on September 13 to mark first anniversary of DANA that devastated Vega Baja September 2019 By Andrew Atkinson A memorial was laid on...

Lady of the Night, Queen of the Night, Dama de Noche,...

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Cestrum nocturnum is also known as the night-blooming jasmine, Lady of the Night, Queen of the Night, Dama de Noche and Galan de Noche. Aptly...

Winter is Coming: How to Get the Top Firewood

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With winter a few months away, and the extreme cold that comes with it, this might be a good time to start thinking about...

Everything You Need To Know About Eco-Friendly Exterior Doors

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Considering using eco-friendly exterior doors for your home replacements? Here are some things you should know. Effects of Eco-Friendly Exterior Doors on Your Home Did...

Kalanchoe – Widows Thrill – starry flowers blooming in winter to...

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Garden Felix Kalanchoe plants - Widows Thrill - are thick-leaved succulents that are often seen in garden centres and most end up as potted...

An earthquake 56 km off the coast of Torrevieja makes the...

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Mastral Project have reported an earthquake of magnitude 3.7 which occurred at 23:33 hours on Wednesday night with its epicenter in the sea about...

CHS undertake cleaning Orihuela Costa ramblas and riverbeds

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Grupo Tragsa have been engage by the Orihuela Council through the CHS (Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura) to carry out cleaning and maintenance tasks in...

Can Future Generation Correct The Environmental Mistakes Made by Adults?

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We all are aware of the dreadful effects of global warming and human-induced climate changes. It is one of the most severe issues our...

GARDEN FELIX: Spanish poppy

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The Spanish Poppy is a fantastic perennial flower that thrives in wild flower meadows all over the Spanish countryside. The delicate looking flowers were first...

Fish species return to Torrevieja at Juan Aparicio – amid Mar...

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By Andrew Atkinson A variety of fish have returned to the area of Torrevieja on the Mediterranean coast of the Costa Blanca south after recent...

Garden Felix – Gazania Flower

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The Gazania flower is often found in the sunny and dry regions of Spain, especially popular in Oliva Nova in Valencia. The Gazania flower -...

Second ecotouristic route organised in San Fulgencio

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The evening route walked through the sierra del Molar, allowing participants to contemplate the nightly sky and stargazing without light pollution More success in participation...

FIRE ALERT ACROSS REGION

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Over 100 troops fight five forest fires Alicante Provincial Firefighters Consortium mobilise 92 troops and 17 vehicles, 10 helicopters and eight airplanes By Andrew...

Paintings by National service veteran in Spain

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Quote: 'Freddie developed vascular dementia and all painting, fishing, signwriting and making dry-fishing flies ceased'. By Andrew Atkinson Landscape paintings by National service veteran C....

Ssssssssssnake – Horseshoe whip snake eats baby budgie!

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By Andrew Atkinson A four foot horseshoe whip snake was found in the grounds of Los Montesinos, Alicante, resident Dave Payne's Vega Baja villa -...

Street Cleaning contracts new vehicle to collect pruning

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The pruning collection service in the coastal area has been reinforced with an octopus truck which has been contracted, for an amount of 49,984.00...

Floating barrier installed in Rio Segura to stop waste reaching Orihuela

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The Segura Hydrographic Confederation has installed a barrier across the Segura river which is intended to prevent the passage of waste through the Segura...

IMPORTANT- EVENT CANCELLED !! “KEEP THE COAST CLEAN”

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Press relase by the Plataforma Mantengamos Limpia La Costa The Platform has cancelled the event scheduled to take place on Wednesday at the Playa...

Residents asked to descend on Orihuela Costa Town Hall with sacks...

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Keeping the Orihuela Costa Clean Our coast is beautiful, with a number of wonderful beaches, all with fine sand, sculpted for thousands of years...

Pomegranate: Spain’s official flower

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Punica granatum, or known more by its common name, the pomegranate, is a tree that is grown in abundance in Spain, due to the...

Eco-Friendly Carpet Cleaning Solutions For Your Home 

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If you are living an eco-friendly life or trying to make a switch from the wasteful and harmful to the earth’s ways, you might...

Twenty Beaches become smoke free in Alicante Province

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The province has declared 20 tobacco-free beaches around El Campello, with all its coastline, and the coves of Elche and Dénia. The province of Alicante...

Garden Felix: PASSIFLORA – PASSION FLOWER

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Passiflora - known as the passionflower or passion vines - are a rampant climber, with approximately 550 different species. An ideal cover to grow in...

Tortuga boba loggerhead turtle fails to lay eggs on Playa de...

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By Andrew Atkinson An adult Tortuga boba loggerhead turtle came ashore on the beach Eurovosa in La Manga on July 11 - but unfortunately did...

Facelift for La Mata Promenade

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The Councillor for Beaches Antonio Vidal, said that he had now fulfilled his commitment to renew and improve the image of the two walkways...