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Cormorants, 18th c. Berber Pirates, Spanish Armada, Roman and 5th c....

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THE discovery of a dead cormorant on the shore of the Mediterranean sea in Guardamar - choked on a sea bass - lead reporter...

Concerns about waste processing plant site in Los Veleros, Benijofar

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Quote: 'The site is in Los Veleros with 10 houses nearby - some opposite. If permission is granted for a house waste processing...

San Fulgencio stocks up against Covid-19

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The Consistory acquires hydroalcoholic gels, masks and disinfection products to keep municipal centres and buildings supplied The San Fulgencio City Council has recently acquired a...

10 simple steps to a more sustainable lifestyle

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As awareness continues to grow around the importance of reducing our impact on the planet, it can be hard to know where to start...

Minor earthquake in Torremendo

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Seismic information. This afternoon, Thursday, at 3:15 p.m., and earthquake of magnitude 1.9 at a depth of 6 kilometres, with an epicenter in the vicinity...

Biologist warns that floods in the Vega Baja are inevitable

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Ignacio Lacomba, the Dean of the Valencian College of Biologists, took part in last Thursday’s Special Commission held in the Cortes Valencianas to deal...

Torrevieja invest €1.2m storm tank

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By Andrew Atkinson Torrevieja are to invest 1.2 million euros building a rainwater storm tank under a roundabout in a bid to prevent flooding. Works are...

Mar Menor Green Belt extended to 1500 metres

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Green belt 'Ley del Mar Menor' around the Mar Menor lagoon has been increased to 1500m after concerns about fthe uture of the...

Iberdrola installs three electric charging points in San Fulgencio

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Iberdrola has installed three new recharging points for electric vehicles in San Fulgencio, located on Calle Mar Tirreno, 2. The facilities consist of two double...

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...