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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...

A CRY FOR HELP FROM A LOCAL BUSINESS

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Fiona Auguy, the owner of Panache Restaurant in Cabo Roig has expressed her disgust at the lack of attention paid by the council to...

San Fulgencio’s ecoturism success

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This activity highlighted natural and cultural heritage in La Escuera area, finishing in a visit to the archaeological site About 30 people were able to...

Canna will transform a garden into a tropical paradise!

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IF you are looking for a tropical paradise, then canna or canna lilies, are the plant for you! Canna will transform a garden into a...

Giant Spanish mackerel plucked from sea by Osprey

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By Andrew Atkinson A Spanish mackerel has been plucked from the sea by an Osprey - as beachgoers looked on in astonishment. A Chief meteorologist said ...

Avispa mamut mammoth wasp – second largest in world – found...

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By Andrew Atkinson Leader Exclusive An Avispa mamut mammoth wasp - or dagger wasp - whose scientific name is Megascolia maculata flavifrons, the largest of...

Banana are not real trees or palm trees

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Banana are not real trees or palm trees - often called banana palms - a perennial herb, with the bird of paradise flowers being...

Aemet warns of temperatures exceeding 40ºC this Wednesday

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There is an orange warning for the period around mid day due to suffocating temperatures. The heat that we are experiencing in recent days...

Angels Trumpet a ‘show-stopper’ – but toxic!

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The Angels Trumpet is a 'show-stopper' with their hanging bugle-shaped flowers of the angel's trumpet, depicting colours of white, peach, pink, orange, or yellow. Grown,...

3.1 EARTHQUAKE HITS MONTESINOS

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By Andrew Atkinson in Los Montesinos TWO earthquakes hit Los Montesinos and surrounding areas on Saturday morning at 5.51am.  The first 'quake that registered 3.1...

Helicopter, Bomberos and police attend fire in Montesinos

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By Andrew Atkinson Leader exclusive A fire broke out in fields on the La Herrada urbanisation in Los Montesinos today with billowing black hitting the...

Owlet recovering at Santa Faz – thanks to Montesinos police

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By Andrew Atkinson An Owlet with an injured wing found in Los Montesinos is recovering at the Santa Faz recovery centre in Alicante - thanks...