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Earth tremor gives Torrevieja a gentle shake

A SMALL earth tremor was felt on Sunday (August 30) in Vega Baja, especially in the area of Torrevieja, according to the National Geographic Institute. The earthquake was registered at 5.21pm, measuring 1.8 points on the Richter scale, with its epicentre in the Torrevieja bay. Low intensity earth tremors such…

Group speaks out on pylons built in Costa Blanca playgrounds

THE anti-corruption platform known as Defensa de la Huerta has listed several places in which electricity pylons have been erected in areas such as children’s playgrounds or central parks where people do physical activity. The group says that such constructions are unacceptable. The main areas they have mentioned are: Lo…

Playa Babilonia closed down

A 640-METRE stretch of Guardamar del Segura’s Babilonia beach has been cordoned off and shut down. The beach’s entrance displays a sign which reads “keep out” and explains that the area has been found to be “dangerous for swimming and walking.” The town council closed down the beach on Monday…

Black market rentals are hurting jobs in Alicante

THE best summer in the last 10 years of Costa Blanca’s tourism history won’t bring the financial benefit the area would expect due to the alleged large amount of unregulated flats and houses being rented out, said a report in Spanish Daily Informacion. This problem is worsened by the ‘all-inclusive’…

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Thousands of lightning bolts cause blazes in Murcia

MORE than 10,000 lightning bolts hit Spain on Monday (August 31), according to the Spanish Meteorology Agency. Many hit the region of Murcia, causing several fires. In total, according to the information provided by the 112 emergency services, the fire brigade had to extinguish four blazes in Lorca, Totana, Carrascoy…

Ministry sends its spy in the sky over Alicante

MORE than 16 municipalities in Alicante Province are currently under the Finance Ministry's scrutiny to find properties which fail to pay the land tax (IBI). The new BOE (National Official Bulletin) announced that the surveillance would once again be intensified when the summer season ended. The most recent bulletin includes…

Plans to attract cruises to Alicante

THE Tourism Department has announced that a new strategy will be followed to attract more cruise liners to Alicante Province. The Head of the Department, Eduardo Dolon, explained that the aim was to make the province known at an international level by promoting all the local ports and helping them…

Health campaign continues at Torrevieja Hospital

TORREVIEJA Hospital will continue with its ‘healthy habits’ campaign following the summer. More than 18,000 people have already received advice in the shopping centres of Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa. The campaign which they have planned will be aimed at all sectors of the population. The Sports Department will carry out…

Jet2 cancels Edinburgh to Murcia route

BUDGET AIRLINE Jet2 has made a sudden decision to cancel all of its Edinburgh to Murcia San Javier airport flights with effect from October 25, despite have taken bookings for 2016. The airport is very close to the La Manga Club, which boasts such well-known guests as Scotland football manager…

Neighbours’ patience snaps in La Boatella

VALENCIA CITY’S Local Police opened proceedings against the alleged owners of irregularly-rented tourist apartments. Two properties were closed following an inspection prompted by complaints from the La Boatella residents’ association. One owner also faces prosecution for an illegal connection to the electricity supply and misuse of shared services. Both apartments…

K9 animal rescue organisation needs homes and help

K9 is an animal rescue organisation which has operated in the Valencia Region for many years.   It is a fully legal, non-profit making organisation run by a dedicated team of volunteers who feel strongly about animal welfare and who work hard to rescue, care for and re-home animals. They…

Sex in the City, Torrevieja goes viral

THE Guardia Civil has identified the two young lovers allegedly caught having sex in a square in Torrevieja, whose antics were filmed by a passer-by and broadcast via social media. The police identified and reported the two young men who apparently got carried away with their passion and had sex…
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