EXPAT residents are being encouraged to get involved in local politics in order to make positive changes to their community.
Orihuela Costa’s councillor for the Coast, Martina Scheurer, said more international residents are needed to make changes where needed. “I think people need to realise a bit of participation, but not by protesting, is the way to make progress,” she said. “Get more involved through the correct channels.
Cllr Scheurer advised that whatever party you are involved with, look at the election candidate list to ensure there is a reasonable chance you could actually get elected, or there are local residents high up on the list that will act in the best interests of the area.
Speaking about news of the eco-park’s permanent location at Lomas de Cabo Roig, Cllr Scheurer said there is still hope for residents opposed to the plans.