“Disappearing” Brits

Torrevieja’s population is continuing to plummet according to official padron figures which show that 15 thousand residents have “disappeared” over the last two years, of which a large proportion are said to be UK citizens. The municipal census figures put Torrevieja’s population at just over 93 thousand, with compared to 108 thousand in June 2014,

Carmen’s Call

An opposition Partido Popular councillor is calling on work to be finished on building a park in the El Chaparral area of Torrevieja, after the project was suspended 15 months ago due to the budget being spent and issues concerning the work contracts. The 40-thousand-square-metre area was being redeveloped by members of the Mediterraneo employment

End In Sight

The largest opposition party, the Socialist PSOE, voted on Sunday to allow Mariano Rajoy’s Partido Popular to rule as a minority government, effectively ending 10 months of stalemate. PSOE leaders decided by a majority at their meeting in Madrid to abstain when Mr Rajoy puts his PP government to an acceptance vote in Parliament. The country

A Tip Too Far

The CLARO political party has said the Orihuela council has been doing nothing to stop the recent increase of illegal waste dump sites around the Orihuela Costa. The grouping has listed a number of offending sites including one in between Calle Duero and the canal, by an asphalt road which is used by vehicles travelling

Remembrance Services

The Royal British Legion Spain North has published the dates of next month’s local remembrance services that will be held across the area organised by the area’s RBL branches. The Torrevieja RBL branch will have their service on Friday November 11th at La Siesta Church beginning at 10.45 am, with people requested to get seated 15 minutes earlier.

You Can’t Make It Up

Partido Popular opposition councillors have called on the Pilar de la Horadada mayor Ignacio Ramos to resign, after an Elche court ruled that the Pilar council will have to pay out two point four million euro to the company involved in a cultural centre project that became a national symbol for mismanagement. In something akin to a comedy film farce,

Safety Call

La Federación de Asociaciones de Orihuela Costa (FAOC) says that a road that goes over the AP-7 is not safe for pedestrians because it hasn’t got a pavement and suffers from poor lighting. The association claims that residents of the Lomas urbanisation at Cabo Roig are taking their life into their hands by walking along

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