Tagged: Elche

PAINTING THE BINS

Already the home to an international exhibition of street art along the Vinalopó River, Elche is set to see more colourful creations along the streets, as part of a campaign to offer street artists the opportunity to paint the recycling bins in…

MASTERS SWIMMING IN ELCHE

This weekend “Club Natacion Torrevieja” Masters competed in the “2nd Masters Timed Control” in the Community of Alicante.
The competition brought together 153 masters from 22 clubs across the region at the 50 m pool in Elche. E…

FIVE INJURED IN ELCHE ROUNDABOUT CRASHES

Five people were injured in a two bizarre crashes on roundabouts in Elche on Monday, occurring within hours of each other and close proximity.
The first crash occurred at around 4 in the morning when a car heading towards Elche on the Santa Pola road…

TORRY HAMMERED IN AWFUL DISPLAY

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Having played so well in their last 4 outings on the road, Torry deservedly took a nosedive against an impressive Torre Levante outfit, which also completed a double for the side from north Valencia, who in …

THE EYESORE OF ADVERTISING

Despite threats and action against their sometimes illegal and often ugly practices, the emergence of guerrilla marketing techniques along the Orihuela Costa areas seems to be exploding once more.
This week, a number of residents living near to the L…

THE EYESORE OF BILLBOARD ADVERTISING

Despite threats and action against their sometimes illegal and often ugly practices, the emergence of guerrilla marketing techniques along the Orihuela Costa areas seems to be exploding once more.
This week, a number of residents living near to the L…

TRAGIC MURDERS IN EL ALTET

A man in his 70´s has reportedly committed suicide after first killing his former partner and her sister, it is alleged.
The incident occurred in the Elche town of El Altet at round noon on Monday, with the Judicial Police now investigation the…

TORREVIEJA STATUS LOSS CONFIRMED

According to the latest official data released by the Spanish national statistics institute, Torrevieja ended 2014 with 91,415 residents.
It was in June of last year that that we first reported the threat to the population statistics of Torrevieja, a…

NO ORIHUELA CENSURE MOTION THIS TERM

The hopes and dreams of some Orihuela politicians will not be realised this Christmas, as it has now been confirmed as seemingly impossible for the censure motion to overthrow the government to take place.
The courts in Elche have called the two coun…

PILOT ACQUITTED IN SUITCASE CASE

A court in Elche has acquitted a pilot who was accused of stealing a loaded suitcase near to Alicante-Elche airport in 2013.
In October of 2013, a Dutch couple who had rented a car at the airport were stopped by another vehicle blocking their path. A …

SOLAR POWER COMING TO ELCHE

Elche will provide the home to Spain´s latest photovoltaic solar power plant.
The 250 megawatt generating power house, more than double the original 100 megawatt planned plant, will be constructed in spring at Finca de la Marquesa, on the Elche…

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