TRIAL BEGINS ON TUESDAY FOR ORIHUELA BUSINESSMAN FENOLL

Tuesday sees perhaps one of the most famous businessmen in Orihuela, Ángel Fenoll, stand trial in court number 3 of Orihuela, along with 17 other people, accused of falsifying accounts between 2002 and 2004, with the sole aim of avoiding tax.
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ORIHUELA GRID REPLACEMENT SCHEME

The Councillor for Infrastructure in Orihuela, Victor Ruiz, has announced that the company which manages the drinking water supply in the municipality, Hidraqua, are investing around 100,000 euro in order to replace about 100 old grids which are known … Read More …

TORREVIEJA BEACH BAR TENDER OPEN

Councillor for the Environment in Torrevieja, Francisco Moreno, has announced the publication in the Official Gazette of the Province the details of the tender process for running the chiringuito beach bars in the city.
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WASTE DISPOSAL COSTS INCREASED BY SIXTY PERCENT IN TORREVIEJA

The contract for collecting household waste, street and beach cleaning will cost Torrevieja city council 16.3 million euro per year, an increase of 60% since the contract was first awarded 10 years ago.
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ALICANTE RECEIVED 70 MILLION FOR POWER IMPROVEMENTS

According to data released this week by the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Tourism and Employment, the province of Alicante received a total of 70 million euro to improve the electricity and gas networks in the province during 2013.
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EARTHQUAKE OFF SANTA POLA COAST

A minor 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded with a epicentre off the coast of Santa Pola on Tuesday afternoon, causing a slight rumble to properties on the land mass.
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FOREIGN SPANISH LEARNERS RECEIVE DIPLOMAS

On Tuesday, attendees of Torrevieja´s Spanish language course for foreigners received their diplomas, after undergoing a course of 40 hours tuition, thanks to collaboration between the town hall and the Asociación de Voluntarios con Inicia… Read More …

TORREVIEJA CREMATORIUM FACES GRAVE COMPLAINTS

Torrevieja courts are investigating a series of alleged irregularities that may have taken place at the crematorium in the city, currently run by the company Grupo ASV, the fifth largest mortuary in the Valencia region.
It is alleged that freezers in … Read More …

TORREVIEJA LOOK SET TO EXTEND CEMETERY

The ruling political group of Torrevieja, the Partido Popular, intend to table a motion in the next plenary meeting that will see a mass of land near to the municipal cemetery have its classification changed in the Plan General, which will subsequently… Read More …

POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS CROCODILES SEIZED

The environmental and animal welfare group of the Guardia Civil, SEPRONA, have seized two crocodiles and three snakes from a travelling circus in the Extremaruda town of Fresnedoso de Ibor.
The crocodiles were Crocodylus niloticus, more commonly known… Read More …

TORREVIEJA MAYOR MEETS WITH WASTE WORKERS

Workers involved in street cleaning and waste disposal in Torrevieja attended a meeting this week, in which the mayor of the city, Eduardo Dolón, attempted to reassure them that their jobs are safe, irrespective of the recent plans to split the … Read More …

PROTESTERS SAY NEW WASTE PLANT SHOULD BE BUILT ON THE COAST

Organisers claimed that almost 3000 people attended the rally on Sunday to protest against the construction of a new landfill site in Albatera, situated adjacent to a populated area in an area of natural beauty. A police spokesman, however, suggested t… Read More …