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Torrevieja Commemorates International Day for Violence against Women

Torrevieja council held a minute’s silence last Friday in the city’s Plaza de la Constitución, as part of the commemorations of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Council members led by mayor José Manuel Dolón and social welfare councillor, África Celdrán, led the ceremony which included a symbolic release of balloons.

Two People Dead from Inhaling Gas Heater Fumes

Two people have died after a gas leak from a butano-based heater in a village in the province of Albacete. An 18-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man were found dead on Sunday lunchtime in Alborea, having fallen asleep whilst the gas-bottle heater was switched on and inhaled fumes. Firefighters were called as precaution in case the

Young Woman Dies in Fatal Car Accident Near Elche

An 18-year-old Crevillente woman died in a car accident on the AP-7 in the Elche area last Friday evening. She was travelling in a van towards Alicante with two relatives when the vehicle hit the central reservation. She got out of car, but was then run over by a vehicle as she walked into the carriageway.

Santa Pola Tapas Route 2016

Fish is very much on the menu for the annual Tapeix of Santa Pola, with 15 establishments offering a wide variety of seafood for people to try from Thursday December 1st through till Tuesday December 20th. The price of each tapa will be two euro and you can fill up a card if you have visited

Orihuela Council Official Car Caught Speeding

Mystery surrounds who was behind the wheel of Orihuela council’s official car which was clocked speeding at 14 kilometres over the 120 kilometre an hour limit back in October. Opposition socialist PSOE councillor Victor Ruiz this week asked the PP mayor Emilio Bascuñana (pictured) to identify the speeding driver, but the Mayor said he did

Earthquake West of Elche

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A magnitude 3 earthquake was felt near Elche on Wednesday night. The tremor shook at 16:28 with the epicentre was in the town of Hondón De Los Frailes, just to the west of Crevillente, and was felt up to 11 kilometres away. A number of other small tremors have been felt across Spain.

Earthquake West of Elche

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A magnitude 3 earthquake was felt near Elche on Wednesday night. The tremor shook at 16:28 with the epicentre was in the town of Hondón De Los Frailes, just to the west of Crevillente, and was felt up to 11 kilometres away. A number of other small tremors have been felt across Spain.

Earthquake West of Elche

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A magnitude 3 earthquake was felt near Elche on Wednesday night. The tremor shook at 16:28 with the epicentre was in the town of Hondón De Los Frailes, just to the west of Crevillente, and was felt up to 11 kilometres away. A number of other small tremors have been felt across Spain.

Calpe Man Denies Downloading Child Pornography

A British man living on the Northern Costa Blanca has denied downloading child pornography at a trial that started this week at the Alicante Provincial Court. The defendant from Calpe was arrested 12 years ago and accused of possessing obscene images on an external hard drive, and at that time claimed that the material was used to counter the

No News Regarding Torrevieja Boardwalk Improvements

Torrevieja mayor José Manuel Dolón has written to the Alicante Provincial Council to find out why no work has started on the project for improving the boardwalk in the city between Punta Margalla and Avenida de las Habaneras. The project was being funded by Torrevieja council and the Alicante Provincial council and is meant to

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