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Keep Orihuela Costa Streets Clean for Easter!

The streets around the Orihuela Costa are getting an extra cleaning push, ahead of the big influx of Easter tourists, according to Orihuela council’s cleaning councillor, Dámaso Aparicio. At an on-site inspection on Monday, Aparicio claimed that extra equipment had been brought in to make sure that litter was being cleared, and he also appealed

Orihuela Costa Beaches All Cleaned Up Ready for Easter Visitors

Orihuela council says that beaches on the Orihuela Costa will be clean and ready for the Easter season, with the removal of debris caused by the winter storms set to have been completed this week.   Beaches and coastal councillor Luisa Boné and cleaning councillor Dámaso Aparicio are pictured checking out the progress of work,

Las Ramblas Golfer Injured After Falling Down High Slope

A 69-year-old golfer on the Las Ramblas course on the Orihuela Costa had an unscheduled end to his round last Friday, after he fell down a seven-metre high slope. The man, said to be of Danish nationality, had to be rescued by a Torrevieja fire crew, who used a ladder to carry him to safety. He was taken

Orihuela Costa Local Police to Receive Three New Patrol Cars

Eight new cars are to be leased by Orihuela’s local police over the next three years at a cost of 380 thousand euros. The Nissan Qashqai vehicles come with a full maintenance deal, and three of the cars will be based in the Orihuela Costa area. The vehicles were paid on display at Orihuela City’s

And the Rain Came Down Again

Rain and high winds returned to lash the area for the third time in three months, after last week’s unseasonably mild weather broke on Sunday evening to bring another taste of misery across Alicante Province and the Mar Menor. Alicante City saw the third highest rainfall in a single day since comprehensive records started to

Processionary Caterpillar Nest Being Removed from Orihuela Costa

Processionary caterpillar nests are being removed across the Orihuela municipality, with most of the nests being found on the Orihuela Costa. The Courier has previously published details of the harm that caterpillars can do to pets and to young children, with Orihuela’s environment councillor, Miguel Ángel Fernández, saying that the work is being carried out

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Local Groups Protest in Playa Flamenca against Cala Mosca Development Plans

Up to three hundred people took part in a demonstration at the Playa Flamenca promenade last weekend, against plans to build 1,500 houses at Cala Mosca on the Orihuela Costa. Sunday’s protest was organised by local neighbourhood and political groups, and came on the back of last week’s news (as previously reported by The Courier)

Saving Cala Mosca – European Parliament Keeps Hopes Alive

From the C.L.A.R.O. Press Office: At a decisive moment when the Developer is determined to get the final green light to build 1,500 new houses on this last kilometre of virgin coastline, the European Parliament Petitions Committee has intervened to safeguard the interests of environment protection. The previous intervention of the European Parliament in 2012,

Calls to Cala Mosca Protest

Orihuela Costa-based neighbourhood groups have called for a demonstration at Playa Flamenca promenade this Sunday morning against plans for a controversial 1,500 home development at Cala Mosca, which they claim would destroy an area of key environmental importance. The protest, which is scheduled to start at 11.30am next to the Correos office, follows Tuesday’s appearance

Orihuela Can´t Afford Flood Coastal Prevention

A plan to stop flooding on the Orihuela Costa caused by heavy storms has been produced by water company Hidraqua, but Orihuela council can’t afford to pay for it. A 12-strong set of proposals was unveiled this week at a presentation involving Hidraqua and council officials, with Orihuela infrastructure councillor, Juan Ignacio López-Bas (pictured on

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