Tag: Orihuela Costa

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

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

Battle to Save Cala Mosca Enters Decisive Phase

The developer, planning to build 1,500 new houses and apartments on this last kilometre of open, green land on Orihuela Costa, is desperate to get final approval from the Valencia government.   Thanks to the intervention of C.L.A.R.O. and the support of the European Parliament, several years ago, he was obliged to delay building in order

Extra Cleaning Performed on Orihuela Costa Rubbish Containers

The cleaning of rubbish containers across the Orihuela Costa has been significantly improved with a major programme, claims Orihuela council. Road cleaning councillor Dámaso Aparicio said this week that the “service had been considerably improved after demands from local residents over the years”. Three extra staff members have been brought in, according to Aparicio, which

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