Tag: Orihuela

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

Orihuela Police Clamp Down on Drugged Up Drivers

Orihuela police checks on drugged-drivers yielded 17 people driving at two check points on the coast and in Orihuela city on a training day for officers. The points had been introduced to help the local police through the training process of detecting motorists who are driving when they shouldn’t be, and they produced a high

Worker Injured in Roof Fall

A 44-year old man suffered serious injuries in Almoradi on Tuesday when he fell to the ground from a roof that he was working on. The five metre fall happened at around 9.00 am on Calle Perpetuo Socorro when part of the roof collapsed. After initial on-site treatment, the labourer was taken to the Vega

Sierra Escalona to Become a Protected Park After 30 Years of Campaigning

After 30 years of campaigning, the first formal move to make the Sierra Escalona a protected natural park has been put into motion, according to Julia Alvaro of Valencia’s environment department. Speaking to municipal representatives and environmentalists from the local authority areas that the Sierra Escalona covers (Orihuela, San Miguel, and Pilar), Alvaro stated that it

All Change in Almoradi Politics

It’s almost certainly all-change for Almoradi council this Monday, with the Partido Popular set to regain control of the authority, which it lost in the May 2015 local elections. The right of centre PP, with the help of the Ciudadanos centrist party, has put forward a censure motion over the socialist PSOE-led administration under mayor Jaime

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