Tag: Orihuela

Warning over Street Jewellery Robbers

Three Romanians, aged 21 to 30, all residents of Barcelona, have been arrested by the Guardia Civil as suspects for a string of robberies across the country. Their tool of choice… Nail clippers. The gang would carefully select their victims, mostly preying on the elderly or easy targets, approaching them and pretending to know their […]

Orihuela Amongst Worst Polluted Cities

Orihuela is amongst one of the most polluted cities in Spain, according to a report presented by the local socialist group from the findings of environmental group, Ecologists in Action. Orihuela far exceeds the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the quantities of suspended particles from gases, combustion of fuels (mainly diesel vehicles) […]

German Man Dies at La Zenia, Orihuela

A German man in his 60´s died on Monday whilst bathing in the sea of Orihuela´s La Zenia coastline. The incident occurred at around 09:20 on Monday morning, before lifeguards start their daily duties. The body was pulled from the water by a Salvamento Maritimo crew. It is the first recorded drowning on the beaches […]

Cleaver Attack in Orihuela

A woman was arrested in Orihuela this week after she allegedly attacked her 52-year old partner with a meat cleaver. The incident occurred on Thursday when the couple, one Brazilian and the other Spanish who run a bar in the city, apparently had an argument which prompted the attack. The man was taken to hospital, […]

Parents Waiting

No start date has yet been announced by Valencia’s education ministry for the building of a new infant and junior school to replace the “temporary” cabins that have been used by the Colegio Playas de Orihuela situated at the end of the Playa Flamenca market road. The six point six million tender was awarded to

Parents Waiting

No start date has yet been announced by Valencia’s education ministry for the building of a new infant and junior school to replace the “temporary” cabins that have been used by the Colegio Playas de Orihuela situated at the end of the Playa Flamenca market road. The six point six million tender was awarded to

Storm Warning

Hot air wafting in from North Africa and the Saharan desert brought sweltering temperatures that easily averaged 35 degrees on Monday on what turned out to be hottest day of the year so far for most the Costa Blanca and Mar Menor. Parts of Elchehit 40 degrees whilst the mercury level climbed to 37 in

Emergency Date

A tender to finish the uncompleted Emergency Centre at La Zenia is set to be advertised in September, with the aim for work to be finished by the end of next years. The announcement came from the head of the Valencian emergency and safety agency, José María Ángel, who visited the abandoned site at La

N332 MEET RBL

Members from the N332 project attended the Orihuela Costa Branch of the Royal British Legion last week to give their last presentation on road safety before the summer break. There was yet another full house of RBL members and guests Read More …

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