ORIHUELA MAYOR RETURNS TO THE HELM

The Mayor of Orihuela Monserrate Guillén of the Los Verdes green party, has returned to lead the municipality this week after months off sick following serious heart surgery.
In his first public address on Wednesday, he thanked the acting mayo…

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UNIQUE JOB PROSPECTS IN BENIDORM ANIMAL PARK

A hundred jobs are on offer at a new holiday resort set to open in Benidorm, where guests are surrounded by lions and tigers and bears. Okay, maybe not bears, but certainly other forms of wildlife.
Ten million euro has been invested in creating the M…

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BUSES PROVIDED TO SEMANA SANTA IN ORIHUELA

Once again the town hall of Orihuela Costa has arranged for a special bus service to link the coast with the city in order for coastal residents to visit this year´s Easter celebrations of Semana Santa.
The first bus will run on Maundy Thursday…

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ORIHUELA JOINS EARTH HOUR

Orihuela city will be joining in with the global phenomenon known as Earth Hour this year, making a gesture towards highlighting the need to raise awareness of the fragility of the planet and combat global warming.
Earth Hour began in 2007, in an ini…

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ORIHUELA PP STILL FRAGMENTED

The provincial Partido Popular group in Alicante are working to ensure the expulsion of the six members of the local PP in Orihuela who refused to vote in an anti corruption motion.
The provincial secretary of the PP, José Juan Zaplana, has co…

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PEDRO MANCEBO WILL NOT STAND FOR CLR ELECTION

The spokesperson for the liberal CLr party of Orihuela, Pedro Mancebo, has announced this week that he will not be on the list of candidates to contest the elections in May, and will not be standing as a candidate to govern in the next political term….

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SUPREME COURT DISMISSED DRUNK DRIVER DEATH APPEAL

The Court in Alicante has dismissed the appeal of a drunk driver who killed a woman in a crash in 2010 on the N-332 in El Campello.
According to the judgement issued this week by the Supreme Court, the Tribunal Superior de Justicia Valenciano (TSJCV)…

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NEW HEALTH CENTRE NUMBERS

Many people who have tried to use the service may already be aware, but a number of telephone numbers for local clinics have changed over recent weeks.
The new numbers for the health centres affected are:

Torre de la Horadada: 966 748 420

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SERIOUS CRASH AT NOTORIOUS JUNCTION

Officers from the Guardia Civil attended a crash at a notorious junction on the CV903 between Daya Vieja and Formentera on Thursday, after yet another collision resulted in serious injuries.
Two vehicles collided at the junction, with one being force…

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