Bats – Good or Evil?

A guided walk is offered through the La Mata Natural Park (Torrevieja, Alicante), looking at bats in their natural environment. Are they good, or are they evil? Bats have sometimes been the victims of bad press, through films depicting them as blood-thirsty night creatures, but sometimes a symbol of good against evil, albeit with the …

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Bats – Good or Evil?

A guided walk is offered through the La Mata Natural Park (Torrevieja, Alicante), looking at bats in their natural environment. Are they good, or are they evil? Bats have sometimes been the victims of bad press, through films depicting them as blood-thirsty night creatures, but sometimes a symbol of good against evil, albeit with the …

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An Evening Stroll through La Mata Natural Park

Health is not only the absence of illness, but a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. There are many personal, social, economic and environmental factors that determine the health status of a person, and in this guided walk through the natural park of La Mata, the organisers hope to make you a little …

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Day of Clean Seas Awareness at Santa Pola

The Alicante town of Santa Pola is joining in with a UN Environment campaign, #MaresLimpios (#CleanSeas), which had the aim of involving governments, the public in general, and businesses, in the fight against marine litter. The overall aim of the campaign was to transform habits, practices, standards and policies around the world to dramatically reduce …

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Calls to Save Water as Reserves Remain Low

Water reservoirs in the Valencian Community are at the some of the lowest levels in the whole of Spain with its reservoirs at 30% and 34% of its capacity in the Segura and Júcar basins respectively, according to the latest data from embalses.net. Meanwhile, in the rest of the Iberian Peninsula there are places where …

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Ambulance Strike across Valencia a ‘Success’

Union officials representing ambulance workers have described the first day of an indefinite strike as a “success”. The unions have called the protest in demand of a fair collective agreement, before the “repeated breach” of the commitments made by the employers of the sector, the improvement of working conditions and risk prevention, as well as …

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Flying between Manchester and Spain? Beware of these new charges!

If you´re flying between Spain and Manchester in the U.K., you might not be aware that the airport is about to start charging all vehicles dropping passengers off at the terminal building.   The airport says that the aim is to try and relieve “crippling congestion” around the terminal buildings and have set up a …

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Major Anticorruption Case Reveals Potential Traffic Signal Fraud

Almost 600 officers from the National Police are involved in an investigation linked to municipal councils installing traffic systems, including traffic lights, radar controls and others. The investigation has led officers to look into councils run by different political bodies in Madrid, Asturias, Castilla y León, Aragón, Andalucía, Comunidad Valenciana and Cataluña. So far, the …

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Three Arrested in Torrevieja after Crime Spree

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested three people for being part of a criminal organisation, suspected of being responsible for up to 16 thefts from shops in less than a week. The group, who lived together in the same house in Torrevieja, targeted stores in Elche, Orihuela Costa, Sant Vicent del Raspeig and Alicante, …

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