COASTAL COUNCILLOR TO LEAVE POLITICS

The current councillor for the Orihuela Costa, Martina Scheurer of the Los Verdes green party, has announced that she will not be standing in the next elections in May.
The move will not only mean the end of a councillor that many have seen as both p…

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION INITIATIVES SPREADING

Last weekend saw the latest census on marine wildlife conducted along the Valencia coastline, with ornithologists from across the region coming together to monitor and report their findings on a day that presented calm conditions and good visibility.

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ORIHUELA GREEN NEWS

GREEN SHOOTS ON THE ORIHUELA COSTA
The Orihuela Costa will soon become the home for around a hundred new shrubs, after the town hall applied for them as part of the day of the tree celebrations later this month. The regional government had asked for …

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NEW SOLAR PLANT LOOKING FOR LOCAL WORKERS

The municipal government of Elche has signed a collaboration agreement with the company set to build the new solar power plant next to Alicante-Elche airport, in order to guarantee that jobs for workers to build the site will be sourced from the local…

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ICONIC WATER PIPES SUFFER SECOND BURST

Just a month after thousands of litres of water burst out from the Tajo-Segura water pipes in Orihuela, another burst this week has amplified the problem as thousands more litres spewed out from a second burst.
Neighbours living near to the pipe noti…

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COASTAL TRAIN PLANS REVISITED

The Spanish government may revive the proposed “Tren de la Costa” investment program that would see the rail network expanded through parts of the Costa Blanca.
The Ministry of Infrastructure has submitted plans for a feasibility study to …

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