MORE AIRPORT HOME SOUNDPROOFING

The Spanish airport authority, AENA, has plans to soundproof another 500 homes during this year, most of which are in the vicinity of the Alicante-Elche airport and its flight paths.
This latest announcement adds to the 2,001 properties already sound…

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BUS TO ORIHUELA OUTLET FAIR

Further details will be released next week, but given the initial response to the potential provision of a bus service to Orihuela for the upcoming Tapas Route, the town hall are planning to offer a bus service on the Saturday, during the daytime, from…

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RENFE BUYING FORTY NEW TRAINS

The Minister for Public Works, Ana Pastor, has announced that Spanish train operator RENFE are planning to purchase forty new trains between now and 2018, thirty of which will be high speed models.
According to a statement from the ministry, the aim o…

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CLIFFS AND ROADS IN ORIHUELA COSTA NEWS

A specialist company that deals with rock and Cliff face retention has visited the Orihuela Costa this week, with a view to firming up the potentially dangerous, though natural Cliff face at Cala Capitan. A number of large rocks had fallen onto the pat…

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PREPARING FOR RAIN

In anticipation of the expected annual rainy season, work and preparation has begun around the Torrevieja and Orihuela coastline, to try to alleviate the potential risk of flooding after one of the hottest summers in decades threatens the worst floods …

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THE DARK SIDE OF TOURISM

With two separate events in the planning, one a covert nightmare that has haunted residents for years, the other a dream of a local business group looking to take control and cash in on the growing phenomenon, not only have the residents of the Orihuel…

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MORE HOUSES COMING TO THE ORIHUELA COSTA

In addition to the 167 homes we reported to have been licensed for construction on the Orihuela Costa at the start of this month, the municipal spokesperson, Carolina Gracia, has this week announced another 22 homes approved for construction.
There wi…

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CHIRINGUITOS DEL SOL ARE GO!

At the end of last week and into the weekend, an army of workers took to the beaches of Orihuela Costa, to start building the beach bars and relaxation areas that will be available throughout the summer.
After controversy, complaint, threats and discu…

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