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Costa Blanca mayors praised for their ‘leadership locomotive’ promoting €227m direct rail link into Spain’s Orihuela Costa

BOTH Orihuela and Torrevieja mayors have come together to promote a rail link project direct into the coastal part of the region.

Question mark over plans for new €6 million health centre in expat area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

PLANS for a second Orihuela Costa medical centre are in serious doubt after it was confirmed, as expected, that Torrevieja area health...

Manchester torture and blackmail gang member on run from police is arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A FUGITIVE named as one of Britain's 'most wanted' criminals, has been arrested by the Guardia Civil on the Costa Blanca.

Extra meetings and hotline set up as council overwhelmed by Brits wanting official residency in Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City had to arrange for a second information session as they were overwhelmed by Brits wanting to apply for Spanish residencia.

BUSTED: Champagne-swilling multinational drug gang of 12 dealing on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The two gang leaders, men aged 23 and 28, installed security systems and CCTV at each location, and even supplied their ‘tenants’ with gyms to keep fit

Two more refugee boats intercepted off Costa Blanca as migration continues through pandemic

MIGRANTS continue in their attempts to land on the Spanish mainland, with two more boats intercepted yesterday, September 23.

Tourists recognised for contribution towards ‘positive’ results after summer season closes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA Council closed the 2020 Summer Season this week and looked back over a very challenging time. The Councillor...

European beach handball tournament returns to resort popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA is to host the “Arena 1000” beach handball tournament for the next three years. ARENA HANDBALL:...

Surfers get a welcome break with a designated beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAFE surfing has been given a boost on the southern Costa Blanca with a specially designated area. Cala Cerrada...

Residents fume over rubbish piling up in tourist area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA residents have slammed the local council for letting rubbish pile up high on some of their streets.

Free Outdoor cinema programme launched for families on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PROGRAMME of Summer Cinema is due to start in Orihuela Costa, on the popular Costa Blanca. Different neighbourhoods...

“Smart” camera system uses bathers’ body temperatures to monitor density of 11 beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Orihuela Costa has launched a hi-tech system that measures the density of its 11 beaches by using cameras that don’t even...

Tourists turned away by police from packed beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The beach had quickly reached its capacity under the strict social distancing rules in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Husband dies after elderly couple pulled from rough seas off popular Costa Blanca beach

Strong easterly winds up to 21km/h will continue this week until Friday

Costa Blanca resort get more prestigious awards but local mayor hints that there is more to tourism than beaches

ORIHUELA Costa has been presented with a Qualitur flag in recognition of high standards on the area’s beaches. Popular...

Tourist beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca sees return of venomous stinger which cleared local waters last year

No other sightings have been reported so far and no warnings have been issued by local authorities

11 more beaches to open on Spain’s Costa Blanca from next week

ORIHUELA will follow Guardamar in opening its beaches from June 8. The 11 beaches that form Orihuela Costa have...

Terrace tax suspended to help hospitality recover during coronavirus de-escalation period on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has decided that bars and cafes are now exempt from paying the additional tax for using pavements for their...

Clean-up starts for blocked flood defence system in Spain’s Costa Blanca

NINE months after storms and floods devastated huge areas of the Costa Blanca, one of the area’s main flood defences is to...

Cops’ leave CANCELLED to increase checkpoints on routes to coastal areas ahead of partial de-escalation in Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has reported all Local Police must come to work and guarantee strict compliance of new lock-down rules, this Bank...

Orihuela council in Spain’s Alicante clarifies chaos and confusion – beaches are CLOSED!

ORIHUELA City Council has issued a stern communication to citizens that it’s Costa Blanca beaches remain CLOSED. This comes...

IN PICS: Volunteers from public and private sectors ‘show solidarity’ by making 6,000 meals in THREE days for Costa...

SCORES of volunteer chefs, restaurants, hotels and council staff have been recognised for their efforts helping the needy during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Costa Blanca cops keep confined kids content with lock-down learning literature

ORIHUELA Policia Local have produced two activity books to help stimulate the minds of children during lock-down. The books...

Open invite to one of the world’s Top 10 St Patrick’s Day Celebrations – here on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA hosts one of the biggest St Patrick’s Day Celebrations in the entire world, and Olive Press readers have an open...

WATCH: Dozens of expats lead the way after Costa Blanca council sends out urgent plea for help in beach...

BRITISH and Irish expats, along with this newspaper, lead the way yesterday morning after Orihuela Costa council called out for volunteers to...

SAFETY FIRST: Emergency staff to flood Costa Blanca streets for annual food festival

ORIHUELA’S Medieval Market will be a lot safer, this weekend, thanks to additional staff on hand to deal with emergency events.

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