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Free surfing and canoeing lessons start at beaches popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE MILD out of season climate on Orihuela Costa means the region popular with expats and Spanish alike can enjoy a ‘Winter Beach’ programme. Starting...

Vaccination centre closes its doors with 90% of local teenagers jabbed against Covid-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA’S El Escorratel social centre has now packed away vaccination equipment and returned to its traditional function, after immunising 90% of local people aged...

EU to fund €3m eco tourism projects for region popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA is to reap the benefit of Spain’s EU membership by taking advantage of a €3m fund for sustainable tourism in the area. European...

Controversial housing development allowed on ‘virgin’ stretch of the Costa Blanca in Spain

ORIHUELA council has voted for controversial plans to build 2,274 homes at Cala Mosca. The area has been described as the last 'virgin' beach area...

Sailing club joins council in promoting local recycling campaign on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A COSTA BLANCA sailing club is helping Orihuela City Council with their “Choose Recycle” campaign. The Dehesa de Campoamor Nautical Club has joined the plastic...

Dramatic solar energy prediction for Spain’s Costa Blanca if majority of homes install panels

ALMOST 99% of the Valencian Community's electricity could end up being generated by domestic solar panels according to a survey conducted by renewable...

Which towns melted most this weekend in Vega Baja area of Spain’s Costa Blanca?

AS PARTS of Andalucia reached unprecedented temperatures of over 47ºC, Costa Blanca South also suffered. Orihuela registered the highest temperature in the Vega Baja on...

New €55,000 skate park promises to be the first of three in popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOT on the wheels of a high-profile Olympic debut for skateboarding, Orihuela City has just opened a dedicated new facility. The new park is nine...

Clean and sober summer promoted to young in popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA’S Health Department, that covers popular expat areas like Villamartin and Orihuela Costa, has launched a campaign targeted at the young to cut out...

500% increase for intensive care admissions ahead of Spain’s holiday season on Costa Blanca South

COVID cases have seen a worrying spike in the Vega Baja regions of the Costa Blanca, on the eve of Spain’s traditional summer break. Both...

Dual carriageway for a busy Costa Blanca tourist road in Spain is announced 14 years after original plans were...

€30 million will be spent on major changes to the CV-95 between Orihuela City and San Miguel de Salinas on the southern Costa Blanca. It's...

Ancient building comes under public ownership after council saves tower on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN ANCIENT building in Orihuela has now become part of their Municipal Heritage project, after it was purchased for €75,000. The Embergoñes Tower (or Traitor’s...

Moors & Christians Festival makes triumphant return in week of events on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FESTIVALS return to the Vega Baja area of Costa Blanca on Saturday, as the ‘Moors & Christians’ event kicks off in Orihuela. Lasting until the...

Colour-coordinated bins installed at playgrounds to help kids with recycling on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA has now installed 68 colour-coordinated bins to help promote and simplify recycling throughout the city. Children’s play-parks in the area will feature the bright...

Dog agility park costing over €17k to be installed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA is to spend almost 18,000 euros on a dog agility course for the city. Planned for Avenida Doctor Gómez Pardo Ródenas, in the city’s...

City proclaims “Orihuela loves you” on International Pride Day on Spain’s Costa Blanca

INTERNATIONAL Pride Day is being celebrated throughout the Vega Baja region today, June 28, and the area’s largest city wants to shout, “Orihuela loves...

Rise in house and apartment occupations in Spain

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Free Festival announced showing off the young musical talent of Spain’s Costa Blanca

MUSIC is top of the agenda at the first "Orihuela Music Fest" later this month, bringing together promising youngsters of the municipality. Orihuela’s Councillor for...

Valencia’s municipality with the most – Orihuela collects 13 Blue Flags for its beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA collected its 13 Blue Flags from the Valencian government this week, making it the municipality with the most awards for its beaches...

55-year-old Costa Blanca pervert in Spain ‘groomed’ boy aged under 14 to meet for sex

A 55-year-old Orihuela pervert was stopped from hooking up for sex with a boy aged under 14 after the Policia Nacional tracked down his...

Police investigate over 500 crimes of fly-tipping in “impossible” problem on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA is suffering from an ongoing problem of rubbish-dumping throughout the municipality’s streets. In the year and eight months since the storms and flooding of...

Zoom conferences to be held on post-Brexit issues just for British expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO online advisory talks aimed specifically at foreign residents are being organised by Orihuela City Council in June. The first will deal with ‘Post Brexit’...

Benidorm and other major Costa Blanca cities get ready for the busiest weekend of the year

MAJOR centres across the Costa Blanca are stepping up their security measures this weekend in anticipation of a big influx of visitors. Alicante, Benidorm, Denia...

‘EXTREMELY VIOLENT’ drug dealer is arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca after he tried to kill a customer

DNA analysis has helped police arrest a man branded as 'extremely violent' in Crevillente. The 37-year-old drug dealer is accused of trying to kill a...

One vaccination station handling over 17,000 jabs for 18 different municipalities on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA’S Bernardo Ruiz Pavilion, in the Vega Baja region of Costa Blanca, continues to be a point of mass vaccination serving 18 municipalities in...

City prepares for the inevitable mosquito invasion following wet weather on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA, in Costa Blanca’s vega baja region, is preparing for the inevitable mosquito invasion following the recent wet spell. The city’s Department of the Environment...

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