Category: Orihuela

Scrap Yard fire in Orihuela

Firefighters from the Alicante Provincial Fire Consortium battled a fire in a scrap yard that burned around 2,000 square metres of scrapped vehicles in the town of El Escorratel, Orihuela (Alicante) on Thursday. The…

Orihuela Police Research Pirate Taxis

Orihuela local police, along with colleagues from other forces and interested parties, have been taking part in a seminar offering information and advice regarding so-called “pirate” taxis. Unlicensed vehicles doing frequent “airport runs” are…

Saving Cala Mosca – European Parliament Keeps Hopes Alive

From the C.L.A.R.O. Press Office: At a decisive moment when the Developer is determined to get the final green light to build 1,500 new houses on this last kilometre of virgin coastline, the European Parliament Petitions Committee has intervened to safeguard the interests of environment protection. The previous intervention of the European Parliament in 2012,

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It’s Paddy’s Day!

The countdown is on for the annual St.Patrick’s Day parade on the Orihuela Costa, based at Cabo Roig. Friday March 17th will see the second-biggest celebratory St. Patrick’s parade in Europe, after Dublin, with around 10 thousand people expected to enjoy the fun and games. The entertainment will start just after noon, with TKO FM

Orihuela Can´t Afford Flood Coastal Prevention

A plan to stop flooding on the Orihuela Costa caused by heavy storms has been produced by water company Hidraqua, but Orihuela council can’t afford to pay for it. A 12-strong set of proposals was unveiled this week at a presentation involving Hidraqua and council officials, with Orihuela infrastructure councillor, Juan Ignacio López-Bas (pictured on

Vega Baja Steps Up Promoting the Area to Tourists

“There’s a lot more to the Vega Baja area than just beaches” is the message that local councils are saying in a new move to attract more tourists to explore the inland attractions of the area when they come on holiday.  Orihuela council hosted a meeting of representatives of 27 councils which included  Torrevieja, Pilar

Orihuela Police Clamp Down on Drugged Up Drivers

Orihuela police checks on drugged-drivers yielded 17 people driving at two check points on the coast and in Orihuela city on a training day for officers. The points had been introduced to help the local police through the training process of detecting motorists who are driving when they shouldn’t be, and they produced a high

Orihuela Residents Seek Explanation of Road Closure

Residents in the Las Filipinas area of the Orihuela Costa are trying to discover why a seemingly public road has been blocked. Whereas the situation has similarities to the closing of a public walkway in Cabo Roig, where residents of an urbanisation decided to close off access, this closure has potentially dangerous consequences as the […]

Unidentified Knocked Down Dog Serves as a Reminder

Orihuela local police have taken to social networks to remind pet owners of the importance of having their animals microchipped. The reminder came about after officers were called to an incident on Wednesday morning in the La Murada area of the municipality, where a dog had been knocked down by a car. Several drivers assisted