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Day: May 12, 2018

Torrevieja will have two beaches for dogs by this summer

Temporary locations have been chosen until a public consultation is held to decide a definitive site Councillors Javier Manzanares and Víctor Ferrándezhave announced that before the summer Torrevieja will have two beaches where animals are allowed to swim. The two places, Punta Margalla and Cala del Moro will be adapted as a provisional measure until a definitive location is chosen in a referendum of residents on the same day as the municipal elections in May 2019. Ferrández noted that this will actually be the first time the people of Torrevieja have been consulted in this way. He explained all...

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Four months without any council meetings in Catral

Partido Popular accuse the mayor of “irresponsibility” and “neglect” The Partido Popular of Catral has accused the mayor, Pedro Zaplana of the APC party, of breaking the law by not holding the regular council meeting in March. The meeting was scheduled according to a calendar which the mayor himself proposed and was approved at the start of his term in office. The last time a council meeting was held in the municipality was in January. The PP said this kind of neglect is nothing new from the mayor, as since the start of the present mandate council meetings have...

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Man arrested for holding up Callosa jeweller’s with a knife

Guardia Civil managed to catch the suspect within 36 hours of the robbery The Guardia Civil have caught a 34 year old man in Callosa de Segura on suspicion of two robberies with violence and intimidation and two thefts. He allegedly attacked a jeweller’s threatening the two employees with a knife and took €5,000. An operation made up of about 10 plain clothes officers and numerous uniformed patrols managed to catch the man, who they said was moving around the area as he has no known home. At about the time the shop was closing, a man wearing a...

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Earthquake in Pilar de la Horadada shakes the Vega Baja

Loud 3.5 magnitude tremor was felt for miles around The earth shook again in the Vega Baja on Friday evening when an quake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt over a wide area. It was recorded at 7:26pm in the east of Pilar with an epicentre about 4 kilometres off the coast, according to the National Geographic Institute (IGN). The earthquake alarmed the population of the municipality, as well as people in Orihuela Costa, Torrevieja, Guardamar del Segura, Benejúzar and Formentera  del Segura, who took to social media to express their concern. The testimonials spoke of the...

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