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Day: May 20, 2018

All of Orihuela on one map

City, Costa and villages show tourists how much municipality has to offer Councillor Sofía Álvarez has presented new tourist maps of Orihuela which the Town Hall has made to promote the historic city centre, religious heritage, beaches, gastronomy, golf and sport, culture, nature and fiestas. Also by uniting Orihuela’s City, coast and villages on the same map the idea is to favour the integration of the municipality with a more dynamic and colourful image, “giving visitors an idea of how big the municipality is, and putting it in its context within Spain and Alicante province”, informed Álvarez. 5,000 copies...

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Police seize fake designer trainers in Orihuela Costa

More than 450 pairs worth €12,000 taken from street vendors The Local Police have seized fake designer clothing and accessories in Orihuela Costa after intensifying their inspections along the strip in Aguamarina, Cabo Roig, especially in the evenings and at night. The people involved used vans to store their goods so that they had very little on them avoid action by the police when they were detected. These interventions enabled more than 450 pairs of fake designer trainers to be seized. They imitated brands including Nike, Converse, Adidas and Reebok, and Levi’s shrts among others. All this could have...

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More than 40 activities at the Almoradí Sports Fair

“Unprecedented sporting event for the area” from June 1st-3rd Mayoress of Almoradí María Gómez has said there will be “an unprecedented sporting event for the area” with more than 40 different activities in the municipality from June 1st-3rd. She assured this Sports Fair will show off Almoradí’s sporting muscle by involving local clubs, children, businesses, the Town Hall and the Fundesced organisation, and will take place at the “unique installations” of the Ciudad Deportiva sports centre. It will include “unmissable” activities including Sport for Women, the Rhythmic Gymnastics Festival, health advice, demonstrations, diving, workouts, skateboarding, antique motorbikes, and self...

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Guardamar castle vandalism reported to the Guardia Civil

More than 40 parts of historic building have been damaged or destroyed More than 40 parts of the Guardamar castle wall have been pulled off and smashed. Councillor Pilar Gay said these acts of vandalism have been reported to the Guardia Civil. She said the Town Hall is looking into  new ways to guard the area with the Local Police, Regional Police and Guardia Civil, among others. Gay assured everything points to these repeated actions being done by one or more people “whose only objective was to break things. There is no other meaning and they are not aware...

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