Unions warn events may not be able to go ahead, particularly in villages and Orihuela Costa The unions of the Orihuela Local Police have announced that their officers are not going to work any overtime or work the established hours to cover events until an agreement is reached over a series of improvements they have been proposing for several years. In a statement they warned they are also considering “more serious measures which for the moment will not be applied”. The unions explained “we have been trying to negotiate with the Town Hall for years but so far nothing...Read More
Day: June 9, 2018
Councillor says it will improve safety and reduce emissions Pilar de la Horadada Councillor José Francisco Albaladejo had informed that speed bumps have been installed on the main streets in the municipality to improve safety for vehicles and pedestrians. He said that because the vehicles have to slow down it will also reduce their noise and emissions. They have already been installed on Avenida de lo Monte in Pilar and the avenues of urbanisation Mil Palmeras. Albaladejo informed that they plan to install them all over the municipality, as well as raised pedestrian crossings, “all to create a more...Read More
Suspect was caught trying to steal spotlights while schoolchildren were performing During the closing performance of the Vega Baja School Theatre Days, while a fun adaptation of The Lion King was being performed by children from Colegio Santa María de la Huerta, at about 10:20am a man aged about 40 was surprised backstage allegedly trying to steal spotlights. Town Hall workers and Councillor María Quiles immediately called the Local Police as the person was being prevented from leaving through the back door. The patrol arrived and inspected his vehicle to ensure he had not stolen anything else, but they...Read More
Four other detentions in operation by Murcia Guardia Civil A Guardia Civil operation against trading in human beings has resulted in the arrests of five people, one in Almoradí and the rest in Guadalupe (Murcia) y Torredembarra (Tarragona). The three men and two women are all Moroccan and aged between 29 and 45. The supposed leader of this gang had already been arrested three times in the last month for crimes of the same nature. In the searches of homes in Guadalupe de Maciascoque-Murcia and Almoradí, mobile phones, computer equipment, an expensive vehicle, €3,000 and an abundance of documentation...Read More
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