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Day: June 11, 2018

Firemen put out two blazes in Orihuela

Archive photo of fire fighters in Torrevieja House fires in Orihuela Costa and Raiguero de Bonanza Fire fighters were called out to two house fires in Orihuela on Sunday. The first started in the kitchen of a detached house in Raiguero de Bonanza at about 2:45pm and the occupants got out of the building quickly. Two vehicles from  the Orihuela fire station and Local Police officers responded. The fire fighters had difficulty getting into the house as it is on a narrow street which the fire engine could not access so they had to use a long hose. The...

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Unemployment Figures Drop for Summer

Most new jobs have been in the services sector According to SERVEF (Valencian Employment and Training Service), the number of people without a job in the Vega Baja area was reduced by 608 people last month, with just over half this number coming from people living in Torrevieja. Unemployment was reduced the most in the following municipalities: Torrevieja (316), Orihuela (149), Albatera (46), Guardamar del Segura (24), Almoradí (20), Cox (20) and San Fulgencio (20), while it increased in Rafal (26), Catral (15), Callosa de Segura (14), San Isidro, (8), Jacarilla (8), Benijófar (5), Pilar de la Horadada (4)...

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Walk for health in Pilar

Join in these free organised strolls every week this month One of the best ways to maintain good health is by carrying out some form of exercise on a daily basis. Not only is this good for your body, but it is also good for your mind. And exercise doesn’t have to be strenuous or punishing, it can consist of anything from a gentle swim up and down your pool to ten minutes of stretching as soon as you wake up. For most people, exercising with friends or in a group is much more fun than going it alone...

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Guardamar closes busy road for summer evenings

Calle Pinos runs parallel to the Reina Sofia Park The local police of Guardamar has warned the public and residents of Calle Pinos that from this Friday, 15 June, the road will be closed to traffic until the end of the summer. Calle Pinos runs parallel to the Parque Reina Sofia and is a particularly busy spot for tourists and residents during the summer season. The road will remain closed every day from this coming Friday from 8pm until 2am, with access only given to residents with a garage who will be given instructions on how to enter. Owners...

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Three arrested in Torrevieja property scam investigation

Suspects allegedly overcharged customers and kept deposits for houses Three people have been arrested in Torrevieja, two men aged 47 and 50, and a woman aged 34, on suspicion of having conned thousands of euros from foreign victims in a real estate and documentation scam. The Guardia Civil investigation revealed that the group, two of whom were domestic partners and the third a lawyer, would first earn the trust of their victims and then con them out of significant amounts of money for services never performed, or charged a significantly higher rate for services which are either free or...

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