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Day: June 12, 2018

Local band El Kamión de la Basura announce new record

EP will feature a cocktail of Latin and Jamaican influences After taking a while to gather their strength away from the stages, the band from the Vega Baja, El Kamion de la Basura (the rubbish truck) will present their new studio work in September 2018. The new EP will feature six tracks that make up a cocktail of Latina and Jamaican influences cooked over a slow fire on the shores of the Mediterranean. Recorded at RPM studios and produced by Roger García (who has worked with artists like La Raíz and Xavi Sarrià), this represents a leap in quality...

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A month of fiestas in Rojales

Get the full programme in English here The countdown is on to the official start of Rojales’ fiestas in honour of its patron saint, San Pedro and the Moors and Christians. The traditional way to kick off the celebrations is by setting off a rocket known as the Chupinazo, which will happen in the Plaza de España on Sunday June 17th. The parades start at 12:15pm and the party starts at 12:30. Expect lots of fun but also expect to get wet! The Town Hall has supplied the following programme for the fiestas, with activities right up to July...

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Orihuela approves €6 million of investments

Opposition claims more than half are “not urgent and smell of electioneering” The Local Government of Orihuela (Partido Popular and Ciudadanos) today approved €6,057,963 of spending on projects for the city, Orihuela Costa and the countryside villages. the money has come from a surplus that is allowed to be used for financially sustainable investments. They include €500,000 for the planned Ciudad Deportiva sports complex, €900,000 for new rubbish trucks, and €700,000 to repair dilapidated houses around the Sierra de San Miguel. Councillor Sabina Galindo said these projects are urgent and cannot be put off and are promises they have...

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Cox Goes Heavy

Garage Punk and Rock & Roll Concert in Cox Shaking up your usual routine and doing something a little out of the ordinary is sometimes all you need to see things differently, gain a new perspective on things and discover a new lease of life. It’s also a good way to meet new people, make new friends and possibly even discover you have a passion for something you thought you would probably dislike – OK, the last one was probably a bit far-fetched, but you never know. So, instead of immediately dismissing attending a Garage Punk and Rock &...

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Fourteen Year old Arrested for Distributing Sexual Pictures

The victim was also a child and suffered from the pictures being shared throughout the school A 14-year-old male has been arrested in Elche (Alicante)on suspicion of disseminating photographs of sexual content in which ha classmate of his appeared. The victim, also a minor, sent the detainee the photos and he spread them among his friends, as reported by the provincial command in a statement. The arrest was carried out by the Judicial Police in Elche following a complaint from the victim and immediately took over the investigation. The officers verified that the alleged perpetrator obtained the photographs and...

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