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Day: June 15, 2018

Rajoy requests return to work as property registrar

The former President of the Government used to have a place as one in Santa Pola Former president of the Government and leader of the right-wing Partido Popular, Mariano Rajoy officially resigned from his seat in Congress on Friday, according to a statement from the PP. Once formalised, Rajoy will request to return to work as a property registrar, as he used to have a place with the office in Santa Pola. Rajoy, who admitted his intention to leave politics definitively, ceased being President of the Government on June 1 when the censure motion against him presented by the...

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Lifeguard service starts on Torrevieja beaches

Rescue and first aid personnel will be on duty until September 15th Councillor Javier Manzanares informed today, Friday that the summer lifeguard service had started at 11am this morning, when the beaches were busy and the weather “spectacular” with the green flags flying and “perfect” calm seas. During the mid-season – until June 30th – the lifeguard service will be available at the beaches of Los Náufragos, El Cura, Los Locos, La Mata Sur and La Mata Centro. The service will continue at these beaches until September 15th. In the high season, from July 1st to August 31st it...

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Commercial centres allowed to open on Sundays again

Recent Commerce Law permits opening 7 days a week until January 13th The commercial centres in the Vega Baja – in Orihuela Costa, Torrevieja and Pilar de la Horadada – will be allowed to open on Sundays and fiesta days from this week until January the 13th. February 25th was the last Sunday when they were allowed to open after a modification to the Valencian Commerce Law after places like Zenia Boulevard and Habaneras had been allowed to open every day for years. Under the new law they can only open 40 Sundays and fiesta days per year between...

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More delays for Orihuela Costa Emergencies Centre

Computer image of the Emergencies Centre design Town Hall and Valencian Government have been unable to reach an agreement Construction of the Orihuela Costa Emergencies Centre, scheduled to open in 2019, could well be delayed again. The project is still in the administrative stage and has not yet been put out to tender because Orihuela Town Hall and the Valencian Government have been unable to reach an agreement about the conditions under which it should be carried out. Orihuela Socialist (PSOE) Councillor María García, whose party is in charge of the Valencian Government department responsible for the project, blamed...

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Travel Across Europe for Free

This initiative launched by the EU is open to 18-year-olds but registration closes soon If you´re 18 years of age and fancy travelling through Europe this summer, an initiative launched by the EU means you can jump on the train and explore the entire continent for free. The interrail network represents one of the most pleasant ways to travel through Europe, especially for younger people. The system allows European citizens and residents to use unlimited trains from the countries they visit for the price of one ticket. However, this summer, people who turn 18 have the opportunity to do...

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