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Day: June 17, 2018

Orihuela Costa Tourist Office Closed

The councillor in charge of the office closed the doors after warning the Mayor of the lack of staff As the first weekend of the official summer season kicked off, tourists visiting the Orihuela Costa were made to feel less than welcome, as the Tourist Information Office located in the coastal town hall had been closed since Thursday due to lack of staff. A sign placed on the facade of the closed office, located next to the town hall in Playa Flamenca, explained the reason for the closure in Spanish and English, and that it was due to lack...

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Municipal Outdoor Pool in Pilar Opens on Monday

This municipal pool is open seven days a week With the summer season officially set this week, temperatures finally stabilising to hot and schools about to close until September, now is the time that many of the municipality’s in the area inaugurate their outdoor swimming pools for the summer months. Tomorrow, Monday 18 June, is the turn of Pilar de la Horadada, who will open their outdoor pool ’30 de Julio’ from 11 am. The pool will be open every day of the week from 11 am until 8 pm, with an entrance fee of 3 euro for adults...

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The Hello Friends in Concert Tonight

This three-hour concert is free If you’re looking for something to do this evening and fancy three hours of music from the 60s, 70s and 80s, then you’re in luck as Spanish country, rock and pop band ‘The Hello Friends’ are playing a free concert in Orihuela. Tonight, at the Teatro Circo, the five-man group will present their latest album titled ‘It’s Everything’ as well as perform some of their favourite tracks, with influences from the Beatles, Stills & Nash and Crosby. Their music is romantic and peaceful with a touch of rock, catchy choruses and rhythms that you...

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Nineteen Drunk or Drugged Drivers Detected Every Hour

The progressive increase in drug controls is a consequence of the high percentage of drivers who drive under the influence of drugs and alcohol During a special campaign that ran from 4 to 10 June, the DGT traffic department have revealed that 450 drivers were detected having consumed alcohol or drugs every day, almost 19 every hour. During the campaign, the Guardia Civil stopped 173.783 drivers and carried out alcohol and / or drugs tests. According to DGT, the progressive increase in drug controls is a consequence of the high percentage of drivers who drive under the influence of...

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