Industrial estate will be setting for scenes from latest in sci-fi action saga The municipality of Catral has been chosen as the setting to film some scenes from the movie Terminator 6, which will be directed by Tim Miller and produced by James Cameron and David Ellison. Mayor Pedro Zaplana confirmed this on Wednesday after the Agency EFE revealed the information on Tuesday. Zaplana said a producer contacted the Town Hall a few weeks ago to suggest using the San Juan industrial estate for this because it was “ideal” for what they had in mind. The producer already has...Read More
Day: June 20, 2018
Town Hall wants Legend of La Encanta celebration on San Juan night to be declared a Fiesta of Local Tourist Interest Once again this year Rojales will be holding the traditional ascent of the Cabezo Soler hill, where tradition says the legend of La Encantá (the enchanted woman) happened. It will take place this Saturday June 23rd at 10pm, coinciding with the night of San Juan. Since it s one of the municipality’s deepest rooted and heartfelt traditions, the Town Hall has announced they have started collecting data, testimonies, documents and photographs for a dossier stating its case to...Read More
The beach is showing a yellow flag today Bathing was strictly prohibited in the waters of Mil Palmeras beach on Tuesday after several sightings of the dreaded Portuguese Man O’ War that has plagued beaches in the Alicante province for the last month or so. Unfortunately, one bather was stung and was taken to a nearby medical centre. The bather is said to be out of danger but has suffered burns to his arms and legs. This morning, specialists examined the waters and how the tide was moving, and decided to open the beach to bathers, but with the...Read More
Tourists will be attended to with normality from tomorrow The tourist information office on the Orihuela Costa, which is located within the town hall of Playa Flamenca, is set to reopen on Thursday 21 June, after being closed for exactly a week due to lack of staff. The new person in charge of running the tourist information office is currently receiving training so that tomorrow the office can open and run as...Read More
No items that could be burnt on a bonfire will be allowed on the beaches In a last-minute decision, the town hall of Torrevieja announced on Wednesday lunchtime that people will not be allowed to make bonfires on any of the beaches in Torrevieja for the popular San Juan fiestas this weekend – in concrete on the night of Saturday 23 June. Councillor for beaches, Javier Manzanares, said that the government team had come to this decision in a bid to protect the state of the beaches before the arrival of tourists for the summer season. He added that...Read More
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