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Day: June 26, 2018

Torrevieja mayor demands more action to stop sewage plant smells

Technical problem causing occasional stenches despite new roof investment Torrevieja Mayor José Manuel Dolón is meeting with water company Agamed this week about the management of waste water from the EDAR treatment station and the bad smells that are coming from it. He noted that management of waste water in Torevieja involves the pub;ic company EPSAR, the Town Hall as the mayor is the president of Agamed, the government’s Segura Hydrographic Confederation and the Torremiguel Farmerns Community which uses the treated water. He then explained that one of the connections is causing leaks but he is worried that because...

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Wheelie bin pyromaniac arrested in Almoradí

21 bins were burned over three nights causing residents great alarm The Guardia Civil arrested on Friday in Almoradí the person they suspect set fire to 21 wheelie and recycling bins on different streets during three consecutive nights on which the fire brigade had to come out and extinguish them. Almoradí Town Hall informed that the person responsible for these incidents has been arrested thanks to the collaboration of several Local Police officers, who during the first days of the investigation provided the Guardia Civil with relevant data about the movements of the suspect, who has admitted he did...

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Plague of cockroaches in Torrevieja Museum of the Sea

Ciudadanos criticise Town Hall is paying €43,200 per year to rent “unhealthy” building “€3,600 per month to house a museum in a semibasement plagued with cockroaches. this is the inheritance of the PP that the new Council has not known how to put right,” said Ciudadanos (Cs) councillor Paqui Parra. She claimed this “worsens even more the image of the Museum of Salt and the Sea, dedicated to the two most traditional jobs in the town, and causes an unhealthy situation in public premises.” She criticised that Torrevieja residents are paying €43,200 per year for services which are in...

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Dramatised Walks around Orihuela and the Coast

Orihuela town hall has announced the latest set of guided walks in both the city and coastal zones The Tourist Information Office in Orihuela has published details of the next batch of exciting and informative guided walking tours, which will take place in both the city and on the Orihuela Costa. The free ‘Dramatised Walks’ will take place in June and July, and set off at 10 in the evening, when the hot days have cooled and the temperature is just right for an evening stroll. In addition to these walks, there is also a range of ‘Summer Tourist...

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More than 100 Arrested in Armenian Mafia Raids

In a joint operation between the Catalan and Spanish National Police, more than 100 people have been arrested in 70 raids In the early hours of Tuesday morning, police officers raided around 70 homes and arrested more than 100 people all suspected of being part of a criminal gang acting as an Armenian Mafia group. The raids took place across the country, including in Madrid, Valencia, Alicante, Albacete and Catalonia, where the main group of gang members were located, specifically in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. The Catalan police report that following the conclusion of an investigation that began...

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