Author: Editorial

HELP Vega Baja Connections Team offers support

Don’t despair if you’re feeling lonely, sometimes we all need someone to talk to The 1st of July saw the start of a new support service offered by established local charity, HELP Vega Baja.  The charity launched their new Connection Team – trained volunteers available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to listen when you need someone to talk to.  The team will offer advice and guidance where needed and continue to support you if you feel this will help. With many years’ experience in this type of role, the volunteers have been busy not only preparing...

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Environmental activities on Torrevieja beaches

Promoting respect for the coast to help maintain the Blue Flags Eight environmental education workshops are being held on the Torrevieja beaches of La Mata, Cabo Cervera, Los Locos, El Cura, Paseo Juan Aparicio natural pools, Los Náufragos and Cala Piteras. They take place from 9am to 3pm and promote conservation of the natural heritage of the Mediterranean Sea by respectful use of the beaches, learning good environmental practices, and encouraging reduction, reuse and recycling of waste. The first was held at La Mata North on Wednesday and they will continue at La Mata South on July 18th; Cabo...

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Summer youth activities in Torrevieja

Excursions, parties, music, education and more or 18-30 year olds This summer the Torrevieja Youth Centre (CIAJ) is putting on 10 healthy, fun and free activities, as well as training programmes and moral education activities, announced councillor Víctor Ferrández. There will be two “camping” trips, each with 20 places. The traditional Urban Camp is from July 30th to August 10th and is for boys and girls aged 12-14, with a new trip to Tabarca Island ‘by their own means without having to hire a company’. The other is a new Technology Camp for ages 12-16 teaching about robotics in...

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Sports centre Summer Party

CDM Orihuela Costa invites pupils and friends to a day of big, bouncy fun The CDM (Municipal Sports Centre) Orihuela Costa is celebrating the party for the children who took part in the Sporting Schools held in July, and any of their friends who they want to invite, on Friday July 20th. 9am-11am – Rock climbing wall, inflatables and Roller Ball which children get into and go down a slide. All with background music entertainment. 11:30am-1:30pm – Activities in the swimming pool: slides, inflatables and Roller Ball. Children who would like to help charity can bring food for Cáritas...

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Will Orihuela get a new mayor?

Ciudadanos demand top job in return for supporting Socialist plan to oust Bascuñana With nobody any the wiser about whether Orihuela mayor Emilio Bascuñana really did ever go to work for the job he held  with the Valencian Health Service for seven years (, the opposition Socialist Party (PSOE) has presented a motion of censure in the hope they can have him removed. To do this they will need the support of Ciudadanos (C’s), the party whose three councillors give the mayor’s Partido Popular (PP) its majority. Their promises, among other things, include better security and cleaning for Orihuela...

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Next Event

  1. Art Exhibition – Mediterranean Cosmopolitas

    July 13 @ 7:00 pm - September 9 @ 7:00 pm
  2. Orihuela Moors and Christians Fiestas

    July 15 - July 21
  3. Ida y Vuelta Hispano-Cuban festival

    July 16 - July 21



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