Category: Local News

Local Daily News 31st March

The alleged perpetrator of the murder of the British woman in Orihuela Costa enters prison The head of the Violence against Women court number 1 of Orihuela has agreed this Thursday to enter provisional prison, communicated and without bail of the 69-year-old Briton arrested last Sunday as the alleged perpetratorRead More

Local Daily News 30th March

Gas price cap to last until the end of the year A price cap on the cost of natural gas has been extended until the end of the year, Energy Minister Teresa Ribera confirmed yesterday. In a press update, it was confirmed that the European Commission approved the extension ofRead More

Local Daily News 29th March

Tourism employment levels break records in February Tourism employment figures have seen their best February on record, as the sector recorded 2.46 million people employed in tourist related jobs. In the latest Turespaña data, the number of INE contributions in relation to jobs in tourism rose 6.7% compared to theRead More

Local Daily News 28th March

Wilfires brought under control as onlookers slammed by authorities Valencian firefighters are still tackling the first major wildfire of the year, as thousands of acres of land has been consumed by the blaze. Over 4,000 hectares of land has been destroyed, and 1,700 people have been evacuated from their homes.Read More

Local Daily News 27th March

Rafal, an example of a ‘Smart City’ in the province of Alicante Rafal participated this week in the balance session of the Smart Cities Index of the Valencian Community that took place in Alicante. The councilor for Works and Citizen Participation of the municipality, Gabriel Valero, intervened together with theRead More

Local Daily News 26th March

The Torrevieja hospital reduces the average surgical delay below 52 days The Surgical Block of the University Hospital of Torrevieja has reduced the average surgical delay, placing it below the average for the Community. The waiting list for surgery stands at 52 days, data that has improved compared to previousRead More

Local Daily News 25th March

Four arrested in the Capuchinos neighborhood for distributing drugs in Orihuela National Police agents have arrested four members of the same family, who were allegedly part of a family clan dedicated to the distribution of narcotic substances in the Capuchinos neighborhood in the town of Orihuela. The investigation was initiatedRead More

Local Daily News 24th March

Guardia Civil chief resigns over husband corruption investigation The general director of the Guardia Civil has announced her resignation, following reports her husband has been summoned to appear before corruption investigators. María Gámez – the first woman to lead the police force – announced her departure yesterday after it wasRead More

Local Daily News 23rd March

Bigastro implements 90% of efficient water meters The Bigastro City Hall and Hidraqua have already installed 90% of the meters with remote reading. Of the total park of 3,580 meters, 3,197 have this remote reading service, 71% being operational. Some actions that intend to rise to 100% throughout the monthRead More

Local Daily News 22nd March

Government approves accessibility plans for elections Government has approved plans to ensure people with disabilities will not have difficulties when voting in the coming regional and national elections this year. Polling station officers have been sent official guidance which will ensure that all are able to vote in the electionsRead More

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