• Son admits to stabbing dad

    Son admits to stabbing dad0

    La policía reúne evidencias en el portal donde un hombre de 68 años ha muerto este martes en un edificio de Murcia en la calle Infanta Cristina a consecuencia de varias heridas de arma blanca. EFE/Juan Carlos Caval A 34-year-old man has admitted to stabbing his own father in a struggle, during which the 68-year-old

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  • Energy production ‘all from renewable sources’ in a decade

    Energy production ‘all from renewable sources’ in a decade0

    Valencia president Ximo Puig made the bold statement that the region will be in a position to supply all its energy from renewable sources by the end of this decade. A decree of emergency measures will be approved in the next session of the Valencia parliament to smooth the path for renewable energy power plants

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  • Humanising historic Elche

    Humanising historic Elche0

    Transformation of the historic quarter of Elche city centre began on Monday, with work to pedestrianise the Plaza de Baix and the street known as La Corredora. Councillor Esther Díez said it will put Elche on the level of other European cities that have decided to ‘humanise’ their historic areas. Full report in Friday’s Costa

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  • Spending vow – with a proviso

    Spending vow – with a proviso0

    Ribera Salud has promised to spend more than €1 million on improving the health centre in Guardamar del Segura – but only if their concession to run the local healthcare area is renewed by the regional government. The private company – which is owned by the US-based Centene Corporation – has managed public healthcare in

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  • Farm worker dies of heatstroke

    Farm worker dies of heatstroke0

    An alleged gangmaster has been arrested after an illegal worker died of heatstroke on Saturday. According to state news agency EFE, the victim is 42-year-old man from Nicaragua, who was working in fields near Lorca in temperatures that reached 44°C. The man was taken to a health centre suffering from ‘serious effects of heat’ at

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  • Manilva Town Council will allocate € 520,000 in social and economic measures to alleviate the local situation caused by Covid19

    Manilva Town Council will allocate € 520,000 in social and economic measures to alleviate the local situation caused by Covid190

    SHARE Facebook Twitter The Mayor of Manilva, Mario Jiménez and councillors, Diego José Jiménez, Marcos Ruiz and Manolo Gil, representing the entire Government Team, have met today to discuss measures within that can be taken by the local government to alleviate the problems generated by the Covid-19 crisis. Among an initial package of measures to

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  • Prison sentences of from 3 months to a year and fines of up to 30,000 euros for breaking the lockdown regulations

    Prison sentences of from 3 months to a year and fines of up to 30,000 euros for breaking the lockdown regulations0

    SHARE Facebook Twitter Spain’s Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska issued an order on Sunday that establishes the operational protocols of the security forces in the country while the state of emergency is in place.The legislation has put Minister Grande-Marlaska in charge not only of the National Place and Guardia Civil, but also local and regional forces,

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  • Manilva introduces measures to combat Covid 19 virus

    Manilva introduces measures to combat Covid 19 virus0

    SHARE Facebook Twitter Following an emergency sitting of the Manilva Town Council, and taking advice from the Junta de Andalucia and health professionals, the Mayor of Manilva, Mario Jiménez Rodriguez, has announced a series of measures with immediate effect Close the Manilva, Sabinillas and El Castillo senior citizens centres for 15 days. Suspend all workshops

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  • Collection service for larger items of domestic rubbish

    Collection service for larger items of domestic rubbish0

    Manilva’s Cleaning Department, headed by Paqui López, would like to remind residents how the collection system for larger items of domestic rubbish, old furniture, etc., works. The truck visits all the refuse bin sites, picking up these large items, according to the following schedule: Mondays and Fridays, Manilva Town, Sabinillas, Puerto de la Duquesa, El

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