• Freeing a small horse

    Freeing a small horse0

    A spiny seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) has become the first of its species to be treated as a patient at the Oceanogràfic foundation’s wildlife recovery area (ARCA) in Valencia, after it was found beached at El Altet in Elche. Swimmers who had seen it near the coast alerted the municipality’s interpretation centre and experts from the

  • West side history under the microscope

    West side history under the microscope0

    Excavation of the west side of Cartagena’s Molinete hill has been approved by the council department for archaeological heritage, announced councillor Ana Belén Castejón. The Molinete covers about 26,000 square metres and is one of the largest archaeological parks in Europe, with remains dating back to the third century BC, including a Roman temple to

  • Priority to ‘guarantee the safety of people’

    Priority to ‘guarantee the safety of people’0

    Valencia is fighting two voracious wildfires – in the mountains of Alicante province, and near the village of Bejís in the north of the region. Regional president Ximo Puig revealed that 50 aircraft were battling the blazes yesterday, with more than 1,000 personnel fighting the flames on the ground, aided by the army’s UME military

  • Full health check ordered for Segura channel

    Full health check ordered for Segura channel0

    A total of €1,749,842 is being stumped up for study into the condition of safety mechanisms in the channel of the River Segura between La Contraparada in Murcia and the mouth of the river in Guardamar. The action from the Segura river and water authority (CHS) comes fully three years after the flooding disaster in

  • Bringing in corn from Ukraine

    Bringing in corn from Ukraine0

    The Spanish government has launched an operation to transport corn to the country from Ukraine via train. Public rail company Renfe Mercancías has sent 25 containers measuring 40 feet in length to the border that Poland shares with the country at war. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News Read more in this week’s print