Orihuela local police will have a stronger presence on the coast on Wednesday, with support from the Guardia Civil, in preparation for a situation that many of the local residents dread.

On the first Wednesday of August, thousands of partygoers from all across the local descend on the area for a beach party, leaving their mess behind the morning after.

In Friday´s plenary session, the government team agreed to ask for more police and security services to be present, as well as promising stronger fines for such events which take place in smaller scales throughout the year, and an increase in cleaning the next day.