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Quirónsalud will perform free mammography tests for the early detection of...

Quirónsalud Alicante and Torrevieja Hospitals have launched a breast cancer prevention campaign by conducting free mammography tests to mark the world breast cancer day to be held on 19 October. Early diagnosis of the disease through mammography screening reduces the mortality rate by 15% to 20%. Mammography screening will be done from 21 to 25 October for women aged 40 and over …

Torrevieja provides assistance to neighbouring municipalities

The Department of NGOs in Torrevieja is coordinating the collection of food to send to the towns of Vega Baja affected by the serious...

Gota Fria claims first two deaths

The Gota Fria has claimed its first lives on Thursday afternoon, those of two brothers in Caudete, north east of Elche, after they were...

Buzzing Around the Environment

Although the occasional rains of summer may have been a brief but welcome break to the continual hot and dry spells of previous years, the rain has brought an unpleasant legacy along with it. The extra rain through August has added water to the ground, feeding plants and animals, it has added to the dwindling …

Body Found in Torrevieja Home

A woman’s body was found on Thursday in a house in Torrevieja. There were no apparent signs of violence or a disturbance and an autopsy is being carried out. The woman was found in an apartment located on Calle San Pascual after the Local Police asked fire fighters to access the premises on account of …

Pedestrian Killed near Park of Nations

A woman, said by emergency services to be 68-years-of-age, was knocked down and killed on Tuesday near Torrevieja´s Park of Nations. The woman was crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing when an articulated truck collided with her as it was leaving the N-332 main road on the slip road that leads to the main …

Thunderstorms and spectacular lightning hit Vega Baja

By Andrew Atkinson THE predicted storms set to hit the Vega Baja proved to be correct on Monday evening - with clouts of heavy thunder...

Leaky paddling pool blamed for race spills on opening stage of...

Despite a leaking paddling pool, 500 meters from the course, being blamed for the spectacular crash of two teams during the 13.4-kilometre course around...

Second Dead dolphin found at Cala Ferrís

By Andrew Atkinson Following the discovery of a dead dolphin on the beach at Campoamor, reported  by the Costa Blanca and Costa Calida Leader...

Two arrests for distributing cocaine in popular Torrevieja bar

Civil Guard agents have arrested two people in Torrevieja for an alleged crime against public health. The agents paid a routine administrative inspection as...

800 cyclists tour the circuit of the first stage of La...

The test went through almost the entire layout of the sporting event that will host the city next Saturday About 800 people of all...

Torrevieja security boosted by “antiterrorist” planters

Following the jihadist attack in Barcelona two years ago Torrevieja seafront security was enhance with the provision of a number of concrete bollards placed...

El Rayito Salinero infantiles are the champions of Spain.

Almost 300 teams took part in the recent Beach Handball Championship that was held in San Juan, Alicante. 13 of the teams were from...

Quesada in Fiesta

Although the event has already begun, this weekend marks the climax of the annual fiestas in Quesada, just down the road from Torrevieja, in honour of San Justo. The mayor of Rojales, Antonio Pérez Garcia, has welcomed everybody to the event, which he describes as being for all the family and friends. That notion sums …

Quintana set to ride Vuelta a Espana

'Seeing Egan in yellow really is a source of pride' Nairo Quintana has confirmed that he will line out at the Vuelta a España, which gets underway...

New speed camera installed on Torrevieja stretch of N 332

The Ministry of Development has recently installed a new speed camera on the southern stretch of the N 332 between kilometers 56 and 57,...

Mama Mia! Here we go AGAIN

If you´re a fan of the music of ABBA, then Torrevieja´s International Auditorium is the place to go for a spectacular event on 9 August. Tickets are already on sale for Abba Live TV, a dramatized concert that honours the Swedish quartet, with discounts available for the “Friends” of the auditorium. This show is billed …

Torrevieja Health to Sponsor Jennifer Colino Gymnastics Club

The Gymnastics Club Jennifer Colino and Torrevieja Salud have signed a sponsorship agreement in which the Torrevieja Department of Health will become the main...

This Week’s English Film at the Cinema in Torrevieja

The IMF cinema in Torrevieja shows one film in English (Original Version) every day of the week. Occasionally, there might be two on. The film in English is always scheduled for 18.00h.   This week, from Friday 19 July, the film shown in English is The Lion King (2019), with Donald Glover, Beyoncé and Seth …

Complaints about begging and Illegal street valets in Torrevieja

Ciudadanos councillor Pilar Gómez Magán has demanded that the new PP government team take action after complaints from residents, restaurateurs and shopkeepers in Torrevieja...

Simple Solution Offered to N-332 Congestion

The Ciudadanos political group believe that they have come up with a temporary solution to solve the congestion on the N-332 in Torrevieja, by adopting a method used around the country during the busiest periods. At times of expected congestion, such as summer, Easter, Christmas, the traffic department often creates temporary lanes using cones and …

Man arrested in Torrevieja for trying to kill his son

The Civil Guard has arrested a 69-year-old Spanish man as the alleged perpetrator of the attempted murder of his own son. The incident took place...

Cycle Tour on Pre-Tour Tour

Champion cyclists are working their way around the country at the moment, stopping off far and wide for photo calls, all as part of a promotional campaign to make sure everybody knows the importance of this year´s cycling tour of Spain, La Vuelta. This year, the race is even more important for the local area …

Stargazing From the Heart of Nature

On Saturday, 22 June, the first Astronomical Encounter Experience will be held at the Lagunas de La Mata and Torrevieja. A full day of activities has been organised, coinciding with the Summer Solstice, with the whole family welcome to take part. Starting at 10:00 in the morning, workshops will be held at the visitor´s centre …

Submariners Visit Delfin

Submariners currently assigned to the “Mistral” vessel visited Torrevieja this week, in order to take a guided tour of the Delfin submarine which forms part of the museum exhibits in the town. The current acting mayor, José Manuel Dolòn, and councillor Domingo Pérez Domingo Soler, welcomed the commander of the Mistral, Jorge Garrido Maestre, and …

Future Master Chefs from Torrevieja

Torrevieja town hall is to give two scholarships to students to study the Master of Rice and Mediterranean Cuisine at the University of Alicante, to develop works based on the culture of salt and fishing and use of blue fish, products which feature in traditional Torrevieja gastronomy. The councillor for Tourism, Fanny Serrano, announced the …

Live from the Opera House

On Tuesday, the IMF Cinema in Torrevieja will be screening a very special performance, Romeo and Juliet – Live From The Royal Opera House In London. Shakespeare’s everlasting love story is known throughout the world. Since its premiere in 1965 with The Royal Ballet, Romeo and Juliet by Kenneth MacMillan has become a modern classical …

Cleaning the Sea

The Habaneras shopping centre in Torrevieja has launched a poignant display, coinciding with World Environment Day, of a shark ingesting plastic litter. Using the hashtag #YoSoyTorrevieja, the campaign aims at raising awareness of waste, particularly plastic, and the harm it does to the marine environment. The Habaneras shark is made from wire mesh and is …

Promoting Shopping in Torrevieja

Despite many local retailers suffering from the domination of the likes of the Habaneras and the Zenia Boulevard shopping centres in recent years, there has been a new revival of local stores in Torrevieja, and now, a major bank is getting behind small businesses with a campaign to promote their use. “We believe in Torrevieja”, …

Torrevieja is Best for Tapas

A recipe deeply rooted in the Vega Baja, prepared by a restaurant in Torrevieja, is the best tapas in the entire Valencia region, according to the judges ot the regional competition, Mejor Tapa MadeinCV. The dish consists of gallo pedro, otherwise known as Zeus faber, from the Zeidae family, a deep sea pelagic fish with …

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