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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 …

Come along to the May Fair This Weekend

Although nicknamed the “May Fair”, the FERIA DE SEVILLANAS 2019 started this week and runs right through the weekend in the port area of Torrevieja. The area is set out with temporary bars serving local food and drink, where dancing and singing is the norm, accompanied by spectacular horse displays. Throughout the weekend, there will …

Woman drowns in Cala del Palangre de Torrevieja

A woman drowned on Tuesday in the vicinity of Cala del Palangre, between Los Locos beach and Punta Margallo. According to the local press...

Torrevieja’s new transport service to provide 37 electric buses

The contract for the new urban transport service is now agreed, although the public is unlikely to see its introduction for another 18 months,...

Torrevieja Brits Arrested in Drugs Find

Officers from the Guardia Civil working at Alicante-Elche Airport have arrested two people on the suspicion of offences against public health, after intercepting a massive amount of drugs. The officers became aware of a shipment in January which was sent from Ireland to Torrevieja, via the airport. This shipment contained 5,640 zopiclone tablets; a medicine …

Shakespeare In Music

How do you translate Shakespeare into music? Well to find out, you’ll have to visit Torrevieja’s International Auditorium tomorrow night! Torrevieja’s very own orchestra, Unión Musical Torrevejense, will be offering the audience a night of Shakespeare, during which they will perform pieces of music inspired by the work of the world’s most famous and greatest …

Surfing Torrevieja

Torrevieja´s councillor for beaches, Javier Manzanares, has begun the process of amending the municipal ordinance to allow surfing in an area of the town. An area of the beach at La Mata is destined to be allocated as a surfing zone following an agreement reached with local surfers and the surf school. The location is …

Summer School Registration Open

Registration is now open for Torrevieja´s summer school with 300 places available in July and 163 in August, but if you want to sign your kids up you´d better hurry as the registration period closes next week. The councillor for Social Welfare, Fabiana Ibarra, announced the opening of the registration period for Summer School 2019, …

Virgen del Carmen Cultural Centre Licence Granted

The Virgen del Carmen Cultural Centre in Torrevieja has finally been granted an opening licence, after all relevant compliances have been satisfied. The centre, which opened in 2005, had been operating without the necessary licence, which ensures safety and security protocols are in place, amongst other things, and suffered a closure to the public as …

Herfordshire Big Band Perform in Torrevieja

The prestigious Hertfordshire Big Band, directed by Mike Hamnett, will be spending a few days in Torrevieja and will offer the following free outdoor concerts: Tuesday, 28 May at 20.00h on the Paseo Marítimo Juan Aparicio in Torrevieja (opposite Vela Beach) on the seafront. Friday, 31 May at 20.00h in the main square of La …

Eight candidates but just one destination

Torrevieja constituents will be able to choose between eight different candidates on 26 May when they go to the electoral colleges to cast their...

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