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PORTABLE ASHTRAYS FOR TORREVIEJA BEACH USERS

Following posts on tripadvisor that some of the beaches are littered with cigarette ends Torrevieja Council is distributing 3,000 portable ashtrays to be used...

SÁNCHEZ  SAYS THE MAYOR HAS NO PRIDE IN HIS CITY

On three occasions during 2016, Sandra Sanchez, the Partido Popular councillor demanded an improvement to the maintenance of the busiest walk along the Torrevieja...

FIREFIGHTERS EXTINGUISH CARREFOUR FIRE

The rapid intervention of firefighters at Carrefour in Torrevieja last week prevented a blaze from spreading beyond the entrance area and into the store...

TORREVIEJA CULTURAL PROGRAMME RELEASED

Councillor Domingo Pérez, released the cultural programme for the first quarter of the year last week which he described as “Rich in humour and...

PASEO DE LA MATA TO BE REFURBISHED

Work is now underway on repairs and improvements to the PASEO DE LA MATA which was destroyed by the heavy rains in December. According...

TORREVIEJA ATTRACTS ORNITHOLOGISTS

The Councilor for Tourism in Torrevieja, Fanny Serrano, was joined by the regional secretary of Tourism, Francesc Colomer, at the Fitur Tourism Fair in...

MARE NOSTRUM MOVE UP TO 4TH FOLLOWING PETRER WIN

Torrevieja’s Mare Nostrum handball club moved up 3 places into 4th following Saturday evening’s 25-20 win at home to Petrer in the first game...

UNIONS SAY TORREVIEJA HOSPITAL AT SATURATION POINT

In the Valencian Community the level at which a disease or an illness is gauged as having reached epidemic proportions is when is surpasses...

TORREVIEJA TO OPEN PAVILION CECILIO GALLEGO TO HOMELESS

The Torrevieja council has said that it will open up the Pavilion Cecilio Gallego sports centre to the homeless during the anticipated ‘cold snap’...

The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain, my fair...

Roads have been closed and schools have been shut following heavy rainfall on the Costa Blanca. Emergency committees in all areas have been meeting...

CIUDADANOS CALLS FOR PUBLIC TOILETS TO BE OPENED IN TORREVIEJA

The Ciudadanos spokeswoman of the municipal group, Pilar Gómez, has requested that the City Council install public toilets in the main areas of the...

COUPLE FOUND DEAD INSIDE TORREVIEJA HOUSE

A dead couple are found inside a house in Torrevieja. The 63-year-old woman was found in an advanced state of decomposition and may well...

STRONG FINNISH SHOW AT TORRY TENPIN OPEN FINAL

The 5th Torrevieja Open arranged at Ozone Bowling ended in an impressive final round, where the top eight semi-finalists bowled a one game round...

MORE BEACH WALKWAYS FOR TORREVIEJA’S DISABLED

Javier Manzanares, Torrevieja’s Councillor for Beaches, said that plans have now been agreed to improve access on a number of local beaches with concrete...

INTERNATIONAL TENPIN VIRTUOSOS RETURN TO TORREVIEJA

Last weekend saw the start of the V International Open “City of Torrevieja” at Ozone Bowling’s lanes. This year there is a total of 15...

LATE PENALTY DENIES TORRY VICTORY

Martin and Hugo returned from injury against high riding Almazora replacing Lewis and Dani Salazar as Torry searched for the points that would lift...

ALMORADÍ POLICE REFUSE TO CARRY OUT FIREARMS TRAINING

Local police officers in Almoradí have refused to carry out shooting practice because the chief of police had failed to obtain the relevant authorisation...

22,800 SURGERIES PERFORMED BY OPHTHALMOLOGY IN TEN YEARS

The Ophthalmology unit at the University Hospital in Torrevieja, led by Dr. Jose Isidro Belda, has carried out more than 250,000 consultations and 22,822...

AVERAGE WAITING TIME FOR TORREVIEJA OP JUST 31 DAYS

Patients at Torrevieja’s University Hospital wait, on average, just 31 days to undergo surgery compared with 127 days in many other public hospitals in...

TOP AWARD FOR TORREVIEJA HOSPITAL

The University Hospital of Torrevieja, managed by el Grupo Ribera Salud, has been chosen as one of the best centres nationwide as acknowledged by...

TORREVIEJA NEED 28 MILLION EUROS TO RESOLVE FLOODING

Torrevieja mayor, José Manuel Dolon, said that at the last Board Meeting of Agamed, the committee agreed the need for  "major infrastructure works to...

TORREVIEJA CHOSEN TO PROMOTE MEDITERRANEAN LIFESTYLE

The mayor of Torrevieja, Jose Manuel Dolon, travelled to Alicante on Tuesday where at the Palace of the Provincial Council he signed the protocol...

THE SALTY HISTORY OF TORREVIEJA

Each year thousands of people from Spain and abroad choose Torrevieja as their holiday location. Its wonderful sandy beaches, lovely parks and a variety...

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FLEE INTO TORREVIEJA

A number of small patera’s landed approximately 70 illegal immigrants, all thought to be of Algerian origin, in the early hours of Wednesday morning...

TORREVIEJA LOWERS PROPERTY TAX

The city’s Councillor of Finance, José Hurtado (Los Verdes), has announced that approximately 40% of Torrevieja’s taxpayers have seen their IBI Property tax, Impuesto...

GOVERNMENT DELAYS WITH TORREVIEJA REQUESTS FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO N332

According to the Torrevieja mayor, Jose Manuel Dolon, the situation faced by drivers as they attempt to navigate the section of the N332 between...

SECURITY ALERT IN TORREVIEJA

Part of Torrevieja centre was closed off on Friday when a suspect package was identified on calle Canónigo Torres. Torrevieja has been the site of...

WHOLE NEW MEANING FOR TERM ‘SLEEPING POLICEMAN’

An image of a Torrevieja policemen who was photographed whilst napping at his desk in the middle of the working day has gone viral...

NEW EARTHQUAKE EMERGENCY PLAN FOR TORREVIEJA

Chaired by the mayor, the Director General of the Agency for Safety and Response to Emergencies, Jose Maria Angel Batalla, attended a working party...

ANOTHER CRAZY DAY IN TORREVIEJA

Emergency services and police faced numerous alarms last Tuesday the most serious of which included a bather in distress and the disappearance of children,...

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