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Environmental Boost for Municipalities

The Alicante provincial government has launched a half-a-million-euro funding package to help municipalities turn back the tide of global warming. Respect, care and protection of the environment is the message being prioritised by the Diputación and are calling on local councils to use the funding for investing in green areas around the municipalities. The Committee …

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 …

Fifteen Hundred Fatalities around Dolores

Whilst insurance companies are still calculating the material costs of the damage caused by the recent flooding across the region, and friends and families still mourning those who lost their lives, the department of justice has already counted 1,450 animals that perished in the waters caused by the DANA. The regional minister for justice, Gabriela …

The King and Queen Set to Visit

The King and Queen of Spain are planning a visit to the area next week, set to see first-hand the devastation caused by the recent flooding. Don Felipe and Doña Letizia visited the Canary Islands last week so see the damage caused by fires which swept through the forest areas, affecting more than 10,000 hectares …

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 …

Beach Handball Returns to La Zenia

La Zenia beach will be taken over by a major sporting competition next month, as the beach handball competition, ‘Arena 1000 Playas de Orihuela’, takes place. The event will run between the 5th and 7th of July on playa Cala Bosque in La Zenia in Orihuela. According to the councillor who launched the event this …

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”, …

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 …

Quirónsalud is the leader in patient care for international tourists and...

Quirónsalud Torrevieja and Valencia Hospitals are benchmarks in the Valencian Community offering an international approach with “in house” translators, international admission and bilingual medical staff Healthcare industry is one of the sectors with the most promising future in the economy of the Valencian Community. The rapid growth in recent decades in terms of training of human …

Gala Animalista in Torrevieja

On Tuesday, 30 April, the Virgen del Carmen centre in Torrevieja will host the first ever, “Gala Animalista”, paying tribute to the work of volunteers, collaborators and the security services and the work they do for animal welfare. Torrevieja´s councillor for animal protection, Carmen Morate, launched the event, explaining how the aim is to recognise …

Torrevieja celebrates International Dance Day with dance marathon

Next Monday is International Dance Day and to celebrate it the Town Hall of Torrevieja together with the Municipal Institute of Culture and the Municipal School of Dance have put together a programme of events including the popular Dancing in the Street Marathon. The event, which has been celebrated globally since 1982, will take place …

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