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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …