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Help Vega Baja Office in Torrevieja Officially Reopens

The Torrevieja office of HELP Vega Baja was officially reopened on Monday by HELP President Michele Masson (pictured left), and Torrevieja’s International Residents councillor, Carmen Morate. The premises on Calle Rambla de Juan Mateo were closed in December for renovation work, as well as the charity looking to restructure their operation there, in addition to maintaining

Swarm of Bees Scare Off La Marina Pub Goers

A swarm of bees got people running out of their seats outside a La Marina village bar on Monday lunchtime. The swarm appeared close to premises on the main Avenida de la Alegría in the village at around noon, with customers fleeing as the swarm approached. Emergency services were called, with a beekeeper (picture from

Firefighter Dispute With Regional Management Blazes On

A long-running dispute between firefighters in Alicante Province and regional management has reached a new level  with a number of vehicles found daubed in graffiti slagging off bosses. The province has 13 fire stations with union leaders saying that most of them had been in hit in Elche and Torrevieja with slogans calling for the

Summer Season Looks Bright for Tourist Numbers

Costa Blanca Easter hotel bookings were up by ten percent on last year’s period helped by good weather, and the holiday falling later in mid-April. Valencian region tourist chief Francesc Colomer said that the area was in for a excellent year for tourism, and it would continue be one of the major destinations in Spain

Only Bank in Daya Nueva Is Set to Close Down

Banco Sabadell is to close down its branch in Daya Nueva, meaning that there is no bank in the municipality, with the nearest one some five kilometres away in San Fulgencio. Daya Nueva mayor María Teresa Martínez told the Informacion newspaper that Sabadell’s decision to pull out of the two-thousand population town was “shameful”, and

Torrevieja’s May Fair Will Probably Be Postponed Until June

Torrevieja’s popular four-day Feria de Sevillanas, which was scheduled to start on Wednesday May 10th, has been postponed. It’s down to a delay in awarding a contract to a winning bidder to run the fair, with Torrevieja council having to admit that the traditional May event might have to be shunted to June. Torrevieja’s fiestas councillor Domingo

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