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First ‘Proper’ Snow in Torrevieja Since 1926

Snow fell and settled in some coastal districts of Alicante Province and the Murcia region for the first time in decades on Wednesday morning, with Torrevieja getting its first significant snowfall since 1926 like at La Mata beach with a very cold-looking Guardia Civil officer! The Mastral Project that monitors the weather in the Torrevieja

Motor Van Park Planned for Elche

Elche’s tourism department says that they want to create a motor van park in the city in order to attract tourists. Councillor Mireia Mollà says a site that would offer free parking for up to 48 hours ought to be found as close to the city centre as possible, and that it could be operational

Motor Van Park Planned for Elche

Elche’s tourism department says that it wants to create a motor van park in the city in order to attract tourists. Councillor Mireia Mollà says a site that would offer free parking for up to 48 hours ought to be found as close to the city centre as possible, and that it could be operational by

Which Is the Most Dangerous Road in Torrevieja?

A survey commissioned by Torrevieja council says that Avenida de las Cortes Valencianas has the most road accidents on it in the city, as well as the largest count of speeding motorists. Approximately 197,000 vehicles a day use Torrevieja’s roads according to a newly produced transport plan, calculated using figures supplied by the local police. The city

N332 Meets RAFA

This week, the N332 road safety roadshow met with the Torrevieja branch of RAFA, the Royal Air Force Association. The members were given a wide range of advice regarding driving in Spain, including answers to some of the most popular Read More …

Battle to Become New Leader of the PSOE Party Commences

The former socialist leader in the Basque region, Patxi López, has become the first person to throw his hat into the ring to take over the national leadership of the PSOE. López has called for a “return to the basics of socialism” and a hard line against the Partido Popular government. It’s been a bad

New Alliance Takes Over in Almoradi Council

Control of Almoradi council switched on Monday as expected with the PSOE-led authority losing control to a Partido Popular/Ciudadanos alliance, following a censure vote. The PP’s María Gómez takes over as mayor from Jaime Perez, with María Quiles of the centre Ciudadanos party becoming her deputy. The change in control happened after Ciudadanos switch their

Almoradi Dog Park Now Open

Almoradi’s first dog park was officially opened last Saturday. The facility is situated in the green zone of the Las Maromas Industrial Estate, and contains a series of strategically placed bag dispensers and bins on the site for dog owners to make sure that the site is kept nice and clean!     

Sophisticated Weapon Trafficking Operation Uncovered by National Police

Spanish authorities have seized around 12,000 weapons, some of which were capable of bringing down aircraft, with the haul said to be worth around 10 million euro on the black market. The National Police arrested four men and one woman – all Spanish nationals – who had been operating a sophisticated trafficking network in several

Sophisticated Weapon Trafficking Operation Uncovered by National Police

Spanish authorities have seized around 12,000 weapons, some of which were capable of bringing down aircraft, with the haul said to be worth around 10 million euro on the black market. The National Police arrested four men and one woman – all Spanish nationals – who had been operating a sophisticated trafficking network in several

Sophisticated Weapon Trafficking Operation Uncovered by National Police

Spanish authorities have seized around 12,000 weapons, some of which were capable of bringing down aircraft, with the haul said to be worth around 10 million euro on the black market. The National Police arrested four men and one woman – all Spanish nationals – who had been operating a sophisticated trafficking network in several

Shipment of Contraband Cigarettes Seized at Valencia Port

Two men of undeclared nationality have been arrested in the Valencian region as 475,000 packets of contraband cigarettes were seized in an operation led by the National Police and the Tax Agency with help from the UK National Crime Agency (NCA). The NCA monitored the shipment of the cigarettes from the United Arab Emirates to

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