Tag: Torrevieja

And the Rain Came Down Again

Rain and high winds returned to lash the area for the third time in three months, after last week’s unseasonably mild weather broke on Sunday evening to bring another taste of misery across Alicante Province and the Mar Menor. Alicante City saw the third highest rainfall in a single day since comprehensive records started to

Torrevieja Animal Shelter Expansion Plans

Torrevieja council is planning to spend 350 thousand euro on a new expanded municipal animal shelter. Subject to approval of the authority’s 2017 budget, animal protection councillor Carmen Morate says that the current site would be redisgned and expanded with the land having an area of just over three thousand square metres. There would be

La Mata’s Torre del Embarcadero in Desperate Need of Repair

A local group says that cracks and deterioration at a Torrevieja area landmark are getting worse, and that the council hasn’t done anything about it. La Plataforma Independiente Matera (PIM) has called for urgent work on the Torre del Embarcadero in La Mata, with PIM Secretary, José Pérez, stressing that the state of the structure needs to

Thirty-Two Protected Species Found in Torrevieja Last Year

Thirty-two protected animal species were discovered in Torrevieja last year according to the council’s environment councillor, Fanny Serrano. Most prominent of the finds was a Royal Python that was probably abandoned having been kept as a pet, and was discovered by Guardia Civil agents in the  IES Mediterráneo urbanisation. Twenty-four birds, including owls and an eagle,

Torrevieja Budget Looks Set to be Approved

Torrevieja’s coalition council seems almost certain to get the 2017 budget passed, just days after the two Ciudadanos councillors, Pilar Gómez Magán and Paqui Parra changed their minds on voting it down. The current government team would now get 14 votes, as opposed to the Partido Popular opposition only able to muster 11 votes.   Last

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