Tagged: Torrevieja

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 …

Torrevieja Theatre to Open “as Soon as Possible” Says Town Hall

Torrevieja’s Teatro Municipal will open “as soon as possible”, according to Councillor José Hurtado, after it was shut down 18 months ago over safety concerns. Despite hopeful predictions from the council that the facility would reopen last summer, nothing happened as a dispute ensued with the architect, in addition to claims that the auditorium had

At Last! Torrevieja Park Goes Legal!

Torrevieja council has said that 180 thousand euros of bills over materials for a suspended new park project in the El Chaparral and La Siesta area of the city have been put into the hands of a judge. The four-party coalition running the authority claim that there were improprieties over orders and contracts under the

Body Found in Torrevieja Apartment

The body of a 79-year-old man which lay in his Torrevieja flat for at least a week was discovered by emergency services on Tuesday. Residents reported a strong stench coming from his flat on Calle La Loma, saying that they had not seen him for a week. The Guardia Civil and firefighters broke down the

Weather Chaos Update

December storms caused chaos in Alicante Province and the Murcia region over the weekend, with rainfall exceeding the total level accumulated for the whole of 2016. Blocked roads, fallen trees, and concern over the level of the river Segura were amongst the main issues, as three people drowned in the flood waters in the area,

Local Royal British Legion Branches Raise Thousands of Euro in Poppy Appeal

Local branches of the Royal British Legion raised over 73,000 euro in this year’s Poppy Appeal, with the Orihuela Costa, Torrevieja, and Gran Alacant/La Marina groups distributing poppies and collection boxes to over 500 bars, restaurants and shops across the region. RBL volunteers  were found at all kinds of locations collecting, including Alicante-Elche airport, local

Paved Walkways Installed in Torrevieja’s El Cura Beach

Torrevieja’s El Cura beach has become the first of three beaches in the city to have new paved walkways installed, which will be of special benefit to wheelchair users wanting easier access to local beaches. Los Náufragos and Los Locos are next on the list, with the walkways having the flexibility to be taken up

Car Thieves Tracked Down and Charged with 30 Offences

Two Algerian men wanted for a string of offences in Elche, Torrevieja, and Murcia, have been picked up the Guardia Civil for being involved in stealing from 20 cars parked up on industrial estates in the Crevillente area over the last three months. Officers found it difficult to track the thieves (aged 31 and 33) down

Bad Weather Creates Chaos and Destruction over the Weekend

December storms caused chaos in Alicante Province and the Murcia region over the weekend, with rainfall exceeding the total level accumulated for the whole of 2016. Blocked roads, fallen trees, and concern over the level of the river Segura were amongst the main issues, and in the northern part of Alicante Province, a man, aged

Three Torrevieja Clubs Ordered to Close Due to Excess Noise

Two nightclubs on Torrevieja’s Casagrande industrial estate have been ordered to close by the council due to excess noise. The authority had got complaints from residents about the Love and Ultra clubs on Calle Mariano Ruiz Cánovas, after several demands from the council that they do something about the decibel levels. A bar/restaurant on Paseo

Drivers Involved in Accidents in Torrevieja Face Drugs and Alcohol Test

Drivers involved in accidents in Torrevieja are to be tested for drugs in addition to the regular alcohol tests by the local police. New equipment is being brought in which will only be used in the case of accidents and not in random spot checks with some thirteen hundred accidents recorded in the city last

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