Tagged: Torrevieja

More Public Toilets for Torrevieja?

A Torrevieja politician has called on the council to have more public toilets open around the city. Pilar Gómez from the Ciudadanos party has put down a motion saying that the toilets by the seafront promenade should be open all year round, with the current Mayor, José Manuel Dolón, pledging to improve the provision of

Naked Decomposing Bodies Discovered in Torrevieja Flat Shown to Have Died Naturally

The naked bodies of a man and woman were found on Tuesday evening inside a Torrevieja home, with the Guardia Civil saying that early indications showed that they both died of natural causes. The dead woman’s son called the authorities after he had been unable to contact her for a few weeks at her first

Almost 100 Migrants Rescued on Spanish Coastlines Last Saturday

Authorities say that 92 migrants travelling in five makeshift boats were rescued off Spain’s coast on Saturday, with nine Algerians being picked up in a boat off the coast of Torrevieja (pictured). Officials said that amongst those rescued were were 63 people from sub-Saharan Africa and 29 Algerians. The migrants also landed at Cabo de

Lo Ferris Campaigners Say No to Dog Beach

The “Save Lo Ferris” group in Torrevieja says that the area is not suitable to be home to the municipality’s first dog beach. Last week the council came up with a shortlist of six sites over which it wants to get the public’s views, before a final place is chosen.    The Lo Ferris campaigners

Manchester Former Firefighter Cycling to Australia Stops Off in Torrevieja

A Manchester man, who spent nine years walking 34,000 kilometres across 21 Latin American countries dropped in on Torrevieja last Friday as part of his latest adventure to promote the need to maintain the planet’s environment and to fight against pollution. Martin Hutchinson, a 55-year-old former firefighter, is now cycling to Australia via every European

Nine Immigrants Rescued and Brought to Torrevieja

A maritime coastguard boat has rescued nine people from a boat off the coast of the Alicante province on Saturday morning, transferring them to Torrevieja to be dealt with. Those rescued are said to have originated in Ghana and were heading to Spain to start a new life. The Salvamento Maritimo crew delivered the rescued

Cloning Credit Card Fraudsters Arrested

Two men, both aged 30, have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for using cloned credit and bank cards to buy goods and services on the Internet, including holidays and luxury hotels in Spain and France. The men live in Torrevieja and Aigües de Busot, with the Guardia saying that the alleged fraudsters swindled at

Toilet and Shower Facilities for Three Torrevieja Beaches

Beach access to three areas in Torrevieja is set to be improved, according to councillor Fanny Serrano. Speaking on behalf of the council’s government team, Serrano said that 21,000 euro was being earmarked for concrete walkways to be installed at Los Locos, El Cura and Los Náufragos beaches which will create a path to the toilet

Torrevieje Under Fire for Poor Access for Disabled People Around the Town

Access for disabled people around Torrevieja city came under the spotlight once again on Saturday in the annual “Walk Through The Jungle” organised by the local APANEE charity – the association of parents with special needs children. Wheelchairs and buggies were used in the hour-long walk from the town hall to highlight some of the problems in

No News Regarding Torrevieja Boardwalk Improvements

Torrevieja mayor José Manuel Dolón has written to the Alicante Provincial Council to find out why no work has started on the project for improving the boardwalk in the city between Punta Margalla and Avenida de las Habaneras. The project was being funded by Torrevieja council and the Alicante Provincial council and is meant to

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