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  • Baby Found Abandoned in San Javier

    The emergency services in San Javier have rescued a baby, believed to be just 3 days old, found abandoned on a public road in San Javier. The 112 Emergency Coordination Centre received a call just after 15:00 on Wednesday reporting the baby on the roadside. The caller reported that the baby appeared to be “newborn” […]

  • Drifting to Prison

    An 18-year-old man, of French nationality, has been sentenced to 4 years in prison, the withdrawal of his driving licence for 16 months, and a fine of 1,000 euro for driving recklessly through the Alicante town of Elche. Neighbours in the area near calles Frasquita Vázquez and Orihuela reported the vehicle driving through the streets […]

  • Local Municipalities Offered EU WiFi Grant

    Just over fifty towns across the Valencia region are set to benefit from a European Union grant to allow the installation of free public WiFi hotspots. The European Commission announced the results of the second wave of proposals under the WiFi4EU project name, from which a total of 51 municipalities in the Valencia region will […]

  • Orihuela and Montesinos to get Free EU WiFi Grant

    The municipalities of Orihuela and Los Montesinos are amongst fifty towns across Valencia set to benefit from a European Union grant to allow the installation of free public WiFi. The European Commission announced the results of the second wave of proposals under the WiFi4EU project, from which a total of 51 municipalities in the Valencia […]

  • Surfing Torrevieja

    Torrevieja´s councillor for beaches, Javier Manzanares, has begun the process of amending the municipal ordinance to allow surfing in an area of the town. An area of the beach at La Mata is destined to be allocated as a surfing zone following an agreement reached with local surfers and the surf school. The location is […]

  • Summer School Registration Open

    Registration is now open for Torrevieja´s summer school with 300 places available in July and 163 in August, but if you want to sign your kids up you´d better hurry as the registration period closes next week. The councillor for Social Welfare, Fabiana Ibarra, announced the opening of the registration period for Summer School 2019, […]

  • Virgen del Carmen Cultural Centre Licence Granted

    The Virgen del Carmen Cultural Centre in Torrevieja has finally been granted an opening licence, after all relevant compliances have been satisfied. The centre, which opened in 2005, had been operating without the necessary licence, which ensures safety and security protocols are in place, amongst other things, and suffered a closure to the public as […]

  • Running Into Traffic!

    We all know that running is a great way of keeping fit, but within the urban landscape of towns and cities, the risk factor can increase, not from sporting injuries, but from runners choosing to mix with traffic. According to a recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Health approximately a third of all adults […]

  • Barcelona – The Future City Today

    During the Barcelona Motor Show, the Spanish traffic authority, the DGT, in conjunction with the city council, presented a framework that sets out Barcelona as a model city for the integration of future systems aimed at making roads safer places. Part of the developments which were showcased are assisted and autonomous driving systems, which can […]

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