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Torrevieja bans parking for cars and motor homes on Calas de Torrevieja

Motor homes and Cars now prohibited from parking outside of authorized zones. Calas de Torrevieja Councilor announces new regulations: Antonio Vidal, The Councilor for the Environment and Beaches has announced the decision. The aim is to end abuse of parking, mainly by Motor homes for the area. La Higuera cove and Los Locos beach have […]

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Torrevieja Supermarket gives Free Temperature test to customers

A Torrevieja Supermarket is testing customers temperature at the entrance. The Torrevieja store in La Mata has an employee in full PPE with an Electronic Infrared thermometer taking clients temperatures as they enter. Many residents in the area are elderly Spanish and ex pats. Many said they were grateful for the additional safety measures and […]

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Torrevieja woman sentenced to four months in prison for repeatedly disobeying lock down

A Torrevieja woman has been give a four month prison sentence for disobeying lock down laws. The Torrevieja woman was stopped for the 4th time driving from Torrevieja to Elche. When questioned by traffic police she stated she was going to Elche for shopping. After a little investigation, this was found to be her 4th […]

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Further opportunities for Brexit info on the Costa Blanca

SINCE the beginning of this month the British Consulate in Alicante has been running a series of events for UK nationals on Living in Spain and Brexit where British Consul Sarah-Jane Morris and her team have updated residents with the latest information on Brexit and what this means for UK nationals living in Spain. Last […]

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Councillors questioned by locals on the Costa Blanca

WITH a good turnout of international residents, the recent meeting of the San Luis and Torrevieja Neghbourhood Watch was attended by three local councillors; Fanny Serrano, Carmen Morate and Carlos Gonzalez. There followed a heated debate about the lack of progress on completing the La Siesta Park, and the meeting expressed its disappointment that after […]

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Migrants keep on coming to Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE number of migrant boats reaching the Costa Blanca doesn’t seem to be slowing down as the Guardia Civil are still intercepting craft on an almost daily basis. Over the weekend 21 migrants were taken to the Guardia Civil HQ in Torrevieja after they landed in Cabo Roig. Of these five claimed to be between […]

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‘Who wears short shorts?’ – Costa Blanca uniform policy drama

A SCHOOL in Torrevieja has stopped a number of their students from attending classes as they are deemed to be wearing shorts…that are too short. The controversy blew up in the IES Torrevigia last week when a group of students were told that the shorts they were wearing went against the rules of the school. […]

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Family who allegedly sold drugs to children arrested

MEMBERS of the same family have been arrested for allegedly selling drugs to young people in a Torrevieja school.  It’s understood that three generations – a grandmother, mother and grandson – were involved. According to reports, the 16-year-old boy was the alleged trafficker of marijuana, cannabis resin and even cocaine among his fellow pupils and […]

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Salt flat ‘contamination’ fears on the Costa Blanca

OPPOSITION is growing from a number of organisations and companies about the plans to build a waste treatment plant between Torrevieja and San Miguel de Salinas.  The latest objections toward the project by Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHL) to build the plant have come from the Torrevieja Saltworks based on the iconic salt flats, who say […]

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240 km/h online speeding teen caught

BE careful what you share on social media… you might end up getting arrested. That’s the fate of a reckless 19-year-old from Torrevieja whose exploits behind the wheel of his car as he sped along the A-35 motorway as he passed through Vallada in Valencia were proudly boasted across Facebook. Driving at 240 kph, he […]

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Juvenile loggerhead turtle rescued on the Costa Blanca

TWO children who were passengers in a boat spotted a loggerhead turtle which seemed to be in distress some four kilometres from the mouth of the Torrevieja Marina. Worried that the turtle was struggling, a member of the family jumped into the water and removed the turtle, bringing it on board and wrapping in a […]

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WATCH: Gang of ten Croatian burglars arrested by National Police on Spanish Costas

A TOTAL of 10 people, three women and seven men have been arrested in Torrevieja and Malaga city accused of wide scale burglary. According to the National Police who made the arrest, the gang of 10, many of whom were Croatian, were based in Torrevieja but under took robberies in the provinces of Alicante, Almeria, […]

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Costa Blanca sex offender arrested on Costa del Sol

GUARDIA CIVIL officers from Alicante have arrested a man in Malaga in connection with sexual offences on a 13-year-old girl in Torrevieja at the end of June. The Argentine national aged 44, originally made contact with the girl via a social network and where he managed to gain her trust over a period of time. […]

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Urgent appeal for animal adopters in Costa Blanca

FOLLOWING an operation carried out by the Guardia Civil in Torrevieja which involved them seizing a number of animals, an urgent appeal has been made for people to adopt some of those taken in. The animals were found roaming around close to a finca in the Torrevieja urbanisation of El Limonar, among others that were […]

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Captain Onedin would be proud

JOSE MANUEL DOLON, the mayor of Torrevieja, has announced that he’s in negotiations about the future of the iconic ‘Pascual Flores’ ship in the municipality’s harbour. The historic three-masted schooner is famous for being one of a number of ships featured in the 1970’s BBC TV series The Onedin Line, and the mayor is discussing […]

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Man arrested over alleged WhatsApp sex offences while holidaying in Costa Blanca

AN alleged paedophile has been arrested in Bilbao by the Guardia Civil in connection with offences carried out in Torrevieja. The man is believed to have offered amounts of money and drugs to a number of children in exchange for sending him photographs and videos of a sexual nature via the WhatsApp message system. According […]