Torrevieja

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

Fire crew hoist overweight man out of Costa Blanca apartment window in Spain

FIREFIGHTERS had to call in a special crane to rescue an overweight man trapped in his Torrevieja home. The 185 kilo(27 stone) resident lives in...

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

New accident leads to speed bumps appearing by dangerous pedestrian crossing on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPEED bumps have been installed close to a Torrevieja pedestrian crossing after a man was struck by a car just 24 hours after a...

Elderly holidaying couple are killed on a pedestrian crossing in the Costa Blanca area of Spain

A couple on holiday from Madrid were killed on a Torrevieja pedestrian crossing last night(August 23). The French driver of the van that hit them...

Removal firm on Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol was used to export drugs from Spain to Sweden

A Swedish-owned removal company operating out of the Marbella and Torrevieja areas of Spain was used as a front to make major drug shipments....

Elderly woman wakes up to see smiling burglar at her bedside on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A noisy Torrevieja burglar woke up a woman in her bedroom and gave her a smile before running away. A 20-year-man has been arrested by...

Should you move your pensions into one pot?

By Tracy Storer, Senior Partner, Chorus Financial. If you've had more than one job since your career begun, it's likely you've got pensions with different...

Dumb attacker slashes man’s neck and gets arrested after reporting a finger injury to the police on Spain’s Costa...

A Torrevieja man has been jailed for attempted murder after popping into a police station to report a cut finger caused by an assault. The...

Popular tourist spot on the Costa Blanca in Spain could get a €30 million revamp

PLANS to build a €30 million leisure area in Torrevieja's port have been submitted to the Valencian Government. The proposal from local firm Inmuebles y...

Children hooked on drugs are forced to rob homes on Spain’s Costa Blanca to pay off debts to criminal...

A Torrevieja gang supplied drugs to children and forced them to rob homes as payment. 11 people, including four minors, were arrested for belonging to...

Costa Blanca squatters ‘sold’ properties for virtually nothing or used them as drug farms in Torrevieja area of Spain

A Torrevieja gang occupied empty properties which they sold off for a miniscule amount of money or used them to grow and sell drugs. 11...

British fugitive brothers ram a police car before getting arrested on the Costa Blanca in Spain

TWO British brothers wanted in the UK for drug trafficking and being part of a million pound robbery have been arrested in Torrevieja. The men...

Man tipped a cupboard onto his mother to conceal baseball bat killing at her Costa Blanca home in Spain

A Belgian man has been jailed for 18 years after he murdered his mother in Torrevieja. The 41-year-old killer, named as Jean Christophe C, repeatedly...

Did you sign up with a Financial Adviser in Spain?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms of...

Man arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca for sexually grooming children by offering them online game credits

A Torrevieja man has been arrested for sexually grooming children via online game sites and offering them game 'credits' in exchange for explicit photos...

Cold called about your pensions and investments in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Within the last 24 hours both myself and my colleague working from our Costa Blanca office...

Major hospital used by British expats has lowest waiting lists in Costa Blanca area of Spain

TORREVIEJA Hospital has the lowest average surgery waiting lists in the Valencian Community. The 42 day figure from the regional health ministry contrasts to 106...

Living in Spain but still have a UK based financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Chorus Financial are receiving an increasing number of enquiries from those of you living in Spain...

Brilla Torrevieja music festival to make its debut on Spain’s Costa Blanca this August

A BRAND new festival, Brilla Torrevieja, will be taking place in the centre of the coastal city, at Era de la Sal between August...

All aboard! Electric bus pilot test launched in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN electric bus is being tested for three days until June 17, as part of the Energy Transition Project by AVANZA. Named, URBINO 12, the...

Five caught in blazes in Costa Blanca’s Torrevieja including seven-year-old girl and baby

FIVE people, including a baby, young girl and three adults were injured in two separate fires, which occurred in Torrevieja in the early hours...

‘Phishing’ and ‘Smishing’ gang on the Costa Blanca in Spain used credit card details conned out of victims

EIGHT people have been arrested in Almoradi and Torrevieja for running a nationwide scam that stole the credit card details of least 48 people. The...

A new ‘contemporary’ corporate logo costing €33,000 is unveiled by a Costa Blanca council in Spain

TORREVIEJA mayor, Eduardo Dolon, has unveiled a new corporate logo for the Costa Blanca city. €33.000 of public money has been spent on producing the...

Landmark in a Costa Blanca city in Spain gets a full clean some 46 years after its unveiling

A Torrevieja landmark is getting a major makeover to repair damage caused by coastal erosion. The 'Hombre de Mar'(Man of the Sea) statue, was designed...

Investment Alert! Are you invested in Momentum Harmony, Lombard Russell or Privee Select Funds?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial I’ve come across a number of clients in the above-mentioned funds. They are commonly used by certain...

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