Friday, January 27, 2023

Torrevieja

Two UK nationals in Spain included in New Year’s Honours list

TWO UK nationals in Spain have been named in the New Year’s Honours list.  Beverley Corbett, who is a volunteer at charity Noah’s Ark, has...

Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca pilots online booking scheme to see the Guardia Civil

TORREVIEJA'S Guardia Civil is taking part in a pilot scheme where residents will be able to book an appointment online to file a complaint. Three...

Costa Blanca builders in Spain cheated customers by robbing their homes

A three-man Alicante Province robbery gang that posed as builders has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. The men offered masonry services on a variety...

Have you spoken to your financial adviser lately?

Since the referendum in June 2016, the headlines have been dominated by Brexit. Right from those early days of disbelief, to the countless anti-Brexit...

Be alarmed: British couple narrowly escape house fire in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH couple are urging people to ensure they have a working smoke alarm after they cheated death at their Torrevieja retirement home. On April...

Doctors from across Spain’s Costa Blanca to prop up Torrevieja Hospital staff numbers this summer

DOCTORS from Alicante Province hospitals will be drafted in to boost staffing at Torrevieja Hospital during the summer holiday season. Valencia's new Health Minister, Miguel...

Drunk motorist’s car climbs pavement to hit five people in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIVE people were mowed down by a drunk driver in Torrevieja on Sunday morning(October 17) Two of those hit at around 4.00 am were taken...

Cocaine dealers on Spain’s Costa Blanca hid stashes in secret car compartments

A Torrevieja cocaine gang fell foul of the law after trying to conceal shipments of drug stashes in hidden car compartments. Three people have been...

Weekly Market Roundup

Weekly Market News - 16/05/2022 Stock markets had another rough week with some very choppy moves on concerns over monetary tightening to combat high inflation...

Travelling robbery gang plundered Costa Blanca region properties in Spain

A gang that staged home robberies across Alicante Province has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. The three travelling thieves, all Georgian nationals, were refused...

Angry hospitality sector airs closure grievances to Torrevieja mayor on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AROUND 400 hospitality business owners and workers protested outside Torrevieja's Town Hall this morning(January 22) over the enforced closure of their sector. The crowd expressed...

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...

The 7 financial steps to take for a fresh start to life in Spain for 2021

I always like to write an article at the end of each year to give people some financial tips to help them prepare for...

Mystery of lower COVID-19 vaccination rates in expat areas of southern Costa Blanca in Spain

ONLY 72% of people aged 12 and over have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the Torrevieja health department region. The number of full inoculations...

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...

Foreign house buyers on Spain’s Costa Blanca return to pre-pandemic levels

PROPERTY purchases by non-Spanish buyers on the Costa Blanca returned to pre-pandemic levels last year. Figures from the Association of Notaries showed 21,458 homes were...

International award renewed for health centre in British expat area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Torrevieja health centre that serves a large British expat population has once again won an international award for its high standards. The facility on...

Could you be paying less for your investments and pensions in Spain?

Tracy Storer Senior Partner Chorus Financial I’ve just come out of a regular review with one of my clients, and top of the agenda was an analysis...

Man suffers hypothermia and bruising after rescue from choppy Costa Blanca waters of Spain

EMERGENCY services rescued a Russian man who could not get out of the sea on Tuesday evening at Torrevieja's Cala de la Higuera. It's not...

Identity Card office mayhem on Spain’s Costa Blanca as family injure three police officers in COVID-19 row

THREE Policia Nacional officers in Torrevieja needed medical treatment after being attacked by a family picking up their Spanish ID cards. The five-strong group had...

British bar robber caught in the act by off-duty Guardia Civil agent in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH thief was rumbled by an off-duty Guardia Civil agent when he tried to leave a Torrevieja bar with stolen cash and alcohol. Bail...

Home robbers caught in the act in Costa Blanca area of Spain

FOUR members of a Torrevieja home robbery gang have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. The men- aged between 30 and 45- were caught red-handed...

Costa Blanca city in Spain stages its first-ever official outdoor New Year’s Eve party

TORREVIEJA council will host the city's first official outdoor party tonight to see in the New Year. The Plaza de la Constitucion is traditionally a...

Angry farmers from south-eastern Spain descend on Madrid over major threat to crop irrigation

UP to 15,000 farmers took to the streets of Madrid on Wednesday to protest against new protection rules for the river Tajo which will...

Distracted smartphone pedestrians on Spain’s Costa Blanca get Europe’s first road crossing warning lights

TORREVIEJA has become Europe's first city to install warning pavement lights to warn mobile phone distracted pedestrians of dangers at crossings. Traditional red and green...

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...

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