Monday, June 27, 2022

Torrevieja

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...

Health services in major British expat area of the Costa Blanca in Spain will be publicly-run from October

TORREVIEJA Hospital and the local health department serving 180,000 people will return to public management on October 15. The Valencian Superior Court has rejected a...

What’s the worst that can happen to your investment or pension in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Often the first question asked by clients considering an investment or pension with Chorus Financial! So,...

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...

Homeowners on Spain’s Costa Blanca ran away after indoor marijuana farm goes up in smoke

AN illegal electricity hook-up to an indoor marijuana farm is believed to have started a house fire in Torrevieja last Saturday(April 10) Neighbours heard an...

The pension freedoms trap. Is your UK pension affected?

On 6 April 2015 the retirement landscape for Brits all over the world changed dramatically. Pension freedoms were introduced, and people were given the...

RISE & SHINE! Robbing couple get a surprise morning wake-up call from the Guardia Civil on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GUARDIA Civil officers stormed a Torrevieja address last month to arrest a couple who stole from rural properties across the Costa Blanca. The Spanish husband...

PEDAL POWER as police pull over a bicycle with a hidden engine on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Costa Blanca cyclist crossed paths with the law after giving his bicycle extra speed by attaching an engine to it. The 41-year-old man redefined...

Living in Spain? Where will you pay Inheritance Tax?

‘In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes’ – Benjamin Franklin Never a truer word spoken, and quite honestly a depressing one!  Part of...

Belligerent Bulgarian murder fugitive doesn’t think straight as he abused police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Bulgarian man wanted for murder in his country made a fateful mistake in abusing the Policia Nacional in an incident which was videoed...

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