Sunday, February 5, 2023

Torrevieja

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...

Corpse of striped dolphin found washed up on public beach in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A TORREVIEJA resident was shocked to discover a dolphin washed up dead on San Roque beach this morning(March 17). The early morning walker found the...

‘NO CLEAN SWEEP’ as Torrevieja road cleaner used his work time to run a high-earning cocaine gang on Spain’s...

A Torrevieja road sweeper used his job as a cover to run a drugs gang which included an 80-year-old woman who stitched bags containing...

Does Your Financial Adviser Manage Your Pension or Investment In The Best Way Possible?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Chorus Financial strive to offer the best Investment Management in Spain, basing our client portfolios on...

Tireless efforts of Age Concern leader who has helped many people on Spain’s southern Costa Blanca

MAUREEN Payne, president of Age Concern Costa Blanca Sur, has been one of the region's most prominent figures in helping people within the community. She...

Dry spell ends with flooded roads in regular Torrevieja blackspots on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HEAVY rain brought flooding to Torrevieja on Sunday(March 7) with the usual quota of blocked or partially passable roads. Local forecasters, the Mastral Project, reported...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Over the last decade Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In...

Costa Blanca scammers with €1.5 million of fake notes con businessman in €50,000 switch in Spain

AN Altea business owner was scammed out of €50,000 by a Torrevieja-based family gang who switched genuine bank notes for fakes. The victim was reeled...

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

by 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...

No ‘conclusive’ evidence found of gun match with Veronica Guerin murder in Irish mobster’s garden on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BALLISTIC analysis of a gun found at the Torrevieja home of Irish drug racketeer, John Gilligan, has proved inconclusive as to whether it was...

Holiday home burglary gang stole from at least 30 properties on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Guardia Civil have arrested a ten-strong gang that stole and then sold items pinched from at least 30 Torrevieja holiday homes. Over €40,000 of...

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