Thursday, December 8, 2022

Torrevieja

Christmas shivers ahead for Benidorm and the rest of a chilly Costa Blanca in Spain

COSTA BLANCA resorts like Benidorm and Torrevieja are in for a chilly Christmas, according to weather forecasters. A cold Atlantic front will sweep over...

Irish gangster John Gilligan out of prison after paying bail on Spain’s Costa Blanca

IRISH felon John Gilligan has been bailed after he was arrested in Torrevieja over drug trafficking in mid-October. The 68-year-old criminal was released from Alicante's...

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...

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...

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...

Costa Blanca driver’s reckless wrong-way journey in Spain’s Murcia region

A DRUNK and unlicensed Torrevieja motorist drove four kilometres against oncoming vehicles on a Murcia region motorway before crashing into another car. The Guardia Civil...

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...

Spanish Compliant Investment Bonds, QROPs, SIPPs – do you really know what they’re costing you?

John (I’ve changed his name for the sake of this article) wanted a second opinion on an investment plan he had set up when...

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...

Big blast rips through Torrevieja apartment block on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BUTANO gas cannisters inside a Torrevieja flat may have sparked a big explosion this morning(November 19) that destroyed two apartments. Nobody was injured as the...

British hoarder arrested over home blaze as fire crews dodge two metre hole on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH man has been arrested by Torrevieja's Guardia Civil after a fire broke out in his rubbish-filled home which also had a two-metre...

Police nab 40-times arrested con artist on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A FRAUDSTER is behind bars after the Policia Nacional arrested him in Torrevieja for flouting a string of court warrants across Spain. The dragnet eventually...

Alicante mayor is puzzled over pandemic curfew proposal for Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PROMINENT Costa Blanca mayor says that he is 'puzzled' over a Valencian government suggestion to impose a night-time curfew to combat the spread...

Question mark over plans for new €6 million health centre in expat area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

PLANS for a second Orihuela Costa medical centre are in serious doubt after it was confirmed, as expected, that Torrevieja area health services will...

Burglar rents out holiday homes he robbed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BURGLAR has been arrested for stealing from Torrevieja area houses and then letting them out as holiday homes. The Guardia Civil detained the 39-year-old...

Fake inspectors make phone calls to arrange cons on elderly people on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BOGUS gas inspector who stole cash and valuables from elderly people has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Torrevieja. He was part of...

Mayor in power for 30 years faces corruption quiz on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LOS MONTESINOS mayor, Jose Manuel Butron, could be thrown out of office if he is found guilty of harassment, bribery, and prevarication charges. Butron has...

Unlucky burglar tries to rob home of Guardia Civil agent on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BURGLAR made a massive mistake when he tried to break into a Torrevieja home which just happened to be owned by a Guardia...

Teachers get mass COVID-19 testing in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA council carried out mass COVID-19 testing on teachers and school staff yesterday(September 16), after their plans were initially scuppered by the Valencian government. A...

Regional government bans teacher COVID-19 tests in city on Spain’s Costa Blanca ahead of school reopenings

TORREVIEJA council has been banned from testing its 1,100 teachers for COVID-19 ahead of next week's start of the new school year. An email was...

Hate charges dropped against Madrid man over claims he wanted to spread COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MADRID man has had hate crime charges dropped by a judge after he appeared in a video claiming to have moved to the...

Accused love triangle killer of Irishman Carl Carr bailed after 18 months in jail on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN IRISHMAN accused of beating a friend to death in a fit of jealous rage has been freed from jail after 18 months in...

A council on Spain´s Costa Blanca has money to burn on a new corporate logo despite the coronavirus crisis

TORREVIEJA council on the southern Costa Blanca is to spend €115,000 of public money on creating a new “corporate image” and a new website. The...

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