Castellon

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...

Third dose of COVID vaccine coming up for thousands of residents in Spain’s Valencia region

AN estimated 32,000 residents in the Valencia region are in line to receive a third dose of the COVID vaccine. The debate about whether or...

Major blow inflicted to Albanian drug mafia in Spain’s Castellon

THE Spanish National Police this week dealt a deadly blow to an Albanian drug-trafficking network with 107 suspected members arrested in Castellon and Catalunya. In...

IN PICS: Historic castle in Spain’s Morella restored thanks to €1.5m investment by Spanish government

IF the town of Morella in Castellon is famous for one thing, that is unmistakably its castle. Crowning and looming over the municipality like a...

CATS AND DOGS: Even stronger storms predicted for Spain’s Castellon this week

STILL more bad weather news for Castellon. The province has been hit by fierce thunderstorms and downpours for over a week now, but predictions suggest...

Spain’s Castellon flooded out by severe thunderstorms twice in one week

CASTELLON is once again being hit by severe storms, just days after part of a residential block in Peñiscola collapsed killing a teenager when...

Spain’s Valencia is bang on the money

THINGS are looking up for the economy of the Valencia region. Two developments have hit the headlines just days apart from each other that suggest...

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...

Teenager killed in house collapse in Spain’s Peñiscola

Although the exact causes for the accident are not yet known, the torrential rainfall that drenched Peñiscola and surrounding areas earlier this week - as reported by The Olive Press – and the state of the building are thought to be key reasons.

Spain’s Castellon flooded out by freak summer storms

CASTELLON Province suffered a freak storm this week that caused severe flooding and triggered hailstone warnings in many areas. Peñiscola was the worst hit, witnessing...

Fruit fraudsters with connections to Italian mafia arrested in Spain’s Valencia

NINE alleged members of a criminal gang connected to the Italian mafia have been arrested in La Safor district (Valencia Province) for allegedly conning...

Third prison fire in two weeks leaves one inmate dead in Spain’s Castellon

AN inmate at Castellon’s Albocasser prison died in the early hours of this morning (Monday) after setting fire to the mattress in his cell...

Several people arrested for knife attacks in Spain’s Castellon

KNIFE fights are becoming an increasing source of concern in Castellon Province. Several stabbings and arrests have taken place over the last couple of months...

Spain’s Valencia region is cheapest in the country for coastal holiday homes

Property market experts believe international demand will pick up again and return to pre-COVID levels once the pandemic passes.

ACCESSIBLE BEACHES: Holidaymakers with reduced mobility can enjoy sea and sand at 87 points along the coast of Spain’s...

THERE are currently 87 accessible beaches for people with reduced mobility and functional diversity throughout the Valencia region. Up to 46 towns and cities have...

Wildfire in Spain’s Castellon devours 500 hectares of forest and forces evacuation of entire town

DESPITE the best efforts of regional and local authorities, the weekend’s scorching temperatures, vicious westerly winds and electrical storms conspired to trigger several forest...

WHEN CHANGE IS NOT GOOD: UN report highlights climate change threat faced by Spain’s Valencia region

LARGER forest fires, more torrential downpours, flooding, droughts, heatwaves, severe coastal erosion and acidification of the sea await the Valencia region if carbon dioxide...

YELLOW AND BLUE: Spain’s Villareal football club loses UEFA Super Cup to Chelsea by one penalty

VILLAREAL football team came within a hair’s breadth of culminating their best season in history with a second European trophy last night (Wednesday August...

RED ALERT: Access closed to mountain and forest areas throughout Spain’s Valencia region to prevent fires during heatwave

The Generalitat officially announced the drastic and unprecedented decision today in an effort to prevent a repeat of the severe forest fires that have destroyed Greece and Turkey.

Five years for threatening to burn woman alive for her handbag in Spain’s Castellon

A WOMAN in Castellon has been sentenced to five years in prison for pouring petrol on another and threatening to set her alight in...

Spate of house fire deaths reported in Spain’s Castellon Province

THREE people have died in house fires in Castellon Province so far this year. The number of blazes due to electrical faults and other domestic...

First ‘real’ heatwave of the summer predicted for Spain’s Valencia region this week

THE Valencia region is bracing itself for what is predicted to be, somewhat surprisingly, the first real heatwave of the summer. Despite the usual high...

BACK IN BUSINESS: Construction trade in Spain’s Valencia region recovers pre-pandemic activity levels

VALENCIAN property developers have recovered pre-pandemic levels of business. The Valencian Federation of Construction Businesses (Fevet) this week confirmed that the sector suffered a severe...

Furniture thieves caught after stealing €100,000 worth of 17th century furniture in Spain’s Castellon

TWO women have been arrested on suspicion of stealing several pieces of 17th century furniture valued at €100,000 in Castellon Province. An investigation was launched...

OFFLINE: Spain’s Castellon Province among the worst for internet access in the country

Seven towns in Castellon have more than 1,000 homes each without broadband access – and the top three are major coastal tourist resorts.

Art lovers in uproar after 40-year-old mural by world-renowned artist is painted over in Spain’s Castellon

CASTELLON city council has come under fire this week after workers painted over a huge and historic mural created by internationally renowned local artist...

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