Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Castellon

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...

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...

MOT FOR HOUSES: All buildings over 50 years old required to pass check-ups every 10 years in Spain’s Valencia...

Failure to do so can lead to fines of between €600 and €6,000.

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Two Star hotel up for sale in Spain’s rural Castellon

A TWO-STAR hotel in Cabanes has been listed for sale online for those looking for a business opportunity. The Hotel La Cava in the Castellon...

Man gored in the face during bullrunning fiesta in Spain’s Castellon

A 36-YEAR-OLD man has been seriously injured after being gored in the first bullfighting weekend since the start of the pandemic in the town...

CASTELLON TAKES OFF: Aeroplane construction and maintenance course planned for Castellon-Costa Azahar airport

CASTELLON airport will host professional plane building and maintenance courses from September. The Generalitat announced yesterday (Wednesday April 28) that up to 30 young students...

BREAKING: Appointments for second Astrazeneca COVID shot cancelled for residents aged 60 to 65 in Spain’s Valencia region

The Generalitat insists that no one will be left out or forgotten, and that the new appointments will follow very soon.

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...

DOWN ON THE FARM: Plans underway to launch first ‘open farms’ day in Spain’s Valencia region to promote sustainable...

IF the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it is to appreciate the importance of local commerce – specially when it comes to food. Producers,...

THE WAY FORWARD? How cooperative companies in Spain’s Castellon are beating the COVID crisis

Spokespeople reveal that the secrets of success of their business model are flexibility and self-regulation, with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances, diversify and create new lines of business.

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.

GIANT KILLERS! But just who are the Yellow Submarine, the team that conquered mighty Manchester Utd?

VILLAREAL's victory over the mighty Manchester United really is a David vs Goliath story. The Yellow Submarine, as Villareal are known, won the match...

Hotels in Spain’s Castellon weather the COVID storm thanks to domestic tourism

DOMESTIC tourism is keeping Castellon hotels afloat this year. According to new figures published by regional hospitality trade association Hosbec, the hotel sector in the...

Controversy in Spain’s Castellon over withdrawal of LGTBI library books

A HEATED debate is raging in Castellon in Spain's Valencia region after 32 book titles, affecting 11 libraries, have been temporarily withdrawn after a...

LIGHTS OUT: Valencia region is third worst in Spain for light pollution and energy efficiency

Regional government sources insist that a project is currently being drawn up ready for the approval of a regional energy efficiency law in the near future.

CHILD BEATERS ARRESTED: Couple from Spain’s Castellon detained for severely injuring newborn baby

A COUPLE from Torreblanca (Castellon) have been arrested on suspicion of inflicting severe brain injuries on their two-month-old baby after the child was admitted...

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.

THAT’S MORE LIKE IT: Crowds allowed back into football and basketball stadiums in Spain’s Valencia and Balearic Islands from...

All eyes are now on the upcoming UEFA European Championship, when hopefully up to 16,000 fans will be able to watch the Spanish national squad face Sweden in Sevilla on June 14.

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN…Authorities in Spain’s Valencia warn of forest fire threat with easing of COVID restrictions

THE widespread easing of restrictions on movement within Spain and Europe in general is being hailed by most as a return to normality –...

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...

THEY DID IT! Spain’s Villareal beat Manchester United in Europa League final to win first ever major title

Needless to say, celebrations in Castellon look set to continue throughout the rest of the week.

Spain’s Peñiscola calls for COVID infection rates to be worked out according to summer population figures

COVID infection percentages worked out according to population numbers at the beginning of the year are much higher than they should be now.

15 years jail time for gym coach who abused students in Spain’s Castellon

A FORMER gymnastics coach has been sentenced to 15 and a half years in prison for abusing his students.  Carlos Franch Calpe, a former Betxí...

GREEN TOWNS: Small village in Castellon among the 10 most environmentally friendly towns in Spain according to Greenpeace

A SMALL mountain village in inland Castellon is one of the 10 most environmentally friendly towns in Spain, according to Greenpeace. A study by the...

AND THE OSCAR GOES TO… International paella awards granted to restaurants in 10 countries

UP to 275 restaurants in 10 countries have been granted the coveted Wikipaella distinction. Known as the ‘paella Oscars’, Wikipaella is a non-profit organisation backed...

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...

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