Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Castellon

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...

Bouncer jailed for nine years for leaving clubber in vegetative state during nightclub brawl in Spain’s Castellon

A BOUNCER has been sentenced to nine years in prison for leaving a client in a vegetative state during a nightclub brawl.  The injuries occurred...

Rescued loggerhead turtles are taken back home off the Costa Blanca in Spain

TWO rescued loggerhead turtles have been released into the sea some 30 miles off the Costa Blanca shore. The two specimens were found off the...

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...

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...

LAND, LAND EVERYWHERE: New report reveals enough space to build nearly 48,000 council homes in Spain’s Valencia region

THE Valencian Housing department is set to publish its first ever report into the availability of land to build protected and affordable housing throughout...

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...

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.

Jogger brutalised by large pet dogs in Spain’s Castellon

Witnesses reveal that although the owners rushed to the victim’s aid, the dogs were acting with so much violence that they could not be separated at first.

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.

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...

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...

HERE WE GO: Regular flights between London and Spain’s Castellon resume after eight months

REGULAR flights have finally returned to Castellon airport eight months later. In what is being announced as a second ‘COVID summer’, the only international connection...

FROM PITCH TO PLATE: Spain’s Villareal football club opens own restaurant in Ceramica stadium

THESE are great times to be a fan of Villareal football club. Not only has Castellon’s ‘Yellow Submarine’ fought its way through to its first...

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...

WHERE’S THE BEEF? Castellon businessman sentenced to four years in prison for selling horse meat disguised as beef

A 60-YEAR-OLD businessman from Castellon has been sentenced to four years in prison for selling horse meat disguised as beef. The Supreme Court this week...

DESTINATION VALENCIA: Spanish region welcomes surge in UK travellers following easing of restrictions

UP to 32 flights from the UK are due to land in the Valencia region today (Monday) on the first day since the easing...

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...

EXPLAINED: Why bars and restaurants in places like Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca desperately need to stay open until...

THE Conhostor hospitality association has called for a two-hour extension on bar and restaurant hours in the Valencian Community to start from Monday(May 10). That's...

More than 13,500 music fans pack out 10-day festival in Spain’s Castellon

THE second edition of the Peñiscola From Stage festival ended on Sunday after 11 consecutive days of live music that drew more than 13,500...

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...

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...

NO FOURTH WAVE on the Costa Blanca in Spain as COVID cases and hospital admissions carry on falling

168 new coronavirus infections were announced tonight(May 6) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. COVID case numbers are continuing their downward spiral...

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...

FALLAS IN SEPTEMBER: Iconic Fallas festivities in Spain’s Valencia region will take place in September this year

As well as the actual monuments, the Fallas involve a huge number of activities and people, including flower offerings, extremely loud mascleta firecracker displays, parades, exhibitions and much more.

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