Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Castellon

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...

COVID ‘fifth wave’ collapses health centres in Spain’s Castellon

LOCAL health centres throughout Castellon Province are reporting severe problems caused by the fifth COVID wave currently sweeping the Valencia region. Spokespeople for the public...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

WAITERS WANTED: Restaurants and bars in Spain’s Castellon just cannot get the staff

BARS and restaurants in Castellon Province are desperate for summer staff. Despite the financial and employment crisis caused by the coronavirus, the hospitality trade is...

RED ALERT: Spain’s Valencia region placed on top weather warning for extreme heat

THE Valencia region is on red alert for extreme heat today (Monday July 12). Following similar warnings in southern Spain and orange alerts – the...

Two towns in the Valencia region among the prettiest fishing villages in Spain

TWO Valencian coastal towns are among the eight prettiest fishing villages in Spain. Peñiscola in Castellon and the island of Tabarca off the coast of...

JURASSIC PARK: New species of dinosaur discovered in Spain’s Castellon

A NEW species of dinosaur has been discovered in Castellon province in Spain's Valencia region. Investigators working at the Portell de Morella (Els Ports) archaeological...

Beach in Spain’s Castellon closed to bathers due to pollution

CASTELLON city’s Gurugu beach was closed to bathers between Monday and Tuesday this week due to pollution. The authorities launched an emergency protocol and banned...

WELCOME TO CASTELLON: Why you should visit the northern province of Spain’s Valencia region this summer

CASTELLON is considered by many to be the hidden jewel in the Valencia region. While Alicante and Valencia are widely hailed as top tourist destinations...

COVID IN CASTELLON: Cases increase in Spanish province after students import Delta strain from Mallorca

NEW COVID cases continue to spiral in Castellon Province and the first positives with the Delta variant have already been detected. Yesterday (Wednesday July 30),...

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 –...

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.

Valencia region is second preferred holiday destination in Spain this year

THE Valencia region has overtaken Catalunya on the ranking of preferred domestic tourism destinations for Spaniards. Only Andalucia remains more popular than the Valencia region...

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...

SPOILT FOR CHOICE: Spain’s Valencia area has double the amount of shopping space than other major European cities

VALENCIA Province has double the amount of shopping surface than any other major European region. This surprising statistic was revealed today (Thursday June 24) by...

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