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Resort on Spain’s Costa Blanca goes to waste over Covid-19 tracking

TORREVIEJA is to follow other parts of Spain in monitoring the city´s sewage to spot any trends involving the coronavirus. Mayor Eduardo Dolón said that...

Torrevieja tourist market raided on Spain’s Costa Blanca for selling fake masks

TORREVIEJA police seized over 700 bogus PPE masks that were being sold at the city’s popular sea-front tourist market, known as the Paseo de...

Violent villain goes on armed crime spree on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Murcia man who threatened victims during robberies has been accused of going on a four-day crime spree in Torrevieja. The 32-year-old from Molina de...

Free parasols for bathers at popular tourist beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BATHERS enjoying their Covid-safe day on Torrevieja’s Playa del Cura were able to take away a free parasol yesterday, courtesy of the town’s Tourism...

WATCH: Seven high-speed boats seized as drug trafficking gang smashed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

MORE than three tonnes of hashish and seven specially-adapted speedboats have been seized in a combined police operation on the Costa Blanca. A total of...

Clumsy robbers leave trail of blood back to their own house after bungled robbery on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE had little difficulty catching a pair of clumsy burglars - they simply followed a trail of blood to catch the hapless duo. They...

Second drowning in a week on same tourist beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TRAGEDY has struck on the same popular beach for the second time in a week after a man drowned at La Mata in Torrevieja...

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...

Tourist beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca sees return of venomous stinger which cleared local waters last year

No other sightings have been reported so far and no warnings have been issued by local authorities

Huge public building on Spain’s Costa Blanca disinfected with ‘fogging’ technique ahead of crunch talks over future of area

THE International Auditorium of Torrevieja has carried out the disinfection and cleaning of all its facilities, using a new fogging technique, in order to...

Costa Blanca awakens to earthquake with 3.1 magnitude ‘shaking ground beneath the house’

TORREVIEJA and surrounding areas were awoken early this morning by an earthquake that rattled windows right across the southern areas of Costa Blanca. The quake...

Expat community group saves charity from bankruptcy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A GROUP of expats in Torrevieja have prevented homeless charity Reach Out going bankrupt amid the COVID-19 lockdown. The 'U3A' group is a self-help organisation...

Nocked for Six: Expat entertainer on Spain’s Costa Blanca bounces back after Covid-19 scare that nearly killed her

EXACTLY three months to the day, expat entertainer Nikki Nock was back to doing what she loves best, after nearly losing her life to...

Beaches in Torrevieja to open on June 17 – rules here

TORREVIEJA’S mayor, Eduardo Dolón, has finally announced when the city’s beaches will open. The big day will be Wednesday, June 17, now that all safety...

Flamingos nest for ‘first time ever’ in Torrevieja’s salt lake with at least 600 chicks born

A COLONY of pink flamingos has reproduced for the first time in Torrevieja’s salt lake, with estimates saying at least 600 chicks have hatched. Sightings...

Torrevieja Mayor blames dog-walkers causing ‘conflict’ as reason for new dog-friendly beach on rocky outcrop

The Mayor of Torrevieja has revealed why he suddenly banned dogs from the city's beaches, inciting public outcry and criticism. Eduardo Dolon said he wanted...

Only one of four Vega Baja towns opens its beaches despite Valencia region moving into Phase 2 of Spain’s...

GUARDAMAR will be the only Vega Baja resort to open it’s beaches on Monday, despite the whole region moving into Phase 2 of the...

Mayors united in demanding answers from regional government about lack of Phase 2 de-escalation in Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Mayors of two Costa Blanca cities want proper explanations as to why the Costa Blanca and the rest of Valenciana region will not...

Man fakes his own 4am kidnapping to hide whereabouts from his wife on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A TORREVIEJA resident who reported he had been kidnapped in the early hours of Wednesday morning, May 20, has now been arrested for simulating...

Costa Blanca authorities develop app to encourage safe use of beaches during COVID-19 de-escalation plan

GOING to the beach amid confusing COVID-19 restrictions may soon be made much easier thanks to an app being developed by the Costa Blanca...

Torrevieja distributes 2,000 food parcels to needy on Spain’s Costa Blanca amid coronavirus crisis

TORREVIEJA has seen an extraordinary campaign of kindness emerge during the coronavirus crisis. During the last week, its Social Welfare Department has delivered 2,022 food...

Mayors look for unity and clarity regarding opening of beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE beaches of Costa Blanca are opening, but at different times, and - frustratingly - with different rules regarding social distancing and other coronavirus-related...

IN PICS: Volunteers from public and private sectors ‘show solidarity’ by making 6,000 meals in THREE days for Costa...

SCORES of volunteer chefs, restaurants, hotels and council staff have been recognised for their efforts helping the needy during the Coronavirus pandemic. Over 150 volunteers...

Suspended sentence for Costa Blanca woman caught on 45km shopping trip four times in 12 days

A TORREVIEJA woman has escaped going to jail after she was caught flouting lock-down mobility restrictions FOUR times. Guardia Civil traffic police caught her travelling...

Costa Blanca health workers given meals, cars and rooms by local businesses, and isolated patients even given PC tablets

TORREVIEJA University Hospital has been overwhelmed by donations of meals, hotel rooms and even apartments during the Covid-19 crisis. PPE and material for the leisure...

WATCH: Madrid man threatens to f*** Costa Blanca town with Covid-19 before expulsion for ‘hate crime’

TORREVIEJA magistrates have expelled the man that boasted of travelling from Madrid to spread Coronavirus throughout the city. The order prohibits Antonio BD from, “residing...

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