• Cars Without Eco Stickers Restricted in Madrid
    by Admin on 11/12/2018 at 20:55

    Once again, Madrid is facing high levels of contamination caused by motor vehicle emissions, but unlike during previous episodes of pollution when everyone was confused as to who could drive where and when, this time the city council is able to better control access, thanks to the introduction of the Eco Sticker. On Wednesday, 12 […]

  • Twenty Thousands Alcohol and Drugs Tests Per Day This Week
    by Admin on 11/12/2018 at 06:04

    The DGT launched a special awareness campaign on Monday, aimed at alerting drivers to the dangers of having consumed alcohol or drugs before driving. As part of the campaign, every day this week, including the weekend, the Guardia Civil Trafico will be conducting 20,000 tests on drivers, to ensure that they are safe behind the […]

  • Has Your Bike Been Stolen from Around the Torrevieja Area?
    by Admin on 07/12/2018 at 15:27

    If you’ve suffered the theft or loss of a bicycle in the Torrevieja and surrounding area, you could be in luck, as officers from the Guardia Civil have recovered more than 80 in the arrest of four thieves. Officers from the Guardia Civil in Torrevieja have arrested four men, three of Moroccan nationality, aged 20,38 […]

  • Spanish Traffic Law – Free eBook
    by Admin on 03/12/2018 at 11:00

    The Spanish Traffic Law eBook is available to read online, or download in PDF form for free. The document is over 500 pages and is the full translation of the Spanish traffic law, including explanations and commentary by Traffic Police Officers. To view and read online, click the image below. To download, scroll down the […]

  • Thinking of Buying an Electric Scooter this Christmas? You may want to reconsider!
    by Admin on 29/11/2018 at 10:00

    In the last year, the interest in Personal Mobility Vehicles (Vehículos de Movilidad Personal or VMP) has rocketed, not only in Spain, but global interest has seen a variety of vehicles taking to the streets and pavements, but the speed in which they have spread has caused legislative problems and confusion amongst many different sectors. […]

  • First Death by Scooter Recorded
    by Admin on 29/11/2018 at 07:30

    The death of a 92-year-old woman in Barcelona in August has now been attributed as being the first fatality in Spain where an electrically powered scooter had been involved. The woman had been hit in the Esplugues de Llobregat area of Barcelona, when it was being ridden by two young men. The incident occurred on […]

  • More than 20 Rescued from Boats off the Coast
    by Admin on 07/12/2018 at 13:37

    The Maritime Rescue Service, supported by the Cruz Roja, have rescued at least 22 people who were travelling in boats off the coast of Torrevieja, intending to reach Spain from Africa.   At least 4 of the people rescued are women, plucked from two boats by the Salvamar Mirfak rescue boat, before being transferred to […]

  • Costa Blanca Tourism Up Again
    by Admin on 07/12/2018 at 11:42

    The Valencia region welcomed 8,278,401 foreign tourists between January and October, 2.5% more than in the same period of the previous year, with the United Kingdom and the Nordic countries as the main origin of those tourists. The figures are recorded by the National Institute of Statistics in their latest report, released today, which also […]

  • Cruz Roja Flag Day
    by Admin on 07/12/2018 at 11:38

    If you’re out and about in Torrevieja on Friday, be sure to keep an eye out for Cruz Roja members, who will be offering flags for those who support them with a little donation. The teams will have information tables set up, one at the Plaza de la Constitución and one near the Hombre del […]

  • Arrest in Major Drug Investigation
    by Admin on 07/12/2018 at 11:35

    Three people have so far been arrested, with other detentions looming, after an investigation by the National Police led to the breakup of a major drug supply network. The arrests have followed weeks of investigations, resulting in a van being intercepted in Torrevieja, and sixteen thousand euro in cash being found, along with half a […]

  • Mayor calls for Political Unity
    by Admin on 07/12/2018 at 11:32

    In Thursday’s commemorative events recognising 40 years since the birth of Spain as a constitution, the mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón, advocated “working not only to maintain the constitutional consensus, but to expand and improve it.” The head of Torrevieja council stands experienced in supporting unity, as he himself is from a lesser supported […]

  • Torre la Mata from a tiny planet point of view
    by admin on 06/12/2018 at 14:45

    Torre la Mata from a tiny planet point of view […]