Calls to Save Water as Reserves Remain Low

Water reservoirs in the Valencian Community are at the some of the lowest levels in the whole of Spain with its reservoirs at 30% and 34% of its capacity in the Segura and Júcar basins respectively, according to the latest data from embalses.net. Meanwhile, in the rest of the Iberian Peninsula there are places where …

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Ambulance Strike across Valencia a ‘Success’

Union officials representing ambulance workers have described the first day of an indefinite strike as a “success”. The unions have called the protest in demand of a fair collective agreement, before the “repeated breach” of the commitments made by the employers of the sector, the improvement of working conditions and risk prevention, as well as …

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Flying between Manchester and Spain? Beware of these new charges!

If you´re flying between Spain and Manchester in the U.K., you might not be aware that the airport is about to start charging all vehicles dropping passengers off at the terminal building.   The airport says that the aim is to try and relieve “crippling congestion” around the terminal buildings and have set up a …

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Major Anticorruption Case Reveals Potential Traffic Signal Fraud

Almost 600 officers from the National Police are involved in an investigation linked to municipal councils installing traffic systems, including traffic lights, radar controls and others. The investigation has led officers to look into councils run by different political bodies in Madrid, Asturias, Castilla y León, Aragón, Andalucía, Comunidad Valenciana and Cataluña. So far, the …

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Three Arrested in Torrevieja after Crime Spree

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested three people for being part of a criminal organisation, suspected of being responsible for up to 16 thefts from shops in less than a week. The group, who lived together in the same house in Torrevieja, targeted stores in Elche, Orihuela Costa, Sant Vicent del Raspeig and Alicante, …

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Truck Stop Robbers Arrested

In a joint operation between officers from the Guardia Civil and the National Police, working under the operational name of “TOLVAJ”, a criminal group dedicated to robbery in trucks parked in service areas and industrial estates of the A-2 motorway has been disbanded. The area where the gang would operate was specifically in sections of …

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Psychoactive Substances worth Millions Seized

Investigators have dismantled a criminal organization dedicated to the production and distribution of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), with more than 100 types NPS having been seized in two laboratories in the provinces of Granada and Valencia, with a market value in excess of 12 million euro. In addition, more than 4.5 million euro in cryptocurrencies …

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Centauro Car Rental Celebrates 45 Years in Service

Spanish car rental company Centauro is celebrating 45 years serving visitors to Spain, with an expansion of their fleet to reach 20,000 vehicles. So far this year, the company has opened six new offices at key locations, four in the main airports in Italy, one in Portugal and one in Barcelona. In a statement, the …

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Almost a Million Passengers Per Day at the Airports

This weekend sees the first major operation on the roads of Spain where traffic is set to increase tremendously, but a similar picture can also be painted at the airports. Estimations collated for Operation Output 2018 is showing an estimated 7.6% growth in airport passengers compared to last year, reaching an average of 960,000 passengers …

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