GRANTS FOR HIRING ORIHUELA´S UNEMPLOYED

The Employment Development Department has provided a grant of 63,000 euro for a “Joint Employment Plan” which also involved the Ministry of Employment and the Provincial Council of Alicante.
Councillor for employment, Manuel Gallud, made …

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MOUNTAIN RESCUE IN ORIHUELA

Emergency teams were called to rescue a 33 year old man who had fractured a tibia after he fell whilst walking near the Cruz de la Muela, on the Or4ihuela mountainous range of Montepinar.
The incident occurred at around 10pm on Monday night between th…

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MOTORWAY CAR THEFT GANG CAUGHT

The Catalan Police have arrested three residents of El Prat de Llobregat in Barcelona, as alleged perpetrators of a number of robberies from service stations of the AP-7 motorway.
The information was released on Tuesday, stating that the incident took…

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TODAY IN SPAIN – 3 SEPTEMBER 2013

Following yesterday´s announcement that unemployment had dropped in July, the trend continued in August, according to figures released today, although not quite matching the near 65,000 reduction of July, August saw a total of 31 people finding w…

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MIRACLE RESULT AFTER BUS CRASH

Local police in Adeje, a city on the island of Tenerife and part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, we called to help the driver and passengers of a bus that had left the road in a dramatic fashion.
Luckily, nobody was injured in the incident,…

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ORIHUELA JOINS SEATBELT CLAMPDOWN

The local police in Orihuela have announced their intention to participate in a national campaign being launched by the DGT traffic department, aimed at ensuring the correct use of seatbelts and child restraints in cars.
The awareness campaign is set …

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AUDIENCE SUCCESS FOR TV BULL FIGHTING

With the return of bull fighting to Spanish television, TVE 1 managed to gain 10% of the audience share, with 1,019,000 people tuning in to watch the first event on their screens for a year. The shows building up to the main event also took 7.3% of the…

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