• Local Police in Pilar de la Horadada Recover Stolen Bikes
    by Admin on 13/12/2018 at 20:16

    As well as the Guardia Civil in Torrevieja locking up thieves who stole a hundred bikes, the Local Police in Pilar de la Horadada have also been getting in on the crime fighting action. Officers from the Local Police in Pilar de la Horadada have recovered 3 bicycles in the last few days, all of […]

  • 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. […]

  • Tobacco, Cannabis and Technology Addictions on the Increase
    by admin on 11/12/2018 at 09:19

    According to the latest study, addiction to tobacco and cannabis is on the increase in Spain, as is a new addition to the addiction list, new technology. Smoking has seen an increase, according to the latest figures published by XII Encuesta sobre Alcohol y otras Drogas en España (EDADES) 2017 – 2018, seeing similar levels […]

  • Business Owners – Wednesday Deadline for Some Fire Safety Inspections
    by admin on 11/12/2018 at 09:14

    Wednesday, 12 December, is the deadline set out by the Spanish government for older buildings to have satisfactorily passed a fire safety inspection. It is a requirement of the new Fire Protection Regulations that older buildings undergo a mandatory test, which must have been completed by December 12, 2018. This legislation has already come into […]

  • A Christmas Treat for Dogs
    by admin on 11/12/2018 at 09:10

    Throughout December, Aristopet store in Madrid is hosting a range of special activities, and one is specifically designed for canine visitors, a special ball pool for dogs. Whilst shopping for a those extra Christmas gifts, your pet or puppy can wallow in the ball pool, playing the time away, and maybe even making new friends. […]

  • Save Money with Eco Friendly Appliances
    by admin on 11/12/2018 at 08:31

    The Spanish Federation of Traders Appliances (FECE) has launched a new campaign encouraging homeowners to buy newer, more eco-friendly appliances, and, in doing so, save yourself a fortune on energy bills. The FECE has created a series of posters which portray the values of energy efficient appliances, showing just how much money you can save […]

  • Airlines Critisised for Dirty Delay Tricks
    by admin on 11/12/2018 at 07:53

    According to a leading passenger compensation company, Airhelp, some airlines are increasing scheduled flight times in order to avoid paying compensation to passengers who are delayed. The company is basing the claims on a study by the British consumer organization WHICH, who report that despite the development of technology, some air routes are currently 35 […]

  • 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 […]