Free TV in fro Hospital Patients

From 15 February, getting sick will now come with at least one bonus, patients in the province´s hospitals will be able to enjoy free TV in their rooms. For the past 9 years patients have had to subscribe to use the service, although a few free channels were available, but from February the service will …

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Owner and Dogs Rescued from Alicante Inferno

A dramatic fire in an apartment block led to concerns for the owner and the dogs who lived there, but fire fighters were quick to the scene. The fire swept through an Alicante apartment on Friday night, completely destroying the third-floor home, but the owner and two dogs were lucky to be rescued by fire …

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Arrest in Major Drug Investigation

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 …

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Torrevieja on Tourism Barometer of Social Media

The Valencia regional tourism department has published the results of this year’s social media barometer, which shows Torrevieja amongst the most talked about destinations throughout the first six months of this year. It’s the eleventh time the results have been published, a system which trolls through the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube looking …

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Gender Violence Awareness Events

Councillor for Social Services, Women and Equality, Fabiana Ibarra, has launched an awareness campaign which will run from today until November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. “We do not want this date to be just a commemoration, and that is how we transmit it throughout the year, developing intense …

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Third Year for Cat Castration Campaign

Torrevieja’s councillor for Animal Protection, Carmen Morate, has reported that the provincial government of Alicante has offered a grant on more than ten thousand euro to Torrevieja to help control cat colonies in the town. In total, 10,252.50 euro has bene awarded, and so, “During the past week and this, the feeders that deal with …

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Classic Car Tour Arrives in Alicante

Andorra, Huesca, Soria and Cuenca have already received the largest collection of touring classic cars in Europe, and now they have arrived in Alicante, before heading off with another four stages ahead, Almería, Cazorla, Ciudad Real and Madrid. More than one hundred teams have already completed half of the test, overcoming steep slopes, mud, puddles …

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Autumn Cultural Schedule Published

Torrevieja’s councillor for culture, Domingo Perez, has presented the schedule for the autumn cultural calendar, offering a range of events which includes concerts, exhibitions and cultural and leisure events for the months of October , November and December. More events will be added to the calendar as the season progresses, but the schedule already includes …

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Bird Spotting in Torrevieja

Towards the end of this month, Torrevieja will be a haven for bird spotters, as the Birding Festival Humedales del Sur de Alicante returns to the Parque Natural de la Mata. The dates for your diary are the 26, 27 and 28 October, for an event dedicated to the world of birds and ornithological tourism …

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