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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Baby Rescued after being Locked in Car

Fire fighters from the Santander Provincial Consortium rescued a baby who had been trapped inside a vehicle in the Cantabrian capital. It was the child’s mother who alerted the authorities of the incident, when she called for assistance from the underground car park at the University Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla. According to the details of …

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Support Project Planned to Reduce Truancy

Torrevieja´s Municipal Commission of School Absenteeism, chaired by the mayor, José Manuel Dolón, held a meeting this week in which final approval was given for an innovative project which aims to reduce school truancy. The councillor for education, José Hurtado, explained that October 30 is the date when the project will begin, and will, hopefully, …

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Save the Children

In the recent special surveillance campaign which monitored the use of seatbelts and child restraint systems in vehicles, the Guardia Civil identified and stopped 161 children who were at risk, as they were not secured in the vehicles by any Read Full Article…

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New i-size Chart for Child Seats

The labelling on child seats has changed across Europe, making it theoretically easier for children to be secured in a more appropriate seat, thus making them safer. Now, the “i-size” chart is in operation, which focuses on the height, rather Read Full Article…

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BENIDORM CASTING CALL

The producers of the ITV hit comedy Benidorm are once again looking for extras to take part in the next series, set to begin filming at the end of March.
You will need to be a permanent resident of the Benidorm area between March and July in order to…

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SMOKING BAN HAS NOT AFFECTED BUSINESSES

Researchers at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) have published an article in the Gaceta Sanitaria publication, detailing how they believe that the smoking ban in bars and restaurants has not had a negative impact on the industry, …

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