Batería de Castillitos, Cartagena – Virtual Tour

Have a look around the Batería de Castillitos, Cartagena, an historic site where soldiers used to keep watch, now a tourist attraction, high in the hills of Cartagena. You can still see much of the legacy left behind as you walk through the area and imagine a time, not too long ago, when soldiers feared […]

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JUDO COMPETITION THIS WEEKEND

The locally based NAZOMI Judo Club is participating in a competition this weekend which will bring hundreds of young people from across Spain to compete in Torrevieja.
The third Jornada Liga Judito takes place on Sunday from 9:00 in the sports city, …

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PILOT ACQUITTED IN SUITCASE CASE

A court in Elche has acquitted a pilot who was accused of stealing a loaded suitcase near to Alicante-Elche airport in 2013.
In October of 2013, a Dutch couple who had rented a car at the airport were stopped by another vehicle blocking their path. A …

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ORIHUELA COUNCILLOR TABLES ANTICORRUPTION NOTION

Asuncion Mayoral, ostracised member of the CLr political group and unassigned councillor of Orihuela, aims to table a motion in the plenary meeting that prevents politicians accused in corruption cases from standing for election.
Of course should the…

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CALLS TO RENAME TORREVIEJA SPORTS CENTRE

The Los Verdes of Torrevieja are calling for the sports city to have the name Infanta Cristina removed from the title, after the Princess was charged in a tax fraud case.
Their aim is to have the centre free from any reference to an individual, simpl…

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COMPANIES SANCTIONED FOR WEBSITE INACCESSIBILITY

The Spanish Ministry of Health has opened disciplinary proceedings against department store chain El Corte Inglés, airline Iberia and telecom company Jazztel, after complaints were raised relating to the accessibility of their websites for peop…

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KILLER TRIAL SUSPENDED

The judge presiding over a case in which a male is charged in connection with an attack on three women in the Murcia town of El Raal has suspended the hearing for a second time.
It is alleged that the man, known as TR, assaulted the three women on a…

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MAJOR MILITARY EXERCISE IN ROJALES

Following last week´s water based military exercises, this week the action moves to land, as the Unidad Militar de Emergencias, or UME, the militarised emergency services, conduct an emergency drill across the Vega Baja in preparation for potenti…

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A TOWER OF DISCOVERY

Heading from the Torrevieja area to Alicante along the N-332 coastal road takes in a journey right through the centre of the salt lakes at Santa Pola.
With a richness of flora and fauna, the countless different breeds of birds are often visible from t…

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