Category F Tyres Banned from Sale

In a bid to further reduce the environmental impact of vehicles on the roads, the sale of poorly performing tyres has been outlawed. All tyres for sale in Spain follow the European Standards for safety rating. As of November 1, the sale of tyres which are in the “F” category for roll resistance, and which …

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How and Why You Should Obtain your Eco Sticker

Although obtaining and displaying the Eco Badge is voluntary, it is becoming less of a choice on account of the benefits, as cities and towns start to use the classification to reduce pollution causing congestion. Early in October, Madrid restricted access to parts of the city, preventing more polluting vehicles from entering, with only those …

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Water Firm Buys Electric Cars

The Mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón of the Los Verdes green party , whose position also sees him sit as Chairman of the Board of the joint-owned water supply company Agamed, accompanied by the company’s manager, José Manuel Nadal, visited the new fleet of electric vehicles that the company has acquired, with the aim …

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Free Friday Concert in La Mata

There is hardly a more picturesque place, nor a more romantic setting, than watching the sun go down as the birdsong in the Natural Park of La Mata is echoed by classical music on Friday, 28 September, as the latest edition of “Música en el Parque” takes place. It´s the fourth time the musicians have …

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Free Friday Concert in La Mata

There is hardly a more picturesque place, nor a more romantic setting, than watching the sun go down as the birdsong in the Natural Park of La Mata is echoed by classical music on Friday, 28 September, as the latest edition of “Música en el Parque” takes place. It´s the fourth time the musicians have …

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Free Buses in Orihuela on Friday

Orihuela town hall are joining in with “Mobility Week”, by offering free bicycle workshops on Saturday, and free buses in the municipality on Friday. The environmental department have organised the events, with the use of public or self-powered transport being the focus that the town hall want to highlight. On Friday 21 September, buses in …

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Free Buses on Friday and Great Events this Weekend

This weekend, a range of organised activities are taking place in the Orihuela municipality, including some activities at the coast. The town hall departments of beaches and young people have arranged some events on the Orihuela Costa, with La Caleta beach at Cabo Roig being the chosen location. On Saturday 22 September, there will be …

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Minor Tremor in Murcia Region

With its epicentre to the west of Elche, south of Jumilla, near a little place called Cieza in the Murcia region, another minor earthquake struck in the early hours of Thursday morning. Occurring at 03:50 local time, the earthquake registered 1.6 on the Richter scale, a slight reduction on the magnitude 2 earthquake near Totana …

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Birdwatching Around the Costa Blanca

The Tourism Department of the Valencia Regional Government are attending an ornithological event in the UK, to showcase what the region can offer specifically to birdwatchers The event, Birdfair, is held at the Rutland Nature Reserve in Egleton, and is taking place from today, 17 August, until Sunday. The world renowned event brings together more …

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