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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Carnival Time is Coming

This weekend, visitors to the FITUR tourism event have been treated to a preview of the parade, and now it´s time to get your feathers ready, your colourful frocks prepared, your drums and maracas tuned, and your scary costumes exhumed, because carnival is about to begin in Torrevieja. The schedule begins on Saturday 2 February, …

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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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2019 Red days and Local Holiday list

For the 2019 working calendar in Spain, there are eight working days which will be considered national holidays, including two which will form a “bridge” around a weekend, as both November 1, All Saints Day , and December 6, Constitution Day, fall on a Friday, These are the national holidays of course, known as “red …

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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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Legal Action Against Torrevieja Municipal Theatre Designer

The local government of Torrevieja has approved a proposal to initiate legal action against the architect who directed the work of the Municipal Theatre in Torrevieja, Antonio Marquerie. The spokesperson for the government, Fanny Serrano, said that, “we have approved the filing of legal action that corresponds to the interests of the City Council to …

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A Shopping Trip Back in Time

Do you ever wander down the local high street and think that you are walking in the footsteps of many who have moved in the same direction, to the same location, but across years, decades and even centuries before? If you have, and you’re in Torrevieja, you will love a new exhibition that starts today …

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Spoon Week Begins on Monday

If you haven’t heard of Spoon Week yet, you have missed out on one of the most popular gastronomic events in Torrevieja, now set to celebrate for the sixth time from Monday 5 to Sunday 11 November, 2018. Think beans, pulses, stews, think winter-warmers, think those perfect dishes granny (or the male equivalent) used to …

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Calls for Young Entrepreneurs

The Department of Employment and Local Development in Torrevieja has launched a competition aimed at young entrepreneurs, “Premios Jóvenes Emprendedores 2018”. The contest is aimed at young people under 35, which aims to “reward people with entrepreneurial initiative, linked to the city, who have developed or launched a business project,” said Víctor Ferrández, the councillor …

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