Local Police had a Busy Summer this Year

The special operation group of Torrevieja’s local police, El Grupo de Refuerzo Operativo (G.R.O.), have had a busy summer dealing with a variety of interventions from forgeries to possession. The unit, which operates as a unique and dedicated team, have planned and executed a total of 17 special operations, in addition to their routine duties, …

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Which is the Cheapest Supermarket where You Live?

A consumer association, the Organización de Consumidores y Usuarios, or OCU, has released its annual study that looks at the prices of everyday products sold in supermarkets and hypermarkets across Spain. The aim of the report is to compare prices, partly to show an unfair balance towards the consumer, but more importantly perhaps for us, …

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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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Murcia Amongst Cheapest for Holiday Rentals

Murcia is the second cheapest destination for holiday apartment rentals in September, according to wimdu.es. The portal has calculated that the cost for an apartment in September in Murcia is just 17.26 euro per night, only slightly higher than the cheapest location, Cáceres, at 16.71 euro per night, taking into account the collaborative economy. In …

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Murcia Amongst Cheapest for Holiday Rentals

Murcia is the second cheapest destination for holiday apartment rentals in September, according to wimdu.es. The portal has calculated that the cost for an apartment in September in Murcia is just 17.26 euro per night, only slightly higher than the cheapest location, Cáceres, at 16.71 euro per night, taking into account the collaborative economy. In …

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Nine Deaths due to Heat Wave

Although today is expected to be a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday, caution is still advised, especially after nine fatalities have now been attributed to the heat wave Two people have died in Tarragona as a result of the heat wave, the first was a homeless man who was taken into hospital after being …

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Smöoy says Goodbye to Artificial Colours

The smöoy chain of high street outlets, dedicated to the manufacture and sale of refreshing frozen yogurt products, is eliminating artificial colours in their sauces and fruit syrups. The Spanish company, which closely follows and adapts to the latest consumer trends, has now decided to replace food dyes with concentrates of fruits, vegetables and 100% …

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Dogs Die in Hot Cars

Murcia police rescued a dog which had been left inside a vehicle at the Nueva Condomina shopping centre. Luckily, the dog survived, whilst the owners will be dealt with on suspicion of offences of the mistreatment of animals. Always, at this time of year, the warnings are the same but still not realised by some. …

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