New, restrictive maximum permitted speed limits come into force in Spain. Notably, secondary roads see the reduction, with 7,000 kilometres of road now reduced. Keep an eye on further restrictions based on the type of vehicle too, especially van and derivatives drivers

New, restrictive maximum permitted speed limits come into force in Spain.
Notably, secondary roads see the reduction, with 7,000 kilometres of road now reduced.
Keep an eye on further restrictions based on the type of vehicle too, especially van and derivatives drivers

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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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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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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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New Buses take to the Streets

Torrevieja’s councillor for transport, Javier Manzanares, showed off the two new buses that will be carrying passengers around the town, as he was taken around the vehicles by the operations manager of the Avanza Group, Luis Gonzalez. “These new vehicles will allow us to offer a better urban transport service to users,” said Manzanares. Each …

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Grand Christmas Fayre for ECCH

Next Saturday, 10 November, Casa Ventura in Torrevieja will be the location of a Grand Christmas Fayre where the organisers hope to raise money that will go towards providing a better festive season for the children at the Elche Children’s Care Home. There will be plenty of stalls selling lots of lovely goodies to kick …

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Carnival 2019 Plans Revealed

The councillor for fiestas in Torrevieja, Domingo Pérez, accompanied by the vice president of the Cultural Carnival Association of Torrevieja, César Berná, and the creator of the 2019 poster, Ana Cutillas, presented the provisional Carnival 2019 program in a press conference, announcing the start date on 2 February, presentation of Queens between dawn on March …

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The Day of the Library

Torrevieja’s councillor for culture, Domingo Pérez, has announced the program dedicated to the Day of the Library, 2018. The Carmen Jalón Municipal Library will receive attendees in its courtyard on October 24 with activities aimed at all audiences. Starting at 6 p.m., the program begins with a musical opening by the Conservatorio Profesional de Música …

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Autumn Cultural Schedule Published

Torrevieja’s councillor for culture, Domingo Perez, has presented the schedule for the autumn cultural calendar, offering a range of events which includes concerts, exhibitions and cultural and leisure events for the months of October , November and December. More events will be added to the calendar as the season progresses, but the schedule already includes …

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