Costa Blanca Tourism Up Again

The Valencia region welcomed 8,278,401 foreign tourists between January and October, 2.5% more than in the same period of the previous year, with the United Kingdom and the Nordic countries as the main origin of those tourists. The figures are recorded by the National Institute of Statistics in their latest report, released today, which also …

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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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Renewal Work for Street Lights and Cobbles Approved

The Local Government Board has approved the report, appointed the technician and started the dossiers corresponding to two of the subsidy lines granted by the Diputación to the town to make financially sustainable investments in infrastructure. The first project put in motion is the renovation of public lighting of partial plan 22 “Casa Grande”, for …

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Flooding Could have been Avoided with Proper Plans

For year, residents on one area of Torrevieja have had to put up with severe flooding, whilst the rest of the municipality has foot the bill through taxes. Now, it looks like both of the problems could have been avoided if the previous government had ensured that proper plans were in place, or at least …

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Twelve Immigrants land in Torrevieja

Medical staff from the Cruz Roja have met a boat carrying twelve immigrants which landed at Cala del Moro in Torrevieja on Tuesday. The Guardia Civil report that the twelve are all male and of legal age, all saying that they are from Algeria. A local resident alerted the Guardia Civil at around 10:30 of …

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Property Tax Freeze

According to the councillor for finance on Torrevieja council, José Hurtado, there is “enough margin” so as to not raise the current property tax rate in the municipality, the IBI, known locally as the SUMA on account of that being the name of the collection agency employed to receive the funds. Therefore, the tax rate …

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Search Launched to Locate Infected Monkeys

The Guardia Civil is asking for assistance in locating 42 monkeys, which may be located in the Alicante province, having been illegally smuggled into the country last year. However, the search is now far more serious than first thought, as not only were the monkeys smuggled into the country illegally, tests have proven that one […]

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