Three Kings Parade on Saturday

This Saturday, the Three Kings will once again arrive in Torrevieja by boat, a scene which has become a tradition in the town, landing at 5:30 p.m. in the fishing port. The Councillor for fiestas, Domingo Pérez, confirmed the arrangements in a press conference, explaining that their Majesties will spend about 30 minutes at the …

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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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Mayor calls for Political Unity

In Thursday’s commemorative events recognising 40 years since the birth of Spain as a constitution, the mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón, advocated “working not only to maintain the constitutional consensus, but to expand and improve it.” The head of Torrevieja council stands experienced in supporting unity, as he himself is from a lesser supported …

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Check Your Keys!

As cars get more advanced, the technology sometimes replaces manual tasks normally performed by the driver, which sometimes takes away the element of apparent responsibility and the need for vigilance. Although the keys to the vehicle may not fall into that risk category, there are other problems associated with them that we have to be …

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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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LAW TO PROTECT EMERGENCY WORKERS

With a lot of controversy over the new criminal code which would give harsher sentences to those engaged in protests or civil disputes, little has been said about one element which is designed to help those who put their lives on the line for others.

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YOUR PASSWORDS REVEALED

With so much emphasis on cyber security at the moment, it is often easy to forget such memorable notions concerning “the weakest link” or the “Achilles’ heel”, but when it comes to protecting our data, it is often those little …

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