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  • Torrevieja Makes the UK Press – and not in a good way!Torrevieja Makes the UK Press – and not in a good way!
    This week, the UK mainstream media has been awash with reports about Torrevieja, stories making the likes of The Mirror, The Star, GB News, The Telegraph, and more, and although there are many problems in the town, this attack has been based entirely on armchair critics, with reporters who have… Read more »
  • Elite Unit of the National Police visit Mojacar
    Mojácar was the meeting point for a group of retired members of the elite unit of the Spanish National Police, more popularly known as GEOS. Members of the first promotions of the unit, from all parts of the country, specialised in high-risk operations, spent a few days in Mojácar to… Read more »
  • Improvement to Mojácar’s Municipal Playgrounds
    Mojácar Council has put out to tender the supply and installation of sails for the creation of shaded areas in the Cuerva del Lobo, Marina de la Torre and El Palmeral children’s playgrounds. The total investment will be a maximum of 134,555.63 euros, VAT included, and will complement the three… Read more »
  • The Leader Newspaper 20 May 2024 – Edition 1024
    The Casa Mediterráneo is working to recover the historic British freighter that rescued more than 2,000 republicans in the final days of the Spanish Civil War, that currently lies on the bottom of the sea in the Belgian port of Antwerp. It’s President said that the SS Stanbrook is an… Read more »
    Over 2,000 spectators were crammed into La Murada Campo De Futbol on Saturday for the final match of the FFVC Regional One season, a game that really would end either in glory or heartbreak, for Murada or Torrevieja. However, with the result of the Novelda match at Catral very much… Read more »
  • Mojacar – One Of The Most Beautiful Villages In Spain
    Mojácar Council has joined the “Andalucía Live” project with the installation of two tourist web cameras through which users who so wish will be able to see live images of the municipality. The cameras are located on the seafront promenade and in Plaza Nueva, and the images can be accessed… Read more »
  • Summer Sports for children announced by OrihuelaSummer Sports for children announced by Orihuela
    Orihuela has announced its program of sports activities for the summer to be held in the city, the coast and the districts of the municipality with registrations opening through the council website on Monday (20 May). The activities are designed for all ages, with a special focus on younger children,… Read more »
  • Chants of ‘Greenwood Die’ at La Liga Match
    The referee had to stop the Alavés-Getafe La Liga game on Saturday, activating the protocol against violence, racism, xenophobia and intolerance, after the insults of “Greenwood Die, Greenwood Die” were chanted from a section of the stands in the estadio Mendizorroza. The referee immediately addressed the fourth official and the… Read more »
    Mojácar Council has started an action plan aimed at promoting trade in the locality in collaboration with the Regional Ministry of Employment, Business and Self-Employment. With the slogan: “Mojácar has it, buy it”, the campaign is being developed with a graphic line adapted to all the necessary formats for digital… Read more »
  • The Week Ahead – 20 May 2024
    A couple of dates for your diary that might interest you, in the Valencia region, schools finish for summer on 21 June, which means about 5 weeks now until the summer holidays. More locally, in Torrevieja, those affected by the closure of the “wibbly, wobbly” road between the CV-905 and… Read more »

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