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Day: August 1, 2018

Torrevieja Burglary Gang Arrested

Officers from the national Police have arrested ten members of a gang based in Torrevieja who are believed to be responsible for burglary in five provinces. The ten members of the gang, all of Croation nationality, used their base in Torrevieja to plan and execute the raids on homes using a variety of techniques, including the so called “slip” technique, as well as forcing locks. The gang used different vehicles, which they had parked in different streets in the town, to enable them to avoid detection. They would continually swap vehicles whilst carrying out their crimes in the region...

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Bull Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Benitatxell Fiestas

A man was seriously injured and a bull died at the fiestas in Poble Nou de Benitatxell. The municipality of Poble Nou de Benitatxell, located in the Marina Alta region of the Valencia Community, has been celebrating its annual bull-running fiestas during this last week. The fiestas are generally calm and without incidents, but this year has not been the case, with one young man injured at the start of the fiestas and one bull suffering a fatal heart attack at the end. Yesterday, on the last day of the bull-running event, the herd of bulls were running along...

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Turtle Rescued at Torrevieja

A “clearly weak” turtle was rescued from near Torrevieja marina on Wednesday, three miles from the mouth of Marina Internacional. The turtle, which are an endangered species, measured about 20 centimetres and is estimated to be around 4 year-of-age. Two children on board a fishing boat spotted the turtle which resulted in an adult passenger of a recreational craft calling the 112 emergency coordination centre who immediately implemented a rescue protocol. They were told to wrap ‘Dipsy’, now named by the children, in a wet towel before returning to shore where the creature was to be transferred to the ARCA rescue...

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Programme of Musical Events for All Ages on the Coast in August

Music is the protagonist in this series of events that will take place every Saturday during August in Orihuela Costa. The town hall of Orihuela has organised a new series of concerts and activities titled ¡Orihuela, mar y música! (Orihuela, sea and music!) that will take place every Saturday during the month of August along the coast. These events are for all ages and are free of charge for everyone who attends. This will be the first time that such activities have been planned for the Coast during the summers months, with the idea being to gain a maximum...

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CD Torrevieja in Three-Way Football Tournament This Evening

Which team will come out on top this evening at the Montesico Blanco Stadium in San Miguel? This evening, at 19.00h, three local football teams – Crevillente Deportivo, EDMF Churra and our club, CD Torrevieja – will face each other at the Montesico Blanco Stadium in San Miguel de Salinas in what is expected to be a fierce, but friendly, battle to see which team comes out on top in a pre-season three-way tournament. The order of play will be the following: EDMF Churra – CD Torrevieja EDMF Churra – Crevillente Deportivo Crevillente Deportivo – CD Torrevieja Tickets to...

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