Torrevieja will be the location of a major earthquake simulation this month and today a presentation of the plan is being held On Wednesday, November 14, Torrevieja will be the site of a major earthquake, testing the emergency services to capacity, although the good news is that it is only a simulation, aimed at just that, putting the emergency services to the test in the event of a real emergency taking place, like the major disaster that destroyed the town in 1829. Today, Tuesday November 6, a presentation of the plan is being held at the Virgen del Carmen...Read More
Day: November 6, 2018
Advice for pet owners planning to take a pet to any EU country after 29 March 2019 in the unlikely event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. The Government is committed to achieving a deal with the EU. But in the unlikely event we do not reach an agreement, we have a duty as a responsible government to plan for every eventuality. To make sure your pet is able to travel from the UK to the EU after 29 March 2019 in any scenario, you should contact your vet at least 4 months before travelling to get the latest...Read More
As we get older, our bodies change. Not only do they change in size, but lumps, bumps, moles, spots and blemishes that weren’t there before begin to appear. In most cases, this is nothing to worry about and just a sign that you are getting older, but if you are worried, it’s always best to check just to be sure – especially for everyone living here in Spain, where our exposure to the sun in much greater than when we lived in the UK. And, yes, for many, a trip to the medical centre or hospital might seem like...Read More
Although in some places in Spain we might not notice any difference, postal workers are threatening Christmas strikes! Unions representing postal workers in Spain, namely the CC.OO., UGT, CSIF and Sindicato Libre, will begin industrial action from November 6, which is set to last the two month period until Three Kings day, thus disrupting the busy Christmas period. The action included fifteen days of protests in different provincial capitals, which will take place in the first half of November, and then three days of strikes scheduled for November 30 and December 21 and 26. The protest is in demand...Read More
This weekend over the 9, 10 and 11 November, an attractive craft fair will be held in the Glorieta square in the middle of Novelda. The Town Hall has asked craft association Amata to organize the fair, because they wanted to be sure of original craft work in all the stalls. Interesting range of craftwork There will be a wide and varied choice of real craftwork: earthenware and ceramics in a different styles, wooden utensils and decorative pieces, leather bags and belts, jewellery in silver, wood, glass, dried seeds or enamel, handwoven shawls and clothes, wooden toys and games,...Read More
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