Monday 14th April ANOTHER FATAL CRASH N332

Initial Reports state three people have been killed in a car crash on the N-332 main road near Torrevieja at approx 18:00hrs  on Monday evening, 14th April 2014 The Guardia Civil  have  launched an investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the accident, which occurred on a stretch of road fast becoming an accident black spot, The information we have to date is that a van and a car collided and as a result the three people, believed to be a woman aged 32,and two men aged 37 and 52,

Mayor rewards Spanish unemployed for learning English

The Mayor of San Miguel de Salinas Angel Saez Huertas has awarded certificates of merit recently to Spanish-speaking unemployed that have been studying English in the town.  The language school was the brain-child of Ian Townsley who established the classes four years ago out of a simple desire to help the community and improve integration. Since that time the school has grown so much that it has been re-housed on the first floor of the old Town Hall building and now has around 20 students from beginners to advanced

Spanish happy but not very optimistic

The results of the latest CIS social survey barometer for March have been published and demonstrate an interesting picture as usual of the state of mind of the Spanish population. More than half of them (53.1 per cent) score 8, 9 or 10 on a scale of 0 to 10 as regards how ‘happy’ they feel - 10 being completely happy and 0 being completely unhappy. However this contrasts significantly to how they feel about outside events notably the economy where concern about unemployment is still ranked at the top of current worries

New van for MABS

Cancer support charity MABS has a much-needed new van, thanks to La Rosa Bar, San Cayetano. MABS Mar Menor has been able to purchase the vehicle after the bar raised 2,269 euros by having a 24 hour ‘poolathon’, this was added to by staff member Beverley Buckley completing a triathlon. Beverley’s amazing effort raised a further 400 Euros.   The 24 hour Poolathon was held in February and saw ten of La Rosa Bar’s regular customers, including Mark McCluskey the landlord play pool around the clock. The participants

PP works paid partly with black money

Judge Pablo Ruz said last week that documents seized from the architectural firm Unifica that was responsible for renovation works at the PP headquarters in Madrid proved that part of the renovation works undertaken were paid with black money. The conclusion was reached in a report produced by the Unit for Economic and Tax Crime (UDEF) of the National Police. The judge said there were two invoices created, a smaller one created ‘ad hoc’

Useful Numbers - Torreveija

  • Emergency 112
  • Guardia Civil 062
  • Policía Local 092
  • Policía Nacional 091
  • Hospital 965 721 200
  • Samaritans 902 883 535

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Useful Numbers - Benidorm

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  • Guardia Civil 062/ 965854030
  • Policía Local 092/ 966 807 766
  • Policía Nacional 965 855 308
  • Hospital 900 223 344
  • Samaritans 902 883 535

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