Property in Torrevieja
The beach of La Mata gains an extra 4 metres in width with the new promenade
Juan Carlos Moragues, the central government delegate in the Comunidad Valenciana, visited La Mata in the municipality of Torrevieja to see for himself the result of the repairs and regeneration work which has been carried out since the heavy storms and flooding of December and March.
120,000 euros have been spent on repairing the pool in Torrevieja
For much of the year the warm climate of the Costa Blanca means that it is possible to enjoy a swim at the beaches of Torrevieja, but with the arrival of wintry temperatures forecast for the latter part of this week it is timely to report that the large municipal indoor swimming pool finally reopened last Friday.
Warmest winter in over 30 years in Torrevieja
Torrevieja has just had its hottest December since records began in 1927 with the province basking in the warmest winter for over 30 years.
Municipal teams treating Torrevieja’s palms
Carmen Gómez Candel, Torrevieja’s Councillor for Parks and Gardens, announced that municipal teams are now pruning and treating the town’s palm trees in accordance with the guidelines laid out by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, which requires councils to carry out mandatory phytosanitary measures for the control and eradication of the pest "Rhynchophorus ferrugineus", the red palm weevil.
Work got underway last Monday and will continue until the end of February during which time the authorities will be required to carry out a number of road closures in the city, although she assures everyone that these will be kept to an absolute minimum. A full list of the closures is available from the Policia Locale.
Ms Gomez said that the council will also be carrying out treatment against the red palm weevil to those palms which are in public ownership. She said that her staff are available to the owners of infected palms, and the Technical Team will provide advice and treatment in order to prevent and eradicate the plague of the red palm weevil in the city.