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Expansion projects of a BGE member

Expansion projects of a BGE member

Iron Art Factory Outlets, in Gata de Gorgos, has been trading for 12 months and is expanding to include a Garden Centre featuring an original Finca, currently being refurbished, which is over 100 years old.  The careful restoration work has maintained the original woodwork, granite sinks, an outdoor well, etc., to maintain the old world charm. The Finca will house a Gift Area where customers can buy candles, flowers, wind chimes, pictures, prints, pottery, etc.    Shaded areas are being created where hot and cold refreshments will be available, including tapas, cakes and scones to suit the palates of both English and Spanish. A range of fi...
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Viva la Vida

Viva la Vida

€10 million to upgrade many of Torrevieja's streets There seems to be no end to the amount of money that is spent on improvements to the city of Torrevieja.  With major work in downtown area to be pronounced finished to coincide with the Easter Processions, there was more good news regarding planned improvements to the city as the Mayor of Torrevieja, Pedro Hernandez Mateo, announced that the City Council is to spend upwards of €10 million on repaving and upgrading roads and pavements throughout Torrevieja and La Mata covering an area of 582,000 meters. Already many parts of the city are seeing the benefits of this plan, including the area ...
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Plan E

Plan E

Over a quarter of a million new cars bought using Plan 2000E As of February 2010, the plan for direct purchase of vehicles, launched by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism & Trade, Plan 2000E, recorded 268,793 sales since May 2009. The Government is very pleased with the results and said that Plan 2000E has had a dynamic effect on a number of fronts, which after months of decline has contributed significantly to both vehicle sales and a reduction on emissions due to newer cars being ‘cleaner’ to run than those of yesteryear. Latest figures show that 45.8% of buyers have purchased new cars emitting less than 120gr. CO2/km, while 26% hav...
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€2 million savings on Public Transport

€2 million savings on Public Transport

New study on Public Transport could save more than €2 million per year! Last year, a study into the transportation infrastructure around Torrevieja was conducted.   When the downtown street systems are reopened some changes can be expected  in traffic flow around the city.  Following on from this, a further €95,000 has been granted to restructure Public Transport around the city. Torrevieja's Councillor for Transportation, Tomás Arenas Bueno, reports that the Regional Department of Infrastructure and Transport, through the Valencian Energy (AVEN) will allocate a total of €95,000 to fund a Comprehensive Study of Urban Mobility in Torreviej...
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Microsoft in Torrevieja

Microsoft in Torrevieja

Torrevieja sign historic agreement with Microsoft to develop the World's first centre for Heath Technology. The President of the Generalitat Valenciana, Francisco Camps, and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, elected Torrevieja to be home of the first World Centre for Innovation in Health Technology.  This is a fantastic boost to the status of Valencia's fifth largest city as all eyes shall now be focused on this new Microsoft initiative to have a research and development team work alongside the Hospital to further advance the FLORENCE system for health centre management and diagnostics, much of which has been developed at the Hospital.  Their ...
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