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Local news and information for Torrelavega, Cantabria

Sport Fri, Jul 7, 2006

Freire snatches first Tour stage win for Spain

Spain's Oscar Freire, who rides for the Rabobank team, sprinted to victory in the last 300 metres of the 225km Beauvais-Caen stage of the Tour de France yesterday, just seconds of Tour leader, Belgium's Tom...

Sport Tue, Oct 5, 2004

Oscar Freire makes history with 3rd world cup win

Oscar Freire (photo) joined an elite group of cyclists to have won three long distance world cup titles when he fought off determined challenges from the German, Erik Zabel, and the Italian, Luca Paolinin, in the final...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Aug 30, 2004

Blind man strangles wife in Torrelavega

A 34 year old blind man gave himself up to police after strangling his 31 year old wife yesterday morning in the flat the couple shared on Torrelavega´s calle Joaquín Cayón. According to the victim´s family,...

Food & Drink Tue, Jun 22, 2004

Food handling course to be held in Torrelavega

Torrelavega Chamber of Commerce will be holding another food handling course next week 29th June-1st July, which will be held in the Training Centre between the hours of 5-7pm. Anyone interested in taking part should...

Entertainment Fri, May 28, 2004

Emboque launch third album at La Bolera gig

Hard rock band, Emboque, will be playing a gig tonight at Torrelavega´s La Bolera de Campuzano pub starting at 9pm, which is the official launch event for their third album, entitled, "Against Time." There are...

Society Sat, Mar 27, 2004

El Malecón stadium renovation work in full swing

Renovation work on the El Malecón stadium in Torrelavega, the first stage of which is the replacement of the playing surface, are ahead of schedule. The news was announced yesterday by the town´s lady mayoress, Blanca...

Politics Wed, Mar 10, 2004

Peace protesters refuse to pay fines

The six members of the Citizens´ Collective for Non-Violence, who broke into Torrelavega PP party headquarters in March 2003 to hang up posters and leave a placard condemning the war in Iraq, announced today that they...

Society Wed, Feb 4, 2004

Four Gypsy families successfully evicted in Torrelavega

Torrelavega Town Hall labourers working under the supervision of the Finance and Public Works councillors, Aurelio Ruiz and José Manuel Cruz, respectively, helped four Gypsy families move out of the prefabricated units...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Jan 14, 2004

Bar owner arrested in possession of 4.3kg of cannabis

In a joint operation involving National Police and Guardia Civil in Torrelavega this weekend, the 23 year old owner of a bar in the town´s "wine district," was arrested after being found in possession of 4.3kg...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Dec 29, 2003

Boiler explosion in SNIACE factory

A boiler exploded in the SNIACE factory in Torrelavega today, but nobody was hurt. However, the loud noise and clouds of white smoke, which could be seen from as far away as Torres, caused alarm among the locals. Some...

Culture Fri, Nov 21, 2003

Soprano Esther González returns for Torrelavega concert

The young soprano, Esther González Díaz, member of Torrelavega Choral Society for 10 years, but currently studying at the Madrid Higher Academy of Song, will perform a concert at 8.30pm, 28th November, at the church...