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Arrested. Businessman who employed five workers without work permits in Valencia

Arrested. Businessman who employed five workers without work permits in Valencia National police arrest business owner for employing non EU workers that did not have residencia or work permits (Non EU cannot work even for short periods without them). Fines start at 10,000 euros per worker without work permit. The National Police have arrested a Spanish…
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News Headlines

News Headlines Click on the links to read the full stories 13th November – Arrested. Businessman who employed five workers without work permits in Valencia 11th November – Two arrested in the English area  for drug trafficking 10th November – Two fires in Benidorm Saturday Night 10th November – 250 EXTRA police for November Fiestas…
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Two arrested in the English area  for drug trafficking

Two arrested in the English area  for drug trafficking Benidorm Local Police have arrested two two English citizens this weekend in the English area for the alleged crime of drug trafficking.  The local agents of the GRP, the canine units and the inspection group of establishments carried out the operation in the English zone where…
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Benidorm Entertainers UK Tour Dates

Benidorm Entertainers UK Tour Dates Center Stage Productions 30th November 2019 Direct from Benidorm – Europe’s Top Tributes Calling all Benidorm Fans in DUBLIN. Fantastic show at the Red Cow Moran´s Hotel.  25€ show only, 55€ show and meal.  Contact Hotel for special room rate. redcowcabaret@moranshotels.com Tel 00353 14593650 ext 2 Cabeytu Brothers Tickets can be…
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Booking Your Holiday

Booking Your Holiday One of the most frequently asked questions on the group is “Where can I book my holiday”, or “I am looking for an apartment, what can you recommend” As we all know there are hundreds of hotels and apartments here in Benidorm in all different areas of the town, use this page…
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Two fires in Benidorm Saturday Night

Two fires in Benidorm Saturday Night The first fire started around 23.30 on Calle Londres where several palm trees caught fire, strong gusts of wind fanned the flames, local firefighters intervened quickly to prevent the burning branches falling onto nearby awnings. Police closed the roads and diverted traffic for a short period of time whilst…
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250 EXTRA police for November Fiestas

250 EXTRA police for November Fiestas Additional police join the more than one hundred staff to ensure safety during the big days and the “Fancy Dress Party” Full Fiesta Schedule can be found HERE For today (Sunday), the Local Police will also have the support of the National Police as many local police will be…
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The Mirador, One of Benidorm´s most famous landmarks is turned into a building site.

The Mirador, One of Benidorm´s most famous landmarks is turned into a building site. Update 08th November – Town Hall confirm re-opening  Town hall sources confirm that Benidorm’s famous “Mirador” Headland viewpoint will be open for the public from the start of the fiestas this Saturday November 9th. The “Parque de Elche” works (Dove park)…
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Bingo in Benidorm

Bingo in Benidorm Where can I play Bingo? this is a commonly asked question on the Benidorm Seriously Facebook Group.  The known legal bingo halls are situated in the old town.  Officials say the game of bingo is subject to strict legislation and can only be played in places which have the correct licences. Many…
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UFO spotted in Benidorm?

UFO spotted in Benidorm? At around 13.40 on Tuesday 5th November this strange object was photographed in the sky by Benidorm Seriously member Margaret Edwards. We know its nearly Fiesta week, but is Benidorm being invaded by aliens ? Permission granted for use of photos from Margaret. What could this strange object be. Comment below.…
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Power outages in the province of Alicante this week

Power outages in the province of Alicante this week Below you can see the power cuts scheduled by Iberdrola in the municipalities of the province of Alicante for maintenance work to make improvements to the network. If the work is finished before the indicated time, the supply will be restored immediately and without prior notice. Tuesday, November 5 ALCOY…
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Benidorm Fiesta Dates 2020

BENIDORM FIESTA DATES – 2020  BENIDORM FIESTA DATES FOR 2020 (All dates are subject to change) Benidorm has about 55 Fiestas every year so far too many to list, many of the smaller local fiestas will not be publicised until after the event but here are the main fiestas to look out for. During EVERY…
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The Royal British Legion – Northern Branch

The Royal British Legion – Northern Branch To see what’s going on in the area, visit our new News and Events page. We are here to administer and deliver community support within the District.  We also cover membership and fundraising activities of the Legion’s branches throughout District North of Spain. Membership of The Royal British Legion is…
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Cyclists don´t feel safe using the New Bike Lanes

Cyclists Don´t feel safe using the New Bike Lanes Cyclists in the region do not feel safe when using the bike lanes in towns such as Benidorm, Alfaz del Pi and Altea. They emphasize that not being well delimited makes them feel insecure and stress that in areas such as La Vila Joiosa and La Nucía  they…
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16 more arrested in Benidorm for selling counterfeit products

16 more arrested in Benidorm for selling counterfeit products The National Police have completed an operation that has been carried out during October in the town, in which 16 more people have been arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit products of prestigious brands in different street stalls. The agents have confiscated about 3,000 items in 16 inspections carried out, with a value that…
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Danny Tetley – Updates

Danny Tetley – Updates 30th October – Bradford Crown Court Danny made his first live appearance at Bradford Crown Court on Wednesday afternoon, charged with multiple sex offences against children, he sat in the dock wearing a shiny grey-patterned jacket and a dark green round-necked shirt. No pleas were entered during the short hearing and…
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All about – Benidorm CD Football Club

Benidorm CD (Club Deportive) – Football Club CLICK HERE FOR THIS SEASONS FIXTURES  Benidorm CD now with British Input Benidorm football club has struggled for many years but back in May 2019 they approached a British Expat who owns several business in and around Benidorm for sponsorship, he did not sponsor the club but saw…
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Stag party claim to have been left battered

Stag party claim to have been left battered after senseless attack Richard Robinson, 37, and his seven friends and family claim they were battered repeatedly by  thugs after defending themselves from a pickpocket in Benidorm.  As reported in the Daily Mirror The group claim up to 15 bouncers rained down blows on the men –…
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Man arrested for robbing two Farmacias in Benidorm

Man arrested for robbing two pharmacies in Benidorm National Police have arrested a man in Benidorm for allegedly robbing not just one but two pharmacies in Benidorm in less than two months, stealing over 1,000€  The events took place in March 2018, when a man robbed a farmacia (pharmacy, chemist) threatening the employee with a…
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 Woman almost lost her leg after being bitten by unknown bug in Benidorm

Woman almost lost her leg after being bitten by unknown bug whilst on holiday in Benidorm Faye Wilkes, 41, from Dartford was sunbathing by the pool when she felt a sharp nip and she swiped a bug off her left foot. A red mark instantly appeared, but the personal assistant thought nothing of it and…
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4 years in jail for abusing a minor in Benidorm

4 years in jail for abusing a minor in Benidorm A 52-year-old Colombian man has been sentenced to 4 years in jail for a crime of sexual abuse of a minor, who was the daughter of an acquaintance, who at the time 14 years old and was temporarily in his and his partners care. The…
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Keep Benidorm clean. More than 120 kilos of rubbish removed from the sea

Keep Benidorm Clean. More than 120 kilos of rubbish removed from the sea The Mundomar Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of the Environment of Benidorm and Nisos Diving Club, has carried out its Ist cleaning of Seabed in the Rincon de Loix and surrounding area. More than 120 kilos of waste from the sea…
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Concerns about large English pubs encroaching the center of Benidorm

Concerns about large English pubs encroaching the center of Benidorm Residents and tourists fear that more and more establishments will be installed in different areas of the city. The catering sector believes that it is good for the British visitor to walk through the heart of the tourist capital but some tourists and residents fear that the…
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Weather warnings – More Heavy Rain due

Weather warnings – More Heavy Rain due Official YELLOW alerts are now in place for heavy rain from Monday Updates 20th October –  As reported by the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) for Monday starting at 8:00 pm, the yellow alert level has been decreed in these areas, which will be maintained until midnight on Tuesday , for accumulated rainfall of 20 liters per meter…
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