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25 year old man injured at Algar Falls

25 year old man injured at Algar Falls A 25 year old man has been hospitalised due to suffering a concussion after a fall at Algar Falls, in Callosa d’En Sarrià, as reported by the Emergency Information and Coordination Center of the Generalitat. The CICU (coordination center) received the call at 17:29 on Saturday 13th…
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News Headlines

News Headlines Click on the links to read the full stories July 14th – 25 year old man injured at Algar Falls July 13th – Strikes at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports to disrupt summer travel July 13th – 20 year old man, stabbed in Albir 12th July – 13 people arrested and 4,000 counterfeit items…
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Strikes at Heathrow Airport to disrupt summer travel

Strikes at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports to disrupt summer travel After yesterdays announcements of strike action taking place at Stanstead Airport  Heathrow have announced that more than 4,000 workers at the airport – including customer service, engineering and security staff – have voted to strike over pay. Strike Dates Planned strike dates are –  26th,…
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20 year old man, stabbed in Albir

20 year old man, stabbed in Albir A 20 year old man has been wounded by a knife in a fight that took place on Friday morning in a bar in the coastal area of ​​l’Albir, in l’Alfàs del Pi. The incident occurred around 11 o’clock in the morning in an establishment located on the Camino Viejo de Altea.  …
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13 people arrested and 4,000 counterfeit items confiscated in Benidorm

The National Police arrested 13 people and intervened more than 4,000 counterfeit items in Benidorm The police inspected 13 shops in the ​​Rincón de Loix area and estimate that the counterfeit goods were valued at  over 280,000 euros. National Police arrested 13 people in as alleged perpetrators of a crime against industrial property, in an operation in…
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Travel chaos at Stansted Airport as EasyJet staff prepare to strike for 17 days 

Travel chaos at Stansted Airport as EasyJet staff prepare to strike for 17 days Check-in staff working at Stansted for EasyJet have announced a series of strikes every weekend during the main school summer holidays.  The strikes are over a long-running pay dispute. A total of 17 days of strike action have been proposed, Unite…
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Beware the Bloodsucking Fly

Beware the Bloodsucking Fly Due to the recent hot weather the Black Fly (Mosca chupasangre) also known as the Bloodsucker Fly has become more prevalent throughout Spain, with the area of the River Ebro particularly affected at the moment but historical records have been broken in the number of cases registered in the country and…
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Extreme heat alert in the province from noon tomorrow

Extreme heat alert in the province from noon tomorrow (Sunday) – Heat Wave number two for this year. Keep up to date with the daily weather HERE A wave of dry Saharan air will raise the maximum temperatures in the Southern Costal Strip to 38ºc from Mid-day Sunday 7th July.  Temperatures are expected to reach…
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Man arrested for various robberies in Benidorm

Man arrested for various robberies in Benidorm The National Police stop a person in Benidorm up to three times in five days for different robberies. The Policia National have arrested a 42-year-old Spanish man in Benidorm, accused of committing five robberies in town. The alleged perpetrator, who recently escaped (not sure if they mean released)…
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All About – My Pretty Payma Apartments

All About – My Pretty Payma Apartments Uniquely designed holiday apartments situated in the heart of Benidorm, yet only 150 m from Levante Beach My Pretty Payma are committed to providing beautifully designed and furnished holiday apartments in the heart of Benidorm’s British Area. Their vision is to go beyond the impersonal idea of ‘simple…
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Police arrest 12 people for selling counterfeit goods

Police arrest 12 for selling counterfeit goods National Police and the Prevention and Reaction Unit of Benidorm detained 12 people, ten men and two women, of Spanish , Moroccan and Seneglalese nationalities and seized more than 1,000 counterfeit products in continuing operations against copyright fraud (an offense against industrial property). The authentic items would have…
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All about – Crissy Rock

All about – Crissy Rock Crissy Rock Benidorm´s favourite Comedienne will be returning to Benidorm mid July.  Crissy will be preforming exclusively at Valentines Cabaret Bar from July 19th until Mid September (date to be confirmed), times are also to be confirmed but will be either 22.00 or 23.00, full details can always be found…
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Disruption to Roads in Benidorm

Disruption to Roads in Benidorm – due to roadworks Update – 30th June The ongoing roadworks around Benidorm are set to continue, normally work of this nature stops during the month of August, but this year Benidorm City Council has published a decree authorising the continuation during the summer of some of the works in…
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Work on the Cultural Center set to continue as companies bid for the work

Work on the Cultural Center set to continue as companies bid for the work Fourteen companies fight for the work to finish the first phase of the Cultural Center of Benidorm, whose building work has been paralyzed since 2010 and has become a blot on the landscape. This was advanced on Friday by the Thematic…
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Three women arrested by the police for using sex in order to steal

Three women arrested by police for using sex in order to steal The Policia National have arrested three women in Benidorm of Romanian nationality between the ages of 29 and 32.  They have been accused of committing the crime of fraud, theft and belonging to a criminal group.  Police agents of the Judicial Police Brigade…
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New Ryanair Duty Free Alcohol Rules

New Ryanair Duty Free Alcohol Rules Ryanair bans packing duty-free alcohol in hand luggage to some of Spain’s  top destinations including Alicante. Ryanair  have sent out emails to holidaymakers travelling from Glasgow Prestwick and Manchester airport to Alicante, Malaga and Ibiza advising that they can no longer take their duty-free alcohol to their seats this…
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Alternative to Traditional Taxis announced in Benidorm

Alternative to traditional taxis announced in Benidorm App based taxi firm CABIFY announce their arrival in Benidorm, with a minimum price per trip of just 3.50 euros. The Spanish mobility company Cabify today announced its arrival in Benidorm of Cabify Lite. The platform arrives in the Benidorm in and is represented by the local company Miurchi…
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Summer Heat – Keeping your dogs happy and healthy in the heat

Summer Heat – Keeping your dogs happy and healthy in the heat Summer Heat – Follow the 5 second rule when walking your dogs The Guardia Civil warn about the danger to dogs paws when walking in hot weather. Dogs’ paw pads can burn on hot pavements. As a general rule, if it’s too hot for your hand…
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Fake news in British tabloids about gangs that drug tourists to rob them in Benidorm

Fake news in British tabloids about gangs that drug tourists to rob them in Benidorm British businessmen in the town of Alicante and the consistory deny the alarmist tone published recently in the British tabloids. Recently, several of British tabloids – at least, The Mirror and The Sun -, published the supposed existence of gangs  dedicated to…
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Iceland admit to an error in the diagnoses of Chikungunya Virus in Alicante

Iceland admit to an error in the diagnoses of Chikungunya Virus in Alicante Iceland now says that there was an error in diagnosing chikungunya to three Icelanders who had just arrived from Alicante, after warnings were reported by the Spanish Press over the weekend. The Icelandic health authorities activated the European alert on June 12,…
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Here Comes Summer, with the first heat wave of the season

Here Comes Summer, with the first heat wave of the season According to AEMET (State Meteorological Agency, Agencia Estatal de Meteorología) Spain is due to have its first heatwave of the summer, temperatures are set to rise as from Wednesday. The heatwave is being caused by a combination of hot air coming in from Africa, stable atmospheric conditions…
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Man arrested for assaulting two people with a knife in a bar in Benidorm

Man arrested for assaulting two people with a knife in a bar in Benidorm The National Police detained  a 51-year-old man of Spanish nationality who allegedly assaulted two people with a knife, causing neck injuries. The events occurred in a unnamed bar in town.  The assaulted entered the establishment and saw the aggressor very upset,…
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Swimming prohibited for a limited time at Benidorm´s beaches

Swimming prohibited for a limited time at Benidorm´s beaches Swimming was prohibited at Levante and Poniente beaches for one hour today and Mal Pas beach for just over two hours.  This was due to seven people suffering mild stings from the Portuguese caravel also know as the Portuguese Man of War or a Blue Bottle.…
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Warning – Tiger Mosquitos in the Alicante Region

Warning – Tiger Mosquitos in the Alicante Region Update 25th June – “The laboratory in Iceland that declared that three of their citizens had contracted the tropical disease Chikungunya from Tiger mosquitoes……..Now admit (after all the bad publicity for Spain) that they made a mistake in the diagnosis.” Read updates HERE Quote by Dave Roland…
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