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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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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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Hotel worker arrested for stealing from guests rooms

Hotel worker arrested for stealing from guests rooms Benidorm National Police have arrested a 47-year-old Spanish male accused of allegedly committing several robberies with force in the hotel (the hotel has NOT been named at this stage) where he worked as a maintenance technician. He accessed rooms taking advantage of his job and stole personal effects out of…
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All about – Crissy Rock

All about – Crissy Rock Crissy Rock Benidorm´s favourite Comedienne returns – Friday October 25th until 13th November 2019 Crissy will be preforming exclusively at Valentines Cabaret Bar, full details can always be found on our On Line Whats On Guide. Crissy in – The All New Monty – Ladies Night Crissy came on holiday…
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British man arrested in Benidorm for falsely reporting his car stolen

British man arrested in Benidorm for falsely reporting his car stolen National Police in Benidorm have arrested a 19-year-old British man accused of falsifying a police report stating that two men had assaulted, beaten him and stolen his car. Upon further investigation of the story due to the fact there were several contradictions in his…
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3 more investigated for selling counterfeit goods in Benidorm

3 more investigated for selling counterfeit goods in Benidorm The Guardia Civil of Alicante investigated three people, two women aged 46 and 36 years and a man of 37, all of  Chinese nationality, alleged of three crimes against industrial property for selling counterfeit clothing in retail stores in Benidorm. 617 garments valued at 14,700 euros have been…
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Living or moving to Spain, Official Guidance

Living in Spain Official information British people moving to or living in Spain need to know, including guidance on Brexit, residency, passports and healthcare. All information is provided by the gov.uk. Last updated 29 August 2019 This page tells you what to do ahead of the UK leaving the EU. It will be updated if anything changes, including…
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Towels Banned From Costa Del Sol Beaches, will Benidorm follow?

Towels Banned From Costa Del Sol Beaches, will Benidorm follow? Towels Banned From Costa Del Sol Beaches. In a bid to protect the Spanish coastline, towels will no longer be permitted on beaches. will Benidorm follow these recent rules? Environmental concerns have led Spanish authorities to ban tourists from bringing towels onto Costa Del Sol beaches. …
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Thomas Cook Refunds – How to claim

Thomas Cook Refunds – How to claim If you had an ATOL protected booking with Thomas Cook, you may be entitled to make a claim for a refund. This could be for a full refund for your forward booking or for costs you incurred completing your holiday if you travelled from the UK after 23…
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The top 10 ways holidaymakers make their money go further

The top 10 ways holidaymakers make their money go further Weigh down hand luggage, rather than suitcase, to avoid extra baggage charge: A fifth (21%) put heavy items in their hand luggage or buggy to avoid excess baggage charges. Wear extra clothes to avoid excess baggage charge: 15% wear extra clothes such as jumpers and coats on…
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Expats and Tourists Outraged By New NIE Procedure

Expats and Tourists Outraged By New NIE Procedure As Brexit looms expats have been left baffled by new procedures for obtaining a Spanish NIE number. The news you didn’t want, before you knew you didn’t want it by costadelsolupdate.com The Spanish NIE number, short for Número de Identificación de Extranjero, is a Foreigner Identification Number issued by…
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Thomas Cook holiday makers suffer the consequences

 Thomas Cook holiday makers suffer the consequences 30th September – Hotels in Spain face closure  Although thankfully is unlikely to affect Benidorm, hundreds of hotels in Spain are facing imminent closure over the collapse of British travel giant Thomas Cook, the head of the Spanish hotel federation warned. “There are 500 hotels which are going…
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All About – El Campello

All About – El Campello El Campello is only about 30km from Benidorm and well worth a visit if you fancy a quieter day on the beach. El Campello has quite a few historic buildings and remains almost unchanged by tourism and has a lovely relaxed atmosphere of a traditional seaside town. One of the…
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Organised street begging rises in Benidorm

Organised street begging rises in Benidorm The Municipal Group of Citizens (Cs) has alerted to a possible increase in organized begging and the existence of homeless people on the streets of Benidorm Cs spokesman, Juan Balastegui, explained that “on the Avenida Mediterraneo,  we can see the same people doing different shifts on a daily basis,…
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YES there are officially more mosquitoes in the area

YES there are officially more mosquitoes in the area Lots of people have been suffering with more mosquito bites than normal for this time of year, this is all due to the recent rains of the Gota Fria and the rise in temperatures, where the heat has accelerated the natural cycle of the insect. Information…
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Occupants of a small boat which landed in Benidorm today have been detained

Occupants of a small boat which landed in Benidorm today have been detained A small boat landed this morning at 09.47 at the Cala Ti Ximo Beach in Benidorm –  The boat contained 11 occupants, all were male and two of them are believed to be minors. They were taken to the police station with…
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Flash Hotel Special offer for Benidorm Seriously Members

Flash Hotel Special offer for Benidorm Seriously Members Not quite sure where the Flash Hotel is situated? you will find an interactive map and members reviews HERE

Thomas Cook Ceases Trading

Thomas Cook Ceases Trading – What to do if you are on holiday or have a holiday pending Please note the following wording is from Thomas Cook: “After 178 years of pioneering travel, the backbone of the U.K. holiday industry, and a provider many jobs,Thomas Cook has confirmed that all the companies in its group…
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Flybe to pull out of Doncaster, Sheffield Airport from October

Flybe to pull out of Doncaster Sheffield Airport from October Airline Flybe has confirmed that it will no longer fly out of Doncaster Sheffield Airport after October this amounts to a loss of ten flights, including flights to Alicante. Flybe announced back in April that it would cut eight of its ten routes from Doncaster…
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