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Sporting events in Benidorm

Sporting events in Benidorm Any information posted here can be subject to last minute changes. Click on the Venue for more information  and a interactive MAP. BENIDORM CLUB DEPORTIVO  More information and fixtures list for Benidorm Football Club can be found HERE SINATRAS PREMIUM   All major sport shown on our large screen on the…
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Whats on Guide

Benidorms only Comprehensive Whats on Guide This information is provided by the venues and the acts, and can be subject to last minute changes.While we make every attempt to insure the accuracy of the guide, there may be occasions when we have not been informed. Please consult the boards on display at the venue prior…
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Benidorm Weather Forecast

Benidorm Weather Forecast Weather report for -Sunday 8th December. On this page you will find all the information you need about the weather here in Benidorm, a daily weather report, 7 day forecast, average monthly temperatures and links to other weather related pages. Hello from Benidorm. Welcome to Autumn in Spain Christmas is officially here…
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Exchange Rates in Benidorm

Exchange Rates in Benidorm Sunday 8th December 2019 This is the average rate around town – Always use a reputable exchange bureau, see below See this page for exchange places to avoid. For details about the weather, today, next week and monthly averages Today´s Exchange rate is 1.16€ PREVIOUS 7 DAYS Saturday 7th December – 1.16…
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Flights grounded due to security alert – Gatwick Airport

FLIGHTS have been grounded at Gatwick Airport due to a “security alert”. Passengers on grounded flights said they believed it was a “security threat made towards aviation” and inbound flights are being diverted. Gatwick has not yet confirmed why flights are being altered. Emergency services can be seen on a runway which has has been…
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News Headlines

News Headlines Click on the links to read the full stories 6th December – Flights grounded at Gatwick Airport due to security alert 5th December – Ryainair flights from Belfast to Alicante Axed from March 2020 4th December – Travel chaos expected to due national strikes in France  2nd December – Jailed for 6 years…
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Missing Persons Post

MISSING PERSONS Information on how to File a Missing Persons Denise Coley – FOUND Updated 3rd December 2019 Denise is described as white, 5ft 7ins tall and of a slim build. She has blonde collar length hair. age 66 East Staffordshire Police and the family are becoming increasingly concerned for missing Denise Coley. The 66-year-old…
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Alicante government & Costa Blanca golf sector shared tourism goals

THE Alicante government and the Costa Blanca golf sector have shared goals when it comes to attracting more visitors to the region. The President of the Diputacion de Almeria and the provincial tourist board, Carlos Mazon, met this week with the governing body of the Costa Blanca and Valencian Community golf course association to look…
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Ryanair flights from Belfast to Alicante axed from March 2020

Ryanair has revealed that their popular Belfast to Alicante route will cease to operate from early next year. The Belfast International Airport departure will be cancelled from March 2020. In a statement provided to Belfast Live the company said: “Due to commercial reasons, this route from Belfast to Alicante will be cancelled from March 2020.” Richard…
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Travel Chaos expected due to national strikes in France

Travel to, from and within France is about to become much more difficult with a national strike due to begin at 7pm local time on Wednesday 4 December. The shutdown will affect rail, road and air transport, with the Foreign Office warning the strike “will primarily affect public transport with cancellations and severe delays expected on trains, metros,…
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Jailed for 6 years for selling cocaine and assaulting a police officer in Benidorm

Jailed for 6 years for selling cocaine and assaulting a police officer in Benidorm A 48 year old man of Italian nationality has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison for selling cocaine in a well-known pub in Benidorm and assaulting one of the police officers of the narcotics brigade who went to the establishment to…
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Temperatures set to plummet in the province of Alicante

Temperatures set to plummet in the province of Alicante Update 2nd December 21.00 The north coast of Alicante is on orange alert for coastal phenomena and waves of up to four meters and on yellow alert for rainfall of 20 liters in one hour and 80 liters in twelve hours Emergency services have dealt with…
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Benidorm Seriously Sponsorship

Benidorm Seriously Sponsorship Benidorm Seriously would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to the companies who sponsor the work we do on both the Facebook Group and the Web Site.   Without their help Benidorm Seriously could not continue to provide the services and information we offer completely free of charge.  We therefore urge…
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Christmas Cake Recipe – Benidorm style

Christmas Cake Recipe – Benidorm style Our favourite Christmas Cake recipe, posting this now in case you need a couple of attempts xxx enjoy Ingredients: 1 cup of water 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup of brown sugar lemon juice 4 large eggs lots of nuts 1 bottle…
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Red days in December

Red days in December What is a red day? This is a national holiday, similar to a Bank Holiday back in the UK, so some supermarkets will be closed or open for much shorter hours, banks, offices and schools will be CLOSED. 6th December – Constitution Day (Día de la Constitución) This public holiday is always…
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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVE IN BENIDORM

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVE IN BENIDORM Don´f forget that there will also be lots of live entertainment in town as there is all year round.   To find out who is performing When and Where use the Whats On Guide, which is updated on a daily basis. Childrens can enjoy Christmas Holidays in Benidorm, they…
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All About – La Cala/La Cala Finestrat

All About – La Cala/La Cala Finestrat Where is Finestrat? – Finestrat is a small village up in the mountains just half an hour from Benidorm. Finestrat  is Spain’s only village that has a mountain location plus a beach miles below on the coast. Finestrat was given the beach by the Spanish government for its…
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Be careful what you write on Social Media in Spain

Be careful what you write on Social Media in Spain BE AWARE Spain has very strict Slander and deformation of character laws (article 205 and 208 of the Spanish Criminal code), so before posting about a venue/person, think carefully or you could end up with a very large fine. 29th November – Prison for a…
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Benidorm reopens the Castell after five months of work

Benidorm reopens the Castell after five months of work One of Benidorm´s most photographed tourist sites The square of the Castell de Benidorm (Mirador) will be filled once again with tourists and locals from today.  The official opening time is 16.00, after being closed for five months as work took place to explore and preserve the…
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Cafe Bar owner fights demolition order on Peacock Island

Cafe Bar owner fights demolition order on Peacock Island Updates 27th November 2019 – The case regarding illegality of the bar on the island returns to court “The illegality of the bar on Benidorm island returns to the courts”. The town hall was given 3 months to undertake the removal of the bar at the…
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Lost and Found at Alicante Airport

Alicante Airport Lost and Found There is no special dedicated “Lost and Found” desk at Alicante office. Instead lost and found items are handled by an office of the local police ( policia local Elche). The office is located at the arrival area, just to the left of the arriving exit, where incoming passengers arrive.…
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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…
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Venues suitable for Children

Venues suitable for Children The places listed below have been recommended by Benidorm Seriously Facebook group members. Some venues in Benidorm will have a cut off time for children, this is due to the contents of the shows, some have a strict NO children policy and others will make the decision on the night depending…
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Spanish court says Ryanair’s hand luggage fee is ‘abusive’

Story courtesy of Yahoo Finance MADRID (Reuters) – A Spanish court on Wednesday ruled budget carrier Ryanair’s  policy of charging a fee for hand luggage was “abusive” and could no longer be levied in Spain. The ruling stemmed from a passenger complaint over the policy, introduced last year, which charges most people an additional fee…
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