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Changing your UK Driving Licence to a Spanish Licence

Changing your UK Driving Licence to a Spanish Licence There is a lot of debate about this subject and so much conflicting information around. Updates November 2019  The special measures put in place by the Spanish Department of Transport for UK nationals to exchange their driving licence have now been extended, so that the deadline to…
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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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Live weather updates for the Region Today

Live weather updates for the Region Today 14th September NOTE:  For those not familiar with the term Gota Fria (Cold Drop), this is a visual explanation of the difference between a gota fria and heavy rain Our thanks to Tony’s Exchange for the video Please note this page will be updated as events arise. Although Benidorm has…
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LIVE Weather updates, weather conditions and warnings for the Region

LIVE Weather updates, weather conditions and warnings for the Region Friday 13th September 2019 NOTE:  For those not familiar with the term Gota Fria (Cold Drop), this is a visual explanation of the difference between a gota fria and heavy rain Our thanks to Tony’s Exchange for the video Please note this page will be…
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Bad weather alert activated for the Valencia Region

Bad weather alert activated for the Valencia Region 23.00, 12th September – The worst is yet to come: Red alert in almost the entire Community for tomorrow The storm of rain and wind that hits Valencia and Alicante and that has caused the overflow of the Clariano river in Ontinyent , as well as flooding in numerous municipalities in the south…
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Photos of the Spectacular Storm along the Alicante coast Last night

Photos of the Spectacular Storm along the Alicante coast Last night Picture gallery by Diarioinformation impressive images of the storm along the Alicante Coast by Samuel Pastor View the full photo gallery at www.diarioinformacion.com  Even more amazing photos of the storm over Torrevieja  View the full photo gallery at www.diarioinformacion.com The weather front has left…
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British Passenger flies EasyJet plane to Spain after pilot fails to show up

British Passenger flies EasyJet plane to Spain after pilot fails to show up Hero dad Michael Bradley flies EasyJet plane to Spain from Manchester to Alicante after pilot fails to show up. Article by The Manchester Evening News Michael Bradley told passengers his wife cheekily punched him in the back of the head when operators…
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A Viral Social Media Challenge has forced more than 300 pools to be closed

The viral challenge of defecating in swimming pools has forced more than 300 pools to be closed A new and scary viral challenge that has spread like wildfire over social media is causing massive problems.  People are urged to defecate in swimming pools and upload images onto social media.  This new craze has forced the…
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Spanish School Holiday dates from September 2019 – 2020 – Alicante Region

Spanish School Holiday dates from September 2019 – 2020 – Alicante Region The holidays are gradually coming to an end and we already see on the horizon the beginning of the 2019/2020 school year in the province of Alicante.  on September 9th classes will begin in Infant, Primary, ESO, Baccalaureate, Basic Professional Training and Basic FP second…
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New Jellyfish App Available

New Jellyfish App Available The Medusapp is used to report the presence of jellyfish and provide information about each species in the area, it has already recorded 1,300 sightings. Links to the App can be found here and are in Enlglish as well https://medusapp.net/ Medusapp logo Just a few weeks ago 2 of Benidorms beaches…
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Two people rescued on local beaches yesterday

Two people rescued on local beaches yesterday A 70 year old man in Benidorm and a woman of 84 in Santa Pola were both treated for symptoms of drowning Health officials yesterday rescued two people with symptoms of drowning one on Poniente beach, Benidorm and the other at Santa Pola.  The man on Poniente beach…
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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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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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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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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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Boat Trips from Benidorm

Boat Trips from Benidorm ALL boat trips depends on favorable weather conditions. BOAT TRIP TO BENIDORM (PEACOCK) ISLAND  Some call it Peacock Island, others Benidorm Rock and the locals refer to it as simply L’illa (the island). But whatever you call it the fact remains its one of the most easily recognized symbols of Benidorm…
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Alicante Airport Information

Alicante Airport Information Originally named El Altet, is —as of 2017— the fifth-busiest airport in Spain based on passenger numbers, and the main airport serving the Valencian Community and the Region of Murcia. Alicante Airport Departures powered by Airportia SHOPS AT ALICANTE AIRPORT Alicante Duty Free – Floor 2. Departures. Passenger-only zone High season, 4:00 to…
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English Speaking Lawyers in our Region

English Speaking Lawyers – Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Murcia and Albacete Page still under construction The following list is supplied by the British Consulate – Alicante and www.gov.uk   The British Consulate in Alicante represents the UK government in Alicante and Murcia regions of Spain. Published 6th June 2019 The following list of lawyers has been prepared…
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All about – ALICANTE

All about Alicante The name of the city comes from the Arabic name Laqant  or Al-Laqant, which in turn reflects the Latin Lucentum.  The area around Alicante has been inhabited for over 7000 years. Alicante Spanish: [aliˈkante]), or Alacant (Valencian: [alaˈkant]),  is a city and port and is the capital of the Alicante Province situated in the south of the Valencian Community. It is also a very historic Mediterranean port.…
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Guardia Civil dismantle a criminal organisation that distributed drugs to order in Benidorm

The Guardia Civil dismantled a criminal organisation based in the Vega Baja that distributed drugs to order in Benidorm. The four detainees, all British nationals aged between 31 and 64, and the fifth, wanted on an international warrant, have been remanded in custody pending trial by the courts in Torrevieja. Source – www.diarioinformacion.com – original news article…
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Unaccompanied Children – Flying rules and guidelines

Unaccompanied Children – Flying rules and guidelines In the airline industry, an adult is any passenger aged 16 and older. Any passenger under the age of 16 planning to fly alone must be clear about the rules as they change depending on the individual airline, so please double check before booking.  The details below are…
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