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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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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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The Spanish Health Care System

The Spanish Healthcare System You need to make sure you are correctly registered for healthcare as a resident in Spain. You can read the NHS’s guidance on who is able to access healthcare in Spain and how to register. If you are resident in Spain, you should not be using a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) from…
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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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Mundomar – Benidorm

Mundomar – Benidorm Mundomar is a theme park inhabited by aquatic animals such as dolphins, penguins  and sea lions as well as tropical birds. As much as possible each species lives within an area closely resembling its natural habitat. A great day out for the children. The dolphin show is the highlight of the day.…
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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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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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Local Train Service, Alicante to Denia

Local Train Service, Alicante to Denia One of the reasons that people like to come to Benidorm is that there is always so much to do. Having said that, if you feel the need to “stretch your wings” a little, and explore more of the coastal strip of the Costa Blanca, nothing could be easier…
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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.

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 Gay Scene Guide

Benidorm Gay Nightlife and Guide Visit gay friendly Benidorm The gay scene is quite large, there are about 30 gay places, and they are all located near each other in the Old Town. Where to stay in Benidorm Benidorm is quite large, so make sure you book your hotel or apartment near walking distance of the…
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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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Benidorm Restaurants

Benidorm Restaurants Benidorm has so much to offer, for those who want to try a variety of different types of food from throughout the world, not just British and Spanish.  Time to try something new?  Here are a few of our suggestions. The last time we asked for your favourite you told us Palmen Resturant. …
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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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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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Where to go for a British Breakfast in Benidorm

Where to go for a British Breakfast in Benidorm Last month when we asked you couldn´t decide.  We had a four way tie for best Breakfast. Bar Mallorca, Yorkshire Pride, Harbour View and Lil Bobs Beach Bar.   Can you split them yet, or found somewhere else everyone needs to know about.  Brand New Poll you…
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Money Travel Guide

Money Travel Guide The majority of us can only afford, or have the time to go away once a year, this makes it even more important to gt the best price available when you’re changing your money into a foreign currency. Getting the best deal means yo often spend less on charges and commission 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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Algar Falls – Fonts de Algar

Algar Falls – Fonts de Algar Algar Waterfalls is only 20 km from Benidorm and 3 km from the center of Callosa d’en Sarrià.  This would also make a great day out twinned with a visit to DinoPark which is situated just a bit further up the road. The village of Algar is a complete contrast…
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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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Dining Out – REVIEWS

DINING OUT –  REVIEWS  All reviews are by Benidorm Seriously Members. Click on the links to read the individual reviews, please feel free to add your own reviews. If the venue you wish to review  is not listed please comment below and we will put a listing on for you.   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   Bottom Find Your…
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