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News Headlines Click on the links to read the full stories 13th November – Arrested. Businessman who employed five workers without work permits in Valencia 11th November – Two arrested in the English area  for drug trafficking 10th November – Two fires in Benidorm Saturday Night 10th November – 250 EXTRA police for November Fiestas…
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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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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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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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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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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.…
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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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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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16 more arrested in Benidorm for selling counterfeit products

16 more arrested in Benidorm for selling counterfeit products The National Police have completed an operation that has been carried out during October in the town, in which 16 more people have been arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit products of prestigious brands in different street stalls. The agents have confiscated about 3,000 items in 16 inspections carried out, with a value that…
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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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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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Weather warnings – More Heavy Rain due

Weather warnings – More Heavy Rain due Official YELLOW alerts are now in place for heavy rain from Monday Updates 20th October –  As reported by the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) for Monday starting at 8:00 pm, the yellow alert level has been decreed in these areas, which will be maintained until midnight on Tuesday , for accumulated rainfall of 20 liters per meter…
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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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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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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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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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New Hotel for Benidorm New Town

 New Hotel for Benidorm New Town Local News Benidorm City Council has approved the project for the Convalesa company to revive plans for a new hotel the next to/behind the Casino on Avenida Mediterraneo. The “Mediterranean Tower” has been waiting nine years to become a reality. For this, the owner of the land and the…
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Man Arrested in Benidorm for identity theft.

Man Arrested in Benidorm for identity theft. The National Police have detained a 30-year-old male in Benidorm as an alleged perpetrator of the crimes of usurpation (the act of taking control of something without having the right to, in this case Identity theft). The investigation began with the denunciation of one of the victims who…
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Tributes to Benidorm bar owner who passed away

Story provided to us by Euro Weekly News  NIGEL CONSTABLE, owner of the Company Bar in Benidorm Old Town, passed away in his sleep on Monday morning after a short spell in hospital. Nigel was a much-loved character in Benidorm and tributes have been paid on social media after it was announced he had passed…
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Three arrested for street/beach robberies in Benidorm

Three arrested for street/beach robberies in Benidorm The National Police have arrested three people in Benidorm for thefts during the summer. The detainees, two women and one man, are not related and each acted on their own. Those arrested are allegedly charged with several crimes. Despite each acting on their own, their modus operandi and…
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Arrested in Benidorm for assaulting two police officers who saved him from drowning

Arrested in Benidorm for assaulting two police officers who saved him from drowning The National Police last night saved a man of Colombian nationality who was about to drown in sea off Benidorm beach. The police found the man floating upside down between a great swell and in an area of ​​poor visibility. After taking…
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