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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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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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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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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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Victim of a Crime, Where to go for Assistance

VICTIM OF A CRIME IN BENIDORM  – What to do and where to go for assistance If you need urgent help from the police – or an ambulance:- dial 112, You will find a list of all emergency telephone numbers HERE All victims of crime in Spain must report the incident to the Police, this is called…
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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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Indian Restaurants – Members Recommendations

Indian Restaurants – Members Recommendations One of our most asked questions on the Benidorm Seriously group is “Where can I go for an Indian meal” the places below are listed in no particular order but are all recommended by group members.  Click on the links to read our members reviews or add your own, not…
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