Search Underway for Two Missing Boats

An aircraft from the Customs Surveillance Service has been joined by a Search and Rescue helicopter from the Salvamento Maritimo, searching for two boats some 35 miles off the coast of Torrevieja on Monday night. The Guardia Civil are also involved in the search operation, using their SIVE equipment that monitors the waters of the …

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A Fashion Festival for the Home and Body in Alicante

With an ambiance to rival fashion-focused locations such as Paris, Milan or Rome, Alicante will play host to the most beautiful designs of the moment for the next couple of weeks, starting off with the Mercado Diseno Alicante. The old bus station on Plaza Seneca is the location, the 5th, 6th and 7th of October …

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Enjoy a Free Concert t La Mata Natural Park

The birdsong in the Natural Park of La Mata, Torrevieja (Alicante) will be echoed by music on Friday, as the latest edition of “Música en el Parque” takes place. It´s the fourth time the musicians have gathered to perform their scores, including, this year, a special playlist created by the chamber group of Torrevieja´s symphony …

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Which is the Cheapest Supermarket where You Live?

A consumer association, the Organización de Consumidores y Usuarios, or OCU, has released its annual study that looks at the prices of everyday products sold in supermarkets and hypermarkets across Spain. The aim of the report is to compare prices, partly to show an unfair balance towards the consumer, but more importantly perhaps for us, …

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Orihuela Police Locate Missing Brit

After an extensive search of the area, officers from Orihuela Local Police managed to locate a missing British man who had been reported missing from his home. Despite Orihuela being one of the geographically largest municipalities in the region, the man, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, was located in the village of Hurchillo, disorientated and tired after …

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Retired Cop in Need of Retirement Home

Pol is 8 years old in October and is about to retire from the police after a lifetime of dedicated service. Having worked alongside his human colleagues in the interest of public safety on Canary Islands, he now needs somebody to look after him whilst he relaxes into retirement. He is a smart, loyal dog …

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Firework Safety Presentation at Pilar de la Horadada

The Local Police of Pilar de la Horadada are holding a free presentation this week, offering advice and information about firework safety. The officers will be answering such questions as age limits on fireworks, and other safety critical information. The event is taking place on Wednesday, 26 September, 2018, at the presentation hall of the …

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Meet the Men and Women of the Patrulla Aguila

Pilots belonging to Spain’s equivalent to the Red Arrows, the Patrulla Aguila, or Eagle Patrol, are holding a meet and greet session this week. On Friday, 28 September, the team, who are based at San Javier, will be in Pilar de la Horadada, meeting their fans and signing copies of their latest, highly dramatic poster. …

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Barcelona Airport Airborne Near Miss being Investigated

A report has been released this week over a near miss between two aircraft approaching Barcelona in July. The incident occurred on the 6 of July when a Vueling Airbus A320 from Rome, flight number VY6101, was approaching the runway at a height of about 4,000 feet. Meanwhile, a Royal Air Maroc Boeing 737 from …

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