Drug Dealers Arrested in Torrevieja

Officers from the National Police have arrested a Spanish couple, a male aged 43 and a female aged 25, on suspicion of dealing drugs from their Torrevieja home. During a raid on their home the officers discovered 136 grams of cocaine, 35 grams of heroin, two sets of precision scales and 120 euro in cash. […]

Torrevieja Scam Warning

Torrevieja town hall are warning members of the public and businesses to be aware of two scams which are causing concern, targeting people in the town. The first is related to beach safety and lifeguards whereas groups of people claiming to represent the lifeguards on the beaches are collecting money for equipment. The lifeguards and […]

Minor Earthquake in Torrevieja

An earthquake registering 2.4 on the Richter scale shook Torrevieja on Monday morning, with neighbouring towns also feeling the tremor. The quake occurred at 08:38 local time with its epicentre just south of the salt lakes. Residents of Quesada, Almoradí, San Miguel and San Fulgencio, amongst others, reported feeling the effects. Torrevieja is the site […]

German Man Dies at La Zenia, Orihuela

A German man in his 60´s died on Monday whilst bathing in the sea of Orihuela´s La Zenia coastline. The incident occurred at around 09:20 on Monday morning, before lifeguards start their daily duties. The body was pulled from the water by a Salvamento Maritimo crew. It is the first recorded drowning on the beaches […]

Water Quality ‘Excellent’ Except in Torrevieja, Pilar and Sueca

In total, 210 of the 213 beaches that make up the Valencia coastline have received an “excellent” rating for water quality from the environment ministry. The only three to let the side down are in Torrevieja, Pilar de la Horadada and Sueca, where the standard is “good” or “adequate” in the case of the latter. […]

Partner Admits to Torrevieja Killing

The partner of a 33-year old woman whose body was found in an apartment in Torrevieja has admitted to killing her in a police interview. The victim´s body was found in a bin room in the apartment, hidden behind a wall, which the partner had allegedly built with a view to hiding the body. The […]

Torrevieja Theatre to cost 250,000 to re-open

The costs involved in re-opening Torrevieja´s municipal theatre will be an additional 250,000 euro to the tax payer. The news comes after the Mayor of the town, José Manuel Dolón, held a press conference detailing the work required in order to legalise the building which had been open for years without satisfying a number of […]

Body Discovered in Torrevieja Apartment

Officers from the Guardia Civil are investigating the discovery of the body of a worm in a Torrevieja apartment block. Initial findings reveal the body to be that of a 32 year old Chilian national who went missing two months ago. The body was in an advanced state of decomposition and is not thought to […]

Cleaver Attack in Orihuela

A woman was arrested in Orihuela this week after she allegedly attacked her 52-year old partner with a meat cleaver. The incident occurred on Thursday when the couple, one Brazilian and the other Spanish who run a bar in the city, apparently had an argument which prompted the attack. The man was taken to hospital, […]

Celebrate Europe Day on the Orihuela Costa

Celebrate Europe Day on the Orihuela Costa

The Orihuela Costa will be celebrating European Day in style this year, as the Town Hall has arranged for a unique event to mark the day. European residents are invited to attend the Town Hall on Monday where you will be able to get a FREE blood pressure and blood sugar test between 10:00 in […]



The Alicante province is once again the leader in terms of quality beaches, having been awarded more Blue Flags than any other area in Spain with awards for 62 beaches, 13 marinas, 4 routes and 7 schools. Across the 19 municipalities that make up the Costa Blanca there were 71 candidates for the awards, with […]

Cabo Roig Residents Lose Postal Appeal

Cabo Roig Residents Lose Postal Appeal

The High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Orihuela town hall, which has confirmed that 1,740 homes at Cobo Roig are not entitled to personal delivery of their mail. The case was lodged after the postal service set about reducing costs, which would mean that the homes in question would not have their mail […]

British Thieves Arrested At Airport

Officers from the National Police have arrested three British youths on suspicion of robbery as they were about to board a flight back to the UK from Alicante-Elche airport. The officers were alerted by a witness who saw a variety of documents and items on a hotel room floor which appeared to be from various […]

Man Killed in Boat at Tabarca Island

A man, 71 years of age, was killed on Saturday in a collision between 2 boats in the waters off the coast of the island of Tabarca. Reports stage that a sailboat with crewed by a man in his 60´s collided with a small fishing boat carrying two people, one of which was reported to […]

Irish Fugitive Arrested at Alicante-Elche Airport

Officers from the Guardia Civil arrested a 32-year old Irish fugitive at Alicante- Elche airport. Jason O, who is 32 years of age, was wanted on a European arrest warrant in connection with a double murder in 2004. The officers met the aircraft from Belfast at the airport on Thursday and carried out the arrest. […]

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