Another House Fire in Alicante

Fire crews across the Alicante province have been utilised to capacity recently, partly due to a number of forest fires, and partly due to an increase in the number of house fires. The latest,…

Major Fire in Santa Pola Industrial Unit

A major fire broke out in an industrial unit in Santa Pola on Tuesday. Fire crews from across the area attended the incident which totally destroyed one of the buildings. Many people shared images and…

Torrevieja Mayor Helps the Police

The mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón (Los Verdes), hopes to finally facilitate the move of the Local Police Special Operations Group, GRO, who have been waiting to move out of their current location…

Scrap Yard fire in Orihuela

Firefighters from the Alicante Provincial Fire Consortium battled a fire in a scrap yard that burned around 2,000 square metres of scrapped vehicles in the town of El Escorratel, Orihuela (Alicante) on Thursday. The…

Seven Drownings this Spring

Seven people have drowned across the Comunitat Valenciana in the first 4 months of the year, according to the National Drowning Report from the Spanish Royal Federation of Rescue and Rescuers. The Valencia figure…

Robbers who Preyed on Elderly Arrested

Officers from the Guardia Civil in Calpe (Alicante) have arrested two people accused of defrauding up to 9,000 euro for elderly victims. Officers were conducting a routine patrol when they observed a young man…

Comatosed Santa Pola Man Rescued at Home

A Guardia Civil patrol rescued a man who had fallen into a diabetic coma in his Santa Pola (Alicante) home. Neighbours raised the alarm on Thursday, concerned that they hadn´t seen the 75-year old…

25,000 Brits Left Spain

The President of the Valencia Region, Ximo Puig, has blamed Brexit uncertainty as for the reason why 25,000 British immigrants have left the region to return to their native country, according to the latest data…

Orihuela Police Research Pirate Taxis

Orihuela local police, along with colleagues from other forces and interested parties, have been taking part in a seminar offering information and advice regarding so-called “pirate” taxis. Unlicensed vehicles doing frequent “airport runs” are…

Brandy Record Broken in Elche

An 81-year-old retiree from Elche (Alicante) has gained a place in the Guinness World Records for owning more bottles of Brandy than anybody else in the world. The certificate was issued by the institution…

Torrevieja Market to Finally Relocate

The local street market in Torrevieja (Alicante) will finally relocate to a new designated site away from the town centre. The move has been pending for many years, but will finally take place on the 12th of May, relocating to a purpose-built area near to the local waterpark and hypermarket shopping centres. Traditionally, the market, […]

Alicante Bingo Hall Evacuated

Some 200 people were evacuated from a bingo hall in the centre of Alicante on Thursday after a fire broke out.
The city was celebrating a local holiday and so the venue was busier than normal, but luckily nobody was injured in the blaze attended by the…

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