Twelve Immigrants land in Torrevieja

Medical staff from the Cruz Roja have met a boat carrying twelve immigrants which landed at Cala del Moro in Torrevieja on Tuesday. The Guardia Civil report that the twelve are all male and of legal age, all saying that they are from Algeria. A local resident alerted the Guardia Civil at around 10:30 of …

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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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Sexual Assault Arrest

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested a Moroccan man in Pilar de la Horadada (Alicante), on suspicion of sexual violation of a 17-year-old girl in the town of San Pedro del Pinatar (Murcia). The incident is said to have occurred in the early hours of July 20, at around 04:00, in the Lo Pagan …

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Trailer Theft Gang Arrested

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested a group allegedly responsible for a series of violent thefts of truck trailers across the Vega Baja, which they would subsequently sell in Madrid. Two men and a woman have been arrested for Read More …

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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. […]

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Boat Rescue at Pilar de la Horadada

Details were revealed on Monday how a maritime patrol of the Guardia Civil rescued 10 people, including 2 minors, who were stranded on a pleasure boat off the coast of Pilar de la Horadada. The boat had become stuck at around 23:00 on Saturday night, after damage to the craft had caused a leak. Those […]

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