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Ten treated after vapour leak in Costa Blanca

TEN people have been treated from the effects of a leakage of non-toxic steam from an industrial complex in Cartagena. The incident happened at 11am...

Urgent appeal for animal adopters in Costa Blanca

FOLLOWING an operation carried out by the Guardia Civil in Torrevieja which involved them seizing a number of animals, an urgent appeal has been...

‘Hit-and-run’ driver who left 10-year-old in serious condition detained in Costa Blanca

A TEN-year-old boy was left in a serious condition after being hit by a car in Alicante. At first, the 24-year-old driver fled the...

GROOM AND BUST: Benidorm stag party travel 300km the WRONG WAY in taxi

A SCOTTISH stag do on the Costa Blanca went amiss after 12 revellers travelled more than 300 kilometres in a taxi before being...

Elderly Costa Blanca woman lay dead ‘for seven months’ before being found

AN 86-year-old woman has been found dead in her Elche home in an advanced state of decomposition. According to the emergency service, she is believed...

Pets to aid patients in Costa Blanca hospital

PATIENTS admitted to Torrevieja Hospital and the Vinalopo in Elche will be allowed to receive a visit from their dogs and cats. The...

Costa Blanca hospital to instal pipe network

THE Ministry of Health will shortly be modernising the delivery system in the Vega Baja Hospital by installing a network of pipes which...

Costa Blanca beach to become smoke free

A BEACH located between the Club Nautico de Lo Pagan and the children’s park is the latest to become a ‘smoke free’ beach. The...

Alicante hotels prepare for ‘dog tourism’

ALICANTE hoteliers are getting ready for the annual influx of tourists, and as summer officially starts today (June 1), they are also preparing for...

MAN-O-WAR WARNINGS: Costa Blanca town relaxes red flags

TORREVIEJA City Council has formally declared the La Mata beach open again after the recent spate of dangerous Portuguese Man-O-War jellyfish had invaded the...

GOING NUTS: Drops in Almond production in most of Costa Blanca

ACCORDING to figures just released from La Unio de Llauradors, the production of almonds for this current season for the Valencia Region will see...

WALK WITH NIGEL: Charity event adds more to treatment fund for Costa Blanca boy

CLOSE to 100 local friends, family and local residents – some in fancy dress - gave up their Sunday morning to be in the...

Beatles photographer to address chatters in Costa Blanca

CHATTERS meetings are now being held on the third Friday of each month in the larger Anne Wolf Salon at the Las Claras Centre...

Costa Blanca sponsored swim for brain tumour boy

FUNDS continue to be collected for popular local boy, 10-year-old Nigel Watson who has been diagnosed with a cancerous tumour on his brain stem. The...

Confusion over lifeguard cover at popular Costa Blanca island

ALICANTE’S councillor of Tourism Mari Carmen De España has announced that she is working to extend this summer’s life saving and beach rescue service...

BREAKING: San Fulgencio elects new mayor

THERE was no white smoke billowing from a chimney atop of the San Fulgencio Town Hall to commemorate the event, but at 10.26 precisely...

Brit family dominate as summer sea swimming season begins

THE summer season of sea swimming has begun in the region with two of the first races taking place on May 6 with the...

Guardia Civil police catch Costa Blanca knife-point robber

OFFICERS from the Guardia Civil have arrested a 34-year-old man in Callosa de Segura in connection with two violent robberies. It’s alleged he attacked a...

Costa Blanca drug dog earns its treat

THE Canine Unit of the Local Police in Alicante has arrested a passenger in the Alicante bus station found in possession of a...

Plastic bags conundrum for charity shops

IF you went to a charity shop would you pay five cents for a second-hand plastic bag - or would you demand a new...

Costa Blanca ‘missing children’ help in drone request

FIREFIGHTERS based in Alicante have formally asked to be able to used drone technology to help them in their increasingly diverse tasks... and not...

‘Extinct’ plant rediscovered after 20 years

A BIOLOGIST from Orihuela has stumbled across a plant in the area that was previously believed to be extinct, the last one being seen...

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Tributes pour in following the death of Costa Blanca radio favourite

TRIBUTES continue to pour in after the sudden death of local radio presenter Peter Hurst. It is understood that the very popular afternoon show host...

Police find drugs hidden in pineapples at Alicante-Elche airport

THE Guardia Civil and the Spanish Tax Agency have intercepted a shipment of drugs hidden in plaster figures. The items were found during a...

Costa Blanca forest firefighter numbers up to 700

DECISIONS taken at both provincial and regional levels of government mean that around 700 troops will be allocated this summer to help fight forest...

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Tributes pour in following the death of Costa Blanca radio favourite

TRIBUTES continue to pour in after the sudden death of local radio presenter Peter Hurst. It is understood that the very popular afternoon show host...

Costa Blanca forest firefighter numbers up to 700

DECISIONS taken at both provincial and regional levels of government mean that around 700 troops will be allocated this summer to help fight forest...

Safety tests ahead of Corvera airport move

AHEAD of the planned opening towards the end of this year, a number of tests are being carried out at the new Corvera Airport...

Costa Blanca Nigel through stage one in brain tumour battle

THE ‘Strength for Nigel’ Facebook page was jam-packed full of good wishes and crossed fingers throughout the day on Wednesday as 10-year-old Nigel Watson...

Fiesta bonfire ban for Torrevieja’s beaches

JUST three days before they are due to take place, Torrevieja’s Councillor with responsibility for the municipality’s beaches, Javier Manzanares, has reportedly announced that...

Ex-Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy spotted in Santa Pola

FORMER prime minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, has been seen in the Costa Blanca resort of Santa Pola. It is understood he has returned to...

Near miss for Ryanair flight to Costa Blanca

LAST Monday evening, Ryanair flight 8028 from Stansted to Murcia San Javier, was involved in what could have been a near miss incident. The already...

Ten treated after vapour leak in Costa Blanca

TEN people have been treated from the effects of a leakage of non-toxic steam from an industrial complex in Cartagena. The incident happened at 11am...

Urgent appeal for animal adopters in Costa Blanca

FOLLOWING an operation carried out by the Guardia Civil in Torrevieja which involved them seizing a number of animals, an urgent appeal has been...

‘Hit-and-run’ driver who left 10-year-old in serious condition detained in Costa Blanca

A TEN-year-old boy was left in a serious condition after being hit by a car in Alicante. At first, the 24-year-old driver fled the...