Tagged: Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA POLICE CATCHING UP WITH …

Local police in Orihuela arrested two men at the weekend, suspected of being responsible for several burglaries on the Orihuela Costa.
The arrests took place in the Barranco area, when officers saw a vehicle with three occupants driving in the opposi…

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ANOTHER BRITISH FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN …

The police in Spain have arrested 56 year old Brian Colin Charrington, an English drug trafficker and owner of a car dealership in Middlesbrough who, along with Curtis “Cocky” Warren, operated in North East England during the late 1980&acut…

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AIRPORT NOW OFFICIALLY NAMED …

The official state bulletin has now been issued, passing into the statutes, that from the 12th of July, 2013, the principal airport serving the Costa Blanca is called “Alicante-Elche” airport.
The renaming of the airport has been an ongoin…

MORE TRAINS FROM MADRID TO ALICANTE

In light of the successful launch and operation of the high speed train between Madrid and Alicante, train operator RENFE has added an additional two trains each way to the weekend schedule, providing an additional 1,460 seats.
In addition to that, th…

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DREAMLINER LANDS IN ALICANTE

As reported in last week’s edition of The Leader, the Norwegian dreamliner, reg no. EI-LNA landed in Alicante last Friday from Oslo at the scheduled time of 9.45 am. Initially the aircraft is being used on shorter routes like Oslo-Alicante before being…

TIME TO FINALLY DEAL WITH ILLEGAL …

The mayor of Torrevieja, Eduardo Dolón, called an emergency meeting with the top commanders of Local Police and Guardia Civil to coordinate urgent action plan to deal with the plague of “looky looky” men on the streets of Torrevieja….

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TEN ARRESTS FOR THEFT OF COPPER WIRE

Damage amounting to over 20,000 euros has been caused by thefts of approximately 6,300 metres of copper wire from streets in Orihuela. As a result, the thefts have resulted in a serious loss for the town hall, not just for the stolen materials, for the…

ORIHUELA COPS AWARDED FOR BRAVERY

The Valencian regional government has awarded the highest medal of merit to six Orihuela police officers, who all played their part in saving the lives of a 28 year old mother and her two daughters from a fire in their home.
The incident occurred in J…

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