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Dolores Police take to Horses

Dolores has become the first municipality in Alicante Province to have a horse unit as part of the local police force, with four officers trained up to ride the two animals. They will be used to patrol major events, as well as helping to cut down on robberies on local farms, especially during harvest seasons. The

Get On the Padron!

Orihuela council claim that six thousand unregistered foreigners live in the area, and that’s costing them vital regional and national grants.   A campaign has been launched which will run until mid-April to get people onto the municipal padron and to make sure that EU nationals, including British residents, have renewed their padron documentation, which they

Climber Killed in Callosa

A 33-year-old runner died on Saturday morning when he fell from the top of the Sierra de Callosa de Segura. The athlete from Elda had sent his wife pictures via his mobile phone at around 9.00 am, but when she had not heard from him three hours later, she got in touch with authorities to report his disappearance.

Folding Bed Kills Elderly Woman

An 87-year-old woman died on Monday after being trapped in a folding bed in Valencia City. The victim was killed almost instantly as the bed snapped shut at a house in the Torrefiel area of the City, with paramedics unable to do anything apart from confirm her death. She had been staying in the guest

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