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EARLY MORNING FATALITY ON THE N-332

A pedestrian, described as a 50 year old man, died in the early hours of Friday morning after being hit by a car on the N-332 main road as it passes the town of Guardamar del Segura.
According to the Information and Emergency Coordination Centre, the …

SPOOKY SOCCER SPECTATOR IN TORREVIEJA

A group of children playing football made a rather unusual discovery after their ball had gone astray; stumbling across a small blue bag, with the words “Tanatorio de Vitoria” printed on it, lay on the ground in the vicinity of the El Acequ…

ORIHUELA LEADING THE WAY TO TRANSPARENCY

Relatively new to the limelight of Orihuela politics, the Councillor responsible for contracts in the municipality, Víctor Ruíz of the PSOE, has launched a new system that aims to make Orihuela town hall activities more transparent, as &l…

CAR THIEF BREAKER GANG ARRESTED

Officers from the National Police have dismantled a group of car thieves, all between 28 and 30 years of age and of Spanish nationality, believed to be responsible for a network dedicated to stealing cars, dismantling them and selling the parts.
The o…

POLICE ARREST ELCHE SHOE THIEVES

Officers from the Local Police in Elche arrested three people on Sunday, all said to be of Colombian nationality, accused of stealing 5,000 pairs of shoes.
The arrests took place at around3:30 in the morning at a warehouse near Camino de Castilla, whe…

FRUIT THIEVES FOUND IN PILAR INSPECTIONS

Police officers from the Valencia region joined forces with the local police of Pilar de la Horadada this weekend, carrying out the inspection and preventative seizure of 210 kilos of mandarins.
A number of checks were carried out in various locations…

AIRPORT BUS INTEREST STILL GROWING SLOWLY

The express bus service between Torrevieja and Alicante-Elche airport carried 72,049 passengers in 2013, a favourable increase of 39.5% over 2012, but still considerably below the 100,000 anticipated annual passengers estimated when the service was lau…

BIKER KILLED ON N-332

A 39 year old motorcyclist died on Monday following a head-on crash with a passenger car on the N-332 near Pilar de la Horadada.
According to reports from the Guardia the Civil and the Emergency Information Centre, the accident occurred at around 09:3…

TORREVIEJA TO SAVE A MILLION IN TAX

The councillor for financial matters in Torrevieja, Joaquín Albaladejo, has announced this week that the city has hired an external legal consultant for 14,000 euro, to enable them to appeal the decision by the tax office.
The tax administratio…

COCA-COLA TO CLOSE ALICANTE PLANT

The Iberian partners of drinks manufacturer Coca-Cola presented a redundancy package to unions this week, the result being the closure of their plants in Asturias, Palma, Madrid and Alicante.
As a direct result, some 750 workers would lose their jobs…

NAVAL HEAD VISITS PILAR

One of the most senior figures in Spain´s military, the sub-delegate of defence based in Alicante and naval Captain, José Antonio Martínez Losada, met with José Fidel Ros, the Mayor of Pilar de la Horadada, this week, along w…

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