Tag: Santa Pola

Santa Pola Thief Detained and Charged with Eight Robberies

A 26-year-old thief operating around the Playa Lisa area of Santa Pola has been detained and charged by the Guardia Civil in connection with eight thefts.   Most of the stolen items, including bicycles, have been reunited with their owners, with the Guardia arrest being part of an ongoing operation against robbers in the area,

Gas Explosion Kills Santa Pola Man

A man was killed in a gas explosion in his Santa Pola apartment on Saturday. The incident, which occurred at around 18:00 on Saturday on calle Almansa, was caused by a butane gas canister in the man´s home and resulted in a fire which spread through the three-storey building. Local police cordoned off the area

Climbers Rescued from Redován Hills

Two climbers were rescued on Tuesday night in the hills above Redován after losing their way in the La Pancha area. The man and woman from Cuenca and Santa Pola phoned emergency services when they could not find the way down. They were escorted to safety and posed for a picture with their rescuers.  

Car Thieves Tracked Down and Charged with 30 Offences

Two Algerian men wanted for a string of offences in Elche, Torrevieja, and Murcia, have been picked up the Guardia Civil for being involved in stealing from 20 cars parked up on industrial estates in the Crevillente area over the last three months. Officers found it difficult to track the thieves (aged 31 and 33) down

Skateboarder Killed by Lorry on N332

A 19-year-old Dolores man was killed on the N-332 after skateboarding across the road in Santa Pola into the path of an oncoming lorry. The accident happened on Wednesday afternoon as he veered into the centre of the highway opposite the site of the Hotel Torresblancas, having been skateboarding down the side of the N-332.

Work on Santa Pola Drinking Water Network Progressing Well

Work on upgrading the drinking water pipe network around Santa Pola is said to be progressing well, with the project by Hidraqua set to be completed early next month. Work on upgrading a system that was urgent need of  improvement between Avenida de Portugal and Avenida de Argentina has already finished. The focus has now switched

Santa Pola Tapas Route 2016

Fish is very much on the menu for the annual Tapeix of Santa Pola, with 15 establishments offering a wide variety of seafood for people to try from Thursday December 1st through till Tuesday December 20th. The price of each tapa will be two euro and you can fill up a card if you have visited

Costa Blanca ‘Hugger’ Thief Is Apprehended

A 31-year-old Romanian woman who stole an eight thousand euro Rolex watch in Almoradi through a “hugging” robbery, has struck in the Northern Costa Blanca, and appeared before a Jávea judge, after lifting a 16-thousand-euro watch. There have been numerous instances, especially earlier this year, of “huggers” striking across the region as mainly elderly people

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