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Torrevieja Scam Warning

Torrevieja town hall are warning members of the public and businesses to be aware of two scams which are causing concern, targeting people in the town. The first is related to beach safety and lifeguards whereas groups of people claiming to represent the lifeguards on the beaches are collecting money for equipment. The lifeguards and […]

Minor Earthquake in Torrevieja

An earthquake registering 2.4 on the Richter scale shook Torrevieja on Monday morning, with neighbouring towns also feeling the tremor. The quake occurred at 08:38 local time with its epicentre just south of the salt lakes. Residents of Quesada, Almoradí, San Miguel and San Fulgencio, amongst others, reported feeling the effects. Torrevieja is the site […]

German Man Dies at La Zenia, Orihuela

A German man in his 60´s died on Monday whilst bathing in the sea of Orihuela´s La Zenia coastline. The incident occurred at around 09:20 on Monday morning, before lifeguards start their daily duties. The body was pulled from the water by a Salvamento Maritimo crew. It is the first recorded drowning on the beaches […]

Cleaver Attack in Orihuela

A woman was arrested in Orihuela this week after she allegedly attacked her 52-year old partner with a meat cleaver. The incident occurred on Thursday when the couple, one Brazilian and the other Spanish who run a bar in the city, apparently had an argument which prompted the attack. The man was taken to hospital, […]


The Alicante province is once again the leader in terms of quality beaches, having been awarded more Blue Flags than any other area in Spain with awards for 62 beaches, 13 marinas, 4 routes and 7 schools. Across the 19 municipalities that make up the Costa Blanca there were 71 candidates for the awards, with […]

Thousands Of Temporary Workers To Join Mercadona

The Mercadona supermarket chain has announced that it will be employing 5,000 extra staff to cover the busy summer season this year, a thousand more than in 2015. The selection and recruitment process is already underway for their 1,584 stores across the country, where the new staff will join the existing 75,000 workers who benefit […]

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