Tagged: La Marina

Swarm of Bees Scare Off La Marina Pub Goers

A swarm of bees got people running out of their seats outside a La Marina village bar on Monday lunchtime. The swarm appeared close to premises on the main Avenida de la Alegría in the village at around noon, with customers fleeing as the swarm approached. Emergency services were called, with a beekeeper (picture from

Home Imprisonment

The Guardia Civil have arrested a Swiss woman of Spanish origin, who kept her children captive for seven years at various Costa Blanca addresses, and threatened to kill them if they ever tried to get help. The woman faces domestic violence and illegal imprisonment charges. The youngsters, now 17 and 15, had never gone to school during their time

Bikers Seriously Injured on Tuesday

A motorcyclist became trapped under a car on Tuesday afternoon following a collision with the vehicle on the N-332 near the Camping La Marina holiday resort in La Marina on the coast of the Elche municipality. The incident occurred shortly after Read More …

Elche Forest Fire Extinguished

A forest fire which took hold near the beaches in Elche Sunday was brought under control within a few hours thanks to the collaboration of the emergency services. In addition to local and regional ground crews, a helicopter and two planes joined in the battle to control the flames, with all indications pointing to the […]

New Media Markt in Finestrat

Electrical retailer Media Markt opens the doors to its 75 shop in Spain on Thursday, located at the La Marina shopping centre in Finestrat near Benidorm. Much like their other stores around the area, the shop offers access to some Read More …

The Weekend – 9 and 10 August 2014

ALL WEEK ALICANTE MARQ Archaeological museum – Exhibition – “Deltebre I. History of a shipwreck” displaying artefacts rescued from a British navy ship which was sunk in the mouth of the Ebro in 1813 (until January 11, 2015). Exhibition – Art and archaeology from the Chinese Han Dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD. Exhibition – […]

The Weekend – 26 and 27 July 2014

ALL WEEK ALICANTE MARQ Archaeological museum – NEW Exhibition – “Deltebre I. History of a shipwreck” displaying artefacts rescued from a British navy ship which was sunk in the mouth of the Ebro in 1813 (until January 11, 2015). Exhibition – Art and archaeology from the Chinese Han Dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD. Exhibition […]

The Weekend – 12 and 13 July 2014

SATURDAY 12 JULY Full Moon – 11:25 GMT. Markets Alcoi, Alicante, Almoradi, Elche, Santa Pola. ALICANTE Exhibition of art and archaeology from the Chinese Han Dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD, MARQ Archaeological museum. BARCELONA Porgy And Bess, Gran Teatre Del Liceu (Until 19 July). MADRID Exhibition dedicated to officers killed by terrorism. Centro de […]

The Weekend – 5th and 6th July 2014

SATURDAY International Day of Cooperatives. Markets Alcoi, Alicante, Almoradi, Elche, Santa Pola. ALICANTE Exhibition of art and archaeology from the Chinese Han Dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD, MARQ Archaeological museum. Theatre – GOYO JIMÉNEZ, “En verdad os digo”, Teatro Principal. BARCELONA Barcelona Harley Days – Motorbike festival (Until Sunday). Brian Ferry, Auditorio CCIB – […]

The Weekend – 28 and 29 June 2014 – Events Guide

SATURDAY Markets Alcoi, Alicante, Almoradi, Elche, Santa Pola. ALICANTE Exhibition of art and archaeology from the Chinese Han Dynasty, 206 BC  220 AD, MARQ Archaeological museum (Until 30 June). BENISSA Moors and Christians event, with parades and concerts through the weekend, culminating on Monday. BENICÀSSIM Ride for Life – Motoristas solidarios (Until 29 June). Motorbike […]

The Weekend – 24 and 25 May 2014

listen to ‘The Weekend – 24 and 25 May 2014’ on Audioboo SATURDAY 24 MAY, 2014 Markets Alcoi, Alicante, Almoradi, Elche, Santa Pola. ALICANTE The musical Les Miserables, Teatro Principal (Last weekend – Final week was cancelled). Tickets 40 euro to 99 euro. Antiques Fair – Feria de Antigüedades “Gran Desembalaje”, IFA Exhibition Centre (All […]