A 17-year-old male was killed and two girls, aged 15 and 17, injured, after being knocked down this weekend by a vehicle driven by a driver who tested positive for alcohol and drugs. The incident happened in the Alicante town Read Full Article...
A major fire broke out in an industrial unit in Santa Pola on Tuesday. Fire crews from across the area attended the incident which totally destroyed one of the buildings. Many people shared images and...
A hi-tech gang that used electronic gear to rob cars across Alicante Province has been broken up by the National Police, with Russian and Ukrainian nationals arrested in the Santa Pola area. The operation against the crooks, aged between their mid-twenties and mid-fifties, started last September, after multiple reports of property being stolen from cars, including incidents
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
A boat off the coast of Santa Pola recently came across an anti-submarine missile as it was doing some seabed cleaning. The Guardia Civil’s bomb squad was drafted in from Alicante, but fortunately the American-made device, which would have been dropped by an aircraft, was not active.
A forest fire which took hold in the Salinas de Santa Pola on Wednesday was finally brought under control at 18:30, but not before it had destroyed almost a hectare of shrub land. Two amphibious planes, a helicopter and numerous ground crews battled the flames which followed on from a similar incident in Guardamar dunes […]
A three month old baby died on Monday at the Altabix health centre in Elche, with many people blaming the 20 minute wait for an emergency ambulance as a contributing factor in the death. The baby had suffered heart problems and was in a serious condition at the clinic prompting calls for the paramedics to […]
Both Santa Pola and Torrevieja town halls have announced plans to investigate the possibility of allowing dogs onto the beach in selected areas. Playa La Cuartel and Playa de la Gola are the first options for Santa Pola, whereas in Torrevieja a beach in La Mata is under scrutiny. Currently, El Campello has the only […]