In Benidorm a commotion has arisen about radar systems. This happened after the installation of radar speed equipment at nine locations in Benidorm. The equipment is expected to go into operation on Monday. The core of the controversy is that residents question the timing. The city council of Benidorm is suspected by many residents of […]
Torrevieja wants to expand. That is why a building plan has recently been presented, including nine flats up to 23 floors high. The developers have presented a plan to build 9 high-rise flats up to 23 stories high in front of Los Naufragos beach. The site is still owned by the municipality. The project developers […]
Hundreds of purple jellyfish have washed up on Calpe’s Arenal beach. They are called By-the-wind sailors. The jellyfish are largely harmless and float in large colonies driven by the wind. This is done thanks to fins that resemble small sails.
In Benidorm, the National Police arrested the 58-year-old Belgian criminal. This was done at the request of the Belgian authorities. The Belgian is wanted by the Belgian court for, among other things, illegal drug trafficking, fraud, forging documents and trafficking in stolen vehicles. During the arrest, the criminal tried to escape on foot. After a […]
Marq, the archaeological museum of the city of Alicante, has approved a summer program of excavations at eight sites. Excavations, starting in July with a budget of 130,000 euros, include the medieval settlement of Pobla d’Ifac in Calpe and the Cova del Randero cave in Pedreguer, as well as underwater prospects in Teulada-Moraira and Benitachell. […]
The municipality of Alfàs is reforesting a municipal plot with the planting of 183 native trees. It concerns a plot of 3,000 square meters near the Camí de Llusiá, near the city center. This involves an investment of 17,200 euros, including the environmental restoration of the land and the fencing.
In Busot a handicapped man died in a fire. Two others were injured. The fire took place in the Llano Sebastián de Busot district. After the emergency services arrived, two persons aged 46 and 47 were rescued from the building. they were taken to hospital because they had inhaled smoke. A third person was killed […]
Homeowners with second homes in the province of Alicante are applying for damage certificates as an excuse to enter the region. Owners, mainly from Madrid, are looking for a way to get around the anti-Covid travel restrictions. Even in the case of real damage, there is usually no need for an owner to travel, as […]
Benidorm beach is the third most photographed beach in Spain, on the photo-sharing website Flickr. In total, more than 71,000 photos were taken from the beach. This concerns almost 17% of all beach photos tagged in Spain. Sitges claimed first place, with Tarifa second and Maspalomas beach in Gran Canaria fourth. The website has over […]
Some 3,000 teachers from Alicante are refusing the AstraZeneca vaccine. Nevertheless, the Minister of Health says he is still happy with the progress made. After two days of massive vaccination of teaching staff in the Valencian Community, more than half of all teachers in the province of Alicante have received the first dose of AstraZeneca. […]