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Local news and information for L'Alfàs del Pi, Alicante

Crime/Incidents Mon, May 28, 2012

Alfaz de Pi murderer gets 18 years

The man charged with killing his 17-year-old sister with a shotgun whilst she slept in the family home in Alfaz del Pi (Alicante) three years ago, has been found guilt of first degree murder and illegal possession of...

Health & Beauty Tue, Sep 6, 2011

L'Alfàs del Pi hairdresser to compete on world stage

A 19-year-old hairdressing & beauty therapy student from L'Alfàs del Pi in Alicante, Raquel Martínez will represent Spain in the World Hairdressing Championships which are to be held in London from 1st to 10th...

Politics Fri, May 27, 2011

PP candidate ‘tries to stop disabled expatriate from...

A CANDIDATE for the PP party reportedly tried to prevent a disabled woman from voting on Sunday in L’Alfàs del Pi (Alicante). Maite Huerta denied this week that she had tried to stop the Norwegian woman from casting...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Apr 10, 2010

Alfaz brothel bouncer stabbed to death

TWO men who stabbed a nightclub doorman to death in Alfaz del Pi (Alicante) have been identified.
They are said to be aged 27 and 33 and residents of Polop de la Marina and Alfaz respectively.
The suspects had...

Crime/Incidents Sat, May 9, 2009

Rocío’s brother ‘showed no remorse or grief’

THE brother of a 17-year-old girl who confessed to her murder was taken to Villena prison last night where he will remain pending trial. Ramón García, 22, admitted to killing his sister Rocío earlier this month with...

Crime/Incidents Wed, May 6, 2009

Brother confesses to Alfaz de Pí murder

The brother of 17-year-old Rocio, murdered at home in Alfaz de Pí (Alicante) on April 4th has confessed to firing the shots that killed her, although he said it was an 'accident'. Sources close to the case...

Crime/Incidents Tue, May 5, 2009

Murdered teen's brother and father taken in for questioning

The Guardia Civil have taken in for questioning the father and brother of the 17-year-old girl shot dead at home in Alfaz del Pi, Alicante, a month ago. Sources close to the investigation confirmed that the arrests were...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Apr 5, 2009

17 year-old shot dead at home in Alfaz de Pí

The Guardia civil are investigating the shooting of a 17-year-old girl in her own bedroom in Alfaz de Pí, Alicante, yesterday morning. According to information provided by the town's mayor, Vicente Arqués, the...

Animals/Pets Wed, Dec 3, 2008

Short-circuit blamed for pet shop deaths

Unfortunately, several puppies, kittens and birds were burned to death after a pet shop in Alfas del Pi caught fire in the early morning of yesterday. The owner of the shop, that was in a basement on Avenida Pais...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Jul 22, 2008

Armed hamburglers make off with €40,000

Two men armed with handguns stole €40,000 euros in an attack on a McDonalds restaurant in Alfas del Pi (Alicante) during the early hours of yesterday morning. The attack occurred shortly before 2am as staff were...

Sport Tue, Sep 11, 2007

Sporting Alfas claims seventh national cricket title

In the final of the Cricket España National League last Saturday, Sporting Alfas Cricket Club maintained its position as Spain's premier club by recording a comfortable victory over Madrid Cricket Club to secure...

Politics Tue, May 16, 2006

Socialists challenge 'Costa' PP councillors

Alfas del Pi yesterday awoke to see a series of posters all demanding: "What are they costing us?" that had been set in various strategic points of the town. The posters also have precise details of the salaries...