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Crime/Incidents Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Supermarket swoop

A supermarket in a shopping centre in Calpe was robbed by two foreign men last week. The thieves took off with the contents of several tills containing a total of around 3,000 euros. An employee was collecting the...

Environment Fri, Aug 22, 2003

A bit of peace and quiet

Dénia’s councillor for the environment has announced an update to Dénia’s noise pollution law to bring it up to European Standards. One of the main problems in the town is traffic noise and another is the din...

Society Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Sewage waters on Las Marinas

A breakdown in the electrical transformer that supplies energy to the water purifier station of Els Molins caused the flooding of sewage water on Nova Dénia beach on Tuesday. Authorities quickly resolved the problem by...

Making waves
Environment Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Making waves

Fast ferries heading for the Balearic islands have been causing waves and bothering bathers on the Les Rotes beaches. A small dinghy also capsized last week when the ferry ploughed by leaving large waves in its wake....

Baby on board
Crime/Incidents Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Baby on board

A ferry on course for Ibiza turned back to the mainland when a woman gave birth on board. Just ten minutes after setting sail the captain was informed that a lady was in considerable pain and seemed to be in labour....

Reginalds Tower bar and restaurant
Food & Drink Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Reginalds Tower bar and restaurant

Few, if any, bars and restaurants on the Costa Blanca can claim an overseas heritage. However, Reginalds Tower, Comercial La Regia, Orihuela Costa is one such case in point.The name comes from a well-known landmark in...

Property Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Green light for Polop expansion plan

Ten million square metres of land have been reclassified to make way for new residential, commercial and industrial developments (PAUs) around Polop. Local residents recently failed in their petition against the...

Transport Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Benidorm traffic chaos

Local police in Benidorm are struggling to control the traffic chaos that has descended on the tourist town this August. The police say that the volume of traffic far exceeds previous years with car parks full up by mid...

Melodies from times gone by
Culture Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Melodies from times gone by

More and more efforts are being made to conserve traditional Valencian music and its own special instruments to make sure what is left remains available for young people who want to find out more about their culture and...

The Lady Elizabeth School - A Level Examinations Results
Education/Work Fri, Aug 22, 2003

The Lady Elizabeth School - A Level Examinations Results

The second and third Thursdays in August are always a tense time for students and teachers in British secondary schools worldwide. These are traditionally RESULTS DAYS. On Thursday August 14. It was the turn of the A...

Quality not quantity
Property Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Quality not quantity

Not all tourists want a fortnight of fish’n’chips and a stay in high-rise hell.That’s what town planners in Benitatxell have realised, which is why they are proposing new plannning laws preventing the construction...

Puertonuevo - fine food in Alicante
Food & Drink Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Puertonuevo - fine food in Alicante

It is sad but true. Many of us only go to Alicante when we absolutely have to. Perhaps you have to pick someone up from the airport or even worse, go to the Foreign Office to wait in a long queue for the privilege of...

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