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Benidorm car pound crammed
Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Benidorm car pound crammed

Benidorm’s car pound is full of abandoned cars. Over 200 vehicles are occupying all available space in the facilities meaning illegally parked cars towed away by the municipal truck are being left in the public...

Society Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Power problem in Benidorm

Benidorm was hit by power cuts last week when a power cable in the Lloma substation broke. Hotels, restaurants and offices in the Rincón de Loix complain the power cuts always happen in the high season putting lifts,...

Benidorm beach problems
Society Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Benidorm beach problems

The number of police patrolling Benidorm’s 12,300 metre long seafront is causing disquiet among opposition parties following a rise in the number of beach crimes committed this year. Last year Benidorm’s beaches...

Entertainment Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Not our fault

Benidorm mayor, Vicente Pérez Devesa is denying all responsibilty for the Rolling Stones concert fracas and says his team at the Town Hall did everything possible to ensure the event went ahead as planned. Pérez...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Murder in l’Alfàs

The Guardia Civil have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 70-year-old woman in l’Alfàs. The woman, who owned a hostel in the town, was found dead in the early hours of Tuesday morning by guests. It...

Economy Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Crack down on sleeze

L’Alfàs town council has passed a new by-law affecting sex shops, brothels, and erotic clubs in the town and especially the area around La Estrada. It has said that no more licences will be granted and no existing...

Royal visitor in Calpe
Animals/Pets Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Royal visitor in Calpe

Calpe received a majestic visitor last week, to the surprise of residents. The municipal service for the collection and protection of animals in the town picked up a royal owl found in calle Pintor Sorolla, right in the...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Blazing bus stops traffic

Fire broke out on a bus travelling along the A-7 motorway as it went through the Mascarat tunnel in Calpe. The Swiss-registered bus was carrying 24 passengers, all of whom were taken to Benissa by taxis to continue...

Delay for Dénia car park
Transport Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Delay for Dénia car park

A new car park with spaces for 470 cars supposed to open last month is still not finished. The car park will have three entrances in Patricio Ferrándiz, Calderón and Diana streets as well as several pedestrian...

Demo in Les Deveses
Society Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Demo in Les Deveses

Residents of Les Deveses in Dénia are complaining the poor condition of the beach and high crime rates are frightening tourists away. A group of locals is now threatening to hold a public demonstration to force the...

The Alanya Spa
Entertainment Thu, Aug 14, 2003

The Alanya Spa

Experience at The Friday has taught us to find out what the assignment is first before saying you’re available, so when Molly asked who was free on Thursday evening, we all hid behind our desks until the words...

Till death do us part
Culture Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Till death do us part

Ever since photography became popular during the second half of the 19th century, it has immortalised the most important moments of our lives. Some of the most frequently recorded events have always been weddings,...

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