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‘Phishing’ and ‘Smishing’ gang on the Costa Blanca in Spain used credit card details conned out of victims

EIGHT people have been arrested in Almoradi and Torrevieja for running a nationwide scam that stole the credit card details of least 48 people. The...

Major steroid gang including pharmacies and sports nutrition stores is busted on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Vega Baja gang that peddled illegal steroids and drugs used by people doing sports training has been broken up by the Guardia Civil. The...

Volunteers and civil protection officers recognised for their work during floods and pandemic in Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMORADI City Council has officially recognised the teams of people that came forward to help during both the 2019 floods and the current coronavirus...

Market town looks to claim new artichoke emoji as their own on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMORADI, in the Vega Baja district of Costa Blanca, is looking to adopt the artichoke emoji on social media as their own. Commonly referred to...

BUSTED: Secret drugs farm hidden in stables producing half tonne of cocaine a month – gang of 30 arrested...

AN ALMORADI drugs farm has been dismantled by Policia Nacional with 30 people being arrested. The secret cocaine processing laboratory was busted whilst in operation,...

Three teens detained for vandalising nativity scene on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THREE Moroccan teenagers aged 14 and 15 were detained in Almoradi on January 12 for causing 2400 euros of damage to a municipal nativity...

Neighbours, police and council collaborate in immediate squatter eviction in Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE COMBINED forces of people, police and the council came together to rid Almoradi’s Saladar neighbourhood of unwanted squatters. Complaints from neighbours led to the...

Good Samaritan discovers cash-filled envelope and ensures owner gets it back on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN HONEST Costa Blanca resident found an envelope stuffed with €2,000 in notes on a pedestrian crossing and chose to do the right thing. Rather...

Community pulls together to help food bank robbed of stock for the needy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Almoradi-based charity has had its storage facility robbed of stock meant for food parcels. Big Reds was keeping hundreds of euros worth of groceries...

Gang on Spain’s Costa Blanca use smishing scam to con bank customers

EIGHT PEOPLE had €20,000 stolen from their bank accounts after being conned by a Costa Blanca-based smishing scam. Three Moroccan men, aged in their 20s,...

Flood-devastated area of Spain’s Costa Blanca in 2019 sends €4 million repair bill to river authority

ALMORADI council has demanded €4 million of compensation for property damage caused by last September's record-breaking floods. The Vega Baja area council blames the local...

ONE YEAR ON: ‘Heroes’ of 2019 floods remembered with commemorative plaque on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The town hall of Almoradi, which was massively hit by the storms and subsequent flooding over the weekend of September 14 and 15 last year, unveiled a plaque at its ‘ground zero’

Lamb slaughtered in public area with blood running through the street of Costa Blanca town as religious festival starts

ALMORADI police had to rush to the scene of a lamb slaughtering, as disgusted neighbours reported blood running from drains into their street. As the...

Animal rescue centre ‘washed away’ risking lives of 48 animals during gota fria starts campaign to build ‘forever home’...

AFTER devastating floods, helicopter rescues and a family split asunder, Big Red’s Animal Rescue Centre has now found it’s ‘forever home’. The devastating gota fria...

Urgent plea for blankets from Costa Blanca pet charity suffering ‘perfect storm’ during lock-down

ALMORADI pet rescue charity, Big Reds, has issued an urgent plea during the pandemic lock-down. Blankets are desperately needed for the cats and dogs that...

Volunteers in Costa Blanca town make 22,000 masks for adults and kids just ahead of partial lock-down lift

ALMORADI  City Council is to distribute 22,000 masks to citizens from tomorrow, Sunday April 26, with children being prioritised. A team of 50 volunteers kindly...

Costa Blanca police arrest ‘arrogant and defiant’ man for breaching lock-down for twelfth time

ALMORADI Policia Local arrested a local man for breaching lock-down regulations for the TWELFTH time! His excuse during Saturday’s arrest, was that he had to...

Costa Blanca man gets vicious dog to attack police and gets arrested for multiple other crimes in process

AN ALMORADI man has been arrested for committing multiple crimes whilst skipping lock-down restrictions. The 47-year-old Spaniard was detained for two alleged robberies and attacking...

Costa Blanca canine crowned ‘the most beautiful dog in Spain’

AN ALMORADI dog named ‘A Blaser de Mil Lunas’, received the accolade of being named Spain’s most beautiful dog in his class. The German Bracco...

Brits help restore Costa Blanca community of 140 left with only ‘one working kitchen’ after September floods

CARING listeners of an English-language radio station have rallied round to donate furniture, electrical items and cleaning equipment to an urbanisation left with just...

Roman map shows flood-hit regions of the Costa Blanca were part of the Med just 2,000 years ago

THE Vega Baja region is prone to flooding because it was once part of the Mediterranean Sea, a Roman-era map of the area shows. The...

‘Warming Mediterranean Sea’ was behind record-breaking rain, claims Alicante professor

A LEADING climatologist from the University of Alicante has blamed a ‘warmer Mediterranean Sea’ for the killer floods that devastated the Costa Blanca last...

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