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Nervous British driver gets arrested for having marijuana in his car on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British man has been arrested on the southern Costa Blanca after three kilos of marijuana was found in his car boot. The 42-year-old expat...

WATCH: Dramatic footage of drones saving three drowning women on Spain’s Costa Blanca

DRAMATIC footage of drones saving women from drowning on Costa Blanca beaches has been released. Both flying robots were launched from the shore, with life-jackets...

Fugitive caught on Spain’s Costa Blanca after spending eight months on the run from Valencia prison

HAVING absconded from Picassent prison in Valencia, a 31-year-old Spanish man is back behind bars after hiding in Guardamar for eight months. He had been...

Which towns melted most this weekend in Vega Baja area of Spain’s Costa Blanca?

AS PARTS of Andalucia reached unprecedented temperatures of over 47ºC, Costa Blanca South also suffered. Orihuela registered the highest temperature in the Vega Baja on...

IN PICS: ‘Mini-tsunami’ brings flooding to two coastal towns on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THOUSANDS of people living on and near the coast in Santa Pola and Guardamar woke up on Wednesday to see devastation caused by overnight...

Scandinavian couple drown in strong currents off quiet beach in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A couple drowned yesterday(August 3) at a Guardamar de Segura beach on the southern Costa Blanca. Playa de la Camp has no lifeguard or surveillance...

Benidorm gets a beach drone in new move to prevent seaside drownings across four Costa Blanca resorts in Spain

DRONES will fly over beaches in four Costa Blanca areas for the rest of the summer in a bid to cut down on deaths...

British optician on Spain’s Costa Blanca helps detect cancerous ‘rodent ulcer’ on own sister’s face

GUARDAMAR optician, Lisa James, was happy to help when she was approached by her sister who was suffering redness in one eye. However, she discovered...

Popular British optician giving away reusable bags during ‘Plastic Free July’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPECSAVERS in Guardamar del Segura are swapping unwanted plastic bags for reusable alternatives during ‘Plastic Free July’. The popular British optician is inviting the public...

Irrigation halted due to pollution in Vega Baja region of Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLLUTION in waters around the Vega Baja towns of Rojales and Guardamar del Segura halted irrigation last week. The Water Courts of Rojales and Guardamar...

BREXIT: British expat on the Costa Blanca in Spain is forced to pay tax on her clothes sent over...

A British woman has been forced to value her underwear and pay tax on it in a new twist on bringing goods into Spain...

RISE & SHINE! Robbing couple get a surprise morning wake-up call from the Guardia Civil on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GUARDIA Civil officers stormed a Torrevieja address last month to arrest a couple who stole from rural properties across the Costa Blanca. The Spanish husband...

CON ARTIST pretended to be daughter of Franco or King Juan Carlos in €4 million swindle on Spain’s Costa...

A woman pretended to be the illegitimate daughter of dictator General Franco or Emeritus King, Juan Carlos I, as part a €4 million Costa...

Cycle lanes between popular expat town and local beaches mooted for Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PROJECT linking the Guardamar coast with Rojales and Quesada was presented by Valencia’s Public Works minister, Arcadi España, this week. Specially-constructed lanes on the...

Fantastic find of old Phoenician moat gets archaeologists excited on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN ancient moat that is over 3,000 years old has been uncovered in Guardamar on the southern Costa Blanca. Archaeologists from Alicante University have made...

Popular optician chain launches Christmas food collection points throughout Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPECSAVERS Opticians across the Costa Blanca have teamed up to collect food donations for vulnerable people in the region. Staff are collecting items throughout this...

Rare Blue Shark washed up at popular tourist beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) is a species of requiem shark which inhabits deep waters in the world's temperate and tropical oceans

Mayor slams ‘irresponsibility’ of bathers swimming under red flags, as culprits fined €500 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MAYOR has hit out at 'irresponsible' swimmers after two bathers ignored red flags flying at Guardamar del Segura, and took a dip. Seas had...

As UK beaches appear packed, councillors on Spain’s Costa Blanca are ‘proud’ of responsible population as shores remain almost...

SOCIAL media has been awash this week with images of UK beaches and other tourist spots seemingly packed with people breaching social distancing guidelines. But...

Only one of four Vega Baja towns opens its beaches despite Valencia region moving into Phase 2 of Spain’s...

GUARDAMAR will be the only Vega Baja resort to open it’s beaches on Monday, despite the whole region moving into Phase 2 of the...

Costa Blanca authorities develop app to encourage safe use of beaches during COVID-19 de-escalation plan

GOING to the beach amid confusing COVID-19 restrictions may soon be made much easier thanks to an app being developed by the Costa Blanca...

Thief caught red-handed burglarising FOURTH Costa Blanca villa was also wanted on Spain’s Costa del Sol

GUARDIA Civil have arrested a Russian man as he was burglarising a fourth house in as many days on the Costa Blanca. According to reports,...

‘SHOP LOCAL’: Costa Blanca resort launches campaign to keep smaller businesses afloat after lockdown

GUARDAMAR del Segura council has launched a plan to boost its lockdown-stricken economy with a campaign encouraging people to shop locally. It's no secret the...

RISKING LIVES: Birthday party caught, fined and sent home after lighting barbecue in communal area of Costa Blanca resort

RISKING their own lives, and those of loved ones, a birthday party of seven people was denounced by the Guardia Civil in Guardamar del...

Costa Blanca towns away from the coast MUST work together to improve tourism potential, says Vega Baja councillor

SAN FULGENCIO councillor, Darren Parmenter, attended last week’s International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid, and had nothing but high praise for the event. Indeed, he...

Costa Blanca town celebrates citizens’ ‘titanic’ struggle against marching sands

GUARDAMAR will pay tribute to the people that prevented a movement of sand that could have engulfed the town, over a century ago. Saturday January...

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