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Helicopter crash off Valencia - Two crew escape with minor injuries

THE two pilots who survived a dramatic helicopter crash into the sea five miles southeast of Pinedo, Valencia just before 3.30pm on Wednesday May 20, have spoken about their ordeal.The two men have now been identified as Haritz Galarraga from San Sebastian and Marcel Selma from Catalonia, aged 34 and…

Fishing with kids at Moraira marina

AROUND 40 children aged between five and 12 took part in a supervised fishing contest on Saturday May 16 in Moraira.The rules were made clear from the start – single hook fishing only with regulated bait and each catch had to be weighed before being carefully returned to the water.The…

L’Alfas celebrates Norway’s National Holiday

MORE than 50,000 Norwegians now call Spain their home.The pretty coastal town of Alfas del Pi in the Marina Alta put on a superb celebration in recognition of Norway’s Constitution Day, celebrated annually on Sunday May 17 when the Constitution of Norway was signed by the Constituent Assembly in 1814…

The fire in the Vall dÉbo - How did it happen?

THE fire in La Vall Ebo calcined hundreds of acres and wrought havoc on dozens of home owners, affecting the towns of Pego and l’Atzubia, with at least 50 residences evacuated as residents took to the streets in masks to avoid choking on the smoke.The fire began when an elderly…

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Navarro wishes to go underwater in Benidorm

MAYOR Agustin Navarro has revealed his ambitions to add touristic value by developing marine services in the waters off Benidorm.“We have some wonderful attractions, reefs, clear waters and spectacular coastal scenery. It is time we looked at them with a view to utilising them for the benefit of the city,”…

La Nucia offers convalescence - Ukraine soldiers on rest and recovery

THE Town Council of La Nucia has gifted the free use of the town’s pool and sporting facilities this week to a group of 14 former Ukrainian soldiers, some of whom are amputees and others with a range of disabilities and war wounds.The young men are aged between 20 and…

The fire at Pego - Terrified residents

AFTER the fire that devastated much of the Pego countryside on Thursday May 14 Euro Weekly News met up with local residents Tash and Lou Lewis.Tash and Lou had their car packed, two dogs and their daughter on board and their horse with them, ready to leave if the fire…

Benidorm showcases its tasty cuisine with tapas and pinchos

BENIDORM opened its popular V Concurso de Tapas y Pinchos at the picturesque Mirador on Saturday May 9, with a total of 26 local restaurants competing in quality, originality and creativity.Tapas and pinchos are certainly small morsels of food, mere tasters in fact, but big on flavour and presentation.Benidorm, with…

Chiringuitos overstep the mark

SUMMER has arrived slightly earlier than usual and the traditional beach bars known as Chiringuitos have sprung up along the stretch of beach between Javea’s Port area and the Parador Hotel as usual. This year, however, two of the bars have encroached outside their regulated limits.The Coastal Act permits these…

Retro treat in Benidorm

THROUGHOUT the weekend of May 16 and 17 Benidorm is hosting a market featuring all things retro and vintage.The first edition of ‘Urban Mercadito’ is on Calle Marqués de Comillas 7 and is open from 5pm until 10pm on Saturday and 12 Noon until 8pm on Sunday.Fashion, disco, handicrafts, jewellery,…

Fire devastates La Vall d'Ebo

FIRE raged through La Vall d'Ebo on Thursday May 14 after a farmer’s scrub fire went out of control.It started at around 10.30am, with strong winds fanning the flames and soon the fire was moving towards Pego.The Guardia Civil, assisted by the local police and seven Bomberos brigades, evacuated more…

Back in time with the Moors and Christians

THE Moors and Christians celebrations in El Campello provided fun and entertainment for all the family last weekend.The day began with a deafening clanging of bells at 8.30am followed by floral offerings to the patron saint at 11.30am.A spectacular parade included regiments of Christians and the slow-marching Moors making their…

 


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