Friday, 23 June 2017

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New officers barking for duty in Alicante

FOUR new police officers are strutting their stuff in Vera, sniffing out dope peddlers, protecting children and securing large events. Apache, Azor, Bimba and Zadhir are specially trained police dogs and the first members of the Almeria town's new canine unit. The foursome excel in smelling danger and drugs where…

New battle for Leo the Lion after brain scan results

LAST week four-year-old cancer fighter Leo Bermejo from Almeria travelled to the UK’s Alder Hey hospital for an MRI scan following his recent return from 31 sessions of proton beam therapy in Oklahoma. The oncologist and radiologist agree that the results show a suspicious mass within the same tumour cavity…

Man cycles from UK to Spain for cancer research fundraiser

A BRITISH man whose Almeria-based mother has been struck with terminal cancer is cycling all the way from Lincolnshire to Almeria to raise money for research into the disease. Jason Skinner from Bourne has been in tough training for months to prepare for the epic journey, involving more than 2,000…

Teenager arrested for arson in Almeria

A TEENAGER was arrested by Guardia Civil agents and charged with starting a massive fire in an Adra warehouse. The 15-year-old torched a Chinese bazaar on La Azucarera industrial estate completely destroying the building and forcing the evacuation of roughly 40 people. It took firefighters hours and a great deal…

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Two gangs which toured the provinces busted by Guardia Civil

SIXTEEN people have been arrested in two different cases for breaking into houses in Malaga and surrounding provinces. Following nine robberies in the area of Pantano de la Viñuela officers of the Guardia Civil tracked down those responsible to the town of Roquetas de Mar in Almeria where nine people…

Almeria reports a record smashing spring for tourism

APRIL was a hugely successful month for Almeria airport according to the latest passenger statistics. Just over 34,000 people arrived from abroad during the month, more than 1,000 a day on average. The figures represent a quantum leap of 28.4 per cent compared to April last year, a remarkable increase…

Almeria City to roll out public bicycle system

ALMERIA is finally jumping on the biking bandwagon. The council will follow examples set by Murcia, Malaga and Madrid by installing hundreds of public bicycles at key points across the city. The new scheme involves 400 bikes scattered around 61 locations which can be accessed by a one-off card payment,…

Welcome home Leo the Lion

BRAVE cancer battler Leo Bermejo is back in Almeria after undergoing six weeks of ground-breaking proton beam therapy in the United States, and the Euro Weekly News was on hand to join the celebrations at his homecoming party. A sizeable group of friends, family members and supporters gathered at the…

PP's wild cat policy slammed in Almeria

BITING criticism of cat colony treatment has seen the official policy of Almeria’s ruling Popular Party described as absurd. Socialist councillor Ines Plaza says it is crazy to concentrate colonies of wild cats around only a few key areas. She claims that the government should take a leaf out the…

Cancer-fighter Leo the Lion flies home to Spain for welcome party

BRAVE four-year-old Leo Bermejo from Almeria has finished his 31 sessions of proton beam therapy in Oklahoma and is on way home to Spain via Toronto, Amsterdam and Manchester, despite re-routed flights and missing luggage problems. The proton treatment in the States followed Leo’s fourth brain tumour operation in the…

One dead and four injured in Almeria road crash

EMERGENCY services in Andalucia have reported the death of a 21-year-old girl in a traffic accident at kilometre 49 of the A-334 at the entrance to the town of Purchena in Almeria. 112 Andalucia have also confirmed that four other young people have been injured in the accident in the…

Greenhouse gangsters arrested in Almeria

POLICE raided two marihuana greenhouses and set the stashes alight in the latest incarnation of Operation Choclo. Properties in Tabernas and La Canada were targeted as armed Guardia Civil officers made two arrests and seized €6,000 in cash, 494 marihuana plants and complex growing equipment. It was the latest flash…

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