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Big brother is watching you again in Torrevieja

Torrevieja has recently renewed it’s Vyriato video surveillance network which consists of over 200 audio-visual cameras dotted across the city streets, many with a...

Cabo Roig sea rescue by Local Police

"My son was unconscious in the water and the waves were buffetting him against the cliff face." An agent of Orihuela’s Local Police carried out...

Torrevieja Brits Arrested in Drugs Find

Officers from the Guardia Civil working at Alicante-Elche Airport have arrested two people on the suspicion of offences against public health, after intercepting a massive amount of drugs. The officers became aware of a shipment in January which was sent from Ireland to Torrevieja, via the airport. This shipment contained 5,640 zopiclone tablets; a medicine …

Virgen del Carmen Cultural Centre Licence Granted

The Virgen del Carmen Cultural Centre in Torrevieja has finally been granted an opening licence, after all relevant compliances have been satisfied. The centre, which opened in 2005, had been operating without the necessary licence, which ensures safety and security protocols are in place, amongst other things, and suffered a closure to the public as …

POLICE FACING PRISON FOR CHECKPOINT SHOOTOUT

Two local police officers from Santa Pola have given evidence in court in Elche, facing 5 years in prison, for opening fire on a...

Gala Animalista in Torrevieja

On Tuesday, 30 April, the Virgen del Carmen centre in Torrevieja will host the first ever, “Gala Animalista”, paying tribute to the work of volunteers, collaborators and the security services and the work they do for animal welfare. Torrevieja´s councillor for animal protection, Carmen Morate, launched the event, explaining how the aim is to recognise …

Guardia Civil Exhibition at Zenia Boulevard

On 4th May, the Guardia Civil are holding an exhibition featuring some of their departments on the municipal car park next to the Zenia Boulevard shopping centre on the Orihuela Costa. The event is part of the celebrations commemorating the 175th anniversary of the Guardia Civil, and will feature live displays from the dog section, …

Murcia gang arrests for Orihuela Costa stabbing

Guardia Civil officers from Pilar de la Horadada have arrested three people, two men (34 and 37 years) and a woman (37 years), all...

The secret of the American Tower

Just to the south of Guardamar del Segura, inland of the N332, there is a compound that is surrounded by a perimeter of secrecy....

Be aware in order to prevent crime

Two policemen from the Guardia Civil in Torre de la Horadada, Sgt Nino Moreno and Officer Manuel Muiño, were at Playa Flamenca Town Hall...

Government Unit created to identify cyber threats and fake news

Ahead of Spain’s elections in April and May, the country's government is reportedly creating a special unit to identify cyber threats and fake news....

NO TRAINING IN OVER A YEAR – Are Orihuela police safe...

Orihuela’s Local Police refuse to carry out any weapon handling drills outside the city as they continue to reject a proposal by the Councillor...

Fire tender for Horadada’s Civil Protection

Pilar de la Horadada council has justified the purchase of a fire tender stating that, in the event of a fire in the town...

Local Police disrupt Orihuela Plenary

Local Police Unions and over 50 supporters stormed into the Orihuela Plenary meeting last Thursday, occupying the seats reserved for members of the public,...

Firefighters Keeping the Alicante Province Safe

Provincial Firefighters covering an area that stretches from Denia in the north to Pilar de la Horadada in the south, and inland to Villena...

Local Police on the warpath

Local Police officers from dozens of municipalities are taking action against their town councils, demanding improvements in human and material resources, as they feel...

San Miguel residents concerned by lack of Police

San Miguel de Salinas has suffered two robberies in two bars and in a house in recent days. The house robbery occurred last Sunday...

Four arrests for the theft of a hundred bikes

The Torrevieja Civil Guard has arrested four men, three of Moroccan nationality, aged 20, 38 and 42 year and a 20 year old Romanian,...

Early retirement leaves critical shortfall in local police

Although it has been a historical claim of the Local Police unions for many years, from the 2nd January 2019 it is now about...

Spain and Germany Working in Collaboration On European Project – Get...

There are different newsletters and essays which help business enterprises throughout the world to know about ongoing projects in the field. You can also get...

Spain has one of most advanced helicopeter simulators in Europe

The Helicopter Simulation Center (CESIHEL) of the Aviation Academy of the Spanish Army is one of the most advanced simulation centers in Europe CESIHEL has...

Navy deactivates a bomb in Águilas

Naval bomb disposal experts belonging to the Mine Action Divers Unit (UBMCM), recovered an aviation bomb on Thursday that had been caught up in...

Generalitat bans Torrevieja police from using tasers

After the City Council purchased 50 Tasers, at a cost of 121,000 euros, for their officers who aren’t permitted to carry firearms, Torrevieja has...

Mayor criticises Consell over Emergency Centre delays

The mayor of Orihuela, Emilio Bascuñana has once again criticised the delay in the construction of La Zenia Emergency Centre. He has urged the...

Police Chief warns of shortage of officers in Orihuela

The Chief of Orihuela’s Local Police, José María Pomares, hijacked celebrations to the Patron Saint, the Virgin of Monserrate, on Saturday, to warn of...

Guardia Civil has shortfall of 200 officers in Vega Baja

With an estimated population close to half a million people, based on staffing levels recommended by the Government, the Independent Association of the Civil...

Pilar de la Horadada to improve security for residents

The City Council of Pilar de la Horadada has launched a project that they have called "A secure pillar" the objective of which is...

Tips for Safeguarding Your Data

There is no doubt that technology has made life easier in many respects, but it has also created a new range of opportunities for...

Three cars owned by police officers torched on Orihuela Costa

Three cars, owned by officers of Orihuela’s Local Police, have been set on fire this morning in Orihuela Costa. The fires, which were all...

Orihuela is safer than ever according to Minister

"Today Orihuela is safer than ever," according to the Government Delegate, Juan Carlos Morgues. The politician made his assessment during a visit to the city...

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