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Day: October 28, 2016

Orihuela teen arrested for several attempted sexual assaults

Worried residents had put up warning posters The poster put up by residents The National Police have arrested a 16 year old boy, legally a minor, of Spanish nationality had the San Pedro neighbourhood of Orihuela living in fear over the last few weeks, when several attempted sexual assaults have been reported in the Ronda Santo Domingo area. Although the boy was arrested for stealing a mobile phone, once he was in police custody it became known that he was the youth who had been reported for an attempted sexual assault that had happened inside a building. The alarm in the neighbourhood was such that residents had made a warning poster an distributed it on local buildings and using Whatsapp and social networks. It warned that the attacker’s method was to follow women and then pounce on them in the doorway of their block of flats as they were going inside. The residents claimed there have been four incidents of the youth acting in this way, although only two of these have been officially reported to...

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Algorfa collects €2,400 for the AECC

Gastronomic day last Saturday in aid of cancer charity The municipality of Algorfa put on the twelfth edition of its Gastronomic Days last Saturday, which was held in aid of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC). In total, €2,400 was collected, an amount that will be added to the takings from a recent charity event at The Finca. The Town Hall thanked the whole municipality for having given this charitable and cultural event such a warm...

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Top women’s tennis in Almoradí

The Valencian Community Women’s Championship starts on Saturday Almoradí is hosting the finest female tennis players for the Valencian Community Woman’s Championship from Saturday, October 29th until Saturday, November 5th. This weekend the preliminary phase gets underway while the final stage commences on Monday. This year for the first time there will also be a doubles tournament, with eight pairs competing. Spectators will be able to enjoy the sills of young talents like last year’s finalist, María Martínez; the current national champion in the Cadet youth category, Lucia Cortez; and junior regional champion, Lucia Marzal. The singles champion will win €1,250 in prizes and the finalists €625, while the doubles winners will get €250. The Valencian Tenis Federation and Almoradí Tennis Club invite all fans to enjoy this unique opportunity to see the best tennis players in the region in...

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