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Day: August 2, 2018

Officers Surprised by Mail Order Doorstep Drug Service

Whilst leaving a property in Elche, where police officers were unable to locate a fugitive they were sent to arrest, one of the officers noticed a curious transaction taking place at the doorstep of a neighbouring home. The officer witnesses a man pass a ticket to a girl of young teenage years, who gave them a small parcel in exchange. After the transaction, the officer questioned the teenager, ascertaining that she was 14 years of age, whilst also asking colleagues to intercept the adult who had just left. The officers entered the home and found one person using drugs,...

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This Week’s English Film at the Cinema in Torrevieja

It’s back! Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is on again at the IMF Cinema in Torrevieja. For those of you that don’t know, you can actually go to the cinema every day of the week in Torrevieja and watch a film in its original version. OK, so you are limited to the same film every week and the same time every day (18.00h), but it’s great to know that the option is there. This week, from Friday 3 August, and back by popular demand, the film shown in English is Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, again with...

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All Emergency Vehicles to have Blue Flashing Lights

This week, the law came into force which changes the regulations so that all emergency vehicles will have flashing blue lights Prior to the change in the law, blue lights were reserved for the security services, such as the police, now, with this change, all emergency vehicles will display flashing blue lights when responding to an emergency. However, there is a two-year transitional period for owners of emergency vehicles to make the change, so orange lights will still be used for some time. The change has come about after years of discussion and sets Spain on a par with...

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Torre Compras Express Night – Shopping on the Coast

Local businesses from Pilar will set up along the TorredelaHoradada coast This Saturday 4 August, the Plaza de Antonio Sánchez Lozano of Torre de la Horadada will be transformed and converted into an open shopping space for residents and visitors to attend and do a bit of shopping. Businesses from the municipality of Pilar de la Horadada will set up stall and sell their wares close to the seafront, a popular space at this time of year. Hardly any information at all has been given from the town hall other than the name – Torre Compras Express I –...

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Blue Zone Parking Areas Free for August in Elche

You can park for free in blue parking zones in Elche during August. If you have never visited the beautiful city of Elche, the second largest in the province of Alicante, famous for its shoe-manufacturing industry, you might want to think about going this month, as parking in the regulated blue zone areas is free just for August. From 1 August, and until the end of the month, motorists can now visit the town centre and park in any blue parking zone space at any time of day and not have to pay a cent. Devices have even been...

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