Tagged: Transport

Motorcyclist Killed in Alicante

Motorcyclist Killed in Alicante

A 24-year-old has died Saturday after crashing his motorcycle against a lamppost on a curve driving along Avenida de Elche in Alicante. The crash happened at around eight o’clock with ambulances sent to the scene, but resuscitation attempts failed. There were no visible signs on the road of the motorcycles braking before crashing into the …

Pedestrian Knocked Down in Petrer

Pedestrian Knocked Down in Petrer

A man was killed on Friday morning when he was hit by an articulated lorry as he crossed the A-31 (Alicante-Madrid) in Petrer. According to the Guardia Civil, the incident occurred at around eight o’clock at kilometer 202.4 of the road in the Madrid direction. The Guardia Civil are investigating the causes of an incident …

Travel Update – Friday 1 September 2017

Travel Update – Friday 1 September 2017

Manchester, Mykonos and Lisbon are experiencing minor flight delays due to visibility issues. Plus, today is expected to be one of the busiest days of the year, with well over 35,000 flights across Europe…

Orihuela Police Research Pirate Taxis

Orihuela local police, along with colleagues from other forces and interested parties, have been taking part in a seminar offering information and advice regarding so-called “pirate” taxis. Unlicensed vehicles doing frequent “airport runs” are…

Trailer Theft Gang Arrested

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested a group allegedly responsible for a series of violent thefts of truck trailers across the Vega Baja, which they would subsequently sell in Madrid. Two men and a woman have been arrested for Read More …

The Brits are Still Coming – On Mass

The Brits are Still Coming – On Mass

Falling exchange rates and Brexit fears do not seem to be bothering UK tourists coming to the Costa Blanca, according to latest figures from the National Statistics Institute. On the back of a record 2016 for foreign tourism, the January returns show a massive 32 percent hike in the number of British visitors coming to

Vega Baja Steps Up Promoting the Area to Tourists

Vega Baja Steps Up Promoting the Area to Tourists

“There’s a lot more to the Vega Baja area than just beaches” is the message that local councils are saying in a new move to attract more tourists to explore the inland attractions of the area when they come on holiday.  Orihuela council hosted a meeting of representatives of 27 councils which included  Torrevieja, Pilar