News Roundup August 2015

29 AUG 2015

Suspicious Item Causes Security Alert

Ryanair flight FR8297 from Alicante to Bristol was found to contain a written bomb threat. The ensuing security alert caused delays and disruption at Bristol airport.

Read more on Sky News.

Edinburgh Jet2 Switches to Alicante Airport flights from Edinburgh will no longer fly to San Javier (Murcia) but to Alicante airport instead. The change starts from November 2015. Additional flights will operate from Edinburgh and Glasgow to Alicante.

More info at Murcia Today and Daily Record

Costa Blanca Wants Your Holiday Snaps

Tourist groups in Costa Blanca get behind the social media campaign #MiVeranoCostaBlanca asking holiday makers to tweet or instagram their summer pics of the Costa. 

#MiVeranoCostaBlanca on Twitter

benidorm police

Benidorm To Get British Bobbies

In an agreement similar to one operating in Magaluf, British police officers will patrol Benidorm's streets in an effort to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour.

Full story and video at Daily Mail.

Mobility Scooter Users Fined

Police are handing out fines to rogue scooter users in Benidorm. The Daily Mirror reports that up to 500 a day can be found on the streets of the holiday town. Problems have included boozy drivers and "boy racers"!

Full story at Daily Mirror.

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