Whale washed ashore in Chiclana

A 12 metre long young Fin Whale was washed up on the shore near Sancti Petri in Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz, on Wednesday morning.

Youth electrocuted while picking pineapples

A 23 year old youth has died from electrocution while picking pineapples in Pinar de los Franceses in Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz province. It is thought the youth was using a metal rod to reach the pineapples when it came into contact with a power cable.

Gang of thieves arrested in Chiclana de la Frontera

Guardia Civil officers in Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz, have arrested nine people aged between 23 years and 36 years allegedly involved in at least 32 thefts from homes in the area, often while the occupants were sleeping.

Cocaine haul in Chiclana de la Frontera

Police in Chiclana de la Frontera have arrested eight people, Rumanian and Spanish nationals, in connection with the distribution of drugs, mainly cocaine.

Patricide in Chiclana de la Frontera

A 66 year old man died in the early hours of Wednesday morning at his home in calle Centauro in Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz after allegedly being stabbed by his son. Police are still trying to clarify the circumstances of the incident.

Thief steals car with baby in the back

Local Police in Chiclana de la Frontera have arrested a seventeen year old youth who stole a car with a baby in the back of the vehicle.

Interior Minister visits Chiclana de la Frontera

The Interior Minister, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, has been visiting Chiclana de la Frontera, one of the areas most devastated by the recent storms in Cádiz province, and has reiterated the Government’s intention to do everything ‘humanly possible’ to get the beaches back in good order for Easter.

Three injured in fire in Chiclana de la Frontera

Three people needed hospital treatment for smoke inhalation after a fire in a building in Urbanisation La Carabina in Chiclana de la Frontera. Around 20 other residents were evacuated from the building as a security measure while firefighters tackled the blaze.

Body found in pond

The body of a man was discovered on Saturday in a pond at a fish farm in the village of Sancti Petri, Chiclana de la Frontera.