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SMGS at Altorreal. November 15th, 2017.
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A trip to Altorreal, just north of the city of Murcia, always leads to at least some poor souls getting lost, and today was no exception. However, far more unfortunate was one member’s clutch giving out a minute from the course, meaning him having to miss the round and sort out the vehicle’s return. So [...]

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New players come through at Country Bowls
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Country Bowls – News                Dated 17th November 2017 In the leagues this week we travelled to San Luis on Monday and were at home on Friday to La Manga, some of our new players are starting to shine, new owner Graham Richardson in his first season bowling contributed to a fine 33 to 5 victory [...]

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Victory for Emerald Isle Claymores at Oaks
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Emerald Isle Bowls Club by Elwyn Morris Sunday saw the Emerald Isle play Javea in the Premier 20-20, and the score was 4-4, with Javea taking the game with the aggregate of plus 15, winners were J Rimmer 21-14, M Veale D Gerrard 17-14, C Thomas J Westall S Westall 18-11, C Donnellan P Coffey [...]

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Drivers hit brick wall at San Luis Klingons
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 San Luis Bowls Club Report 17.11.17. Generally a successful week for our teams. Monday 13th: South Alicante Bowls: SL Klingons home v VB Drivers; an excellent result 14-0, shots 134-80. Winners: Pat Bird, Ray Pollock, Graham Bird 23-11, Kath Reid, Ray Clarke, Ian Kenyon 23-20, Margaret Morrison, Sabrina & Russell Marks 33-9, Colin Jackson, Keith [...]

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Super Torry Go Marching On
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FC JOVE ESPANOL – 0  CD TORREVIEJA – 1 ……. BY STEVE HIBBERD Marwane’s 86th minute winner against Jove Español, saw Torry close in on Hercules for top spot in Preferente division.  The likeable French Algerian’s 3rd goal in as many matches, gave his side a 1-0 victory in front of a large Torry Army gathering [...]

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“Serious Deficiencies” at the Torrevieja bus station
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It is one of the most frequented places in Torrevieja. Every day hundreds of travellers pass through the bus station using it as a starting, finishing or transit point for their journeys. And judging from a report issued recently by The Prosecutors Office, it is also one of the most neglected. For many people this [...]

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TERMINUS POPPIN’ OFF BABY! Is Terminus the Best Champion In Paladins OB63?
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Is Terminus the best champion in paladins ob63? You Decide! In this AMAZING TERMINUS GAMEPLAY, we say how OP Terminus can be and try to decide if he is a paladins god. ⏬⏬⏬⏬⏬ Donate to me!! PayPal.Me/SBudgen Discord group: https://discord.gg/FmckCNQ ⏬⏬⏬⏬⏬ ✪Watch the whole video!! ✪Enjoy the video?? ✪Maybe leave a like + SUB??!!?? ⏬⏬⏬⏬⏬ [...]

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The Virtual Leader Newspaper Edition 693
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The Poppy Count is well and truly underway across the region with our 3 local branches all hoping that they can surpass last years total of 73,000 euro. News stories feature on the former mayor of San Fulgencio and the apalling state of Torrevieja Bus Station, the subject of a recent report.  In sport a [...]

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Just a Goal too far for Daya
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Daya Nueva 3 v. Racing Orihuela 4 The visitors started well, very well, as an unchallenged cross into the Daya box was fired home to give Racing a second minute lead ! After surviving some heavy pressure from their opponents Daya put together a great move on eleven minutes that saw Ivan score with a [...]

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Poppy Totals head toward new high
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The Poppy Appeal was aiming to raise a record £43 million in UK this year. To help reach that target, over 150,000 volunteers were out on the streets, markets and in shopping centres across the UK and many European countries including here in Spain. Although local branches have been busy raising funds for those ‘needy’ [...]

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Double figures for San Miguel Meteors and Comets in SABA
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San Miguel Bowls Club By Pat McEwan Much better results by the COMETS and the METEORS in the SABA leagues this week.  The COMETS picked up 10 points against Emerald Isle Neptunes at home with 115 shots to 94.  Well played by Sandy Hannan, Bob Graham, Barbara Scotthern 23-11; Bob Nesbitt, Dave Champion, Bob Donnelly [...]

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Rose and Fleetwood set up thriller in Dubai
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Tournament: DP World Tour Championship, Dubai – Rolex Series: Eighth Rolex Series tournament of 2017 Race to Dubai: Tournament 47 of 47 events – Venue: Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Prize fund: US$8,000,000 Hashtag: #DPWTC #RolexSeries Day Three Report Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood produced matching seven under 65s during a sensational third day of [...]

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Vauxhall’s All-New Crossland X achieves Five-Star Euro Ncap Rating
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Latest active and passive safety systems give exceptional protection Commended for protection of occupants and pedestrians Vauxhall’s new Crossland X has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP, underlining the model’s position as one of the safest vehicles in its segment. The family-focused SUV performed well in each of the four safety [...]

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Illegal settlement broken up in Redován
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The Civil Guard yesterday broke up an illegal settlement of immigrants who had been sleeping rough in Redovan for the last week. The operation began in the early hours of the morning with agents from the Civil Guard, the Immigration Department of the National Police and the Local Police of Redován. They found some thirty [...]

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WATCH: The Secret to Control Weight Delivering Lawn Bowls
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I learned something today that was so startling and made such a dramatic difference that I was tempted to keep it as a secret- just for a year or two- I thought. Why should I share the secret? Then I thought again, this is too important not to share. So here it is! You all [...]

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Octogenarian wins Eurogolf Monthly Stableford
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On Thursday 16th November 64 players took part in Eurogolf´s monthly stableford off the plates and 1 of our many octogenarians won with a magnificent 40 points. The results were Cat1 1st Malcolm Foskett 37 2nd  David Gregson 34 3rd Arty Crammon 32  Cat 2 1st Caryn Van de Kruijs 37 2nd David Blanchette 35 c/b  3rd Bob Shorley 35 Cat 3 1st Colin Hobden38 2nd Ray Porter 33 3rd David Valentine 32 Cat 4 1st Peter Sanderson 40 2nd Pam Welsh 38 3rd John Hill [...]

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The Umpires Patch
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It might come as a surprise to some bowlers that the sport of bowls has a code of practice, as has all sports. Ours is called the Laws of the Sport of Bowls, Crystal Mark Third Edition it is contained in a little red book, costing all of 3€, you can also find it online [...]

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Inflation shrank to 1.6% in October due to energy prices
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The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased in October 2017 by 1.6% year-on-year, the same rate as was advanced by the INE at the end of August and two tenths lower than in September, according to figures published by the National Statistics Institute (INE). This trend was mainly due to the slower rate of growth of [...]

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WARCH: José Mourinho makes surprise visit to Jaguar Production Line
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José Mourinho becomes the 100,000th Jaguar F-PACE customer Football manager, Mourinho surprises Jaguar employees as he joins them on the production line as Jaguar’s latest recruit Jaguar F-PACE is the current World Car of The Year and fastest ever selling Jaguar Watch the short film of Mourinho working on his new F-PACE here: https://youtu.be/ugCFQ__aU2U 16 [...]

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Spain elected as new member of UNESCO World Heritage Committee
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Spain has been elected as a new member of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee at the 21st meeting of the World Heritage Convention General Assembly in Paris, the headquarters of this international organisation After receiving the largest number of votes (157 of the 170 participating countries), Spain has confirmed its leadership in the management of [...]

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Torrevieja Civil Protection on duty at Motorcycle World Championship
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Members of Torrevieja’s Civil Protection Unit, headed by, Estela Prieto, were invited by the mayor of Cheste to provide support at the Motorcycling Grand Prix held last week at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Cheste, close to Valencia. The Councilor for Security, Javier Manzanares, said that “this is the very first time that Torrevieja has [...]

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Local Police make arrests following inspection at Torrevieja Cannabis Association
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The Operational Reinforcement Group (GRO) of Torrevieja’s Local Police, together with the Environment and Activities Group (GRUMA), has arrested four people, seizing both cash and prohibited substances, after carrying out an inspection at a cannabis association. The seizures were made after the association management were unable to prove the origin of their substances. The operation [...]

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Javea Green Winter League team extend their lead at the top of the table
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Javea Green Bowls Club welcomed Greenlands on Wednesday with high expectations of a good result and were not disappointed. Always a pleasure to play against such professional bowlers, three Javea rinks took an early lead and maintained it throughout. The remaining two rinks started well but dropped shots on several consecutive ends to make it [...]

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Russia denies “groundless” Catalonia meddling claims
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Russia is currently being accused of interfering in a number of political events, including the decision of Britain to leave the European Union and the decision of the Americans to elect Donald Trump as their new President. And now at a meeting on Monday of European Union foreign and defence ministers, Spain have raised the [...]

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DGT announce investment of 860.130 euro in portable speed detecting equipment
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The DGT have announced that they will make an investment of 860.130 in portable speed detecting equipment which can be carried by Guardia Civil officers on their motorbikes. The investment will allow the Guardia Civil to purchase around 60 devices which will allow them to set up more speed control check points. The devices will [...]

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The Universal Wonderful Street Academy holds Annual Charity Dinner in Mojácar
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The Universal Wonderful Street Academy recently held its annual charity dinner in Mojácar, as part of its fund raising activities to support the orphaned and abandoned children of Accra, in the Republic of Ghana.  This non-profit making organization was created in 2012 by the singer, Louis Wonder, with the hope of getting these children off [...]

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Sassenach Wins the St. Andrews Trophy
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The Wolfpack’s November Society Day brought with it the annual St. Andrews Trophy round. As we say in Scotland “ we huvnae seen such a pure dead brilliant turnout for a long time”. A full complement, mostly Sassenachs it must be said, turned out to play for the St. Andrews Trophy. At the allotted time [...]

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British Ambassador Simon Manley attends Remembrance Service in Madrid
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The British Ambassador in Spain, Simon Manley, attended and read a lesson at the Service of Remembrance at St George’s Anglican Church in Madrid. The Ambassador, who attends this service every year, was joined by diplomatic colleagues from across the Commonwealth, EU and other countries, as well as serving members of UK armed forces based [...]

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Campoverde Remembered Them
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Over Remembrance weekend Campoverde Church held two special events to enable the people of Campoverde to remember and pay their respects to those who have given their lives for our freedom and democracy. Campoverde Remembered Them On November 11 in Campoverde Church there was a most moving and poignant concert of contemplative readings and music [...]

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