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British Consulate Presentations in November
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The British Consulate in Alicante is organising a number of events in November and early December to give British nationals information about living in Spain and any up to date information about Brexit, if they know anything further by that stage. Sarah-Jane Morris, the British Consul, will give a short talk about what she knows [...]

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Poor run continues for Monte
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Sporting San Fulgencio 1 – 0 CD Montesinos No joy for a CD Montesinos side who were awful in the first 45 minutes and although they did improve in the second half, once manager Carlos had made the changes, they could not overturn a first half goal from the home side which eventually gave them [...]

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Theresa May ‘right to swear by businesses, not at them’
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Responding to the Prime Minister’s speech at Conservative Party Conference, Stephen Martin, Director General of the Institute of Directors, said: “The Prime Minister was absolutely right to swear by businesses, rather than at them. It’s no secret that many business leaders have felt politically snubbed in the past few months. Companies are still creating jobs [...]

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Spain has one of most advanced helicopeter simulators in Europe
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The Helicopter Simulation Center (CESIHEL) of the Aviation Academy of the Spanish Army is one of the most advanced simulation centers in Europe CESIHEL has eight simulators of different helicopter models connected to a network, allowing training in the most complex mission scenarios. It is a reference center in Europe with such a capacity to [...]

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All you need to know about gambling with cryptocurrency
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Cryptocurrency has been all the rage for the past couple of years. But while you might have seen it break records and reach incredible sums, you might not have known that people usually use it to gamble. Cryptocurrency gambling is really huge, probably because even investing in crypto is a gamble in itself. You never [...]

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Crescendo International Choir Concert this Saturday in Torrevieja
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Crescendo International Choir’s first fall concert will take place this Saturday October 20 after evening mass in Sagrado Corazon Church in the Plaza Oriente, Torrevieja.  There will be a free-will donation after the concert and all monies raised will go to local charities. The choir, made up of Sopranos, Altos, Tenors and Basses, sings a [...]

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No Brotherly Love as El Cid go top in the Winter League with a win over La Siesta.
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El Cid Club Captain Stewart Beattie set aside family loyalty as El Cid had a comfortable win against a La Siesta team containing his brother and sister-in-law. Rink 2 saw Derek Randall’s team 4 shots down after 2 ends but a 7 on the 3rd end saw El Cid take control winning the next 10 [...]

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La Marina Golf Society Captain’s Challenge
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A beautiful day saw our return to BonAlba where the prizes were thinly spread amongst the participants. The Captain’s Challenge was decided by adding the Stableford points accumulated on 4 allotted holes and this was won by John Brastock and his gross score of 37 points also enabled him to take the Gold award on [...]

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Las Ramblas Golf Society – Results for w/c 8.10.18
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The dreaded ‘Yellow Peril’ kick started our week and only two points separated the four competing teams! With the yellow ball scoring double (unless you lost it of course) together with the next best two scores our winners were Dave Pulling, Benedicte Kruse, Nigel Price and Rod Doel with 133 points. Today’s ‘senior moment’ surely [...]

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Uncertainty still surrounds Ryanair’s Murcia schedules
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While San Javier airport is once again celebrating an increase in the number of passengers that have passed through its doors during the first 9 months of the year, a total of 1.046 million which represents an increase of 6.5% on 2017, according to the local Murcia Newspaper, La Opinion, Ryanair has finally said that [...]

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San Luis Bowls Club Report 12.10.18.
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San Luis 4-2-2 Open Competition: This 3 day competition was a great challenge to the 24 participating teams because of the format, 6 ends each: rinks, 2 woods ladies pairs & 2 woods men’s pairs match. Some of the group winners were not known until the last shot was played, points & shot difference were [...]

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It turned out all right in the end for SAAM
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Depending on whose forecast you looked at, for Sunday October 7th, the weather was either going to be perfect for the SAMM racing or totally unsuitable! Which do you think they got? Whilst the course was being laid and boats prepared the wind was measured at SW 5-6 knots, OK but opposite that forecast and [...]

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So You Wanted To Meet The Wizard!
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STUDIO32 are preparing to thrill audiences with their latest musical theatre venture – it’s The Wiz, a modern take on that classic show The Wizard of Oz. Winner of 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical, the show features all those well-known characters – Dorothy, Scarecrow, Lion, Tin Man, and of course The Wizard – but [...]

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Benejúzar Fined 15,000 euros for releasing young bulls
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The mayor of Benejúzar, Antonio Bernabé, has said that the fine of 15,000 euros is completely “disproportionate to the seriousness of the offence” following the release of young bulls on May 19, on the occasion of the local patron saint festivities. The bullfighting company responsible for the event has also been sanctioned with the same [...]

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Real estate sector fears the impact of the gypsum mine
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The Neighborhood Coordinator against the establishment of a gypsum mine in San Miguel de Salinas has, in just a few days, collect more than a thousand signatures that are against the proposal. In coordination with the Association of Residents San Miguel Arcángel, the group has called a demonstration for next Sunday morning, 14 November 14 [...]

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Well-wishers Raise Hundreds for Sam
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Family, friends and well-wishers all came together for a charity fun day at The Archers in Quesada, to raise money towards the “Help Bring Sam Home” campaign. Whilst working as a volunteer in Croatia, Samantha Maynard was involved in a serious incident which resulted in potentially life-threatening injuries, including major blood loss, a brain haemorrhage, [...]

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Return to the path of victory!
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CD Torrevieja vs Benferri CF.  This coming Sunday, 14 October at 17:30h in the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Torrevieja, CD Torrevieja faces Benferri CF in the fifth match of the season. The squad return to their home ground this week, and while they remain undefeated, their main intention is to return to the path of [...]

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Los Nietos Golf Society Captain’s Day
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As reported last month, the Los Nietos Golf Society took off on their Captain’s Day outing to the prestigious La Manga , North Course. The day was proudly sponsored by Avalon,  the funeral plan.  We fielded a massive turnout of 48 players , with our numbers swollen by the welcome addition of our friends from [...]

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Captain Bjørn brings Ryder Cup fever to Valderrama
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Victorious Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjørn will be reunited with Europe’s all-time leading Ryder Cup points scorer when he tees it up at the Andalucía Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation on October 18-21, 2018. Bjørn will join defending champion Garcia at Real Club Valderrama just three weeks after captaining Europe to a [...]

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Newton College opens up ‘Wonderland’: A new building for EY Pupils
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It is the biggest investment of the International Schools Partnership (ISP) group in the school based in Elche, thus establishing an academic model leading the way in education Its 1.700 m2 enhance its ‘Creative & Design Thinking’ pedagogical environment, focused on the creativity and learning through play Early Years pupils in Newton College have started [...]

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Expo Torrevieja’s Clubs and Associations weekend
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It may be hard to imagine, but there are more than 500 different clubs, associations and charities in the Torrevieja, Orihuela Costa and surrounding area. If you are looking to find out more about what is available in the region, then just pop on down to Expo Torrevieja to visit many of the local Charities, [...]

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Pego Golf Society Guinness Trophy
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Today we played the yearly Guinness Trophy at Oliva Nova featuring five teams of three persons and a Texas Scramble was played. This is a prestigious competition, where the winners drink Guinness free all night, and the team second pay 10 Euros each, and all the other teams pay 20 Euros each person. We thank [...]

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Rockets Golf Society October Home Game
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Short Journey to Vistabella for our October Home Game with a full turn out. When I left home it was Thundering and Lightning and of course the dreaded rain. When we got to the course the sun was coming up but the rain was light. It was manageable all through the game. Course in brilliant [...]

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San Miguel Golf Society Vistabella 10th October, 2018
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Vistabella has become a regular fixture from now on for the Society and with the new holes in play many members have really taken to the course. The threat of rain did not deter a strong turn-out of more than 50, and whilst it never materialised the skies overhead had players donning jackets and waiting [...]

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Elche International Rugby Sevens
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England, Ireland, Scotland National Rugby Teams will participate 3rd and 4th November at Elche International Rugby Sevens 14 National teams from Germany, England, Wales, Ireland, France, Belgium, Holland, Russia and Spain will participate next 3rd and 4th November at Elche International Rugby Sevens Mens National Teams: England, Germany, France, Ireland, Scotland, Russia, Spain, Viator Spanish Barbarians [...]

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Pedanías benefit from sale of Orihuela Costa land
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The Orihuela council is to invest 800,000 euros in five outstanding projects with funding that has been obtained by the sale of land on the Orihuela Costa. The undertakings have already been approved by the governing board and are now awaiting to be put out to tender which, according to the mayor of Orihuela, Emilio [...]

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Torrevieja Town Hall backtrack on staff life insurance
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Torrevieja’s Partido Popular revealed on Thursday that Council staff have been without life insurance cover since last March, despite the benefit being written into their contracts of employment. Councillor Carmen Gomez said that there have been no life insurance policies for seven months, “nor is there a budget allocation to pay for it.” At a [...]

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Ryder Cup points leader set to defend Valderrama title
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Sergio García will defend his Andalucía Valderrama Masters title from October 18-21 in the wake of becoming all-time Ryder Cup points leader at the Golf National. This feat is the result of nearly two decades of steady success in an event focused on team action rather than individual performance. Sergio made this point very clearly [...]

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Daya second best against Orihuela
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Orihuela 3 v. Daya Nueva 1 Daya started pushing the ball out to left wing picked up by Montalvo who made a super cross almost from the by line but it brushed the crossbar and went out of play ,it is end to end stuff now then Daya win a free kick wasted it ,the [...]

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