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The difference between Bitcoin online casino sites and classic ones
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What’s the difference between Bitcoin online casino sites and classic ones? The Bitcoin currency (or cryptocurrency) first appeared in 2009, and entered the international scene in 2011 when it became popular all over the world. It is different from traditional currencies, because it has no regulating institution like the central bank, and because it is [...]

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The Rojales Pantomime Group present CAMELOT THE PANTOMIME
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The good old wizard Merlin does battle with the very evil Morgan Le Fay and her band of Evil Sisters to see who wins the hand of Princess Guinevere….will it be Prince Arthur of Camelot or Valerin the Vicious, King of the Tangled Wood whose always followed around by his mum! Whoever wins the hand [...]

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The Plaza GS at Hacienda Riquelme
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Despite the terrible weather forecast 39 golfers set off for Hacienda Riquelme for this weeks challenge and although cloudy at the start the day turned out to be perfect for golf. The course was in excellent condition but the tricky greens proved too much for most ! One player in particular had a bad round, [...]

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Basement battle sees Torry scrape narrow win
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This battle of the basement clash inside La Solana Stadium, pitched rock bottom Villena (6 points) against next to bottom Torry (10 points) in a game that neither club could afford to lose.  But depite floundering at the foot of the table Villena have shown that they are capable of putting together occasional performances, with [...]

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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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Knights in tights
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The good wizard Merlin does battle with the very evil Morgan Le Fay and her band of Evil Sisters to see who wins the hand of Princess Guinevere….will it be Prince Arthur of Camelot or Valerin the Vicious, King of the Tangled Wood (whose always with his mum!) Knights in tights Whoever wins the hand [...]

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San Miguel Golf Society at La Finca 5th September, 2018
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It was good to be back at an old favourite this week, and although the greens were still recovering from their recent hollow tining, the course was generally in good nick. The weather was hot but also humid and this took its toll on one of our committee members who decided to walk. Nine holes [...]

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WATCH – Your Right to Vote in Municipal and European Parliament Elections
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Municipal and European Parliament elections are due to be held in Spain on 26 May 2019. WHO WILL BE ABLE TO VOTE? In addition to adult Spaniards, citizens from the following countries will be able to vote: European Union member States, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Korea, Ecuador, Iceland,  Norway, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru and [...]

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Monte hit 5 against Fulgencio
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By Andrew Atkinson CD Montesinos went nap with a five goal hammering of Sporting San Fulgencio in the Valencia 1st Regional Group 8, returning a 5-1 win. In what was dubbed a ‘six pointer’ at the lower echelons of the table, with San Fulgencio in 12th place and Montesinos in 14th, all was to play [...]

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Hondón Valley Legion Remember Robbie Burns.
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When members and guests of the Hondón Valley Branch of The Royal British Legion sat down for their Burns’ Night Supper, little did they know just what a great evening was planned. The venue was El Nuevo Valle, in Hondón de los Frailes and the MC for the evening was Ronnie Mannall. The piper, Tony [...]

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Covera Emergency plan finally agreed
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The most recent procedures to be finalised at Corvera Airport are those for security and the airport emergency plan which were finally approved by the board last week . In case of accidents the plan establishes a a protocol at the airport within 8km of the runway and terminal building taking in the local municipalities [...]

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Brexit concerns for Alicante Business Community
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According to Ineca, the Alicante Institute of Economic Studies, only 28% of industrialists believe that the province is ready for the consequences of the United Kingdom’s departure from the EU It is said that uncertainty and restlessness abound when Alicante businessmen are asked about the impact of Brexit on the provincial economy, given that the [...]

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Spain U19 and Norway stalemate
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Spain and Norway shared a goalless draw at the Pinatar arena last week in the opener for the Under 19 International tournament being played at the venue. There were a number of La Liga players in the Spain X1 including valencianista Ferrán Torres of Valencia and the Barcelonist Abel Ruiz. Coach Santi Denia said that [...]

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Honours even as Torry fight back in local derby
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CD Torrevieja – 2  CD Thader Rojales – 2 By Steve Hibberd Last season, Thader notched a double over Torry, and with the hosts very much in a relegation dog fight, sleeves had to be rolled up if another whitewash was to be avoided.  A host of new signings have boosted Torry’s chances of survival, [...]

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San Miguel Golf Society Las Colinas December 12th, 2018
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President’s Trophy Round 2 Thirty-nine members were joined by 3 guests to take part in the second round of this season’s President’s Trophy. With our President Phil Birtwistle continuing his march towards recovering from a severe illness many a player’s thoughts were with him. The day was perfect for golf, with the initial strong breeze [...]

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The Leader Newspaper Edition 747
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The ongoing search for the missing Henry Alejandro, last seen on the Orihuela Costa on New Year’s morning, is the sad story that greets readers in this first edition of 2019. Despite hundreds of hours spent by the police and volunteers over the weekend there is little to report as efforts continue to trace the [...]

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Space sector to benefit from multi-million pound work on UK alternative to Galileo
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UK industry will benefit from a £92 million injection to design a national alternative to the EU’s Galileo satellite system, ensuring UK security post Brexit.     Government to invest £92 million of Brexit readiness money on plans for independent satellite system 18-month study will look at the design and development of UK programme This [...]

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NO BULL – LEADER 7-1 TIP ROARING BULL EMPHATIC 14 LENGTHS WIN!
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By Andrew Atkinson Gordon Elliott had all but given up on success at Naas on Saturday – until Roaring Bull stormed to victory in Ireland! “I thought it was going to be a tough day and thought we might struggle for a winner,” said trainer Elliott. Roaring Bull gained an emphatic 14 lengths win returning [...]

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Costa Blanca Leader Edition 741
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What a magnificent spectacle Remembrance Day turned out to be across the Southern Costa Blanca as over a thousand veterans and supporters turned out on Saturday and Sunday at the area’s two premier commemorations, in La Siesta, Torrevieja and Mil Palmeras, where the Orihuela Costa Branch held their Sunday service. Two wonderful days, bright blue [...]

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Numerical advantage but Torry still firing blanks
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Torrevieja remained eighth in the Preferente, five points adrift of the play off after being held at home by Elda Industrial An injury-hit Elda will be the happier to have come away from the Estadio Nelson Mandela with a share of the spoils after losing two of their regular players during training earlier in the [...]

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Celebrating life on the water
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Help at Home Costa Blanca volunteers get some strange requests from clients and this must be the most unusual to date. When volunteers Eileen and Tony Mayes were asked to befriend an 82-year-old recently widowed woman, Maureen Kilby,  the last thing they were expecting was to arrange the scattering of her late husband’s ashes at [...]

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Presidential support for ‘The Lady in Red’
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The President of the Valencian Community, Ximo Puig, travelled to Pilar de la Horadada on Wednesday evening in support of the nomination of Pilar Samper as the socialist candidate for mayor of the municipality. Puig said that with Pilar Samper at the helm, the town has the excellent opportunity to build on the outstanding work [...]

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Church of England is against gambling ads during sports shows
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There is no doubt that sports are a very popular topic in the UK, Especially football. However, all of that popularity attracts a lot of unwanted attention from the side of online gambling operators. The reason behind it is, that the betting industry is so heavily correlated with sports that it basically cannot operate without [...]

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The Royal British Legion and the On Course Foundation
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Vistabella 20th September 2018. Today’s competition(s) were to raise funds for the Royal British Legion and the On Course Foundation. There were TWO separate competitions held on the day with shotgun starts starts at 8.15am and 2.15pm for 136 golfers. Todays events were both a 4 person team texas scrambles played in approx 4 hours [...]

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100,000 euros grant to refurbish Redován medical clinic
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Work can now get underway on the refurbishment of the municipal medical clinic in Redován thanks to a grant of 100,000 euros from the Department of Public Health. The Municipality’s Councillor for Health, Francisco Martínez, said that “we are very happy to have this help for the municipality, because it is a facelift and improvement [...]

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Best 2019 Prom Dresses
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Prom night is meant to be a special night, and finding the right dress can make it an unforgettable experience. But with an endless number of shopping websites and so many options on the market, which are the best for your desired aesthetic and price range? The choices are almost unlimited. Fear not. Below is [...]

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Leader tipster hits bookies with 24-1 treble as Champagne flows!
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The Leader racing tipster Andrew Atkinson hit the bookies in the opening handful of races with a 24-1 treble on Saturday – with headline selection Champagne Platinum romping home by 4 1/2 lengths! Nicky Henderson trained Champagne Platinum, ridden by Barry Geraghty, was victorious in the 16 runner field at Newbury when landing the Betway [...]

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Opportunities to ask questions about Brexit in Algorfa, Alicante
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Continuing the series of events for UK nationals on Living in Spain and Brexit, British Consul Sarah-Jane Morris and her team will be updating residents with the latest information on Brexit and what this means for UK nationals living in Spain on Thursday 17 January in Algorfa. The event is taking place at La Finca [...]

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Benidorm comes to Mil Palmeras
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Campoverde Theatre Group is well into rehearsals for their latest supper show “Valentines Special at Benidorm” which is our take on the very popular television series “Benidorm”. The supper show will again follow our popular format of one course meal followed by an evening of laughter and song. We will be performing once again at [...]

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