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Funds For Furries raises over 2000 euro
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The sun shone at Roda Civico bar/ restaurant last week when PAPS held  their first FASHION SHOW. Lots of people came along to watch, grab some fantastic bargains, have lunch, shop and dance to the music of the fabulous J,J,.SOULMAN. 16 lovely ladies of all ages, shapes and sizes modelled some fantastic dresses which were [...]

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On your bike: Peugeot solves commuter’s ‘last mile’ problem with the innovative EF01 folding electric bike
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PEUGEOT eF01 Electric Bike now on sale in the UK integrates into the boot space of the all-new 5008 SUV, offering a complete transport solution for the city commute 36% of UK motorists commute to work*, but many are unable to park within a mile of their workplace – the ‘last mile’ In a survey [...]

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Benissa dog poisoning new reports
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New reports: Benissa police investigating six hunters for the potential poisoning of dogs. What will happen next? According to news reports in May of this year, the Guardia Civil were exploring the possible link between six hunters and previous pet dog poisonings in the area. The news came as a surprise to many locals as [...]

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Craft fair with a nostalgic touch in Chinchilla
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Travelling along the motor way to Albacete or Madrid, you might have seen the castle that sits on top of a hill on your right just before getting to Albacete, and wondered whether it was worth a visit.  Well, it is.  And not just the castle – the Old Town of Chinchilla is full of [...]

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A Successful Summer Fair for Age Concern
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On Saturday 16th June Age Concern held their annual Summer Fair at their centre in La Siesta.  People of all ages visited and strolled around the car park and grounds browsing the many stalls selling clothes, jewellery, plants, bric-a-brac, cakes, electrical items and mobility aids.  Resting under shady umbrellas they enjoyed a welcome drink and [...]

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Andalusian Planning Awards the Law Breaker
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After having spent the last two years fighting to finish the regularisation of houses that were built illegally and later sold to innocent buyers in the Valle del Almanzora, I have come to the conclusion that the autonomous government is not willing to finish solving this problem in a sensible way any time soon – [...]

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Recommended Casinos in Alicante
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The historical port city of Alicante is a Mediterranean metropolis offering a wonderful balance of colourful nightlife, fascinating history and glorious views over the stunning Costa Blanca coastline. However, this charming Spanish location is far more than merely an easy access point to the Costas – an evening out chancing your luck in the casino can [...]

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El PLantio 2 Golf Society – Gordon Abba Trophy
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Unfortunate withdrawals due to Dentist, Holidays and Cruises left the turnout for the Gordon Abba Trophy less than ideal. 11 members made up the numbers for the Trophy donated by Gordon, who unfortunately (for us) returned to the U.K. The competition was played on a Medalford basis with the Stableford score on the back nine [...]

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Busters Golf Society at Alenda
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This month saw twenty-one players take a shorter journey to Alenda golf course we met at the course an hour before the game to sort the green fees out get the buggies and have a coffee along with the usual banter that golfers love to give out to each other. The course was in superb [...]

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Lo Crispin Golf at Hacienda del Alamo
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The Society on 13th. June played an Individual Stableford Competition for the first time in its history, at Hacienda Del Alamo. This fact coupled with its considerable distance from Lo Crispin and the vagaries and inconsistencies of satnav systems. A number of members arrived with little time to spare before the 1st. tee off time [...]

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Rockets Golf Society@St James’s Gate
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Vistabella was the venue for our June Home game with a good turnout but pretty average scores. Weather was great with a cooling breeze and the course was in good condition. In the Gold Category First place went to Andy Billings with32 points on count back. Second place went to Mike Davies with the same [...]

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‘Mike Probert talks Golf  W/C 18 June 2018
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Sponsored by Costa Blanca Green Fee Services Here on the Costa’s golf is one of the biggest leisure time activities for both tourists and resident alike and with this in mind we have secured the services of Mike Probert of Costa Blanca Green Fee Services to provide a weekly round up of local golfing events [...]

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Vistabella Bowls Club with Lynne Bishop
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S.A Spitfire League. Another win this week, playing at home against San Luis Wellingtons the team achieved four great wins but unfortunately lost the long game by one shot. Well done to Pauline Rafferty, Sandra Burrows & Maggie Furness 20-12. Mike Irwin, Arthur Brown & Peter Whitehall 20-13. Del Gunning, Barry Norris & Eric Bishop [...]

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Costa Blanca South Bowls Roundup – 18 June 2018
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COUNTRY BOWLS CLUB with Jo Richardson Country Bowls welcomed Greenlands club on Wednesday this week in the VCL. Spirits were high with Country Bowls fielding a good few new players in their first game in this league. Brenda Jiggins and Peter Dix both claimed victory in the ladies and gents singles, while the rinks, trips [...]

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Personal and friendly service with Helens Trucks
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Helen’s Trucks has been in business now for over 15 years  and is based in Crevillente and they specialise in smaller loads and light removals, moving goods between the UK, Spain, France and Portugal.. Helen and Robert who make up the team at Helen’s Trucks along with Henry and Peter. At Helen’s Trucks it is [...]

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Paddy’s Point Golf Society
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We had a good turnout of 40 golfers for our outing to RODA.  The course was in great condition buy the very fast greens proved very challenging and ruined a few scores.  The star of the show this month was John Batterby who scored 39 points and knocked 0.9 off his handicap.  Back at Paddy’s [...]

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UK test in La Manga for Rojales Netball
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Rojales Netball Club took part in the Netball 7s Tournament on La Manga Club last weekend. The event was attended by 40+ teams from the UK. Rojales’ first game was against really tough opposition who never really allowed them to get in to the game. It meant Rojales needed to step up in the next [...]

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Tea(M) talk just the brew for Spain Coach Hierro
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By Andrew Atkinson Fernando Hierro, Spain’s 2018 World Cup unexpected coach in charge of the national side in Russia in the wake of the sacking of Julen Lopetegui, has high praise of ex England coach Sam Allardyce. “I don’t know how he did it,” said Hierro, of ‘Big Sam’, when in charge of Bolton Wanderers. [...]

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Bright future in store say new Torry regime    
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By Steve Hibberd Torry Army committee met with new Torry owners last week, for a requested questions and answer session.  Previous CD Torrevieja president Vicente Boix, has officially handed over the club to a group of ambitious business men, who want only the best for this fallen giant of a club.  They wasted no time [...]

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Mojácar holds its second “Romantic Night” with “The Most Beautiful Kiss in the World”
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Mojácar is making all the preparations for its “Romantic Night” and “The Most Beautiful Kiss in the World”, extending an open invitation to everyone in the town (including all the visitors) to come and enjoy this special evening. The date is Friday 22 June, when Mojácar holds the event for the second year running, along [...]

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Mojácar Ends its Sports School Year with Medal Presentation
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As every year, the closure of Mojácar´s Sports School´s academic year was celebrated in the local football ground at Rio Abajo, with a mass gathering of students of all ages and disciplines attended by Rosmarí Cano, the town´s Mayor and, her government team. Around three hundred students, supported by their friends and families, collected their [...]

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UK’s Rank Group Acquires YoBingo
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Merger fever has swept across the iGaming industry over the past few years. Both small and large brands have seen the benefit of acquiring other brands in order to improve market share. One company that’s not feared expansion through acquisition is Rank Group. Within the current portfolio of Rank Group is Grosvenor Casinos, Mecca Bingo, [...]

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Los Infiernos Perrera is inundated with over fifty pups in a week!
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Cruz Azul Murcia has stepped in to help local charity, Caminando con Ellos  (CCE) at Los Infiernos Perrera, who have been inundated with abandoned pups. “We received a desperate plea for help from the charity.” said Cruz Azul President, Lyn Baines. “The Cruz Azul volunteers all voted to ring-fence some of our donations to help [...]

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The story of Mojácar’s Moors and Christians Fiesta at  the “Encuentro de Culturas” Exhibition   
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Mojácar’s Moors and Christians Association, in collaboration with Mojácar Council mounted a semi-permanent exhibition entitled “Encuentro de Culturas” at the Pueblo’s Centro de Arte “Mirador del Castillo”, in order to mark the 30th anniversary of the town’s distinctive fiesta. With free entry, it will remain open all summer and includes a wide selection of photos, [...]

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Townspeople and officials from Mojácar’s twin town of Encamp Join in the Moors and Christians Fiesta
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A delegation from the Andorran town of Encamp, twinned with Mojácar since 1993, recently visited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the twinning as well as take in the Moors and Christians Fiesta. Mojácar’s Mayor, Rosmarí Cano, officially welcomed the party from Encamp at the town’s plenary hall with Emmanuel Agüero Leclerc, Raquel Belmonte and [...]

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UK fugitive arrested in Xàbia
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The National Police have arrested a 36 year old man from the United Kingdom in Xàbia, who was wanted by the authorities for committing several assaults with a knife in a Liverpool bar. The assault began with a simple discussion between two customers which eventually turned into an argument and then a violent attack. The [...]

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Another major reprimand for the Partido Polular
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Less than a year before the 2019 autonomous and municipal elections as the party attempts to recover from its most serious crisis in years and with the convening of the PP congress scheduled for 20 and 21 July, the leadership has now been dealt a further setback during the  summarizing of the Gürtel case that [...]

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AUAN continues its exhausting struggle for the rights of homeowners
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AUAN MEETING WITH THE LEADER OF THE PP IN ANDALUSIA AUAN, the association that campaigns for sense in Andalusian planning, continues its struggle to provide agile solutions to the planning issues that many people suffer in the Valley of Almanzora. Its president, Maura Hillen, had an exhausting schedule this week and it is certain that [...]

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