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Fun role play games for Mojácar younsters
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Mojácar’s Youth Department, in co-ordination with Almeria Provincial Council, organized a day of fun role-playing games for the town’s the young people, under the banner “Rol en tu Pueblo 2018.” Raquel Belmonte, the local Youth Councillor, included this event as part of the year’s activities especially programmed for the younger members of the community. She [...]

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A sea of ​​plastic on Guardamar beaches
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According to Friends of the Wetlands of South Alicante, the sandy beaches next to the mouth of the Rio Segura contain up to 3,000 pieces of plastic per square metre, which have been accumulating for over a decade, while the Consell, CHS and municipalities have “looked the other way.” Lots of bright colors, thousands of [...]

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Jaguar i-Pace is the 2018 professional driver car of the year
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The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace has been judged to be Car of the Year for 2018 by readers of Professional Driver magazine. The I-Pace also won the Green Car of the Year category in the Awards, announced last night (November 22). The Jaguar I-Pace is the “game changer” that could allow private hire and chauffeur operators [...]

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FIVA introduces its new guide for historic motoring
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Responsible use is key One of the highlights of FIVA’s annual General Assembly, held this year in Gibraltar, was the presentation of the FIVA Guide for responsible use of historic vehicles on today’s roads. It reminds owners and drivers of historic vehicles of the importance of caring for the environment, and for the safety of [...]

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The Med Bar Golf Society. Alenda 26/11/18
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An early tee off meant an early exit from el raso with the wind blowing and the sky still in darkness. Most of us made it in plenty of time, but some members must have forgot that we were playing golf as a few cars and their occupants ended up on the motorway heading for [...]

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Alistair finally triumphs in El Plantio 2’s Medal
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After several months of finishing in second place in El Plantio 2’s Monthly Medal, Alistair Douglas finally managed to reap the benefits of his consistency by winning, albeit by 0.2 of a shot in a close run contest. Nearest the pins, Hole 1 – Claude De Wamme , Hole 4 – Bryan Watson. Third Place, [...]

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Home safely on safe tyres for teenagers campaign
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TyreSafe, the UK’s tyre safety charity, is launching a new awareness campaign aimed at all those parent chauffeurs taking their children to swimming, music lessons, drama, dance, football, karate and the innumerable other activities they enjoy. By the time their child is 20, they are likely to have spent over 3,000 hours driving them around [...]

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Albatera, the most important concentration camp of the Franco regime
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There were more than 190 concentration camps, holding 170,000 prisoners in 1938 and between 367,000 and about half a million prisoners when the war ended in 1939 but of them all, the researcher Felipe Mejías has said that the camp at Albatera, on the present day site of San Isidro railway station, was the most [...]

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Amata Craft Fair in Jávea full of original Christmas presents
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If you live anywhere near Jávea and still haven’t bought all your Christmas presents, it might be a good idea to visit the craft fair that will be set up in the Port of Jávea in the long weekend from 6 till 9 December. Everything on offer will be hand made by the participants, that’s [...]

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Lest we forget animal rights
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Less than a day  after his rescue, a baby donkey died of pneumonia. This is his story. On the early morning of November 14, Sue and Rod Weeding co-founders of Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre received a phone call from a man who had found a little donkey dumped in a blue plastic bag near [...]

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El Cid Bowls Club fund raiser
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El Cid Bowls Club held a fund raising Open Day and Bring and Buy Sale on Sunday. The event attracted 5 new bowlers trying bowls for the first time in beautiful sunshine at what must be the best location on the Costa with panoramic views all around the Green. All five newbies enjoyed it so [...]

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Christmas Carol Band Concerts
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Coming up on the Orihuela Costa in the coming few days are a number of events that will involve the Royal British Legion and for which your support would be most welcome. All are Christmas related and involve carols and other festive activities.  Saturday 1st of Dec will the RBL band will be outside the [...]

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Victor brought in to strengthen midfield.
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CD Torrevieja has signed a new player to the Club in the form of Victor Eduardo De La Matta Bolivar (Pisco-Ica, 1997). Victor plays in the position of left-back. He stands out for his committment, hard work, his excellent aerial skill in both areas and in clearing the ball. The midfield player joins the Club [...]

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Reach Out Christmas Fair Raises 2,433 Euros
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The recent “Reach Out” charity Christmas fair at the Marina Bar on Saturday the 17th November was again an outstanding success. Raising 2,433 Euros the fair topped last year’s total and delighted those who attended. Donations of prizes, gifts and money (some in coins valuing 153 Euros alone) were well received and a big thank [...]

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Little change at Orihuela Costa AGM
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The Annual General Meeting of The Orihuela Costa and District Branch of the Royal British Legion was held at the Olympia Restaurant in Mil Palmeras last Thursday with virtually the whole committee being returned to serve for another year unopposed. The only changes saw the resignations of the Vice Chairman, Walter Shatford, and the Membership [...]

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Attack of the car clones
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Cases of car cloning in London have risen by 50 per cent in just one year, with concerns that similar levels of cloning may be rife across the rest of the UK, according to official figures obtained by HonestJohn.co.uk. The leading consumer motoring website analysed previously unseen Transport for London (TfL) data for the Congestion [...]

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Lack of festive cheer as Torry slide to another defeat
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CD Torrevieja 0 University of Alicante 1 Torry welcomed mid table University of Alicante to Nelson Mandela Stadium, for week 13 of the Preferente division season.  This coming Wednesday evening they will play the postponed week 8 away fixture at Intercity San Juan, following the Valencian FA decree that due to extreme weather conditions (that [...]

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The Leader Newspaper edition 743
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Ignacio Ramos, one of the most popular politicians in the area, has announced his retirement from politics following the 2019 Municipal Elections. The current mayor of Pilar de la Horadada will be replaced as leader of the local PSOE group by his current Cllr for tourism, Pilar Samper. Heavy rainfall in recent days has seen [...]

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Early ‘Santa’ present for new Monte boss Ruben!
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CD Montesinos 1-0 Santa Pola CF By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive New CD Montesinos boss Ruben Saez Juarez stopped the rot with a surprise victory against high fliers Santa Pola CF. “The win was for the new manager Ruben – and more so for the fans,” midfielder Macan exclusively told me after the game. CD Montesinos [...]

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Want to make your holidays more special? Book a luxurious Corfu rental
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If you have become bore with your regular life and routine, then its right time to plan a family vacation with lot of adventure and fun. Innumerable places are there all around the globe where you can visit, but if you are planning to visit somewhere in Greece then nothing can be better than Corfu [...]

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Get the Grade with an Essay Writer
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College can be a lot of work. Most students learn to manage their time well during their first year. This may include juggling work and classes. Students make a priority to keep their grades up, so they can graduate on time and get a good job. This can be difficult, however, when essays become problematic. [...]

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PSOE insists work at Plaza de Toros is ‘sub standard’
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Despite the fact that the company carrying out the refurbishment work on the water supply system at the Orihuela Bull Ring, insist that their work has been completed the PSOE spokeswoman Carolina Gracia, says that it is a long way from being finished. Gracia has now denounced the company saying that there is still lots [...]

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Lottery and Lanzarote
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In the United States, a South Carolina ticket holder recently claimed the biggest lottery win in the history of the country, and with the lottery company confirming that there is one winner of the US$1.6 billion prize, which is about 1.2 billion pounds, all for just a two-dollar stake. Admittedly, the odds of winning were [...]

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Ecologists denounce Bronze Age destruction in San Miguel
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Heavy machinery was found to be levelling one of the slopes of Lo Zafra on Wednesday, in an area that houses the Bronze Age archaeological site of the Cabezo de La Mina. The alarm was raised by the Association of Friends of Sierra Escalona (ASE). The group explained that the work being carried also affects [...]

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Costa Blanca South Bowls Roundup 24 Nov 18
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El Rancho Bowls Club Having had all Monday’s league matches postponed, we played the first of the on thursday, that being the Pintos at home to Greenlands Sycamores. The Pintos found the line and length a little quicker than the Sycamores, as you would expect and took the 5 rinks and hence the overall shots. [...]

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Greenlands Bowls Club by Dave Webb
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In the Discovery Division, The Sycamores were at Home to San Miguel Dalmations. Final score – shots – 88 – 99.   Points – 8 – 4. Winning rinks were Brian Tomlin, Tony Hodges, skip Dave Dudding. 23 shots to 19. Jean Giddings, Ron Stansfield, skip Dave Giddings. 21 shots to 15. Phil Lockley, Mary Lockley, [...]

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Belgium make history in Melbourne with World Cup win
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Belgium held off a late challenge from hosts Australia to win the ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf for the first time at The Metropolitan Golf Club. Thomas Detry and Thomas Pieters brought a five-shot advantage into the final foursomes but Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith cut that to just two as the huge [...]

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Pilar mayor to step down after 32 years
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Ignacio Ramos, the PSOE mayor of Pilar de la Horadada, and probably the most popular council official in the entire region, has announced that he is leaving politics after 32 years. The 68-year-old Ramos will not stand in the Municipal Elections scheduled to take place in 2019. Frontrunners to replace Ramos were the Councillor of [...]

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Mojácar council approves its job related RPT
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Mojácar Council recently held an extraordinary plenary session which, among other items on the agenda, included final approval to the Relación de Puestos de Trabajo (RPT), which clarifies work positions within the Council according to public employment law. The RPT list of jobs in a Public Administration, is a mandatory tool based on current legislation [...]

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