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SMGS at Villamartin. January 3rd, 2018.
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The first outing of 2018 saw 32 members and 4 guests start an hour later than expected due to an administrative mix-up. At least the weather was warm (though breezy) by the time the first game had teed off. As usual, the greens were very pacey and the tees positioned well back. Adding in the [...]

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Renault Crossover Range even more appealing in 2018
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Customers receive up to £2,000 off when they part exchange their old vehicle for one of Renault’s stylish crossovers as part of the Renault Upgrade 2018 event Customers can choose from the refreshed small New Captur, the stylish mid-size Kadjar and the luxurious large All-New Koleos Renault Upgrade event offer can be used in conjunction [...]

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MG Boosts Supermini Warranty for 2018
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From 2nd January 2018, all new MG3 stylish Superminis will come with a whopping five year / 60,000 miles manufacturer warranty. The two-year extension to the previous offer from MG Motor UK follows the milestone achievement of more than 10,000 MG3 models sold since the car’s launch in 2013. Founded on MG Motor UK’s commitment [...]

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Lyon’s Olympique choose the Pinatar Sand
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Olympique de Lyon and Olympique de Lyon Féminin will visit Pinatar Arena for the very first time this winter. The male team will be accommodated in the facilities managed by Pinatar Arenaat La Finca Golf Resort while the women will stay in the centre at Pinar del Rio. Both will be using the facility from [...]

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Eurogolf Stableford
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On Thursday 28th December 47 players took part in a post xmas Stableford. It was a good turnout considering the time of year and the weather was beautiful making way for some good scores. The results were Cat1 1st Bill Martin 37 2nd  John Barraclough 35 3rd Arty Crammon 33  Cat 2 1st Sue Forbes [...]

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Christmas with friends
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What better way to spend Christmas than with a group of friends all intent on having a good time together. 14 people mainly from the U3A that have become good friends through a couple of the group activities, petanca and Spanish mainly, spent their festive break at Mojacar and had a great time. The weather [...]

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Alfaz Spiritual Foundation
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Alfaz Spiritual Foundation opens its doors to all, on the 11th Jan 2018, service starts at 18.30hrs at the Forum Mare Nostrum Alfaz del Pi. We hold an open circle on Tuesdays at 18:15 where you are encourage to explore and practice your spiritual gifts within a safe and non judgmental environment, we also hold [...]

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Rajoy uses Murcia visit to announce creation of 189,000 jobs
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Rajoy announces launch of Highways Investment Plan The President of the Government announced in Murcia that the publication on Thursday in the Official State Gazette of a feasibility study for the new north-south Murcia axis will signal the “starting pistol” for the Extraordinary Highways Investment Plan approved in July. The plan will mobilise an investment [...]

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Terrorist threat to international peace and security
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Terrorism constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security. This represents one of the greatest violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms, as well as of the main principles of democracy and respect for the rule of law. Terrorism is a crime that must be prosecuted through criminal justice systems and [...]

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A pick of the future stars at the U19 CWC
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Prithvi Shaw, Jason Sangha and Mujeeb Zadran are among the cricketers whose performances will be watched keenly in the upcoming ICC U19 Cricket World Cup ICC U19 Cricket World Cups have always provided a huge platform for teenaged cricketers from varied backgrounds to display their talent and the 2018 edition that gets underway in New [...]

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Popular choral society present their ‘Double-Delight’
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The annual musical extravaganzas mounted by leading local popular chorus Melody Makers International continue on Saturday 27th January at the Orihuela Costa Resort Hotel at La Zenia. This year, however, audiences are in for a ‘Double-Delight’ for as well as Melody Makers International there will be the 30 strong Orihuela Costa Male Voice Choir sharing [...]

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Alice in Blunderland – Letter from the Atlantic
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Well, it is panto season again, so I have to use a panto title that broadly fits into the spirit of the season, don’t I?  If you feel like shouting “Oh yes he did”, or “Oh no he didn’t”, please feel free. I really won’t be offended. Do you ever feel that you have stepped [...]

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Ever wondered who the lady is on the bench?
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One of the most pleasant strolls along the Torrevieja coastline can be had on the Paseo Maritimo Juan Aparicio de Torrevieja which links the Paseo Dique de Levante, the wooden walkway that takes walkers out above the sea, the Paseo de la Libertad and the Playa del Cura beach. Refurbished in 1999 it enjoys a [...]

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Pinatar Arena to host over 100 international teams in 2018
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Pinatar Arena has once again hosted over a hundred teams through its Football Centre in 2017 and will again host more than 100 friendly football matches in the coming year. In addition, from this current season, Pinatar Arena will manage 11 football fields, all natural grass with the opening of a new Football Centre in [...]

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Team of unemployed to refurbish emblematic building in Almoradi
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The only building remaining from the 1829 earthquake in Almoradi will be rebuilt by a team of thirty unemployed people from the area in a project that got underway this week and which will last for 12 months. The property belonged to the engineer Larramendi, and now in a state of virtual ruin it will [...]

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Glorious Weather for the PLaza Golf Society’s last game of 2017
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On this beautifully warm winters day, TPGS ventured down to Roda where 32 players commenced battle! As usual there was a mixed bag of results. By far the best though was Darren Hancock who won the Gold Division with 40 pts off his 4 hcap, not a bad knock although there were rumours of sandbagging [...]

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Improved uniforms and equipment for Benejúzar Local Police
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Benejúzar Local Police of has made new uniforms available to all of its agents. Similar to those already in use a number of technical changes to the uniforms make them more appropriate to the police needs with a more modern and safer image. The administration has also acquired a number of bullet-proof vests which will [...]

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‘Mike Probert talks Golf – 30 Dec 17
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‘Mike Probert talks Golf  (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 [...]

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Euronics Darts: Mixed Pairs competition highlights!
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The Mixed Pairs competition was a resounding success thanks to the efforts of Linda and Stavros and the staff of Georgiou’s who made us very welcome and accommodated our every need on the night.  Main sponsor Paul Lock Paul Lock was the main sponsor of the event and awarded the prizes for the winners (25 [...]

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Orihuela population drops to lowest in 10 years
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Orihuela ends 2017 with less than 80,000 residents, the lowest figure in 10 years The municipality has lost 4,000 residents in the last 12 months which will have an impact on state revenues Three quarters of the decrease in population is attributed to urbanisations on the Orihuela Costa. Orihuela has ended 2017 with the lowest [...]

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PP President accuses Generalitat of abandoning Orihuela
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The President of the Orihuela Partido Popular, Dámaso Aparicio has denounced the Valencian Generalitat who he says have ignored Orihuela in the preparation of their budgets for 2018. In listing almost 50 criticisms of the new budget Aparicio, who is also the Orihuela Councillor for Markets, Street cleaning and urban solid waste and Government Transparency [...]

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Saint Etienne and Lille bound for Pinatar arena
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AS Saint Étienne and Lille OSC, teams from the French Premier League, will be the latest top flight clubs to use the Pinatarense complex when they train at the facilities from January 1 to 5, two of the 4 the Gallic teams that will visit the Football Centre in the first week of the year. [...]

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FAOC say that Orihuela Government is still letting down Coastal residents
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Despite recent announcements by local councillors indicating that the services provided to coastal residents has shown a marked improvement in 2017, Orihuela’s Coastal Associations say that they are far from happy with the management of the Orihuela Costa provided by the Oriolan government. The Federation of Associations of the Orihuela Costa (FAOC), which brings together [...]

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Masons of Dama de Elche Lodge donate money to local charities.
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Worshipful Brother Gordon Ramsey, of Dama de Elche Lodge, recently visited two local charities to present cheques to the representatives of those charities to assist them in continuing to support the children in need. The first visit was to DEBRA (The Butterfly Children) These are children born with a genetic disorder which causes their skin [...]

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Aena begins the transfer of the airport activity from San Javier to Corvera
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Although the physical transfer has not yet begun, the plan is now being put into place with Aena taking the first steps to end airport activity at the San Javier facilities and move them across to Corvera, where the new regional airport is located. Although the new airport has been virtually ready to go for [...]

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Daughter of Spanish dictator Franco dies, aged 91
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María del Carmen Franco y Polo, the only daughter of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco, died on Friday at her home in Madrid. According to her grandson, Luis Alfonso de Borbón, the 91 year old, had been ill for some considerable time, with terminal cancer. Despite her illness, Carmen, known amongst family members by her [...]

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García-Legaz guarantees just 70 San Javier airport Aena employees a transfer to Corvera
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On Friday afternoon the 10 million euro guarantee was deposited by airport management company Aena which now finalises their appointment as the Corvera airport concessionary company with Mariano Menor appointed director of the entire transition process that will culminate with the closure of San Javier to civil traffic and the opening of Corvera by the [...]

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Immigrant found hanged in refugee detention centre
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One of the immigrants currently interned in Archidona prison, which is currently being used as a Centre for Internment of Foreigners (CIE), has been found dead in his cell this morning. First reports suggest that he was a 36 year old Algerian citizen and he committed suicide by hanging. The deceased arrived by boat in [...]

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Mar Menor youth gang arrests for stealing and selling drugs
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A large group of young people, including eight minors, have been arrested on the Mar Menor and are currently pending charges for drug trafficking and the commission of over 30 robberies. They have been detained by the Civil Guard as part of the operation ‘Infantem’. The disbanded criminal organisation was based in San Pedro del [...]

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