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Doyle to land Doncaster’s Lincoln on Auxerre
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Auxerre, trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by James Doyle, will go to post at Doncaster on Saturday as the ante-post market favourite in The Lincoln (3.35). “Auxerre is a very relaxed horse and has a great attitude, which is a plus point for a race like the Lincoln,” said Doyle, who opted to miss the Dubai [...]

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Orihuela Costa sports centre closed
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The company (UTE) that manages the Orihuela Costa Municipal Sports Centre (CDM) has closed the facility with effect from Monday, April 1. They say that they will only open the centre for three hours a day, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, for the children’s football and skating schools, which have paid a registration fee [...]

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Álvarez threatens withdrawal from PP electoral list
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Orihuela’s councillor of Tourism and International Residents, Sofía Álvarez, has announced that she no longer wishes to be included on the Partido Popular electoral list for the upcoming municipal elections if Emilio Bascuñana and Damaso Aparicio continue to head the list. Alvarez, who is also part of the electoral committee at the local and provincial [...]

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EURONEWS – “We feel abandoned by the British public that voted out”
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The European Parliamentary elections are only eight weeks away, and as part of Euronews’ Road Trip Europe, we are travelling around the continent and talking to voters to find out what issues matter most to them. This week, our team is travelling through Spain – they started the trip in Extremadura and moved through Badajoz, [...]

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Baja Almanzora Rally Closes with Awards Ceremony In Mojácar
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The finish of 14th Baja Almanzora Rally Race, an event which kicks off the Spanish TT Championship, was followed by the presentation of prizes in Mojácar. The weekend’s excitement had turned up a few surprises, which included the favourites not gaining their anticipated first position, with top places going to the Pita & Herrero duo [...]

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Camposol & Mazarrón Bridge Club
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England V Rest of Europe Forty people met at Hotel Playa Grande for the annual Bridge Match between England and the Rest of Europe. Two teams of twenty players fought it out over five rounds of six boards each from 10 am until 4 pm with a short break for lunch. The result was (another) [...]

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Treasure Island the musical
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It´s theatre time once again at Networks Theatre! Networks Theatre is sailing the seven seas on a voyage we will never forget. The classic tale of swash-buckling adventure, with Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver in search of Treasure Island now includes, in Nick Moore’s musical comedy, glorious songs from The Beatles and an amazing [...]

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Annual check-ups could prevent blindness
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90% of the blindness caused by glaucoma could be avoided through annual check-ups according to Dr. Joaquín Fernández Canillas, an ophthalmologist at Quirónsalud Murcia and Torrevieja hospitals. But despite the advances in science, there are still many people who are still unaware that they have the disease. “The patient is not aware that he has [...]

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Have You Checked Your DNA?
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Have any readers purchased one of those DNA test kits that have become so popular recently? Several stories in the tabloids tell of clients who have been “shocked” at discovering that their parents were not who they thought they were. I guess if you open yourself up to this kind of intimate investigation, one just [...]

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Owners of coastal properties must pay for works to avoid landslides
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The City of Orihuela has once again said that the owners of houses built on overhangs and cliffs directly above the Orihuela Costa coastal path will have to pay for the work necessary to prevent landslides onto the promenade that runs from Punta Prima to Mil Palmeras. The news follows further rock falls that have [...]

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Second earthquake hits Torrevieja in four days
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While many people were still talking about last Sunday’s earthquake just off the coast of Torrevieja yet another quake hit the area on Thursday evening and although of a slightly less magnitude it was still felt in numerous homes across the region. According to data from the Seismological Institute Thursdays tremor had a magnitude of [...]

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Bigastro to return 1,785 m2 of the sports centre to its owners
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Bigastro council will have to return 1,785 square meters of the municipal sports centre to its owners after a ruling of the Provincial Court. There is no right of appeal. The ruling states that in 1983 the land was sold to the council by a third party who was not a family member and who [...]

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San Fulgencio councillor has 11 council positions and a family cannabis business
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At just 27 years of age, Youth, Education, Environment, Animals, New Technologies, Markets, Tourism, Commerce, Protocol, Press and Communication, Employment and Training, are the positions that Joel Noche Lopes holds in the San Fulgencio City Council, which the Independent Party for Nationalities (PIPN) warns are far too many for one man. PIPN Party spokesperson, Councillor [...]

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How Online Gambling Is Regulated in the UK
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The United Kingdom was the first country to introduce online gambling regulations and as such, boasts a flourishing gambling market that continues to grow despite the rigid rules set forth by the local regulatory authority, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). The sector is regulated under the 2005 Gambling Act (which was amended in 2014) and [...]

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How Esports Betting Will Grow Through the Years
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Rivaling the traditional sports betting industry, esports betting demonstrated an explosive growth over the past decade. Experts and market researchers agree that the future of esports betting is looking very bright. Rivaling the traditional sports betting industry, esports betting demonstrated an explosive growth over the past decade. Experts and market researchers agree that the future of [...]

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Advice on choosing a betting site
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Gambling is a very popular hobby amongst people all over the world. As a result, online betting manages to attract more and more players every day, due to its multiple benefits that are not only financial, but also comfort-related. But before starting to bet, players must choose a betting site that can make the most [...]

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Role of CBD as a Pain Reliever
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Have you been suffering from a chronic ailment and living a difficult life because of the pain associated with it? Are you looking for a safe, natural, and non-addictive solution for all your pain problems? If your answer is yes to these questions, then you’re at the right place. Due to its pain relieving properties, [...]

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El Plantio2 Golf
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Despite a warm atmosphere and clear skies, a strong blustery wind made life difficult for the eight competitors in El Plantio 2’s end of month medal competition. Overcoming the conditions was the least experienced member of the society, Maggie Edwards. Indeed the Edwards family nearly had a clean sweep with husband Brian claiming both nearest [...]

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Gran Alacant wilted in the heat!!
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Gran Alacant 2 Rojales 2 Much better performance than the last time we played Rojales (lost 8-3). 2-0 up going into the last quarter, with both goals scored by Dave before half time, should have been enough, but we wilted and succumbed to an unstoppable strike and a penalty after Johan performed a goal line [...]

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PP takes to the hustings in Pilar de la Horadada
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The upcoming municipal elections that will be held across Spain on 26 May (26M) will be an exciting time for anyone interested or involved in local politics as candidates jostle for position on electoral lists and Political parties get their campaigns underway. In Pilar de la Horadada the new Partido Popular candidate for mayor is [...]

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WOW becomes the latest budget airline to cease operations
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The Icelandic low cost carrier WOW has grounded all flights indefinitely after a final round of talks with investors failed to reach any conclusions. As such, passengers were advised on Wednesday evening to seek other means of travel, but following the announcement many have been left stranded. The failure of WOW is the latest in [...]

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WATCH: Brexit Forum held in Mojacar
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Jessica Simpson, Adele Land and Manolo Zamora from PSOE-SOMOS MOJACAR invited the Director General for the Coordination of Common Policies and General Affairs of the European Union, José Pascual Marco, who took part in an informative event in Mojácar this week. Around 250 British nationals listened with great interest to José Pascual who attended an [...]

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CD Montesinos travel to Santa Pola to play
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Santa Pola C.F., on Sunday 31st March 2019, kick-off is 11.30am, REPEAT, 11.30am. Travelling supporters to meet at Bar Tambalache at 10.00am. Address of ground is Estadio Municipal “Manolo Macia” F-11, Avenida Albacete, 10, 3130, Santa Pola. Don’t forget your predictions on JJ’s Predictor League. The post CD Montesinos travel to Santa Pola to play appeared first [...]

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LaMangaTorre CC host Glasgow Academy
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By Andrew Atkinson LaMangaTorre CC are hosting a Glasgow Academy on Saturday at La Manga in a 30-35 overs friendly game. The Glasgow Academy are on a five day tour from Scotland with the game against LaMangaTorre CC commencing at 9am. *A full match report and photo from the LaMangaTorre CC v Glasgow Academy game [...]

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Strictly X Factor!
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If you enjoyed Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood in December, don’t miss the Stagestruck summer show Strictly X Factor! The village hall is falling down and the “Save the Hall’ Committee decide to hold a talent competition, to save it. But nothing is straightforward – and when an inebriated TV Celeb turns up [...]

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It’s Turned Out Nice Again as music star Dean Friedman pays tribute to ukulele legend Formby
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LEADER reporter Andrew Atkinson, author of ‘Formby’s Lost Love’, Previews American music star Dean Friedman ahead of his tour of Britain – and his thrill of playing in late ukulele legend George Formby’s home town Wigan. It’s Turned Out Nice Again for ukulele legend George Formby, who is still remembered despite passing away in 1961, [...]

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Be aware in order to prevent crime
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Two policemen from the Guardia Civil in Torre de la Horadada, Sgt Nino Moreno and Officer Manuel Muiño, were at Playa Flamenca Town Hall on Wednesday where they presented a 45 minute lecture on Crime Prevention. In front of 50 or so local residents Officer Muiño said that simply being aware of ones surroundings can [...]

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“We want our rights, not Brexit!” – the plea of British citizens in Madrid
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Hundreds of British citizens demonstrated in Madrid on 23 March to show their support of the People’s Vote, bearing placards with messages such as “Can’t live without EU by our side” and chanting slogans in English and Spanish like “¡Derechos sí, Brexit no!” (“We want our rights, not Brexit!”). The chaos currently reigning in British [...]

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The Joy of Six: Monte Batter Betis.
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CD Montesinos 6 – 0 AD Betis.   Well, what a game!! Full of action, a decent referee (for a pleasant change) and a six goal smorgasbord for the dedicated band of Monte fans making the short trip across the valley. Straight from the kick-off, Monte, minus Vaz up front due to suspension, were the [...]

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