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Vera photo club opens its annual exhibition at Mojácar’s “La Fuente” Art Centre
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Vera Photo Club inaugurated its annual show at the weekend at Mojácar’s Municipal “La Fuente” Art Centre with an impressive crowd of friends, artists, townspeople, visitors and club members present, all eager to attend this traditional yearly event that has become known for the consistent quality and originality of the works, as well as its [...]

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ACTS donate to San Fulgencio charities
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Following their successful production of Calendar Girls the Actors Community Theatre Society (ACTS) was delighted to be able to present a total of 2000 euros to four different charities in San Fulgencio. The services work with children and young people, through music and sport, those suffering from Alzheimer’s, and families in crisis. Representatives of the [...]

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Red, White or Blue?
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I must first confess to having a very simplistic knowledge of wine. I know what I like and what I don’t like. I will not spend a lot of time and money on fancy labels, nor will I indulge in that ridiculous time-wasting drama of ‘someone who knows wine’ – tasting it before it is [...]

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San Miguel Golf Society Serena 7th November, 2018
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The first round of this SMGS season’s Bogey Medal Shield attracted 42 members along with one guest to the seemingly wetland course (16 holes with water in play) of La Serena. As some members are not keen on playing medals, a hybrid competition has been developed for this year’s medal days where a concurrent stableford [...]

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Three men sought for attempted rape in San Javier
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The Civil Guard and the Local Police have begun an investigation to try to locate three men for an alleged attempt to rape a woman in a street in San Javier. According to sources, the attack took place around one o’clock on Saturday morning in Calle Maestre. Local police agents found the woman, wandering up [...]

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Threats to volunteers in Campoamor.
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Following on from the recent poisoning of a colony of cats in Campoamor the volunteers who control and take care of the colonies are now receiving threats of their own. On two occasions over the last weekend, 6 volunteers were verbally assaulted by other residents of Dehesa de Campoamor who object to the project that [...]

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How Costa Blanca Businesses can Boom in 2019 and Beyond
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Now that Spain is finally emerging from the doldrums associated with the 2008 global financial crisis, the number of foreign businesses looking to outsource their operations within this country is on the rise. Although the annual GDP growth rate between 2000 and 2018 was 0.55 per cent (1), the fact of the matter is that [...]

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Seven airlines confirm operations from Corvera
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Seven airlines have now confirmed that they will operate from Corvera Airport when it opens its doors on 15 January. In addition to Jet2, Easyjet, TUI Fly Belgium and Ryanair, which have already confirmed their intention, at a recent meeting of the airport Board of Directors, it was announced that Norwegian, Aerlingus and Volotea will [...]

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Torrevieja Councillor to testify in Terrace controversy
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Torrevieja’s Court of Instruction Number 3 has called on Councillor Javier Manzanares (PSOE) to testify in relation to an investigation opened for alleged irregularities regarding the occupation of a public road with terraces in Torrevieja. The judicial appointment, which the mayor must attend, is scheduled for 29 November. The proceedings have been opened following a [...]

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Tory hoping to extend winning run
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CD Torrevieja vs Elda Industrial CF.  This coming Sunday, 11 November at 17.00h at Torrevieja’s Nelson Mandela Stadium, CD Torrevieja faces Elda Industrial CF in the eleventh match of the season. After the resounding victory in Alicante against Hércules CF B, CD Torrevieja return to their home ground this week with more confidence than ever [...]

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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 British Embassy and Consulates mark 100 years since the end of the First World War
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On 11 November 2018, the British Embassy in Madrid and Consulates across Spain will mark the centenary of the Armistice by taking part in solemn acts of remembrance, but also by giving thanks – for the end of the war, for peace and for all those who returned to their families.  This year, the British [...]

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SlotsMillion Casino – The First Virtual Reality Online Casino for Real Money
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SlotsMillion is an online casino that allows customers to play a huge portfolio of online slots and table games for fun as well as for real money. The casino is operated by Alea Gaming Ltd. and licensed in Malta and Curacao. The site is audited monthly by the independent testing facility Gaming Laboratories International, which [...]

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Jaime stars in a poor Daya Performance
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Formentera 0 v. Daya Nueva 2 On paper this evening’s game should have been a formality for Daya, as the home side are helping to prop up the league, with Daya in sixth place.  So it was a complete surprise that the home side started the stronger and gave Daya some anxious moments in the [...]

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Step Into Winter Fashion
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THE CLUBHOUSE LA MARQUESA GOLF QUESADA Invites you to a Fabulous “Step into Winter” Fashion Show and Lunch next Wednesday 7th November at THE CLUBHOUSE La Marquesa Golf in Quesada. Pre show preview from 11.30a.m. with FREE TEAS served between 11.30a.m. and 12.00 midday sponsored by Avalon and then a glass of Complimentary Cava or [...]

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Busters November 2018 golf report
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Our competition this month was played at La Serena golf course, the course was in good condition for the time of the year, La Serena is a course with plenty of water lurching about to catch the unsuspecting player however on most holes if you can manage to play your shot middle to left of [...]

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Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood.
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Rehearsals are now in full, hilarious swing for the Stagestruck Christmas pantomime, Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood. The wicked witch Merkela and Sherriff  Chump are after the Babes, Theresa and Boris – but can Robin Hood save the day and win the hand of the lovely Maid Marion? To find out come along [...]

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The Amazing Dog – Voltio
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The Hondón Valley Branch of The Royal British Legion met on a very wet and windy evening in October, and even that didn’t dampen the spirits of the members and guests who came along.  Following the general meeting we were entertained by a remarkable Chocolate Lab dog – Voltio.  Danny de Castillo, the acclaimed Assistance [...]

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RBL Band welcomes International trombonist
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Sam Arthur is the most recent addition to the Royal British Legion Band in Spain. A professional Bass Trombone player who has recently made the move to Spain, Sam initially showed little interest in music as a youngster until around the age of 8, when he began by learning the Saxophone. After years of playing [...]

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How diabetes effects the eyes
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To mark World Diabetes Day on the 14th of November, Specsavers Opticas are offering free eye tests in their stores and providing advice and information on how diabetes sufferers can protect their eyesight. “Over 425 million people are currently living with diabetes, thankfully most is well controlled, so the condition doesn’t affect the eyes, but [...]

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Orihuela and Torrevieja represented at London Tourism Fair
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Orihuela was represented at the World Travel Fair in London, which took place from 5-7 November, 5 to 7, where the councillor for tourism Sofía Álvarez, met with professionals from the sector, tour operators and managers of hotel chains, “in order to continue the positioning of Orihuela as a tourist destination, and thereby attracting thousands [...]

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Generalitat to simulate major earthquake
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Next Wednesday, 14 November, the Valencian Agency for Security and Response to Emergencies (AVSRE), will hold the # GranSimulacre2018, a simulation exercise that will recreate a major earthquake in Torrevieja where the emergency services will put into practice the protocols necessary to deal with demolished buildings and a rescue operation for people trapped and buried [...]

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Pego Golf Society Match 6th November 2018
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We had 48 players today including 3 guests, Dennis Pike, George Smith, John Ross and Ben Wilcock. We played a Texas Scramble in very cold conditions and strong winds.I shared a buggy with Donna Green who at one stage was so cold that she fell out of the buggy (and she was driving!). We teed [...]

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No Councillor for the Coast since 2015 
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CLARO PRESS RELEASE. Our time is now to gain Councillors “In the twenty years leading up to the last election in 2015, the PP party had ruled Orihuela, always providing a dedicated Councillor for Orihuela Costa and a budget for the coast, until 2011. During the following 4 years the Coalition Government retained a Councillor [...]

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El Plantio 2 Golf Society
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Sixteen members gathered on a fairly chilly morning, which later blossomed into a typical Spanish autumn, with sweaters etc. being jettisoned. Today’s competition, a Team Texas Scramble was the first competition under new Club Captains Mike Davies’ tenure and, despite being injured and not playing, he stayed around to supervise proceedings – good start Mike. [...]

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Montgo annual Quaich Pairs Trophy competition
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On November 2nd (yeah I know…November already!)  Montgo played it´s annual Quaich Pairs Trophy competition.  This tricky little medal game was sponsored by Liz and Barry Butler who have returned from Blighty, and seemingly brought with them some lovely, UK style drizzle.  All morning our parasols served as paraguas as we trudged diligently onwards through [...]

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Las Ramblas Golf Society Results for w/c 29.10.18
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Our week kicked off with the best 2 scores from 4 players to count on each hole with all to contribute on the par 5’s. With 91 points, I was pleasantly surprised to be part of the winning team alongside Geoff Biggerstaff, John Drakesmith and his wife Ellen (Gin & Coke) Drakesmith. Wednesday’s windy conditions [...]

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MONTE fall to their 5th consecutive defeat.
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CD MONTESINOS 1- 3 MONFORTE C.F. MONTE started well with VAZ bringing out a good save from MONFORTE’S goalkeeper, however CARLOS made an excellent save after the ball rebounded of the crossbar onto the foot of a MONFORTE player. After 20 minutes MONFORTE started to pressurise the MONTE  defence and on the half hour missed [...]

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Monte stop the rot after 5 defeats
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HONDON NIEVES 2 v 2 CD MONTESINOS Captain Fernando not available for this important match, a match that Monte had to get at least a point to stop the rot of 5 consecutive losses. Vaz was Captain for the day. Monte started off well attacking and in 3 minutes a great pass from the left [...]

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