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Monte cannot stop scoring
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Callosa Deportiva 1 – 5 CD Montesinos Another goal fest for the followers of CD Montesinos this week. After last week´s ten goal thriller, this week it was just the six goals on offer between the free scoring Monte side and their opponents, Callosa Deportiva. CD Montesinos have now scored eight goals more than any [...]

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Christmas Fun with the Velvetones
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Quesada Ladies Club at Casa Contenta, Rojales invited us to entertain them with our Christmas repertoire last week.  The ladies joined in the fun and a good time was had by all with the club giving a generous donation to go to our charity, ALPE special school in Torrevieja.   We carried on the fun by [...]

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Denise wins the Montgo Champions Cup
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On Friday 8th December Montgo Golf Society played their final trophy competition of the year, the Champions Cup, sponsored by the society captain John Feek. To qualify members had to have won one of the societies singles competitions during the year, and no less than sixteen members were competing for this prestigious trophy. There was [...]

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Twenty years of giving life in Orihuela
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The Transplant Coordination Unit of the Orihuela Health Department has celebrated 20 years since it first began its organ and tissue donation and transplantation program back in 1997, since which time it has processed 264 donors and more than 700 transplanted organs. During its 20 years, the unit has become a national benchmark in excellence [...]

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Torrevieja Council announces calendar of Christmas Activities
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The head of the Department of Commerce, Manuela Osuna, accompanied by David Sanchez, president of APYMECO, announced the program of activities that have been organised for the Christmas holidays, the main objective of which is to stimulate the municipal urban areas with numerous activities, leisure fun. On Wednesday 13th, between 6-7pm there will be a [...]

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Water Confederation at odds with Orihuela council
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CHS, the Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura, has refused to rectify the damage caused by Orihuela municipal trucks during the recent clean-up of the river. They have also urged the Council to move the city shield elsewhere As such the Department of Infrastructure has now said that it will repair the damage caused at the Segura [...]

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Religious statues recovered from Vega Baja cemeteries
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The National Police has arrested two people in Orihuela for robberies in Redován and Bigastro cemeteries, understood to be a 46-year-old Portuguese woman and a 35-year-old Spaniard. The police have been investigating the thefts since the beginning of November when two religious statues were stolen from a family vault in the Orihuela cemetery. The next [...]

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Four arrested in Guardamar and Torrevieja with 45 pistols
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Agents of the Civil Guard and the National Police have today arrested four people for the illegal possession of weapons. A spokesman said that the gang had 45 starting pistols in their possession, all of which had been purchased online with the specific aim of converting them into firearms. The individual who made the actual [...]

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New analysis shows UK rarely taken to European Court
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The UK rarely ends up in the European Court of Justice (ECJ), and when it does it wins its cases more often than most European Union (EU) member states, a new report finds. Who’s afraid of the ECJ?, published on Friday by the independent Institute for Government (IfG), charts the UK’s experience at the ECJ [...]

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Greenlands Maples back on form
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Greenlands Bowls Club by Dave Webb Well as the end of the year draws near our two discovery division teams have had mixed results. The good news is The Maples were back on form in their match against La Marina Pathfinders. final scores were – Total shots for – 130,  Against – 91.  Points for [...]

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La Marina Newcomer Fowkes leads his rink to victory
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La Marina Report by Barry Latham The late result from last week was a loss by the Ospreys away at Emerald Isle Cavaliers by a mere two points.  Our recent newcomer Don Fowkes led his rink of Mike Stone and Janet Parsons to an 18-12 win.  Alex Whyte, Jim Reeves and Carol Smith won by [...]

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Ladies dominate La Marina GS Silver category
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La Marina Golf Society @ Las Colinas We met at, probably, our favourite course on a beautiful sunny day to play our last competition of the year. A good turnout of members for December resulted in the ladies dominating the silver section and a tie ensued with three ladies achieving 35 points. However, on countback, [...]

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San Miguel pick n mix
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San Miguel Bowls Club A mixed bag of results this week from San Miguel teams.  Brilliant result for the Winter league away to Greenlands winning 12 nil.  Shots were 102 to 71.  Well played by the whole team.  Noel Davis, Val & Chris Collier, Stuart Denholm 21-12:  Margaret Patterson, Linda Plaisted, Brian Allen, Mary Dyer [...]

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VB Picadors draw a blank at Quesada
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Vistabella Bowls Report  With Lynne Bishop. SAL ENTERPRISE Albatrosses away on Monday to San Miguel Pulsars, terrific wins across the board from L Watkins, S Burrows & P Whitehall 32-11. L Bishop, B Norris & K Cuthbert 23-8. G Fisher, S Allman & G Fisher 26-12. S Kemp, C Watkins & M Furness 25-14. N [...]

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Swallows surge to top of Southern League
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A whitewash by the Quesada Swallows at home to Vistabella Picadors saw them overtake San Luis Lions who could only manage 4 pts in Division A. Montemar Matadors remain rooted at the foot despite pickig up 6pts at home to La Marina Ospreys. In Division B La Siesta Blues consolidated their position with a fine [...]

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Good turnout for TPGS at Villamartin
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Today the Plaza Golf Society played at our favourite course, Villamartin, we had 44 playing with 4 reserves! A great turnout again. The greens where fast and tricky, and the tee boxes well back. This resulted in some fairly average scoring, a big shout-out to Brian Fenty who secured the last place and a bottle [...]

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Horadada eased out at El Rancho
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Horadada Bowls Club by Barry Evans On Monday we went to the difficult venue of El Rancho to play their Raiders team. While some of our rinks took a while to settle in eventually we managed to get 6 points and only lost by the small margin of 100 to 104 shots. Well done to [...]

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Single win for La Siesta in Winter league
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La Siesta Bowls Club by Rod Edgerton  The Apollos entertained Emerald Isle Titans and lost by 118 shots to 94 winning on 2 rinks. The points being 4 to La Siesta and 10 to the Titans. A good win for Pat Moore, Ramsay Sinclair and John Ball who lead from the start to run out [...]

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Monte Mar deserted by Away form
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Monte Mar Bowls and Social Club Sponsored by The Belfry, The Pub, Bowling Abroad and Avalon Monte Mar Toreadors v El Rancho Pintos Our second visit to El Rancho in four days the only thing that improved was the weather. The Toreadors lost on all six rinks so a 14 – 0 win for the [...]

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Franco references must be removed from schools
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The PSPV_PSOE has demanded that all schools bearing names that relate to the Franco regime be changed. The Socialist spokesperson of Education in the Valencian Corts, Ana Besalduch, has proposed the elimination of “any reference that extols the Francoism” that is currently contained in the name of any Valencian educational centre. She said in a [...]

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Myths About Having Physical Activity in Your Life
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At https://scoobydomyessay.com, you will find articles about prominent figures, such as writers, businessmen, and the like. And if you have ever tried reading advice from high achievers, you couldn’t but notice, just as we did: they all talk about sport. Whether it’s Barrack Obama hitting the treadmill before work, or Arianna Huffington doing yoga in [...]

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El 39 aniversario de la Constitución celebrated in Torrevieja
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Torrevieja City council has celebrated the 39th anniversary of the Spanish Constitution with various acts in which it was joined by the security forces, local clubs and organisations, schools and a large number of local residents The events took place in the Plaza de la Constitución where the Unión Musical Torrevejense (UMT) played a selection [...]

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Orihuela Costa Christmas lights switched on by Mayor
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The annual switching on of the Christmas lights took place on the Orihuela Costa on Tuesday evening in a ceremony conducted by the mayor, Emilio Bascuñana, at the Playa Flamenca Town Hall. Snr Bascuñana was accompanied by the councillors for Culture, Planning, Overseas Residents and Beaches. My favourite is the light display outside the Farmacia [...]

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SEAT to build the tallest automated warehouse in Spain
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Pioneering company in Industry 4.0 The new 43.7 metre tall building will be able to process 119,000 boxes of parts and components Work on the new facility will conclude in the last quarter of 2018 SEAT continues with its commitment to making the Martorell factory a benchmark of Industry 4.0 with the construction of a [...]

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Not Testing Enough
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Over 11m motorists think driving tests should be retaken every five years to improve road safety and to cope with new automotive technologies, new research revealed today. The study of 2,000 motorists revealed those who accept the change may have to take the test at least 12 times during their lifetime* – with that number [...]

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Renault Pilots Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s Autonomous, Connected Cars with fleet of 1000 Scoop-Enabled Méganes
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SCOOP is an EU project that facilitates trials of future vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) connectivity solutions under real-world driving conditions Groupe Renault has produced 1,000 SCOOP-enabled Mégane cars ready now for fleet customers SCOOP is a pilot project for the deployment of cooperative intelligent transportation systems. This EU project facilitates trials of future vehicle-to-vehicle [...]

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Plenty of suprises in Montgo Texas Scramble
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On the first day of December – yes it’s December already – Montgo Golf Society played a Two Man Texas Scramble at Oliva Nova. Our very generous sponsors were Sally and Arthur Burrows. We enjoyed a beautifully sunny day marred only by the freezing cold wind blasting in from the west.  Players prior confidence in [...]

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Garrucha’s “Amigos De La Pintura” Exhibit In Mojácar Until The New Year
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The Garrucha based painting group, “Amigos de la Pintura”, led by Graciana Peralta and composed of twenty artists, is currently exhibiting for the first time in Mojácar at the town’s Centro de Arte La Fuente. The recent inauguration was attended by Graciana and the artists themselves along with Mojácar’s Councillor for Culture, Raquel Belmonte, and [...]

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Speed cameras for N-332 accident black spots
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A new speed camera has been located on the N332 by the Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) at Km 54 as it passes through Torrevieja, at the site which is said to be one of the very worst accident black spots in the whole of Spain. The stretch of road at which the camera is [...]

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