Marbella´s council supports market stall holders
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Marbella’s council supports market stall holders

MARBELLA’S Council has granted 685 trading licences to market stall owners around the municipality. The move is designed to offer, “legal security” to the traders, according to Jose Eduardo Diaz, Councillor for Commerce.  He added the licences will also allow the council to organise the various market places better. Councillor Diaz explained an investment of […]

Fuengirola goes allergy free
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Fuengirola’s food handling courses for the unemployed

FUENGIROLA COUNCIL has announced it is running a food handling and allergy awareness course for the unemployed. Carmen Diaz, Councillor for Promotion and Development, and Ricardo von Wichmann, Councillor for Employment, explained the course will be held on October 30 and 31 with room for 15 students. The workshop, which will be taught in a […]

Animal abuse conference benefits local police
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Animal abuse conference benefits local police

CARMEN MORATE, the councillor responsible for the protection of animals in Torrevieja, along with two members of the municipality’s local police has taken part in an animal abuse conference.  The seminar was organised by the Valencian Public Security and Emergencies Institute (IVASPE) in Villena and was attended by interested parties from across Spain. There were […]

HALLOWEEN – THE ORIGINS AND THE TRADITIONS
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Halloween – the origins and the traditions

HALLOWEEN’S origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in).  The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, celebrated their new year on November 1. This day marked the end of summer and the harvest and the beginning of the […]

U3A Dénia – Allotment Open Day
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U3A Dénia – allotment open day

OVER 100 people attended an Open Day at the weekend held by the Allotment Group.  During the day they were treated to delicious freshly cooked BBQ burgers, Paella, empanadas as well as a selection of vegetarian dishes and fresh salad and coleslaw, and followed by various homemade cakes. Everyone was treated to drinks and freshly […]

Do I have to renounce British citizenship
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Pellicer & Heredia: Do I have to renounce British citizenship?

Q: Do I have to renounce British citizenship to acquire Spanish nationality? A: Yes. Except for citizens of countries with which there is agreement of dual nationality (which is not the case of the UK), when you complete the process of acquiring Spanish nationality, one of the regulations that is a requirement, when you swear […]

School library gets visit from supporters
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School library gets visit from supporters

CURRENT Charity Steward of the Javea Lodge, Bro Malcolm March, took time out to visit the village school in Benigembla to view the newly purchased and recently installed ‘Library Corner’. The furniture, books and games for the ‘Library Corner’ had been purchased with a donation of €430, made to the school by Freemasons of Javea […]

POSITIVE TREND IN FREELANCE REGISTRATIONS CONTINUE
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Positive trend in freelance registrations continue

THE REGION of Murcia is showing a positive increase in the number of people registering for Social Security payments via the Spanish autonomo (freelance and self-employed) system.  Figures for the month of September just released show an increase of 721 – an average of 24 new registrations per day – and taking the overall number […]

MODERN CARS AT RISK OF CYBERATTACKS
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Modern cars at risk of cyberattacks

IN ORDER to mitigate the risks of cyberattacks that come with the ever-increasing connectivity of motor vehicles, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published a number of principles of automobile cybersecurity, which all its members endorse. “The digital world offers unprecedented opportunities,” stated ACEA Secretary General, Erik Jonnaert. “Nevertheless, opportunity comes with risks, and […]

WALKING STREET TO GET 200 METRE EXTENSION
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Walking street in Benidorm to get 200 metre extension

BENIDORM town hall has announced the next stage of a number of projects that included further pedestrianising of a popular area of the municipality. More than €700,000 has been provisionally authorised for an additional 200 metres of work to pededtrianise Calle Tomás Ortuño in the old town and between Calle La Garita and Calle Los […]