TORREVIEJA TAPAS ROUTE GETS OFFICIAL LAUNCH - 1
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Tapas trail in Torrevieja underway

COUNCILLOR for Tourism, Fanny Serrano, has presented the XV edition of the Ruta de la Tapa that began yesterday (Thursday) and goes on to Sunday December 3 in Torrevieja.  A truly gastronomic event that will see 45 venues participating and offering an amazing selection of 180 very varied tapas. Among a sample of the sumptuous […]

Oliva beaches given a brushing up
Costa Blanca North News

Oliva beaches given a brushing up

OLIVA will receive a grant of €65,000 from the Valencian Provincial Tourism Agency to make improvements to its beaches in time for next year’s high summer season. 15 cabins will be erected along the Oliva coastline, providing beach-goers with toilets, showers and baby-changing facilities. Nine of them – three toilets, three showers and three changing […]

Prison for internet fraudsters
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Prison for internet fraudsters

FIVE PEOPLE have been arrested in Seville for scamming holiday-makers online. The group allegedly conned their victims out of around €7,000 by promising holiday rentals in properties in Malaga, Cadiz and Huelva.  The accused are said to have used an internet shopping site to get in contact with holiday-makers before charging them €200 for a […]

BBC favourite on the Marina Alta
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BBC favourite on the Marina Alta

THE next presentation of The Arts Society-Marina Alta will take place at the Parador de Javea hotel on Thursday December 7. ‘A Gentle Introduction to Art Deco, by Eric Knowles. With over twenty-five years’ experience lecturing at museums and galleries around the world, including the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum, Eric has […]

This week in Iceland - Eruption fears
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This week in Iceland – Eruption fears

Eruption fears A NEW caldera, measuring a diameter of one kilometre has been formed in this last week in Öræfajökull glacier located in Vatnajökull, Iceland’s largest glacier, and spotted via satellite images.  According to the Iceland Met Office this shows increased seismic activity and a strong smell of sulphur has been noticed. Well, it is […]

He's lying
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Guilty as charged – Two years in prison for trying to bribe mayor

THE BUSINESSMAN accused of trying to bribe Benitachell Mayor Josep Antoni Femenia was sentenced to two years in prison at Alicante Provincial Court earlier this week. Fernando Jesus TL must also pay a €5,400 fine for offering the mayor €50,000 in exchange for speeding up the formalities of a lawsuit he intended to file against […]

Streets ahead
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Streets ahead

TEULADA-MORAIRA COUNCIL presented its new tool this week – the ‘Geoportal’. Georeferencing means to associate something with locations in physical space and may be applied to any kind of object or structure that can be related to a geographical location, such as points of interest, roads, places, bridges, or buildings Teulada-Moraira Mayor Carlos Linares, Alejandro […]

MEDICINE RECYCLING ON THE INCREASE - 2
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Medicine recycling on the increase in Murcia

MURCIA region’s Environment Minister, Javier Celdrán, has highlighted that the community is above the national average when it comes to recycling certain items. This is especially the case in that of packaging waste and any left-over medicines and it’s estimated that 85 per cent of homes in Murcia regularly recycle pharmaceutical products.  The figures were […]

AUTOMOBILE FAIR EARNS MILLIONS FOR EXHIBITORS - 1
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Automobile fair earns millions for exhibitors

ATTENDANCE at the combined vehicle fair held at the IFA Exhibition Centre in Alicante was so high that exhibitors reported taking €30,000,000 in sales…much more than ever expected. The 41st holding of FIRAUTO, 27th EXPOCAR and the 9th SOBRE2RUEDAS that specialise in new, used cars and motorcycles respectively was held over three days last weekend […]

In Harmony
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In Harmony – In concert – In December

THIS year’s annual Christmas concert – CHRISTMAS STARTS HERE – will take place at the La Zenia Church on Sunday December 10 at 7.30pm.  It will feature the Costa Blanca’s leading chorus, In Harmony, conducted by Nigel Hopkins. This year’s concert will be extra special as included in the programme will be the Christmas music […]

Girl Power
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Girl power in Malaga

MALAGA COUNCIL is handing out awards to three women who have fought against domestic abuse. The event marked International Day Against Gender Violence which takes place this Sunday and honoured individuals and bodies who are helping to highlight and reduce the issue. Anabel Padial, a former victim of domestic abuse, has won the “female fighter” […]

Political infighting in Torremolinos
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Political infighting in Torremolinos

TORREMOLINOS’ precarious political situation has been rocked again after a divisive councillor was promoted. Margarita Del Cid, general secretary of the Partido Popular (PP) in the town, has now been named the PP’s head of Tourist Municipalities in Andalucia.  The position is designed to support the areas most linked to tourism and in turn create […]

SCAN - Thank you
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S.C.A.N. – Thank you!

S.C.A.N. expresses its greatest thanks to everyone who has supported the shelter at its events recently. The BBQ raised a terrific €2,100 and the Charity Race Night raised a superb €600 – an outstanding total of €2,700! The shelter’s next event is the Fashion Show next Saturday December 2 at El Verger’s Casa de Cultura. […]

Santa visits Javea
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Santa visits Javea

CASA DEL VINO in Javea have generously sponsored charitable Christmas Raffle Draw initiatives over the past four years, their donation of prizes having helped to raise thousands of euros for the local special needs community. This support continues for Christmas 2017 in support of APROP, so much so that SANTA himself will be visiting their […]