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Town honours its elderly residents on International Day of Older Persons

Town honours its elderly residents on International Day of Older Persons

To celebrate International Day of Older Persons, which falls on October 1, Denia has organised an event to honour two of the town’s oldest residents. The “greats of life”, in the words of Councillor Elisabet...
A party not to be missed

A party not to be missed

TEULADA-MORAIRA Town Hall has collaborated with the Association Dolcainers i Tabaleters (traditional music instruments) to put on the Divina Pastora festivities this weekend. Starting Friday 22nd September from 8.00pm around the Divina Pastora church,...
Celebrating seventy-seven years

Celebrating seventy-seven years

MEMBERS of The Aircrew Association Costa Blanca and their guests celebrated the77th Anniversary of The Battle of Britain last Wednesday at Restaurante La Cumbre in Benitachell. After a brief introduction and welcome from the Chairman,...
Missing Dog

Reward for missing Spanish water dog

A FEMALE Spanish water dog has gone missing from near the Aldi supermarket on the road from Benidorm to La Nucia. She has been missing since15 September and her owners are extremely concerned. They fear...
A final farewell to a true biker babe 1

A final farewell to a true biker babe

LAST Sunday’s ‘Big Heart of Javea’ classic car and motorbike event was chosen by biker friends and family of Noelle Wyman as the perfect location to say a final farewell. Noelle, (better known as Auntie...
Pink and Blue Ball

Pink and Blue Ball

TICKETS are still available for the annual Pink and Blue Ball on September 27 in aid of Grant A Wish. Taking place at the beachfront Oceana Club in Benissa, the event offers a five-course lunch...
Corpse found on Costa Blanca beach

Corpse found on Costa Blanca beach

THE National Police are investigating a human skeleton found buried on a beach in Alicante. A man walking his dog in the El Saladar area discovered the corpse just 300 metres from where he found human...
11 arrested and €33,500 in fake goods seized

Eleven arrested and €33,500 in fake goods seized

AN investigation into the sale of counterfeit goods in Benidorm’s Rincon de Loix market has resulted in the arrest of 11 people and the seizure of more than 1,000 items, worth nearly €33,500. The investigation...
Meet Patricia

Meet Patricia

NEXT Wednesday (September 20), THE ARTS SOCIETY -MARINA ALTA (formerly MAFAS: Marina Alta Fine Arts Society)will host an arts fair at El Canor in Teulada to celebrate the artistic talent of the area. Around 40...
Art therapy for paediatric patients

Art therapy for paediatric patients

A PSYCHOPATHOLOGICAL artistic therapy workshop has launched in the Paediatric Unit at Hospital de Denia-MarinaSalud. Psychopathology is the scientific study of mental disorders, including efforts to understand their genetic, biological, psychological, and social causes. In providing...
Back to school

Back to school across Javea

THIS Monday, over 2,800 students between primary and secondary returned to schools across Javea. The Col·legi Port de Xabia was so “saturated”, said Vice Principal Isabel Moreno, that the year six students had to be...
Marina Alta theft network bust

Marina Alta theft network bust

THE Guardia Civil of Alicante arrested three men – aged 19, 21 and 35 and is investigating two women – aged 27 and 48, all of them of Bulgarian and Lithuanian nationality, in connection...
Man who tried to bribe mayor faces prison

Man who tried to bribe mayor faces prison

THE businessman who tried to bribe Benitachell Mayor Josep Antoni Femenia faces two years in prison. Fernando Jesus TL will go on trial in November for allegedly offering the mayor €50,000 in exchange for speeding...
Masons raise over €500 for children’s home

Masons raise over €500 for children’s home

MORE than 30 Masons, wives and friends took part in local Freemason’s Lodge, Puerto de Xabia 58’s Treasure Hunt last weekend. Afterwards, the group settled down for lunch at Casa Pepe with entertainment from ‘Hangover...
Dog escapes death after poisoning

Dog escapes death after poisoning

An RTN reader was left concerned after her dog was poisoned in the mountainous area near Castell de Castells. The reader and her dog joined their regular dog-walking group - who meet in the area...
Costa Blanca to appear in Britain's best-selling diving magazine

Costa Blanca to appear in Britain’s best-selling diving magazine

JOURNALIST and photographer Will Appleyard of DIVER Magazine spent some time on the Costa Blanca recently to experience first-hand the wonders of the Mediterranean seabed. He first enjoyed diving off Calpe’s Los Arcos location, on...
Mayor opens bigger, better charity shop

Mayor opens bigger, better charity shop

JAVEA’S Original Charity Shop celebrated its official opening of its new premises on calle Nancy on Monday. The ceremony was attended by Javea Mayor Jose Chulvi who took great pleasure in cutting the ribbon with...
Benidorm Pride 6

Benidorm Fab-tastic

BENIDORM'S annual Gay Pride event was a fantastic success, with higher attendance levels than ever. The week saw thousands of revellers enjoying the carnival atmosphere and numerous special party events. The main parade filled the...
Summer BBQ raises €650 for Cancer Care Javea

Summer barbecue raises €650 for Cancer Care Javea

FREE SPIRITS HD held their annual summer BBQ recently – with over 50 members, family and friends gathering on what was a delightfully sunny afternoon in Javea. The event was the first since the group...
What has Space done for us

What has Space done for us?

“SPACE programmes are often viewed as an expensive luxury - even for developed nations - and are criticised for swallowing resources that might be better spent on social needs such as hospitals. However, in...
First steps for brittle boned baby

First steps for brittle boned baby

OLAYA, the little girl from Javea who was born with brittle bone disease is reported to be responding well to treatment at the Hospital Universitario de Getafe in Madrid. The mother of the 14-month-old told...
Residents left disappointed after meeting with Mayor

Residents left disappointed after meeting with mayor

THE Costa Nova Owners and Residents Group met again this week to further discuss the issues and implications of the Costa Nova Park and Ride Pilot, its rapid deployment and the current consequential effect...

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Rotary Fellowship supports the Franciscan Shelter

Rotary Fellowship supports the Franciscan Shelter

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Town honours its elderly residents on International Day of Older Persons

Town honours its elderly residents on International Day of Older Persons

To celebrate International Day of Older Persons, which falls on October 1, Denia has organised an event to honour two of the town’s oldest...
A party not to be missed

A party not to be missed

TEULADA-MORAIRA Town Hall has collaborated with the Association Dolcainers i Tabaleters (traditional music instruments) to put on the Divina Pastora festivities this weekend. Starting...
Celebrating seventy-seven years

Celebrating seventy-seven years

MEMBERS of The Aircrew Association Costa Blanca and their guests celebrated the77th Anniversary of The Battle of Britain last Wednesday at Restaurante La Cumbre...
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