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A successful summer in Calpe

A successful summer in Calpe

FIGURES released by Calpe’s Department of Tourism earlier this week show the city experienced a six per cent occupancy increase this summer in comparison...
Autumn Antiques and Collectors Fair

Autumn Antiques and Collectors Fair

Salon Canor on Calle Assagador, Teulada will play host to an Autumn Antiques and Collectors Fair next Thursday October 12 – a national public...
BAR GRIZZLY’S in Calpe

Bar Grizzly’s in Calpe: Something for everyone

BAR GRIZZLY’S in Calpe rocks non-stop every day from 10.00am. Dutch Owners Nico and Anna saw potential in the bar restaurant when they arrived on...
Mountain Walking Group

Mountain Walking Group

One of many Calpe U3A groups, the Mountain Walking Group has been running for a long time and offers members well planned routes a...
Caprice ladies choir support Calpe & Benissa Lions

Caprice ladies choir support Calpe & Benissa Lions

WITH only three weeks to go, Caprice ladies choir are putting the finishing touches to the programme for their next concert ‘Love Is Here...
Sala replaces Sanchez

Sala replaces Sanchez as Mayor of Calpe

IT was announced this week that Ana Sala will replace Cesar Sanchez as the Mayor of Calpe. Sala, the Councillor of Urbanism dubbed a ‘heavyweight...
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Neighbours welcome Blue Square to Calpe

BLUE SQUARE Real Estate (Blue Square) specialises in selling property internationally and providing clients with exceptional service in over 12 languages. Blue Square hosted the...
Clock rescheduled

Time to chime

CALPE’S Town Hall clock has been in operation since 1868. Designed by watchmaker Mauro Miro Gilabert from Alcoy, the clock was initially on the Portalet...
13 floors of new 30-floor hotel may be illegal

Thirteen floors of new 30-floor Calpe hotel may be illegal

A REPORT has revealed that up to 13 of the 30 floors in Calpe’s new Suitopia - Sol y Mar Suites Hotel may be...
Rambling Walkers make a splash

Rambling Walkers make a splash

50 Rambling Walkers and guests got wet feet during their first walk of the season at Pego Marshes. The rice fields of the Parc Natural...
2 deaths in Calpe in less than 24 hours

Two deaths in Calpe in less than 24 hours

A 63-year-old Spanish diver died in Calpe’s Raco cove. The man was diving with a friend when he felt out of breath and fainted. A group...
Recycling figures tripled in just two years

Costa Blanca recycling figures tripled in just two years

CALPE has tripled its recycling figures for packaging and doubled the amount of cardboard collected since 2015. During the first half of 2017, Acciona -...
Keeping young people off the streets

Keeping young people off the streets

MAYORS of the Marina Alta from Calpe, Javea, Pego and Teulada-Moraira presented the ‘Xarxa Jove Comarcal’ programme this week, designed to keep young people off...
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Marcia´s Dance Centre is back on it´s feet

Marcia's Dance Centre and Stage School in Calpe enjoyed a great first week back after the summer break. The students were full of enthusiasm...
U3A Calpe Choir open the season

U3A Calpe Choir open the season

The U3A Calpe Choir will sing at the association’s first meeting of the season next Thursday (September 21) at the SH Ifach hotel. The meeting...
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...
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...
Roaring success for golf tournament in first edition

Roaring success for Marina Alta golf tournament in first edition

THE first edition of the ‘LA MARINA DE IFACH’ golf tournament was held at Club de Golf Ifach last weekend, with over 40 men...
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...
Police Car

Man smashes police car window

A MAN who was arrested for threatening behaviour in Calpe broke the back window of the police car he was taken away in. The man...
Fancy a round of golf

Fancy a round of golf?

COUNCILLORS from from Benissa, Calpe and Teulada-Moraira met this week to present the first edition of the ‘LA MARINA DE IFACH’ golf tournament that...
I'm off!

Calpe’s Mayor – I’m off!

CALPE Mayor Cesar Sanchez announced this week that he will be resigning from his post to focus on his work as Head of the...

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NEW RANGE OF MINI COOPERS LAUNCHED

New range of Mini Coopers launched

FULL-ON performance and track day thrills are guaranteed with the new MINI Cooper S Works 210 line-up, which now extends across MINI 5-door Hatch...
RTN BOOK REVIEW - THE BLACK BOOK

Book Review: The Black Book by James Patterson & David Ellis

BILLY HARNEY was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy...
Help At Home needs your help

Help At Home needs your help!

HAH is a fully registered local charity made up of caring members of the local community around the Mar Menor in Spain. They are...
To the rescue

To the rescue, eagle stuck in tree in Javea

JAVEA’S emergency services rescued an eagle trapped in a pine tree in the Cap Marti area. A neighbour reported the large bird being stuck in...
SAMM report

Glorious weather but where’s the wind?

FOR the fifth week running no wind and a flat calm Mar Menor greeted the SAMM competitors as they arrived for the racing on...
AIRPORT NUMBERS TAKING OFF

Airport passenger numbers taking off

IN the same week that Alicante-Elche Airport announced growing passenger numbers and breaking all previous records, Murcia-San Javier has smashed some records of their...
Put a sock in it

Put a Sock in it

I WAS admiring shirts in one of the ubiquitous sales at Zenia Boulevard the other day, when the Princess, fresh from her own browsing,...
It’s electrifying works

Islas Marianas – It’s electrifying

THE FIRST stage of power line works in the Islas Marianas area are complete. The mayor of Infrastructures, Jose Carlos Martin announced Endesa will start...
How pets cope with loss

How pets cope with loss

HAVE you ever wondered what happens to a pet when they lose their human or animal companion? Do pets grieve? Like humans, pets too show signs...
Young piano star wows crowd

Young piano star wows crowd in Teulada-Moraira

THE Teulada-Moraira Auditori was alive last weekend as it played host to the International Piano Festival. The festival welcomed 18-year-old Carlos Santo Martinez back to Spain...
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Bad beauty tips NOT to follow…

LEAVE these beauty tips where they belong: in the past. DON’T Heat up your eyelash curler with a hair dryer. This seems like a great idea in...
'Best Gluten Free Restaurant' is on the Marina Alta

‘Best Gluten Free Restaurant’ is on the Marina Alta

A RESTAURANT in Javea has been named the ‘Best Gluten Free Restaurant in the Valencian Region’ by FACE (Federation of Celiac Associations in Spain). RestauranteSur,...
Grumpy old man

Grumpy old man

WHAT could be more pleasant than holidaying on the shores of Golden Pond, New England as cantankerous retiree Norman Thayer and his conciliatory wife...
Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project

Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project to beat traffic jams

DESPITE the building of the tunnel under San Pedro Alcantara in an effort to reduce delays, the problem of traffic jams between the town...