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Wave of support for Marbella girl struck down with septicaemia

EXPATRIATES and residents in Marbella have rallied to help raise money for a local Spanish girl who remains in hospital after losing all four limbs to septicaemia last summer. Expatriates have joined with the family of Sarah Almagro Vallejo, 18, from Marbella, since she was taken to Costa del Sol Hospital on the night of […]


RTN’s “professionals who are a pleasure to work with” thanked by Grant A Wish charity

JODY BELL of Costa Blanca Grant A Wish charity recommends the RTN and the EWN Media Group praising the “extremely experienced team always delivering the latest news.” She said: “Have advertised with them many times and received great results. “And being the founder of Grant A Wish charity they have supported us hugely over the […]

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Margaret to walk the walk for Pets in Spain

LATER this month, Margaret Brennan will be walking the 780 kilometre pilgrimage route to raise awareness and funds for Pets In Spain animal rescue charity. The Camino de Santiago route for Margaret will start in France and end at Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, northwest Spain. Margaret’s adopted rescue dog Lindy will accompany her on […]

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IN PICTURES: Grant A Wish Pink and Blue charity ball declared a €16,000 glittering success

A RECORD breaking €16,000 was raised for an array of worthy causes at the second Annual Oceana Grant A Wish Pink and Blue Ball. In only its second year, the ball has been hailed a success by organisers who are jubilant at having exceeded the €12,500 collected in 2017. Last year’s total was a record […]

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‘Satan’s Haircut’: The Royal British Legion sharpens up for charity

POPPY season will soon be upon us and members of the Coin branch of the Royal British Legion are always looking for new opportunities to raise money. At the monthly branch meeting Poppy Appeal officer George Chaney was delighted to hear that Susan Skinner had persuaded her husband Stanley Skinner to have his hair cut […]

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Uniting all nationalities in one World Vision

SINCE 1950 the World Vision charity has been uniting people of all nationalities and religions to offer much-needed help, support and solutions for vulnerable children in perplexing situations. For the sixth year running the Puente Romano hotel and its staff have pulled out all the stops in support of this international children’s aid organisation, probably […]

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Help to reduce the number of unwanted and homeless animals

THE Marbella based animal charity Triple A will be joining similar charities in 28 countries to support the ISAR  27th Annual International Homeless Animals Day® on Saturday, August 18. The main goal of ISAR and Triple A is to reduce and try to eliminate, the overpopulation of dogs and cats, and the adverse impact this […]

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Antiques and collectors fair coming soon to Costa Blanca

AN antiques and collectors fair is coming soon to the Costa Blanca. On Wednesday, August 15  it will be held at Salon Canor in Calle Assagador, Teulada. There will be a full house of antiques and collectables on display. It will be raising funds for three charities: AKIRA, CAM (formerly known as EMAUS) and  Calpe dogs. There […]

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La Cala de Mijas Lions Club donates €3000 to the Butterfly Children charity DEBRA

THE President of the La Cala de Mijas Lions Club, Margaret Bobowicz, recently presented a cheque for €3000 to Charo Van Hulst from DEBRA. The Charity celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and what a journey this has been. When it was formed as a non-profit organisation in 1993, after the founder Inigo Ibarrondo had […]

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WALK WITH NIGEL: Charity event adds more to treatment fund for Costa Blanca boy

CLOSE to 100 local friends, family and local residents – some in fancy dress – gave up their Sunday morning to be in the latest fundraising initiative in support of 10-year-old Nigel Watson. The ‘Walk with Nigel’ began in Consum Square on Urbanisation La Marina at 10am and strolled around the area along a five […]

No rest for Giving4Giving
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No rest for Giving4Giving

The Christmas period was busier than ever for Giving4Giving, who pledged €1,500 worth of toys for Red Cross and €2,000 worth of vouchers for the EMAUS children. In total, the local charity organisation donated €6,500 to worthwhile causes throughout December and Founder Gary Burr expressed his greatest thanks “to all the loyal volunteers and the […]

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Bikers celebrate in style in Benidoleig

FREE SPIRITS HD enjoyed their final event of the year last weekend as they celebrated Christmas in style at El Cid Bar, Restaurant & Bowls in Benidoleig. Members tucked in to a delicious traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, with excellent service provided by the El Cid staff. Entertainment from the OK Band brought […]

Coffee morning raises €2,000
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Coffee morning raises €2,000

THE FINAL count is in and it the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning raised more than €2,000 for the Cudeca hospice. The event, which took place in Competa on Friday, September 29 at Bar Lorena, supported both the Benalmadena-based charity and MacMillan Cancer Support UK. This was Competa’s sixth annual event and was “even bigger and […]

Reach Out Mingle Bells event success
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‘Reach Out’ Mingle Bells event success

THE recent “Mingle Bells” event for “Reach Out” raised a handsome €366.60. The venue was the Marina Bar in Calle de Las Rosas Torrevieja and the superb Christmas lunch complimented what was to become a very fun filled afternoon including quiz, raffle,tombola amongst other surprises. The festive theme continued with songs from The Rascals who gave […]

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CHUMS and HELP Christmas party

ON December 8th CHUMS and HELP got together for their Christmas Party at The Peppermill, Benidorm. They had a superb Christmas lunch and they spent the afternoon with  Zodiac who soon had them singing and dancing. Later in the afternoon they had a wonderful Raffle and all went home at 5-30pm and they were all worn out. […]