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Benidorm bars face fines over ‘illegal’ street party

LOCAL Police in Benidorm have warned a number of bars after they held illegal parties over the Christmas period. The cases have been sent to the relevant authorities in Valencia who will decide if fines – potentially up to €10,000 – will now be imposed on the establishments who were reportedly selling food and drink […]

Better together - Christmas in Nerja
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Better together – Christmas in Nerja

The U3As of Vall del Pop and Denia joined forces for an unforgettable Christmas. U3A Vall del Pop member and Publicity Officer Peter Sockett writes: “The Nerja Christmas trip over five days at the Aparthotel Marinas de Nerja, which was attended by members from the Vall de Pop and Denia U3A associations, was superbly organised […]

RTN RECIPES - SPANISH ROAST LAMB
Food & Drink

RTN Recipes – Traditional Spanish Christmas

Spanish Roast Lamb (Cordero Asado) Ingredients 1/2 suckling Lamb (or large leg of lamb) approximately 9-11 lbs, 6 oz lard, melted (substitute olive oil if desired), 8 to 10 potatoes, peeled, salt to taste Preparation Preparation time – 10 minutes.  Cooking time – 120 minutes. Method In a small saucepan, heat the lard until it […]

THE ONES THAT DIDN’T GET AWAY
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Police in Spain confiscate 235 kilos of seafood over festive period

OFFICERS of the Guardia Civil based in Alicante have confiscated a total of 235 kilos of fish and shellfish. The catch was detained after a series of inspections of shops and markets dealing in the direct sale of the products to the consumers in the lead up to the festive period.  Shellfish is traditionally enjoyed […]

Fire fighters in hospital...bringing Christmas joy
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Fire fighters in hospital…bringing Christmas joy in Vega Baja

MEMBERS of three fire stations turned up to visit the children’s ward of the Vega Baja Hospital just before Christmas. For the second year in succession, fire fighters from Torrevieja, Orihuela and Almoradí arrived to deliver gifts and presents to the children who, accompanied by their relatives and friends, had to spend the Christmas period […]

Christmas recycling tips
Home & Garden

Christmas recycling tips

ALONG with the fun and festivities of Christmas comes a huge increase in household waste. Enjoy this special time with a clear conscience by following RTN’s handy tips. Recycle used cardboard and wrapping paper Toy packaging, Christmas wrapping paper, selection boxes, even Christmas crackers; remember to recycle all waste cardboard and paper this year. Flatten […]

I´m Dreaming of a White Chocolate Christmas
Food & Drink

I´m dreaming of a white chocolate Christmas!

This week Master and Celebrity Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of  The Little Geranium Restaurant in La Cala and star of BBC TV´s Ready Steady Cook tells us why cooking with white chocolate makes the best Christmas dessert. ALL year around I try my bestest to look after the calories I eat and I avoid too […]

Age Concern spreads Christmas cheer
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Age Concern spreads Christmas cheer

VOLUNTEERS from Age Concern spent an hour or two with the English and Spanish residents of Residencia 3 Edad Mediterraneo Care Home in Rojales recently for their annual Carol Concert.  Over two dozen residents sat in the garden and joined in with Christmas carols sung in both English and Spanish by the popular Rascals choir.  […]

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 […]

We’re Granting Wishes this Christmas
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We’re Granting Wishes this Christmas

THE Grant a Wish boutique in Plaza de la Constitution, Javea old town has helped to raised thousands of euros to support local groups and individuals since it opened in January this year. This autumn we implemented our riding for the disabled programme in La Xara, and tomorrow we host a Christmas party for the […]