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 […]

La Nucia goes for gold
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La Nucia goes for gold

THIS WEEK, representatives from The European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation (ACES Europe) visited La Nucia, following the municipality’s application to be crowned ‘Best European Town of Sport of All Time’. The European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation (ACES Europe) is a non-profit federation based in Brussels which has granted the awards of […]

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La Nucia going for gold

THE Rhythmic Gymnastics Club of La Nucia competed in the autonomous phase of the Campeonato de Espana de Conjuntos Absoluto 2017 in the Valencian town of Burjassot last Sunday, after qualifying at the provincial phase at La Nucia’s own Camilo Cano municipal sports centre the weekend before. The children’s team (Emma Yusupova, Julieta Dobromirova, Maria […]

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Giving4Giving Charity auction

Giving4Giving’s sixth charity auction is coming up on Friday October 20 and the charity is desperately in need of donations. The charity is running low on bric-a-brac, electricals, furniture, housewares and white goods. Donations are always welcomed but if you are looking to auction your items, Giving4Giving only charges 15 per cent commission with no […]

Young tennis star smashed European tournament
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Young tennis star smashes European tournament

YOUNG La Nucian tennis star Lucia Llinares recently won the under-14s‘ Juan Fuster Zaragoza Torneo internacional Tennis Europe. The prestigious tournament is held across Europe and has born some of the continent’s most famous players – Justine Henin, Roger Federer, Caroline Wozniacki, Andy Murray, Dinara Safina, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Maria Sharapova. The 9-day-long knock-out, held […]

€1,000 towards vet bills
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€1,000 towards vet bills

Giving4Giving held its fifth charity auction last week and raised €1,000 for Doggie Angells. Doggie Angells is a non-profit organisation formed by a group of dog lovers. Volunteers rescue abandoned and stray dogs, dogs that have been cruelly treated and injured and neglected dogs. The funds raised at the auction will go towards Doggie Angells’ […]

50 per cent growth in 20 years
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La Nucia expects 50 per cent growth in 20 years

LA NUCIA has temporarily suspended new building licences and urban development in areas affected by the new General Structure Plan (PGO). This in turn goes a step further towards passing the new General Urban Development Plan (PGOU) which will provide measures for protecting 60 per cent of the town’s land, according to municipal sources. This […]

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Free football in La Nucia

THIS Sunday August 13, the Ciutat Esportiva Camilo Cano in La Nucia will play host to First Division Levante U.D. as they play Second Division Rayo Vallecano in their last pre-season friendly before they face Villarreal later in the month. Levante U.D. manager Juan Ramon Lopez Muniz will play new signings Ivan ‘Ivi’ Lopez and […]

Giving4Giving turns five
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Giving4Giving charity turns five

LEADING local charity organisation Giving4Giving is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month. Founded by Gary Burr, the organisation has raised over €81,000 for local charities and those who need it most – hosting numerous fund raising events whilst also running three charity shops – one in La Nucia and two in Altea – along with […]

Giving4Giving help stroke patient home for treatment
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Giving4Giving help stroke patient home for treatment

GIVING4GIVING was saddened to learn of the struggles of long time Costa Blanca resident and famed Benidorm DJ Paul Kinsley recently. Paul, ex-serviceman with the RAF, suffered several debilitating strokes and was in a nursing home in La Nucia. Without the funds to return to the UK for treatment, Paul’s options were limited but friends […]

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La Nucia author publishes debut crime novel

LOCAL AUTHOR Nicole has recently published her debut crime novel, ‘A Few Bad Boys’. ‘A Few Bad Boys’ evolves around Lucy Fratelli, the girl who has everything – beauty, brains, her own apartment, a close family and friends. Unfortunately, she is hiding a secret from her family and her best friend, Julie. Lucy knows that she […]

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Thousands of young footballers attend Costa Blanca Cup opening ceremony

BENIDORM’S Parc L’Aiguera was the venue of the spectacular opening ceremony of the Costa Blanca Cup earlier this week. Two hundred and fifty football teams of young boys and girls, from twenty countries, will compete in the event which culminates lasts for six days, culminating with a finals day on Saturday. The teams will play […]

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La Nucia workshop on edible wild plants

LAST WEEKEND, 30 university students and members of the public attended a free workshop at the CEM Captivador (Captivador Environmental Education Centre) to learn about the medicinal and nutritional virtues of wild plants used traditionally in the Alicante region. The five hour day course, under the tuition of Professor Antonio Belda Antolí, was organised by […]