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Paws for thought on the Costa del Sol

THE first week of October each year brings again World Animal Day, when animal lovers raise cash and awareness about the plight of abandoned...

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...
We’re Granting Wishes this Christmas

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...
Help at Home dinner dance

Help at Home dinner dance

AS WE move towards the end of the year we are busy preparing for our annual Help at Home (HAH) dinner dance and our...
Red Cross Refugee Appeal receives €1,000

Red Cross Refugee Appeal receives €1,000

JAVEA’S Original Charity Shop & Library presented the Red Cross Refugee Appeal with a cheque for €1,000 last week. The donation was very gratefully received,...
APASA Christmas coffee morning

APASA Christmas coffee morning

APASA is holding a coffee morning tomorrow Saturday December 9at Mr Punch in Javea Park. Everyone is invited to catch up over a cuppa and...
Clothing for the vulnerable

Clothing for the vulnerable

A CHARITY has given away almost 30,000 kilos of food and clothing to needy families in Malaga. Around 350 families, totally more than 1,700 people,...
Up down

Up, down in Calpe

THE II Marcha BTT cycling race took place in Calpe last weekend with over 350 cyclists covering 32 kilometres and almost 1000 metres in...
Any old onions

Grant a Wish, Javea – Any old onions?

THERE'S lots going on in the Grant a Wish boutique in the Plaza de la Constitution in Javea. If you drop in on a Monday...
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...
SEABED TO GET AN ANNUAL CLEAN

Seabed to get an annual clean

MORE than a thousand volunteers, mainly deep sea divers, have already enrolled to help out in the next grand cleaning of the sea bed. ...
Urgent appeal for the orphans

Urgent appeal for the orphans

FOR the past three years, Katie Louise of ‘Sell Your Stuff Spain’ has organised a Christmas shoebox appeal for the children at Gandia Preventorio...
APASA rastro in Pinosol Park

APASA rastro in Pinosol Park

APASA will hold their much anticipated rastro in Pinosol Park next weekend. Taking place on Saturday 30 September from 11.00am, guests can browse the wide...
Off to Madrid in aid of APASA 2

Off to Madrid in aid of APASA

APASA dog shelter in Javea has organised a three-night coach trip to Madrid from October 20 – 23. For just €275, guests can enjoy bed...
Summer Sale

Summer Sale

APASA (Asociacion Protectora de Animales de San Antonio) will hold their much anticipated Summer Sale next week at their charity shop on Javea’s Avenida...
ADIMA

Jalon Valley Help support ADIMA

EIGHT VOLUNTEERS from Jalon Valley Help (JVH) have visited ADIMA (Association de Discapacitodos de la Marina Alta) in Pedreguer.  The volunteers, who had not...
FAST

FAST need first aid… quickly!

FAST – First Aid Support Team – are a group of volunteers from Camposol near to Mazarron.  They respond to medical emergencies on Camposol...
Giving4Giving turns five

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...

Summer sale in aid of APASA animal shelter

APASA will hold their much anticipated Summer Sale next week at their shop in Javea. Taking place on Thursday July 6 from 6.00pm until 8.00pm,...

Help in your own home from Help At Home Mar Menor

HELP AT Home Mar Menor is a charity founded some 8 years ago - fully registered in Spain and manned entirely by volunteers. The Help...

What’s on at Finca San Miguel de Salinas

FINCA SAN Miguel de Salinas recently held their monthly open day as guests, volunteers and animals alike enjoyed an afternoon of food, drink and...

Age Concern Costa Blanca Sur needs you

AGE CONCERN Costa Blanca Sur is here to help and assist with problem solving for the over 50’s and to promote their well-being. They are...

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Police seize 80 kilos of hashish from drug gang on the Costa del Sol

A DRUG trafficking operation has been shut down after 80 kilos of hashish was seized and four people arrested. The National Police and officers from...

Prison for Costa Blanca child abuser

A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to four and a half year in prison for sexually abusing his partner’s daughter in Denia. According to reports,...

Little Geranium´s slow cooked crispy duck

This week Celebrity Chef from Ready Steady Cook & Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala cooks crispy slow...

Three cheers for U3A group leaders!

THERE are so many willing volunteer members of the Javea U3A – but the prize for the most industrious must go to one particular...

Costa Blanca plaster mine worries “premature”

WITHIN just a handful of days of the start of the campaign, more than 1,000 signatures have been received protesting against plans to open...

Birthday break ends in tragedy on the Costa del Sol

THE husband of an Irish business woman who died suddenly while celebrating her 70th birthday in Malaga, has described her as his ‘soul mate...

Strong business increase recorded in Costa del Sol boomtown

THE number of business licences granted in Marbella as of August rose by almost 11 per cent on the same period last year. According to...

The Church offers a cool, new place to congregrate on the Costa Blanca!

THE CHURCH, a place to worship your favourite flavours, and straight out of Ireland, gets off to a flourishing start in Albir on Spain's...

007 HEAVEN: New James Bond website will leave fans purring like an Aston Martin

OCTOBER 5 marked International James Bond to commemorate the date Ian Fleming’s timeless secret agent burst onto the big-screen for the first time in 1962’s...

Not all Kisses are the same

Between stormy weather and stormy political news flowing into the television over here is it any wonder that programs like Strictly Come Dancing are...

Paws for thought on the Costa del Sol

THE first week of October each year brings again World Animal Day, when animal lovers raise cash and awareness about the plight of abandoned...

Costa Blanca nieces report “years of abuse”

A MAN has been arrested in Murcia by the Guardia Civil accused of abusing two of his nieces when they were children. The two sisters,...

EVACUATED: Poison gas cloud hits Costa pool

THIRTEEN people – 12 of them children – have suffered from the effects of poisoning while they were swimming in or stayed around the...

Atlantis – the one stop property shop

WHEN looking for a property, whether to buy or rent, it can be a drag trawling around different agencies looking for the right service. Atlantis...