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TONIGHT: Meteors galore as Moon enters darkest phase.

As RTN reported earlier this week, the Perseid meteor shower reaches its highest point during this week.  However, tonight (Sunday August 12) will provide your best chance of catching an unforgettable glimpse of the shooting stars. The shower is a thrilling spectacle and people all...

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...

Dogs welcome here…

TAKING your dog for a trip with you up and down the Costa Blanca this summer?  Why not take them to one of the many beaches that allow our best friends to stretch their legs and have a paddle in the Mediterranean with you. Wherever...

Orba Warblers Golf Society Wednesday 25th July, Alicante Golf

Wednesday 25th July, Alicante Golf Alicante Golf was the venue this week, we got off to a slow start as the course unfortunately allowed a four ball to tee off 8 minutes late and they didn't make very good progress, thereby holding up the Warblers,...

Extended summer opening hours for Costa Blanca exhibition hall

THE Frax centre in Albir has extended its opening hours to the public for the summer. The Frax de l'Albir Foundation, which hosts exhibitions, conferences and workshops has made the decision due to an increase in demand from tourists, now the high season has arrived. The...

Longest lunar eclipse is in the air

THE longest total lunar eclipse of the century will take place tonight (Friday), and Europe, including Spain, is in prime position to admire the spectacle. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes completely behind Earth and into its shadow. It happens when the sun, the...

MOONLIGHTING: A cooler shopping experience on the Costa Blanca

SHOPPING on the Costa Blanca will be more of an evening delight as 30 shops will open late this Friday, offering special discounts on purchases. The shopping area of the historic centre of Javea is again hosting their summer lively nights of shopping, in which...

Costa choir’s cave concert boosts Civil Protection coffers

THE Costa Blanca Male Voice Choir has donated €750 to Civil Protection group, as a thank you for their help. The choir, who held two concerts at the Cueva de las Calavares cave in Benidoleig earlier this year, were supported by the Civil Protection members....

Grant a Wish to one deserving Costa Blanca young man

THOMAS BARNES is a six-year-old boy who was born with a significant hearing difficulty and, as he has grown, his hearing aids which are vital for him to enjoy a happy life have become too small. In Javea where the family live, the local hospital is...

Friends, Romans and countrymen – get down to Villajoyosa!

FESTVM ALONIS (in Latin, "the party of Allon") is a Roman festival that is held annually thanks to an agreement between the Villajoyosa council and the Cultural Association Hispania Romana, the best known Roman historical recreation society in Spain. This event faithfully recreates a Roman...

Caprice – Just one of those things

CAPRICE, the all ladies choir are now well into rehearsals for their first main performance of 2018 which will take place at La Senieta, Moraira on March 2 at 7.30pm. This new concert, ‘Just one of those things’ features the wonderful music of Gershwin...

Four women linked by a postcode

“Go see how character comedy acting is done!” - Miranda Hart YOU’RE IN FOR A TREAT when professional actress Alison Skilbeck takes to the stage – you’ll love all four of her because, although a one-woman show, Alison portrays several well-observed characters and what starts...

Coach trip to Elche and Xixona

Coach trip to Elche and Xixona
FINESTRAT’S Concejalia de Residentes de Otras Nacionalidades (Council of Residents of Other Nationalities) has organised a trip to Elche and Xixona on Monday February 12. The trip includes a visit to the Huerto del Palmeral (Orchard of Palm Trees) - the greatest concentration of palm...

West End star on Javea stage

Alison Skilbeck, Are There More of You
JAVEA PLAYERS are proud to announce their next production: ‘Are There More of You?’ - a one-woman comedy drama written and performed by professional actress Alison Skilbeck, famous for her West End role in The Phantom of The Opera and numerous film and tv...

Better together – Christmas in Nerja

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...

Alfaz Spiritual Foundation events

Alfaz Spiritual Foundation
ALFAZ SPIRITUAL FOUNDATION opens its doors to all on January 11 at 6.30pm. The service is held at the Forum Mare Nostrum, Alfaz del Pi. They hold an open circle on Tuesdays at 6.15pm where you are encouraged to explore and practice your spiritual gifts...

Twin piano duo takes to the Teulada stage

Twin piano duo takes to the Teulada stage
THE AUDITORI TEULADA MORAIRA will play host to American piano duo the Naughton twins on Thursday March 8. Highly recommended by Concerts Costa Blanca, identical twins Christina and Michelle Naughton trained at the Curtis Institute of Music and at the Juilliard School. They earned bachelor's...

Javea Bridge Club

Javea Bridge Club
Anyone interested in learning to play the fascinating game of Bridge? Javea Bridge Club are planning a beginners course starting on January 15th at 11am. The lessons will be in English and Spanish. For further information contact    966 472 158 (English) or 966 468 314 (Spanish) or email   [email protected]

Come now sing with me

Come now sing with me
MONTGO CHORALE invites anyone and everyone who loves to sing to ‘come and sing’ with them at their open evening next Monday January 8. The open evening will run from 6.45pm to 8.45pm at the Social Centre in Teulada, the idea being to give potential...

Church helps needy families

Church helps needy families
THE congregation of the Anglican Church in Albir collected grocery items for the Alfaz Food Bank in the run up to Christmas. The staff at the Voluntariado Social de L´Alfas del Pi helped Elaine and Hazel unload the car last week and expressed their greatest...

Calpe U3A table tennis group

Calpe U3A table tennis group
THE Table Tennis Group is run by Alan Lawton and Mike Rodgers and meets Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9.30am to 12.30pm at Calpe Sports centre. The Table Tennis group has a good mix of ladies and men; beginners and experienced and not only British...

Careline Theatre – Robin Hood – The Panto

Robin Hood – The Panto
CARELINE THEATRE'S Robin Hood – The Panto, directed by Marian Carter, has all the ingredients of the classic panto, with The Babes In The Wood as the twist in the tale. It is written by Peter Denyer who is one of the “most produced...

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All change for euro notes in Spain

THE European Central Bank (ECB) has unveiled the new €100 and €200 banknotes, which will enter into circulation on May 28, 2019. After the...

Celebrity Chef Steve Saunder’s hosts dream wedding do

THIS WEEK Celebrity Chef from Ready Steady Cook & Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala asks Michele to...

New proposal to scrap the inheritance tax in Spain

SPAIN’S centre-right party Ciudadanos (C’s) has announced proposals for a zero rate of inheritance tax.  They have asked the PSOE Government to scrap the...

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All change for euro notes in Spain

THE European Central Bank (ECB) has unveiled the new €100 and €200 banknotes, which will enter into circulation on May 28, 2019. After the...

New proposal to scrap the inheritance tax in Spain

SPAIN’S centre-right party Ciudadanos (C’s) has announced proposals for a zero rate of inheritance tax.  They have asked the PSOE Government to scrap the...

Aid for those who need it most in Costa Blanca municipality

SAN VICENTE del Raspeig Council has announced that it plans to allocate €150,000 towards paying housing costs for disadvantaged families in the municipality. According to...

Yes, the Spanish do stay in Benidorm!

EVERY year, many thousands of Spanish pensioners visit the Costa Blanca thanks to the State sponsored IMERSO project...although this year it’s going to cost...

Burn out on the Costa Blanca

FIREFIGHTERS had to remove three butane gas cylinders that were in imminent danger of exploding when a motor home caught fire. They were called to...

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

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...

Mother and child trapped in car wreckage on the Costa Blanca

A WOMAN and her five-year-old child were left trapped in a car after an accident in Albufereta. Just after 8am on Monday morning a car...

Migrant death toll rises in Spain

ALMOST three times the number of people died trying to reach Spain during the first half of 2018, with 318 deaths recorded. Between January and...

‘Home alone’ dad arrested after abandoning kids to go to the beach

A FATHER has been arrested in Valencia after leaving his two children ‘home alone’ so he could go to the beach.  The incident might...

‘Frightening’ tornados strike the Costa Blanca

PEOPLE from across the Vega Baja area and the southern Costa Blanca witnessed spectacular weather phenomena as a tornado made its way across Guardamar...