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NO NATIONAL POLICE STATION FOR TORREVIEJA

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NO NATIONAL POLICE STATION FOR TORREVIEJA

Mark Nolan / 2014-07-27 11:39:08

The Secretary of State for Security, Francisco Martínez Vázquez, has stated that the promised building of a National Police station in Torrevieja is “not on the table”, despi...

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WEEKLY DIGEST - 28 JULY 2014

Staff Reporter / 2014-07-28 11:26:25

Horse Box Fire

SPECIAL PROTECTION The Spanish government has increased its Marine Protected Areas 20-fold with the establishment of 39 new marine protected areas. The new sites are classed as ‘Special Protect...

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SAVE CALA MOSCA

CLARO Press Office / 2014-07-28 11:11:59

SAVE CALA MOSCA

Thanks to C.L.A.R.O.’s action in bringing the future of Cala Mosca before the European Parliament, there is now another opportunity for all those who hope to save this last green area on Orihuel...

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THE VIRTUAL NEWSPAPER IS NOW AVAILABLE

Mark Nolan / 2014-07-27 17:04:57

This week´s front page

 This week´s virtual copy of The Leader newspaper is out now on our dedicated website. You can visit the newspaper direct by following this link, http://www.virtualleader.info/issue-53...

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NICOLA KUHN WINS NATIONAL TITLE

Kevin Reardon / 2014-07-27 12:27:36

In the final Kuhn beat another Torrevieja player, Carlos Sánchez Jover

 Many congratulations to Torrevieja Tennis Club’s Young German player Nicola Khun who was proclaimed National Champion last week in the Infantil (Under 14) category. The 39th National Cham...

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TORRY SHOW PROMISE IN OPENING FRIENDLIES

Steve Hibberd / 2014-07-27 11:49:15

TORRY SHOW PROMISE IN OPENING FRIENDLIES

At long last, football returned to Vicente Garcia Stadium last Saturday, when Torry hosted div 2b side Elche Ilicitano.  Only 24 hours earlier, they had embarked on an opening warm up match, comp...

Features » Special Events

INSTAGRAM RETURNS TO TORREVIEJA IN SEPTEMBER

Mark Nolan / 2014-07-27 11:44:16

INSTAGRAM RETURNS TO TORREVIEJA IN SEPTEMBER

In September, Torrevieja will once again play host to a photographic gallery like no other, as the mobile phone event MOWO is celebrated for the third year. The event has been launched this week with...

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TRAFFIC COPS TO GET STREAMLINED FINES PROCESS

Mark Nolan / 2014-07-27 11:43:19

TRAFFIC COPS TO GET STREAMLINED FINES PROCESS

The Directorate General of Traffic in Spain, the DGT, has submitted a contract to public tender to provide the equipment and software to assist the Guardia Civil traffic department to deal with fines,...

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TORREVIEJA TRANSPORT LINKS STILL NO CLEARER

Mark Nolan / 2014-07-27 11:40:51

The Secretary General of the Partido Popular in Valencia, Isabel Bonig

The Secretary General of the Partido Popular in Valencia, Isabel Bonig, was asked questions relating to the transport network of Torrevieja during a visit to the city´s Habaneras musical event t...

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‘MIKE PROBERT TALKS GOLF - (Sponsored by Costa Blanca Green Fee Services).

Mike Probert / 2014-07-26 15:36:54

Leader Green Fees 29 July 2014

Here on the Costa’s golf is one of the biggest leisure time activities for both tourists and resident alike and with this in mind we have secured the services of Mike Probert of Costa Blanca Gre...

Features » Book Reviews

THE HISTORY OF SAN MIGUEL

Contributor / 2014-07-26 15:08:37

The authors with Carlos Peréz Campillo of Bar Alegría and Fina

San Miguel de Salinas - History, Recollections, Customs & Facts. Peter Little and David Hardy, long time residents of San Miguel de Salinas, have published a book on the history of the village, e...

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FIRST CHARITY SHOP TO OPEN IN GRAN ALACANT TO SUPPORT RESCUED HORSES

Press Release / 2014-07-26 15:01:18

EHCRC KATE WITH NEW VAN

The Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre has opened its brand new Gran Alacant charity store next week, offering good quality second hand furniture, clothing and other items to residents of the urbanisation ...

Features » Clubs and Societies

AN RBL SUMMER IN HONDON

Contributor / 2014-07-26 14:57:34

Peggy Wyatt, District Vice Chairman, Marilyn Rogers, Benidorm and District Branch, Nigel Hails, District Chairman and Pamela Dawson Tasker, BEM, Chairman, Benidorm and District Branch.

We recently saw the occasion of a District summer BBQ, organised by the District Chairman, Nigel Hails.  It was held in Hondón de los Frailes and six local Branches attended as well a...

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SAN MIGUEL’S MAYOR EVICTS TRADE UNION FROM ITS LOCAL OFFICE.

Contributor / 2014-07-26 14:31:39

The eviction of officials from the CCOO

The Neighbours Association "San Miguel Archangel" qualifies the eviction of the C.C.O.O., Spain’s largest Trade Union, from its official office in The Social Centre of San Miguel de Sa...

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TWELVE SWIMMERS DIE IN THE LAST FOUR MONTHS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-07-26 14:26:29

Rescuers recovering a body from the sea

 Calls for caution have once again been made to swimmers and bathers as the use of pools and beaches dramatically increases during the summer months. As tourists continue to flock into the area t...

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EMPLOYERS AND UNIONS CALL OFF FOOTWEAR STRIKE

Kevin Reardon / 2014-07-26 14:24:30

Workers at a shoe factory in Torrellano.

Unions and management reached agreement last week enabling them to call of the 3 day strike by footwear workers scheduled for the 24, 25 and 31 July. The collective agreement was ratified in Madrid. ...

Features » Twitters from Spain

LA GOMERA - THE ENCHANTED ISLAND

Barrie Mahoney / 2014-07-26 14:20:36

There is something unique about this island

As part of my on-going love affair with the Canary Islands for my writing, as well as continually updating ‘The Canary Islander website’, I visit each of the islands regularly. It was rece...

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SUPREME COURT REINSTATES 165 DOCTORS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-07-26 14:19:22

Rafael Cantó, President of the CSIF, said that the ruling actually affects about a thousand professionals in the Region

 The Supreme Court has overturned the decision made by the Valencian Department of Health insisting that health workers retire when they reach the age of 65. The ruling says that the Department w...

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COLUMBIAN FLEES ALMORADI TO AVOID JAIL

Kevin Reardon / 2014-07-26 14:17:31

The ‘Stop Accidentes’ spokeswoman, Ana Novella told the press that  the motorcyclist has fled to Colombia about 2 weeks ago.

The pressure group ‘Stop Accidentes’ said on Monday that a man who had been sentenced to 2 years and 6 months in prison for killing a baby in Almoradi, in 2007, following a traffic acciden...

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ANOTHER WIN FOR RAYO VALLECANO AT PINATAR ARENA

Kevin Reardon / 2014-07-27 12:40:56

 Rayo Vallecano 3-1 FC CARTAGENA  Rayo Vallecano's beat Cartage...

Sport » Golf

THE MOJO CUP - MONTGO GS

Contributor / 2014-07-27 12:39:07

 Montgo Golf Society’s  annual playing of the MoJo Cup too...

Sport » Golf

LA MARINA GOLF SOCIETY @ ALENDA

Contributor / 2014-07-27 12:35:58

An early start at Alenda on Thursday but most of us had rubbed the sleep f...

Sport » Soccer » General

LOS AMIGOS DE MAZARRON FC

Contributor / 2014-07-27 12:32:20

 Los Amigos de Mazarron FC weekly meetings resume on Thursday 7th Aug...

Sport » Golf

THE ORANGE TREE GOLF SOCIETY @ SAURINES ON TUESDAY 22ND JULY 2014

Contributor / 2014-07-27 12:29:39

 This very friendly golf society once again gathered at the Orange Tr...

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ROCKETS’S GOLF SOCIETY ALICANTE GOLF – STABLEFORD

Ivie Davies / 2014-07-27 12:17:17

Summer has come with a vengeance totally different from when we came earli...

Sport » Golf

RUBY’S GOLF SOCIETY

Contributor / 2014-07-27 12:15:04

 Good numbers turned out for our sponsored monthly stapleford trophy ...

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18TH ANNUAL RUGBY SAN JUAN BEACH 7’S

Contributor / 2014-07-27 12:09:58

 This coming weekend, 2 August we have the 18th annual San Juan beach...

Sport » Watersport

SAMM SPRING SERIES 2014 FINAL RESULTS

Contributor / 2014-07-27 12:07:22

The SAMM Spring Series 2014 is finally over, longer than normal with 8 day...

Sport » Golf

SMGS's MONTHLY TRIP TO LA FINCA.

Contributor / 2014-07-27 12:03:32

I think the soaring temperature & our slightly later than usual tee ti...

Sport » Golf

TMGS MATCH REPORT 23RD JULY 2014 – VILLAMARTIN.

Contributor / 2014-07-27 12:00:42

 On this day in history Bonnie Prince Charlie lands at Eriskay in the...

Sport » Watersport

CLUB NATACION TORREVIEJA WIN 3 TROPHIES IN X TRAVESIA PUERTO DE LA TORRE.

Contributor / 2014-07-26 15:33:27

Sunday 20th July saw 524 swimmer with an age range from 5 to 84 yrs gather...

Sport » Golf

SHIP HISPANIOLA GOLF SOCIETY

Mike Probert / 2014-07-26 15:17:43

In association with Costa Blanca Green Fee Services at La Finca on Monday ...

Sport » Fishing

CARP-R-US-NEWS

Contributor / 2014-07-26 15:16:37

Thursday July 24th was the date of the Summer Cup match which was fished a...

Sport » Golf

CLARKES BAR GOLF SOCIETY

Contributor / 2014-07-26 15:15:52

This week we ventured to a new course for most of us, the Seve designed Al...

Sport » Golf

LEVANTE GOLF AT ALICANTE

Contributor / 2014-07-26 15:13:45

SLOW-PACED greens at Alicante Golf seem to be the norm these days, which i...

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URGENT PLEA FROM HAH

Contributor / 2014-07-26 15:05:26

The hot weather is here, and so many of our volunteers are having a break ...

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REAL CLUB DE GOLF CAMPOAMOR 23RD ANNIVERSARY COMPETITION

Kevin Reardon / 2014-07-26 14:53:44

The Real Club de Golf Campoamor is going to celebrate its 23rd Aniversary ...

Features » Animals and Pets

ANIMAL AID ASSOCIATION

Contributor / 2014-07-26 14:50:39

 TOMY is a cute Yorkie, approximately 6 years old who arrived in a te...

Sport » Golf

CLAPTONS GOLF SOCIETY CAPTAIN’S DAY

Contributor / 2014-07-26 14:36:49

BONALBA GOLF & SPA FRIDAY 18TH JULY This was a much awaited 2014 Ca...

Features » Clubs and Societies

ACTORS STUDIO DONATION

Contributor / 2014-07-26 14:28:33

 The Actors Studio were pleased to be able to donate 6oo Euros to the...

Sport » Bowls

COUNTRY BOWLS REPORT 25 JULY

Contributor / 2014-07-26 12:51:03

The final game of the season saw the Badgers travel the relatively short j...

Sport » Golf

EL PLANTIO 2 GS

Contributor / 2014-07-26 12:49:26

A healthy attendance of 21 people, including 5 guests turned out for El Pl...

Sport » Bowls

EL RANCHO BOWLS CLUB

Contributor / 2014-07-26 12:48:37

Friday saw the final fixture of the league, at San Luis against The Hercul...

Sport » Bowls

EMERALD ISLE BOWLS CLUB

Contributor / 2014-07-26 12:47:49

Friday 18th July.  Not the best day @ the office for our two teams. &...

Sport » Bowls

GREENLANDS BOWLS CLUB NEWS

Contributor / 2014-07-26 12:46:50

SABA Hurricane League. Team Glosters were far away this week, all the way...

Sport » Bowls

HORADADA BOWLS CLUB

Contributor / 2014-07-26 12:45:58

We have now broken up for the summer so this will be the last report for a...

Sport » Golf

BULL FLANAGAN GOLF SOCIETY JULY MATCH REPORT

Contributor / 2014-07-26 12:44:23

For their July meeting 30 members of the Bull Flanagan Golf Society headed...

Sport » Bowls

LA SIESTA BOWLS REPORT

Contributor / 2014-07-26 12:43:33

SABA Hurricane and Harrier Division 25th July The Wasps played their last...

Sport » Golf

LAS RAMBLAS GOLF SOCIETY -REPORT FOR W/E 25 JUL 14

Contributor / 2014-07-26 12:42:45

We started the week off with a best 2 of 4 with all scores counting on the...

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