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San Javier Airport is now looking to the future with rather more confidence than of late

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AIRPORT BOOST FROM DIRECTOR GENERAL OF CIVIL AVIATION

Kevin Reardon / 2014-04-13 18:02:47

As Ryanair adds another route to its Murcia - San Javier catalogue, twice weekly flights to and from the Dutch city of Eindhoven, we seem to be none the wiser about the long term future of the Costa&r...

Oriol Romeu brings the ball away through midfield

Sport » Soccer » Elche CF

PENALTY MISS COSTS ELCHE DEARLY!

John McGregor / 2014-04-13 19:07:25

Valencia   2    Elche   1  Earlier in the season Elche were played off their own park by neighbours Valencia, but somehow won 2 – 1. This result was reve...

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RECORD TEMPERATURES RECORDED IN VALENCIA

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-19 17:54:41

RECORD TEMPERATURES RECORDED IN VALENCIA

Temperatures in the city of Valencia peaked at 33 degrees centigrade on Saturday, the highest temperature on record for April since 1980, according to the national meteorological office, AEMET. Other...

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ALCALÁ DEL JÚCAR CELEBRATES ITS 650TH BIRTHDAY PARTY WITH A MEDIEVAL MARKET

Contributor / 2014-04-18 14:02:06

Plaza de Toros

Alcalá del Jucar was given official recognition as an independent village on 18 April 1364.  Now, 650 years later, the village holds a Medieval Market on 17 to 20 April, with medieval mins...

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NUMBER PLATE CHECKS TAKING PLACE

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-16 21:00:26

NUMBER PLATE CHECKS TAKING PLACE

The Guardia Civil traffic department has launched a mini campaign to check number plates on vehicles, paying particular attention to ensuring that the details of the registration are clearly visible i...

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SPAIN UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES STILL PAINT BLEAK PICTURE

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-16 17:08:48

SPAIN UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES STILL PAINT BLEAK PICTURE

Although the announcements by the Spanish government are insistent on pointing out how the country is well on its way out of recession, the picture is still a bleak on when it comes to unemployment fi...

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LIFELESS BODY OF A WOMAN FOUND IN TORREVIEJA FIRE

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-16 13:37:40

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Fire fighters from the Provincial Fire Consortium of Alicante found the lifeless body of a woman whilst extinguishing a blaze in an apartment in Torrevieja on Wednesday. Two fire crews attended the i...

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PEGASUS TWO TAKES TO THE AIR FOR EASTER

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-15 20:58:12

PEGASUS TWO TAKES TO THE AIR FOR EASTER

As many people across Spain are celebrating the Easter holiday, the DGT traffic department will have their own celebrations, as they have just launched a second Pegasus equipped helicopter which will ...

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THIRTY THOUSAND DRIVERS CAUGHT SPEEDING

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-15 20:56:46

THIRTY THOUSAND DRIVERS CAUGHT SPEEDING

During the week-long clamp down on speeding on Spain´s roads, the traffic police checked nearly a million vehicles, half of which were on conventional roads, and reported a staggering 30,000 dri...

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CHILD CYCLIST KILLED IN LO PAGAN

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-15 19:40:30

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A child, believed to be just 14 years of age, died on Tuesday after being hit while a riding a bike in the Lo Pagán area of San Pedro del Pinatar. According to the emergency coordination centr...

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EASTER TRAFFIC FLOW STEPS UP ON WEDNESDAY

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-15 16:20:54

The busiest times on the roads

Phase 2 of the special road operation connected with the Easter holidays is set to begin at lunchtime on Wednesday, when more inland based drivers are set to head towards the coastal zone for the East...

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ALICANTE REMAINS TOP FOR FOREIGN PROPERTY BUYERS

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-15 15:54:52

ALICANTE REMAINS TOP FOR FOREIGN PROPERTY BUYERS

Foreign investors in Valencia bought 16,619 Spanish properties last year, representing an increase of 17% over 2012, with a value of 1.7 billion euro, an 11% increase on the previous year. The data r...

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POLICE BREAK UP CAR HIRE SCAM GANG

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-15 15:41:56

POLICE BREAK UP CAR HIRE SCAM GANG

Officers from the National Police have prevented a “large-scale” scam in which a group intended to target car hire companies in Spain, arresting 24 members of an organization criminal grou...

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SUICIDAL MAN REQUESTS DONOR CARD FIRST

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-15 06:55:26

Hospital La Fe de Valencia

A man committed suicide on Monday at the Hospital La Fe de Valencia, minutes after requesting an organ donor card. The man entered the transplant coordination centre at the hospital in order to donat...

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ANOTHER FATAL CRASH ON THE N-332 AT TORREVIEJA

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-14 19:17:14

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Three people have been killed in a car crash on the N-332 main road near Torrevieja on Monday evening. An investigation has been launched by the Guardia Civil to ascertain the circumstances surroundi...

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NO PLANS TO INCREASE ALCOHOL AGE

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-13 21:42:11

NO PLANS TO INCREASE ALCOHOL AGE

The Spanish government´s drug tsar, Francisco Babín, has this week said that there are no plans to raise the current legal age limit for alcohol consumption, despite the increased concern...

Features » Health and Beauty

EVERY SUPERHERO NEEDS A SUPERPARTNER

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-13 21:37:35

María Jesús Delgado, the president of the Spanish Parkinson´s Federation

As World Parkinson's Day was commemorated on the 11th of April, new data reveals that about 150,000 people in Spain are affected by the condition, with around 10,000 new cases each year, making it the...

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PREPARED FOR AN INFLUX OF TOURISTS AND OTHER ORIHUELA NEWS

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-13 20:55:48

Pepa Ferrando

The president of the local group of the Partido Popular in Orihuela, Pepa Ferrando, has been given the 15th of May as the date in which she must appear in court facing charges of corruption in relatio...

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NEW INFORMATIVE ROAD SIGNS BEING INTRODUCED IN SPAIN

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-13 20:49:40

NEW INFORMATIVE ROAD SIGNS

In addition to the changes in laws for driving in Spain, the Ministry of Public Works has announced new road signs that will be appearing throughout the network, promising more information to drivers ...

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VUELING AGREE DEAL WITH TELEFONICA FOR ONBOARD WIFI

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-13 20:40:42

VUELING AGREE DEAL WITH TELEFONICA FOR ONBOARD WIFI

Spanish airline Vueling, part of the International Airlines Group with British Airways and Iberia, has signed an agreement with telecoms provider Telefónica, to implement a high-speed wifi serv...

Features » Charities

TREASURE HUNT WITH A TWIST OR TWO!

Contributor / 2014-04-18 14:25:44

 On Monday 21st of April YES that is Easter Monday Bar Sofia at El Ra...

Features » Charities

TABLE-TOP SALE AT LUI’S LOUNGE BAR RAISES €339

Contributor / 2014-04-18 14:23:26

The table-top sale held at Lui’s lounge at Caravan Camping, San Javi...

Sport » Watersport

TORREVIEJA SWIMMERS IN REGIONAL TIME CONTROLS

Contributor / 2014-04-18 14:21:25

This weekend was the last regional league time controls for the younger sw...

Features » Charities

CHARITY EVENT AT VILLAMARTIN PLAZA

Contributor / 2014-04-18 14:15:13

On Saturday 12th Of March the business owners at the ever  popular Vi...

Sport » Golf

PEGO GOLF SOCIETY “STABLEFORD SINGLES” COMPETITION

Contributor / 2014-04-18 14:12:33

 OLIVA NOVA GOLF COURSE TUESDAY 15th of April 2014 It was a beautifu...

Features » Motoring

UNCOVER A CLASSIC CAR DISCOVERY WITH SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS

Nick Ireland / 2014-04-18 14:07:16

A collection of over 80 stunning barn finds, restoration projects as well ...

Sport » Soccer » General

MAZARRON FC 3 CD ESPARAGAL 3

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:59:41

Mazarron’s run of three successive wins came to an end against CD Es...

Features » Clubs and Societies

LIONS OFFER SUPPORT IN SAN MIGUEL

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:56:00

At the April Business meeting of the Torrevieja Costa Lions Club, the Lion...

Features » Clubs and Societies

LADIES WHO LUNCH – MEET AGAIN

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:52:50

The April meeting for Ladies who Lunch was held at Rayz Bar on El Raso. Th...

Features » Charities

LA SIESTA GS MAKE DONATION TO AECC

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:45:33

Maria Wilson attended Campoamor golf club on behalf of Maria and the Pink ...

Features » Entertainment

“HONDÓN TO HOST A CANCER CHARITY CONCERT”

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:43:56

In May, the normally sleepy village of Hondón de los Frailes in the...

Features » Charities

HELP FRIENDSHIP GROUP AT CRAZY GOLF

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:40:31

On Friday 28th March the Friendship Group of HELP Murcia Mar Menor enjoyed...

Features » Charities

FRIENDS OF THE CHILDREN OF EMAUS CHARITY LUNCH BY 3 STAR MICHELIN CHEF

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:39:10

We are very excited to announce that on Monday, May 12th, 3 Michelin Star ...

Features » Charities

THE EASY HORSE CARE RESCUE CENTRE (EHCRC) CHARITY

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:36:41

NEW CHARITY SHOP NOW OPEN IN LA MARINA URB. Situated in Avenida Londres n...

Features » Charities

CAMPOVERDE THEATRE GROUP DONATE 250€ TO REACH OUT

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:29:39

Campoverde Theatre Group were delighted to present further funds to anothe...

Features » Churches and Religion

EASY RIDER BOUND FOR MOJACAR BREAKFAST MEETING

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:19:20

Brian Borrmann was born in Eire (S. Ireland) and was brought up as a good ...

Features » Charities

3 CHARITIES - ALL FOR ONE & ONE FOR ALL

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:14:58

It is Three volunteers taking on a challenge for Three charities.  Be...

Features » Entertainment

A ST. GEORGE’S DAY CONCERT WITH CANTABILE

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:13:14

CANTABILE female voice choir are pleased to present a St. George’s D...

Sport » Soccer » CD Montesinos

MONTESINOS AND COSTA SHARE DERBY THRILLER

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:11:24

CD Montesinos 3 Orihuela Costa 3 What more could you ask for on a sunny h...

Features » Clubs and Societies

TORREVIEJA COSTA LIONS CLUB

Contributor / 2014-04-18 13:09:48

Come and join our club members on one of our " Business meeting night...

Sport » Soccer » FC Torrevieja

TORRY UNBEATEN RUN CONTINUES

Steve Hibberd / 2014-04-18 13:07:20

FC TORREVIEJA - 2     CD ACERO - 1 Another merited victory ex...

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ITV PRICE CUT IN VALENCIA

Mark Nolan / 2014-04-15 16:08:09

The government of Valencia has approved a decrease in the cost of the Insp...

Sport » Golf

QUESADA GOLF SOCIETY

Contributor / 2014-04-13 19:32:03

Last Wednesday, on a bright and sunny day, the Society played their local ...

Sport » Golf

ORBA WARBLERS GOLF SOCIETY WEDNESDAY 9TH APRIL OLIVA NOVA CHARITY DAY

Contributor / 2014-04-13 18:53:59

Confusion reigned at Oliva Nova as they had decided to turn the course aro...

Sport » Golf

RUBY’S GOLF SOCIETY

Contributor / 2014-04-13 18:51:29

This months Stapleford Trophy meeting took us to Bonalba where we were not...

Sport » Golf

PEGO GOLF SOCIETY “TEXAS SCRAMBLE ” COMPETITION

Contributor / 2014-04-13 18:45:32

OLIVA NOVA GOLF COURSE TUESDAY 08th of April 2014. It was a very dull morn...

Sport » Golf

MONTGO GOLF SOCIETY AT OLIVA NOVA

Contributor / 2014-04-13 18:41:57

Oliva Nova was the venue for the annual playing of the Founders Day Trophy...

Sport » Golf

LIME BAR GOLF SOCIETY LOS ALTOS, ORIHUELA COSTA

Contributor / 2014-04-13 18:40:03

The golf societies venue for the 9th April 2014 was held at the Vista Bell...

Sport » Golf

ALICANTE GOLF HOSTS SMGS.

Contributor / 2014-04-13 18:37:32

It's around an hour's run up the motorway to successfully navigate the tri...

Sport » Golf

ROCKETS’S GOLF SOCIETY ALENDA GOLF – 8th APRIL 2014

Ivie Davies / 2014-04-13 18:34:36

Monteforte del Cid was our destination and the well looked after course Al...

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