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SELLOUT SUCCESS FOR THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-22 17:40:50

 A really wonderful night attended by very nearly 200 people, that was the Royal British Legion BBQ, held by the Orihuela Costa Branch last Thursday evening at the Olympia Restaurant in Mil Palme...

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PEACHY PRICE

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-26 13:13:50

PEACHY PRICE

A union representing fruit farmers has described the amount offered by the European Union for compensation for sanctions against Russia as “ridiculous”. The EU has agreed to grant 29.7 mi...

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BATHER DIES IN TORREVIEJA

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-26 06:29:08

BATHER DIES IN TORREVIEJA

A man believed to be in his 70´s and on holiday in Torrevieja, died whilst bathing on a beach at Cala Ferrís, between Mar Azul and palmeral de Ferrís.  The body of the man wa...

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ANGER AT FILTHY STATE OF ORIHUELA COSTA

CLARO Press Office / 2014-08-25 18:47:14

ANGER AT FILTHY STATE OF ORIHUELA COSTA

There is widespread anger at the filthy state of Orihuela Costa.    C.L.A.RO. has never heard such strong feelings expressed.   The streets are dirty.   Litter is everywhere.  ...

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WEEKLY DIGEST - 25 AUGUST 2014

Staff Reporter / 2014-08-25 05:54:06

Elefanta Petita

 JUST A HALF According to official figures released by airport operator AENA, from the total of all foreign tourists visiting Spain, only 0.51% landed in Murcia, compared to 0.49% last year. Sup...

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A REMEMBRANCE OF BOMBING VICTIMS IN TORREVIEJA

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-24 21:25:48

A REMEMBRANCE OF BOMBING VICTIMS IN TORREVIEJA

The 25th of August marks a dark day in the history of Torrevieja, as in 1938, the city was bombed by Italian aircraft. It was a time during the Spanish Civil war, when the planes dropped 60 bombs ont...

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THE VIRTUAL NEWSPAPER IS NOW AVAILABLE

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-24 17:14:28

This week´s front page

 Issue 534 of The Leader is now available in virtual form on our dedicated website, www.virtualleader.info/issue-534-25-august-2014 All of the latest news and sports from around the area, featur...

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SEGUNDA NIGHTMARE CONTINUES FOR REAL MURCIA

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-24 15:52:57

Javier Tebas, President of the LFP

There has been much speculation this week about the future of Real Murcia, which had administrative relegation placed on it to Second Division ‘B’ for failing to meet debt and income oblig...

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IN THE BUNKER WITH MICK THE GRIP. AUGUST 2014

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:46:29

Eastlake in Atlanta

EASTLAKE G.C.  ATLANTA.   The final 30 in the FedEx playoffs will battle it out here in the Tour Championship on September 11th.    After last week’s Barclays Championship th...

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NOISE CONTRIBUTES TO DIABETES DEATHS

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-24 12:23:43

NOISE CONTRIBUTES TO DIABETES DEATHS

A report featured by the Spanish traffic department, the DGT, reveals that scientific research conducted jointly by the Carlos III Institute of Health, the Higher Council for Scientific Research and t...

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URGENT CALLS FOR DESALINATION PLANT IMPLEMENTATION

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-24 11:52:50

URGENT CALLS FOR DESALINATION PLANT IMPLEMENTATION

The PSPV socialist group of Alicante has called on Spain´s central government to implementation the desalination plants in Torrevieja and Mutxamel, in order to alleviate the urgent problems that...

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GREENS DEMAND ANSWERS TO LACK OF ACTION

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-24 11:47:47

GREENS DEMAND ANSWERS TO LACK OF ACTION

The Los Verdes green party of Torrevieja have denounced what they describe as the “passivity” of the ruling Partido Popular in taking action against returning a plot of land which had been...

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ELECTROMAR TO RETURN IN 2015

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-24 11:38:31

ELECTROMAR TO RETURN IN 2015

With an anticipated audience of 15,000 people the first year of 2012, 20,000 people in 2013 and 10,000 people in 2014, the reality being 8,000 partygoers visiting this year, the organisers of the Elec...

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PAYING THE PRICE FOR ILLEGAL FISHING

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-24 11:37:19

PAYING THE PRICE FOR ILLEGAL FISHING

The Guardia Civil in Murcia have seized a 75 kilo bluefin tuna which had been caught by a fisherman who brought it to land in the Portman area near Cartagena. This is the second time a catch has been...

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FIRE FIGHTER FIESTA THREAT

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-24 11:35:51

FIRE FIGHTER FIESTA THREAT

According to a press release from the Partido Popular of Orihuela, the municipality owes the fire consortium 64,000 euro. For this reason, the fire service will only provide emergency cover in the mu...

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HABANERAS EXPENSES QUESTIONED

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-24 11:34:37

HABANERAS

The opposition socialist group of Torrevieja have once again brought to question some of the factures authorised for payment by the councillor for finance, Joaquín Albaladejo, in reference to t...

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RESCUERS KILLED IN HELICOPTER CRASH

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-24 11:31:37

File Photo

Three officers from the Guardia Civil were killed on Sunday morning, when their helicopter crashed in the Polinosa area of Maraña, north of León. The officers were part of a mountain re...

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LADY OF ELCHE HITS THE BIG SCREENS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-22 17:46:36

The director, Paco Soto

 'Operasiones espesiales' will premiere on September 19 at about 30 cinemas across Spain. An action packed movie the plot centres around the theft of The Lady of Elche  The film was put tog...

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BLACK FLAG FOR WATER QUALITY

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-21 18:59:08

BLACK FLAG FOR WATER QUALITY

The environmental group, Ecologistas en Acción, have issued 30 “black flags” to beaches of the Valencia region, denoting areas where the minimum legal standards of water quality hav...

Sport » Golf

GOLF COSTA BLANCA NORTH ORBA WARBLERS AT LA GALIANA ON 20 AUGUST

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:58:51

Fourteen Orba Warbler members and five guests visited the picturesque La G...

Sport » Golf

TMGS MATCH REPORT – 20TH AUGUST 2014.

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:55:17

The last time we visited this course in the mountains, the wind was blowin...

Sport » Golf

MONTGO GS MEDAL AT OLIVA NOVA 22 AUGUST

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:49:43

On Friday 22nd August Montgo Golf Society played a medal competition at Ol...

Sport » Golf

LEVANTE GOLF SOCIETY

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:43:48

ONLY two Levante players got to grips with the course at Alicante Golf.&nb...

Sport » Golf

HUB SPORTS BAR GOLF SOCIETY VILLAMARTIN

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:40:19

Trevor and Alison Scammell chose “Golf and Country Club of the Year&...

Sport » Golf

GOLF, COSTA BLANCA NORTH ORBA WARBLERS

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:36:00

The Orba Warblers travelled to Alicante Golf for a Stableford Competition ...

Sport » Golf

CLARKES BAR GOLF SOCIETY

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:34:57

On a hot and sunny day we made our way to the wonderful course at La Seren...

Sport » Bowls

GREENLANDS BOWLS CLUB NEWS by Brian Hewett

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:27:44

Saturday Roll-Up.  This weeks  winner was Tony Hodges with a ha...

Sport » Golf

LAS RAMBLAS GOLF SOCIETY - REPORT FOR W/E 22 AUG 14

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:26:01

 We started the week with a Waltzer (1-2-3) with one score counting o...

Sport » Golf

LO CRISPIN GOLF SOCIETY 21 AUGUST - ALTORREAL

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:24:06

Even though it is still hot a fair few of us, 27 in all , went down to Alt...

Sport » Golf

SUCINA GOLF SOCIETY TUESDAY, 19TH AUGUST 2014

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:22:13

Our game this month was held at Las Ramblas.  A first time for us as ...

Sport » Fishing

CARP- R-US CLUB NEWS

Contributor / 2014-08-24 15:21:05

This week was the third and final qualifying round of our knock-out compet...

Sport » Soccer » General

TORREVIEJA FUTBOL SALA

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-20 13:35:55

Football Sala or Futsal is a variant of Association Football that is playe...

Sport » Tennis

XIX TORREVIEJA TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-20 13:31:48

Carlos Cuenca from Elche won the Men’s Tennis Tournament held in Tor...

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