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WEEKLY DIGEST - 1 SEPTEMBER 2014

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WEEKLY DIGEST - 1 SEPTEMBER 2014

Staff Reporter / 2014-08-31 22:02:38

LAND AHOY The Cartagena based yacht 'Carmen' skippered by Joseph Coello claimed victory on handicap  in the 50th edition of the Cruise from Torrevieja to Cabo Roig in which twenty boats took par...

Campoamor tennis runs all year, with 3 social doubles sessions an adult group coaching session, holiday junior sessions and individual coaching on a weekly basis

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CAMPOAMOR TENNIS - END OF SEASON TOURNAMENT

Contributor / 2014-08-31 14:13:20

To mark the end of a busy summer of tennis at the Campoamor golf club, an American tournament was held, incorporating many of the summer tennis visitors. After 3 hours of competitive and social tenni...

One of the bodies being removed

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MAN KILLS WIFE BEFORE SLITTING OWN THROAT

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-31 14:07:07

 A 90 year old man fatally stabbed his 86 year old wife on Monday in El Campello before committing suicide by slitting his own throat with the same kitchen knife that he had used to kill his wife...

Councillor Jeff Wiszniewski

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"ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE"

Contributor / 2014-08-31 14:05:04

On Wednesday the 3rd of September, Councillor Jeff Wiszniewski and Samantha Hull, from the Office for the Urbanisations, San Fulgencio, will be doing the “Ice Bucket Challenge” at the mini...

The visit to La Mata park

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CUTTING OF LA MATA GRAPE CROP

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-31 14:00:12

Last Wednesday morning, the mayor of Torrevieja, Eduardo Dolon, accompanied by the Valencian Minister of the Environment, Salome Pradas, the mayor of Guardamar, Carmen Verdú, Curator of the Nat...

One of the four species of Avocet feeding in the lagoon of La Mata

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FLAMINGO NUMBERS INCREASE IN LA MATA

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-31 13:58:33

The natural Wildlife Park of the Lagunas de La Mata-Torrevieja has so far welcomed over 1,000 flamingos this year breaking its own record for the nesting birds. The figure was confirmed by the Depart...

Packed with a multitude of subjects

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NEW GUIDE TO SPAIN IN ENGLISH

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-31 13:54:12

A new guide with legal information about holidaying, residing and working in Spain has now been published by the Diputacion Alicante. Packed with a multitude of subjects, a lot of which is especially...

The number of pensions that are currently being claimed in Valencia stands at 939,613

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AVERAGE ALICANTE PENSION IS 759 EUROS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-31 13:52:09

 If you have ever wondered about pensions in Spain, and how they compare to those that many of us are in receipt of from the UK, Ireland and elsewhere, then this article may answer some of your q...

Torry showing off their new strip

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CARRASCO MISSED PENALTY PROVES COSTLY

Steve Hibberd / 2014-08-31 13:47:50

CD UTIEL - 0    CD TORREVIEJA - 0 Following on from their superb opening day div 3 win over Saguntino, Torry head coach Galiana took all his 23 man squad up to the picturesque setting of Ut...

The subject of the photograph should be appropriate to the Third Age.

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PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION FOR TORREVIEJA PENSIONERS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-31 11:55:46

Torrevieja Councillor for the Third Age, Inmaculada Montesinos said that entry is now open for the 2nd Photographic Competition which is open to individuals aged 65 years or older who are and register...

On his election Lancharro said that

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NEW GENERATION FOR HORADADA

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-31 11:53:52

Local Campaigners ‘New Generations’ selected their new Executive Committee last week appointing Rufino Lancharro as president. Based in Pilar de la Horadada, the group attempts to find so...

Benidorm has once again come out tops as the fastest growing destination among British holidaymakers

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BENIDORM CONTINUES TO DRAW BRITS

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-31 11:47:16

Benidorm has once again come out tops as the fastest growing destination among British holidaymakers wanting to get away for their summer break. This is reflected in a study by the Spain Tourist Boar...

Home games this season will be played at the Estadio Jose Barnes, which is in the centre of Murcia and games are usually played on a Sunday afternoon.

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CAP CIUDAD DE MURCIA - FOOTBALL REVOLUTION

Contributor / 2014-08-31 11:42:09

Shareholder and International Liaison Rep. for CAP Ciudad de Murcia, Tony Higgins, explains about the football revolution that is happening in the city of Murcia. Ciudad de Murcia aren’t an old...

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NEW HOMES INCREASINGLY DESERTED AND ABANDONED

Kevin Reardon / 2014-08-31 11:24:43

As thousands of abandoned homes lie empty and deserted across the Vega Baja region thieves are stripping them bare, returning to the sites time and time again, taking everything of value they can poss...

AECC CLOSE CHILDRENS CANCER CENTRE

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AECC CLOSE CHILDRENS CANCER CENTRE

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-31 11:15:06

A cancer care centre, specifically designed to treat children in the Valencia region, has closed down, with the closest centre now, the only one remaining, being in Madrid. Since opening in the year ...

COUNCILLOR HITS BACK AT FILTHY STREETS CLAIM

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COUNCILLOR HITS BACK AT FILTHY STREETS CLAIM

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-31 11:13:43

The councillor for the coast of Orihuela, Martina Scheurer of the Los Verdes green party, has hit back this week over allegations made by Bob Houliston of the CLARO political group, that the streets o...

COMPLAINTS OVER STRAY CAT DEATHS

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COMPLAINTS OVER STRAY CAT DEATHS

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-31 11:09:21

A neighbourhood association who care for cats in the Alicante town of El Campello has reported the suspect poisoning of a colony of cats to the environmental arm of the Guardia Civil, SEPRONA. The ca...

Leader Green Fees 1 Sept 2014

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‘Mike Probert talks Golf (Sponsored by Costa Blanca Green Fee Services).

Mike Probert / 2014-08-31 11:08:36

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...

BACK TO SCHOOL COST EXCEEDS 700 EURO

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BACK TO SCHOOL COST EXCEEDS 700 EURO

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-31 11:06:56

As Spanish children begin the joyful preparation to return to school this week, an association representing parents in Valencia has calculated that the cost of going back to school this year is 716 eu...

HEALTH OUTREACH HELPS THOUSANDS

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HEALTH OUTREACH HELPS THOUSANDS

Mark Nolan / 2014-08-31 11:04:58

During their visits to shopping centres around both Torrevieja and the Orihuela Costa, nursing staff from the Torrevieja health department have given helpful advice to more than 12,000 people. The tr...

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