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How To Improve Your Golf Game

Golf is a tricky sport but can also be a lot of fun if you’re good at it and can hit the ball well....

3,000 euros fine plan – as alarm rings on tiger mosquitoes’...

By Andrew Atkinson The Valencia Government is placing a tiger mosquito alert - in the wake of increasing problems - despite actions taken in recent...

La Zenia reputation severely damaged by major sewage spill

Things were getting back to normal on Friday morning following the rupture of a pipe in an Orihuela Costa Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) that...

Spanish police arrest trader linked to horse meat scandal

Spanish police have arrested one of the alleged ringleaders of the 2013 horse meat scandal. Guardia Civil detained Dutchman Jan Fasen in Calpe, Alicante last...

“JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS” ON MOJÁCAR’S BEACHES

To ensure beach safety on Mojácar’s beautiful award winning Blue Flag beaches that also come with their SICTED quality guarantee, the local Council have...

La Zenia holidaymakers appalled as raw sewage reaches blue flag beach

Councillors from the Orihuela Ayuntamiento were blaming a sewage plant close to Lomas de Cabo Roig for a sewage spill that saw thousands of...

Samaritans in Spain – Dawn’s story

Dawn, 35, called Samaritans when she was forced to leave her job due to illness. "I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and had to leave...

Local doctors attending up to 32 patients per day

Health centres in the Alicante province currently bear the greatest care burden in the Community According to the latest report of the Economic and Social...

Orihuela Costa now has four adapted beaches

On Monday the Councillor for Beaches, Ramón López, has visited the beaches of Orihuela that have accessible bathing areas for people with reduced mobility....

Medical negligence: What to do when it affects you

When you seek medical attention, you expect to be looked after. What you don’t expect is any form of medical negligence to affect you. It’s...

Cs demands more ambulances for Torrevieja Hospital

"We need more ambulances at the Hospital de Torrevieja, which only has 15 or 16 vehicles to serve a population close to half a...

Betting Companies Promise €60m to Support Addicts 

UK gambling companies have decided to contribute more funds to problem gambling treatment. Four gambling providers, Paddy Power Betfair, Skybet, Bet 365 and William...

Waiting lists average 93 days to undergo an operation in Spain

In 2002, the number of patients on the surgical waiting list stood at 9.8 per thousand inhabitants, a rate that has risen to 12.7...

Eye Health Advice for Grandparents

Grandparents are taking a more and more active role in caring for their grandchildren and offer so much love, support and help for their...

Top sports physiotherapist Enrique Martinez Ruiz at San Miguel summer campus

Leading sports physiotherapist Enrique Martinez Ruiz gave an insight into his career during a visit to the San Miguel summer campus - having treated...

Cycling: Is it dangerous?

Cycling – it’s gaining in popularity, with the number of miles cycled in 2017 some 54% higher than in 2002. Cycling certainly has environmental...

Why You Should Turn THC Concentrates Into E-Liquid Using Terpenes

Cannabis is a unique plant. With numerous researches, doctors have found so many benefits within the plant. That means it does not carry psychoactive...

Effects of heatwave see Hospital emergency rooms overloaded

The UGT hospital workers union has warned that the effects of the current heatwave are causing problems in hospitals across the province, singling out...

Pharmacies warn of drug shortages

Pharmacies in the Valencian region are warning that approximately 600 commonly used drugs are no longer available through their outlets, an increase of more...

Exogenous Ketone Supplements: Everything you Need to Know

The ketogenic diet is a popular low-carb, high-fat method of weight loss. The goal of the keto diet is to get your body in...

How To Watch All Live UK Football On TV In Costa...

When it comes to sports, nothing compares to football –– or soccer as the Americans call it. It’s by far the most popular sport...

SAMARITANS IN SPAIN – DEPRESSION

The following is a true story (name changed).  Do you identify with these thoughts? ‘The change in you that is brought about by depression...

8 Ways to Build Strong Muscles You’ve Always Wanted 

If you're the ambitious guy who respects the gut feeling and dreams of building those stronger muscles, getting in shape and having an attractive...

Quirónsalud participates in the Euromelanoma Campaign

Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia and Centro Médico Quirónsalud Alicante are collaborating with the Euromelanoma Campaign, providing free mole examinations from June 25 to 28 in Valencia, and June 26 to 28 in Alicante. Those interested in undergoing these examinations must request a prior appointment at 960 019 852 in the case of the Valencia hospital centre, …

Dedicated to protecting sight

Opticians from Javea and Calpe visit the Melvin Jones glasses recycling centre As part of their commitment to improving lives through better eyesight, Specsavers Ópticas...

Cycling in Orihuela: 15 routes for all levels

The municipality of Orihuela offers endless possibilities for bicycle lovers and now the Department of Tourism has launched a guide showing 15 cycle routes...

SAMU ambulances stop covering emergencies in rural areas

Ambulances from the Urgent Medical Care Service (SAMU) will no longer respond to urgent calls from rural areas that it considers are difficult to...

What should be part of your fitness routine?

There are four types of fitness: Cardiovascular fitness, Anaerobic fitness, Joint flexibility, and Muscular strength and endurance. Ideally, you should be including an exercise modality...

Torrevieja Brits Arrested in Drugs Find

Officers from the Guardia Civil working at Alicante-Elche Airport have arrested two people on the suspicion of offences against public health, after intercepting a massive amount of drugs. The officers became aware of a shipment in January which was sent from Ireland to Torrevieja, via the airport. This shipment contained 5,640 zopiclone tablets; a medicine …

Over a hundred people treated in Elche for meningitis

A two and a half year old child enrolled in a nursery in Elche remains hospitalized in a European country where he is suffering...

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