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Appeal to Help Nepal

THE Nepal earthquake that has taken more than 6,600 lives and devastated large areas of the country is very much on the minds of the Costa Blanca's Nepali population. The Himalaya Tandoori in Moraira is staffed by Nepalese, all of whom have been affected by the catastrophe.Chef Thapa and his…

Discover the world of wine

THE Department of Agriculture in Javea has organised a thematic trip to Jalon on Friday May 8 which will include a tour of the wine museum entitled the ‘Legacy of Bacchus’.Guests will also enjoy a session of wine tasting hosted by Jaume Giner.The trip costs only €7. For more details…

Happy to HELP Denia and Marina Alta

THE HELP charity, started in 1978, provides medical support and health related assistance to anyone who needs it, with over 400 volunteers.Today there are 40 special beds for terminally ill patients and 20 beds for loan at home. Help offers respite through residential care.Fashion Show and Charity GolfThe Euro Weekly…

Vince Heckman - Fighting other peoples’ corners…

BOXING personality Vince Heckman and former Welterweight Champion John H Stracey made headlines at the MABS Spring Ball on Saturday April 25 as they auctioned boxing history, helping to raise a pocket-busting €5,000 in cash for MABS. Vince is no stranger to fund-raising and he is well known for his…

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Marina Alta Mountain Marathon

GATA DE GORGOS is hosting the tenth annual Marina Alta Mountain Marathon on Saturday May 2.The event, organised by the Speleological Group Gata in collaboration with the Department of Sport, will cover more than 42 kilometres. Many local sporting groups are taking part as well as eager individuals.The route, which…

MayDay traffic

THE May Day bank holiday traffic operation is underway.According to the General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) in the province of Valencia an estimated 1,150,000 vehicles are expected to be on the roads from today (Thursday April 30) with around 900,000 in Alicante province and in the province of Castellon around…

Quick fire in Javea

THE peace of the early afternoon in Javea on Thursday was shattered by the sound of wailing sirens and the overhead drone of a helicopter when fire broke out in scrubland between two villas on the upper slopes of Calle Mar de Noruega, Urbanisation Rafalet, not far from Javea Golf…

Camper park forced to close

THE Orange Grove Camper Park in Albir has been ordered to close after three years despite a running battle with the local council and its nearest neighbours to stay open, confirmed Orange Grove owner, Birmingham expat Michelle Baker. Michelle said: “In the end it was a discrepancy over the size…

The Guardia Civil breaks up illegal arms network

THE Guardia Civil has dismantled a network of arms trafficking, seizing 99 firearms and more than 21,000 cartridges, one of the largest seizures of ammunition made in Spain. The Taronja Operation was part of PICAF, a comprehensive plan for the control of small firearms, targeted at breaking up operations that…

Costa Blanca's Got Talent - Nicolle York crowned winner

TEENAGER Nicolle York has been crowned winner of Costa Blanca's Got Talent. The talent competition at the Emerald Isle, La Florida, has been running since January and attracted dozens of entrants from across the Costa Blanca with a range of talents. The singers and musicians in the semi-finals were given…

Open air classes

STUDENTS of the Municipal School of Painting in Finestrat took their easels, paints and canvas out of the classroom and into the open, to the foot of the scenic Puig Campana mountain range – a first for the class.Tutor Gemma Llinares said the aim was to bring the painter closer…

Hate crime arrests in Benidorm

THE National Police have made four arrests - two in Benidorm, one in Ponteverde, Galicia and another in Madrid - for inciting violence against people with disabilities. The four suspects are accused of composing, performing and publishing offensive, discriminatory and xenophobic statements and were aged between 21 and 37. However,…

 


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