Saturday, 01 October 2016

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Helping hand for needy

ONE HUNDRED litres of milk has been donated to the NGO ‘Reach Out’ in Torrevieja. Councillor for Social Welfare, Africa Celdran, made the delivery to Jacinto Ares Rodriguez, and charity president Elizabeth Thompson, at the Terraza bar, on behalf of the participants of the first darts tournament of Torrevieja. “The…

Walking football on the Costa Blanca

THE San Miguel Strollers Walking Football Team are considering forming a friendly league, to be played on a home and away basis. Should you wish to put your club forward to join this friendly, non-profit league please contact in the first instance Bill Whitehouse by email on [email protected] If you…

El Alto La Dolores raises another €1,000

This month’s charity fund-raising night at the restaurant was another great success. Red Strokes provided entertainment and had the dance floor full from the start. They were also dancing between the tables and outside! Once again, patrons dug deep and helped raise €1,005 for The Children’s Care Home in Elche.…

Council plans to reopen aquarium

PLANS to reopen the Plaza Nueva Aquarium in Alicante City have been criticised by conservation organisation Ecologists in Action. They issued a critical report on environmental consequences it may have for the marine fauna in the aquarium. After studying the project, they said the City would be violating the state…

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SEPRONA assesses build up of waste

THE Popular Party (PP) of Almoradi has denounced the existence of a large waste dump in the village of Heredades. Echoing complaints from residents, the PP noted there is an accumulation of rubbish on the rural road that runs parallel to the CV-91 towards Daya Nueva. Councillor Miguel Gascon said…

British man accused of sexual abuse in 1990s arrested in Alicante

NATIONAL POLICE investigators on the Costa Blanca have arrested an unnamed British man wanted by authorities in Newcastle-upon-Tyne over a case of sexual abuse against two minors. The sex crimes were first reported over twenty years ago, after the suspect allegedly abused a child repeatedly between October 1994 and spring…

Accessible app for Elche parking

ACCESSIBILITY issues are still one of the main complaints made by those with disabilities, in the urban environment they are faced with struggling to find lowered curbs, ramps, public bathrooms adapted for people in wheelchairs, and disabled parking spots. But now, a group of friends and students from Elche’s Miguel…

Young blood for the council team

SAN FULGENCIO is due to welcome a new councillor to the government team, headed by Mayor Carlos Ramirez of the Popular Party (PP). The appointment of 25-year-old Joel Noche, has been the talk of the town as Joel is a member of the opposition UPyD party. The situation is somewhat…

Showing compassion

A PROVINCIAL grant of almost 14,500 euros is being used to castrate cats in Torrevieja. Volunteers from Project CES (Catch, Neuter, Release), have begun this week to collect some of the hundreds of stray cats in the city, which will be taken to seven clinics authorised by the College of…

Police arrest sex ring six

Six members of a criminal gang have been arrested accused of sexually exploiting young women and trafficking in drugs. Profits from the gang’s premises, run from a luxury villa in Aspe, Alicante, were being sent back to Brazil, according to officers. At least four women of differing nationalities were rescued…

Germans take to the water

A GROUP of German journalists from Munich and Stuttgart, have been in Mazarron to witness first hand the type of nautical tourism the municipality can offer. The media group showed interest in the organised tours for whale watching and kayaking around the coves of Bolnuevo, as well as the options…

Funds for a worthy cause

THE latest charity night at Restaurante El Alto La Dolores in Lomas de Polo-Pinomar was an outstanding success, with a cheque for €670 being presented to Samaritans in Spain. Pictured are Lynda Brettle (CEO for Samaritans in Spain) receiving the cheque from co-organiser, Joan Rampton. Also in the shot is…

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