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Family History Group in Albir

LYNETTE STEVENS is still welcoming people who would like to join her Family History Group which started in Albir last week. It is...

Double Celebrations at the RBL

AT a Gala dinner to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of The Royal British Legion, Doreen Peplow was awarded the great honorary of The Royal...
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Fake football kits seized at Almeria port

A MAN, 41, was arrested at Almeria Port when attempting to board a ferry to North Africa carrying 500 fake Real Madrid and FC...
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Illegal snares seized in Huercal Overa

GUARDIA CIVIL from the Nature Protection Service (SEPRONA) seized five snares which were being used illegally to catch wild boars on a property in...
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Map leads Guardia Civil to drugs dealers in Aguadulce

THREE people, aged between 24 and 33 were arrested and two, aged 16 and 19, were charged for selling drugs near a school in...

Junta denies Denplax recycling plant has closed due to flooding

THE Junta de Andalucia has denied that the Denplax plastic recycling plant in Las Norias, El Ejido, has been closed because the facilities were...

Complaint over El Bobar sewage plant delay

THE President of the Bajo Andarax Association of Municipalities, Eugenio Gonzalvez, complained that the Junta de Andalucia had taken so long to go ahead...

A lift for Mojacar?

A system is planned for Mojacar, connecting the bottom part of the town with the main Plaza Nueva at the top of the hill....

More success against the benefit cheats in Spain

UK Benefit Fraud investigators have recently enjoyed more success in the fight against benefit cheats in Spain. In one of the latest cases...

British expats to star in Channel 4 TV documentary programme ‘Our Man In… The...

British residents on the Costas are set to star in a widely-praised TV documentary series on the work of the British Consulates, due to...

HELP Benidorm volunteers receive official accreditation

The British Consul, hospital staff and local councillors today attended an event in Villajoyosa hospital where the HELP Benidorm hospital visitors were handed their...

Javea water authority accused of dubious practice

JAVEA ratepayers are being charged way over-the-top for their water supply, and in some cases author Clive Read suggests the figure could be as...

Teulada-Moraira Lions Ascot evening raises €600

THE Lions Club of Teulada-Moraira once again held their annual Ascot Evening at El Andaluz restaurant in Moraira. Some eyebrows were raised when...

Nerja plans to create artificial reef off coast

NERJA Town Hall will discuss the possibility of sinking two wooden ships to the seabed off the local coast to create an artificial reef...

La Herradura exhibition

AN exhibition of more than 300 paintings and sculptures can be seen at the Civic Centre in La Herradura until March 15. Open...

10 arrested on drug charges in Torrevieja

TEN people were arrested on drug charges in Torrevieja. They are believed to be members of an organized group which sells drugs in...
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Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa now taking reservations

IT is now possible to make reservations in the Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, according to Viajaratope.com Set to open in spring,...
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First National Police charity calendar to go on sale

FOR the first time, the National Police have taken part in a charity calendar. Officers from the Prevention and Reaction Unit (UPR) in...

Libya to go ahead with Benahavis development

THE major development project planned by the Libyan Arab Foreign Bank before Colonel Ghadafi was overthrown in back on the cards, according to their...

BREAKING NEWS: Mercadona acts over dog food fears

Supermarket chain Mercadona has removed a brand of dog food from its shelves in Almeria, Alicante and Murcia Provinces for fears it was causing...

Mafia’s main drugs supplier arrested in Malaga

A MOROCCAN man, believed to be the main provider of hashish to the Neapolitan Camorra, was arrested in Malaga. Identified by his initials...

Arsenal knocked out but Spurs and Chelsea are still in the Cup (just) as...

FOOTBALL – There’s always a shock (or three) in the FA Cup – and Leicester took the scalp of Premiership Norwich, Birmingham drew at...
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Music Makers Concert: an evening with Sparkle

ONCE again, The Music Makers managed to transform a cold and dark night in Puerto Pollensa, into an evening with a sparkle. Under...

Mariners enjoy a cultural visit to Delfin S61

In true Busman’s holiday style, or in this case, a submariner’s holiday, the officers and crew from the Cartagena based Spanish Navy submarine S-73...