Moraira grass is greener 

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NEW TURF: Municipal pitch is safer for players  Photo credit: Teulada-Moraira town hall 

NEW TURF has been installed at one of the football pitches at the Les Sorts municipal sports centre in Moraira. 

The pitch was in a bad condition and after several players suffered falls and injuries, the town hall decided it was safer to replace the artificial turf, Sports councillor Adrian Ruiz explained. 

Removing the old material, levelling and refilling the sand and rubber underlay before installing the new turf and marking out the pitch took only 10 days, Ruiz said. 

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As well as improving performance, the new synthetic turf is more environmentallfriendly and safer, the councillor added. 

“Safety is essential in sport and we are working hard to maintain or change all zones that are in bad condition,” Ruiz said.


Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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