May 2012


Welcome to the May Online issue of the Trader - Thanks to all who sent in their articles for this months edition. If you hold a regular group or club or are holding an event or have an interesting local story or maybe you are starting a new business please email to and get the word out. It´s not too late to send material for this issue. 

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Local News
WOW - Unlimited Calls and Internet 34,90 WOW...Internet and Unlimited calls From Talk & You at 34,90 euros pm Includes all calls in Spain and to UK and three other countries This has to be one of the...Read More >>
All areas
Robbery - Gangs - Scam Emails & IberdoblaRobbery - Gangs - Scam Emails & Iberdoblahe Chief of the Policia Local Jávea visited Balcon al Mar recently to alert the public about the following risks and scams. Robbery -Gangs (Romas) have appeared again at the...Read More >>
Age Concern centre hosts focus group with FUNDARAge Concern centre hosts focus group with FUNDAR  Last week, the Valencian regional government’s volunteer support organisation, Fundar, held a focus group with some of the local charities in the area to give Fundar the opportunity to...Read More >>
Celebrate Queen Elizabeth II Diamond JubileeCelebrate Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee  Celebrate Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee, with the La Val d’Albaida Branch of the Royal British Legion. A Summer Ball will take place on Wednesday the 18th July...Read More >>
Local Boys
Fantastic start for Supermotolands racing brothersFantastic start for Supermotoland's racing brothers Anthony and Mat Ford-Dunn kicked off their 2012 Spanish supermoto championship in style with two podium finishes at the Villena, Alicante circuit on Sunday. There was a large crowd at...Read More >>
Give a dog a HomeGive a dog a Home  Zenna: Medium sized 8 year old girl who is fully vaccinated, sterilized and microchipped. Zenna is obedient and affectionate and is great with the other dogs and cats in her...Read More >>
Pets In SpainPets In Spain  Grace is 1 of 5 gorgeous black puppies that were rescued when they were just a few days old. They had been discarded by a rubbish bin and were helpless...Read More >>
Gandia Area Social Club Gandia Area Social Club  Gandia Area Social Club International in association with the Original Charity Shop and the Unstable Lads Racing Team invite you to another exciting Race Night check out the information at Thank you for...Read More >>
Don´t Miss
Be Nice Day Walk Don't forget this Sunday is the Be Nice Day Walk.. Organised by Bay Radio, the Original Charity Shop and Library are walking in and around Barx in aid of Caritas...Read More >>
NINE ARRESTS AS JOINT UKBA-SPAIN OPERATION CRACKS DOWN ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION GANGS Successful cooperation between the Spanish authorities and the UK Border Agency team in Spain has resulted in the arrest on 27th March 2012 by the Police in Tenerife and Madrid...Read More >>
Denia Cat Protection  – Opal, Olly and OlgaDenia Cat Protection – Opal, Olly and Olga  Opal, Olly and Olga were found in a garden and brought to us at the shelter. They are gorgeous young cats in desperate need of homes. If you would like...Read More >>
Club News
UFO and World Mysteries Discussion Group Up and Coming Meetings Friday June 1: A DVD on The Legend of the Holy Grail, the story and myths behind the Da Vinci Code, followed by a discussion on the points raised. Venue: The...Read More >>
British Legion
British Legions Annual Poppy Walk raised 755€British Legion's Annual Poppy Walk raised 755€  The Hondón Valley Branch of the British Legion's Annual Poppy Walk raised 755€ for this year's Poppy Appeal. Thirty-two members and friends walked the 11.5kms over the mountains from Barbarroja to Canalosa and back. They were cheered...Read More >>
Pego Golf Society – Oliva Nova – May 8th & 15thPego Golf Society – Oliva Nova – May 8th &...  PEGO GOLF SOCIETY 15th May 2012 35 members and 3 guests of Pego golf society travelled to the stunning course of El Bosque. The course was in excellent condition with some testing pin positions. Scores were generally low with only 2 players bettering 36 points. Div 1 1st place, Malcom Wise 37       points  off           6.5       Hdcp   2nd place, Nigel Siddall   35       points  off           18.7      Hdcp   3rd place, Jim Gillies      31        points  off          13.5      Hdcp 4th place Mike Holloway 30        points  off          8.9       Hdcp Div 2 1st place, Keith Morgan  37        points  off          24.9      Hdcp...Read More >>
Levante Golf
“Friendly” Levante looking for membership boost“Friendly” Levante looking for membership boost  LEVANTE is increasing its number of meetings and looking to boost membership. The society is now meeting on every Friday in the month and, 19 years after its formation, is ‘opening its doors’ to all handicap players.   The current membership stands at 55 and captain Rob Westlands says: “We are a friendly society which caters for all handicaps and it is particularly among the mid to higher handicap players where we think we can help to fill a gap. “We are hoping that golfers new to the area and members of other societies who, perhaps, meet only twice a month, will consider...Read More >>
PEGO GOLF SOCIETYPEGO GOLF SOCIETY Individual stableford 1st may 2012 A glorious day welcomed 48 members and 4 guests to our home course OLIVA NOVA. The course was in superb condition albeit works continue on holes 12 and 14. Our captain welcomed 4 guests, Aston Parker, Peter Twine, Brian Graham and Alan Guest.  The guest prize was awarded to Aston Parker with 29 points playing off 22. Division 1 1st Alan Barwick 40 points off 13.5 2nd Colin Foster 39points off 8.3 3rd Steve Patton 38points off 10.5 4th John Guest 35points...Read More >>

News - Features
Euro Woes DeepenPhil McHughConfidence in the Eurozone has received a further blow as the European Central Bank has stopped offering liquidity to some...Read More >>
Europe Entices Brits Away From Queen’s Jubilee CelebrationsPR The top five destinations during the June bank holiday from LONDON, UK 30 March 2012 – Despite the...Read More >>
Research to examine who buys property abroadResearch to examine who buys property abroadPR  Manchester Metropolitan University has teamed up with A Place in the Sun to conduct extensive research into the overseas property...Read More >>
Gandening in Spain
Reducing the water your garden needsClodagh and Dick Handscombe  Why reduce your water needs Wherever one gardens reducing the volume of water ones garden requires is becoming a priority...Read More >>