June 2012

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Local News
Denia Cat Protection LeagueDenia Cat Protection LeagueDenia Cat Protection League – Aldea Felina Delia is a young cat who was dumped near the sea in Denia with her kittens. This pretty cat is a little shy...Read More >>
A weekend of jazz and craft in Hondón de las Nieves  The prospect of a cool weekend with some live jazz and real craftwork is just the thing to pep up all us bored inhabitants of the Costa. The...Read More >>
VIII Medieval Market - La Nucía - 6, 7 & 8 July  This year will be the eighth year in succession that La Nucia holds its increasingly well-known Medieval Market. On 6, 7 and 8 July the old town centre will go...Read More >>
Celebrating 60 years of Queen Elizabeth IICelebrating 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II Hundreds  of government, business and civil society representatives join the British Embassy in Madrid to mark The Queen's Diamond Jubilee A   t the climax of a four-day weekend of Diamond Jubilee celebrations in...Read More >>
Spanish gardens are great in JuneSpanish gardens are great in June  Spring to summer transitions Early June is the end of the transition from Spring to Summer and the second half of the month is where summer becomes real. Until now...Read More >>
Gandia Area Social Club (International)  Regular Events Our permanent venue is the Viva España, Oliva. Reservations and menus must be booked in advance. Monday and Friday afternoons Petanca at Bellreguard. Wednesday mornings Walking in the...Read More >>
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 >>
PEPA Rastro a huge successPEPA Rastro a huge success    Glorious weather on Saturday May 19 contributed to making the Gandia Area Social Club's fundraising Rastro for PEPA a super success for all concerned. Restaurante Viva España, Oliva kindly allowed the charity Rastro to...Read More >>
Costa Blanca Drama FestivalYes, it's here again, in its 4th year - The Costa Blanca Drama Festival. June 25, 26 and 27 at 8pm in the Amphitheatre on Monte Pego. We have Sounds Familiar, Javea Players, Castle...Read More >>
Age ConcernAge ConcernAge Concern sees increase in calls due to Spanish healthcare reforms Here at ACASA - The National Casework Service of Age Concern España - we have seen an increase of calls due to...Read More >>
Cats and Dogs for AdoptionCats and Dogs for AdoptionCats for adoption (SCAN) Carlo was rescued from a camping site in Gandia. He is a Chocolate-point Siamesecross and has been castrated, vaccinated. He is used to living outdoors, so...Read More >>
Consulate and Tourism partners work together to support British nationals  29th May 2012Consulate and Tourism partners work together to support British nationals 29th May 2012The British Consul has held an open meeting with around 40 representatives from the UK's top tourism companies to discuss how to work together to support British nationals on the...Read More >>
THE COSTA  BLANCA  MALE VOICE  CHOIRTHE COSTA BLANCA MALE VOICE CHOIRMABS BENEFIT CONCERT THE COSTA BLANCA MALE VOICE CHOIR In concert with THE BIG FISH ROCK CHOIR ON 29th June 2012 7PM -Salon De Actos Teulada (beneath Ayuntamiento) Tickets 10 Euros Book at 965744577 or on line...Read More >>
'Mr Consistency' has another good day at the office  Last year Brian Norbury was the President of Levante. Now he has another title: Mr Consistency. Brian followed up his first place finish in the first round of Levante's divisional championships at Villaitana the previous week with another winning performance in the second and final round at Oliva Nova yesterday (June 8) His 34 points off 18 handicap in Division 1 gave him a total of 71 points, three more than runner-up Bob Fell who had 31 points yesterday. Malcolm Nash was third, following up his 35 points at Villaitana with 31 points at Oliva. In Division 2, Martin Shaw's first...Read More >>
Pego Golf Society – Oliva Nova – June 5thPego Golf Society – Oliva Nova – June 5thIn the very brief four weeks since Oliva Nova's greens were hollow tined they are now a delight to play on. The fairways are immaculate, with the 12th and 14th having benefited from significant growth. The 41 members and one guest (Joseph Mervyn) enjoyed spectacular weather, as well as refreshments before the competition and at the turn, in homage to Queen Elizabeth on her Diamond Jubilee.         Main Prize Winners Category One First – Bridget Dawson with an excellent 39 stableford points off a handicap of 17.3 Second – Dave Bell with 36 points off 17.0 Third – Nigel Siddall with...Read More >>
PEGO GOLF SOCIETY 29.05.2012PEGO GOLF SOCIETY 29.05.2012 49 members and 1 guest played an individual stableford format at our home course of Oliva Nova. The sun shone and the course was in lovely condition, resulting in some good scores. Our captain Steve Patton welcomed our one guest Paul Trigwell who came in with a credible 34 points. Division 1 1st Malcolm Wise 39 points off 5.9 2nd Donna Green 37 points off 12.4 3rd Dave Collins 35 points off 11.5 4th Alan Barwick 32 points off 14.8 5th Ian Robertson 31 points off 9.9 Division 2 1st Linda Davies 42 points off 32.8 (cut 3.5) 2nd Roger...Read More >>

News - Features
Scam Apartment RentalsPRValencia Association of Consumers and Users warn consumers that very cheap apartment rentals could be a hoax or scam. Specifically,...Read More >>
Property Prices DropPR The cumulative decline is about 40% on the Mediterranean coast, according to the Spanish Real Estate Market Index (IMIE)...Read More >>
WOW - Unlimited Calls and Internet 34,90A.d.s WOW...Internet and Unlimited calls From Talk & You at 34,90 euros pm Includes all calls in Spain and to UK and...Read More >>
Benicàssim, beaches roll to the rhythm of bluesBenicàssim, beaches roll to the rhythm of bluesTourist Info   Benicàssim Blues Festival, to be held from 1st to 3rd June. Performances from ten bands. Mixing blues and beach...Read More >>
Ryanair joins Valencia and Genoa with three flightsPRRyanair today link Valencia and Genoa with three weekly flights which will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The Irish company, which is defined as...Read More >>
Valencia Region recorded 63 Property foreclosures per day in 2011PRThe Valencia region saw 63 evictions a day for nonpayment of mortgages in 2011, according to Reuters data provided by the Platform for Mortgages Affected...Read More >>