November 2012

 

What´s happening in your local town - if you live in inland in Ontinyent or Xativa or North of Valencia in LLiria or Casinos or south in caudette to Sax or on the coast Denia to Gandia send in your local reports of clubs or groups or goings on and we will publish online. Something to sell or looking for a bargain try the classifieds section.

 
Local News
Denia U3A vs Javea U3A PetanqueDenia U3A vs Javea U3A PetanqueThe recently-formed Dénia U3A Petanque group, looking for an outlet to practice their new skills, invited the Javea U3A group to an inter-branch match. As the two groups usually meet...Read More >>
 
Benitachell - New Street MarketBenitachell - New Street Market One again it is time for The New Street Market…. Tuesday 13th November The December Market will be a Christmas Market……. WE are expecting a wonderful turn out from...Read More >>
Help in Spain - plan aheadHelp in Spain - plan ahead  Key message from social services and charities during ConeXiones event How do social services work in the Valencia region? What help is really out there for British nationals? These...Read More >>
 
Denia Cat Protection League – Aldea Felina Denia Cat Protection League – Aldea Felina  Etho is a gorgeous cat who has been at the centre far too long. He is loving and needs to be in a home now. If you would like to...Read More >>
Alta Mira Charity AuctionAlta Mira Charity AuctionOn Saturday 13th October the Alta Mira Bar Restaurant just outside Calpe was the setting for a charity auction in aid of MABS Cancer Charity and a local Animal Welfare...Read More >>
 
Fellowship of English speaking internationals SpainThe fellowship has moved to the campo in Cocentaina.We have a weekly service with facilities for children and a weekly bible study plus social eventsIf you are interested in either...Read More >>
  
Sport
  Second half of the season kicks off for the Supermotoland Brothers.Second half of the season kicks off for the Supermotoland...After the summer break the Supermoto racing brothers from Murcia have had a hectic few weeks with both the Catalan and Spanish championship races in quick succession. First stop was Mora d'ebre in Catalunya for the 5th round of the Catalan championship where Anthony Ford-Dunn finished 3rd in both the open class races to gain 3rd position overall and 2nd position in the Catalan championship with 2 rounds still to go. Meanwhile his older brother Mat Ford-Dunn, competing in the SM30 class, for riders over 30 years old, had mixed fortunes. After winning the first of his two races, Mat...Read More >>
 
PEGO GOLF SOCIETY 30.10.2012PEGO GOLF SOCIETY 30.10.2012A definite autumn chill in the air greeted the members and guests to Oliva Nova this week. Our guests this week were Martin Livsey and Ian Sharpe. Our captain gave a special welcome back to Charlie Millar,( a 'shadow' of his former self !!) Div 1 Winners: 1st Dave Collins 38 points off 11.8 2nd Clive Wright 38 points off 8.4 3rd Martin Gates 35 points off 5.3 4th Andrew Harrison 33 points off 11.8 Div 2 Winners 1st Bill Pike 40 points off 19.1 (welcome to division one!) 2nd Thelma Saul 35 points off 30.4 3rd Ron Webb 35...Read More >>
Levante Golf SpainLevante Golf SpainKeith is the right Price at Bonalba THE PRICE was right when Levante held the first round of its Autumn Trophy at Bonalba yesterday. Keith Price was the only one of 28 members to beat net par and he'll take a two-shot lead into the second round of this 36-hole medal competition, at Oliva Nova today (November 9.) Not only did Keith finish at the head of the field at Bonalba but he also won a nearest the pin prize (just 0.62 metres away at the third hole) and picked up the money for notching the only two of the...Read More >>

News - Features
HEALTHCARE DENIAL PENSIONERS MAY RETURN TO UKMike Walsh By Mike Walsh At the last count and rising 14,000 healthcare patients under the care of the Valencia Salud authority,...Read More >>
 
Returning to the sun? Why you should let your UK...British Consulate  With the usual heat waves hitting Spain this summer, many expat residents will have chosen to return to the UK...Read More >>
SPAIN WITHOUT THE SPIN & MOREMike WalshPerhaps I become more cynical as age advances; the myth that Spain is welcoming I no longer buy. For many...Read More >>