Jan/Feb 2013  

Local News
PEPA - DOGS -SPAINPEPA - DOGS -SPAINCharly: Super friendly Jack Russell type, born in 2005. He's full of character;likes everybody, loves playing with kids and is great with cats and other dogs. For more information please...Read More >>
 
Iron Art Supports Red Cross Appeal for Families in NeedIron Art Supports Red Cross Appeal for Families in NeedSaturday 16 February 2012.Iron Art have responded to the Red Cross Appeal and will be holding a Gift Fair on Saturday 16th February 2012.There will be lots to gifts to...Read More >>
Medieval Market and Historical Re-enactment in Estercuel (Teruel)Medieval Market and Historical Re-enactment in Estercuel (Teruel)Anybody living on the coast wanting to visit a tiny village in Teruel some 800 m. above sea level, at this, the coldest time of the year, must have a...Read More >>
 
Thefts from cars at Alicante AirportDate and time: 2 p.m. on 19.1.13 Place:- Car rental area, Alicante Airport. Incident:- A couple on arriving by air at the airport after completing all the paperwork went to...Read More >>
Your spanish town hall - Your link to public services and local lifeBoth the Ambassador and the Consul in Alicante recognise that town halls are key to almost all local public services in Spain and that those who are not registered with...Read More >>
 
Age Concern volunteer Angela Keay MBEAge Concern volunteer Angela Keay MBEAge Concern volunteer Angela Keay MBE congratulated by British Ambassador Giles Paxman over her New Year's Honour.Angela Keay's New Year got off to a surprising start when she learnt that...Read More >>
  
Sport
Levante Golf Balancing handicaps is an open fair wayLevante Golf Balancing handicaps is an open fair wayFUN competitions provide the ideal opportunity to mix up teams to include the full range of handicaps.But how to create a competition which is open and fair to everyone can be a problem for the organiser – unless that is the society uses the computer software package, Handicap Master.Creating a start sheet which includes all the players and then asking the computer to 'balance handicaps' so that each group's total handicap is similar, is achieved by – just ticking a box.Levante used this method at Oliva Nova for a competition in which eight teams of four recorded the best three...Read More >>
 
Mr and Mrs E take the prizes as 'locals' clean...LOCAL knowledge nearly always plays a big part in competition against 'visiting' players.So, with six La Sella 'socios' among the 30 Levante members and five guests competing at La Sella yesterday, it wasn't surprising that the winning scores came from those playing 'at home'. But the difficult La Sella course, with its fast, tricky greens once again proved the master, and only one player – Roy Molyneux, playing off 32 and one of five guests – managed to break par, scoring 39 points. In Division 1 Anne Edwards (11) and Peter Jenkins (13) both had 35 points, Anne taking first...Read More >>
PEGO GOLF SOCIETYPEGO GOLF SOCIETYPAIRS BETTER BALL .38 members and 1 guest played a pairs better ball format at our home course of Oliva Nova. A chilly breeze developed into a strong wind, making for some 'long' holes. The course was in its usual superb condition and the greens were exceptionally fast today. Our Vice Captain Danny Herron welcomed our guest, Alan Simpson before presenting the prizes. 1st Dave Collins & Peter Brown 43 points 2nd Mike Phillips & Bill Sykes 42 points 3rd Donna Green & Jan Baker 42 points Nearest the pin: Hole 3: Ray Edmonds Hole 16: Steve Patton 2's: Bill...Read More >>

News - Features
Over-55s risk huge medical billsBritish EmbassyOver-55s risk huge medical bills by failing to take out comprehensive holiday insurance.Visitors to Spain could face a bill for...Read More >>
 
Supermotoland brothers set for another fantastic year.Supermotoland brothers set for another fantastic year.DunnThe Supermoto racing brothers from Murcia are busy training and making final preparations for the first round of this year's...Read More >>
The number of counterfeit euro coins increased by 17%PRThe two euro denomination was the most affected by this criminal activity with a total of 121,000 units recalled.The number...Read More >>
 
Consulate seeks closer collaboration with Red Cross to help vulnerable BritsConsulate seeks closer collaboration with Red Cross to help vulnerable...Trader SpainThe British Consul in Alicante, Paul Rodwell, has met with the Provincial president of the Spanish Red Cross, Emilio Bascuñana...Read More >>
HELP BRITS TO INTEGRATE SPAINHELP BRITS TO INTEGRATE SPAINTrader SpainBritish Ambassador Giles Paxman has met councillors for European Residents to discuss further ways to encourage British nationals to integrate...Read More >>
 
Spain most popular property destination of 2012AB property marketing  Spain was the most popular property destination of 2012, according to TheMoveChannel.com's At a Glance infographic. The infographic, which charts...Read More >>