December 2013

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Local News
PEGO GOLF SOCIETY PEGO GOLF SOCIETYTuesday 3rd of December, we played a Singles Stableford Competition at Oliva Nova, and today we had a total of 42 players. In that 42 players, we had three guests,...Read More >>
New Hope Church Oliva SpainNew Hope Church Oliva Spain  The 28th November saw a Thanksgiving dinner in Oliva, hosted by pastor Don and Mrs Day, under the auspicies of the New Hope Church, A number of local ex pats enjoyed...Read More >>
Christmas 6 New Year parties with Live Music from THE NOMADThis years will be at the big "Hai Tian Wok" restaurant in Calpe. The party on both nights features their top quality all-you-can-eat Chinese buffet throughout the whole evening, and includes cava and coffee, with...Read More >>
La Nucia weekly craft fair to stop.Well, we tried. Last February, Amata, the regional craft association, started a weekly craft fair, Sundays only, in La Nucia.  Every Sunday (apart from the hot summer months) between 10...Read More >>
A Christmas Fayre - Alicante 17 to 20 DecemberA Christmas Fayre - Alicante 17 to 20 December  Right in the middle of Alicante town, the weekend before Christmas, you can take in a real live Nativity scene as part of a craft fair.  A craft fair with...Read More >>
Denia Cat Protection League – Aldea FelinaDenia Cat Protection League – Aldea FelinaSPECIAL APPEAL FOR JOICE! - a 10 year old lady, who was found locked in a wooden kennel next to the bins. Left to die, without food and water. She is...Read More >>
Hat trick man... Levantes Frank CarrollHat trick man... Levante's Frank Carroll  LEVANTE's President Frank Carroll has been celebrating after notching a hat trick of victories in one round at Oliva Nova. In the society's Autumn Trophy – a 36-hole medal competition...Read More >>
Imprisoned in Spain – Terry DanielsImprisoned in Spain – Terry DanielsTerry Daniels was accused of smuggling a million pounds worth of cocaine from Brazil to Spain in 1997. She had been working in Brazil with her boss, a nightclub manager,...Read More >>
Peñíscola, vertigo on wheelsPeñíscola, vertigo on wheelsFrom December 13 to 15, Peñíscola will host one of the most anticipated descents in the country: the Mandarina Urban Down, a downhill race through the historical quarter of Peñíscola...Read More >>
U3A DENIA - EL CID AUCTIONSU3A DENIA - EL CID AUCTIONS On Friday 6th December Alan Lewis from El Cid Auctions presented a cheque for 1,000.00 Euros to Gordon Clifford, President of the U3A Dénia.  Alan had kindly held an auction...Read More >>


Embassy's new social media channels and get more out of...Simon.MontagueBritish people living in Spain can now use two new social media channels to engage with fellow residents, as well as to find news and...Read More >>
Thieves use mobile phone to get pin numberDavid Reeve A lady has now changed her habit of how she lists her names on her cell phone after her handbag was stolen. Her handbag, which...Read More >>
Raffle tickets are now on salecslRaffle tickets are now on sale in the shop and library for our usual Christmas raffle FIRST PRIZE40 full HD, LED, TV - it...Read More >>
DRUGS LEAVE HUNDREDS OF BRITS BEHIND BARS OVERSEASBritish Embassey MadridHundreds of British nationals are currently locked up in prisons across the globe for drug-related offences, often detained for months without trial and facing distressing...Read More >>