Focus On Local Businesses

New larger La Marina premises …

For over nine years right move insurance has been providing a complete range of insurance policies across the whole of Spain with local offices in La Marina, La Zenia and Quesada and believe in old fashions values, like trust, respect and honour. The right insurance products, at the right price,...

Cyclogical Altea Weekend 2018

On Saturday 7 April twelve of us left the shop at 2pm accompanied by our wives and partners and travelled in convoy along the AP7 to the Cap Negret Hotel...

Have you lost or had your Passport stolen abroad? Here’s...

Having your passport stolen or losing it whilst on holiday, or even if you live here can be a nightmare, but it’s not as difficult to replace as you might...

Quesada Computers Your “One-Stop” Computer Shop

Well here we are again, having provided excellent service over the last 3 years we are now moving into our 4th year with excitement and enthusiasm. Over the foreseeable months...

CBD Oil – Stop, please read this!

Genius Hemp is here to help with answering questions and spreading the word about this amazing food supplement. As a food supplement CBD oil has been found to be beneficial...

Diamond Flores have been established for over 14 years on...

We have just moved premises but are still located in Ciudad Quesada on Calle Turismo just up from the Gama Supermarket, behind Don Carlos on the main street.We are a...

Spanish Property Update

Booming tourism and a prospering economy are helping to drive Spain’s housing market, making 2018 an exciting year to be buying a property along the Costas, according to a raft...

Bakerella Wedding Cakes

Bakerella Wedding Cakes - for the sweetest occasionThink outside the cake boxLet’s get unique or let’s stay traditional. Your wedding cake can be inspired by virtually anything: Your wedding colour palette,...

What an eye-opener!

By Sam Kelly, Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. It's been a year since I started writing a regular finance column in Female Focus and I have to say that it's been a...

The New European Data Protection Law

Many have not yet realised that on the 25th May 2018 the new European Data Protection Law will come into force. This law was published in the Official European Community...

Spring Cleaning, Crypto-Currencies, and Opening the Vault!

The month of April is the start of Spring, the time to clean the house and gardens. It’s also the best month to spring clean your finances. Here are my...

Builders’ Ten Year Guarantees

With certain limited exceptions the Ley de Ordenación de la Edificación 38/1999 (Law of Building Regulation) which came into force on 6th May 2000 imposed on all builders the obligation...

Builders’ Ten Year Guarantees

With certain limited exceptions the Ley de Ordenación de la Edificación 38/1999 (Law of Building Regulation) which came into force on 6th May 2000 imposed on all builders the obligation...

Health Insurance - Don't wait until you need it

By Claire Johnstone – C J Insurance Costa Blanca I've worked in the private health insurance industry providing peace of mind for hundreds of people for 14 years. There are...

There’s a right way… and a wrong way.

By Sam Kelly, Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. The main issue with how many financial advisory companies operate out here, is that they can have very limited investment options for their...

Antiquary Albergue and Hostel

By Fiona Jennison Most of us Expats here have many visitors descend on us each year. Undeniably it can be a bit exhausting to be the host for a whole...

HomeEspaña inaugurates their new real estate office in Valencia

HomeEspaña is a leading real estate company specialising in the sale of property throughout the Costa Blanca, Murcia and Valencia, in the European market. At the end of January, after...

So, How’s the Market Doing?

By Alan SilvermanThe Spanish Government publishes reasonably detailed statistics for a whole range of industries including the property market. It makes interesting reading though doesn’t always reflect the local situation,...

Modelo 720 asset reporting - by 31st March 2018

A final reminder to those RESIDENTS with OVERSEAS ASSETS WORTH MORE THAN €50,000 in the following categories: 1) Cash, deposits, ISAs2) Property3) Financial Assets (investments AND pensions) Here is an...

Understanding the differences between building licences in Spain

In the UK, licences are pretty straightforward and easy, allowing the building of minor extensions or other buildings with a simple and basic process. However, that doesn’t happen in Spain...

Beautiful Brows by Amanda Read

Have you ever considered treating yourself to semi-permanent make up but are not sure what the treatment entails? Well Amanda Read, who is fully qualified with Everlasting Brows in London...

Crafty Angels

Crafty Angels is a family run craft and gift shop based in La Marina Commercial Centre off the N332 between Merca China and Mercadona. Crafty Angels stock a range of...

Studio 1 – Benijofar

Salon owner and hairdresser Donna, along with in-house beautician and nail technician Sam, welcome Michele to their team. Michele has over 30 years' experience in barbering and all clipper work...

glamRus

This salon embraces all that the name suggests! Having opened its doors in March 2017, the Owner and Managing Director, Sophie Morgan, can report a successful first year of trading...

Quesada Fish & Chips

Quesada Fish & Chips Restaurant in Villamartin Plaza Following the complete refurbishment and success of the popular Quesada Fish & Chips Restaurant in Quesada, the family run business has recently...

MBE postal and office solutions

Mail Boxes Etc (MBE) is one of the largest shipping companies in Spain with a network of more than 1600 service centres worldwide. As reported in last month’s Female Focus,...
Community News

Entertainment Scene by DP - “Blues Brothers” tribute show

Hi All !  Well, Spring has truly Sprung. Hard to believe that we are already at beginning of the fifth month of 2018.From what I’ve observed locally (especially since Easter), things are certainly picking up again here on the South Costa Blanca.Let’s keep our fingers crossed, that this upward trend...
Home & Garden

Auctions Back by Popular Demand

No longer Going… Going… Gone! – The popular auctions at Suzy’s in Pedreguer are Coming… Coming… Coming…!The first Auction is booked for Sunday 8 of April at 1pm and the...
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The night sky in Spring

This Spring isn't the time of year that you will find many of the more familiar things to observe in the night sky. The planets, Jupiter Saturn and Mars don't...
Health & Beauty

The Original Copper Heeler

The Original Copper Heeler helps eliminate the pain of arthritis or relieves it to a bare minimum with no side effects that you may experience from drugs - it's just...