Community News

Paul's Emporium

    Paul's Emporium offer a wide selection of Antique, Classic and Modern items for your home, all at great prices. Open Monday to Friday 9.30am - 2pm, Sunday (Market Day) open 9am until 2pm, Saturdays Closed. Telephone 966 447 002 or 637 087 535. Discover The Emporium on the Pedreguer...

HELP Vega Baja Christmas Appeal

In addition to the remarkable donations that the charity makes throughout the year to support people in need, this year the committee of HELP Vega Baja have decided to take...

Thank you and Merry Christmas from HELP Murcia Mar Menor

HELP Murcia Mar Menor would like to send greetings for this Christmas and best wishes for 2018 to all the people who have once again supported our Charity during 2017....

Christmas time is (almost) here again!

Crescendo International Choir have been busy since September rehearsing for their Christmas concerts. As always at Christmas, Crescendo will be singing for the residents and staff of Casa Verde Retirement...

Niamh's Santiago Challenge

You might remember a recent article we published about Niamh O’Sheehan, a local singer, mother of three and eager philanthropist. Niamh’s most recent endeavour was to raise money for an...

PREPARING THE WAY FOR CHRISTMAS

Like churches around the world, the Church of England on the Costa Blanca is preparing for Christmas. Advent is a season of thoughtful preparation, and increasing joy, as Christmas approaches....

Anglican Chaplaincy of St Peter and St Paul, Torrevieja Advent...

In addition to the normal Services (see Footnote) the following special Services are planned over the Advent and Christmas 2017 period: LA SIESTATue 5 Dec 17, 11am - Chaplaincy Advent...

U3A Vall del Pop What’s On Programme

As well as all the group activities here is a look at what we have going on into Spring of next year. 9 December – General Meeting, with Xmas Festivities.15...

Gandia Area Social Club (International)

Put More Life In Your Life With The GASC!!  The club has been in existence for 30 years plus (!) but has grown in strength in every way in the...

U3A Oliva is 10 years old

To celebrate the first decade of the Oliva Branch of the U3A, a celebratory party was held at the Oliva Restaurant, Viva España on 10th November 2017. An excellent turnout...

Noticeboard December 2017

Aircrew Association Costa Blanca. Former and serving aircrew of the UK or Allied Armed Forces are very welcome to join this friendly organisation founded here in 1988. Details from the...

Radio astronomy again + Moon Watch 30 Nov 2017

Hello again, last month I outlined what a radio telescope does, and left you with a tantalising sentence about a few things including LGM 1. Back in 1967, radio astronomy...

DP Entertainment Scene - Kevin Round

It gives me great pleasure to highlight the local talent that we are blessed to have here on the South Costa Blanca. This month I'd like to feature a very...

Costa Pacifica

by Michael Walter Smith This month if I may with your endurance, give details of a weeks Mediterranean cruise I thoroughly enjoyed on "Costa Pacifica" departing from Valencia on Wednesday...

Quesada Bowls Club Report

On 19th October the bowls club celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a party for the members in The Club. The afternoon commenced with a Cava Reception welcome by the President,...

Focus on 20 Nov to 19 Dec 2017

By Keith Nicol While the sun stills shines, temperatures are dropping, the clocks have been set back an hour and Christmas is in the air. Football fans of CD Torrevieja...

Marina Alta Pensionistas Association - MAPA

Are you looking for something you can join and meet new people. Then please come and meet us. We are a very friendly little club whose members meet every Friday...

Christmas Appeal for the children of the Preventorio in Gandia

For the past 3 years I (Katie Louise) have organised a Christmas shoebox appeal for the children of the Preventorio in Gandia (The Children's orphanage). This orphanage is not government...

Amigos de Make A Smile Charity shop

The shop opened its doors in June and since then has been very popular with the Teulada locals and international clientele from up and down the coast. It was set...

FREE SPIRITS HD “RIDE IN STYLE”

Free Spirits HD started their “Ride in Style” initiative with a very successful ride with three local ladies in the Moraira area of the Marina Alta. It was Millie Munro’s...

The Expat Survey Consumer Awards TESCA 2016

It really was great to receive an email last month letting us know that Female Focus magazine has been voted the third best expatriate magazine in the world, in The...
Focus On Local Businesses

Brexit Update and what to do

deVere Spain sponsored a meeting with Expats at the end of last month in the Elche University where the main sponsor was the British Ambassador Simon Manley and his team...
Home & Garden

Enjoy your garden

The end of another year is upon us. Time to sit back and enjoy some free time. Hopefully we won’t get any bad storms in the time since I have...
Health & Beauty

Specsavers launches Balmain eyewear collection

Eyewear from premium Parisian fashion label, Balmain, was unveiled at Specsavers Opticas last month and is now available in stores nationwide. The Balmain range features 17 exclusive styles - 13...