Community News

The Calpe & Benissa Lions news

Thank you Phyll from The Lions The Calpe & Benissa Lions have a charity shop in Calle Pintor Sorolla 15, Calpe, and over the last several years they have raised money to help and support local people in need. The shop could not operate without their loyal and reliable band of...

Free Spirits present cheque to Cancer Care Jávea

The Free Spirits HD Harley Davidson enthusiasts club have raised a total of 3,670€ for Cancer Care Jávea. A cheque for the amount was presented to Helen Cotterill-Clark, President of...

Jávea U3A all aboard for a taste of culture and...

Report and pictures by Jávea U3A Communications Officer Ian Rogerson. Fifty members of Jávea U3A’s Spanish Culture & Cuisine group enjoyed a 10-day river cruise experiencing the tradition, gastronomy and...

The Original Charity Shop celebrates the first anniversary in the...

On Friday, 17 August, Jávea’s Original Charity Shop celebrated the first anniversary of the move to new premises. A brilliant team of volunteers spent several exhausting weeks painting, cleaning, sorting,...

CHUMS

Recently Marilyn and Peter Rogers, who run CHUMS (friends of charity) celebrated their 20th Wedding Anniversary at The Peppermill, Benidorm and invited 74 friends to join them for lunch and...

Age Concern Need Additional Volunteers

They say giving is better than receiving. By just giving 3 or 4 hours a week of your time volunteering for Age Concern, means many people can receive a little...

HELP VEGA BAJA  CONNECTIONS TEAM

HELP VEGA BAJA Registered Charity CONNECTIONS TEAM24 Hour Confidential, Emotional Support HelplineCall: 96 502 1552 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.: www.helpvegabaja.com Due to the high demand for our 24-Hour Confidential & Emotional Support Helpline, we...

Like To Sing?

Spangles Chorus Is Recruiting! If you fancy yourself as a bit of a singer, this is your chance to shine with Spangles Ladies' Harmony Chorus! Three times national chorus champions,...

Samaritans in Spain Satellite - Coming soon to Quesada/ Rojales

Samaritans in Spain is a registered national charity with headquarters in Punta Prima south of Torrevieja and a branch in Madrid. Operating under license from Samaritans UK they offer confidential...

Angel Card Readings

Most people these days have heard of Tarot cards but few are aware of Angel Cards. All cards whether it be Tarot, Angel, Unicorn or Goddess cards are collectively known...

DP Entertainment - Karma

Hi All! This month I’d like to feature a band that was formed earlier this year, Called “Karma”. It comprises of greatly respected and talented musicians, with a vast experience....

27th Edition Miguel Indurain Sportif 2018

On Friday 20 July four of us left the shop at 4.30am, our mechanic Harry Morrow, Martyn Stone and stepson Mathew Moth Robertson all set to travel the 700kms to...

New Book / Old Writer (well, not that old!)

I always wanted to write, but then if you’ve never written anything you don’t know any better do you? It started with a couple of successes with magazine articles a...

GIVING4GIVING charity group

The GIVING4GIVING charity group has just celebrated a huge milestone. We have now donated 100,000€ to local charities and good causes on the Costa Blanca. This is a massive amount...

Charity Shop of Calpe

Volunteers working at the Charity Shop of Calpe recently celebrated its ongoing success with an end of season BBQ.  The shop opened its doors in 2002, and since then has...

Giving It Back fund-raising group raised over 5500€ for Make...

The newly formed GIVING IT BACK fund-raising group of Moraira and Teulada held their first event at the Marina in Moraira. A Venetian Masquerade Gala Dinner raised over 5500€ to...

Charity Parachute Jump Success

Recently Nick Coleman and Olly Pegrum from Hamiltons of Moraira completed a parachute jump in aid of cancer care.  Jumping from 14000 feet onto the beach at Castellón, they raised...

Calpe U3A Travel team

These are just some of the many trips and short holidays we, as members of CALPE U3A, have enjoyed in 2018. On Friday 9 February we set off to the...

The Original Charity Library supports Books2Africa and launches the “Sponsor...

The Original Charity Library, situated in Jávea Park, is home to a huge collection of approximately 14,000 wonderful books. And book donations, which are always gratefully accepted, continue to pour...

Cancer Care and Jalón Valley Help working together for a...

There have been very few times when Elaine Horton, President of Jalón Valley Help has been lost for words and even fewer when she has experienced true humility. At a...

A Perfect Last Day FOR SAMM

The last race day of the SAMM Spring Season 2018 was going to be crucial in deciding the series title as only 1 point separated the first and second placed...

HELP Vega Baja Connections Team offers support

The 1st July saw the start of a new support service offered by established local charity, HELP Vega Baja. The charity launched their new Connection Team - trained volunteers available...

Age Concern Summer Closing

The Age Concern Centre in Calle Paganini, La Siesta, will close at 1.30pm on Wednesday 25 July and re-open again at 10am on Monday 3 September.The Charity Shops in Av....

RBL commemorate Armed Forces Day

The Gran Alacant & La Marina Branch in Spain District North, commemorated Armed Forces Day with a traditional Fish & Chip SupperThe members and their guests sat down to a...

DP Entertainment - Bee Rumble

Hi All! Wow! Summer is here with a vengeance. Not that I’m complaining about that. Come to think about it - I’m sure that I said the very same thing...

Quesada Bowls Club Report

by Dee Stephenson Our Quesada member, Terry Morgan, has just returned from the 10 Nation Test Match which was held in Cardiff. Playing for the Spanish National team against teams...

Smiles for Kotukala

In August this year Spanish Insurance return to Kotukala in the Gambia but this time for a week of nonstop repair work to get the school ready for the new...
Focus On Local Businesses

Attention All Musicians – New Music Shop Open in Ondara

By Alan Silver The Costa Blanca is full of musicians. Well now there’s a new place to buy guitars and ukuleles, and of course get all your accessories such as...
Home & Garden

M3BT have a long list of satisfied clients

After 15 years of working on the Costa Blanca M3BT have a long list of satisfied clients who they have helped realise their dream home in Spain. Don’t just take...
Health & Beauty

World Day of Prostate Health (September 15th)

Quirónsalud will make free tests for the early detection of prostate cancer Analytics are aimed at men from 45 years of age; and from 40 years if they have a...