Community News

Visit Altea's fabulous firework display at sea

One of Europe’s most magnificent fireworks show of light, colour, gunpowder and music takes place in Altea on Saturday August 13. The Castell de l’Olla is one of the finest pyrotechnical spectacles you will ever see. Each year, on the Saturday closest to San Lorenzo which is held on...

Local Freemason's Lodge Hiram Abif, help to feed the needy

After being asked by the new Provincial Grand Master of Valencia to support four principal charities this year, local Lodge Hiram Abif wasted no time in responding to the request....

SPIRITUAL FRIENDS COSTA BLANCA

A notice to supporters, regular attendees and anyone new interested in this, there will be no meetings in August. We start fortnightly meetings again on Wednesday 7 September when clairvoyant...

Donation for MABS

MABS president Jacqueline Phillips MBE was presented with a cheque for 3,000€ collected from two recent fundraising events. MABS is a cancer support foundation, set up in 1999 and available...

Three Amata craft fairs in August

This month craft association Amata organizes two weekend markets in the province of Alicante, while their summer fair in the port of Jávea is in full swing until 4 September....

Scotsman is new head of Age in Spain

A Scot living in Santiago de Compostela has been elected President of Age in Spain, the organisation dedicated to supporting older English language speakers living in Spain or thinking of...

A JUNE WEDDING FOR SPANGLES

The Spanish Association of Barbershop Singers, of which Spangles is a founding member, recently reached out to respond to an urgent enquiry. County Councilor Brian O’Donoghue from Rathvilly, County Carlow...

Choir gives back

Following their successful ‘Concert at the Cave’ at the Cueva de las Calavares in Benidoleig, the Costa Blanca Male Voice Choir have made donations of 500€ each to Proteccion Civil...

The Amigos de Make A Smile Charity shop hosted its...

The event attracted a full house and with so many dresses and outfits on show, there was no lacking in choice. The whole event was an outstanding success...

The Calpe Benissa Lions Fashion Show was a great success.

The Lions wish to thank everyone who attended it, the volunteers who helped, Hugh Stewart who stood in as presenter at the last minute, and Helga and Marco and their...

Provincial Charity Golf Tournament 2022

On 17 June at the Bonalba Golf & Spa Resort, Mutxamel, near Alicante, the new Provincial Grand Master of Valencia, RWBro. Rodney Charles Bignell, hosted this year’s Provincial Charity Golf...

Yachties hold a Jubilee Beach Bash

The Costa Blanca Yacht Association organised a beach party on the Monteñar beach in Jávea on 6th June, to celebrate the Queen’s 70th Jubilee. The theme, of course, was red,...

Magnum Concert Productions Donate to Local Charities

Last month, Peter Johnson, COO of Magnum Concert productions was very pleased to meet with Sylvia Tatnell MBE, and staff of the Teulada Alzheimer’s Association (AFA) to donate funds raised...

The Entertainers June 2022 Programme

The very popular local group, The Entertainers, had a successful programme in June, concluding with a charity concert for SCAN at Los Arcos, Pedreguer. Their provisional programme for the summer...

The Weary Warriors

The Weary Warriors Dementia Support group The group, for partners and carers, meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, at the Jávea Golf Club between 10h–11.30, in...

J.U.G.S

28 Ladies attended El Penon Restaurant. We had a great afternoon. The food was good and the service was first class. We are breaking until September; have a great...

CHICAS TRY CHIC

For our final meeting before the summer break the Chicas tried a new venue, Chic Gastronomic in Moraira. We were seated outside in a pleasant leafy square behind...

The Arts Society Marina Alta Programme for 2023

The Arts Society Marina Alta Programme for 2023 is now available, and will be distributed at our next presentation at Salones Canor Teulada on October 6th 2022. The programme details...

GIVING4GIVING CHARITY

GIVING4GIVING CHARITY WAREHOUSE LA NUCIA GRAND BLUE 'X' SUMMER SALE 50% discount on selected itemsSat 2nd, Mon 4th, Tues 5th, Wed 6th July - 10am to 2pm How to find...

See the greatest ballet dancers in Alicante

The chance to watch young ballet stars in the making perform alongside their idols comes around just once a year. The Stars Gala of the National Association of Professional Ballet...

BARBECUE ON A LOVELY SUMMERS’S EVENING RAISES OVER 1,000€

Nearly 80 people gathered together in El Bañet, Almoradi recently for a BBQ to raise awareness and much needed funds for the newly formed Association of Movers and Shakers.Jo O’Halloran,...

PHENOMENAL SPANGLES’ JUBILEE CELEBRATION

The Platinum Jubilee celebrations to commemorate HM Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 year reign, something that no other monarch in history has achieved, could not be ignored by Spangles Ladies Harmony...

J.E.C. Ascot Ladies Day

Our celebration of Royal Ascot Ladies Day was held at the famous Rebate Restaurant. The day started early for the northern members who had to travel south to a...

8, 9 and 10 July La Nucía returns to the...

In the second weekend of July, the old town of La Nucía will be transformed for the 15th time into a bustling market from the Middle Ages. Amata - the...

Crescendo International Choir

Crescendo International Choir Gives Two Free Concerts, Raising over 450€ for Local Community Crescendo International Choir performed a free concert on 4 June, at La Siesta Evangelical Church in...

Antonio Orozco to star in the Dénia fiestas

One of the most talented artists on the Spanish music scene, Antonio Orozco, will be starring in this month’s Festa Major in Dénia. The top-level artist will be performing in...
Home & Garden

Accessible doesn’t need to be ugly…It can be stunning

A different reason for a bathroom reform. "I contacted Showerman as I’d heard great things about them, and I was after a reform with a difference. My parents live...
Health & Beauty

Donating glasses to Cáritas Jávea

CÁRITAS Parroquial have signed an agreement with Specsavers Ópticas in Jávea for the optician to donate one pair of glasses per month to their charity. Cáritas will select someone each...