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 strings, cables, picks, stands etc. Strings and Things is based in Ondara and is run by guitar enthusiast Jeremy. As...

3 Essential steps when buying property in Spain

Step 1: Pre-purchase Welcome to the first article of the series of three articles involving three essential steps when buying property.Here are the steps: • Step 1: Pre-purchase – This...

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...

The Oceana Club – The Perfect Venue

Situated idyllically in Les Bassettes Harbour, just off the Calpe to Moraria Coast road (about 1 km from Calpe), you’ll find The Oceana Club Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge. At its...

Living in Denia? Trying to Sell? We Hear You!

The Hamiltons formula has proven to be very successful. Between our 3 current offices, we’re selling dozens of properties every month. Of course, we’re proud of this, but more importantly,...

Inheritance Tax in Spain

How to avoid Inheritance Tax in Spain between Spouses and their UK resident children This is a short article this month as I am writing from my native Jersey where...

Arches British Dental Practice – Quesada

Established in 2006, we are a committed multi lingual team of dentists, dental hygienist and dental nurses, dedicated, and with a high reputation, to providing quality gentle dental care to...

Why Seek Financial Advice

When I tell people I’m a financial adviser, I often get asked “Why should I work with you?” So to answer that question, here are my top 10 reasons.. 1....

Private Health Insurance Affordable and accessible

By Claire Johnstone - C J Insurance Costa Blanca I last wrote about private health insurance in March and it seems there remains a lot of confusion about what cover you...

About the permanent Spanish health card

Having the permanent Spanish health card is like having a good insurance: you never think you’ll need it until you need it… generally, when it’s too late. The good part?The...

Greed, Fraud and Losing Your Money

Greed can affect us all, especially where finance/ investment is concerned and experienced con artists regularly defraud thousands of people a year. They know that, in times of low interest...

Some Common Questions Answered

Are Habitation Licences Required To Sell A Property In Almeria Or Murcia Area?Actually, an occupation licence is not a document required to sell a property at the notary within the...

4G or not 4G – That is the question….

Have you recently moved or are in the process of moving to a new property and looking for a reliable Internet connection? Well we can certainly help you with this....

“Quebrantahuesos”

(The Bone Crusher) Sportif 2018. The “Quebrantahuesos” Marcha Cicloturista or the Bone Crusher as it is more commonly called is a very long, hard cycling-sportif in the Spanish and French...

Ciudad Patricia's Brand New Building Iris

By Amanda Hobbs - Ciudad Patricia Hi, My name is Amanda and I have been working here for 7 years now in the beautiful retirement resort which some people call...

Clearwater Drinking Water Systems

Are you tired of carrying heavy plastic water bottles? Would you like to help the environment by reducing plastic wastage?Did you know that your body needs fresh water to perform...

THE PERFECT GET AWAY

· Boutique Hotel with Lovely Pool and Terrace · Modern Airconditioned Room · Quiet Location · Restaurant · Close to Calpe · The Perfect Getaway The Perfect Get Away (When...

Tips and tricks to keep your aircon working by K&M...

It’s getting hot and you need to be able to rely on your airconditioning to keep you cool. At K&M we get busy for summer and are always on hand...

Summertime just got better

at The Clubhouse and Chillout Cocktail Bar The popular Chillout Bar at La Marquesa Golf, Quesada is now open daily from 9am and has introduced new summer menus so you can...

THE MEANING OF HORIZONTAL CRACKING

Horizontal cracking under the roof or terrace slabs is probably the most common building defect in southern Spain. The defect is easy to identify as they generally have a perfectly...
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...
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...
Also in this issue

Mars - a planet with a past

Last month I wrote about a big red spot on Jupiter, this month it's a small red planet in our night skies. Many people will have noticed a bright object...
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...