Focus On Local Businesses

We Provide Insurance – and Nothing Else

By Elaine at Insurance Altea At Insuarance Altea, we’ve seen what we believe to be a concerning trend whereby banks are not only selling insurance, but insisting upon it in order that you can use their services. We’re not against competition, in fact we welcome it. We believe that customers...

3 steps your lawyer should always go through when buying...

• Is the property you're buying fully legal?• Perhaps you're worried about paying a heavy amount of tax?• Who will take care of essential check ups such as water and...

How does your insurance company value your car after a...

God forbid this should happen to you but if your vehicle is treated as a total loss (also known as a ‘write-off’) it is because the cost for the repair...

“I just couldn’t understand why their financial advisor had recommended...

by Sam Kelly, Managing Partner – Chorus FinancialA gentleman, we’ll call him Mr Smith to protect his privacy, had a feeling all was not well with his portfolio. Around 18...

Brexit, pensions and tax returns: get advice and save money

The countdown to BREXIT continues, we are nearly there and just awaiting the final confirmation. The good news for expats is that Spain is continuing healthcare for residents, and inflation...

The Hamiltons Formula comes to Jalón

There are a number of reasons why Hamiltons have been so successful and are established as one of the leading estate agencies on the Costa Blanca – they believe in...

Moving in or moving on, don't make the move without...

The Property Team in Jalón is a small, independent boutique estate agency run by husband and wife team, Stephen and Andrea who have combined their skills so that not only...

1% offer until 15th July 2018

“Wow David, that IS good.Somehow I had a feeling that the other investment wasn't performing well. I'm so pleased I found you in that magazine – I'd never read it...

Data, or no data? That is the question….

From time to time we hear of horror stories where a client has had work carried out by another PC Repair Centre and have lost their vital information previously kept...

1st Marcha Sport Bike, Sierras del Segura 2018

On Saturday 21st April 2018 twelve of us left the shop at 5am travelling in 2 minibus / vans for 2 hours to take part in the first Sierra del...

Asbestos related claims - are you entitled?

My name is Steve Woods and I am a solicitor specialising in claims for asbestos related diseases and I thought I would look at a number of questions that often...

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...
Community News

Goalkeeping runs in the family

In April’s issue of Female Focus we were introduced to Francisco Rosales as part of the Club Fit series of articles featuring real people and why they choose Club Fit. Well we spent such an interesting time with Francisco we wanted to tell you a bit more about this dynamic...
Home & Garden

Colours that feed your soul

Transform your bedroom into a beautiful retreat with curtains and soft furnishings in colours that feed your soul.We often concentrate our design attention to the rooms where we live our...
Also in this issue

Viva España

Journalist and broadcaster Jack Troughton plays ‘Johnny Foreigner’ and casts an eye over Spain and focuses on stories that serve as a gentle reminder he remains an Englishman abroad. VALENCIA...
Health & Beauty

Ask Kylie – What is your new range of glasses like? 

To mark the launch of Kylie’s new range of glasses at Specsavers Opticas, we asked her some questions about her new range. Q. How’s it been designing this collection? A. I’ve...