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Drone danger

Jan 13, 2017

RTN READER Ann Paterson is campaigning to publicise the dangers of drones and the growing numbers of unregulated members of the public flying the machines. Read more

A cod road

Jan 13, 2017

TRADITIONAL FISH and chips were the enticing reward for members of the Harley Davidson club ‘FreeSpirits’ on their first outing of 2017.  Read more

Outcry forces animal rethink

Jan 13, 2017

PLANS TO evict a hard-working charity and the animals it cares for in Orihuela have been put on ice thanks to an explosion of ‘people power’. Read more

Happy winners

Jan 13, 2017

THE AGE Support Almanzora Christmas Raffle was won by Mr and Mrs Brian Rushen – pictured with charity shop manageress Margaret. Read more
Drone danger

Drone danger

Jan 13, 20171

RTN READER Ann Paterson is campaigning to publicise the dangers of drones and the growing numbers of unregulated members of the public flying the machines.
Graham Taylor dies aged 72
FORMER ENGLAND football manager died yesterday (Thursday) from a suspected heart attack at the age of 72.
A cod road

A cod road

Jan 13, 20170

TRADITIONAL FISH and chips were the enticing reward for members of the Harley Davidson club ‘FreeSpirits’ on their first outing of 2017. 
Outcry forces animal rethink
PLANS TO evict a hard-working charity and the animals it cares for in Orihuela have been put on ice thanks to an explosion of ‘people power’.
Pilot solely responsible for crash
THE SUICIDAL co-pilot of the 2015 Germanwings disaster bore sole responsibility for the crash that killed everyone on the doomed flight, prosecutors said this week.
Helping an older generation
CHARITY PRESIDENT Candy Wright was rewarded for over 30 years of helping people by becoming the first person outside the UK to win a ‘Point of Light’ award from Prime Minister Theresa May.
Battling floods and cruelty
A DONKEY and two horses were rescued by a Costa Blanca equine shelter as volunteers worked to overcome the damage caused by storms and flooding.
Formby’s love story

Formby’s love story

Jan 13, 20170

LOS MONTESINOS author Andrew Atkinson hopes his book about the Lancashire ukulele-playing legend George Formby will be made into a film. 
Pilot solely responsible for crash Helping an older generation Battling floods and cruelty Formby’s love story
Drone danger

Drone danger

Jan 13, 20171

RTN READER Ann Paterson is campaigning to publicise the dangers of drones and the growing numbers of unregulated members of the public flying the machines.
Graham Taylor dies aged 72
FORMER ENGLAND football manager died yesterday (Thursday) from a suspected heart attack at the age of 72.
Pilot solely responsible for crash
THE SUICIDAL co-pilot of the 2015 Germanwings disaster bore sole responsibility for the crash that killed everyone on the doomed flight, prosecutors said this week.
A cod road

A cod road

Jan 13, 20170

TRADITIONAL FISH and chips were the enticing reward for members of the Harley Davidson club ‘FreeSpirits’ on their first outing of 2017. 
Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Jan 13, 20170

IRISH DES will be playing the Wok in Javea on Friday 27th January to help celebrate Chinese New Year with his very own stir fry of music and good humour. 
Benidorm branding bags awards
SPANISH DESIGN agency Fluentis has won two top international industry awards for its clever branding of Benidorm – the country’s most famous holiday resort.
Outcry forces animal rethink
PLANS TO evict a hard-working charity and the animals it cares for in Orihuela have been put on ice thanks to an explosion of ‘people power’.
Battling floods and cruelty
A DONKEY and two horses were rescued by a Costa Blanca equine shelter as volunteers worked to overcome the damage caused by storms and flooding.
Formby’s love story

Formby’s love story

Jan 13, 20170

LOS MONTESINOS author Andrew Atkinson hopes his book about the Lancashire ukulele-playing legend George Formby will be made into a film. 
Cashew curry

Cashew curry

Jan 13, 20170

This easy low-carb lunch is packed with iron rich veggies, crunchy cashews and chicken. Serve with your favourite steamed greens and a scattering of coriander
Spicy chicken & avocado wraps
Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wrap 
Christmas pudding

Christmas pudding

Dec 23, 20160

450g white breadcrumbs
Three key trends for the style conscious man
January is a great time to update your style and the sales make getting a new look more affordable and fun. To help you or your other half look bang on trend from shoes to specs, Specsavers Opticas have identified three great trends which you can try this month.
Specsavers Opticas Collect Gifts for the Children of EMAUS
Specsavers Opticas in Javea and Calpe have a long standing relationship with The Friends of the Children of EMAUS, joining forces with them back in 2011 to provide free eye tests and glasses for their children. They are supporting them once again, by being part of their drive to collect gifts for th...
Guardamar Town Hall and local opticians fight blindness
The Guardamar Town Hall has launched a campaign to prevent blindness by bringing together several local opticians to offer free eye tests from the 21st of November to the 16th of December. They are inviting all local residents to visit their nearest optician during this period to take adva...
Oem Parts Exclusively Used In National Repair Network
OEM parts are Original Equipment Manufactured parts as made by your car’s manufacturer.
Community buildings insurance, are you fully covered?
If your home or property in Spain forms part of a block of houses, apartments or condominiums, it usually includes community buildings insurance.
A historic referendum

A historic referendum

Jul 01, 20160

On Thursday June 23, the people of Britain voted for a British exit, or Brexit, from the European Union in a historic referendum.
Aunty Virus

Aunty Virus

Jan 13, 20170

A while back you helped me resolve a problem re windows update. 
Aunty Virus

Aunty Virus

Nov 18, 20160

I have a Fijitsu laptop with Windows 8.1.
Aunty Virus

Aunty Virus

Nov 04, 20160

Whilst being connected to the internet this week I have twice received a message that came up on my screen warning me that I may have a virus and suggesting I should activate the field to "repair your system now". 
Young Hiker Dies

Young Hiker Dies

Sep 16, 20160

The body of a young hiker reported missing in Jumilla has been found. 
Convoy marks final farewell
Many people were surprised by the presence of ambulances driving in convoy through the streets of Murcia last weekend. 
Almond theft cracked

Almond theft cracked

Sep 16, 20160

Murcia’s Guardia Civil and Local Police in Pozo Estrecho joined forces in an investigation that resulted in the arrest of three family members for the attempted theft of 15 tons of almonds worth 30,000 €. 
The garden is mightier than the pen
DICK HANDSCOMBE has laid down his pen after nearly a decade of writing gardening features for RTN – but his love affair with the great outdoors continues.
A fond farewell to gardening readers
Nearing my 80th birthday and having written almost 2000 gardening articles for various publications in Spain and the UK, some five hundred having been for Round Town News, I have decided to make this my last in order to give more time to other activities in my later active years.
Rockeries can withstand long droughts well
Rockeries can be usefully included in the design of both small and large gardens. Thoughtfully located, designed and planted up they can look pleasing at all times of year and most importantly can require little watering even during the hottest summer months.
Happy winners

Happy winners

Jan 13, 20170

THE AGE Support Almanzora Christmas Raffle was won by Mr and Mrs Brian Rushen – pictured with charity shop manageress Margaret.
Taking the plunge

Taking the plunge

Jan 13, 20170

EXPATS IN Mojacar took part in the second annual New Year Dip in memory of Elaine McBride, who lost her battle with cancer in August.
Sweet dreams

Sweet dreams

Jan 05, 20170

TRADITIONAL FESTIVE sweets and a cup of hot chocolate tempted more than 300 people to Mojacar for a Christmas treat.
ATTENTION: EVERYONE WITH A MORTGAGE IN SPAIN!  How to get the costs back!
The Supreme Court of Spain in its Court Decision number 705/2015 of the 23rd December, already been confirmed by several courts, said that mortgage loan clauses obliging the customer to pay the costs – such as the notary, registration, and bank expenses – are abusive.
EU orders mortgage rebate
THE EUROPEAN Court has ordered Spanish banks to repay borrowers unfairly caught in a ‘mortgage floor clause’ from the start of the loan.
White & Baos Abogados wishes you and your family a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year 2017
Dear Clients and Friends, 
Roar on Las Leones

Roar on Las Leones

Jan 13, 20170

LAS LEONES – Spain’s women’s rugby team – take on Wales at Villajoyosa tomorrow (Saturday 14th January) in a friendly test ahead of this year’s World Cup.
Alfaz fantasy football league
There was double bubble points going into the Alfaz Fantasy Football League for the 3rd week running which gave the League another high average score of 46 points.The 17 F.A. 
Stand and deliver!

Stand and deliver!

Jan 13, 20170

WORK IS underway on the long-awaited new stand at the Municipal Stadium in Los Montesinos; part of an 110,000 Euro redevelopment at the home of football club CD Montesinos. 
France

France

Sep 02, 20160

France is only a few hours from the UK and therefore it makes an ideal destination for a family holiday.
Suffolk

Suffolk

Aug 19, 20160

“I worked at the Greene King brewery in Bury St. Edmunds for 30 years,” says Mick Baldwin from Risby, just down the road from where we stay at The Highwayman’s.
Pilots to Strike

Pilots to Strike

strike Jul 15, 20160

Ask Sara

Ask Sara

Jan 05, 20170

I had a long running feud with my sister, who I haven’t seen or spoken to for 15 years. 
Ask Sara

Ask Sara

Dec 23, 20160

This year I met my intended, and I am so happy.
Ask Sara

Ask Sara

Dec 16, 20160

My partner left his Ipad open recently, and I saw pictures of naked men on there.
On The Road With Yogi & Lenny
IN the late 1960's I was a wage slave working for the Canadian Government. Bearing in mind this was the height of the 'Hippy Revolution' but with my cheap suit, short hair & clipboard, I'm looking about as subversive as a doorknob. 
New Year's Resolution Delusion
LET me get this straight - if I alter this or give up that in the random chaos of my life, I'll reach a plateau of well-being? Pish! All I hope for is an occasional Magic Moment of Kismet. 
Mistletoe & Whine

Mistletoe & Whine

Dec 23, 20160

IF I COME OVER all Grinch like forgive me, it's just since becoming a self-unemployed radio hack I no longer have to pretend I enjoy spinning the number one Christmas platters that matter with all the false bonhomie of Smashie & Nicey. 
Noses grow on you

Noses grow on you

Jan 13, 20170

THIGH-SLAPPING fun is guaranteed when Careline Theatre unveils its 2017 pantomime Pinocchio; based on Walt Disney’s animated film version of the classic fairytale. 
Stepping out into the O2

Stepping out into the O2

Jan 13, 20170

YOUNGSTERS FROM a Costa Blanca dance studios enjoyed a taste of big time showbiz when they stepped out onto the stage at London’s O2 arena.
Joining the family

Joining the family

Jan 05, 20170

THE CONGREGATION of the Church in England in Albir celebrated the New Year in style with the Christening of Leonardo Andrews. 
Shop supports community

Shop supports community

Jan 13, 20170

GOOD CAUSES were handed over 39,000 Euros in donations by Javea’s Original Charity Shop and Library over 2016. 
Gifts from afar

Gifts from afar

Jan 13, 20170

A BELGIUM couple who bought a holiday home on the Costa Blanca heard of the children cared for by EMAUS and used social media to recruit new supporters ‘back home’.
Pupils support firefighters
GRATEFUL STUDENTS at the Laude Lady Elizabeth Junior School have made a donation of 1,596 Euros to the voluntary firemen of Cumbre del Sol. 
Road test: Seat Alhambra

Road test: Seat Alhambra

Jan 13, 20170

Having children is a great help to a motoring journalist because they invariably discover things about cars that could potentially pass by unnoticed.
The DGT Joins Waze

The DGT Joins Waze

Jan 13, 20170

Spain has joined up with various traffic authorities around the globe to Waze, a traffic information and planning application, aimed at improving information and road safety.
Three People Die Every Day on Spain’s Roads
The Director General of the DGT, Gregorio Serrano, has this week presented the statistics of road traffic incidents during 2016, a year in which, on interurban roads, there were 1,038 fatal incidents in which 1,160 people died and another 5,067 needed hospital treatment as a result of the injuries s...