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Migrants use fake ID

Dec 09, 2016

SECURITY AT Alicante airport caught out six passengers believed to be headed for Britain using false passports as Spain witnessed a surge in migrants at its borders. Read more

In the swim

Dec 09, 2016

A SPECIAL sponsored swim at Benitachell’s indoor swimming pool raised 9,000€ for the Spanish cancer charity AECC.  Read more

Iceland’s Poppy sales

Dec 09, 2016

SHOPPERS AT Iceland in San Javier donated a “fantastic” total of 3,421€ to this year’s Poppy Appeal – over a 1,000€ more than in 2015. Read more
Migrants use fake ID

Migrants use fake ID

Dec 09, 20160

SECURITY AT Alicante airport caught out six passengers believed to be headed for Britain using false passports as Spain witnessed a surge in migrants at its borders.
Bogus cop gang snared

Bogus cop gang snared

Dec 09, 20160

POLICE HAVE snared a gang of bogus cops preying on tourists in Barcelona, Spain’s second city and a hot spot for foreign visitors.
In the swim

In the swim

Dec 09, 20160

A SPECIAL sponsored swim at Benitachell’s indoor swimming pool raised 9,000€ for the Spanish cancer charity AECC. 
Iceland’s Poppy sales

Iceland’s Poppy sales

Dec 09, 20160

SHOPPERS AT Iceland in San Javier donated a “fantastic” total of 3,421€ to this year’s Poppy Appeal – over a 1,000€ more than in 2015.
Migrants use fake ID Bogus cop gang snared In the swim Iceland’s Poppy sales
Migrants use fake ID

Migrants use fake ID

Dec 09, 20160

SECURITY AT Alicante airport caught out six passengers believed to be headed for Britain using false passports as Spain witnessed a surge in migrants at its borders.
Bogus cop gang snared

Bogus cop gang snared

Dec 09, 20160

POLICE HAVE snared a gang of bogus cops preying on tourists in Barcelona, Spain’s second city and a hot spot for foreign visitors.
When the heavens opened: How 48 hours of torrential rain left the Costa del Sol a disaster zone
In the swim

In the swim

Dec 09, 20160

A SPECIAL sponsored swim at Benitachell’s indoor swimming pool raised 9,000€ for the Spanish cancer charity AECC. 
Plans for a new fire engine
VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS in Javea are dreaming of a new fire engine after generous donations put the purchase “within the realms of possibility”.
Thanksgiving turkey

Thanksgiving turkey

Dec 09, 20160

THE LEVANTE Council of the Navy League of the United States welcomed 67 members and guests to a traditional Thanksgiving lunch at Restarante Pepe in Alcalali. 
Iceland’s Poppy sales

Iceland’s Poppy sales

Dec 09, 20160

SHOPPERS AT Iceland in San Javier donated a “fantastic” total of 3,421€ to this year’s Poppy Appeal – over a 1,000€ more than in 2015.
Auction helps feed horses
A CHARITY Art Auction in aid of the Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre and its four-legged friends raised 1,670€ - enough money to buy 335 bales of hay this winter.
Scrooge discovers Christmas
SELL-OUT AUDIENCES enjoyed helpings of a classic drama and watched Ebenezer Scrooge rediscover the joys of the festive season in Studio32’s production of ‘A Christmas Carol’.
Slow cooker turkey breasts with wine & bacon
If you like the idea of Christmas turkey but often find it dry, then you must try this. The tender turkey is wrapped in bacon then braised in a slow cooker  
Italian veggie cottage pie
An Italian twist on an English classic, with sundried tomato, spinach and aubergine, this veggie pie makes a super budget supper 
Paella arancini bites

Paella arancini bites

Nov 18, 20161

These crispy paella bites make the perfect canapé for a Spanish-style party. We predict they’re the new deep-fried mac 'n' cheese, watch this space...
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...
Eyes on Diabetes

Eyes on Diabetes

Nov 11, 20160

November 14th is World Diabetes Day and the theme is Eyes on Diabetes. This important awareness day is focusing on promoting the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and treatment to reduce the risk of serious complications. 
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

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". 
Aunty Virus

Aunty Virus

Oct 14, 20160

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 after which my anti virus subscription expired.
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.
FACE lifts festive spirits
Award for fight against domestic violence
PROUD LOCAL police officers in Almeria have won a special award in recognition of pioneering work to help protect victims of gender violence.
Catwalk success for APSA

Catwalk success for APSA

Dec 02, 20160

APSA STAGED its annual Fashion Show at Maloans in Albox and raised 2,500€ for the animal charity – the money will support the dogs, new kennels, a neutering programme and vets’ bills.
Property law, the concept of ‘usufruct’ in Spain
WE FREQUENTLY receive queries in our office from clients who want to donate property to their children as a gift but they would still like to be able to keep the use of it during their life time. 
Get back the money lost buying property off plan in Spain
Get back the money lost buying property off plan in Spain; new success at the Supreme Court and against ‘Huma Mediterraneo’
Legal services of White Baos Lawyers for large investors
As a result of the global crisis in the real estate and financial sector, which has had a very serious impact on Spain, as it was preceded in this country by a property boom, there are many Spanish banks and real estate companies that own a large number of real estate assets, lik...
Revenge is sweet for La Vila
LA VILA proved a point by trouncing CAU Valencia 54-12 – the side who were responsible for eliminating them from last season’s play offs on a player registration technicality.
Sports stadium wins funding
WORK KICKS off this month on an 110,000€ project to modernise the facilities at Los Montesinos municipal football stadium. 
Alfaz Fantasy Football League
The Premier League for the 2nd week running produced a shed load of goals and plenty of points for our Alfaz Fantasy League Managers.The 9 Premier League games gave the Fantasy League 36 goals(which works out at an average of 4 goals a game),only 3 clean sheets,37 yellow cards and 3 red ones. Watfor...
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

Dec 09, 20160

We hadn’t seen our son for nearly two years as he’s been travelling and working abroad. 
Ask Sara

Ask Sara

Nov 25, 20160

Please let readers know the destruction caused by cheating.
Ask Sara

Ask Sara

Nov 11, 20160

On a recent holiday to Spain with friends, my wife fell ill when we were about to leave for a day trip.
Don't Be Knockin' The Rockin'
KEVIN JOHNSON an obscure Australian balladeer in 1974 warbled “Rock And Roll  (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life)” Strewth cobber, so did I, the first time I heard a strange alien named Elvis singing about 'Heartbreak Hotel' on Radio Luxembourg, The Great 208. 
In The Royal Court Of The Cat & The House Of The Dog
CATS DO NOT have masters, they have minions. Dogs, however, are there to idolise you & hang on every word you utter. To Muttley  you are Socrates reincarnate – to Garfield you are, well it doesn't matter because he's not listening anyway. 
Welsh Woes & Wows

Welsh Woes & Wows

Nov 18, 20160

THE PHONE CALL came just as I was getting drape suited & brothel creeping booted for a Rock 'n' Roll Extravagance with an 80's chart topping star & I was the compère at the Auckland Town Hall. It was a chum who was the manager of the best hotel in town.  
Carols Unlimited

Carols Unlimited

Dec 09, 20160

CHAMBER CHOIR ‘Music Unlimited’ opens a festive evening’s entertainment on Friday 16th December at the El Rancho Restaurant in Javea.
Crowning glory

Crowning glory

Dec 09, 20160

THE SUCCESS of charity concert ‘Queen Forever’ featuring top tribute band Chess funded a 1,600€ donation to the firemen of ISVH Bomberos Voluntarios of Javea.
ADAPT on song

ADAPT on song

Dec 09, 20160

THE ADPAT Christmas Choir is out and about entertaining with some festive music appreciated by enthusiastic audiences. 
Charity shop tradition continues
THE TRADITION of a charity shop in the heart of Parcent continues after ‘Kuna de Caridad’ opened its doors.
Support the Santa special
THE ORIGINAL Charity Shop and Library is selling tickets for its annual Christmas Raffle with cash going to buy presents for the youngsters of the Raquel Paya School in Denia. 
Fair is animal magic

Fair is animal magic

Dec 09, 20160

Stay Bright at Night

Stay Bright at Night

Dec 09, 20160

The Federación Internacional de Automovilismo, or FIA, has launched an awareness campaign using the hashtag #StayBright, aiming to educate pedestrians and cyclists on the importance of visibility on the roads.
School Bus Checks

School Bus Checks

Dec 02, 20160

All this week, officers form the Guardia Civil traffic department, assisted by colleagues from the Local Police, have been carrying out safety checks on vehicles carrying some of the most vulnerable road users, school buses.
Every Two Days a Worker Dies in a Traffic Related Incident
In the latest figures released this week, based on investigations carried out by the Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo (INSHT), a worker dies in a traffic related incident every two days.