Category: Costa Blanca

Results of Local Elections in Orihuela

The Councillor for International Residents in Orihuela, Martina Scheurer, has provided details of voting in the recent elections in the municipality, showing a particularly poor turnout in the coastal area. 13 parties participated in...

A BIG DAY OF TENNIS ON THE COSTA BLANCA

Friday May 22nd was a busy day of tennis on the Costa. Two visiting groups of players were out visiting and participating at two different venues.
The first group from Abingdon LTC joined in with the regular morning players at the Montepiedra sports c…

TICKETS TO SEE SPANDAU BALLET LIVE IN MADRID

We are inviting auction bids for 2 tickets to see Spandau Ballet live in Madrid on Thursday 18th June 2015 – I have been given the tickets by Tracey Marshall who won them but is unable to go herself so she had generously donated them to charity.
I ha…

CD TORREVIEJA SEASON 14/15 ROUNDUP

The season started off well enough, unbeaten for the first 4 matches, then a perfect 4 out of 4 victories in October.
When Torry recorded a superb 4-2 conquest over Muro in mid January, they deservedly reached the dizzy heights of 2nd place, but a d…

PERFECT TENPIN GAME BOWLED IN TORREVIEJA

63-year-old tenpin bowler Antonio Bermudez of Elche has achieved only the second 300 game ever bowled in sanctioned competition in Torrevieja.
‘Every bowler’s dream come true’ happened for him on Ozone Bowling’s lanes 13 and 14 during the EBT …

LOCAL ARTIST INSPIRED BY TORREVIEJA SWIMMER

Local artist Julia Everett-Wragg was so inspired by an action shot of Torrevieja swimmer Zoe Connelly that she decided to commit the image to a painting. She described the photo as ‘an inspiration’ and it was not too long before she set about com…

GROUP CALLS FOR CLOSURE OF LANDFILL SITE

Local campaign group, Vertivega, are calling for the closure of the Abanilla Proambiente landfill because of the illegal actions that are allegedly being carried out by staff employed at the site. They say that waste is being dumped in areas that have …

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