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What´s On – 5 March 2016

Mark Nolan here once again with your weekend round-up once again, looking at a few options for days out and things to do on the Costa Blanca. However, before we look at the local stuff, please remember that in the UK it´s Mother´s Day on Sunday. Card, gift, flowers, whatever, just send something now! Talking […]

TV Ban on Bullfighting Denied

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The team at Free Lunch Spain are celebrating their first anniversary of informing the community about life in Spain.
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Armed Forces Day

Armed forces day will be celebrated across Spain on Saturday with a range of displays organised in various locations. There have been activities all week but this weekend there will be a number of naval ships opened to the public for viewing in Cartagena, along with static displays. In the La Murada area of Orihuela […]


School children during the tribute

El colegio de Hurchillo paid tribute to local grandparents last week who help with the education of their grandchildren.

Children were asked to bring their grandparents into school where tributes were paid at a general assembly in recognition of the assistance they provide with the education and the upbringing of their grandchildren.

Always on the last Friday in May, similar tributes have been held at the school for the last 25 years. The evening event included poetry readings, plays and songs dedicated to the grandparents who help with the education of the ‘new generations’, be it with homework, packing lunches or simply accompanying their grandchildren to and from school.

The event was named the Super Grandfather school was Antonio Espinosa Guillen and Superabuela, Lola Torah Vergara. The school management said yesterday that this “is one of the most emotional events conducted by the center, which wants to record the gratitude that the school has all the grandparents’.

The Super Grandfather was named as Antonio Espinosa Guillen while Lola Torah Vergara was awarded with the super grandmother prize.

The school headmaster said that ‘this is one of the most emotional events conducted by the center, which feels it is extremely important to acknowledge and to record the gratitude that the school has to all the grandparents’.

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