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October 28, 2014 No comments

STILL ON THE WAGON

The Go Sober for October Challenge, where people from all walks of life give up alcohol for the entire month, is coming to an end, with the vast majority of participant...

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Spanish Ebola victim is cured

October 27, 2014 No comments

Spanish Ebola victim…

Teresa Romero, the Spanish nursing assistant who became the first person to contract Ebola outside of Africa, is definitively free of the virus after testing negative i...

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Appeal after Man and dog attacked

October 27, 2014 No comments

Appeal after Man and…

A horrific mugging in Los Balcones has left a pensioner and his dog serious hurt. George and Chucky are well-known figures in the Largo Jardin area. George was heading ...

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CoastRider Pride of Spain gala celebrates local accomplishments

October 20, 2014 No comments

CoastRider Pride of …

This year’s CoastRider Pride of Spain Awards ceremony was held last Friday, October 17th was once again staged in Torrevieja’s Municipal Theatre. The 2014 awards is the...

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2014 Royal British Legion Poppy appeal launched in Torrevieja

October 20, 2014 No comments

2014 Royal British L…

This year’s Royal British Legion Poppy appeal was launched in Torrevieja on Wednesday morning last week. The Hombre del Mar on the Paseo was the scene for the official ...

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October 20, 2014 No comments

Spain hoping to be E…

At the beginning of last week Fernando Rodriguez Artalejo, who is a member of the special committee established by the Spanish government to oversee and manage the Ebol...

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IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR READERS AND ADVERTISERS

September 24, 2014 No comments

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR…

There have been some changes at the CoastRider this week and Managing Director Claire Worland wants to ensure that readers and advertisers are informed of the situation...

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Skincare News:  Extreme Beauty…Where do Celebrities Go Wrong?!

May 17, 2013

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An Expert Eye - Over the years I’ve become slightly obsessed at looking at the (sometimes) distorted faces of ...

Dear Laura

May 26, 2014

Dear Laura

Hi Laura, I am going through a tough time at the moment and would like your advice and input into my current s...

Pickled mixed vegetable slaw

August 26, 2013

Pickled mixed vegeta…

I was delighted to see the return of the Great British Bake Off last week so I had better get the baking trays...

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October 28, 2014 No comments

STILL ON THE WAGON

The Go Sober for October Challenge, where people from all walks of life give up alcohol for the entire month, is coming to an end, with the vast majority of participants having already successfully co...

Read more
STILL ON THE WAGON

October 28, 2014 No comments

STILL ON THE WAGON

The Go Sober for October Challenge, where people from all walks of life give up alcohol for the entire month, is coming to an end, with the vast majority of participants having already successfully co...

Read more
Green Line success continues

October 28, 2014 No comments

Green Line success continues

The Green Line service driven by the Department of Environment has received 584 incidents since its launch earlier this year and according to the statistics 79 percent of the issues logged have alread...

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Bite size news - Orihuela Costa

October 27, 2014 No comments

Bite size news - Orihuela Costa

Tapas bus - The Town Hall in Playa Flamenca has organised a bus to take residents from Orihuela Costa and Entre Naranjos to Orihuela for the bank holiday Outlet Feria and to enjoy the City’s Tapas Rou...

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Madrid councillor dismisses top official for having a child

October 27, 2014 No comments

Madrid councillor dismisses top official for having a child

A Madrid municipal employee has been dismissed because she is the mother of a small child.  Her boss, Popular Party (PP) councillor Ángel Donesteve, who heads the city’s Hortaleza district, explained ...

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Disabled lift still out of service

October 27, 2014 No comments

Disabled lift still out of service

Almost three months on the elevator that allows disabled access to Punta Prima beach is still out of action – despite resident complaints and a denuncia in August from the opposition PP party. The lif...

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Former Elche councillor fakes cancer to receive sickness payments

October 27, 2014 No comments

Former Elche councillor fakes cancer to receive sickness payments

A former councillor in Elche, Oscar Morales, pretended to have colon cancer in order to receive disability payments. The deception lasted five years enabling him to receive an allowance of €1,000 per ...

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Costa Blanca inferno

September 15, 2014 No comments

Costa Blanca inferno

The raging wildfire on the Montgó and Les Planes mountains between Dénia and Jávea continued to spread out of control despite every effort to bring it under control – flames flared up once again in Já...

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Neighbours complaints lead to increased control of pubs in Benidorm

August 11, 2014 No comments

Neighbours complaints lead to increased control of pubs in Benidorm

The Spanish approach to combining residential flats and buildings with commercial enterprises in city centres may have many advantages in preventing such areas becoming ‘abandoned’ at the close of nor...

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Terra Mitica tragedy update

August 04, 2014 No comments

Terra Mitica tragedy update

A failed harness is believed to be the cause of the recent fatality at Terra Mítica. The break in one of the belts of the safety harness on the ‘Inferno’ attraction is the first hypothesis the Forensi...

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Bay Radio Charity Awards

February 24, 2014 No comments

Bay Radio Charity Awards

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, How do you say thank you to the hundreds of people who dedicate themselves to helping others? Bay Radio and the community want to show how grateful they all are to the self sacri...

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Autumn at Terra Natura

October 21, 2013 No comments

Autumn at Terra Natura

The slight change in the weather is a sure signal that autumn is on the way and whilst we dig out our duvets and stew recipes the animals at Terra Natura are also gearing up for the change in season. ...

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Beach fair with a difference in Jávea Port

August 26, 2013 No comments

Beach fair with a difference in Jávea Port

The craft fair that is being held on the sea front in the port of Jávea has turned into an extra attraction for the Spanish and foreign visitors to this part of town.  Up to 20 stalls offer jewellery,...

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Vodafone customer’s £15,000 billing nightmare

October 28, 2014 No comments

Vodafone customer’s £15,000 billing nightmare

A Welsh primary school teacher who had his mobile phone snatched while holidaying in Barcelona is facing financial ruin after being told by Vodafone that he must pay a £15,000 bill run up by the thief...

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Cheap mortgages here to stay

October 27, 2014 No comments

Cheap mortgages here to stay

It’s not only homeowners in the UK who are enjoying an unexpectedly prolonged period of low interest rates – mortgages in the Eurozone remain at historic lows with signs that foreign banks are opening...

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EU says Spain can’t use force to stop migrants

October 27, 2014 No comments

EU says Spain can’t use force to stop migrants

The EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström, said last week that Spain cannot use force to prevent illegal immigrants crossing the borders of Ceuta and Melilla and said that the EU ‘would ...

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Spain vows to crush still ‘alive’ ETA

October 27, 2014 No comments

Spain vows to crush still ‘alive’ ETA

Spain's government has vowed that it will smash the Basque separatist group ETA after claiming that it was still ‘alive’ three years after it ended its violence. “ETA is not operational but it is aliv...

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Spanish Ebola victim is cured

October 27, 2014 No comments

Spanish Ebola victim is cured

Teresa Romero, the Spanish nursing assistant who became the first person to contract Ebola outside of Africa, is definitively free of the virus after testing negative in a second blood check, the medi...

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October 20, 2014 No comments

Spain hoping to be Ebola free by October 27

At the beginning of last week Fernando Rodriguez Artalejo, who is a member of the special committee established by the Spanish government to oversee and manage the Ebola crisis in Spain, gave a press ...

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World’s first Panda triplets

August 18, 2014 No comments

World’s first Panda triplets

A zoo in China has unveiled what are believed to be the first ever surviving panda triplets. Staff at the Chimelong Safari Park in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou described the triple-birth as ...

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Rioja’s wineries draw tourists inland

August 18, 2014 No comments

Rioja’s wineries draw tourists inland

Located far from the beaches that bring millions of tourists to Spain each year, La Rioja has sought over the past decade to draw visitors to its numerous wineries, many featuring stunning contemporar...

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August 18, 2014 No comments

Farmers want compensation for lost sales to Russia

The ban imposed by Russia on imports from the European Union is seriously affecting farmers in the agricultural sector who normally ship a range of fruit and vegetables to Russia either directly or th...

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August 11, 2014 No comments

Teacher fired for marrying divorced man takes case to Europe

A Religious Education teacher from Almería who lost her job after marrying a divorced man has taken her case to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg. Resurrección Galera's contract ...

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German newspaper criticises British tourists

August 11, 2014 No comments

German newspaper criticises British tourists

German newspaper ‘Bild’ clearly has no love for the British tourist abroad. The newspaper recently published an article criticising British tourists for their behaviour and attitude whilst on holiday....

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British drivers are tempted to drink and drive in summer

August 11, 2014 No comments

British drivers are tempted to drink and drive in summer

51% of drivers believe there is more temptation to drink alcohol during the summer months, a survey by confused.com has revealed. The research also found: 28% admitted driving while over the limit...

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Stilton and Walnut Wholemeal Loaf

October 20, 2014 No comments

Stilton and Walnut Wholemeal Loaf

Although the Great British Bake Off has now finished for those of us who might be interested in discovering tips and techniques for some of the recipes baked during the series there are still the Bake...

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October 13, 2014 No comments

Cooking with CoastRider

Well it’s over at least for another year. I refer of course to the Great British Bake Off, the final of which was last week and what a surprise it was. With a record five ‘Star Baker’ awards under his...

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Nebraska

September 15, 2014 No comments

Nebraska

Directed by Alexander Payne and shot in black and white, Nebraska stars Bruce Dern as aging, grumpy, forgetful ex-boozer Woody Grant, who's fixated on travelling from Billings, Montana to Lincoln, Neb...

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Locke

September 15, 2014 No comments

Locke

Written and directed by Steven Knight (Hummingbird), Locke stars a Welsh accented Tom Hardy as building foreman Ivan Locke, who gets in his car and begins a 90 minute drive from Birmingham to Croydon ...

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Got iTunes? You've now got U2's latest album

September 15, 2014 No comments

Got iTunes? You've now got U2's latest album

The world woke up to a new U2 album this week, downloaded free to their iTunes accounts and raring to go. But beyond the technological and commercial implications of their extraordinary largesse, what...

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September 15, 2014 No comments

You Can’t Be Serious

Is there a difference between indecision and procrastination? The latter postpones the indecision, but it all still boils down to ‘putting it off until tomorrow’. Some may argue that putting off makin...

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Rosa Tours

October 28, 2014 No comments

Rosa Tours

Quesada-based Rosa Tours offers customers a full range of travel agents services coupled with an extensive bus tour schedule. This family-run business uses its 14 years of expert experience to ensure ...

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Learn the magic of Sugar Craft at Cake Magic

October 28, 2014 No comments

Learn the magic of Sugar Craft at Cake Magic

Renowned baker Valerie Latham is set to share her skills as a cake decorator at the Cake Magic School of Sugar craft.  Keen to pass her knowledge on to budding bakers, Valerie is very excited about th...

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Euro Update

October 28, 2014 No comments

Euro Update

After the previous week's agitation financial markets returned to normal with share prices moving higher, safe-haven currencies losing ground and the so-called "risky" commodity dollars mostly heading...

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A to Z of Vitamins

October 28, 2014 No comments

A to Z of Vitamins

You can’t make vitamins or minerals in your body so you have to get them through diet and supplements - but what should you take and how much? Here’s The CoastRider’s A to Z Guide of Vitamins…  To be ...

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Give your vision a sporting chance

October 20, 2014 No comments

Give your vision a sporting chance

Experts from Specsavers have issued new advice to sports players across the costa. Taking part in regular exercise is a vital part of any healthy lifestyle and playing sport is a great way to be activ...

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October 20, 2014 No comments

Easyads Rated Services

Who do you ask when you’re looking for a Reputable, Trustworthy Tradesman or Service Provider!  easyads Rated Services was launched a few weeks ago and has been received very well by Consumers, Trades...

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Useful Numbers - Torreveija

  • Emergency 112
  • Guardia Civil 062
  • Policía Local 092
  • Policía Nacional 091
  • Hospital 965 721 200
  • Samaritans 902 883 535

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  • Policía Local 092/ 966 807 766
  • Policía Nacional 965 855 308
  • Hospital 900 223 344
  • Samaritans 902 883 535