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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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Cooking with CoastRider

June 16, 2014

Cooking with CoastRi…

Having mentioned in last week’s column that the egg whites for the meringues had come from separating them fro...

warm chicken and fresh pineapple salad

July 12, 2013

warm chicken and fre…

Summer seems to have arrived with a bang and we are back with those hot and sticky days that characterise the ...

Molecular movie

May 13, 2013

Molecular movie

Animated Atoms are the new stars of the world’s smallest movie.  A new miniature video, put together by IBM, t...

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CoastRider Pride of Spain gala celebrates local accomplishments

October 20, 2014 No comments

CoastRider Pride of Spain gala celebrates local accomplishments

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 eighth holding of this prestigi...

Read more
2014 Royal British Legion Poppy appeal launched in Torrevieja

October 20, 2014 No comments

2014 Royal British Legion Poppy appeal launched in Torrevieja

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 opening of the appeal by the Roy...

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Info panels for the Coast

October 20, 2014 No comments

Info panels for the Coast

The Department of the Coast has installed ten information panels on the Orihuela Costato inform people about municipal services. The info points have been made by students of the Employment Workshop "...

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It’s tapas time

October 20, 2014 No comments

It’s tapas time

Local residents and visitors alike are poised to enjoy the culinary delights of Spanish cooking as two local cities prepare to launch their Tapas Route’s. Orhiuela and Guardamar are both celebrating t...

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Five year-old boy gets electric shock from handrail in the Plaza de Oriente

October 20, 2014 No comments

Five year-old boy gets electric shock from handrail in the Plaza de Oriente

A five year old boy received an electric shock from the handrail on stairs leading down to the underground car parking in the Plaza de Oriente in the centre of Torrevieja last week. Local police calle...

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Dealz opens in Alicante

October 20, 2014 No comments

Dealz opens in Alicante

The Mayor of Alicante, Sonia Castedo Ramos, the Business Secretary Belén González and Employment Secretary Carlos Castillo were all present for the official opening of the Dealz store in Alicante. Dea...

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Balloons released to commemorate World Day Against Breast Cancer

October 20, 2014 No comments

Balloons released to commemorate World Day Against Breast Cancer

The Mayor of Torrevieja Eduardo Dolón was accompanied by the Councillor for Health in Torrevieja Mamen Mateo, the medical director of the Chiron hospital, Ana Gonzalez, the President of the Associatio...

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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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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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October 13, 2014 No comments

Strikes, protests, lock-ins and human chains in schools

A weeks’ worth of protests were held across the country against education reforms that threaten the State schooling system. Starting last Monday, 6th October until Friday, human chains around and lock...

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October 13, 2014 No comments

Spaniards would rather be fluent in English than have sex

Nearly half of all residents in Valencia and Castilla y León would happily go without sex for a year in exchange for being fluent in English, a survey by Cambridge University Press has found. And two-...

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October 13, 2014 No comments

Police patrols protect mango fields

A Police helicopter has been sent up to protect Spain’s most expensive cash crop. The Guardia Civil chopper is keeping an eye on 9,000 hectares of mango plantations in the Axarquia, Southern Spain, as...

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October 13, 2014 No comments

One in seven travelling to Spain are drunk on plane

One in seven young tourists heading on holiday to Spain is already drunk by the time they get on the plane, according to a survey by Jetcost.com. The research found that holidaymakers of an average ag...

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October 13, 2014 No comments

Messi and his father due in dock over tax

Barca FC's Lionel Messi and his father Jorge have failed in their attempt to have charges against them for alleged tax fraud scrapped. They now have just five days to appeal before they appear in cour...

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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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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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WELCOME TO KUSADASI (Turkey) with Vivalia Travel

October 20, 2014 No comments

WELCOME TO KUSADASI (Turkey) with Vivalia Travel

A foaming sea, good beaches and over 300 days of sunshine a year.... no wonder Kusadasi has grown into one of Turkey's major sea-resorts. The ancient ruins of the fortress and its gates are a reminder...

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October 13, 2014 No comments

Tailored trips and tours

Those looking to explore the ‘real Spain’ are being offered personalised short trips and tours that aim to offer something completely different to those organised by large tour companies. These, arran...

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Dear Laura

October 13, 2014 No comments

Dear Laura

Dear Laura, I lost my husband about a month ago and since then I can't seem to get myself back on track.   I can't seem to stop crying, I can't sleep, I can't eat and I feel that I'm starting to sink ...

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October 13, 2014 No comments

How to create the best online passwords

Researchers have come up with a way to create hard-to-crack passwords which are different for every website, yet still easy to remember. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University asked subjects to m...

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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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  • Hospital 900 223 344
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