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Number of foreign prisoners drops

August 25, 2014 No comments

Number of foreign pr…

The number of foreign prisoners in Spanish jails has fallen by 22 percent in five years; in 2009 there were 76,079 prisoners and five years later 66,765. The average ag...

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Vandals cause on-going damage in Guardamar

August 25, 2014 No comments

Vandals cause on-goi…

GuardamarTown Hall is berating a run of vandalism that has blighted the city. The recent spate of attacks carried out over the last four months, have focused on areas o...

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Anger at filthy state of Orihuela Costa

August 25, 2014 No comments

Anger at filthy stat…

There is widespread anger at the filthy state of Orihuela Costa, claims local political party CLARO. It’s representatives say they never heard such strong feelings expr...

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Spanish doctors cancer break-through

August 25, 2014 No comments

Spanish doctors canc…

A ground-breaking drug to fight 'usually fatal' type of brain tumour has been created at Barcelona hospital. Scientists at a Barcelona hospital have created a drug whic...

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Driest in Alicante for 157 years

August 25, 2014 No comments

Driest in Alicante f…

According to data issued by the Laboratory of Climatology in the University of Alicante recently the city is experiencing its driest half year for 157 years since 1857 ...

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Beer belly fat could be cancer risk

December 09, 2013

Beer belly fat could…

Researchers have discovered that the fat inside a so called ‘beer gut’ could be linked to an increased risk of...

Controversial North Korea themed video game out this year

May 19, 2014

Controversial North …

A controversial new video game about North Korea invites players to take on the avatar of Kim Jong-un and figh...

Relax with a check-up at the British Dental Practice

May 13, 2013

Relax with a check-u…

Going to the dentist for regular check-ups or to have work carried out on your teeth is not everyone’s idea of...

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Robin Williams’ death raises awareness of depression

August 28, 2014 No comments

Robin Williams’ death raises awareness of depression

The Samaritans is hoping the tragic death of Hollywood actor Robin Williams will help make powerful and positive changes by raising awareness of depression. Despite being a comic genius and gifted act...

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Quesada animal fundraiser success

August 28, 2014 No comments

Quesada animal fundraiser success

Hundreds of residents from Quesada and the surrounding areas flocked to Mr Smiths on Saturday to help raise money for local animal charities and raised an amazing 1,500 euros. The money will be divide...

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Malnourished mare rescued from appalling case of animal neglect

August 28, 2014 No comments

Malnourished mare rescued from appalling case of animal neglect

In one of the most appalling cases of animal neglect yet, the Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre has saved a malnourished mare with a disease that left her so itchy she literally broke off her own tailbone...

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Baranco Rubio gets emergency facelift

August 25, 2014 No comments

Baranco Rubio gets emergency facelift

Emergency work has been carried out by the Regional Department for the Coast on the cliff wall bordering the beach at Baranco Rubio. The repair came about after an Orihuela Town Hall technician report...

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Vandals cause on-going damage in Guardamar

August 25, 2014 No comments

Vandals cause on-going damage in Guardamar

GuardamarTown Hall is berating a run of vandalism that has blighted the city. The recent spate of attacks carried out over the last four months, have focused on areas of ArchaeologicalHeritage in Guar...

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Anger at filthy state of Orihuela Costa

August 25, 2014 No comments

Anger at filthy state of Orihuela Costa

There is widespread anger at the filthy state of Orihuela Costa, claims local political party CLARO. It’s representatives say they never heard such strong feelings expressed about the state of the dir...

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Driest in Alicante for 157 years

August 25, 2014 No comments

Driest in Alicante for 157 years

According to data issued by the Laboratory of Climatology in the University of Alicante recently the city is experiencing its driest half year for 157 years since 1857 when official records start. ‘It...

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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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June 13, 2013 No comments

Cash not welcome for traffic fines

Earlier this year, new legislation governing the payment of fines for traffic offences was introduced in Spain. According to the new law, drafted and passed by the Spanish Directorate-General of Traff...

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August 28, 2014 No comments

Official rape advice criticised

  Advice from the Spanish Interior Ministry on how to avoid rape has caused a backlash of criticism. Users on the social networks describe the Interior Ministry as macho and say they are blaming the ...

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‘Bad bank’ meets first half year targets

August 28, 2014 No comments

‘Bad bank’ meets first half year targets

SAREB known as the ‘bad bank’, which was the bank that was set up to control and manage the bad and suspect assets held by other Spanish banks, has met its first half-year targets for

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PP’s proposals for electoral reform criticised by opposition

August 28, 2014 No comments

PP’s proposals for electoral reform criticised by opposition

Mariano Rajoy’s PP government is proposing some significant changes to the regulations regarding local elections which critics claim favour the ruling party. The proposal on the table at the moment is...

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Number of foreign prisoners drops

August 25, 2014 No comments

Number of foreign prisoners drops

The number of foreign prisoners in Spanish jails has fallen by 22 percent in five years; in 2009 there were 76,079 prisoners and five years later 66,765. The average age of the imprisoned is 39 and th...

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Spanish doctors cancer break-through

August 25, 2014 No comments

Spanish doctors cancer break-through

A ground-breaking drug to fight 'usually fatal' type of brain tumour has been created at Barcelona hospital. Scientists at a Barcelona hospital have created a drug which is capable of killing off a le...

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Singapore millionaire Peter Lim buys Valencia FC

August 25, 2014 No comments

Singapore millionaire Peter Lim buys Valencia FC

Singapore tycoon Peter Lim is ready to sign on the dotted line and become owner of debt-ridden Valencia FC. The multi-millionaire businessman has reached an agreement after long talks with Bankia, the...

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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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August 31, 2014 No comments

Are the vintage casino fashion styles making a comeback?

More than likely anytime you’ve been in a public place, you have noticed that they have posted dress codes. This provides society with guidelines on what is decent as well as safe. These can actually ...

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Sudden Vengeance

August 25, 2014 No comments

Sudden Vengeance

‘Sudden Vengeance’ is the title of the latest book from author Nik Morton. Nik is a well-known local author with 20 or so published books to his name and countless short stories which have been publis...

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Cooking with CoastRider

August 25, 2014 No comments

Cooking with CoastRider

It is confession time this week. I have taken a slight detour from the run of recipes over the past few weeks designed specifically to minimise cooking and time spent in hot kitchens. That is not beca...

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August 25, 2014 No comments

Europa Restaurant- lounge bar offers variety on the coast

Until now, anyone wishing to enjoy a meal and a show has had the travel to Benidorm Palace. However, thanks to the newly opened Europa, variety shows and excellent food are available here on the coast...

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August 25, 2014 No comments

You Can’t Be Serious

It shouldn’t be about little things A good few years back I was making myself sort of useful one night by collecting empty glasses from the bar tables at Mulingar Squash & Leisure Club. Seated at...

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Cooking with CoastRider

August 18, 2014 No comments

Cooking with CoastRider

As I write this column we are going through the hottest and most humid time of the year. A time when even moving about at a moderate pace can be quite unpleasant. It is a time when not surprisingly mo...

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Hair and Beauty Academy

August 25, 2014 No comments

Hair and Beauty Academy

The Hair and Beauty Academy has a lot to shout about this summer. Not only is the academy now taking enrolment for 2014/2015 hair and beauty courses, but it is also about to celebrate its ninth birthd...

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Varicose Veins

August 25, 2014 No comments

Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and tortuous (twisted). The term commonly refers to the veins on the leg,[1] although varicose veins can occur elsewhere. Veins have leaflet valves t...

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August 25, 2014 No comments

Dear Laura

If YOU would like to have your questions answered for free in the CoastRider newspaper please visit Laura Boyle’s website www.lauraboyle.com & fill in the Contact Page with your questions or queri...

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Aunty Virus

August 25, 2014 No comments

Aunty Virus

Margaret via email asks: Hello aunty. I have a Samsung Galaxy tablet and for the past few days for no reason on the top left hand corner of the screen I have had a small memory card showing and not be...

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Free back-to-school eye checks

August 25, 2014 No comments

Free back-to-school eye checks

Eye experts Specsavers are recommending parents take their children foe a back-to-school eye check. During the first 12 years of a child’s life, as much as 80 percent of learning is accomplished throu...

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WELCOME TO RIGA WITH VIVALIA TRAVEL

August 25, 2014 No comments

WELCOME TO RIGA WITH VIVALIA TRAVEL

Riga is the capital of Latvia, the largest city in the Baltic States, and the second-largest city of the Eastern Baltic. It holds about a third of the country's population. Riga is experiencing a new...

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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 Nacional 965 855 308
  • Hospital 900 223 344
  • Samaritans 902 883 535