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SHORT-TOED EAGLE

Your obscure word for this month is ophidiophobia, which is the fear of snakes, horrible slimy things which will kill you if they get the chance by digging their fangs into you, or coiling round your neck and strangling you to death. All utter nonsense, of course (for the most part), but even when you
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Tourist Information – March 2020

Hi everybody. At the beginning of this month is the main period to see peach tree blossom in Cieza (Murcia). It would be a nice day out to visit “Santuario de la Fuensanta” in Calasparra and enjoy the beautiful scenery that nature offer us, take the country road RM-B19, to Cieza in the middle of
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CORONAVIRUS AND PETS (WSAVA RECOMMENDATIONS)

Due to the pneumonia outbreak in China, caused by a coronavirus called 2019-nCoV, WSAVA (World Small Animals Vets Association) has published an advisory document for its members, which is intended to answer some questions professionals and pets owners may ask about this health problem. The outbreak started in December 2019, initially in the Chinese city
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Els Arcs

My name is Heidi and I come from Helsinki, Finland. With my husband Olli-Pekka and our 3 dogs we live in Gran Alacant and enjoy the brilliant Mediterranean climate and possibility of discovering new hiking routes all over our Alicante province and sometimes even a bit further. Ironically, I have a fear of heights, but
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Couch to 5k

Can you do it? Taking up running can seem like a scary prospect, especially if you feel out of shape or unfit. NHS Couch to 5K will help you gradually work up towards running 5K in just 9 weeks. What is Couch to 5K? Couch to 5K is a running plan for absolute beginners. It
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HOW TO WATCH BIRDS IN THE CLOT

Over the past few years, I’ve described the wide variety of birdlife that can be seen in our area, particularly down in the Clot which is a tremendous resource right on our doorsteps. So you don’t have to travel far to see the best of what Spain has to offer, but the other day someone
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Tourism – February 2020

Hi everybody, In February you can enjoy parades of Moors and Christians in Bocairente from 1stth to 5th and in Sax 1st to the 5th for the exact day of the parades, please contact Tourist Info offices. Another activity in February are Carnivals! All Towns along the Costa Blanca celebrate Carnivals! One of the best
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GAGS February Update

This months news: firstly for all our meetings in February our tee time has been changed to 9am so all golfers to be at El Plantio no later then 8.40am please. Secondly, the road works for the new accesses to the airport are now beginning to impact on traffic flow so please aim to leave
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