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Nightjar

I don’t really recommend the summer months for wildlife watching, it’s all too uncomfortable and there are much better things to do! It can become very unpleasant to be out in the midday sun (accompanied by the odd mad dog) and besides that, most birds will be seeking the shade and making themselves difficult to
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Tourist Info – August 2019

Hi everybody! This month you can enjoy so many different activities on Costa Blanca that it is impossible to describe them all! So whatever you are looking for, we are sure you will find it ranging from music to parades to fireworks…. and much more! In Santa Pola there is a cultural programme with plenty
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A small charge for the flowers

The fire engines had passes a few minutes earlier and now in his rear view mirror were the lights of the ambulance. As it passed he could see the glow on the horizon indicating a serious incident ahead. His first thought was the possibility of a diversion, but he quickly recognised his selfishness and hoped
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Protecting Pets, Protecting People

Last week we were asked by a client if he could take his female dog to the dogs beach when she is in season. By a strictly veterinary point of view, there is no contraindication for her health, but common sense would discourage it since it’s not the best moment to go to the beach.
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Montemar Bowls&Social Club July Update

BARBECUE On Saturday 15th June we held our first barbecue at the Santara Resort and it was a great success. The numbers at first were restricted to forty then extended to fifty and we still had to turn people down. Lynne Armitage did a very good job of organising the venue, the food and everything
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Gran Alacant Golf Society July Update

Not a lot to report this month. Following the busy months of May and June for the Society, July has been relatively quiet. However, the summer holiday season is now kicking in and whilst we shall lose the occassional core member for the odd week we do expect visitors to swell our numbers across the
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Tourism July 2019

Hello everybody! Just a few words to let you know what is going to happen in Santa Pola and its surrounding areas this month. For start, Santa Pola’s Town Hall offers its cultural programme for all tastes and you can check the whole programme on www.santapolaturismo.es Apart from all this, on the 16th of July,
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If They Only Could Talk…

Things like this are very commonly heard at every small animal practice: my dog is so clever, if he only could talk… It’s true that dogs can’t talk, but they can do something much more difficult: they can listen. This is the other think you can hear practically everyday at the practice: my dog understands
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For a man of your age

Unusual, For a Man of Your Age The decision, when it came, was easy. He had been feeling unwell all day and had gone to bed early to help sleep it off. It was now four in the morning and the pain in his abdomen was intense. He had to see someone. Quickly dressing in
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Montagu’s Harrier

Ask any keen birders what their best moment was while birdwatching, the chances are high that the story will involve a raptor. There’s something about these aerial warriors which brings out the Jeremy Clarkson in birders – Jezza would rather talk about Ferraris and Bugattis than Fiats and Fords, birders want to talk about Eagles,
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