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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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El Pou Clar & Bocairent

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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MONTEMAR BOWLS & SOCIAL CLUB JUNE UPDATE

LA PIAZZA DAY Thursday 23rd May saw our first La Piazza Day at Monte Mar on a very hot May day. Twelve teams of trips took part playing two games of nine ends, with an hours break in between. After a competitive mornings bowling the winners were Sheila Roberts, Micheal Williams skip Barrie Woodfine. After
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Montemar Bowls & Social Club May Update

CHAMPIONS OF CHAMPIONS Playing for Monte Mar in the Ladies Pairs Lynne Armitage and Margaret Finlayson After two challenging games Lynne and Margaret got through to the semi finals. In the semi finals Lynne and Margaret lead until the last two ends but lost to Kath and Ann from San Louis. They both thoroughly enjoyed
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Gran Alacant Golf Society, June Update

Not a great deal to report this month. The Course continues to be in good condition and is a pleasure to play. One question we are frequently asked is “how much does it cost to play golf with the Society?” Well,it varies across the seasons. Presently the cost payable directly to the Course for someone
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The Sound of Silence

It wasn’t the noise of the crickets that irritated Rodger; it was the incessant nature of the noise. The only thing he found more annoying was the noise of the frogs that followed, after sunset. He had lain in the same spot each evening and night for three days, surveying the small house and its
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Tourism – June 2019

Hello everybody, June is the month for the celebration of one of the biggest fiestas in Spain “ Bonfires of St. John” when you can enjoy so many things! For example, bull fighting from the 21st to 29th, celebrations in the streets from the 20th to 24th and burning of the beautiful cartoon monuments on
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