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Norwegian Club April 2024 Update

TRIP TO GRANADA DAY 1: Early departure from GA and a stop at Puerto Lumbreras, where we met up with our guide from Viajes Mercurio. To our surprise, Juan invited us to wine, empanadas and cake, produced locally. DAY 2: Early Birds for breakfast at 07am and entering the bus for destination Las Alujarras. Reaching

Montemar Bowls & Social Club April 2024 Update

SUPER SEVEN COMPETITION Seven teams of pairs took part in the Super Seven Competition, everyone who took part thoroughly enjoyed the different format. The winners were Colin Bedford, Cindy Bedford, Keith Young, runners up Des Freeman, Paul Dodd, Barry Watson. After the presentation we enjoyed lunch at Skippers. Thank you Diane Horsington and John Hunt

Clinica Veterinaria: A Lucky Mother Cat

On 02-03-2024, a client brought to our practice a street female cat she had been feeding for several months. The reason of the visit was she noticed the cat was getting fatter and fatter, so a pregnancy was suspected. First of all, we noted she was not chipped, and then, the ultrasound scanner evidenced a

Home Turf April 2024

EL PALMERAL If there is one thing that our area can claim as unique in Europe it is the intensive cultivation of date palm trees. Palms of various types grow in other parts of Europe; one thinks of the famous palms of the glamorous French Riviera or even those of the more prosaic “English Riviera”

Business Interview | VICTORIA

With Fiona Jane Edwards ABOUT VICTORIA ESTATE AGENT Victoria was the first real estate business in Gran Alacant established over 40 years ago in 1982 and the first estate agent to bring British and Scandinavian clients to Gran Alacant. As well as offering support and advice throughout the whole process of buying and selling your

Montemar Bowls & Social Club March 2024 Update

JOAN & CHRIS HARDING DIAMOND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Saturday 20th January – What a wonderful afternoon we had at La Piedra celebrating Joan and Chris’s 60th wedding anniversary. They first met at junior school, wow what a lovely achievement!! The food was as usual delicious, the drinks flowed and the company was great, we hope Joan

Norwegian Club March 2024 Update

TRIP TO JALON/TABERNA Shopping and sightseeing in Jalon: Trip to bodega bocopa alicante The new kitchen and official opening 25 January – Beautiful weather and good to see so many club members at the opening enjoying themselves. The new kitchen is bright, open and airy. We have chosen a good quality kitchen with practical solutions.

Home Turf March 2024

Los cerros de Úbeda: a wander through Spain´s golden age Our parents’ golden wedding anniversary offered the opportunity to take the entire family on an adventure into one of the most beautiful yet lesser known southern Spanish cities: Úbeda. Only three and a half hours drive away from Gran Alacant, this small city in Jaén

Adverse Drug Reactions

We have read recently at the papers the case of adverse reactions to Nolotil in humans. Some deaths have been reported these last years in people who were on this painkiller. The symptoms consist on a dramatic white blood cells drop (agranulocytosis), and the strange thing is a minimum percentage of these cases were reported