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Reto global. Acción local?

Mientras escribimos este artículo, los líderes mundiales se reúnen en Egipto en la cumbre COP 27 donde se van a discutir medidas para abordar el desafío del cambio climático global. El cambio climático es uno de varios problemas interrelacionados que amenazan el mundo natural y la civilización humana: la extinción de especies, la desertificación, la


The year is ending, and it can be easily summarized like this: it has been the year of the fake news. Here, in Spain, about Ley de Bienestar Animal (Animal Welfare Act), which is NOT EVEN completely developed at this moment, we have heard lots of silly things and nonsense. We’ve already written about this

A lost world

One of the features of Spain that is little understood by foreigners is its tradition of establishing model new towns and villages. The country is scattered with little settlements built at various times over the last three hundred years by landowners, industrialists and governments.  The motivations for establishing these planned communities have included utopianism, commercial

Montemar Bowls & Social Club November Update

AUSSIE PAIRS On Wednesday 21st September we played the popular drawn Aussie Pairs.Twenty four players took part each pair played eighteen ends. The result was based on the most shots per couple. The winners were Joan Harding and Sue Bounds the runners up were Jan Soars and Ian Hamilton. Well done to the winners and

GA Walking football November Update

We are now able to enjoy the cooler weather at our 11am Wednesday sessions at the Indoor Centre on Av. D’Escandinavia,78.  Numbers are constantly good with old regulars coming and visiting more frequently as we all come to terms with “life with Covid”  – and we continue to welcome new members and  introduce them to

GA Runners November Update

1st of October saw El Altet host their 7th edition of the 5k and 10k races with 3 of our runners taking part – Philippe (GA Homefinders) and 2 new comers, Ian and Julie from the UK. Philippe has suffered with knee problems (Meniscus) for many years and this was his first race in 2 years

GA Runners October 2022

As the temperature cools somewhat there is an increase in activity both here in GA and at home with runners arriving from their homes and looking for partners to run with.  Jeanne looks like she is improving from her injuries and has started her slow journey back to fitness and is looking forward to the

Antony Edwards

Hi, my name is Lynne and I have been lucky to call Gran Alacant home for the last 6 years.  People fascinate me and I love to hear about their adventures and life stories.  Over the next few months, I will be sharing some interviews with GA’s very own Superstars!  This month’s interview is with

Montemar Bowls & Social Club October Update

CHICKEN RUN Sunday 28th August Twenty two players took part in the monthly chicken run. As it was another very hot day we only played sixteen ends. The chickens were won by Cindy Bedford and Phil Goble  the eggs by Sheila Roberts and Chris Harding. Thank you to Jack Burrell and Tanya Oliver who donated