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Theatre Diary

Theatre Diary by Benny Davis

 Welcome to the Stage Diary, a column that since it was first launched in 2007, has become a major central point of reference to amdram on the Costa Blanca. Not only is it a guide to what’s on in a...
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Ed's Comments

May Editorial

I am a big believer in 'If you can't say something nice... don't say nothing at all.' Anyone with kids or grand kids will probably know this is a quote from the film Bambi. Well if more of the competition took this on board then wouldn't we all win. Three times now in the past month other media on the Costa Blanca have lied about the ethics of Female Focus in order to try and get potential clients to sign with them. Twice with loyal customers and friends and once with our own daughter (someon...
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This Month

Supreme Court rules that banks should refund mortgage overpayments.

  Spanish banks could have to repay at least 4.5 billion euros to its customers. The Supreme Court has condemned 40 banks and savings banks for ...
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Calpe Beacon - supporting local underprivileged children

  Calpe Beacon is a group of friends and volunteers, living in Calpe or its environs who have banded together to raise funds to help local underpri...
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Focus On Community

Samaritans plan new branch in Denia.

Stephen Baker and Beverley Duffin, both trustees with the Samaritans in Spain, gave a presentation to potential volunteers at the Rotes Hotel in Denia...
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Focus On Business


  By Mike Adams, BBC Construction Just imagine for a moment that you want to make some improvements to your home. You find a builder who is perso...
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Focus On Pets

AKIRA forthcoming events May

  We are delighted to say the Shelter is up and running and is open from 10.30am - 12.30pm, Tuesday to Sunday. Tel: 657 689 567, email akirashelter...
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Also This Month

Family Funday Success

A grand total of 1500€ was raised at the Family Funday Extravaganza for Make a Smile and Grant a Wish, with a further 950€ raised by Make a Smile...
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The UK vote on the continued membership of the EU is just around the corner. If the vote means that Britain leaves, there will probably be some major shocks: general,...
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More than 1000 expats per day in Spain are clicking on

  Ambassador Simon Manley urges Brits to have their say in the EU referendum.Deadline to register for a postal vote is 16th May. More than 1000 expats per day in...
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Burns and Scalds and what to do

  Burns and scalds are damage to the skin caused by heat. Both are treated in the same way. A burn is caused by dry heat - by an iron...
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Thai Orange Chicken

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 carrots, cut into matchsticks ½ teaspoon minced fresh ginger root 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cu...
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Health & Beauty

Adjusting to a better life with hearing instruments

  In March's Female Focus article (available online at if you missed it) we looked at the many modern day choices of hearing aids. But choosing a hearing device is just the b...
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Home & Garden

Gardens and Water Features

Water Features.I know I have covered this topic before, but summer is almost here and so I thought it was time to revisit water features. As the weather warms up the presence of water within the garde...
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Upcoming Events

Tue May 31 @12:00AM
Costa Blanca Mountain Walkers.
Tue May 31 @10:30AM -
Costa Blanca Computer Club.
Tue May 31 @ 6:30PM - 08:45PM
Xàbia Book Circle
Thu Jun 02 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Moraira UFO discussion group
Thu Jun 02 @ 6:30PM -
Alfaz Spiritual Foundation
Fri Jun 03 @11:00AM -
Calpe branch of the Royal British Legion Meetings
Sat Jun 04 @12:00AM
Evening At Finca Abril
Sat Jun 04 @ 8:00AM -
U3A Vall Del Pop Summer BBQ
Sat Jun 04 @ 7:30PM -
The Finca Abril Akira Event
Thu Jun 23 @ 8:00AM -
Dinner Dance Adele Gandia Social Club