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In The Movies


Certificate 12 Directed and co-written by George Clooney, The Monuments Men is based on both a true story and the non-fiction book by Robert Edsel. Clooney stars as curator and conservationist Frank...
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Ed's Comments

Ed's July Comments

You turn your back for ten minutes and the bricking up of a window in the lounge turned into demolishing the chimney breast! It was in the long term plan but apparently my idea of long term is slightly different to his interpretation. I have to say it was a little bit scary when we looked closely at the ‘workmanship’ in it and the scorched beams that were running through it! I don’t think there was a bit of cement in the whole thing and I’m glad he decided to change it sooner rather than...
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This Month

Original craft work in Hondón de las Nieves

If you fancy a stroll through a quiet Spanish village and a cool glass of sangría on a sunny terrace, if you admire and buy beautiful craft work, you...
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Inspiration and information for The Homes Gardens & Lifestyle Show

Costa Blanca South are you ready!GM Promotions are now planting the seeds and getting ready for the autumn Homes Gardens & Lifestyle Show, as we g...
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Focus On Community

Evening opening to continue this summer

Due to the enormous success of the first evening opening, The Original Charity Shop, Javea, will be open again on the last Fridays in July (25th) and ...
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Focus On Business

How can I solve my problems when I don’t speak...

Thanks to new technologies and professionals like me, problem solving is a lot easier these days. Technology is great nowadays, so if you cannot trave...
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Focus On Pets

Hot weather can endanger pets.

Covered in thick coats of fur, they can’t cool off as efficiently as humans. Pets that get overheated can die from heat stroke. You can help keep pe...
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Also This Month

File sharing

One of the internet’s strengths is the ability to send large amounts of information almost instantaneously anywhere in the world. However, it is very important to choose the right method...
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Female Focus Publications are recruiting.

Female Focus magazine is now in its 21st year, is a well known and well trusted publication with a loyal following of readers, contributors and advertisers. Female Focus publications also...
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Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

We’re all aware that dogs suffer in the heat, and worse, we hear the horror stories of dogs being locked in cars and sadly dying. Whilst you can’t stop stupid...
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Viva España’s Sensational Andalucian Horse Show Returns

This year, once again Jacqueline has organised, exclusive to the Valencian Community, another season of the sensational Andalucian Horse Show. A keen horsewoman herself, she once again wants everyone to...
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Jazz at the Parador July

American blues and jazz singer Sylvia Howard will be appearing with the Enric Peidro quartet in a one night only concert at the Javea Parador hotel on July 25th, 8.30...
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Health & Beauty

Is concern about elderly relatives in the UK keeping you...

The responsibility of having older relatives in the UK is very often given as a reason why ´middle-aged´ or ´just-retired´ Brits cannot make the move to Spain even though they would like to. But h...
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Home & Garden

Looking after plants in pots

Hello and a happy July to you all, this month I am going to look at pots, how to plant them for the best and what types of pot to consider. The first thing to understand about any pot and any plant ...
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Theatre Diary

August 14 Stage Diary

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 does it act as a guide to what’s ...
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Tandoor chicken

Recipes by Pushpa from the Spice HutTandoor chicken 4 chicken legs or breast½ pint of natural yoghurt½ tspn ground ginger1 tbspn paprika½ tspn garlic paste4 bay leaves6 peppercorns1 tbspn tomato ...
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Upcoming Events

Tue Jul 29 @12:00AM
Once more, a craft fair all summer long, in Jávea port
Tue Jul 29 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Costa Blanca Male Voice Choir
Thu Jul 31 @12:00AM
Help International Benidorm
Fri Aug 01 @11:30AM -
Calpe branch of the Royal British Legion
Sat Aug 02 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Social Group for Single People
Sun Aug 03 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Sunday morning Craft Market
Thu Aug 07 @12:00AM
Benidorm and District Branch of The Royal British Legion
Sat Aug 09 @12:00AM
Help Of Denia And Marina Alta 30th Anniversary Summer Gala Charity Ball
Tue Aug 12 @12:00AM
GASC August Quiz Night
Fri Aug 15 @12:00AM
Antiques Fair