Author: Claire Richards

El Plantio 2 Golf Society

!4 members and 1 guest assembled at El Plantio 9 hole golf course for the monthly medal competition on the 31 st July to find the greens in a less than ideal condition, having been shaved and left without grass in some places. Still, it was the same for everyone. Making a long awaited return to form was vice-Captain Mike Davies, who carried off the coveted trophy. Nearest the pins – Hole 6, Ian Henderson – Hole 8, John O´Brien. Third Place, Alistair Douglas, H/Cap 8.8 – 57.2 shots. Second Place, Barry Walthall H/Cap 17.6 – 54.4 Shots. First...

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HEADQUARTERS | The Club’s offices are up and running.

The new CD Torrevieja headquarters located in Calle Caballero de Rodas, nº56 Bajo in Torrevieja are now up and running, and have the following opening hours to attend to members of the public: ➡ Monday from 17:00 to 20:00 ➡ Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 13:30 and 17:00 to 20:00 ➡ Friday from 10:00 to 13:30 ☎ | Telephone: ➡ 965 719 699 Work is still being carried out on the club’s new offices, both in terms of the corporate image and at an organisational level, nevertheless at a good, steady pace. A few days ago, the...

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HELP Vega Baja aims for ‘green bags’

Following new legislation that shops, including charity shops, must charge customers for plastic bags, HELP Vega Baja thought they would look for an alternative solution. After looking for sponsorship, President Michele Masson met up with the José Miguel Perez from Grupo ASV and discovered that both organisations wanted to do what they could to help the environment. “We are keen to do what we can to not only help keep costs down for the charity but to consider the environment too. When we met with José it was wonderful to hear that he shared the same views and we...

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Rotary Club helps Ukrainian children

The Rotary Club of Torrevieja has put in a request for donations to help 13 children who are victims of the troubles in Eastern Ukraine. The children have been brought by the club to Torrevieja to have a holiday away from the problems in their homeland. The children have all lost close family members in the conflict or come from families who are struggling to survive without basic necessities. They were selected and brought to Torrevieja in conjunction with ‘Global Christian Support’. Now, during their stay in Torrevieja, they have been given opportunities to enjoy different activities and to...

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Volunteers and homes wanted

Torrevieja’s animal shelter (Albergue Municipal de Animales) is urgently seeking homes and volunteers to help lost and abandoned cats. There are dozens of beautiful domestic cats and kittens in the shelter waiting for adoption but not enough people are coming forward to adopt them. ‘We do everything we can to care for the cats and kittens,’ says Councillor Carmen Morate, ‘but shelter life can be distressing for them so we really do need more people to come forward and adopt now.’ Most of the adult cats were pets but because of different circumstances they have ended up in the...

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