Author: Claire Richards

Forty tapas and gin-tonics to taste on the Orihuela route

The Councillor for Tourism, Sofía Álvarez, has hosted the tapas and gin-tonics of the participating establishments at the Municipal Library María Moliner. The event saw all the dishes presented and allowed those present to sample them before the tapas route opens. This year will see the city run its fifth annual Route of the Tapa and Gin-tonic, which will take place in the streets of Orihuela from 10th to 12th November. The councillor has declared her satisfaction with the high participation this year, in addition to emphasising the strong commitment from the area and explained she wants the event...

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Charity fair in Torrevieja

  Councillor Carmen Morate has advertised the next charity fair event. It will take place on Saturday 28 th October in the Paseo Marítimo Juan Aparicio – by the Hombre del Mar right on the sea front next to the port car park. It’s an opportunity for different charitable organisations to set up stalls, display goods to sell and advertise the different ways in which people can volunteer to help them. The fair will take place from 10am until 2pm and is a good opportunity for charitable associations to raise awareness and Councillor Morate hopes to see as many...

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Art competition

– a lovely, lively day The Ray Scott Art Competition and Exhibition 2017 was a lively day last Tuesday at La Herradura in Los Montesinos with more than 80 paintings on display over 40 were entered into the Competition with approximately the same amount in the Exhibition.  One hundred plus visitors came to La Herradura and once again they were invited to submit The People´s Choice this went to Glyn Whiting for Dog Tired who also took first place with this painting in the category "People".  There are almost too many winners to mention but the other first places went to Elaine Sissons, Gladys Marsh,...

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Marcha por la Vida

  On Sunday 15 th October it was the ‘Marcha por la vida’ or walk for life that took place on Torrevieja’s sea front. Although it is an annual event, this year it seemed to attract more people than ever; keen to demonstrate their solidarity when it comes to the fight against cancer. The crowd began to gather at 11am with people meeting around the Hombre del Mar as well as further up the paseo. There were plenty of pink t-shirts on display with people having already reserved theirs in advance. Last year they actually ran out on the...

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