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Bill via email asks: Hi Aunty. I have a new Toshiba laptop with Windows 10 and I have managed to install the new Skype without any problems but every now and then I have a issue trying to make a call to the UK. I downloaded Skype from the proper Skype site and I can...

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Get to know Spanish traffic law

Get to know Spanish traffic law

Understanding Spanish Traffic Law has taken a huge leap forward this week, with the publication of a new eBook by the N332 Road Safety Group. A team of volunteers have been working on the publication for over a year, translating the official Spanish traffic law, the...

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Patching up the beaches

Patching up the beaches

Following the storms in the early hours of Monday 19 th November, the beaches in Torrevieja have been left in a sorry state. Much of the sand has been swept into the sea by flood water and the town council has the job of replacing it. Altogether it is estimated that...

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Celebrate the year with Footwork Dance

Celebrate the year with Footwork Dance

It’s been yet another “fabulous” year of dancing achievements for Footwork Dance and as the year draws to a close the students are now busy putting the final touches to their Christmas show, “The Voyage” a tour of dance. Directed and Choreographed by Erica Dorrill you...

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Robin and Mike via email asks: Hi Aunty. In a recent article, about translating a page of text, you suggested scanning it as an OCD document. My HP 2130 scanner does not appear to have that as an option. Unless one of these is an acronym for OCD. The file types...

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Ibiza No Longer Just A Club Hub

Ibiza No Longer Just A Club Hub

There’s a perception around the world that Ibiza is a place for all-night clubbing, extravagant lifestyle, and celebrity spotting. These are indeed all aspects of the island’s culture. Once an island becomes known as a party destination for the rich and famous, it’s...

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Euro Weekly GBP: Last week, Mark Carney met with concerns over post-Brexit monetary policy; the Bank of England stated that it is not a given that a no-deal Brexit would lead to lower interest rates. The market does assume that an orderly Brexit would mean a faster...

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We’ve got your back Millie

We’ve got your back Millie

Local schoolgirl Millie is 13 years old. She is a keen dancer, she loves all types of sports and gymnastics - people who are acquainted with Millie know how active she is, always out and about on her roller boots and scooter. Millie was diagnosed in 2015 with severe...

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New buses on Torrevieja’s streets

New buses on Torrevieja’s streets

Two new buses have been bought at a cost of more than half a million euros. The buses will be added to existing stock to improve the bus service in the town. Each bus offers 49 places as well as a double ramp for access. They have GPS and inside the bus there will be...

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This year, Remembrance Sunday fell on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, making the commemorative events even more poignant. There were a series of services held across the Costa Blanca. A crowded church in La Siesta played host to Saturday’s...

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Winter Beach success in Orihuela Costa

Winter Beach success in Orihuela Costa

The Councillor for Beaches, Luisa Boné has highlighted the success of the Winter Beach activities and reminded people if they haven’t yet tried them out there’s still time. The activities have been hugely popular with a high number of people taking part in the fun,...

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Tapas and Gin & Tonic

Tapas and Gin & Tonic

The councillor for Tourism, Sofía Álvarez, has presented the VI edition of the Tapas and Gin & Tonic route, which will take place from 16th to 18th November. She said: "This is one of the activities carried out by this Council that is most welcomed by the hospitality...

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Hospital waiting times announced

Hospital waiting times announced

Torrevieja hospital has announced that during the summer months the average waiting time in casualty was 45 minutes. Altogether the department attended to 78,282 emergencies which is around 851 a day. Of these, 46% were foreigners mostly from the UK, Ireland, France,...

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Butterfly Children benefit from fundraiser

Butterfly Children benefit from fundraiser

Another fantastic fundraising night raised a record-breaking €7,036.14 at The IX Butterfly Charity Ball in aid of The Butterfly Children’s Charity, DEBRA. The event was held recently at La Marina Camping Resort, La Marina, organised by Mary Chambers and Sue Rogers....

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Edition 16 October 2018

John via email asks; Hi Aunty. I now have an app called Reimage Pro which has told me that I have 175 errors and it would fix them. I installed it because my laptop was very very slow so I thought it would fix ny problems but since I installed it I cannot open any of...

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Edition 16 October 2018

Giving up Alcohol I don’t think I am an Alcoholic but I am aware I am drinking too much and want to cut down. I go out socially a lot, and I find drinking less is very difficult. I decided to not drink at all for a while and stopped going out. It was very boring, and...

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Barkinside dogs are winners

Barkinside dogs are winners

Fun and delightful chaos at the park in La Romana where 57 dogs entered the Barkinside Annual Dog Show last week. There were stalls selling goodies and food and of course the inevitable raffle and an auction. Over 100 dog owners and dog lovers from all over the area...

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