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Day: May 8, 2018

Orihuela woman pulls the best beer Spain

Restaurant owner Davinia Martínez wins national bartending championship Orihuela woman Davinia Martínez has been proclaimed the Best Beer Pourer in Spain at the national championship organised by in Orihuela a well known brand of beers. She owns the restaurant  Divino de Davinia Martínez and this year also came runner up in the Valencian Community regional championship. “I entered the contest to learn more and have a good time. I’m happy to have won the title because I was not expecting it, the level in the final was very high”. Davinia had to compete against 20 other bartenders who were...

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Man on trial accused of killing flatmate in Torrevieja

He faces 15 years for beating to death man who he considered like his father The Alicante Provincial Court – with headquarters in Elche – started a trial on Monday against a man accused of beating to death his flatmate, aged 65, in Torrevieja. The accused faces a sentence of 15 years in jail for homicide. The accused and the victim are both Swedish and had such a deep friendship that they introduced themselves as father and son. The events date back to January 2016. The accused started an argument with his flatmate when they both got back to...

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25 Blue Flags for the Vega Baja

Total is 4 more than in 2017 and Orihuela has second most in Spain The beaches of the Vega Baja have obtained 25 Blue Flags which will be flying from June along the coast, which is four more of the awards than last year. This makes the Vega Baja the county with the most awards in Alicante province and the most in the Valencian Community, which has more than any other region. The Blue Flag is an annual award and a quality certification system developed by the FEE since 1987. It promotes and rewards voluntary environmental initiatives by municipal...

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Charity event to control stray cats

Market and entertainment in La Mata will raise funds to neuter local colony A charity event to raise funds to neuter a colony of cats in Torrelamata will be on Sunday May 13th, announced Councillor Carmen Morate and Inma Azpiazu, the president of the Plataforma Independiente Matera (PIM). Morate, who gave the idea to the association, referred to this activity as “something very special” since “the solution to ending the overpopulation of colonies of cats is not to do away with them but to castrate them”. In this sense, the president of PIM said “we want to control the...

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