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Day: September 12, 2018

Another Minister in the Sánchez Government Resigns

One of Spain’s most prominent ministers was forced to resign last night. The Cabinet of Spain’s PSOE Government has suffered its second resignation by one of its ministers in just over 100 days. Carmen Montón, Minister for Health, was forced to resign last night over the scandal concerning her dodgy master’s degree. Montón bowed down to pressure from fellow ministers, the opposition and the media and agreed to leave her post saying that she no longer wanted to damage the reputation of the Sánchez government, after stories of doctored grades and plagiarism would not go away. What started off...

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Get on Your Bike – Says Orihuela Council

Orihuela´s local government is hoping more residents will get on their bikes, and have installed extra bicycle parking frames Orihuela´s environmental councillor, Miguel Ángel Fernández, has proudly reported that the local government is installing a total of 38 bicycle parks throughout the municipality. The councillor explained how these facilities are being installed, not only in the city, but in the coastal area and the local villages around the municipality. In a press conference detailing the project, Miguel Ángel Fernández was accompanied by the director of the Official School of Languages, Sergio García, who thanked the council for the installation...

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J3 CD Torrevieja vs FB Redován CF

The third match of the football season takes place this Sunday at the Nelson Mandela stadium in Torrevieja. This coming Sunday 16 September at 17:30h, the next home match, the third in the season, between CD Torrevieja and FB Redován CF will take place at the Nelson Mandela grounds in Torrevieja. This will be the second match of the season to take place at home, in what is expected to be a thrilling 90 minutes between these two rivals. As you can see, if you’ve been following the football action so far, the CD Torrevieja team is fast-becoming a...

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Charity Autumn Fayre in Benijófar This Weekend

If you’re in Benijófar on Saturday morning, pop into the Casa de Cultura and see what’s happening at the Stroke Association Autumn Fayre. The Stroke Association of Benijófar will be holding their annual Autumn Fayre this Saturday 15 September. The charity event, which takes place in the morning, will be held at the Casa de Cultura in Benijófar. Visitors will be able to talk to various alternative therapy practitioners, such as hypnotherapists and reflexologists, about what they do, receive treatments and watch demonstrations. There will also be stalls selling items such as bags, candles, clothes, jewellery and books, plus...

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Plea for Storage Space to Help Children’s Home

The Elche Children´s Home has been given an extremely generous donation of items they can sell or distribute to help the kids, but they desperately need somewhere to store them. Can you help? The Elche Children´s Care Home has launched an urgent appeal to try to find storage space, after a local wholesaler donated 10,000 pieces of children’s clothing to be sold or distributed for the benefit of children in need. According to Michelle Diggle from the ECCH, “There is so much that we are going to sell some to raise funds for the ECCH and donate the remaining to...

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