The effects of living with Alzheimer’s can only be imagined by those who don´t suffer the affliction, but we can all recognise the relief of being found when totally lost and disorientated After an extensive search of the area, officers from Orihuela Local Police managed to locate a missing British man who had been reported missing from his home. Despite Orihuela being one of the geographically largest municipalities in the region, the man, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, was located in the village of Hurchillo, disorientated and tired after spending hours walking through farmland. The officers took the man to hospital...Read More
Day: September 25, 2018
Reminder – Ryanair staff will strike on Friday in a dispute over employee rights As previously reported, this is a reminder that Ryanair staff will hold a 24 hour strike on Friday, 28 September, 2018. Unions in five countries, including Spain, will hold industrial action which they say will continue until the rights of the workers have been recognised by the company. Ryanair has, so far, cancelled 190 of its scheduled flights, with around 30,000 passengers likely to be affected. If your flight has been affected, you should have already received notification from Ryanair, who say that the majority...Read More
If you like to have fireworks at your celebrations, there is no harm in knowing the laws and safety advice before you party. The Local Police of Pilar de la Horadada are there to help The Local Police of Pilar de la Horadada are holding a presentation this week, offering advice and information about firework safety. The officers will be answering such questions as age limits on fireworks, and other safety critical information. The event is taking place on Wednesday, 26 September, 2018, at the presentation hall of the CIS in Pilar de la Horadada, starting at 9:00 p.m....Read More
This Sunday lunchtime in the main square of La Marina, don’t miss out on this fantastic open-air percussion concert offered by local batucada band Kilombo Kilombé. The percussion group is made up of around 20 members, all playing drums of various sizes marking out their beats in an African-influenced Brazilian Samba style. The sounds are sure to be fast, rhythmic and highly hypnotic. We’re certain you won’t want to miss this. Date: Sunday 30 September 2018 Time: 13.00h Place: Plaza de la Iglesia Address: Plaza de la Iglesia, La Marina Entrance:...Read More
Winter is a time to get fit and active on the beaches of Torrevieja Torrevieja’s councillor for Employment, Víctor Ferrández, held a press conference this week, in which he explained a series of free activities taking place on the beaches during the winter months. The reason why it was the employment councillor presenting these activities, rather than sports or tourism, is that these event are also an opportunity for local people to secure work, as they are all run by a a group who are involved in an employment workshop, where they are learning the skills and qualifications to...Read More
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