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Author: Mark Anthony

One in Ten Valencians used Cannabis in the Last Month

Following on from our recent report on the national drug use picture, the data has now been broken down by region and shows Valencia as being in second place for cannabis use in the last month, second only to Catalonia The Valencia Region is in second position, behind Catalonia, in terms of cannabis use during the last month reaching 11%, according to the latest data published by EDADES, a Survey on Alcohol and Drugs in Spain. The regionalised data has made it clear that it is a specifically older group of users who are consuming cannabis, more prevalent in...

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The Sun and the Moon will Both be Eclipsed in 2019

This year will offer an out-of-this-world range of spectacular events, literally, with two lunar and three solar eclipses, some of which (not many) will be visible from Spain The National Geographic Institute (IGN), part of the Ministry of Development, has published a calendar of events which are literally out of this world, with five eclipses, two of the moon and three of the sun. We’re not going to be able to see the first phenomenon, partly because it happened last night, and partly because of the time of day. There was the partial solar eclipse on January 5 and...

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An Orihuela Costa Park Overlooking the Mediterranean

Juan Ignacio López Bas, Councillor for Infrastructure, and Luisa Boné, City Councillor for Beaches, have unveiled the project of the new park in Aguamarina in Orihuela Costa López-Bas has pointed out that this is “the redevelopment of a park, which is located next to the beach promenade of Aguamarina. The idea is to provide different recreational opportunities for different age groups; a park in which all generations can unite, where you can do sports, with recreational areas for young people and a playground for the children.” “From the Municipal Department of Beaches in collaboration with the Municipal Department of...

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Fire Destroys Alicante Apartment

A dramatic fire in an apartment block led to concerns for the owner and the dogs who lived there, but fire fighters were quick to the scene. A fire swept through an Alicante apartment on Friday night, completely destroying the third-floor home, but the owner and two dogs were lucky to be rescued by fire...

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We Three Kings of Torrevieja Are

If Santa didn’t bring you the gift you longed for, there’s still hope that the Three Kings might answer your question, so get along to Torrevieja on Saturday evening, put on that big innocent smile, and you never know our luck! This Saturday, the Three Kings will once again arrive in Torrevieja by boat, a scene which has become a tradition in the town, landing at 5:30 p.m. in the fishing port. The Councillor for fiestas, Domingo Pérez, confirmed the arrangements in a press conference, explaining that their Majesties will spend about 30 minutes at the port greeting the...

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