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Author: Mark Anthony

Recycle Those Chrimbo Bottles!

The Christmas party may be over, but we still have New Year and Three Kings to look forward to, so it’s time to clear out the empties before the pile gets too big In Torrevieja, glass recycling is carried out by Ecovidrio, a non-profit entity in charge of the management of the recycling of glass packaging waste in Spain, and they are currently running their Christmas holiday awareness campaign “We have weight reasons” with the aim of promoting the recycling of glass. The initiative, which runs until 6 January, aims at encouraging more people to separate and recycle glass,...

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A Christmas Birth of Cuteness

The island of Tenerife is not within our usual reporting zone, but with a Christmas birth bringing a cuteness overload, we couldn´t resist The Loro Parque zoo on the island of Tenerife is celebrating an overload of cuteness with their Christmas deliveries of baby penguins to the bird park. The penguin family has now been joined by an additional six Klipspringer and eight Papuan penguins. The Klipspringer breed is particularly interesting to the conservationists at the par as it is considered “vulnerable” by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, and find it difficult to reproduce. The Papuan...

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Christmas Eve for all, no family without Christmas

On the morning of December 24, chefs from El Corte Inglés cooked for 109 families at risk of social exclusion through the NGO “Alimentos Solidarios”. The Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja has organized the solidarity action “Christmas Eve for all, no family without Christmas” in collaboration with El Corte Ingles, the Association of Realtors of the Vega Baja (ASIVEGA) and the Diario Información. This action took place at the headquarters of the NGO Alimentos Solidarios of Torrevieja on the morning of December 24 from 12:00 to 14:00 pm, and has consisted of the preparation, by chefs of El Corte Ingles, and...

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Woman Dies in Alicante Airport Fall

A woman died on Saturday afternoon in a fall at Alicante-Elche airport A young woman, said to be 28 years-of-age, died on Saturday afternoon after falling from a 20-metre height at Alicante-Elche airport. The incident occurred a little after 5:30 p.m. on a footbridge located at the bus loading area. A paramedic ambulance attended the scene and medics carried out cardiopulmonary resuscitation before transferring the woman to Elche General Hospital, where she died. The incident is under investigation so as to ascertain what happened and no further details have been released by the emergency...

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Open Day Brings Hundreds to Torrevieja Fire Station

Around 300 children are set to have a happier Christmas thanks to Torrevieja fire fighters holding an open day on Saturday Hundreds of people attended Torrevieja fire station on Saturday, as the venue opened its doors to the public in a campaign to collect toys for the less fortunate. The event was attended by an emergency helicopter, call sign Alpha 1, which also delivered a rescue dog which joined others already there to perform a display which featured a search and rescue exercise. A display by a drone pilot was also made, showing how these small but effective aircraft...

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