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Union Jack Bar in Benidorm helps EMAUS

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Last Saturday 26th February Pat and Ted of the Union Jack Bar in Benidorm organized a charity event to support Emaus.Emaus was founded in 1979 in Altea and  deals with children that have been taken into care because of the impossible family environment they were living in. At present Emaus runs 8 childrens shelters, occupational workshops and a counselling service. The children's shelters have nearly 80 children living in them.

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New Roundabout on the N332 for Alfas near Benidorm

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If you are a regular traveller between Alfas del Pi and Benidorm this  good news is for you. Works have started on the  construction of the new roundabout  on the N322 with a new  access  road to Alfas. As shown on the picture of the plan, the new roundabout is set  away from the existing junction towards Altea. At this roundabout there will be a new road constructed with a bridge over the tram tracks.

Update to yesterday's blog re: Harley Davidson

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Today as announced a chapter of  bikers all on Harley Davidsons roared into the parking lot outside the sports centre. They made their presence felt with the reving of the motors. It was all fun. Below is a selection of the participant's bikes. There was also a "Dnipro" motor cycle with side car  taking part. This particular model was manufactured in Kyiv during the Second World War by the Germans. It was a prototype of the BMW.

El Cisne Market

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If you are at a loose end on Sunday morning, El Cisne rastro is the place to visit. The market is a bustling place  with all nationalities mingling looking for a bargain.   The stall holders, some on their personal pitches, others on makeshift tables sell everything,  both new and old.  Compatible printer inks can be bought for 3€, also antiquated mirrors and chests, a variety of  Dutch cheeses - virtually anything!

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New medical specialist centre in La Nucia

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The special medical centre which opened in the middle of December of last year has already  added four more specialists:  Endocrine (hormones and glands),   Neurology, Allergy  and Physiotherapy, to the existing Midwifery and Sexual and Reproductive Health.The centre covers for a population of 79.500  spread over 12 municipalities  in the Marina Baixa area.

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New Local Police Station opens in Alfas del Pi

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Today at 12 noon the new Policia Local station was opened by the mayor Vicente Arques Cortes, Encarna LLinares and Leire Pajin Iraola, Minister of Health and Political Social Equality. Local people turned up to view the event and later pass through the building to inspect it's facilities.

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Heliactivo - the heliport of Benidorm

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For a real once in a lifetime thrill why not try a helicopter ride .... the REAL way to see Benidorm! You can suprise a loved one as a birthday treat or try an alternative anniversary present rather than the normal meal out !!!! Located alongside "Terra Mitica" theme park, overlooking Benidorm is the heliport "Heliactivo".  The owner, Marc Hevesi, tells me it has been there for 5 years.

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Price of beer in Benidorm

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Driving down the Avd Mediteraneo this afternoon, I could not help but notice the board outside one of the many bars. As prices for beer in the UK rose last week to over £3 - due to the VAT rise, here in Benidorm they seem to have come down !!!!For those of you that can't see the small board, here is a close up. Yes, it does say 1 euro for a PINT of San Miguel  - and that's NOT a Happy Hour special price - its ALL DAY"

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Companians Club, Albir.

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Have you ever been to Albir Gardens hotel on a Tuesday morning and wondered why there are so many people there ? Well wonder no more. Companians is an English speaking social club which meets there every Tuesday morning from 10.30 onwards. It is a huge club with ap 500 members and so a great starting point for meeting others. They organise many weekly events such as Friday walks, petanca, whist, lunches to name afew and also organise trips.

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Antique markets in Benidorm

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El Cisne Rastro is well known for its car boot like merchandise, but within the market is a large building housing the Antiguedades - Antiques.... which is also open weekdays - not only on "rastro" days. The building covers several hundred sq. meters. Inside the areas are divided up and each dealer has his own speciality with different style antiques, military uniforms, porcelein,silver, heavy furniture etc. 

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