Things are progressing well for the Burns Night preps – the piper is booked and the haggis has been bought!
The venue for the next meeting has changed. It is now at the Rincon de Velilla , Paseo de Velilla some 500 mtrs east from the Argentine Steak House, towards Taramay.
I would guess that more than 1000 people, mostly seniors, from the Nordic countries spend from 2-8 months in Almuñécar every year, enjoying the tropical climate, healthy food, good wine and friendly atmosphere that the town has to offer.
The Nerja Branch of the Royal British Legion has now finished counting the contents of 45 poppy, collection boxes that have been in place in various bars and restaurants in and around Nerja. The amount raised is in excess of €2,000.
Over the past decade, animal lovers in Comares have endured a continual stream of poisonings in the town. An estimated 200 cats and dogs have died painful deaths in that time after eating contaminated meat deliberately left out in the street.
Costa Animal Society’s events agenda for the month of December, with three dates for your diary.
On Friday the 25th of November there will be a charity, pre-Christmas lunch held in aid of the Help4Heroes charity.
On Sunday 6th November eighteen members and friends of the Nerja Branch, Royal British Legion took part in a sponsored walk through the town in support of the 2011 Poppy Appeal. Setting off from the Al Andalus Hotel in Maro, the group made their way down to the Balcon de Europa and then on to the Puente restaurant where they enjoyed drinks and tapas.
Alfacar, just outside Granada, has just held the IX Encuentro Internacional de Tiro con Arco, or in other words, the international archery championships – within the world archery fraternity, Alfacar is most definitely on the map!
The Seaside Gazettes very own Nicola Westby will be running 14km in the Almuñécar road race on Sunday 2nd October. She will be running for the Almuñécar Cancer Charity the AECC with her own two children Lottie (14) and Alex (12).