Christmas and New Year are well over, January has flown by and we are already into February, and talking about the next events to come, and this year we are trying a few new ideas.
We had our usual marquee at Residents’ Day in the Plaza España earlier this month and on a boiling hot day we enjoyed meeting lots of people at our tombola stall.
The latest British Embassy Newsletter, covering Age Concern, passport renewal from abroad,the British Legion, medical coverage and pensions.
On Friday 8th November we held our Poppy Ball at the Caves restaurant in Nerja on a beautiful evening which was surprisingly warm for the time of year and we were able to enjoy the sunset while enjoying canapés and drinks, before going in to the ballroom.
Remember – On 8th November the branch is holding its annual Poppy Ball at the Nerja Caves restaurant.
The Royal British Legion; who and where they are and how to contact them.
When I looked around the Plaza de España on Sunday at the many and varied stalls, I couldn’t help but be impressed by the organisation and effort that must go into Residents Day. There were stalls for charities, newspapers, golf societies, clubs and many many more. The RBL Nerja branch had a tombola stall with…
Recently it was announced that a long-overdue medal is going to be awarded to the men who served with the North Atlantic Convoy.
The British Consulate now publishes a 3-monthly news letter, instead of a monthly one. This one corresponds to the first quarter of 2013, dealing with being covered by the Spanish Public Health System, amongst other points.
Over the last few weeks many of us wore our poppy as a mark of respect for the servicemen and women who fought for our freedom over the last ninety six years.