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13-19 June 2014

Extra spice for photo competition by Jack Troughton PEOPLE ENTERING the Friends of the Children of EMAUS photographic competition to get pictures in the charity’s 2015 calendar now have an extra prize on offer. The charity celebrates its 10th anniversary next year and has decided every entry for the contest will automatically go into a draw to win a free weekend away for two. The winning picture each month will grace the calendar itself and also appears in RTN. Photos should reflect life on the Costa Blanca. Margaret Swaby snapped May’s winner with a picture of the church in Novelda, Alicante. Part of the Monastery of Santa Maria Magdelena, it dates back to the 19th Century and was designed by a student of Antoni Gaudi. Photographers can submit six pictures a month and pictures for June should be submitted by Friday 4th July to info@fcemaus.com

Mundomar fun for kids with cancer

MORE THAN forty families with children suffering from cancer enjoyed an afternoon at Benidorm’s Mundomar last Friday. The park closed especially to welcome the kids and their families, part of the Association of Parents of Children with Cancer Valencia (Aspanion) from 6pm until 8pm. The children spent an enchanting and fun two hours in the company of lemurs, dolphins and the comical parrots.

There’s no such thing as a free lunch? MORE THAN 80 people attended a free lunch event at Quesada Fish & Chips on Wednesday 4th June. Hosted by four companies, AES International (Investments and Pensions), Avalon (Funeral Planning), Pellicer and Heredia (Legal and Tax) and Currencies Direct (Currency exchange), the lunch was a huge success. Each company gave a 5 minute overview of what areas they specialised in and then the famous Mr Simon Morton from Sunshine FM took to the floor to allow people to direct questions to the four specialist speakers. This was followed by delicious fish and chips and diners had the opportunity to relax, enjoy their meal and meet new people! Attendees were delighted with the informal yet highly instructive event, coming away with their questions answered - and many have gone on to request more information and advice from the four specialist companies, all of whom offered a free of charge consultation to anyone who wanted a more detailed discussion. The event was such a success a second date has already been agreed. So if free fish and chips appeals to you, and you would like some advice from the companies involved reserve your space by sending your details to freelunchspain@gmail.com or telephone 966 799 070. The next event will be held at Quesada Fish and Chips, Villamartin on Wednesday 2nd July at 12 noon.

RTN North Edition 765  

RTN North Edition 765

RTN North Edition 765  

RTN North Edition 765

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