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Magic in the square tonight - 10pm - 2 July 2015

Just picked up this poster from the Almerimar Junta Local page on Facebook. The show starts at 10pm in Plaza Batel tonight.

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Cultural events for the summer of 2015

More from Culture El Ejido on Facebook.  

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August 2015 - concerts at the castle

Read More to see videos of some of the acts.

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July 2015 - concerts at the castle

Just picked up the information above from the Culture El Ejido page on Facebook. Read More to see/hear the acts on youtube and SoundCloud.

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Sitúame El Ejido - android app for buses in the area

The town hall website has details of an app that allows you to check bus routes and timetables in El Ejido and the surrounding area including the summer night buses ...

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Loan/rent of a travel cot - 8-15 September 2015

One of our readers, Angela S, has been in touch asking whether anyone can loan or rent her and her family a travel cot for the week from 8-15 September ...

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Summer outdoor cinema for 2015

Thanks to Christina G for sending us this photo of the schedule for outdoor cinema for summer 2015. Please note it says at the bottom that the schedule may change.

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A couple of days notice about the first events in Almerimar for the summer of 2015

  The first information about events in Almerimar this summer has been published on Facebook. As yet, only information for the next 4-5 days is available. See the image above ...

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Themed market in Almerimar - 3-5 July 2015

Looks like the tradition of publishing information about events at the last minute is continuing this year. The information above has just been published on the Wiki Ejido site. Click ...

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Tuesday golf - 30 June 2015

We had 15 members taking part in Tuesday golf this week. We played in bright sunshine with a bit of a breeze to cool us down a little. There were ...

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Video of San Isidro 2015 parade in El Ejido

I was checking on youtube and I found this video of the San Isidro 2015 parade last weekend in El Ejido. {youtube}XI1q1LWm9Yw{/youtube}

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WARNING - thieves at work at Mercadona in Almerimar again

Just received this info from one of our readers Mary M..... "Just a warning to everyone. The handbag dips are at work in Mercadona again. I got my purse taken ...

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Reminder - 20 euro FGS green fees for La Envía and Alborán for 2015

Just a quick reminder that FGS has purchased green fees for La Envía and Alborán and is passing on these green fees to members at the preferential rate of 20 ...

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Villodres - some opposition for Fincal?

It looks like Fincal might have some opposition setting up in Almerimar. One of our friends has pointed out that this new set of offices for Administrators (and other things) ...

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Tourist office still a few weeks away from opening?

It is a local bank holiday in the area today. Nevertheless there were some people working on preparing the tourist office in Almerimar for opening. I stopped and asked them ...

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Almerimar in better condition than Playa Serena at the moment

Jacqui and I are due to play in a competition at Playa Serena sometime soon so yesterday we went there for a practice. It was a very enjoyable round on ...

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June 2015 handicap review

Today we completed the June 2015 quarterly handicap review. For the first time ever we have not found anyone who, based on their play over the last 3 months at ...

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Handicap changes from Friday 26 June 2015

We have now processed the cards from yesterday for handicap purposes. We had 40 people take part. Of those 40 players 6 played better than their handicap. Well done to ...

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Rules to change for Top Banana 2016

Following FGS winning Top Banana at La Envía for the 4th year in a row Rob has decided to change the rules for 2016 (after some discussion with FGS). Team ...

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The law associated with living in an urbanisation in Spain

When we first bought a property in Spain in the early 2000s we purchased a book called You and the Law in Spain. This was published by Santana Books, a ...

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Friday golf - 26 June 2015

We had 40 members taking part this week. The sun was in the sky and there was a bit of a breeze to cool us down. We played a Best ...

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La Envía New Year 2015/2016 - book early to avoid disappointment

Rob from La Envía has been in touch. He has 50 places for the New Years Eve dinner in the hotel allocated to people who play in the golf. However  ...

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Mercadona summer opening hours and closed Monday 29 June 2015

Just back from buying the bottles for Friday golf tomorrow. While in Mercadona I heard them announce that they are now on summer opening times until early September. They open ...

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Re-cycling bins for San Isidro 2015

There is a lovely story here on the El Ejido Actualidad page. Rubbish bins being decorated for San Isidro 2015 and rewards for re-cycling at the festival. Read More for ...

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Handicap changes after Tuesday 23 June 2015

Following a very enjoyable San Juan night we have now got around to publishing the story about the handicap changes from yesterday. We had 26 players taking part. Of those ...

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San Juan 2015

We popped down to take a look at the San Juan celebrations last night. Although we were tired after Tuesday golf we strolled down to town last night. Last time ...

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Cars with foreign registration in Almerimar

Further to the story here from last month. In the last 4 days I have heard of two instances of cars with foreign registration plates being impounded in Almerimar

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Tuesday golf - 23 June 2015

The weather was pretty good today. It was breezy with a bit of sun. The fairways are wide and the greens are speeding up a bit. We had 26 players ...

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Council allocates land for expanding the state school in Almerimar

The article here on the Ideal site appears to say that the new El Ejido council has voted unanimously in favour of allocating some land to allow expansion of the ...

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Video of some fireworks in Almerimar on Saturday 20 June 2015

It appears that there was probably a wedding celebration at the golf hotel last Saturday night. We were busy with golf yesterday but have now got around to uploading a ...

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Results and photos from Top Banana 2015 now published

We have now published the photos are results from Top Banana 2015. You can see the results via the link in the Away menu and the photos in the Gallery. ...

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Top Banana 2015 - FGS are the winners again

Well done to the FGS team for retaining the Top Banana trophy. We will publish further details and photos here in due course. As you would expect there are a ...

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Events for San Isidro - 23-28 June 2015

The town hall has now put details of the upcoming San Isidro fiesta here on their website. Read More for a Google translation of the programme.

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Ejido a debate Facebook page - video of Almerimar

Just spotted a link from the Junta Local of Almerimar Facebook page to a video of Almerimar on the Ejido a debate page. You do not have to be on ...

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Some events in El Ejido and Almerimar up to end of July 2015

As I was walking back from town today I spotted a couple of notices on council noticeboards on the way out of the port. Fireworks late at night in El ...

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Top Banana practice round - 17 June 2015

13 brave golfers played the tough La Envía course this morning as practice for the Top Banana competition this coming Friday. The weather was good. Sunny with a bit of ...

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Tuesday golf - 16 June 2015

We processed the cards from yesterday last night as we were asked to have our latest FGS handicaps ready for Top Banana as soon as possible. However due to the ...

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HP Instant Ink service in Spain

As you might guess we print out a lot of stuff for the society on a regular basis. Start sheets, handicap lists etc. In the past we have used our ...

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June 2015 handicap review

An email about the June 2015 handicap review has just been sent to members. If you have not received it please get in touch and we will update our email ...

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Handicap changes from Friday 12 June 2015

We had 27 members taking part yesterday. It was a good scoring day with 22 players scoring 30 or more points and just 5 scoring less than 30 points. We ...

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Friday golf - 12 June 2015

We had 27 members taking part on a blustery day in Almerimar. At least it was not raining like earlier in the week. We played a Best 2 Double Evens ...

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Handicap changes after Tuesday 9 June 2015

We have now updated the handicap list following golf yesterday. We had 15 players. 4 players scored better than their handicap, 7 were in their buffer zone and 4 got ...

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Tuesday golf - 9 June 2015

We had 15 players taking part this week and there were 5 prizes. The weather was a bit iffy and we even had a few spots of rain for a ...

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Handicap changes from Friday 5 June 2015

Following a busy weekend of golf and theatre we have now managed to write a story about the handicaps following the FGS competition last Friday. We had 3 players who ...

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Friday golf - 5 June 2015

This week we had 16 players including 3 guests taking part in a Yellow Ball competition with 2 hidden holes. The weather was usual for this time of year. Hot ...

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Tuesday golf - 2 June 2015

We had 15 players taking part including 3 guests. The weather was good, sun with a cooling breeze. The course was very playable although some of the tees were still ...

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Reminder - 20 euro FGS green fees for La Envía and Alborán for 2015

Just a quick reminder that FGS has purchased green fees for La Envía and Alborán and is passing on these green fees to members at the preferential rate of 20 ...

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Testing dlvr.it feed to the FGS Facebook page

Testing 123. This should appear on Facebook within 30 minutes of it being published here.

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Handicap changes from Friday 29 May 2015

We have managed to update the handicaps after golf yesterday promptly this week for a change. We had 24 members taking part. 14 of the members scored 30 points or ...

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