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Wow. Quiet Sunday or what!?

Wow. Quiet Sunday or what!?

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Little chilly, but no wind, dry and it is early so should turn into a nice day!

Little chilly, but no wind, dry and it is early so should turn into a nice day!

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Wind has gone. Sun is out. Blue sky. Normal service has resumed.

Wind has gone. Sun is out. Blue sky. Normal service has resumed.

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Still windy but it has dropped a lot.

Still windy but it has dropped a lot.

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Wind is picking up and bringing in a chill off the mountains ….. berry!

Wind is picking up and bringing in a chill off the mountains ….. berry!

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Another chilly start to the day with a fair few clouds in the sky.

Another chilly start to the day with a fair few clouds in the sky.

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High level security threat at El Corte Ingles and Commercial Centro. Police advi...

High level security threat at El Corte Ingles and Commercial Centro. Police advising people to stay away?

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The morning after. Stopped raining but is wet under foot and is a chill in the a...

The morning after. Stopped raining but is wet under foot and is a chill in the air but sun starting to shine so will dry up soon

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Bit of a storm going on now :(

Bit of a storm going on now :(

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Thunder and Lightning? !

Thunder and Lightning? !

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Almerimar Weekly Snippets

Hmmm no sign of the strong winds people were forecasting. Not complaining 23:10:35, 2015-01-29 Wow. Quiet Sunday or what!? 18:51:20, 2015-01-25 Little chilly, but no wind, dry and it is early so should turn into a nice day! 09:15:02, 2015-01-23

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Almerimar Weekly Snippets

Wind has gone. Sun is out. Blue sky. Normal service has resumed. 13:13:25, 2015-01-22 @darrowuk No, a Nurse friend emailed the update but not the memo they had received. in reply to DarrowUK 12:30:19, 2015-01-22 @darrowuk number of people have received a circular which seems to be a general security alert saying that shopping malls […]

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Almerimar Weekly Snippets

Wind has certainly picked up, and it is pretty chilly this evening. 21:14:51, 2015-01-15 The 'Easy English' language school is opening soon (near Marios Bar). Not sure if it for expats or Spanish though 13:55:27, 2015-01-15 They have started work on the new tourist office http://t.co/NKoQ68Jqlo, maybe they should start working on attracting more tourists […]

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Almerimar Weekly Snippets

Actually has been a little colder today, but still warm enough for the time of year. 18:04:29, 2015-01-08 Cloudy and chilly first thing but normal service has been resumed and it is a lovely day again. 13:09:58, 2015-01-06 Groundhog Day as far as the weather concerned. Is great when so consistent. Generally quiet as Spanish […]

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Almerimar Weekly Snippets

Has been a cold windy New Years Day. Was an extremely quiet New Years Eve. 19:47:44, 2015-01-01 Lot of people cancelling plans and staying in because of the bug that is going around. 19:13:30, 2014-12-31 Another cold start to the day, but the sun is heating up and it is going to be another lovely […]

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Irish Kenny: Update

I received the following email: As you might know, I have established contact with Kenny who is still in prison on Gran Canaria. This month he will be held there there one and a half years without charge. You might be pleased to know, that in yesterday’s Sunday Independent there was a report saying that […]

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Almerimar Weekly Snippets

Little cloudy. No wind. Warm and some sunshine. 12:19:04, 2014-12-25 Christmas Eve and the weather looking good. Little cloudy. Rain forecast for end of week though. 09:31:01, 2014-12-24 Not a lot of options for lunch tomorrow as most of our frequent restaurants are all closed to be with their families. Good excuse stay in 09:56:17, […]

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Almerimar Weekly Snippets

Don’t shoot the messenger but it looks like an extremely quiet Xmas ahead for Almerimar. 15:23:49, 2014-12-18 Tourism website for the area now in English http://t.co/jpk6P19tuK 15:21:50, 2014-12-18 International youth football tournament in El Ejido – June 2015 http://t.co/DOlJpcjj3Z 15:21:10, 2014-12-18 Google to remove Spanish publications from search engine results and disable its 'news' feature […]

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Almerimar Weekly Snippets

Mario has range of winter offers on including 5€ for Fish and Chips, Drinks 1,50€ 11:09:12, 2014-12-10 Browning Classic Today 08:12:49, 2014-12-07 Mercadona opening Monday until 3pm 03:13:17, 2014-12-07 Bit chilly first thing. Roadworks on way to Malaga bit of a pain. 09:55:49, 2014-12-06 Can't be denied, another lovely day but pretty much every bar, […]

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Almerimar Weekly Snippets

Turning into a windy evening. Lovely waves on the beach this evening. 21:11:41, 2014-12-04 Beautiful Day. 11:12:22, 2014-12-04 Little cloudy first thing but the sun soon sorted that out 14:06:26, 2014-12-03 New Year more popular than Xmas? Leos closed door 30€ per head full. Stumble doing 2 for 1 all night???? 22:35:07, 2014-12-02 Another sunny […]

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Almerimar Online

Organisers and prize giving for competition on Sunday 1 February 2015

Thanks to Lennart and Albert for offering their services as organisers for the competition this coming Sunday. We can now confirm that the event will be sponsored by Gula. The ...

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Bus pick up for tomorrow night at Mar Azul

Here are the plans for the bus tomorrow night: 8:35pm Mercadona car park exit - Stefan & Ingrid 8:37pm Roundabout below El Espigon - Marion 8:40pm D'Bar - John & ...

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Start times for GB & I vs. RoW on Friday 30 January 2015

Here are the tee times for Friday 30 January 2014. It is amazing that 4 couples got drawn together. Time GB & I Rest of World 12:10 Mel Rosemary (26) ...

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No Tuesday golf on 3 February 2015

Very sorry to inform all our golfing friends that there will be no Tuesday Golf next week. We could not get flights back from Stockholm until the middle of next ...

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Help with the Sunday competition on 1 February 2015

We are looking for a member to help us with the organisation of the Sunday competition this coming Sunday, 1 February 2015. The work is all after the competition takes ...

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Friday golf - 23 January 2015

Apologies for the delay in publishing the results this week. Jacqui and I were in the UK over last weekend and have had lots to do on GB & I ...

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Coach to/from Mar Azul on Friday evening - 30 January 2015

Later today Mr President is booking the coach to/from Mar Azul on Friday evening. It will tour around Almerimar starting at 8:15pm then make its way up to Mar Azul ...

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Almerimar is lovely

Having just spent a few days back in England I can now really appreciate how great a place Almerimar is. It was so good to arrive back here to the ...

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Mel's Monday golf - 26 January 2015

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Possible breast cancer charity competition - 10 April 2015

Three local golfers (Mary B, Michelle and David Ho) are looking to organise a breast cancer charity golf event in Almerimar later this year. The committee of the Friday Golf ...

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Draw for GB&I vs. RoW 2015 will take place Weds 28 January 2015

For various logistical reasons we have not been able to schedule the draw for the GB&I vs. ROW competition on this coming Friday until now. We can now confirm that ...

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Sunday competition on 1 February 2015 now confirmed

The Sunday competition provisionally scheduled for Sunday 1 February 2015 is now confirmed. It is to be a better ball pairs stableford competition. It is likely that the sponsor of ...

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Possible cancer charity competition on Friday 10 April 2015

The committee has been approached by 3 members (Mary B, Michelle and David Ho) who have come up with the idea of running a cancer charity golf event on a ...

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No Tuesday golf on 27 January 2015

Sorry but there will be no Tuesday golf this coming Tuesday (27 January 2015) as we have been unable to get reasonable tee times.

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New FGS partners for 2015

Mr President, with some help from Lennart has been signing up bars and restaurants as FGS partners for 2015. As already published 9 businesses from last year have renewed for ...

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Congratulations to Mary B and all the other winners on 18 January 2015

Well done to Mary B for winning the Sunday competition on 18 January 2015 with 38 points. The photo above is of Mary and her prize at the prize giving ...

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Back 9 of Master Course closed until Friday 10 February 2015

Work is taking longer than originally estimated on the greens on the back 9 of the Master course. The latest information is that these 9 holes are now due to ...

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Earlier start time of 11:54 on Friday 23 January 2015

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE NOW HAVE AN EARLIER STARTING TIME FOR FRIDAY 23 JANUARY AT 11:54am.

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Entry fees and menu selection for GB & I vs ROW - 30 January 2015

We now have the menu for the meal at Mar Azul following the GB & I vs. ROW competition on 30 January 2015. Please note that Bill Ross has kindly ...

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Tuesday golf - 20 January 2015

We were very worried about the weather but we had a lovely Tuesday Golfday in sunshine and no wind.... Read More for the results.

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Hailstorms cause problems in the province - 19 January 2015

The article here on the Nerja News site has details of big problems caused by the hailstorms last Monday. It says 50 greenhouses were destroyed and there was a total ...

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Mel's Monday golf - 19 January 2015

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Prize giving for Sunday 18 January 2015 - reminder

Just a reminder that the prize giving for last Sunday is tomorrow night (Wednesday 21 January) starting at 7:30pm at Cafe Noray. We encourage as many members as possible to ...

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Restaurant for GB&I vs ROW 2015

We can now confirm that the meal after the GB & I vs. ROW competition on Friday 30 January 2015 will be at Mar Azul. We should have the menu ...

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Work on the rugby pitch - January 2015

The article here on the town hall website describes work to improve the rugby pitch in Almerimar. I know that the cynics amongst us will say all the recent improvements ...

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Lucky golfers

When I looked on Saturday the forecast for Sunday, yesterday and today was terrible. Lots of rain every day. As it turns out the golfers in Almerimar have been very ...

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Threat of rain later today, tomorrow and Tuesday (18-20 January 2015)

So far we have had one of the best winters since we moved here around 10 years ago. Not much rain and less wind than in previous years. However it ...

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Entry list for GB & I vs ROW is now open

The entry list for this competition on Friday 30 January 2015 is will be put up on the noticeboard in the clubhouse later today. The closing date for entry is ...

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Sunday competition is on today - 18 January 2015

Having checked the weather forecast the lead organiser, David Ho, has said that the Sunday competition should take place today. According to yr.no there is a very small amount of ...

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Friday golf - 16 January 2015

41 members played this week braving some cold and windy weather. It was raining early on in the day so at least the cold wind was better than playing in ...

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Anyone know Jeanette Farr?

We have just received a payment of 20 euros into the FGS account from Jeanette Farr and we have no member of that name. Has Jeanette paid on behalf of ...

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Work has started on the new tourist office in Almerimar

The article here on the Wiki Ejido site has the details. Read More for a Google translation of the article.

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Tuesday golf - 13 January 2015

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New English language teaching place opening in Almerimar

I happened to be walking around the corner from Mario's earlier today and I noticed a new business getting ready to open. The Easily English "school" looks like it is ...

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Mel's Monday golf - 12 January 2015

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Prize giving for Sunday 18 January 2015 now confirmed

The prize giving for the FGS Sunday competition on 18 January 2015 has now been confirmed for Wednesday 21 January at Noray. It will take place starting at 7:30pm. There ...

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Over 150 members have now renewed for 2015

Payment of annual fees by bank transfer or in person at the Unicaja bank in Almerimar is going really well for 2015. Over 150 people have renewed their membership already ...

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GB&I vs. ROW now confirmed for Friday 30 January 2015

We have just had confirmation that we will be able to get on the course to play the GB&I vs. ROW matchplay competition on Friday 30 January 2015. We will ...

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FGS prices at Almerimar for 2015

We can now confirm that the FGS green fee price at Almerimar for 2015 is 40 euros a round. The cost of a buggy for FGS members is 28 euros. ...

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Sponsor of Sunday competition on 18 January 2015 is Noray

The lead organiser, David H, has decided that the competition this coming Sunday will be individual stableford and the partner restaurant will be Noray. it is likely that the prize ...

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Sunday competition on 18 January 2015 now confirmed

Earlier today we were able to book some tee times for Sunday 18 January 2015. So this competition is now confirmed. The lead organiser for the event is David Holden. ...

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Tax and savings rates reduced

One of our readers Kenneth P has passed on this useful information... Both income tax and savings tax rates in Spain have been reduced starting 1 January 2015.

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Tuesday golf - 6 January 2015

Published a little late this week... Quite a few players had to resign due to the bad flu but here are the results for the brave ones.... Read More for ...

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Monthly market this Sunday - 11 January 2015

As I was driving around town this morning I saw a notice for the monthly market. It is this coming Sunday 11 January 2015 between 9am and 2pm in the ...

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The Kings in Almerimar 2015

The picture above of the kings in Almerimar yesterday is from the Almerimar Facebook page.

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Mel's Monday golf - 5 January 2015

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New sand in the bunkers at Almerimar

We went out and played 9 holes for practice this morning. Work on the course continues. There is new sand going in on a lot of bunkers now. There is ...

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Burns Night 2015

We have been asked to post a reminder about Burns Night 2015. There is already a good turn out for the event but they could manage to fit in a ...

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La Envía New Year 2015

Talk about planning ahead. La Envía have already issued details of their New Year event for 2015. Click on the image above (then click on the image that appears to ...

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Back 9 of Master Course closed from Monday 5 January until Friday 23 January 2015

As you can see from the image above, if you want to play the full Master course at Almerimar soon you had better play today or tomorrow. Holes 10 to ...

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