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    Mercadona - Punta Prima

    I have heard that the Mercadona supermarket at Punta Prima is closing down.

    Anyone else heard this?

    I also heard they were going to relocate in a new commercialization in Los Balcones.
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    Each to their own I suppose! What if I was to...

    Each to their own I suppose!

    What if I was to advertise a car in the CB news and say it was in spanking good condition?

    Would I be asked to make it more 'Clinical'?

    Maybe it would read...
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    Whilst sitting here looking out at 3 feet of snow...

    Whilst sitting here looking out at 3 feet of snow and listening to that pr*t Ken Livingstone bleating on and on about the end of the world is nigh 'cos the global warming is coming to get us, I...
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    Well funny you should say that! We have just...

    Well funny you should say that!

    We have just returned from Altinkum, Turkey having bought a large 3 bed two bath luxury apartment fully air-conned and on a complex that has everything you could...
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    His jokes have just passed 95! - its the way I...

    His jokes have just passed 95! - its the way I tell 'em
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    We use Torrefincas which is located in Ramon...

    We use Torrefincas which is located in Ramon Galud.

    They are very reliable, honest have English speaking advisors etc.

    if you go onto our website Donsancho5 you can ask our President to give...
  7. Thread: UK TV sets

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    UK TV sets

    I know this has been discussed before..but do British TV's work ok in Spain?

    I know the voltage is ok but is there a difference in reception?

    Tesco in UK is doing a 23 inch HD LCD TV with built...
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    "Reliable used car dealer" is a contradiction in...

    "Reliable used car dealer" is a contradiction in terms!
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    Is that 40k Euro or 40k Sterling?

    Is that 40k Euro or 40k Sterling?
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    La Herradura Restaurant

    I have found, on line, what looks like a very nice Spanish restaurant in Los Montesinos called La Herradura.

    Has anyone eaten there?

    any info?
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    Unfortunately in Spain its not that easy! At...

    Unfortunately in Spain its not that easy!

    At home you can buy a car private or dealer send off a slip of paper and its yours - not in Spain

    You first need an NIE number, copies of your passport...
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    In our community, to stop outsiders and non fee...

    In our community, to stop outsiders and non fee payers we have fitted an electronic gate system.

    If you don't pay your fee you do not get a blipper.

    Works quite well
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    Los Balcones Centro Commercial

    I have heard from someone that the Los Balcones Commercization is now virtually closed with only Filtons bar remaining. Is this true?
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    Perhaps they have seen our esteemed leader,...

    Perhaps they have seen our esteemed leader, Comrade Brown, on u-tube and realised mad cow disease has reached the highest levels!

    ps apparrantly Mad Mick Jackson isn't dead he has faked his death...
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    Not an unreasonable point of view I would admit!...

    Not an unreasonable point of view I would admit!

    It must be understood that the British genuinely believe that their country is pretty well corruption free, but now we see the way our MP's fiddle...
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    I now get a bit fed up with this bickering over...

    I now get a bit fed up with this bickering over if free sat is legal or not.

    The problems experienced here last year were because a company was, in effect, stealing SKY programmes and selling them...
  17. Thread: banks

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    Halifax is great and if you have a Halifax...

    Halifax is great and if you have a Halifax account in UK you can transfer money to Spain for free (and the rate is competative too). You can do everything on line or by phone and all in good old...
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    Utilities websites

    Can anyone tell me if you can change your details (address etc) on line for Iberdrola/Suma/Aguagest etc

    I have looked on the sites and cannot find a update details link

    help would be...
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    Euro to pound exchange rate is one reason I would...

    Euro to pound exchange rate is one reason I would think
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    I am convinced that this practice is not legal...

    I am convinced that this practice is not legal under EU legislation.

    If they were to say we charge 70 euros
    handling charge which includes fuel they would get away with it.

    However it is...
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    Fuel charges for car hire

    I have just returned from a week in Torre and hired a car at Alicante airport from Goldstar.

    I had to pay 70 euros for a full tank of fuel.

    The car was a Ford Fiesta TDci diesel.

    It is...
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    Tax refund for ex pats

    Today's Daily Mail (page 30) has an article re the capital gains tax paid by non residents. The Spanish Governement have lost a case brought by a Brit over their 35% CG charge to foreigners selling...
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    How much did your community pay? We have...

    How much did your community pay?

    We have been quoted around 8500 euros ( over 200 apartments) to set up plus maintainance fee and cost of box

    is this a good deal
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    has San Antonio Builder gone bust?

    I believe that San Antonio who built half of the property in Orihuela is in deep do do - he deserves it as he was a very surly unhelpful man!

    Another sign that the boom on the Costa Blanca has...
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    There is a wonderful seafood restaraunt called...

    There is a wonderful seafood restaraunt called the Barlo Vento just behind the MASA hotel between Torrevieja and La Mata - it is very nice indeed for a special occasion. Also the Queen Mississipi at...
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