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Jimena Flamenco School extends registration date

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(Press release) Registration for the Municipal Flamenco School, announced here last week, has extended registration by a day. The list was supposed to be closed today but given the large amount of interest, the Council’s Culture Department decided to extend the deadline until 3pm tomorrow. See details on link.


MoT (ITV) for motorbikes in Jimena tomorrow


A mobile ITV unit will be in Jimena tomorrow from 9am to 1pm at the Sports Pavilion to facilitate regulation tests of these vehicles.

Casting actresses for amateur theatre in Jimena


Spanish-speaking actresses of all ages are being sought for an amateur theatre group. Casting and/or registration for future activities will be held on Saturday, October 10, from 6 to 8pm, at La Casa Verde, just below the Town Hall in Jimena village.

A good photo is worth a thousand words

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We stole Francisco Vera’s photograph from TioJimeno because we thought it was a great picture. See for yourself.

€240 million for Campo de Gibraltar

PresupuestoGeneral(Agencies) The Budget for 2010, presented on Monday in Madrid by Elena Salgado, Second Vice-President and Minister for Economy (photo), and subject to much negotiation, includes a total of €239,930,290 for the Campo de Gibraltar. Most of the money (58%, or €140,824,000) would be scheduled for the Algeciras Port Authority. And most of that (€73,461,000) is destined for a new container terminal at Isla Verde.> Read the rest of this entry »

Ximena English Academy opening soon in Jimena

FolletoYou’ve seen the posters all over town, but you, Dear Reader, didn’t think you needed to learn any more English. But there’s more to Nailah Watson’s enterprising project: a Reading Appreciation and Creative Writing course for 7 to 12-yr-olds, in English, begins on October 9th at the academy’s office in the Cámara de Comercio building (by the fire station)Call Nailah on 671 296 140 for information and registration.

Lucía Álvarez Howard to direct Municipal Flamenco School

Lucía+ 029-1(Press release) Lucía Álvarez ‘La Piñona’ is to direct this year’s course at the Municipal Flamenco School, which re-opens after a year’s absence. Councillor Juan José Rondón also annouced that registration for the school will be open from October 1 to 8 at> Read the rest of this entry »