Kitchen open: 12.30 - 3.00, 7.00 - 10.00. Closed Thursdays Plaza Los Jazmines 10, 04740 Roquetas de Mar Opposite Playa Capricho in the car park Tel: 950 334 439 Email: [email protected] Enjoy Pierre’s French Cuisine MENU DEL DIA 9.00€ Served Friday - Wednesday Rack of Lamb Available YOUR FREE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER WWW.SOLTIMES.COM ROQUETAS & ALMERIMAR 16 - 22 OCTOBER EST. SINCE 2005 SOL TIMES YOUR ESSENTIAL WEEKLY ‘PICK ME UP’ Wide Range of UK, Continental & Indian Foods & Spices New Selection of Electrical Goods Toasters, Kettles, Irons & Coffee Machines CALLE JABEQUE, 42, ALMERIMAR JAKS OPENING HOURS: MON - FRI 10AM - 6PM SAT & SUN 10AM - 7PM TEL: 950 609 419 Daily Menu from Mondays to Friday 11€ (starter ,1st course, dessert, drink & bread) 1 pizza + salad + 1 drink = €6.50 “1pm-4pm” IL T E A T R O R estaurante SUMMER OFFERS Pasaje los Jazmines, 16. Urb. Playa Serena (Roquetas de Mar) RESERVAS: 950 335 360 [email protected] RESTAURANTE IL TEATRO ALMERIA Pizzas to take away for €5 All Day ISSUE 409 GREAT ADVERT RATES CALL MARK 693 774 932 Tel: 645 066 538 CALLE FARO, ALMERIMAR AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE PORT Variety Bar For Fish’n’Chips with that good old fashioned taste! Fridays Only Evenings 7pm - 10pm FREE READ THE SOL TIMES ONLINE @ WWW. SOL TIMES.COM Arkrites British Food Store XMAS STOCK ARRIVING DAILY: NOW IN: TINS OF SWEETS : CARDS : DIARIES : CALENDARS : CRACKERS ETC GROCERIES & FROZEN FOODS INCLUDING LEGS OF NEW ZEALAND LAMB, GAMMON JOINTS, LAMBS LIVER. LARGE SELECTION OF GREETING CARDS IN THE URB OF ROQUETAS DE MAR, JUST OFF AVDA DE MEDITERRANEO IN THE SQUARE NEAR LA GAMBA TOSCANA & THEOS Mon - Fri: 10.30am - 5pm Sat: 10am - 2pm TEL: 950 334 081 Out of Hours Please Call 950 334 544 FREE HOME DELIVERY La Grappa Authentic Italian Restaurant Argentinian BBQ every night • Pizzas • Fresh Pastas • Fresh Fish • Argentinian BBQ’d Food On The Terrace 950 334 188 to reserve your table BBQ EVERY DAY Every day MENU DEL DIA Open 12 - 4pm 7 - 12.30am Next to Hotel Playa Sol Roquetas de Mar GET UP & GO WITH EX PAT SERVICES FIND OUT MORE ON PAGE 8

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Kitchen open: 12.30 - 3.00, 7.00 - 10.00. Closed ThursdaysPlaza Los Jazmines 10, 04740 Roquetas de Mar

Opposite Playa Capricho in the car parkTel: 950 334 439 Email: [email protected]

Enjoy Pierre’s French CuisineMEnu dEL dia 9.00€ served friday - wednesday

rack of Lamb available

your free weekly newspaper www.soltimes.com

roQuetas & almerimar 16 - 22 octoBerest. since 2005


Wide range of UK, Continental & Indian

Foods & Spicesnew Selection of electrical goods

toasters, Kettles, Irons & Coffee machines

CaLLe JaBeQUe, 42, aLmerImar


OPenIng HOUrS: mOn - FrI 10am - 6Pm Sat & SUn 10am - 7Pm

teL: 950 609 419

Daily menu from Mondays to Friday 11€ (starter ,1st course, dessert, drink & bread)

1 pizza + salad + 1 drink = €6.50 “1pm-4pm”

IL TEATRORestauranteSUmmer OFFerS

Pasaje los Jazmines, 16. urb. Playa serena (Roquetas de Mar) REsERVas: 950 335 360 [email protected]


Pizzas to take away for €5 All Day




693774 932

Tel: 645 066 538CaLLE faRO, aLMERiMaR

At the entrAnce to the port

Variety Bar

For Fish’n’Chips with that good old fashioned taste!

fridays onlyevenings 7pm - 10pm


reaD tHe sol times online @ www.soltimes.com

ArkritesBritish Food StoreXmas stock arriving daily:

NOW IN: tINs Of sWeets : cards : dIarIes : caleNdars : crackers etc

GrOcerIes & frOzeN fOOdsINcludING leGs Of NeW zealaNd lamb,

GammON jOINts, lambs lIver.larGe selectION Of GreetING cards

In the UrB oF roqUetAS de MAr, jUSt oFF AvdA de MedIterrAneo In the SqUAre neAr LA GAMBA toScAnA & theoS

mon - Fri: 10.30am - 5pm sat: 10am - 2pm tEl: 950 334 081

out of hours please call 950 334 544


La GrappaAuthentic Italian Restaurant• Argentinian BBQ every night• Pizzas• Fresh Pastas• Fresh Fish• Argentinian BBQ’d Food

On The Terrace

950 334 188to reserve your table

BBQ EVERY daYEvery day

MEnu dEL diaOpen 12 - 4pm 7 - 12.30amNext to Hotel Playa Sol

Roquetas de mar

Get up & Go witH ex pat serVices

finD out more on paGe 8

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10 SOLTIMES OCTOBER 2013 ...remember to say you saw it in the sOL TiMEs

wh at’s onWednesday

sol Times disTribuTed

Thursdaysend your eVenTs To

[email protected]

FridaysTumble inn - liVe

enTerTainmenT 9pmFriday GolF

leo’s - Fish’n’Chips

saTurdaysend your eVenTs To

[email protected]

sunday10am – 1pm: almerimar WalkinG

Club - meeT aT merCadonaseCond sunday oF The monTh

‘rasTro-markeT’ in Car park opposiTe leo’s

monday11am – 1pm: ladies CoFFee morninG - yaChTinG GolF

resTauranT5pm – 7pm: Jeu de boules -

easT beaCh

TuesdayTuesday GolF

------------------------------------------------------------iF you Would like your Weekly eVenTs To be published here -

Free oF CharGe - send The deTails To


almerimar loCal inFormaTionkeep up to date with what’s happening in almerimar:



There is a neW paGe on FaCebook Called memorias de almerimar


Where people Can share Their phoTos and oTher memories oF almerimar From years Gone by. iF you

haVe some old phoTos oF almerimar please Can you share Them WiTh us.

FOr aLL yOUr LOCaL advertISIng needS CaLL mark on 693 774 932

expat vetsexpat vets

ali Jaouadali Jaouad

Landline: 958 830 155 Mobile: 603 121 631 24hrs


Home visits and surgeries,spaying and castrations, blood tests, x-rays etc.

portable surgery equipment including anesthetics, x-Ray machine and more...

Language skills: spanish, english and French.

BAr cAFeterIA


C/ fragata, no10 Plaza Batel (almerimar) Tlf: 950 60 92 57

elfaroldeflor @elfaroldeflor

new Bar - Very different - all welcomeBreakfasts, Tapas, Racions, Cakes, Pancakes

YAcht BroKerAGeBoAt cAre & MAIntenAnce

InSUrAnce/tAX AdMInIStrAtIonPuerto Deportivo de Almerimar Dársena 1 - No. 42, 04711 Almerimar (Almería)

Tel.: (+34) 950 497 825 Fax: (+34) 950 607 713 [email protected] www.yesyachting.com

el ejiDo ruGBy cluBBased in Almerimar, we are always looking for new players and have training sessions starting at 21.30h every Tuesdays and Thursdays. Players of all abilities welcome. The team is very sociable and after have

players from beginner to experienced. We are currently in Andalucia Regional Division 2 and just

about to start the second phase of the league. Home matches are usually at 12.30 on Sundays at the grass rugby pitch in Almerimar. For more information call

Jonathan on 695 635 078

el ejiDo Bowls cluB monDay anD tHursDay - 5pm to 7pmrinG alison on 677 317 920 to Book

or for furtHer informationray & Kay welcome you...to their friendly cafe bar for breakfast, lunch, dinner & drinks

Darsena 3, Almerimar - next to pharmacyTel 610 900 320

cafe BarAnkaratapas serVeD all Day & niGHt

winter Darts competition call in to reGister

Est 2005

Open: mon - Sat 10.30am - Close Open: Sunday 2pm - 10pmNOw SHOwING Sky SPORTS, ESPN & BT SPORTS

Calle Varaderoalmerimar 04711 (almeria) Tlf. 950 609 546

macGowan’sBar & Restaurant

Guinness, murphy’s Cider, Heineken, Large

Selection of Spirits

relocateD to premises next



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The Charity Shop

volunteers Wanted

Calle galera no6, almerimar(Behind Bar ankara)

monday-Friday 10am-2pmWednesday - Saturday 6pm-8pm Saturday 11am-2pm

In Association with Animales de BerjaFacebook: Asociacion de Animales de Berja Reg No. 5272

Please use this for the most current information you may need.or Web: www.asociaciondeanimalesdeberja.com or E-mail: [email protected]

tel: +34 950 497 193

SpecialitiesChicken & Beef CurriesTapas served all dayChef from Punjab (India) working in Almerimar for over 10 years is now the new owner.Everybody welcome

Indian Spicy Curry House

Calle Varadero, Almerimar.Tel 950 033 244 Mob. 632 574 591

Open every day: 12 noon - late

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Monday to Fridayteeing off between 10 am & 12 noon

For more info and to reserve call/email950 55 96 46 / [email protected]

35€ per person

Our midweek Green Fee Special is back!18 holes Green Fee (or Envia Spa for non golfers)

with 2 Beers / wines + 2 Tapas

La Envia Golf & Country ClubCareterra Alicun

(20 minutes from Roquetas de Mar)

WWW.FridayGolFsoCieTy.esiF you Would like To Take parT in The Friendly Friday CompeTiTions aT

almerimar you Can puT your name up on The enTry lisT by The pro-shop or ConTaCT [email protected]

28 golfers including 3 guests took part in a reverse Waltz competition with two hidden holes at a much later start time than recently of 13:22 for the first tee time. The weather was kind to us with sunshine and not much wind even though we finished quite late.

The winners with a score of 85 points were Jacqui, anita G, Jim sh and peter Wa. They beat the 2nd place team by scoring 2 points on the hidden holes compared to the second teams one point. however they would have won anyway on lower handicap.

last place and chocolates went to

nina, david C, John n and his guest ian a with a score of 58 points.

nearest the pin was won by mel with a distance of 2.90m.

Thanks to lennart for announcing the scores and giving out the prizes this week. it is a shame that no matter which way he tried to do the scoring Jacqui’s team beat his for first place.

Two golfers played better than their handicap this week. Well done to peter Wa and ivan who both scored 37 points.

The Friday golf next week starts at the earlier time of 11:54.

friday golf society

last days to register on the path ‘wine Route’ andarax laujar organized by the department of sports and leisure

The delegation of sports and Recreation of the city of Roquetas de mar is preparing for the celebration of one of the last tracks of the year, which will be held on sunday, october 20, in laujar andarax and is included within the program of activities in nature 2013.

The trail pR-a-36, which has the support of south azimut has a circular path with a total of 14 miles and a medium difficulty it will take about four hours to cover those involved. The beginning of it is in the village of laujar transiting the river source, path of monterrey, monterrey nursery, refuge of monterrey, horcajo ravine, murilla dam, hydroelectric path, path aguadero, chilo ravine , birth of laujar laujar Vineyard winery and farmhouse cura.

participants are cited at 8:30 pm on the sunday at the taxi stand on calle Juan carlos i of Roquetas de mar to start the journey to laujar. The cost per participant is $ 12 and includes technical staff support especializadoy

wine route - reGister now

entitled, coach transportation and liability insurance and assistance. anyone who wants to participate will have to be at least 14 years old and in the case of minors, they must be accompanied by an adult.

The deadline for registration is Thursday, october 17th and stakeholders can be targeted emailing to [email protected] and making income in the BBVa 0182-3474-82-0201609358 or by calling the delegation phone sports and leisure of Roquetas de mar, the 950-33-85-19 for more information.

Remember that the path has the added attraction also be a ‘wine Route’ where wine lovers can sample some of the best forms of this drink that currently exist in the province of almeria.

councillor for sports, Jose Juan Ruby, wants to

encourage all those that usually sports in nature to that sign and not to miss the opportunity to participate: “all these actions we carry out from the area of sports city are for the sole purpose of promoting sports and health among our neighbors. if to this we add that this type of activity can be developed in a natural environment, much better because participants have the opportunity to enjoy a day of fellowship and harmony. “

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20 SOLTIMES OCTOBER 2013 ...remember to say you saw it in the sOL TiMEs

royal BritisH leGion noticeFoRThcoming ‘poppy appeal’ FUnd Raising

eVenTs RoQUeTas de maR BRanch 3569

Sun 27 Oct. 10.00am - Poppy Table at Burty’s table top sale, so you can get your poppies for remembrance Sunday!Wed 30 Oct. 3.00pm - RBL AGM at THE LODGE (MEMBERS ONLY).Thurs 31 Oct. 1.30pm - Second Poppy Luncheon at Playa Serena Golf Club, followed by Tombola & entertainment.Tues 5 Nov. 3.00pm - Branch meeting and The Big Remembrance Raffle at THE LODGE, followed by PERFECTION!Sunday 10 November is Remembrance Sunday.Thurs 14 Nov. - Remembrance Church Service at Burty’s - now confirmed.Tues 19 Nov. 1.30pm - Third Poppy Appeal ‘Remembrancetide Luncheon. at NEW YORK NEW YORK. Speak to Barry regarding menu. New members are most welcome to join the branch, so please contact the Chairman on 950328469 or any member of the Committee for further membership details. Branch meetings held at ‘The Lodge’ on Calle Americo Vespucio, Roquetas De Mar, on the first Tuesday of each month at 3.00pm

nUrSeS & CarerS Wanted

tHe castle of santa ana Hosts tHe i international watercolor exHiBition

sPOnsOREd waLKfanCY dREss

sunday 20th OctoberCaLLinG inTO Bar Cardies, southern Bar,

Boulevard, Chaplins, Lady Lay, La Bodeguina,Y Da Wakes, Estampa, Burtys and finally

new York new York.wiTH BRian KEnnEY aT 5pm.

if you would like to join us in this worthy event please contact Yvonne on 634322644

Sponsor Forms availablePlease contact yvonne or

mark (Soltimes)

from aurora at Roquetas Port to new York new York

Total raised so far for 2013 - 3800€

(Meeting at Bar Aurora at 9.30am to leave at 10am)

The Castle of Santa Ana hosts the I International Watercolor Exhibition brings together a total of 44 works

The exhibition was inaugurated on Friday by the Councillor for Culture, Maria Dolores Ortega and Commissioner of the Exhibition, John Scissors.

Councillor for Culture, Maria Dolores Ortega, accompanied by other members of the government team of Roquetas de Mar opened last Friday I International Watercolor Exhibition in the Castle of Santa Ana Ortega was accompanied during the tour of this major exhibition A total of 44 works by the curator of the exhibition, the

painter Juan Scissors. Precisely at the opening of the exhibition was attended

by the four watercolorists Almeria participating in this show as Julio Visconti, Dionisio Godoy, Rafael Orchard and John himself Scissors. Of all the artists that are represented attended the opening ribbon artists Agell and Laura Sanz de Barcelona and Carlos Santos Marques of Portugal.

The curator John Scissors noted that “it has been a hard and difficult task to gather in one place at such a diverse number of watercolorists, not only because of their

nationality and language, but by the idea of bringing together different approaches to watercolor in styles, themes and treatments. “

Scissors wanted to thank the City of Roquetas de Mar and the Department of Culture, as well as the direction of the Castle of Santa Ana for the great reception they gave to this great project and for making this possible, and thanked the participating artists for your response and interest to be present in this I International Watercolor Exhibition. Neither wanted to forget the companies that have supported this project and

have worked “. “Once again, art has become the link between people

from different parts of the world, but with the same language, water and pigment. Now is the time for the public to enjoy every brushstroke, color, shape and texture, as we enjoyed when creating these works, the real reward will be new, “said John Scissors.

The exhibition involved Tape Agell, Kenji Aoe, Daniel Arteta, María José Barrera, Antonio Bártolo, Celia Bayonne, Orlando Buccino, Joaquín Cachero, Binnur Cavusoglu, Alberto Rafael de Burgos, Catherine De Rick, José Antonio García Villarrubia, Maria Gloria Giraldo Goalkeeper Dionisio Godoy, Naomi Gonzalez, Carmen Jimenez, Manolo Jimenez, Teresa Jorda Vitó, Chari Leiva, Gold Lopez, Francis Martin Marrouch, Beyla Medina.

They also show their work in this interesting exhibition artists Mora José Luis Molina, Isabel Moreno Alosete, Yuko Nagayama, Norabuena Luis Enrique Ochotorena, Ahmet Ogre, Pedro Orozco Tristan, Marie Christine Person, Antonio Requena Solera, Victoria Rodrigo, Carlos Santos Marques, Laura Sanz, Santana Talukdar, Keiko Tanabe, John Shears, Toshiyuki Abe, Joaquin Ureña, Juan Valdivia,

Rafael Vergel, Julio Visconti, Geoffrey Wynne and Jose Maria Ysmer.

The exhibition can be visited from Tuesday to Saturday from 11 to 13.30 and 17-20 hours. Sundays from 11-13 hours. It will be open to the public until January 5, 2014.

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21SOLTIMES OCTOBER 2013www.soltimes.com

By Bill Blevins, Financial correspondent, Blevins Franks

Jersey is to drop the withholding tax option under the eU savings Tax directive. it will be mandatory for financial institutions to automatically exchange information on their clients’ bank accounts, effectively bringing the era of banking secrecy to an end in the offshore centre.

This will bring Jersey in line with guernsey and the isle of man, who have already abolished the withholding tax (or “retention tax”) option.

It is proposed that the official start date will be 1st January 2015, though financial institutions will be allowed to start earlier

if they wish to harmonise operations with those in guernsey and isle of man.

if you live in spain and have a savings account in Jersey, your bank will pass details about your bank account to the spanish tax authorities. This will be done automatically each year, regardless of whether the spanish authorities have requested information.

The information exchanged under the savings Tax directive is:• your name, address and residency details• details of the source of the funds• The amount of savings held• The period to which it relates.currently, this applies to savings income.

over the coming years the directive will be extended to include life insurance products, pensions, employment income, directors’ fees, immoveable property, dividends, capital gains and royalties.

This will be another tool for the spanish tax authorities to use in their fight against offshore tax evasion. it will help them collect unpaid taxes and ensure that foreign bank accounts are fully taxed in future. They will most likely compare the information received with that provided by you on your tax return, and also on Form 720.

The tax penalties for non-disclosure are very high and can be devastating under the

new overseas asset reporting obligation.

There are effective, fully legitimate tax

planning arrangements available here in

Spain which can provide significant tax

benefits for your investment income and

wealth. you should seek professional advice

on how best to structure your assets to be as

tax efficient as possible.

To keep in touch with the latest

developments in the offshore world, check

out the latest news on our website www.



If you are a soccer fan you will recognise the names of NEYMAR, PEP GUARDIOLA and JOSE MOURINHO. Well, they are all at the Roquetas dog shelter! Not unfortunately the soccer stars themselves, but their namesakes, three dogs that have been named by the male volunteers. NEYMAR, a male terrier, standing about 50 cm high, was

born in July 2011. He was left at the shelter with a wound on his paw, but this has healed quite well now. He is a nice, easy-going dog that gets along with everyone. He is very attentive and learns quickly. Now NEYMAR is looking for a forever home where he can play soccer with his family.

Maybe you like the look of the handsome PODENCO ANDALUZ brothers. PEP was named after PEP GUARDIOLA and has a black nose and brown eyes. MOU, who was named after JOSE MOURINHO, has a brown nose and green eyes. These two male PODENCOS were born in December 2011, and left at the shelter when they were six months old. Now they are ready to conquer their place in the world. They are both typical PODENCOS. They are very friendly and playful and would bring much joy and amusement to their family. However, they also need exercise and challenges. They are perfect for people who are looking for one or two playmates and at the same time aware that they need some gentle coaching.

PODENCOS as a breed are marvellous, spectacular beings. They are active, full of unsurpassed energy and at the same time docile, amusing and always good buddies. They are loving, sporty, friendly with cats and respectful to people.

Last Monday was a day like many at the shelter, except MARINA, the President of the shelter was taking a well earned short break and MARGARET, who was deputising for MARINA was left quite out of breath. A Belgian couple, who had taken PEANUT on trial, decided that they wanted to adopt her. Ana, the vet provided her with a chip, a passport and papers. She set off happily with her new family. A young Spanish couple adopted CUCA on Saturday and collected her on Monday morning. This was followed shortly by a Spanish family arriving to look for a small puppy to help their daughter

get over the loss of a much beloved pet. They chose one of FANY’S puppies who were only found last week by ERIKA. The puppy still needs to stay another week with her mother before it can leave the shelter with her new family. This was followed very shortly after, by a young couple looking for a puppy for their 10 year old son. They fall in love with PACO and carry him off to their son. A lot of good news so far! Then two Spaniards come back with INES, adopted a few months ago as a guard dog for their large property. Unfortunately, INES is just so good natured that she greets everybody with a friendly wag of the tail. So, INES’S good fortune turns to failure and she is back looking for a suitable family again. PRAGA will probably take her place if she passes the test as a guard dog. Things then calmed down a little but at 13:00 the SOCIAL POLICE arrived, and that is never good news. They had brought with them two miserable looking dogs, one adult and the other a puppy. Both dogs are now in quarantine and are being taken care of. Four dogs leave, plus a possible departure, and three dogs arrive. This was just another day at the shelter.

There are both small and large dogs at the shelter, maybe there is one for you! If you need information on any aspect of the shelter please ask Geoff at [email protected]

super soccer stars at tHe sHelter?

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30 SOLTIMES OCTOBER 2013 ...remember to say you saw it in the sOL TiMEs

be a part of it

be a part of it

mOnday - SatUrday 12 nOOn - 3Pm & 7Pm - CLOSeSUnday : Carvery 12nOOn - 5Pm tHUrSdayS - CLOSed

Tel: 659 683 447 www.newyorknewyork.es OPPOSITE THE PLAYA LUNA HOTEL, rOqUETAS Urb

main meals 6.95€

Sunday Carvery €6.95 Served 12 noon til 5pm

every FrIdayfiSh ChipS & peaS €3.95Large Cod, Chips & Peas €5.50

taPaS ServedLunch & evening

3 Course meal 10.95€

WaCKy WedneSday IS BaCK Wine, Small Beer & Soft drinks - 1€Mini-Meals 1€**when purchased with a drink

Mini roaSt €1.50

TypIcAL FREnch cuIsInE

special MenusFresh Fish of the day

Taste our French Wines

open 12 noon - 17.00, 19.30 to closeTelephone 651 481 190

Email: [email protected]

MEnu oFThE dAy 7.50€

Find us on Facebook

Avenida Playa Serena 24, roquetas de mar Urbanisation, near the Playa Sol Hotel


spEcIAL FREnch MEnu

FoR 15€ EvERy dAy

Burty’s BArBurty’s BArMOn - THu 11aM - CLOsE saT 1PM - CLOsE (COME and waTCH x-faCTOR!) sun 11aM - 5PM CLOsEd fRidaY

eVery tHursDay - Quiz 2.15pm prompt

HuGe sunny terracewitH winter sun!

PLaYa sEREna, ROQuETas dE MaR

opposite playa luna Hotel between oasis & new york new york. tel: 679 156 715


anGlican cHurcH serVice3rD tHursDay of tHe

montH 11:30amnext serVice 17tH octoBer

steaks, pies, chicken, Duck Breast, spicy curry ribs & much more

please pre Book By 6 pm tHe preVious DaySnacks & Meals available all day from €2.50

serVeD from 1 pm

weDnesDay BinGo 3pm


monday to thursday & saturday

next taBle top sale 27th octoBer call to reserVe a taBle

BookinG aDVisaBle

sunDay roast serVeD from 1.30pm eVery week 5.95€ beef, chicken or laMb

in restaurants that exist near the fishing port that focus on avenida antonio machado can quietly enjoy the traditional dishes of seafood. These establishments exhibit the freshness

of its fish in windows. enter one of these restaurants is another added advantage, eating alongside the ships in the harbor. after seeing the wide variety of fish to look at the counter we sat at a

table with an excellent view. in addition to the traditional cuisine of the fish fry, we can choose between rice or gurullos with lobster, seafood paella, wheat noodle casserole with

monkfish, Fidégua ... after much thought we decided on a gurullos with lobster and an operetta.

Gurullos with lobster The gurullos are a wheat flour dough shaped like grains of rice that used to be made

by hand and left to rest. on the other hand it makes a paste of garlic, dried pepper and tomato and a sauce with squid, onion and pepper. when you add the fried fish, water and crushed mussels. when it has boiled put gurullos, lobster, peeled shrimp and mussels. The

chilli and roasted red pepper are the finishing touch.

taste of tradition











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31SOLTIMES OCTOBER 2013www.soltimes.com


Bar SOUtHern....................................... every Thursday Bingo 3pm1st Friday of month: ladies do lunch - from october back to 3pm - booking advisable

BUrtyS Bar.............................................wednesday Bingo 3pmThursdays - Quiz 2:15pmsunday 27th october - Table Top sale

Bar CardIeS..........................................monday night: Buy one get one half price on selected meals, served 5pm-8pmTuesday: Bingo at 3pmwednesday: Fillet steak, home made chips, salad €8 Served From 6pm-9pm; Fun Quiz At 9pmThursday: closedFriday: cod in homemade Beer Batter, homemade Chips, Peas, Bread & Butter €5 - The Best Cod And chips in Town!saturday: onion Bhajees, curry with Rice or chips, Naan Bread, Glass Of Wine €7.50. Served 6-9pmSunday: Sunday Lunch, One Course From €4.50, Three Course From €8 - Booking Advisableall sports and soaps shown on 4 Televisions...

CHaPLInS PUB........................................opening hours: Tuesday - sunday from 1pm.1pm til’ late saturday & sundayTel: 950 335 022wednesday: Rib night Friday: chip shop day - Fish’n’chips etc, Quiz nightsaturday night - Buy one get one Free on all MEALS plus 1€ Drinks!all liVe FooTBall shown!

Lady Lay...................................................Tuesday night - curry nightsaturday - super saturday specialSunday - Sunday Lunch from only 3.50€

neW yOrK, neW yOrK...........................Friday - Fish’n’chipssunday - carvery 12 noon-5pmwacKy wednesday!

revIta natUraL HeaLtH and reLaxatIOn Centre............................... calle Tortola 4, Roquetas de mar Tel 950 333 048 Tai chi - Tuesday & Thursday 10am

y da WaKeS............................................sKy spoRTsmonday 8:30pm Bingo

rOQUetaS BrIdge CLUB.......................meets on monday’s at 3pm. For more info please contact alison Ferguson 950349749 or sue Barlow 950 333 344

Services include Key holding, Maintenance, Furniture Packs,

cleaning & Laundry, Apartment & Post-box checks

Property management Sales & Rentals

roquetas de Mar, Aguadulce Almerimar, vicar, La envia Golf

Mobile: (0034) 663 426 [email protected] www.enviapropertyservices.com

Cristina - Erika Diez MentzelABOGADA - LAWYER

Tel: 950 33 68 61 Fax: 950 33 68 62email: [email protected]

C/ Pombal, 11 - Las Marinas04740 ROQUETAS DE MAR, (ALMERIA)

conveyance - litigation inheritance - Divorce

wills - mortagage mattersnon resident taxes

WhAT’s on

WantedEvEnts for our rEadErsIf you own a bar or restaurantthen let soltimes know whatevents you have coming up...

Open Tuesday - Sunday from 1pm

HeLP FOr HerOeS Orphan Ted

Orphan Tedis now back at

Y Da Wakes

senD your BirtHDays, anD eVents to:

[email protected] anD we’ll print tHem

free of cHarGe!

ftG noticeThe ‘Friday Tapas Group’ meet up at 1pm each week (Friday) and the venue for next few weeks are as follows:

18th october - Estampa, in the Urb.25th october - macarena, near hotel

sabinal (to be confirmed).1st november - El adel in the Urb

anyone is welcome to join the happy bunch and have a laugh, exchange views and ideas. the more, the

merrier and the bar owners enjoy it too!

next door to zurimar 678 202 160Open 10am - late (Closed Tuesday) fREE wi-fi

Tapas BarTapas Barestampaestampa

Spacious sunny outdoor

terrace seating 24


Tapas/snacksEnglish Breakfast

fish & ChipsCoffees & CakesCocktails/sangriasky sports sHown Here

BAR CARDIESBAR CARDIESTEL: 950 179 272TEL: 950 179 272

On the sea front next to Popeye’s Bar




Sports & Soaps shown on 4 TVs (including 3pm football kick-offs)











Happy 27th Birthday john

Enjoy your day love Mum, Dad & jesse xxx

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TEL: 950 179 272TEL: 950 179 272

On the sea front next to Popeye’s Bar







TEL: 950 179 272 OR MOBILE 622 851 123

Services include Key holding, Maintenance,Furniture Packs, cleaning & Laundry,Weekly Apartment & Post-box checks

Energy Efficiency CertificatesGolf discounts and Golf Packages Available

Property management Sales & Rentals

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Rental properties required for long or short lets in Roquetas de Mar

call or e-mail us for further information.

La bodeguina

10 different tapas available every dayserved from 12noon to 6pm

Calle Sierra nevada, roquetas de martel: 633 376 541

OPen from 11am thursday


(closed Wednesday)

BreaKFaStserved 11am - 2pm €3.95



Yvonne, dave & John welcome you to


darts board

pool table

OPEninG HOuRs: Monday, Tuesday wednesday friday & saturday 11am - late sunday 12 noon - late. Closed Thursday.

BinGo monDay 8.30pm

new revised menu ask for details

avenida Playa serena 142, Roquetas de Mar 04740 Tel: 634 322 644

Help for Heroestotal raised to date

€3,800 all live sports coveraGe

2 for 1 all daY everY daY on local spirits & mixers, wine and

mahou bottles

music & karaoke witH Brian sat 9pm

next eventsponsored walk

20th october

Avenida Playa Serena 224, 04740roquetas de Mar, Almeria 654 278 253

Open 12noon till late wed - Mon (closed Tuesday)

welcomed by Bernard & Ralf

warm and Friendly Atmosphere

31st OCTOBER - 8pm Live music with COOL NOTES

(last performance of the year)

Tuesday 25th of september at half past five in the morning, marbella para-athlete Javier mérida completed a 15-hour swim across the english channel, becoming the first disabled swimmer from spain to accomplish the feat.

mérida, whose leg was amputated six years ago, is now the fourteenth spaniard to make the journey that normally covers the 32 kilometres from dover, on england’s southern coast, to calais in France. he hit difficulties however and sea currents took him off course, adding an extra 15 kilometres onto the already difficult route.

his attempt began at 2pm on monday with the water’s temperature at 16 degrees centigrade. in compliance with the rules laid down by the channel swimming association mérida swam without a wet suit and was accompanied by a navigation boat that would only provide basic or vital assistance. despite his disability, from the start the official observer was strict with the marbella-born athlete, who lost his right leg from the knee downwards in 2007 from an accident. he had to start from dry land and drag himself into the water until he could swim.

mérida had completed 35 kilometres when the wind changed. “i swam for four hours but made no progress,” the swimmer confessed. after another three kilometres the boat’s crew decided to divert further down the coast to wissant after realising that it would be impossible for mérida to reach calais battling against the strong currents.

The marbella swimmer eventually completed the journey, again having to drag himself onto dry land. There he was congratulated by the observer, who confirmed his feat and said his official channel swimming certificate would be arriving soon. mérida says his next challenge will be swimming loch ness in scotland.

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