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started by: jk-463114 · last update: 1191418397 · posted: 1191418397

Hi, Would like advise and opinions from xpats with regards to setting up a new maintenace business on the Costa Calida ! Specialising in air conditioning - general plumbing works and heating. Is there a demand for works of this type in the area ?. My goal would be to promote the business to xpats who live and work on the Costa Calida. Thanks in advance for any advise !

started by: rioja-462993 · last update: 1191418273 · posted: 1191327986

I would like to learn about databases, spreadsheets and powerpoint presentations, are there any courses available locally, that anyone knows about.

started by: hector-463002 · last update: 1190988017 · posted: 1190659984

Decided to sort the underbuild and I have a couple of antique pieces I would like to sell. Does anyone know anywhere in Murcia or Cartagena that I could take them to?

started by: esther-463017 · last update: 1190564400 · posted: 1190398135

Which would be the easiest to get to from Mazarron?

started by: malpasboy-462997 · last update: 1190398981 · posted: 1190124672

Does anyone have the telephone number of this chap that advertises in the Costa Calida rags? I have binned every paper and need to contact him! Ta

started by: cathie-463016 · last update: 1190124055 · posted: 1190035798

My friend informs me that if you are a pensionista you can obtain a rail card that allows upto 40% off the price of a rail journey. It does depend on which days you chose to travel. I believe Monday to Wednesday is the highest discount and its 25% the rest of the week. They travelled to Barcelona first class which included all their drinks and food! I am sure you could pick up a rail card at the station but if you book through a local travel agent they should be able to apply for it on your behalf.

started by: connie-463001 · last update: 1190036281 · posted: 1189676275

Can anyone tell me if there is an interpretor at the health clinic in Mazarron? I have had conflicting reports. Many thanks

started by: emily-462987 · last update: 1189846893 · posted: 1189682293

I have quite a heavy and bulky parcel that needs sending to UK. What's the best way to send it? Are there any special courrier services that you can recommend?

started by: connie-463001 · last update: 1189770811 · posted: 1189766886

Can anyone tell me where one would obtain a pensionista card.

started by: newport-463004 · last update: 1189675943 · posted: 1189517375

Is anyone else being effected by the storms we have been having over the last couple of days?? Our internet has been down more than its been up for the last 48 hours and its very frustrating. God helps us in winter.

started by: drury-463000 · last update: 1189675825 · posted: 1189544639

I give in, what the dickens is the difference between these tenses. I cant even decipher this in English so I have no chance in Spanish. They both appear to mean exactly the same in English but are formed totally different in Spanish.

started by: mermaid-463050 · last update: 1189523235 · posted: 1189523235

As i am nearly 6 foot tall i have quite large feet for a woman, where can I get nice looking shoes to fit. Want something special for a wedding in october

started by: citricamedia-463032 · last update: 1189426919 · posted: 1189426919

Does anyone know anywhere that offers spanish tuition from a native speaker near Aguilas / Calabardina?

started by: connie-463001 · last update: 1189187256 · posted: 1189181144

Our air conditioning unit has been in since Jan/Feb but we have only really used it over the summer. I just wondered should I be cleaning the filters yet or is it too soon? I dont want to start taking it apart if I can avoid it.

started by: wayne-463056 · last update: 1189186892 · posted: 1189186892

Hi folks, whats the chances of the Costa Calida getting a mention on the stand at the end of the month?

started by: wayne-463056 · last update: 1189004527 · posted: 1188921833

Hi everyone, just joined the site, happened on it by chance, haven´t seen it advertised anywhere. Does anyone know if they do advertise across the Calida??

started by: janemurf-462991 · last update: 1188995053 · posted: 1188920701

Just a reminder that Easijet sale is due to end this evening. I picked up some excellent flights and they were for around Christmas too!

started by: mavis-463057 · last update: 1188992274 · posted: 1188922821

I have just read on the Almeria site that Ryanair are stopping their flights to this destination. This is a real blow as when we bought on the Costa Calida we thought we had a good alternative from San Javier and could use Almeria as the distance from where we have bought is about the same. Has anyone else heard anything on this matter?

started by: cathie-463016 · last update: 1188761856 · posted: 1188644128

This would be our first christmas over here and I have heard that many brits head back to the UK as it is very quiet. What do others think? I dont want to turn tail the first christmas but equally dont want to be the only folk left on our urbanisation.

started by: med living-463052 · last update: 1188730973 · posted: 1188730973

Med Living Magazine is a lifestyle and property magazine currently distributed throughout the French Mediterranean, from the Spanish to the Italian border. Produced on a monthly basis, our articles focus on cities of the south, interior design, food and wine and property. We have quality advertisers ranging from Ikea to local builders and plumbers and also regional Real Estate agencies. Our magazine is distributed for free at high footfall locations, known to be popular with foreign clientele. We produce around 20,000 copies per month and also attend and distribute at many international property shows. We would now like to create Med Living Magazine Spain and are actively searching potential partners to invest and manage the Spanish operation. We envisage an ex-pat resident, familiar with Spanish culture and excellent local knowledge, to take control of the sales and distribution of the magazine whilst we manage production and editorial. We envisage an investment of 50,000E equating to a 50% share holding within the Spanish magazine. To discuss the opportunity further please contact James Bowman, Managing Director on james@medlivingmagazine.com or call +33 4 67 20 40 11 Med Living Magazine+33 4 67 20 40 11http://www.medlivingmagazine.com

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