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by andalucia
Mon Sep 14, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: About This Forum
Topic: Outstanding Service Award
Replies: 18
Views: 22999

Outstanding Service Award

It was with great pleasure that EL CID and BEACHCOMBER were presented with framed certificates last Friday which read: Andalucia.com Forum Outstanding Service Award EL CID / BEACHCOMBER For exemplary moderator services to the Andalucia.com Forum On behalf of members of the forum Signed, Founder and ...
by andalucia
Tue Sep 01, 2015 10:28 am
Forum: About This Forum
Topic: Forum Upgrade
Replies: 107
Views: 116549

Re: Forum Upgrade

Hi there,
Sorry to report that the upgrades still has not happened. It is being done by phpBB and they are being very slow and have asked for passwords several times. If the upgrade does not cure the long URL issue, we will ask them to specifically address that issue. Thanks for you patience.
by andalucia
Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: About This Forum
Topic: Forum Upgrade
Replies: 107
Views: 116549

Forum Upgrade

Hi there, just to let you know there there are some forum upgrades taking place this week. Hopefully there will be very little down time. Changes will be more security upgrades behind the scenes. Hopefully it might fix some of the functionality bugs as well. Admin.
by andalucia
Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Visitors survey
Replies: 8
Views: 1912

Re: Visitors survey

Hello Members, Sorry, yes it is a little confusing Spain is listed under ´España´ not Spain. Also only the gender questions will appear in the language of the country you have selected. The rest of the survey questions will appear in English! Thank you very much to anyone who has filled out the surv...
by andalucia
Fri Jan 31, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Visitors survey
Replies: 8
Views: 1912

Visitors survey

Greetings all our Andalucia.com Forum Users. As active users of this forum, you form a valuable part of the Andalucia.com community with an important role to play in helping each other with queries, information and advice about living in beautiful Andalucia. As people who know Andalucia.com and use...
by andalucia
Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Hi there, Fional our editor has written interviews with John Hynes, Carol Woolnoth and Philip McGovern, and Joseph Benveniste the Hairdresser. You can find them here http://www.andalucia.com/history/tsms-l ... tories.htm Sorry to read Corol did not have much luck in Casablanca. The forum has a new m...
by andalucia
Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Hi there, We are pleased to report that the Lakonia hairdresser Joe Beveniste and wife Vivian, visited the Andalucia.com offices this week. Joe recounted his story of that fateful night. Naturally he was disapointed to have missed the plaque unveiling having only just discovered this thread. Joe sho...
by andalucia
Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Hi members of the forum, Gordon and I, are pleased to report a very successful 50 year anniversary ceremony this morning at North Front Cemetery. A series of photographs have been posted on the andalucia.com facebook page. Here is a link https://www.facebook.com/andaluciacom and also on Twitter http...
by andalucia
Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Anne, So sorry you can not be with us in Gibraltar tomorrow, but thanks for timely sharing this important information with us. We shall ensure you message is read out tomorrow. At least there will now be plaque for those that stumble upon this thread in the future. According to our list of burials h...
by andalucia
Wed Dec 04, 2013 1:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Dear Members, We are pleased to be able to provide a link to the TSMS Lakonia Disaster 50th Anniversary commemoration Brochure (2MB PDF): http://www.andalucia.com/image/photos/LAKONIA-50-ANIV-BROCHURE-WEB.pdf Printed copies will be handed out at the ceremony. For those who are not able to attend per...
by andalucia
Fri Nov 29, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Dear members of the forum, It is now only one week away until the unveiling of TSMS Lakonia Disaster Commemorative plaque. ‘TSMS Lakonia disaster’ plaque unveiling - Fri 6th December 2013 - North Front Cemetery. Gibraltar. The location of the plaque will be on the wall in the little garden area next...
by andalucia
Wed Nov 06, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Thanks for the suggestion Katy. Yes we are preparing a press release for the event.
by andalucia
Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Dear Benidorm and all members of the forum, ‘TSMS Lakonia disaster’ plaque unveiling - Fri 6th December 2013 - North Front Cemetery. Gibraltar. We are pleased to report that arrangements continue to be made by the board of Gibraltar Heritage Trust. They have commissioned a memorial plaque which will...
by andalucia
Wed May 22, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Dear Benidorm and all members of the forum, We are pleased to repport that the board of Gibraltar Heritage Trust have continued to support this project. They are organising and funding a memorial plaque. The location of the plaque will on the wall be just inside the entrance of the North Front Cemet...
by andalucia
Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Thanks Benidorm and Katy,

Of course, 'guest of honour' no less.

All willl be very welcome, especially Benidorm who started the historic thread, together with others directly related to the tradgedy.

Admin
by andalucia
Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Dear Benidorm and all members of the forum We are pleased to announce that the board of Gibraltar Heritage Trust have approved the proposal for the unveiling a memorial plaque to the victims and to hold a short remembrance service on 23 December 2013, the fiftieth anniversary of the tragedy. We will...
by andalucia
Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 179
Views: 137816

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

Members of the forum and particularly those who have contributed and taken a keen interest in this thread will be please to know that the contents of this thread and the suggestion for a memorial and ceremony to mark the 50th Aniversary on the 23 Dec 2013 has been forwarded to the Gibraltar Heritage...
by andalucia
Fri Aug 24, 2012 12:56 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: URGENT MESSAGE Regarding El Padron in Mijas
Replies: 6
Views: 1424

URGENT MESSAGE Regarding El Padron in Mijas

Dear neighbour : The National Office of Statistics has informed the Mijas Town Hall that 14.000 inhabitants may be removed from the "padrón" (official list of inhabitants) because no modifications have been made by them in the past 5 years. Those who are not in the padrón are not considere...
by andalucia
Wed Jul 18, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: Events
Topic: The Vera Lions Half Marathon Saturday the 6th October
Replies: 0
Views: 6727

The Vera Lions Half Marathon Saturday the 6th October

The Vera Half Marathon is taking place on Saturday the 6th October 2012. The event is being organised by the Vera & District Lions Club, all the proceeds from the event will go to Hogar San Agustin Vera (The Vera Children’s refuge) and other local people charities. Vera & District Lions Club...