Jul 25 - Cardboard Boat Race to Return This Year

cardboard boat raceThis August, Ocean Village will once again play host to the Charity Cardboard Boat Race that has become increasingly popular since it’s inception in 2009. A spokesperson for organisers, Ocean Village noted that the race offers ‘family-friendly summer fun and, as usual, there will prizes for winners (and losers under the moniker ‘Best Titanic Sinking’) as well as those who have been particularly creative in their boat-design and fancy dress costumes.  A bouncy castle will be on hand for the little’uns as well as live music and commentary throughout the racing.’

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Jul 25 - Employment Up in Spain Due to Record Tourist Season

spanish flagAccording to Spain’s National Statistics Institute, unemployment figures have dropped from a record high of 27.2% to 26.3%. This drop suggests the first sign of growth within the economy, for two years. The newest figure follows statistics recorded in the second quarter of the year, this signifies that the number of unemployed individuals in Spain has dropped to just below six million.

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