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Clubs & Societies, Charities, Hobbies news and information for Spain

Clubs/Charities Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Charity donations up as recession fears fade

According to the latest data, 24.3% of Spanish adults regularly donate to an NGO, a figure that is 4.7 points higher than in December 2014.. "It appears that people have got over the recession, we are about to see a...

Clubs/Charities Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Penélope Cruz and Jane Goodall to get awards at Third...

ACTRESS Penélope Cruz has won the Third Millennium Woman Award thanks to her work in directing a documentary about children with leukaemia. She will receive her prize at the Third Millennium Women Forum, from the Happy...

Clubs/Charities Sat, Dec 12, 2015

Record-breaking 10,000 Santas run through Madrid

Ten thousand runners dressed up as Santa Claus ran through the centre of Madrid on Saturday in the 4th official Santa Claus race. There was a record turn-out for this year's event, with women making up 60% of the...

Clubs/Charities Thu, Jul 18, 2013

Adventure camp children go missing after being sent to...

FOUR children were said to have gone missing for 24 hours at a summer holiday boot-camp. They were part of a group of 16 boys from a club in Barcelona who were on an character-building adventure trip in La Zubia...

Clubs/Charities Tue, Dec 25, 2012

Disabled cyclist rides 2,000 kilometres round Spain on a...

A DISABLED man whose leg does not work as a result of a rare hereditary disease is touring the whole of Spain on a hand-bike. Sergio Martín, from Huelva in south-western Spain, is due to start his 2,000-kilometre tour...

Clubs/Charities Thu, Oct 25, 2012

Amancio Ortega Foundation donates 20 million euros to...

The Amancio Ortega Foundation has donated 20 million euros to the international Roman Catholic charity, Cáritas, to provide primary care in the form of food, pharmaceutical aid, housing and school material to...

Clubs/Charities Sun, Jun 10, 2012

Long-distance runner 'sells' body fat for charity

A BARCELONA man is 'selling' his body fat for charity. Óscar Rando, who started his 3,000-kilometre trek across Spain two years ago, weighed 20-and-a-half stone when he set out and has now dropped down to 16st...

Clubs/Charities Mon, Apr 2, 2012

Cantabria man to run 8,000 kilometres across Spain for...

A KEEN athlete from Cantabria is set to run a whopping 8,000 kilometres across Spain to raise money for Alzheimer's. José Antonio Santamaría, 39, from Castro Urdiales, set off today for Ambrosero and is expected...

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