27 Apr, 2021 @ 17:34
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Happy birthday Peggy!

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The birthday girl

WELL-KNOWN and much-loved local Moraira ‘celebrity’ Peggy Bloomfield celebrated her 101st birthday party in style today (Tuesday April 27).

Peggy 101 Birthday 1
The birthday girl

London-born Peggy moved to the Costa Blanca in 2005 to live with her daughter Val and son-in-law Roger. Very busy within the local community, she is an active member of the U3A and other local ladies’ groups. 

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Blowing out the candles

Her 100th birthday party was cancelled due to strict lockdown last year, but this time many of her friends joined her for a ‘socially distanced’ cava-and-cake morning celebration at the Bon Appetit cafe in Moraira.

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Spanish roses for an English rose
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Peggy with Teulada-Moraira Mayor Raul Llobell and councillor Sarah Richardson

This was followed by a lunchtime visit to her at home by the new mayor, Raul Llobell, and local councillor Sara Richardson, who gave her their best wishes on behalf of all the citizens of Teulada-Moraira. 

A very Happy Birthday and all the best from The Olive Press team!


Glenn Wickman

Glenn is a trained and experienced journalist, having obtained a BA Hons degree in Journalism and Communication Studies with Spanish from Middlesex University (London) in 2001.
Since then he has worked on several English-language newspapers in Alicante Province, including 11 years at the Costa Blanca News.
He is trilingual in English, Spanish and Catalán/Valenciano, a qualified ELT teacher and translator with a passion for the written word.
After several years in Barcelona, Glenn has now returned to the Costa Blanca (Alicante), from where he will cover local stories as well as Valencia and Castellón/Costa Azahar.
Please drop him a line if you have any news that you think should be covered in either of these areas, he will gladly get in touch!

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