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46 per cent of Brits 'fine' with having this 'disgusting' object in their kitchen.

46 per cent of Brits ‘fine’ with having this ‘disgusting’ object in their kitchen…

DOMESTIC APPLIANCE repair company Go-Assist.co.uk has asked 2,000 British men and women where their washing machine is kept. The question comes just days after property presenter Kirstie Allsopp caused a heated debate on Twitter when...
Fuchsia

Hanging around looking beautiful

FOR ME, summer holidays always started with a journey across The Solent to stay with family on the Isle of Wight, which at that time in the 1990’s seemed quaintly old fashioned, twenty years...
Kept in the the dark and loving it

Kept in the dark and loving it

WE ALL love those dark, shady corners of our Spanish home, particularly in the summer when they may be the only places in your home to escape the blinding, white, bright light of summer. However,...

Summer trends for the home

MAJOR PLAYERS in the home design market are gearing up for the summer season by targeting the designer catwalks of Milan for inspiration, as do their counterparts in the fashion clothing industry. Designs from the...

Brits officially get into gardening at age of 41

FORTY-ONE is the age we officially get in to gardening, a new survey has revealed. Researchers took an in depth look into the precise time in our lives that we turn our attention to our...

Make a visual impact with your blinds in Spain

YOUR BLINDS In Spain are now established at both Zoco Market and Lemon Tree Market every Sunday for all your blind and window covering needs. Established for over seven years, Your Blinds In Spain offer...

Top tips for your Spanish garden

WITH A hot, dry climate you might have low expectations of what’s possible when it comes to creating colour in your garden. However, you might be surprised what can be achieved with a little...

Survive the heatwave at home

HOW TO keep your cool in the heat of summer! Keep your blinds closed 30 per cent of unwanted heat comes from your windows - closing the blinds essentially prevents your home from becoming a miniature...

Pallet herb gardens on trend

TAKE TWO of the most on point trends in homes and gardens right now, then merge them together and you’re on to a surefire winner to impress in the gardening stakes. Using wooden pallets, leftover...

Perk up your garden for peak summer

JUNE IS traditionally the month when the Spanish garden comes to life, as the cooler nights and longer days allow the maximum growing potential, before the extreme summer heat arrives. Whether you’ve already got your...

Planning a successful vegetable garden

PLANNING A vegetable garden and successfully harvesting your own produce is easier than you might think. The layout of a vegetable garden can make or break its success, so it's important to do it right....

Proper swimming pool maintenance for beginners

IN the scorching summer heat, a dip in the swimming pool is a relief. But before you can jump into the water, proper pool maintenance is essential: Remove any form of debris Pool maintenance should be...

Pot your way to fruit this year

ALWAYS WANTED to grow your own fruit trees, but don’t have a garden? Well, you can still have your mini orchard on a terrace, patio or balcony if you use pots to plant your...

‘World’s hottest chilli’ developed by UK grower

THE ‘world’s hottest chilli’ has been unveiled at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The Dragon’s Breath chilli as it is known comes in at 2.4 million Scovilles (SCU), that’s 200,000 SCU hotter than...

Three reasons why gardening is the therapy for you

IT'S TIME to whip out your gardening gloves because not only are digging and weeding great exercise, a good stint of gardening boosts mental health, too. Recent research carried out by Harvard University found that...

La Nucia workshop on edible wild plants

LAST WEEKEND, 30 university students and members of the public attended a free workshop at the CEM Captivador (Captivador Environmental Education Centre) to learn about the medicinal and nutritional virtues of wild plants used...

Four steps to make your front garden greener this spring

GREENER FRONT gardens don't need to be complicated or time consuming but a few easy updates can make a world of difference. If you want to know how to create a welcoming mood enhancer and...

Banana trees: 10 tips

ORIGINATING FROM East Asia, the banana is one of the oldest cultivated crops and there are more than 400 species worldwide of this exotic plant - characterised by large, smooth-edged leaves and a slightly...

Blooming marvellous

THIS month, the Estepona Floral Art Club are set to welcome back local event and wedding flower designer, Maxine. Maxine trained and had a Floral design business in London before moving to Spain. Her demonstration,...

Blooming marvellous patios in Cordoba

COSTA DEL SOL residents plus many tourist visitors are flocking to Cordoba's annual patio festival which runs until May 14. More than 200 homes have opened their patios and courtyards in a contest that sees...

How to grow alcochofas (globe artichokes)

HERE IN Spain, there is not just one globe artichoke variety or even two; there are many. Of course, there are many: there’s a variety for every region and a season that extends from...

Small garden? Plant vertically

IN A small garden, all your ways are on show. There are often no hidden bits, particularly in a terrace garden; if not from ground level, then from upstairs, where you are definitely confronted...

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NATIONAL POLICE: ‘Terror attack’ stolen vans rumour circulating on social media in Spain is...

SPAIN'S National Police force has confirmed that a rumour of several stolen vans being stolen to be used in a potential terror attack on...

Red flags on the beach mean one thing… DANGER!

AUGUST 15 was a ‘Red Day’ in more than one sense of the word. During the Tuesday national holiday that brought more than the usual number...
Ex Marbella mayor may return

Ex-Marbella mayor may return to power

POLITICAL TURMOIL in Marbella looks set to be resolved by the end of this month. And this could see the return to power of the...
Starlite festival

Marbella´s star studded Starlite festival

MARBELLA’S sixth annual Starlite festival is hotting up, with a series of concerts left to go until the event ends on August 26. Tomorrow night,...
FAST

FAST need first aid… quickly!

FAST – First Aid Support Team – are a group of volunteers from Camposol near to Mazarron.  They respond to medical emergencies on Camposol...
ELCHE DAD TAKES THE BLAME

Dad takes the blame for son in car crash

A FATHER originally took responsibility for a car crash to cover for his son. Following an incident on Calle Bigastro in Elche, a man phoned...
Are we nuts to be nuts about nuts

Are we nuts to be nuts about nuts?

MANY OF us would happily drink a pina colada laced with coconut spirit, or knock back an almond based amaretto liqueur and then later pronounce,...
San Javier Golf Society

San Javier Golf Society

DUE to the extremely hot and humid weather, the latest individual Stableford Qualifier held at La Serena Golf, only included one division.  However, the...
Biker Chase

Bloodied biker in police chase

A BIKER chased by police has crashed on the N-332 in Benissa. The man was left in a serious condition and was taken to hospital...
RTN BOOK REVIEW - AN ENCHANTMENT OF RAVENS - COVER

Book Review: An Enchantment of Ravens

by Margaret Rogerson Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread,...
Diarrhoea

Sickness claim thrown out of UK court

A BRITISH tourist who blamed poor hygiene in a hotel gave her diarrhoea has had her compensation claim thrown out by a judge. Her boasting about...
Valley Voices

The voices of Jalon enjoying a break

MEMBERS of the Valley Voices may well be enjoying their long summer break, but with autumn around the corner all are eagerly looking forward...

RTN Newspaper – Costa del Sol Edition Issue #016

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