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Diploma day

Benalmadena diploma day

BENALMADENA COUNCIL has handed out certificates to young people who took part in an employment drive. The town’s Mayor, Victor Navas, gave out the diplomas alongside the Councillor for Employment, Beatriz Olmedo, to the scheme’s...
Birmingham goalkeeper enjoys Costa visit

Birmingham goalkeeper enjoys Costa visit

WHEN invited to travel to the Costa del Sol with some of his footballing friends, Birmingham goalkeeper David Stockdale was pleased in his words to “come over as cheerleader.” He attended the official launch of...
Malaga animal sanctuary opens

Malaga animal sanctuary opens

AN ANIMAL sanctuary is Malaga has opened its door to the public to raise funds. The Malaga Animals Society has hosted a day of activities including children’s workshops, a market, paella, cocktails and tours to...
Diploma day

Benalmadena Diploma day

BENALMADENA COUNCIL has handed out certificates to young people who took part in an employment drive. The town’s Mayor, Victor Navas, gave out the diplomas alongside the Councillor for Employment, Beatriz Olmedo, to the scheme’s...
Car death ‘not criminal’

Car death ‘not criminal’

NATIONAL POLICE officers have said the death of a man found under a car in Malaga is not suspicious. The agents have ruled out a crime and instead believe the man’s death was accidental after...
Tourism strategy

Towns tourism strategy

MARBELLA’S Mayor has met with local hotel owners to put together a tourism strategy. Angeles Muñoz, held a meeting with hotel managers, explaining, "the objective is to agree with them the whole town’s tourist policy...
€100,000 education boost

€100,000 education boost in Arroyo de la Miel

WORKS to improve Arroyo de la Miel’s IES Cerros del Viento school have now finished. The town’s Mayor, Victor Navas, visited the school alongside Patricia Alba, a delegate from the Ministry for Education.  Mayor Navas...
Marbella biting issue

Marbella mosquito plague criticism

THE Marbella City Council has received criticism for failing to put in measures to stop the recent plague of mosquitoes. The recent surge in the biting parasites is causing concern among Marbella residents, and has...
Road rage

Road rage in Alhaurin de la Torre

THE mayor of Alhaurin de la Torre has accused the Andalusian authorities of downsizing the town’s new access road. Allegedly the large access road that was originally planned, and was estimated to cost around €36...
Preventing domestic abuse

Preventing domestic abuse

MIJAS COUNCIL has announced a project to prevent gender violence. The initiative, titledMake love worth it, is being taught as a workshop in local school IES La Vega de Mijas with the aim of promoting...
Fuengirola´s trial by fire

Man dies in Torremolinos house fire

AN 87-YEAR-OLD man has died in a house fire in Torremolinos. Two others were affected by the blaze, with one 77-year-old woman remaining in a serious condition in hospital suffering from burns and smoke inhalation. Firefighters...
Restrictions pondered as droughts go on

Restrictions pondered as droughts go on

WATER restrictions have been proposed by the Ministry of the Environment in a bid to prevent crops being ruined by drought. Parks, gardens and pools could be denied water. Farmers and the Junta de Andalucia have...
Lux Mundi open day

Lux Mundi Fuengirola open day

ON WEDNESDAY October 25, Lux Mundi is hosting an open day showing visitors some of the charity work its undertakes. Offering free coffee and a quiz with a prize of two tickets to a day...
Cop killer faces 22 years in jail

Cop killer faces 22 years in jail

AN EX-CONVICT could die in prison after being accused of killing a retired police officer. The 64-year-old suspect is on trial for allegedly stabbing the 74-old-former National Police Chief Inspector 16 times with a machete. ...
Petition calls for better health services

Petition calls for better health services

MORE THAN 4,000 people have signed a petition requesting a 24 hour emergency service in La Cala de Mijas. A local residents’ association has claimed the current facilities at the town’s health centre are insufficient...
Driving them crazy

Malaga province examiners’ strike driving them crazy

APPROXIMATELY 30 per cent of driving schools in Malaga are on the brink of closing. The ongoing strikes in Malaga province, which began in June due to pay disputes, have caused an average loss of...
Dog Poisoning

Park closed after spate of Costa del Sol dog poisonings

A SPATE of dog poisonings on the Costa del Sol continues with more than ten dying in a week. One dog was killed after eating poison in a playground in La Campana, forcing police to...
The rain in Spain

The rain in Spain

ANXIOUS to ensure that there isn’t a repeat of the flooding that took place last December at the Arroyo Perales in Sabinillas, €120,000 is being spent by the Manilva council. Taking advice from experts, diggers...
Mijas Nature walk

Mijas nature walk extended

MIJAS COUNCIL has extended its La Muralla botanical route by adding more than 140 new types of plants. The Councillor for Parks and Gardens, Roy Perez, visited the area to see the new additions and...
Restrictions pondered as droughts go on

Restrictions pondered as droughts go on

WATER restrictions have been proposed by the Ministry of the Environment in a bid to prevent crops being ruined by drought. Parks, gardens and pools could be denied water. Farmers and the Junta de Andalucia have...
Marbella playground´s autumn clean

Marbella playground’s autumn clean

MARBELLA’S COUNCIL has undertaken a project to clean up the muncipality’s playgrounds. The plan will cover 34 children's playgrounds.Councillor for Cleaning, Diego Lopez, explained,"we are cleaning with non-harmful disinfectants and pressure hoses,” adding the project,”...
Marbellas continued fight against gender violence

Marbella’s continued fight against gender violence

THE mayor of Marbella, Ángeles Muñoz chaired a meeting of the Maltreatment Monitoring Board on Wednesday which considered the continued problem of gender violence. The board consists of the Marbella Councillor for Social Rights and...

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AIRPORT NUMBERS TAKING OFF

Airport passenger numbers taking off

IN the same week that Alicante-Elche Airport announced growing passenger numbers and breaking all previous records, Murcia-San Javier has smashed some records of their...
Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project

Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project to beat traffic jams

DESPITE the building of the tunnel under San Pedro Alcantara in an effort to reduce delays, the problem of traffic jams between the town...
The Tax Agency reveals wealthiest towns in Malaga Province

Spanish Tax Agency reveals wealthiest towns in Malaga Province

THE town of Benahavis has been declared as having the highest average annual gross income per capita in the whole of Malaga province at...

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It’s electrifying works

Islas Marianas – It’s electrifying

THE FIRST stage of power line works in the Islas Marianas area are complete. The mayor of Infrastructures, Jose Carlos Martin announced Endesa will start...
Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project

Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project to beat traffic jams

DESPITE the building of the tunnel under San Pedro Alcantara in an effort to reduce delays, the problem of traffic jams between the town...
Ronald Dahl Day

Roald Dahl day at the British International School in Marbella

“IF you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.” Roald Dahl Pupils at the British International School...
The Tax Agency reveals wealthiest towns in Malaga Province

Spanish Tax Agency reveals wealthiest towns in Malaga Province

THE town of Benahavis has been declared as having the highest average annual gross income per capita in the whole of Malaga province at...
Cartama water well below standards

Cartama water well below standards

AUTHORITIES in Cartama raised the alarm after local water supplies dropped to dangerously low levels. According to the town council, the wells are running...
Andalucia buzzing

Andalucia’s boating scene is buzzing

BOATING is increasingly popular in Andalucia with the 17 marinas belonging to the Andalucian Marina Marinas Association seeing earnings of €7 million. Average occupation at...
Road Works Begin

€171,948 road works begin

WORKS have begun to Mijas’ El Juncal road linking Santiago and Molino de Viento. The multi-thousand Euro project will connect the main roads as well...
Diploma day

Benalmadena diploma day

BENALMADENA COUNCIL has handed out certificates to young people who took part in an employment drive. The town’s Mayor, Victor Navas, gave out the diplomas...
Birmingham goalkeeper enjoys Costa visit

Birmingham goalkeeper enjoys Costa visit

WHEN invited to travel to the Costa del Sol with some of his footballing friends, Birmingham goalkeeper David Stockdale was pleased in his words...
Malaga animal sanctuary opens

Malaga animal sanctuary opens

AN ANIMAL sanctuary is Malaga has opened its door to the public to raise funds. The Malaga Animals Society has hosted a day of activities...
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