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Alboran sea conference will make a splash

FUENGIROLA COUNCIL has announced that it is organising an Alboran Sea Conference with an international guest list. The event will be held at the Peace...

Unlucky 13 arrested as Costa del Sol cannabis club weeded out

OFFICERS of the National Police have raided a building in Fuengirola which was advertised as a private club to promote the therapeutic qualities of...

Costa del Sol business leaders unite for change

THE entrepreneurs of La Carihuela, Torremolinos, have created an association to discuss and progress their plans for the area more effectively. The group already has...

Cudeca cancer care charity presents 2017 accounts

THE Cudeca Foundation formally announced its pre-audit financial results for 2017. For the fifth year running it was in surplus and expects to carry over...

Across Marbella with a fridge for expat fundraiser

READERS may remember that comedian Tony Hawks wrote a book and starred in a TV programme Round Ireland with a Fridge which he undertook...

Torremolinos commercial park gets green light

RETAIL giant Intu has started preparation work on the site where it will build its commercial and leisure park in Torremolinos. Although the project requires...

Police bust cross-border drugs ring in Benalmadena

OFFICERS of the Guardia Civil have dismantled a Benalmadena based criminal network that operated a drug trafficking ring between Spain and France. Working with the...

Fish skewering course for the unemployed in Mijas

THE restaurant El Torreon has been chosen to teach a fish skewering course for the benefit of ten unemployed people from Mijas. It is an...

Costa del Sol businesses call for clampdown on illegal street vendors

BUSINESSES in Benalmadena are demanding “greater vigilance” from the authorities against illegal street sellers, as the summer approaches. Local representatives are to meet with the...

Arsonists destroy Costa del Sol beach club

OFFICERS from the National Police are investigating an attack on a beach club in Estepona which saw one of the security guards tied up...

Marbella couple arrested over kidnap and theft of €3,000 claim

THE National Police have arrested a man and a woman in Marbella for kidnap, violence with a hammer, and the theft of €3,000. The couple,...

Women mean business

THE annual Fair of Women Entrepreneurs is to take place in Fuengirola’s Plaza de la Constitucion this month. Participants will be able to present...

3rd United Nationalities of Marbella Summit

FOR the third year running this important event, the United Nationalities of Marbella Summit will be held in Marbella but at a new venue,...

Council to spend more than €600,000 to remodel Costa del Sol gardens

FUENGIROLA COUNCIL is investing €679,000 in the complete remodelling of the Jardines de la Veguila. The project will be located between Plaza de la Hispanidad...

Outrage as heritage building in southern Spain tarnished with graffiti

A CONSERVATION group in defence of the Trapiche del Prado, a heritage building in Marbella, has criticised the council for neglection and inaction over...

Hotel balcony burglar arrested on the Costa del Sol

OFFICERS of the National Police have arrested a man who is accused of six robberies in a hotel in Fuengirola. Sources suggest that the thief...

Costa del Sol students to take part in green activities

MORE than 4,500 school pupils in Estepona will take part in environmental education activities in an initiative to raise awareness about the importance of...

Works begin on Costa del Sol street

IMPROVEMENT works to the Calle La Union, which runs through both Mijas and Fuengirola, are to get underway shortly. Although the two towns are governed...

Sand dunes in southern Spain gain protected status

AN AGREEMENT has been signed by Marbella council and the environmental association Produnas on the future maintenance and protection of the area’s sand dunes. Mayor...

Ground-breaking deal to unite Costa del Sol town

AN HISTORIC deal has been reached in Mijas between the political parties Citizens and PSOE, and the Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples (CSSP). The agreement,...

Man dies after Spring festival fight

THE Guardia Civil is investigating the death of a 27 year-old man after a fight that broke out during the Spring festival in Manilva. A...

Lisa Brown’s family launch fresh appeal in Spain with £100,000 reward

THE family of Lisa Brown, a mother of one child from Alexandria, Scotland, has launched a fresh appeal in the province of Cadiz, today...

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Balcony fall injures 5 year-old child in southern Spain

A FIVE year-old boy has been wounded after falling from a balcony in Manilva. The child fell from the first floor of a house and...

Police seize 340 kilos of clams in Costa del Sol raids

A 340 kilogram haul of clams has been seized in a joint police raid in Marbella and Manilva. The seafood was found in sports bags...

Jellyfish invasion closes Costa Blanca beach

VISITORS to beaches up and down the Costa Blanca have been greeted by a larger than expected number of jellyfish for this time of...

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Balcony fall injures 5 year-old child in southern Spain

A FIVE year-old boy has been wounded after falling from a balcony in Manilva. The child fell from the first floor of a house and...

Police seize 340 kilos of clams in Costa del Sol raids

A 340 kilogram haul of clams has been seized in a joint police raid in Marbella and Manilva. The seafood was found in sports bags...

Valli Seasons tour update

IT takes considerable time to arrange even a short overseas tour with the need to find venues and promote the events. But to then discover...

Another brick in Marbella’s wall

MAYOR of Marbella Ángeles Muñoz performed a formal ceremony laying the first brick in the building of an all-inclusive family resort. Club Med, which first...

Suspected killer of Lisa Brown arrested in London

BRITISH fugitive Simon Corner who is wanted in Spain for the suspected murder of Scottish mother Lisa Brown who lived near Sotogrande has been...

Starlite festival staff ready to face the music on Costa del Sol

STARLITE will begin the selection of its staff next week in preparation for its festival. The interview process will take place between April 24-26 in...

Strangled woman rescued in police drugs swoop in south of Spain

OFFICERS of Spain's Guardia Civil have rescued a woman being strangled and arrested three members of an international drugs cartel. As part of their “Orbaneja”...

Alboran sea conference will make a splash

FUENGIROLA COUNCIL has announced that it is organising an Alboran Sea Conference with an international guest list. The event will be held at the Peace...

Unlucky 13 arrested as Costa del Sol cannabis club weeded out

OFFICERS of the National Police have raided a building in Fuengirola which was advertised as a private club to promote the therapeutic qualities of...

Costa del Sol business leaders unite for change

THE entrepreneurs of La Carihuela, Torremolinos, have created an association to discuss and progress their plans for the area more effectively. The group already has...