Golf rules for players in Spain confirmed - plus which courses are now open?
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Golf rules for players in Spain confirmed – plus which courses are now open?

As golf courses reopen in Spain and the ‘Costa del Golf’ we look at the new rules in place for residents and British tourists looking to hit the greens this summer. Professional golfing bodies such as the PGA, the Royal Spanish Golf Federation and the Golf Society of Great Britain, have been working with governments […]

Spain lockdown lifting – full details of all phases one and two for all your regions
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Spain lockdown lifting – full details of all phases one and two for all your regions

As Madrid and Barcelona moved into Phase 1 today, half of Spain moved into the more privileged position of Phase 2. We discuss what these phases mean to you and your region?   For those in Andalusia –  The provinces of Almería, Córdoba, Cádiz, Huelva, Jaén and Seville moved to Phase Two as of today, […]

Andalusia to hire 3,000 unemployed people as 'surveillance' to make sure people don't break rules
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Andalusia to hire 3,000 unemployed people as ‘surveillance’ to make sure people don’t break rules

Andalusia President, Juanma Moreno, will employ the people in the wake of strict rules on wearing masks and social distancing measures. The proposal aims to give temporary employment to 3,000 citizens and ensure the safety of beaches across the region in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus. The People’s Party leader said that the […]

Spain's Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol see rise in holiday bookings
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Spain’s Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol see rise in holiday bookings

As French beaches restrict beachgoers to ‘extreme measures’, the southern regions of Spain see a boost in bookings. As beaches opened last week to people in France, many were turned off by the strict rules, including having to sit in fenced off areas that need to be pre-booked. As also being told when they could […]

Expat bars on Spain's Costa del Sol say they 'cannot reopen'.
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Expat bars on Spain’s Costa del Sol say they ‘cannot reopen’.

Whilst larger restaurants across the region look to reopen, smaller terraced ‘ex-pat’ bars say they cannot reconsider reopening. Whilst some bars and restaurants welcome the news of opening their doors with open arms some have some that it is ‘not viable’. Owners of these establishments, many from foreign climes who have emigrated to the Costa […]

Spain - President of Benidorm's and Valencia's hotels predicts 'cheaper' summer
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Spain – President of Benidorm’s and Valencia’s hotels predicts ‘cheaper’ summer

The President of The Benidorm, Costa Blanca and Valencia Region Hotel Association (HOSBEC) has announced that resorts could see “half a summer with lower prices.” Referring to a meeting between 11 states of the EU yesterday, which aimed to carve out solutions for air travel between the nations, President of HOSBEC Tony Mayor remains adamant […]

Spain's Costa del Sol bars and restaurants face fines hours after reopening from lockdown for rule breaks
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Spain’s Costa del Sol bars and restaurants face fines hours after reopening from lockdown for rule breaks

Hundreds of warnings have been introduced to establishment owners across the region just hours after they were reopened. In Malaga, authorities have confirmed they have issued a staggering 296 warnings including some fines to bar and restaurant owners for breach of social orders. These include breaking the 2 metre rule and for allowing customers to […]

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Crispy Pork Belly with Japanese sauce

THIS WEEK Celebrity Chef from Ready Steady Cook & Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala shares his slow roasted Pork Belly recipe with a Japanese twist. This weekend was Steven Eusden’s 50 something birthday! Steven and Michel Eusden are close friends, namesakes and very successful newspaper owners. They own […]

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Costa del Sol port to raise awareness of sea pollution

BENALMADENA’S Puerto Deportivo has been selected as the venue to present Andalucia’s 16th underwater ecological day. Raising awareness among visitors, sailors and all those who enjoy the sea about the importance of not polluting it by leaving behind harmful products, is the main aim of the event. The initiative has the full support of the […]

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Costa council takes steps in the right direction

MARBELLA council has completed the linking of Arroyo Primero with a brand new stairway that connects Alfredo Palma with the Boulevard Pablo Raez. Councillor for Public Works, Javier Garcia, explained that one of the objectives of the project was to “integrate a public stairway into the landscape of the boulevard so that residents can make […]

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First International Tourism and Equality Forum comes to Marbella

MARBELLA has hosted its first International Tourism and Equality Forum, with the participation of a range of professionals in the sector to discuss the issue. Congress Palace was the venue for the conference, which comes shortly before the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women on November 25. For the first time, professionals […]