Costa del Sol expected to boom tomorrow on day dubbed 'Manic Monday'
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Costa del Sol expected to boom tomorrow on day dubbed ‘Manic Monday’

Thousands expected out on the streets as Spain returns to some normality. Two-way signs have been painted across pavements with arrows directing people in towns such as Marbella and Fuengirola in a bid to control pedestrians on a day which has been dubbed ‘Manic Monday’ before it even begins. Traffic will be controlled by police […]

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Spain’s Costa del Sol sees the blue arrows hit the streets to ensure social distancing safety

Spain’s Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol has introduced blue arrows in an attempt to see participation of safe distancing on the streets  Residents yesterday watched as workers deployed by the town hall started painting blue arrows onto the busy streets of Feungirola pointing in different directions dependent on what side of the pavement. Whilst residents […]

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WHEELY GOOD IDEA: Costa del Sol cleaners saddle up with flashy new tricycles

FUENGIROLA Council this week unveiled a fleet of 20 electric tricycles to enhance the effectiveness and speed of the street cleaning service. The new vehicles with pedals incorporate a small 120 litre mini container, which will replace the traditional sweep car currently in use. Workers have received necessary training to use the vehicles and are […]

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IN PICTURES: ‘Brave fools’ tackle Europe’s longest zipline

A GROUP of pensioners have just returned from one of the biggest challenges of their lives, sliding down Europe’s longest zipline from Spain into Portugal. The members of Age Concern Fuengirola y Mijas embrace life’s challenges with a ‘can do’ attitude, which was was evident in every one of the Zipline Challenge Team. Tackling the […]

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Costa del Sol welcomes a new tiger from Denmark

BIOPARC Fuengirola has welcomed a young female Sumatran tiger from Ree Park Safari in Denmark, into its care. Born in February 2017, Kerinci will join Harau and Asmara, the resident male and female Sumatran tigers who have been living together since last year. The arrival of Kerinci has come about from the collaboration of Bioparc […]

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Costa town is ready to rock

FUENGIROLA’S councillor for Culture, Rodrigo Romero, has announced that legendary British rock band Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow will be headlining the town’s inaugural Rock the Coast festival next summer. The hard rock festival will be on June 14 and 15, and will involve around 40 bands from around the world. It will take place at the […]

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UPDATE: Woman ‘missing’ on Spain’s Costa del Sol for seven weeks found safe

BREAKING NEWS – Friday, August 2018 – 6.30pm: ⇒ EXCLUSIVE: Costa del Sol woman ‘missing’ for seven weeks found after Facebook tip-off A DISTRAUGHT family is appealing for help in tracing a woman who has been missing on Costa del Sol for almost seven weeks. Marie McManus, aged 42, used her credit card when she checked […]

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SHOCKING: Costa del Sol burglar who posed as electrical inspector to rob the elderly

A SPANISH male in his 30s has been arrested by the National Police and has been charged with burglary in Fuengirola, Malaga City and Marbella. It is alleged that he and another man (who is being sought) presented themselves to elderly residents as electrical inspectors and whilst one distracted the property owner, the other stole […]

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Council seeks solution to Costa del Sol prostitution problem

FUENGIROLA COUNCIL is taking action against prostitution in the town. Although there are already regulations in place on the issue, these are being developed to combine both laws and punishments in the same document. The legislation will state: “It is not allowed to solicit, negotiate or accept, directly or indirectly, paid sexual services in spaces, […]

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Two arrested in drugs trafficking bust on Costa del Sol

OFFICERS of the National Police have arrested two men in a pharmacy in Fuengirola, for alleged drug trafficking. Police seized 13 grams of hashish, 8 grams of marijuana, and an undisclosed quantity of cocaine. The men, aged 31 and 32 are of Senegalese origin and part of a criminal organisation. All of the narcotics were […]

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Two women arrested in online loan fraud scam in Spain

OFFICERS of the National Police have arrested two Spanish women in Murcia, for alleged crimes of fraud and forgery. The suspects, 30 and 35-years-old, offered people loans online, ranging from €300 to €60,000, and asked for advance payments for processing purposes. The initial payments requested were in the region of €75 and €2,000, and the […]

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Fuengirola to receive ‘Platinum Broom’ award for clean streets

FUENGIROLA has been chosen to receive the ‘Platinum Broom’ award from by the Technical Association for the Management of Waste and Environment (ATEGRUS), for the third time. This is the highest accolade for cleanliness that any community can receive and various towns are reviewed every two years. Mayor of Fuengirola Ana Mula who recently confirmed […]

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Shark causes panic in Costa del Sol shallow waters

A SIGHTING of a three-metre long blue shark caused panic on the beaches of Fuengirola on Sunday, forcing a four-hour ban on swimming. Several bathers warned of the presence of a shark only several metres from the shore in Torreblanca at around 12.15pm. Following the emergence of several videos of the shark on social media, […]

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Mijas Council proposes new hospital location

MIJAS COUNCIL has submitted a proposal to the Junta de Andalucia about its preferred location for the new hospital. While little progress has been made on overall plans, one of the few certainties was that the hospital would be based in Las Lagunas. According to local reports, the council has presented a recommendation that the site […]

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Uber arrives on Costa del Sol shores

DIGITAL taxi service Uber is coming to the Costa del Sol this summer. The globe-trotting company will be bringing 200 of its cars to Malaga, Marbella, Fuengirola, Mijas, Torremolinos and Benalmadena. Uber already operates in more than 600 cities across the world, and has also established itself in Madrid and Barcelona. Although the launch date […]

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Armed robbers arrested in Costa del Sol police bust

OFFICERS of the National Police and the Guardia Civil have dismantled a criminal organisation with a record of violent robberies in Malaga province. Four members of the group have been arrested and charged with 15 crimes relating to armed robbery. An investigation began in February when several shops in Mijas, Fuengirola, Benalmadena Marbella and Estepona […]