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Rural Costa del Sol police unit gets green light

MIJAS COUNCIL has created a local police force with a special remit to protect the environment, prevent fires and monitor wild animals. Mayor of Mijas, Juan Carlos Maldonado, announced the move and said: “We are taking a further step to improve services for residents, especially in relation to our native species, wildfires, and the environment.” […]

City slickers - one in seven have not gone for a rural stroll in the past two years or longer
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City slickers: One in seven have not gone for a rural stroll in the past two years or longer

A SURVEY has found that 13 per cent of Brits hadn’t gone for a stroll in the countryside for the past 24 months or more, with some confessing to being ‘city-bound’ for even longer. More than one-third of those quizzed said they didn’t have a clue about wildlife and wouldn’t be able to teach their […]

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Finestrat nominated for rural tourism award

THE MUNICIPALITY of Finestrat has been selected by rural holiday booking website escapadarural.com to qualify for the IV Coetur Awards, in recognition of its efforts to promote rural tourism. Escapadarural.com has over 950,000 registered travellers on its site and promotes over 15,000 ‘rural escapes’ across Europe. With this nomination, Finestrat is the only municipality representing […]