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New Year fundraiser for Prostate Cancer

New Year fundraiser for Prostate Cancer
THE Second Annual Blue Dinner is to be held at the El Olivo restaurant also in La Cala on Friday January 5 at 7.30pm to raise funds for Positively Blue which arranges to test men for Prostate Cancer. Tickets cost is €50 per person and...

Charity helps detect Breast and Prostate Cancer

Charity helps detect6 Breast and Prostate Cancer
ONCE again, there will be an Artisan Christmas Fayre at El Oceano Hotel in La Cala de Mijas in support of the Positively Pink charity. Stalls which cost €20 for local businesses will be open from 10am in the Veranda Restaurant on Saturday December 2...

Christmas Classical Concerts

Christmas Classical Concerts
THE Choir and Orchestra Collegium Musicum Costa Del Sol under the direction of Annemarie Philipps invites all music lovers to their annual Christmas Concerts They are presenting a special Christmas programme which includes Handel’s Harp Concerto, music by Fauré, Telemann, Humperdinck and Britten and various...

Marbella Awards 2017

Marbella Awards 2017
THE Winners of the Marbella Awards 2017 were revealed during a star-studded awards gala on Saturday November 18th at the Puente Romano. The awards, voted for by the public, were hosted by Hollywood actor Dolph Lundgren who flew in from filming Aquaman alongside Nicole Kidman...

Eric Knowles a master of antiques visits Fuengirola

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THE much respected Eric Knowles will once again be travelling to Fuengirola to advise visitors to the Over 50s show as to the value or otherwise of their antiques. Always looking cheerful on TV, this ‘lad from Lancashire’ became interested in antiques at an early...

Rock Chick finds her Voice in Spain

Rock Chick finds her Voice in Spain
FOR more than 20 years, singer and actor Tina Hall who admits to being 45 has been living in and loving Spain and now she’s appearing before millions in La Voz (The Voice) Spain. She’s no stranger to TV as she spent seven years appearing...

Heal your heart

Heal your heart
CORK-BASED band The Grunts are returning to the Costa del Sol this December to present their new album, Heal your Heart. The band, who are playing in Malaga on December 7 and 8, explained they released their new record, “in response to the relentless destruction...

A touch of cabaret

A touch of cabaret
THE amateur entertainment group ‘A Touch of Class’ will be performing all the classics in their ‘A Touch of Cabaret’ concert at the Casa de Cultura in Fuengirola. Expect lively entertainment, stylish outfits and even a bowler hat or two. The group regularly put on shows...

A night of cello music in Mijas

A night of cello music
FOLLOWING the highly successful Salida del Sol II Festival, Project, Music Management is hosting the Scandinavian Cello School on Sunday November 12. Starting at 8.30pm at the Avanto Beachside Restaurant in La Cala de Mijas an ensemble of seven cellos lead by Jacob Shaw will...

Songwriters wanted by International Song Festival

Songwriters wanted by International Song Festival
WAY back in 1965 a young local priest came up with the idea of a Song Festival to be held in Gibraltar to raise funds for a community centre. It started off in a small way with local talent and most years, Joe Carseni backed...

Ricky Lavazza – He has his own kind of magic

He has his own kind of magic
ORIGINALLY a dedicated amateur singer, the Welshman now known as Ricky Lavazza was persuaded to come to the Costa del Sol as a professional and has worked ever since. His wife laughingly says that he thinks himself an Italian Stallion but in fact he’s a...

Mijas rocks in November

Mijas rocks in November
THERE are to be four free concerts by different bands at Que Bowling,Plaza San Rafael 49, Las Lagunas de Mijas organised by Big M Promotions. All are on succeeding Fridays at 9pm, starting tonight with Los Thunders with their AC/DC tribute. The following Thursday welcomes Rolling...

Fishing for a win in Fuengirola

fishing for a win
MORE THAN 120 fisherman are expected to get involved with Fuengirola’s XXVII Fishing Contest on Sunday. The annual event, organised by the Sport Fishing Club La Baila, will begin at 9am along Fuengirola’s coast line. Pedro Cuevas, Councillor for Sports, spoke about the competition alongside...

Sleep better

Sleep better
LOS BOLICHES will be hosting a mindfulness course designed to help participants sleep better. The workshop on Tuesday, November 7 will take place from 5.30pm to 8pm at EdificioColores.  Ana Mata, Councillor for Equality, explained anyone wishing to take part can register at the Department...

Fuengirola music festival

Fuengirola music festival
A FALL FESTIVAL aimed at the elderly will take place at 6pm on Wednesday, November 8 at Fuengirola’s Palacio de la Paz. The event, organised by the council’s Department for the Third Age, will feature live music, dancing and food. Francisco Jose Martin, Councillor for the...

The Marbella event of the Winter Season

The event of the Winter Season
THERE are certain events which take pride of place in people’s calendars in Marbella and this year’s St Nikolaus Ball to be held at the Puente Romano hotel on December 9 is one of them. Income from the evening which attracts the rich and famous...

Celebrate Guy Fawkes Night and help charity

Celebrate Guy Fawkes Night and help charity
THE much regarded Villa Tiberio on the Golden Mile in Marbella will once again open its doors to raise funds for the Red Cross and Cudeca Hospice. Every year, long time restaurateur Sandro Morelli shows his commitment to charity by hosting a number of special...

Bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh – Celebration of the bahá’í community of Marbella

Bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh
SUNDAY 22nd of October marked the bicentenary of the Birth of the Prophet-Founder of the world’s youngest and fastest growing religion - the Bahá’í Faith.  Exactly 200 years ago Bahá´u´lláh was born, and you may be surprised to learn that there is a vibrant...

Los Boliches autumn trekking

Los Boliches autumn trekking
WALKING fans are in for a treat when the new urban hiking route opens in Los Boliches on November 11. The event, which leaves from Plaza de San Rafael, costs €3 and sees walkers trek through Los Pacos, Torreblanca and Parque de Las Presas, covering...

Mijas council is offering tourism courses for the unemployed

Tourism training
THE course, for which registration is open until October 27, will offer 15 free places for those who are unemployed and living in the municipality. Laura Moreno, Councillor for Development, explained, "we continue to promote training in Mijas aimed at improving integration into the labour...

Positively Pink: Doing their bit to battle breast cancer

Doing their bit to battle Breast Cancer 3
A SMALL charity based in La Cala de Mijas raised more than €35,000 in a single night to fund Breast Cancer screening. Positively Pink which is mainly supported by residents and holiday home owners in La Cala was set up 12 years ago by Lorraine...

Master chef courses in Los Boliches

Master chef courses in Los Boliches
A COOKING course for young people in Los Boliches is open for registration until October 30. The workshop, aimed at 16 to 29-year-olds, has been put together by Fuengirola’s Department for Promotion and Development and hopes to get more young people jobs in the catering...

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Five years in prison for baby killer

Five years in prison for baby killer

A WOMAN has been sentenced to jail for killing her baby as she gave birth. The girl, who was 17 when she committed the crime,...
CHECK THOSE CHRISTMAS INGREDIENTS TO AVOID ALLERGIES - 2

Check those Christmas ingredients to avoid allergies

NUTRITION specialists have warned about food allergies that tend to coincide with Christmas...but many go undetected The warning comes from Carolina Pérez Iglesias who is...
Airport workers worry

Malaga airport workers worry for jobs

WORKERS at Malaga Airport are concerned about their working conditions after new managers are due to move in. The employees of the airport’s bars and...

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Five years in prison for baby killer

Five years in prison for baby killer

A WOMAN has been sentenced to jail for killing her baby as she gave birth. The girl, who was 17 when she committed the crime,...
Eight years for murderer

Eight years for murderer

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy is facing years in prison for stabbing a man outside a nightclub. Prosecutors are asking a judge to place the boy in...
Malaga firefighters

Malaga firefighter strike still running…

A YEAR after first going on strike Malaga’s firemen have still not returned to work. The labour dispute over working conditions continues without any progress...
driving tests back on

Driving tests back on in Malaga

DRIVING EXAMINERS are back at work after a six-month strike. Five examiners will now be on duty every day after being forced to perform minimum...
Fake worker scams €35,000 from elderly woman

Fake worker scams €35,000 from elderly woman

A MAN pretending to be from Endesa has swindled a 90-year-old woman in Malaga City. Police are now trying to find the alleged thief who...
Crash victims demand justice

Crash victims demand justice

A GROUP of people injured when a train derailed between Malaga and Seville are planning to sue the department responsible. A firm of lawyers are...
Airport workers worry

Malaga airport workers worry for jobs

WORKERS at Malaga Airport are concerned about their working conditions after new managers are due to move in. The employees of the airport’s bars and...
Prosecutor condemns animal cruelty convict

Prosecutor condemns animal cruelty convict

A SENIOR lawyer has slammed a woman convicted of animal cruelty. Fernando German Benitez, the Delegate for the Environment in the Malaga Prosecutor’s Office, has...
Local councillor fronts new political party

Local councillor fronts new political party

BENALMADENA Councillor Beatriz Olmedo has been elected as national spokesperson for Contigo Somos Democracia(Together We Are Democracy), Spain’s newest political party. Contigo Somos Democracia are...
Teachers rebel over fine

Teachers in Malaga rebel over fine

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION has refused to extend its training schedule after receiving a fine from Malaga Council. The body was due to sign an...
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