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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...

An intimate evening with Ronan Keating

Ronan Keating
ONLY 50 people will have the chance to spend an evening with Ronan Keating as he sings and plays guitar just for them at La Sala Banus for the Global Gift Foundation. Tickets for this red carpet performance on Saturday November 4 which includes dinner...

University of Malaga art show

University Art Show
THE UNIVERSITY OF MALAGA is hosting an art exhibition celebrating its economics faculty’s 50th anniversary. The show, “Economists in art,” is “characterised by the multitude of techniques and disciplines used, and includes works by 10 artists with a common denominator; having graduated from Malaga’s Faculty...

Lux Mundi Fuengirola open day

Lux Mundi open day
ON WEDNESDAY October 25, Lux Mundi is hosting an open day showing visitors some of the charity work its undertakes. Offering free coffee and a quiz with a prize of two tickets to a day trip, the event will gives visitors an insight into the...

Mijas master class

Mijas master class
MIJAS COUNCIL has opened registration for its acting workshops at the Las Lagunas House of Culture. Between 10 and 20 students will be able to participate free of charge in the workshop, which was announced by Councillor for Culture, Fuensanta Lima and the classes’ teacher,...

Lights, camera, action for the Marbella International Film Festival

The 12th Marbella International Film festival is on
THE Marbella International Film Festival was formally unveiled at the Marbella Town Hall by representatives of the council and organisers. Councillor for Nueva Andalucía, Cristóbal Garre, the head of Culture and Education of Marbella Council, Carmen Díaz, the director of the festival, Mac Chakaveh, and...

Fuengirola U3A Autumn schedule

U3A Autumn schedule
THE U3A has announced its October events’ schedule. On Monday October 9, a course on opera begins at Lux Mundi in room B3-R4. Group leader Pat Shaw advises those planning to join his group screenings of opera and ballets will be shown at Cinesur until...

Popular Indie Band in Costa del Sol debut

Popular Indie Band in Costa del Sol debut
WHEN you grow up in Liverpool with your mother a member of the Small Faces fan club and professional musician uncles playing with bands like Eurythmics, your future course is set. Terry Shaughnessy started playing drums without any lessons apart from banging on his mother’s...

Animal Charity auction

Animal Chairty Auction
ANIMAL charity, Animals in Distress (A.I.D.) are holding two auctions on Friday October 13 and Friday November 10. The organisation is appealing to locals to get involved, either by attending the sale or to sell or donate something.  A.I.D. will receive the 15 per cent...

Audition Notice

Audition Notice
AUDITIONS will take place at the Salon Varietes Theatre, Fuengirola on Sunday October 8 from 11am until 2pm for Mistletoe and Wine this year's Christmas show The show will consist of songs, music and sketches David Vincent, the director is looking for performers of all ages...

Back to work

Back to work
MIJAS COUNCIL has extended the deadline to register in their employment programme for the over-40s. Laura Moreno, Councillor for Employment, explained the scheme helps the long-term unemployed back into work.  She said, "After analysing the unemployment figures of the municipality and the employment plans that...

Valerie Tasso – Sex talk 4.0

Sex talk
A SEXUAL discussion will take place in Malaga. The sex office in the city´s cultural centre, La Termica, will host the sexologist, Valerie Tasso as she discusses her new book Love in Internet Times: Sex 4.0. Her new book comes 15 years after Diary of a...

Music, Arts and Food Festival

Music, Arts and Food Festival
LA CALA DE MIJAS will welcome the Salida del Sol II Festival which will run from next Monday for seven nights at the Avanto Beach Restaurant. This promises to be a celebration of music, arts and food with the added bonus of direct contact with...

Elche steps up campaign against gender violence

Domestic violence
ELCHE joined the Valencian Pact against Gender Violence this week. As Mayor Carlos Gonzalez signed the pact in Valencia’s Centre del Carme, he said: “This step furthers the commitment of the municipality to fight against all forms of violence against women in all its aspects.” He...

Sexist adverts banned

Sexist adverts banned
TORREMOLINOS COUNCIL has banned sexist advertising throughout the municipality. The council has become the first in the province to create specific legislation prohibiting advertising which objectifies women after agreeing an initiative with the University of Malaga, women’s groups and other political parties. Adverts using gender stereotypes,...

Everyone’s favourite 1980’s songs

Anni-Frid
TWO West End producers Vikki Holland-Bowyer and Greg Stevenson are visiting the Costa del Sol to discuss bringing their Abba Reunion and Carpenters shows to Spain. This duo is responsible for the 80’s Mania show which has been touring the UK for nine years and...

A tremendous singer in her own right

Rhonda Ross Kendrick
OFTEN children of famous people bask in their limelight and obtain secondhand celebrity status but this is not the case of Rhonda Ross, daughter of soul diva Diana Ross. Diana had entered into a relationship with the Berry Gordy boss of Tamla Motown and was...

ParaSol Singers changing names

Changing names
AFTER six years performing as the ParaSol Singers, the Estepona and Manilva based choir has changed its name to CantoLibre. The new name means Free Singing in Spanish and “reflects the choir’s spirit and repertoire,” according to the group which will now be performing a...

Genesis, by Brazilian photographer, Sebastião Salgado

Genesis
MARBELLA will be playing host to a new exhibition, Genesis, by Brazilian photographer, Sebastião Salgado, until October 1. The terraces of the Puerto Deportivo will see the event attract photography fans from all over after the work was inaugurated by La Caixa bank as part...

Fuengirola dances on

Dance on
DANCE academies from Fuengirola have been chosen to perform the proclamation at this year’s Feria del Rosario on October 6. The proclamation- a live performance marking the beginning of a feria- will take place in the Palacio de la Paz and kicks of the Costa...

Act quickly to see Craig David

Craig David
THERE is just time for those who enjoy dancing to good music in a great nightclub to catch Craig David and his TS5 session at Aqwa Mist. Situated above Puerto Banus, this is one of the most popular nightclubs in the Marbella area and is...

Argentine band hits Malaga

Foto Nocheros
ONE of Argentina’s best known folk bands Los Nocheros will be touring Spain to celebrate 30 years together and will be in Malaga on September 15. With more than 25 albums and millions of copies sold, the band has picked up a number of Latin...

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AIRPORT NUMBERS TAKING OFF

Airport passenger numbers taking off

IN the same week that Alicante-Elche Airport announced growing passenger numbers and breaking all previous records, Murcia-San Javier has smashed some records of their...
Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project

Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project to beat traffic jams

DESPITE the building of the tunnel under San Pedro Alcantara in an effort to reduce delays, the problem of traffic jams between the town...
The Tax Agency reveals wealthiest towns in Malaga Province

Spanish Tax Agency reveals wealthiest towns in Malaga Province

THE town of Benahavis has been declared as having the highest average annual gross income per capita in the whole of Malaga province at...

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It’s electrifying works

Islas Marianas – It’s electrifying

THE FIRST stage of power line works in the Islas Marianas area are complete. The mayor of Infrastructures, Jose Carlos Martin announced Endesa will start...
Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project

Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project to beat traffic jams

DESPITE the building of the tunnel under San Pedro Alcantara in an effort to reduce delays, the problem of traffic jams between the town...
Ronald Dahl Day

Roald Dahl day at the British International School in Marbella

“IF you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.” Roald Dahl Pupils at the British International School...
The Tax Agency reveals wealthiest towns in Malaga Province

Spanish Tax Agency reveals wealthiest towns in Malaga Province

THE town of Benahavis has been declared as having the highest average annual gross income per capita in the whole of Malaga province at...
Cartama water well below standards

Cartama water well below standards

AUTHORITIES in Cartama raised the alarm after local water supplies dropped to dangerously low levels. According to the town council, the wells are running...
Andalucia buzzing

Andalucia’s boating scene is buzzing

BOATING is increasingly popular in Andalucia with the 17 marinas belonging to the Andalucian Marina Marinas Association seeing earnings of €7 million. Average occupation at...
Road Works Begin

€171,948 road works begin

WORKS have begun to Mijas’ El Juncal road linking Santiago and Molino de Viento. The multi-thousand Euro project will connect the main roads as well...
Diploma day

Benalmadena diploma day

BENALMADENA COUNCIL has handed out certificates to young people who took part in an employment drive. The town’s Mayor, Victor Navas, gave out the diplomas...
Birmingham goalkeeper enjoys Costa visit

Birmingham goalkeeper enjoys Costa visit

WHEN invited to travel to the Costa del Sol with some of his footballing friends, Birmingham goalkeeper David Stockdale was pleased in his words...
Malaga animal sanctuary opens

Malaga animal sanctuary opens

AN ANIMAL sanctuary is Malaga has opened its door to the public to raise funds. The Malaga Animals Society has hosted a day of activities...
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