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Cancer charity celebrates special relationship with Marbella

Marbella showed its charitable side again as it hosted the 37th Gala Dinner of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) at Finca La Concepción. The mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, highlighted the tremendous work of the AECC and underlined the “close collaboration” with the Marbella Town Hall, including new offices and the

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The Aztec Legacy – Continuity and Change

The latest Benahavis Decorative and Fine Arts Society (BDFAS) lecture takes place tonight in Benahavis Town Hall.  The Aztec Legacy: Continuity and Change considers the brutal and bloodthirsty people, who also acheived breathtakimg creative achievements. Their shimmering city, build on a lake, was the Venice of the New World. Lecturer

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Casita del Loco!

  A couple of years ago I had what could be termed a ‘lifestyle’ change and, as part of a process that involved clean living, regular meditation on life’s big questions (which for once didn’t involve Eva Longoria) and more self help books than are proabably healthy for one man,

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Has Marbella got the right image?

Marbella mayor José Bernal, unveiled a new Marbella and slogan ahead of the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) in Madrid this week “Marbella, a five-star destination” is the slogan that the Town Hall hopes will  “enhance the image of the city and promote it to attract more tourism and investment”. Bernal stressed

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BeFree Festival dates announced

Marbella’s stand at the International Tourism Fair of Madrid (FITUR 2016) yesterday hosted the presentation of the second edition of the BeFree Gay Festival, which this year will be held between  September 1 – 4. The head of Tourism for Marbella, Miguel Luna, and festival director, Marcos Rodriguez, agreed on

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Starlite Festival dates and acts announced

Marbella’s most high profile music event, the Starlite Festival will run for an extra week this summer. Marbella mayor José Bernal announced the news at the Marbella Stand at the International Tourism Fair in Madrid (FITUR) yesterday. Now in its fifth year, Starlite Festival will take place at the Marbella

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Now Showing – The Hateful Eight

If you fancy catching a film in Marbella, then Wednesday is the best value day to do it. The Cine Teatro Goya in Puerto Banus has improved its selection of English language films (known as V.S.O.E) and is also a much more comfortable viewing experience. Wednesday is Dia del Espectador,

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Birthday Blues

  It’s my birthday today (Forty Eight if you must ask) and when you’d lived the kind of life that has mainly featured escapades in Marbella and London that have involved epic late nights, enraged bouncers, annoyed bar tenders and long suffering girlfriends, that fact that I made it past

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Property of the Week

Planet Marbella’s property expert has picked out this bargain apartment in El Paraiso Estepona with guaranteed rental return for €89,950 to start the week. This is a one bedroom apartment less than a mile from the shops, bars and restaurants of the Benavista Commercial Centre and the beach. The property

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Urban Collective in Marbella

Kasser Rassu Gallery opens Urban Collective, a new exhibition featuring three exciting artists, tonight. Hosted by Benezra Art Investments, the exhibition showcases the latest works by Dom Pattinson, Kathrina Rupit and Benjamin Duarri Dom Pattinson has had sell out collections at the London and New York Art Fairs as well

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Mayor vows to protect Marbella history

Marbella mayor Jose Bernal has vowed to increase security at the town’s historical monuments. The mayor was speaking during a visit to view the shocking damage by vandals at the Villa Romana de Rio Verde. Bernal was accompanied by the head of Culture and Heritage, Gema Midon, as well as

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Now showing – Joy

If you fancy catching a film in Marbella, then Wednesday is the best value day to do it. The Cine Teatro Goya in Puerto Banus has improved its selection of English language films (known as V.S.O.E) and is also a much more comfortable viewing experience. Wednesday is Dia del Espectador,

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Property of the week

This is a lovely ground floor apartment near to the beach in a quiet urbanisation in Benamara, close to all the local amenities and within walking distance of restaurants, beach and public transport. The accommodation consists of one big bedroom with en suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes, living/dining with open

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