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The AECC gala red carpet

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 mayor laid the tradition flowers to mark the run up to the feria

Marbella counts down to a cautious Feria

Marbella mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, yesterday encouraged citizens to enjoy the San Bernabé Feria week “with prudence.” Muñoz laid a bouquet at the statue of the saint on the Paseo de la Alameda and stressed that “the events scheduled for the next few days have been designed with enthusiasm, but in

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The Winning photo

Daniel’s waterfall is a winner!

Talented photographer Daniel Blanco Clement took first prize in the Marbella and Environment Photography Contest with his breathtaking photo of a waterfall Daniel scaled down the waterfall in order to capture the winning image. Although he and his team got very wet, they also got the shot! ” I’m very

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Marbella to benefit from increased tourism?

It may not open the flood gates, but restrictions on arrivals into Spain have been relaxed further. This means that tourists who meet certain regulations are now able to return to Spain. ❗ℹ️ As of June 7, the entry conditions to 🇪🇸 for travelers from 🇪🇺 or non-EU countries are

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Sunday Morning Mutterings – It’s Better than Brixton

Marbella made the front pages in the UK once again last month when The Guardian, not known for salacious reporting, ran a 10,000-word feature entitled “A united Nations of Crime. How Marbella became a magnet for gangsters”. What followed was the standard ‘Costa del Crime’ 101 article. All the usual

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Coronavirus – Marbella registers first fatality in 30 days

The latest figures released by the Junta de Andalucía on Friday show a continuing rise in the number of coronavirus cases. Marbella has also recorded a new death from the virus, the first 30 days. On a more positive note, however, Andalucía reported its highist number of vaccinations in one

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The Andalucia Plaza is one of Marbella's most iconic hotels

New owners for iconic Marbella hotel

Bain Capital Credit, LP and Stoneweg Hospitality via their real estate hospitality joint venture, have announced the acquisition of the 400-room Andalucía Plaza hotel complex with the aim of renovating the establishment to offer a new hotel experience. The property will continue to be operated by H10 Hotels until the

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Glad Rags on for a great cause!

There is nothing that Marbella society likes more than a glamourous fundraising event, and this Friday is a perfect opportunity to dig out your long neglected Black Tie or Evening Dress On June 4 local charity Collective Calling will be hosting a wonderful evening of glamourous entertainment, while raising much

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‘Votes for life’ for British citizens living in Spain

New measures announced in the Queen’s Speech will make it easier for British citizens who have moved abroad to participate in British democracy. The UK Government has unveiled further details on plans to scrap the arbitrary rule that prevents British citizens from voting in General Elections if they have lived

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The Honorary Citizens at the ceremony

Marbella recognises ‘Honorary Citizens’

A year later than scheduled due to the pandemic, Marbella City Council finally recognised the individuals who have made outstanding contributions to life in Marbella. Mayor Ángeles Muñoz praised the 16 people “for their values ​​and for contributing to making Marbella a better city”. “Throughout their careers they have demonstrated

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Marbella FC marks worst season ever with double relegation

In the end, even a 3-0 victory in the final match couldn’t save the team. Marbella FC, which only ten months ago was contesting the playoff for promotion to the Second Division and last year presented glitzy new plans for an 18,000 seater stadium, slumped into the fifth category of

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Sunday Morning Mutterings – Life begins at 30?

With lockdown restrictions lifted, you might have been tempted to head out on the highway and enjoy the open road. Not all the roads however, as new driving regulations came into force throughout Spain last week that limited the maximum speed in certain parts of municipalities to 30kph. This presents

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