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Playa de la Malagueta

San Juankerd!

Once again the beaches of Malaga province were busy last night with crowds celebrating Noche de San Juan And once again those same beaches were left looking like disaster zones – strewn with bottles and bags thoughtlessly discarded by those careless crowds. Pictured above was the disgusting scene at Malaga’s

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Laura de Arce at the virtual ITB

Marbella looks to Germany for summer 2021

Marbella Town Hall Tourism Director, Laura de Arce, said yesterday that she was optimistic for the return of tourists to Marbella this summer, especially from Germany. Speaking after virtually attending the important international tourism exhibition ITB in Berlin, de Acre said that she held over 20 meetings with Germany’s most

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The Embalse de la Concepcion

Water water everywhere!

Marbella residents living close to the Rio Verde may have noticed that it has been flowing freely over the past week This is, in part, due to the heavy rainfall that we experienced last weekend, but not directly. The surge in water was due to the authorities at the Embalse

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Women make up a significant percentage of directots at Specsavers

International Women’s Day – Celebrating Women in Optometry

On International Women’s Day, opticians Specsavers Ópticas is an example in Spain of a company with diversity in its workforce and offering  flexible working Out of its nine stores in Spain, four have female store directors, and several have female store managers, with women making up nearly 60% of the

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Sunday Morning Mutterings – A message for you, rudies

I’ve been wondering if we are all becoming ruder.  The reason behind his came while shooting a promotional video on the beach in Fuengirola. There was I, strolling along the shores of the Mediterranean with my rather beautiful co-presenter. The sun was coming up, the castle looked magnificent, the sea

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Marbella Arena set for 2021

Marbella Arena back ‘stronger than ever’ in 2021

Marbella Arena plans to host a series of events this season in a Covid safe setting. In a statement saying that it would be returning ‘stronger than ever’, GNP Producciones and Cines Teatro Goya, the companies behind the revamp of what was formerly the Plaza de Toros Nueva Andalucia, said

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BREAKING NEWS: Coronavirus – Cases drop below 300 mark

Marbella could see a further easing of restrictions as the cumulative incidence of coronavirus in the municipality continues to fall. Today’s figure, published by the Junta de Andalucia after the regional holiday, has 281.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in Marbella in the past 14 days, the lowest figure since January

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Triple A are at La Canada until March 3

Triple A at La Cañada

Marbella animal charity has set up a collection point in ALCAMPO La Cañada for much needed items The coronavirus crisis has had a dramatic impact on the charity’s find raising activities and the collection point gives the public the opportunity to help directly. The volunteer team maning the collection point

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Road check at the entrance to Marbella

Marbella set to lift travel restrictions on Friday

Marbella residents will be able to travel outside the municipal borders from Friday The latest figures released today put the accumulated figure of coronavirus in Marbella at 402 per 100,000 inhabitants over the past 14 days. This figure should mean that the Alert Committee for Malaga Province rules that the

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Angeles Munoz at the vaccination centre, Marbella

Marbella aims for 10,000 vaccinations per week

The vaccination campaign has moved up a level as Marbella Town Hall has established Covid vaccination centres in Marbella and San Pedro Alcántara that will allow for the immunisation of more than 10,000 people a week. Marbella Mayor, Ángeles Muñoz; Provincial Delegate of Health, Carlos Bautista, and the Director of

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BREAKING NEWS! – Marbella drops beneath 500 barrier!

Finally, some good news to start the week! The accumulated incidence of the coronavirus in Marbella has dropped beneath 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, for the first time since January 15. These figures mean Marbella is on course to end the perimetre closure and relaxing the restrictions a little more,

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Europe heads post Covid 19 wish list holiday destinations for Brits

New research by comparethemarket.com has revealed the destinations Brits plan on travelling to once travel restrictions are lifted, as well as how attitudes towards holidays have changed since the start of the pandemic. Given the number of holidays that have been cancelled or postponed, it’s unsurprising that over half of

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