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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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Farewell to the “Queen of the Night!

Marbella’s orginal party people were yesterday mourning the loss of one of the most emblematic names of the social scene with the death at the age of 92 of Regine – the self styled ‘Queen of the Night” After an impoverised childhood in wartime Paris, she opened Chez Régine in

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Cyclist killed on AP-7

A man was killed in Marbella this morning when he was hit by a truck while cycling on the AP-7. Emergency services were called to the scene, close to the Nagüeles exit, at around 6.40 this morning. Eyewitnesses say that the truck, which stopped at the scene, ran over the

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Umbrellas – A new concept launches in Marbella

At first glance, Umbrella’s, the combined barbers and cocktail bar located in the newly renovated Marbella Arena in the heart of Nueva Andalucia, seems something of a strange idea. But if there is one thing that serial successful entrepreneur and tireless charity organiser Kara Jaye Caradas, the owner of Umbrellas,

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Sunday Morning Mutterings – It never rains…

Be careful what you wish for. At the beginning of March, I was seriously concerned about the lack of rainfall in Spain. Specifically the lack of rainfall at the Casita as the reservoir receded rapidly. By the middle of the month, the water level had dropped so severely that it

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Feeling Bookish?

Bookworms of the World Unite! Celebrate World Book Day with these great reads, selected by Alicia Duggan at The Bookshop Research by the Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds (FGEE) has revealed that in Spain we are a nation of book lovers, with 67.9% reading at least once a quarter and

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San Pedro Health Centre Finally Opens

After years of campaigning – and not a few vociferous protests – the new health centre in San Pedro Alcántara opened this week As one of Marbella’s fastest growning areas, the previous health centre struggled to cater to the needs of the local population, a situation not helped the pandemic.

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Marbella joyfully celebrates Easter Sunday

For the first time in two years, Marbella was able to properly celebrate Semana Santa An emotional Easter week saw crowds on the streets to watch the processions after two years of COVID – 19 restrictions Easter Sunday marked the end of Semana Santa, with processions taking place in Marbella,

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Marbella marks emotive Good Friday

Last night was the most emotional of Semana Santa as The Recumbent Christ and the Virgin of Solitude were paraded through Marbella’s streets The mayor, Angeles Muñoz, accompanied the brotherhoods on a Good Friday that began in Marbella with the traditional Candle of the Legion in the Church of the

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Cerros Climber in Concha fall

A climbing trip with friends up La Concha almost ended in tragedy yesterday Marbella firemen were called to the scene after one of the group slipped and fell several metres. The accident happened near Cerros del Lago just off the Istán road. The young man, described as Scandinavian, was reportedly

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Semana Santa returns to Marbella

All the fevour of Holy Week returned to Marbella last night. Although some coronavrus restrictions were still in place, crowds lined the streets for Wednesday night’s traditional procession of the figure of the Christ. Mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, and other members of the City Council, were present as the Brotherhood made

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