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Cancer Charity event marks start of summer

Marbella once again proved that it has plent of heart as well as soul, as Villa Tiberio was once again the venue for the Spring into Summer charity gala. Organised by the indefatigable Caro Rand (above) , the event raised much needed funds for both Children with Cancer UK and

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Caminho 2023 – A Singular Gastronomic Journey

Every now and then, a restaurant arrives on the coast that astounds and refreshes even the most jaded palete. The week at Sollo, chef Diego Gallegos presented Caminho 2023 to the Press – a truly remarkable menu based on river fish and vegetables from his greenhouse, featuring Mediterranean flavours and

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Pascal adds Flair and Finesse at La Fonda

Pascal Silman has been appointed as Executive Chef of La Fonda Heritage Hotel, a boutique luxury hotel set to open soon in Marbella as the first Relais & Châteaux property in Andalucia, Spain. With thirty years of experience in some of the most prestigious gastronomic addresses and five-star luxury and

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Russell’s Charity Climb!

One of Marbella’s best loved DJs and all round legend, Russell Soden, is hitting the hills again next week to raise money in memory of his daughter. The former owner of infamous Banus rock bar Terra Blues, Russ already has already scaled a number of peaks for charity. He most

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Lovely Laura will headline the festival

The Boho Project kicks off the party season!

The vibrant party atmosphere of Ibiza is set to come to Marbella this April with The Boho Project. Promising an unforgettable experience blending a specially curated selection of the best music, food, and entertainment, the one day festival takes place on Saturday April 29 in the Finca La Concepción in

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Dr George Chami

Tributes for surgeon lost in Turkish tradegy

The medical profession in both Gibraltar and Marbella has paid tribute to Dr. George Chami, the respected GHA (Gibraltar Health Authority) orthopedic surgeon, who was killed in the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria. The body of the 52-year-old was recovered from his collapsed apartment building in Antaky at the

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Six down, seven to go

NCA launches renewed appeal to trace Most Wanted fugitives The National Crime Agency and partners have renewed an appeal to help trace some of the United Kingdom’s Most Wanted fugitives. Twelve months ago the NCA launched its most recent appeal to find 13 men who had gone on the run

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Alameda Park Protest

Marbella residents staged a protest on Saturday at the Town Hall’s controversial remodelling project at the popular and historic Alameda Park. The protesters were joined by Pepe Bernal(above) leader of the PSOE in Marbella and respected artchitect Rafael de la Fuente among others. The Town Hall claims that the work

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Otero Manilva

Is it all over for Otero?

One of the coast’s leading developers has halted construction on several of its high profile developments. According to Press reports Marbella-based home-builder Grupo Otero is in financial trouble, which could have implications for those who bought off plan from the developer. El Confidencial reports that Grupo Otero has defaulted on

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Kempinski Art Exhibit

New Dawn at Kempinski

Kempinski Hotel Bahía continues its Kempinski Art Series with ‘New Dawn’, a new exhibition by Helena Revuelta. This series of paintings is inspired by the way the beauty and power of nature temper the devastation caused by mankind. “I believe that our time has contended at all cost on bending

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Marbella mourns Roger Cohen

Puerto Banus lost one of its most dynamic characters with the death of Roger Cohen this week. A familiar presence in Puerto Banus for over 40 years, Roger built up several successful businesses, including the Roger and Fredy boutique and the News Cafe, where Bruce Willis famously visited with then

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The new Óbal Urban Hotel

New image and name for historic Marbella hotel

After a complete refurbishment and an investment of more than €6 million a historic hotel in Marbella is entering a new phase..The San Cristóbal hotel in central Marbella will reopen this summer as the Óbal Urban Hotel. The hotel, which closed in for refurbishment in October 2022, has upgraded to

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Did workshop spark start devastating fire?

The investigation has begun into the huge blaze that gutted part of Marbella’s fishing port last night On a visit to the site last night, Marbella mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, commented that the fire might have been caused by a single spark in the workshop area. The Police and the Fire

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