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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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Sunday Morning Mutterings – Feliz Cumple Banús!

It has been a haven for the Jet Set, the wannabies, the It girls, and the has beens as well as the brash, blinged, blasted and frequently botoxed, and as it turns 50 today, Puerto Banús shows no signs of slowing down! The Port’s story began in 1962 when Catalan

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Coronavirus – Monday Phase 1 move for Marbellla

Marbella will move a little closer to the “New Normal” on Monday. With last night’s announcement that Malaga Province will finally be allowed to move to Phase 1 – a week later than most of Spain – certain restrictions will be eased. Some of the major points will be the

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Specsavers Ópticas reopens with safety front of mind

Specsavers Ópticas reopened this week to provide eye care to the Marbella community. After eight weeks of closed doors, the store is now able to provide the full breadth of optical services to its customers, including eye tests and frame repairs. Customers will also be able to buy new glasses,

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Coronavirus – Marbella records a week with no fatalities

Marbella marked a week without coronavirus fatalities on Wednesday, according to information provided by the Junta de Andalucia. In further encouraging news, the town registered only one new case of COVID-19, which brought the total of new cases to 14 over three days. For the first time, Marbella did not

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State of Alarm extended for further two weeks

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez was yesterday able to secure a further extension to the state of emergency to manage the COVID-19 crisis. Sánchez told Congress that while the spread of the virus was growing at a daily rate of 35% seven weeks ago, this rate now stood at 0.31%,

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Green for Go! – Marbella’s Largest Organic Supermarket opens

Well, you’ve got to admire them for pluck! While the rest of Spain tentatively took the first steps into the “new normal”, Green Village opened in Marbella becoming the largest organic supermarket in the region. Stocking more than 5,000 certified products ranging from food, cosmetics, dietary supplements, baby food as

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Marbella Feria falls victim to Coronavirus

Even San Bernabé, Marbella’s patron saint, has been affected by the coronavirus. Marbella Town Hall announced on Monday that annual Feria San Bernabé 2020, which was to be held from June 8 -14, has been cancelled because of the pandemic. Marbella mayor, Ángeles Muñox held a video conference with feria

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