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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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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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Marbella rushes to repair beaches for Easter Weekend

The big clean up of Marbella’s battered beaches is underway Marbella City Council workers have removed more than 750 tons of wood, reeds and other waste washed up on the beaches by the recent storms. Thirty workers were employed in the clean up operation on the beaches over the night

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Banus Burgers – Funky Flavours!

Value for Money and Front Line Puerto Banus are two phrases that that you do not often see in the same sentence. Banus Burgers, a new restaurant that opened at the end of last year, however, does just that, offering competitively priced food in a front line and funky setting.

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