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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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The Hottest, Koolest Concert of the summer!

Disco legends Kool and the Gang are set to turn the Tennis Club Puente Romano into the hottest party of the year tonight. The group, whose hits include Celebration, Fresh and Get Down On It, are playing the only gig at Puente Romano this summer, and the venue is almost

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Arson attack guts Banus “Brothel”

A Puerto Banus restaurant was destroyed in an arson attack yesterday morning Two armed and masked men burst into Wallace Restautant, located in the Puerta de Banus Commercial Centre at 2.30am and started a fire that completely gutted the local. Police are investigating the theory that the blaze was the

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BREAKING NEWS: BANUS CAR EXPLOSION

Puerto Banus was rocked by an explosion this evening.     The incident happened at around 8.30pm, between the entrance to the Port and Salduba. The vehicle, an Audi Q7, was completely destroyed by the explosion and the fire that followed. Emergency services have reported that despite the severity of

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Milady Town Hall?

Well it’s certainly different… In previous posts I have been writing about what I call the “Dubai-ification” of certain parts of Marbella, in particular San Pedro, where the ruling OSP party seem intent on ripping up the traditional street layout and replacing it with bland, souless pedestrianised areas. They have

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Age of average high end buyer falls, says Engel & Völkers

The Marbella luxury property market is attracting younger buyers who want modern houses. That’s the message from leading real estate agency Engel & Völkers at the launch of ‘The Collection’ last week. “The Golden Mile has always been the most prestigious address for a second home for the European clientele”

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Heatwave on the way

If you can’t stand the heat… Weather agency AEMET has issued a series of weather warnings across the country as temperatures start to rise. Amber and yellow warnings are in place across much of Spain for today, as the thermometer looks set to rise in places above 40°C with the

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Brace yourself: Tourists are coming…

The tourism sector is gearing up for another record breaking year. Reyes Maroto, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, said forecasts point to Spain receiving 30.4 million
 tourists between July and September, almost 2.3% more than in the same period of 2017. Its expected that tourism will bring €3.4bn into

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VIP art at the Urbano Galindo Exhibition

Artist Urbano Galindo, famed for his paintings of the aristocracy and VIPs, launched his latest exhibition at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía last week. More than 100 guests enjoyed the work of this celebrated artist, including Mayor of Estepona Jose Maria Garcia Urbano, Deputy Mayor and Councillor for Culture Blas Ruzafa and

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Drivers warned of high fire risk

After the huge fire between Casares and Estepona recently, that saw 130 firefighters battling the blaze overnight, the Andalucian Forest Firefighting Agency, INFOCA, have published the latest fire risk map. The areas most at risk are shown in red, with Granada province on particularly high alert. INFOCA also reminded drivers

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