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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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New Nobu in Marbella!

Marbella is set to get a stylish addition to its hotel and restaurant scene.  Following the successful launch of Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH); Nobu Hotel Marbella is set to open at the end of March. The resort is the latest

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Marbella 2017 – A look back

It was the year that saw a former mayor return to power and Marbella vow to improve its image. In a shock move that might have come straight out of an episode of Game of Thrones, the PP’s  Ángeles Muñoz was re-instated as Marbella mayor. The move came after the

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MISSING DOGS. Guadalmina Alta area

Residents in the Guadalmina area of Marbella were being urged to keep a look out for two small Shi Tzu dogs that went missing on New Year’s Eve. The dogs, belonging to James and Lynda Woodin, vanished from the couple’s home last night, and it’s thought that they may have

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Marbella gets its skates on this Christmas

Marbella’s Municipal Market gets into the Christmas spirit this weekend. After a €40,000 rennovation project, Marbella Town Hall are eager to see the market become a hub of life in the town, especially this Christmas. This Saturday, December 23, Santa Claus will be at the market from 11.00 to greet and

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And the winner is…

The end of November and beginning of December is a period traditionally referred to by freelancers as ‘The Dead Zone’. It is little too early to start celebrating Christmas with company parties – they normally take place in the working week before December 25 – but most of the coast

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Satan walks the Earth. And drives a Porsche

As a massive fan of all things with a motor, though I’ll draw the line at Monster trucks (that line probably being Alabama, Louisiana or somewhere else in the backwaters of the Deep South),  I consider myself fortunate to be living in Marbella. I’ve had the opportunity to road test

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Now showing – The Last Jedi

Grab your light sabres and fuel up the X Wing. The latest film in the Star Wars saga – The Last Jedi – is finally here. In the film Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers.

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Nature, theatre and dance at the Arboretum Marbella Winter Fair

Environmental charity Arboretum Marbella are holding their very special Winter Fair on Sunday December 17 with stalls, special activities, live music and an introduction to their new project “Suerte de Tierra”. The event takes place in the stunning surroundings of Arboretum’s Edible Gardens and features stalls selling last minute Christmas

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Ryanair strike threatens travel misery

Thousands face flight delays and travel chaos after Ryanair pilots voted for strike action next Wednesday. The pilots, who are members of the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association, have announced plans to strike on Wednesday 20 December – just five days before Christmas Day. Flight disruptions are expected when Irish-based directly-employed

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Have yourself a hassle free Christmas!

Stuff the turkey! If you want to enjoy a traditional Christmas Dinner on December 25, but the thought of planning, preparing and actually cooking the meal itself fills you with dread (or you just can’t be arsed/know that you’ll be too full of “Festive Spirit” to cook), worry not. Frango’s

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Marbella cracks down on graffiti

Marbella Town Hall has launched a co-ordinated campaign against graffiti, with the aim of making the town completely grafitti free. At a meeting with councilor for works, Javier Garcia, head of town cleaning, Diego Lopez, and the head of the Local Police, Javier Martin, mayor Ángeles Muñoz announced that they

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Maestro in the Market!

Marbella’s Municipal Market is well known as the place where local chefs go to get the freshest produce. But even they were stunned when Juan Marí Arzak, Spain’s undisputed greatest chef and holder of three Michelin stars, popped in for a quick tapa last month. Once a month the market is

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