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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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“Todos con Trocadero Marbella Rugby Club”!!!

Embattled Trocadero Marbella Rugby Club has announced that its next match, held this Sunday, will have free admission. The club, which has had its account embargoed due to a disputed tax debt, currently lies sixth in the national league B, plays Union de Rugby Almeria. The uncertain future of Trocadero

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Marbellisma – Georgina Shaw

Ten Things I love About Marbella with Georgina Shaw, Marketing Director Shaw Marketing Services Best View: It has to be the backdrop of La Concha that you can always enjoy in Marbella, normally against a bright blue sky. If you can see if you know that you’re home! Best for Eating:

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Fuengirola paedophile gets 30 months

A British paedophile who fled to Fuengirola after police discovered 34,000 indecent child photographs on his computers has been jailed for 30 months. 46-year-old Matthew Sammon spent two years on the run in Spain and became a Most Wanted fugitive in Operation Captura. before a tip-off led to his arrest

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Record 2017 forecast for airlines

It’s going to be another busy year for tourism Airlines in Spain n have hinted towards another record-breaking year, after passenger forecasts suggest an increase in passenger numbers of 13% compared to last year. Airlines have seen a significant rise in bookings from Sweden, Italy and the Netherlands. UK passenger

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Trocadero Marbella Rugby Club has account embargoed

Trocadero Marbella Rugby Club faces an uncertain future. Not on the pitch, where the team ground out a superb 18-15 win over third placed CAR Caceres, but with the Patronaro de Recaudacion Provincial de Malaga, (Provincial Treasury of Malaga). who have embargoed the club’s bank account. As I write this

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The Return of The Godfather

My Godaughter flew over from the UK to visit this Christmas. I suspect that several jaws amongst you hqve already dropped open at the thought of yours truely being a Godfather – the respected adult figure whose role is to guide the aforementioned impressionable child in the ways of spiritul

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Snow hits Marbella

The cold snap that hit Spain on Wednesday brought snow to Marbella’s emblematic La Concha mountain for the first time in years. The sharp drop in temperature saw a low of 3.7 degrees, and snow in Ojen, Juanar and the peak of La Concha, a huge contrast to the 20

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Let it snow!

The cold snap forecast by AEMET has well and truly arrived, with temperatures tumbling overnight. Snowfall was reported as close as Monda, Estepona and Coin, where one budding weather reporter observed on social media ” Cat shot out of back door and skidded a metre when trying to stop and looked

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Cold Snap forecast for Spain

Dig out your thermals. Spanish meteorological agency AEMET has issued a weather warning across most of Spain for cold weather. The cold front sweeping Europe has entered Spain through the northeast, bringing lower temperatures, rain, wind and snow to the peninsula.  Snowfall is forecast for Thursday in Valencia and in

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That awkward keyboard slip moment…

During the post Christmas pre New Year lull I decided to take in a movie at my local cinema. My choices for a no brains blockbuster over the festive season where the new Stars Wars film Rogue One, Assasins Creed (a bloody awful film, based on a video game. I’m

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Cause of Marbella kindergarden death unknown

The death of a two-year-old boy, four days after being admitted to hospital after an innocuous fall, has caused consternation in Marbella. The boy, who has not been named, suffered a fall while at a municipal kindergarten on Monday. The child was taken to hospital with what was suspected to

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Kempinski offers Five Star Fitness!

Determined to get in shape in 2017? The Kempinski Hotel Bahía Wellness & Beauty Centre features a-state-of-the art Fitness Centre including a Technogym Kinesis wall, a Finnish sauna, a steam bath and relaxation area. This January, anyone signing up for a year’s membership will get a free 10-day guest pass

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