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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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Junta launches Brexit task force

The local authorities have launched a task force to deal with the fall out from the Brexit vote last week. The Junta de Andalucia has launched a group who will deal with the repercussions of the UK’s vote to leave the EU. The group, headed by Manuel Jiménez Barrios, will

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Marbella Mayor sees no change after Brexit

Marbella Mayor , José Bernal, moved to calm the fears of the impact of Brexit following the results of the European Union referendum. Bernal  believes that “Brexit”  will not lead to a negative impact for Marbella in particular and the Costa del Sol in general. “The majority of  tourists that

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Marbellisima – Danny Robson

Artist Danny Robson paints a picture of his perfect Marbella! Best View: Walking down the paseo between Victor’s and Marbella around 8pm summer time. Best for Eating: Meat  up in Benahavis! Best for Coffee. My home terrace at 8am summertime, from my Nesspresso machine Best for showing visitors the real Marbella.

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Bigger, Better, Higher – La Sala in the Sky

Sala Group is about to take dining to another level, literally, with La Sala in the Sky. Sala Group has teamed up with the famed local chef Aitor Perurena to bring a new concept to Marbella – the ultimate social and dining experience 50 metres above the ground!. La Sala in the Sky is

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Brexit Day

I try not to be too political in the blog, but as you are probably more than aware, today is D-Day as Britain decides whether or not it want to remain part of the European Union. I’ve had numerous Press briefings with Simon Manley, Britan’s Ambassador to Spain and on

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Meanwhile in Marbella…

While the rest of Europe works itself into a frenzy over the impending EU Referendum, a Press Release dropped through my electronic mailbox this morning. “A hotel with a difference has opened it’s (sic) doors in Marbella as the regions first Cat hotel opened last week. The posh cattery called

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As seen on TV

You will all, no doubt, be familiar saying about never working with animals or children on TV. After my recent appearance on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, however,  that saw me holding forth on all things EU referendum with presenter Kate Garraway, some might be tempted to add “or bald bearded

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Fabulous Ladies Day at The Boardwalk

It was all about great hats and fabulous fashions at The Boardwalk yesterday. The first Royal Ascot Ladies Day Lunch took part on a glorious afternoon at the seafront setting. The ladies (and a few lucky men) enjoyed a delicious two course lunch, live entertainment, racing from Royal Ascot and

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Craig David at Aqua Mist tonight!

Platinum album-selling and chart-topping international superstar Craig David plays Puerto Banus tonight “Craig David Presents TS5” is a three date exclsuive residency to Aqwa Mist with Ultima Promotions. TS5 started out as the most exclusive pre-party in Miami hosted by Craig at his penthouse home, Tower Suite 5. Craig’s sets

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Spec style!

Specsavers Opticas have announced the winners of the Spectacle Wearer of the Year Awards 2016. The first prize of €500 and a pair of designer glasses was awarded to Tynesha Dudgeon, who submitted a sassy, fun picture of herself in her oversized black frames. The judges felt the image really

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Marbella Property Trends – Thomas Harper

Planet Marbella finds out about the latest Marbella property market trends with Thomas Harper, Sales Director and Founding Partner at Asset Folio. Who is really buying at the moment? From individual clients looking to relocate right through to large private equity funds looking for investment opportunities. We look after both.

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Champagne Socialist?

He might not be to everyone’s taste, but Marbella Mayor Jose Bernal certainly has a taste for the town’s gastronomic scene. The socialist mayor, who came into power last year, seems only too happy to lend his support to restaurant events in Marbella.  Already this year he’s been spotted at

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