Saturday, 10 December 2016

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Man dies in fall from Fuengirola hotel balcony

A British man on holiday in the Costa del Sol has fallen to his death from the balcony of his hotel in Fuengirola. The man, who is in his 50s, was staying at the Hostal El Cid on the Av. Condes de San Isidro. It is thought he was there…

So many Christmas and New Year options

IT IS often difficult to know how best to celebrate on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve but if you have decided not to spend your time being tied to the kitchen then two of Marbella’s premier hotels, Puente Romano and Marbella Club may well have the answer and you…

Alberts Bar & Grill, Cabopino Festive season

ALBERT’S BAR & GRILL in Cabopino have a packed festive programme of enticing events to tempt the taste buds and offer an injection of festive cheer. Sunday December 18 sees the Michael Bublé Christmas Show performance by Peet Rothwell. Special roast lunch menu €35. Christmas Eve: Carols with Helena Paul.…

CLEANING UP THE COSTA: The recovery begins

THE General Coastal Management department has announced it will provide assistance to beachside towns in Malaga province which suffered the effects of the storms over the first weekend in December. The department will be providing resources to help clear the beaches of debris as, although this falls under the responsibility…

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PARTS of Malaga province are under water after the province…
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Song and dance at La Cañada in Marbella

IT is estimated that more than 1,000 people witnessed a two-hour special entertainment at La Cañada shopping centre in Marbella organised by Barbara Fernando in aid of the Red Cross on November 26. There were special performances by a number of musicians who volunteered their time as well as the…

Assessing damage in the aftermath of storm

VARIOUS members of Mijas Council took to the streets following the heavy storms last week to assess the damage and get things back to normal. Beaches councillor Jose Antonio Gonzalez had his work cut out for him, as much of the coastline of Mijas Costa had been rocked by the…

Busy month for ICE

IT has been a busy month at ICE. Those who saw a large number of people wandering around Sabinillas on the morning of Saturday October 29, observing architecture and street notices and making notes on clipboards, might not have realised that this was an ICE Treasure Hunt. The lucky winners…

Solidarity for animals: pet shelters seeking urgent aid

ASIDE from the significant cost to humans in the aftermath of the floods which devastated Malaga province at the weekend, a number of local animal shelters were also affected, with several dramatic rescues performed. In Mijas, the Proteccion de Animales Domesticos (PAD) and Aristochat centres were inundated when the local…

Mayoral offices’ role in crime reporting

Residents of San Pedro de Alcántara and Las Chapas in the Marbella municipality will now be able to report a range of crimes and civic nuisance issues through the offices of the mayor, following the closure of the former police station. The aim is to allow people to report issues…

La Sala unveils new look with a party

La Sala Banus celebrated a surprise transformation to the city's top celebrity nightspot in time-honoured fashion, with a party. After closing for a week last month, the changes were officially unveiled with the venue promising fresh entertainment acts, and improvements to the “ultimate social and dining experience”. The newly refurbished…

Police investigation opened in the wake of Estepona drowning

THE owner of an Estepona sex club where a woman drowned on Sunday December 4 has been taken into custody. The man has been arrested so that the police can shed some light on the circumstances surrounding the young woman's death. There has been strong speculation that the woman, who…

Update: flooding and weather alerts withdrawn as politicians pledge support during clean-up

MALAGA province is no longer in an emergency situation, with the provincial council having withdrawn the Level 1 Flood Alert just after 2pm on Monday, December 5, and the meteorological agency doing likewise with its yellow warning at 4pm. Council president Elias Bendodo and delegates from the Junta de Andalucia…

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