Saturday, 01 October 2016

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Edexcel to grade some students

AN examination board at the centre of the row over A-level students whose exams were not sent to the UK on time, will grant grades to some of the youngsters involved, it is understood. Earlier this month it was revealed the European Sixth Form College in Mijas Costa had gone…

Head to Jacks for all your Ryder Cup action!

AS if you didn’t know already. It’s the Ryder Cup this weekend from Friday September 30 to Sunday October 2 and it is set up to be a real barnstormer with Europe hoping to win the trophy for a record fourth consecutive time. And where better to watch it than…

Informative talk organised by Brexpats in Spain

THE group, Brexpats in Spain, have organised an informative talk in collaboration with Mijas Town Hall. The main topics of discussion will be the padron and pensions. The mayor of Mijas Juan Carlos Maldonado will attend along with representatives from the foreigners department and statistics office to explain the padron.…

New evidence leads police to intensify search for missing British mother

SPANISH police are planning new land and sea searches for the body of 32-year-old Lisa Brown from Alexandria, Dumbartonshire, who went missing from her home in Guadiaro on the Costa del Sol last year. Investigators are to use ground-penetrating radar and specialised aquatic equipment after confirming that a violent altercation…

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MIJAS’ Local Police force held their annual feast of their patron in honour of the archangels San Gabriel, San Rafael and San Miguel on Thursday, September 29. Special public recognition and the Cross of Merit were awarded to nine officers, while 21 others received public congratulations for their outstanding efforts…

Children suffer as adults bicker

THE new centre for ADIMI association in Mijas should have been up and running back in May, yet the 164 disabled children who are members of the association are still waiting for access. Meanwhile the association itself is in turmoil with accusations flying back and forth. The new building was…

Mud slinging

STORM clouds are gathering over new problems at the mouth of the Guadiaro river, and the lack of regeneration at the Sotogrande beach. San Roque mayor, Juan Carlos Ruiz Boix, has laid the blame squarely at the feet of the regional government, which he accuses of reneging on their promise…

Malaga road tolls ‘among highest in Spain’

TOLL roads in Malaga are among the most expensive in Spain during high season, it has been revealed. The province’s toll roads are beaten only by certain stretches in the Balearics, Barcelona, Vizcaya and Madrid. Driving on the Las Pedrizas (AP-46) and Costa del Sol (AP-7) motorways during high season…

Fears over water levels

EXPERTS have again expressed fears over the continuing lack of rain for water courses serving the Malaga Region. If the rains continue to hold off, it is argued, the civic authorities may have to impose water usage restrictions. This would entail calling into action the special drought plan for the…

Appetite for construction

ALREADY occupying a premier position among the world’s most luxurious destinations, Marbella is set to see its star shine even brighter, with the announcement that the Costa del Sol city will have one of the most ambitious hotel projects in history unfold on its soil. Platinum Estates, a Hong Kong…

Golden Years premiere at the Marbella International film Festival

WITH the Marbella International Film Festival taking place from September 28 to October 2, there will be a temporary suspension of the regular Oscar Night presentations at the H10 Andalucia Plaza with all of the movie interest shifting to the Teatro Goya in Puerto Banus for those five days. All…

Seek and ye shall find

A MAJOR archaeological discovery has been unearthed during the initial phase of construction of a new hotel in the heart of Estepona. As earth was being excavated, the well-preserved remains of a medieval tannery gradually came into view, leading the council to call in experts. The ruins date from the…

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