Thursday, 19 January 2017

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3,000 dogs abandoned in Malaga in 2016

THREE THOUSAND dogs were abandoned in Malaga last year, the city council has reported. Although the number is half of that registered back in 2011, it remains too high to allow the municipal animal pound to fulfil the pledge to not put down any animals, explained Environmental Sustainability councillor Raul…

Malaga firefighters have 'zero confidence' in head of brigade

MALAGA firefighters are heading into their third week of protests and continue demanding that the city mayor sacks the head of the fire brigade, Jose Cruz Romero, in who they now have zero confidence. Of the 306 firefighters in the brigade, 286 have signed a manifesto demanding Cruz is removed…

Toddler reported dead after fall in Marbella nursery

IT WOULD appear that a two-year-old who suffered a fall in a nursery in Marbella earlier in the week died in hospital on Friday January 13. Reports suggest that the National Police are investigating the matter and have examined the place where the initial fall took place in an effort…

Costa del Sol shopping frenzy

LOCAL businesses and global giants got a welcome bounce as residents flocked to the shops for the traditional January sales after Three Kings’ Day. Many shops had already begun their sales early after New Year but, by the weekend of January 7, the consumer frenzy was in full swing. For…

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Crews tackle severe fire on industrial estate outside Malaga

Firecrews have been tackling a serious blaze at an industrial estate outside Malaga. It is thought wooden pallets are on fire next to the Conforama furniture store. Thick black smoke could be seen rising into the skies around the area of the Bahía Azul shopping complex. The alarm was raised…

Tragedy as two killed on dark afternoon for Malaga’s roads

TWO people were killed in separate traffic accidents in Malaga on Thursday, January 12. The first incident occurred just before 3.30pm on the MA-20 road, when a car collided with a 50-year-old female driver whose vehicle had broken down. She had stepped outside to set up the red warning triangle,…

Dani Garcia opening fourth restaurant in Marbella

ACCLAIMED Spanish chef Dani Garcia will open a fourth restaurant in Marbella. The two-starred Michelin general now has five restaurants across Spain, clearly favouring the flavours and limelights of the Costa del Sol and his home city Marbella. The new Marbella affair is named ‘Lobito de Mar’ and will open…

Saving lives through the Positively Blue charity

THE first Positively Blue Gala Dinner was held at El Olivo restaurant in La Cala de Mijas on January 5 as part of the on-going fund raising activities for this worthy and much respected charity. 85 people decided not to watch the Three Kings parades but to enjoy a four…

Pushing the eco routes

MARBELLA and Ojen have joined forces to promote eco-tourism in the area and will be pushing their attractions at travel fairs this year. As recently reported by EWN, the two councils have had 2,000 leaflets printed detailing five popular hiking routes which will be officially presented at Fitur travel fair…

Animal shelter boss convicted of cruelty in Torremolinos is jailed for three years

Animal shelter boss wants to appeal her sentence. Do you think it's a fair sentence? or not harsh enough?
THE PRESIDENT of an animal care centre in Torremolinos, Carmen Marin, has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison. Carmen Marin was found guilty of animal cruelty and forging veterinary documents. Marin would systematically euthanize animals in order to receive payment from the council…

Super scammers get taken down

DOZENS of people have been arrested over their alleged complicity in a social security scam defrauding the taxman of more than half a million euros. National Police swooped on members of the syndicate in a highly coordinated effort across Malaga Province. A total of 47 people, both Spanish and foreign…

Drug smugglers jailed

THREE men have been jailed for using a gyrocopter to transport drugs from Morocco to Spain. A Malaga Provincial court found the defendants guilty of crimes against public health after hearing that they used the aircraft to carry 115 kilos of hashish resin, worth €169,500 on the black market. Police…
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