Thursday, 23 March 2017

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Melilla excursion a hit

RECENTLY, 17 International friends of Lux Mundi, Fuengirola joined a four-day excursion to the World Heritage City of Melilla situated on the North African coast. On the first day the coach drove to the port of Motril for the four-and-a-half hour journey across the Mediterranean to the port of Melilla.…

Funding fears: Torremolinos boulevard plans falter

The prestigious multimillion-euro project to pedestrianise the centre of Torremolinos is on hold due to a lack of funds and political in-fighting. The council’s first bid for €15m towards its star scheme was knocked back by Brussels, leaving the authority, which is €180m in debt, unable to continue. Originally the…

Wet farewell to 2016

RAIN is set to return to the Costa del Sol to bring in the New Year. Spain’s meteorological agency AEMET has predicted light but steady rainfall to usher in the festive weekend. The forecaster is confident of steady rains across the western Costa del Sol, concentrated in Marbella and Estepona.…

Cannabis plants grow with soothing Zen like music in Malaga

A VERY strong smell and the noise of a high quality ventilation system running 24 hours a day drew officers of the National Police to a property in Malaga City. When they arrived at the property, they discovered a room which had been converted into a ‘greenhouse’ and held 60…

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The Beach House Restaurant is re-opening on December 30

THE Beach House restaurant in Marbella has been closed for a short period of time in order to allow for some refurbishment as well as staff holidays but it returns with a bang tomorrow December 30 when the main musical attraction will be the very popular local musicians, La Negra…

JoysLive for New Year’s Eve

THE Fabulous JoysLive in the very heart of the entertainment centre of Puerto Banus could well be the place to visit to see in not just the New Year but to enjoy the atmosphere and quality music. Paul Maxwel (the Piano Man) and all of the waiting staff and performers…

Five Spaniards shot by Moroccan forces off Ceuta

IT appears that five people from La Linea who are suspected of being smugglers were shot at by Moroccan government personnel off the coast of Ceuta on December 29. Reports suggest that two men were wounded, one possibly seriously as they fled to the safety of Spanish waters in Ceuta…

Scores of sun-baked seahorses seized in Marbella

FIVE men have been arrested for allegedly attempting to deal in endangered species after being caught with 1,424 dessicated seahorses. The Guardia Civil’s Seprona nature protection branch received a tip-off that a transaction was to be carried out at Marbella bus station and officers arrested the three Spaniards and two…

Man arrested after bouncer threatened with fake gun

POLICE arrested a 21-year-old man after a doorman was threatened with a firearm in Benalmadena. Witnesses say a young man was refused entry by a bouncer having been involved in a previous incident in the club. After arguing with bar staff, the man returned an hour later wielding what appeared…

Fake sheikh scammers jailed

TWO Nigerian men have been jailed for fooling a Marbella woman into sending them about €800,000. An initial jail sentence of four and a half years for continued fraud for one of the defendants and one of two years in jail for money laundering for the other issued by Malaga…

Burns Night Celebration at the Beach House Marbella

SCOTS around the world will be toasting the life and works of their most famous son Robert (Rabbie) Burns on January 25, 2017 who wrote some of the greatest Scottish poetry of all time. The Beach House in Marbella will be hosting their own Burns Night of Friday January 27,…

A child is born in a car in Nueva Andalucia

ALTHOUGH not in a manger, a pair of Local Police officers from San Pedro helped a woman give birth to a girl in a car in Nueva Andalucia over Christmas. The officers were on patrol when they saw a crowd of people around a car in Calle Jorge Manrique and…
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