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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…

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Update: flooding and weather alerts withdrawn as politicians pledge support during clean-up

MALAGA province is no longer in an emergency situation, with the provincial council having withdrawn the Level 1 Flood Alert just after 2pm on Monday, December 5, and the meteorological agency doing likewise with its yellow warning at 4pm.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

Euro Weekly News announces media partnership with Antony Wolfson

ANTONY WOLFSON is a very special entertainer who has attracted the attention of Euro Weekly News ever since he arrived in the Costa del Sol with his wife Karen just four years ago and now his latest achievement has meant that we are delighted to have been asked to become…

Malaga floods latest: more than 1,000 incidents reported as orange warning extended

THE intense rainfall which caused widespread flooding throughout low-lying areas of Malaga province on Sunday, December 4, has continued into Monday, leading authorities to maintain the orange weather alert until at least midday, although the level 2 flood emergency has been downgraded to level 1. The rain mostly reduced overnight,…

Second fatality as man dies in La Linea de la Concepcion

A SECOND person has died as a result of the extensive flooding in southern Spain after his car was swept away by a flash flood. The victim was an employee of the electrical company Melesur who had been repairing a broken transformer in the Zabal district of La Linea de…

Talk Radio Europe annual fundraising telethon auction

EVERY year, the staff and management of Talk Radio Europe, the English language radio station that transmits programmes from Gibraltar to the Balearics raises funds for the Cudeca cancer charity, and on November 25 their telethon was transmitted from 10am to 7pm with various items being auctioned for the charity.…

Black day on the Costa del Sol as first fatality confirmed and many rescued

AS PRESIDENT of the Andalucian community, Susana Diaz, arrived in Malaga to visit the Centre of Emergencies and show solidarity for the thousands of home and business owners thought to have been affected by the widespread flooding, new of the first fatality broke. A Romanian woman aged between 27 and…
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