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Beware – La Cala speed cameras back up and working

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BEWARE –  La Cala – The speed cameras are back up. One in El Faro area on the bridge and the other just past La Cala close to BP station on the above footbridge. Both cameras take photos of speeds in excess of 80kms but also the cameras time you in the distance between both […]

La Cala horse Parade Thursday 20th July 2017

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La Cala News – To start off the Feria celebrations were will be stalls and lots of goings on, but later in the day the fabulous horse parade. Locals will be dressed up in their finest including flamenco dancers. Horses will be groomed and carts all decorated. Well worth a visit.

The Virgen del Carmen Festival in La Cala tonight July 16th 2017

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Tonight July 16th, the towns and fishing villages along the southern coast of Spain honor La Virgen del Carmen, the protector of seamen. An effigy of the virgin is paraded through the streets and taken for a sail on one of the colourfully adorned boats in the harbor. One of the best places to see this […]

La Cala Feria 2017 Date change

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La Cala Feria 2017 has a date change, normally from Thursday to Sunday, this year we have just found out its from Friday 21st July to Tuesday 25th July. Hope to see you all there.

Sting – Fuengirola Castle next Monday July 17th 2017

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Sting and Live concerts at Sohail Castle in Fuengirola Amazing landscape at the Arabian fortress Sohail for the concerts, situated on a hill a few meters from the beach. The Beach Boys band will make a unique concert in Andalucia the 24th of June in Fuengirola . Sting will make a live concert on July […]

La Cala Feria 2017

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This years Feria in La Cala starts July 26 until Sunday July 30. Its a great few days and not to be missed.  

Noche de San Juan 2017 South Beach Style

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Friday 23 June was celebration night at South Beach Marbella for Noche de san Juan. I had some friends over from the U.K and decided we wanted dinner on the beach as well as the all the usual celebrations. The refurb at South Beach Marbella ( El Rosario ) is superb all wooden with a […]

The best fish and chips on the coast here in La Cala

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After my third visit to the Wright Plaice in my opinion we now have probably the best Fish and Chips on the coast here in La Cala. The owner Eddie Wright who is Elliot Wrights brother from TOWIE is charming and makes you feel very welcome. Great Fish with the best batter and nice big […]

Freedom of the Seas in the Med for the first time in Malaga’s port

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The cruise ship Freedom of the Seas, one of the giants in the fleet of cruise-operators Royal Caribbean, was in Malaga on Thursday after crossing the Atlantic and reaching the Mediterranean for the first time. The ship, which has space for 4,300 passengers, was launched in 2006 and until now has operated cruise routes around […]

Legends La Cala and Dragtastic

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Legends La Cala and Dragtastic – Had a few friends over from the U.K who wanted a good funny night out, so off we trotted to Legends bar in La Cala. Great little place with very friendly staff. The bar is a cabaret bar and last was a real treat for us as we treated […]

Starlite Marbella 2017

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STARLITE FESTIVAL WILL RUN 13 JULY – 26 AUGUST 2017 Over a full month of stars under the stars as the theme is defined. Concerts which are purposefully for a reduced number of spectators so that they can see and hear their favourites up close. Intimate set up instead of overcrowded arenas is what Starlite […]

OsteoStrong Clinic official Grand Opening date – FREE OFFER

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OsteoStrong have very kindly offered La Cala Guide or our LA Cala Guide Facebook page followers a FREE bone test. All you have to do is email nt1@osteostrong.me or call them at the new centre on 952 192 020, you must quote La Cala Guide to be able to get this FREE offer and is […]

Antonio Banderas home for Malaga Semana Santa

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Antonio Banderas is home again, excited and ready for Semana Santa THE two weeks of processions are set to begin for Semana Santa in Malaga this Friday (March 31). Numerous churches and brotherhoods will carry religious idols throughout the city centre for the duration of the festivities. Here is a list of the weekend’s marches: […]

Semana Santa – Not to be missed

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Holy Week, Semana Santa, in Andalucia is an event that literally transforms towns and cities across this region. Processions of elaborately decorated floats with Jesus and Mary statues, groups of pointy-hood wearing Nazarenos (penitents), and shrill brass bands, walk slowly through the streets, from their parish church to the cathedral and back. It is an […]

Spains first OsteoStrong centre to open in Marbella

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New OsteoStrong Centre to open in Elviria very soon. The OsteoStrong team have decided that Elviria is the perfect Location for them to open their very first centre in Spain as its very central serving both East and West Marbella. Their Moto is Working Smarter, Not Harder A 7-minute session once a week is all […]

New restaurant in La Cala Joffrey’s

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Last night I had dinner at La Cala’s new restaurant Joffrey’s which is located just on the outskirts of La Cala at Urbanisation Las Mimosas. I was greeted by a great smile from one half of the owners Lisa then her partner ( chef ) Joffrey. We started with the duck Liver Pate and a […]

Benalmadena to Fuengirola link project given green light

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TWO new projects linking the towns of Fuengirola and Benalmadena for walkers and cyclists are to go ahead at a cost of nearly €400,000. They are the latest phases of the Senda Litoral de Malaga, the pathway along the coast of the province from Manilva to Nerja which should be completed in 2019. A footbridge […]

La Cala’s Little Geraniums Steven Saunders in Channel 4 documentary

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La Cala – THE daughter of Little Geranium proprietor and chef Steven Saunders is to appear in a heart-warming documentary to be broadcast on the UK’s Channel 4. Serena Jordan (previously Saunders) took over the Sheene Mill, a picturesque wedding venue previously run by her parents, four years ago. The 17th century mill in Melbourn, […]

Uber style app for smartphone for Mijas taxis

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People seeking a cab in Mijas can now do so through an Uber-style app that allows them to not only order a pick-up but also see where the nearest taxi is and how long it will take to get to them. They can also use the app to pay their fare. Users see location of […]

Government reveals Brexit plan

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Official Brexit negotiating strategy revealed Zoe Catchpole, Political Reporter,Sky News 9 minutes ago comments Sign in to like Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet Email The Prime Minister has laid out the Government’s official Brexit strategy, urging the country to come together and promising to “get on with it”. The 77-page White Paper, with a foreword […]

The Sterling tumbles to first 3 day fall this year

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s pound weakened on Monday, marking its first three-day fall against the dollar this year and putting it on the back foot ahead of Thursday’s first Bank of England meeting of 2017. “Super Thursday” will see the central bank, which cut interest rates to a record low of 0.25 percent after the […]