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Malaga airport on pickpocket Alert

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OFFICIALS have issued a warning after a number of thefts and pickpockets were reported in Malaga Airport. Travellers have been reminded to keep an eye on their belongings at all times, as some claimed they were pickpocketed after going through security checkpoints. With a busy Christmas season expected, officials hope the warning will prompt passengers […]

Hot weather returns to Spain

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SUN-WORSHIPPERS IN SPAIN are set to enjoy another sizzling weekend as Spain’s Indian summer goes on. Cloudless skies with temperatures rising up to 10°C above the monthly average for October are forecast on Saturday and Sunday, when the mercury is expected to hit 30-35°C across much of the country. An official from State Weather Agency […]

Costa del Sol to sizzle – up to 35 degrees predicted

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Sun lovers and beachgoers on the Costa del Sol are set to enjoy a mini Indian summer. The hot, dry wind known locally as the terral is set to sweep Malaga province (Friday) with the mercury forecast to rise to a sizzling 35°C. State weather agency AEMET has revealed that the unseasonal blast of heat will […]

Tiger mosquitos spreading on the Costa del Sol – Buzz Off !

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HUNDREDS of people have been bitten by tiger mosquitoes in Malaga City. Houses and urbanisations surrounding the Guadalhorce River have been plagued by the potentially deadly species of mosquito for some time but now the blood-sucking pest is spreading to areas further afield. Health centres in the city have treated hundreds of patients for bites […]

La Cala Beer festival this weekend

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18 – 20 August in La Cala -Birra & Art is the opportunity to taste the best craft beers from southern Spain and so much more! Gastronomy, art and live music everyday to enjoy with your friends and family. Don’t miss the greatest Craft Beer Summer Festival in Mijas

Scorchio !!!! Heat warning for tourists across europe

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SCORCHIO! Europe heatwave sparks weather warnings to Brit tourists as countries from Spain and Italy to Croatia are hit with 43C temperatures Scorching temperatures are sweeping across the Mediterranean and the Adriatic sending the mercury soaring in a number of holiday hotspots. BRITS bound for the continent to enjoy their summer break are set to […]

Abba Tribute Voulez Vous live in La Cala tomorrow night

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Tomorrow Night at Sundown Sounds we have an extra special treat when Roly Sax will be performing before Voulez Vous take to the famous Plaza stage with their highly acclaimed ABBA tribute show. So tomorrow only ( Thursday 3 August ) the music starts at 8.50pm at the square in front of the Municipal office opposite […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  

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 […]

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 […]

Snow has arrived in Mijas

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I woke up this morning to see SNOW has arrived here in Mijas, with light snow falling in Yunquera and Nerja as well as light hail in Malaga centre. Temperatures are set to go as low as three degrees in parts of the province and snow will fall in altitudes above 500 metres. Snow has […]

La Cala Christmas Fayre

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La Cala Christmas Fayre – Saturday 10th December is the Christmas Fayre at the parade of shops, bars and restaurants at garden Botanico, La Cala. The Fayre features Father Christmas in his grotto with elves, Facepainting, make your own cookies, Make a card for Santa and hand it to him in the Grotto, lots of […]

7 out of 10 properties sold to foreigners in Andalucia are in the Malaga province

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Chris tells us that according to official Spanish government data, this accounts for 70% of the residential properties sold to foreigners throughout the whole of Andalucía. On a regional level, the number of properties bought by foreigners in Andalucía increased by 18.9% in the first six months of this year. The 5,973 transactions in the […]

Votes for life given to expats from British Government

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On Friday the British Government published detailed plans on how it will deliver its commitment to allow all expats to vote in parliamentary elections. The Minister for the Constitution, Chris Skidmore, announced the policy statement which sets out how the government will remove the current 15-year time limit on British citizens who live abroad registering as […]

Property boom in La Cala de Mijas

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Chris Newsham from Agency Marbella tells us that the property market in La Cala in booming with prices haven risen 15% this year alone. Long gone have the days when La Cala was a sleepy town says Chris. People are starting to recognise how La Cala has grown the last 2 years, with Michelen star […]

The Only Way Is La Cala

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THESE days you’re hard pushed not to spot a famous face on a wander through star-studded La Cala de Mijas. Well known characters such as Elliott Wright from The Only Way is Essex and TV chef Steven Saunders run their bustling restaurants with panache while Marbella’s it crowd is never far away. Long gone are […]