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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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.  

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 […]

Rain Damage now expected to exceed €100 Million

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Rain Damaged caused by last weekend’s downpour is now expected to exceed €100 million, according to the Junta de Andalucia. So far, only nine municipalities have submitted their initial assessments of the destruction, with an estimated total cost of €38 million, €28.5 million of which has been claimed by Marbella alone. Some of the worst affected […]

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 […]

Simply Red Fuengirola Castle August 18 2016

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The iconic 1980 / 90s band Simply Red will be appearing at Sohail Castle in Fuengirola on 18 August Mick Hucknall and the band will perform all of their hits, including “Stars”, “If you don’t know me by now”, “‘Money’s too tight to mention”, “Holding back the years”, “Fairground” and “Something got me started”. They […]

Useful Telephone Numbers

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MIJAS Ambulance   952 460 909 Consumers’ Office 952 582 911 Fire Brigade Las Lagunas 952461 046 Guardia Civil 952840 106 Medical Centre: 952 485 404 Pueblo 952 468 653 Las Lagunas 952 460 909 Police Las Lagunas Town Hall & Foreign Residents Dept.: Mijas Pueblo 952 485 900 La Cala 952 493 208 Calahonda […]