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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 […]

What you need to know about Trumps travel ban if you are British with dual nationality

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Britons with dual citizenship will be exempt from Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, the Foreign Office has confirmed. The US President’s team has told Boris Johnson that Britons who have shared nationality with one of the seven mainly Muslim countries will not be stopped from entering America. But UK dual citizens travelling to the United […]

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 […]

Three Kings 6 Jan la Cala

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January 6 – Dia de Los Reyes in Spanish – is virtually as important as Christmas itself in Spain, especially for kids, as this is the day when they get their presents! The fun starts the evening before, when the three kings lead their procession through the streets, throwing sweets to the children. The next […]

George Michael has died aged 53

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British pop star George Michael, the musician who first shot to fame with the 1980s duo Wham!, has died, his family said in a statement. He was 53 years old. “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period,” […]

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 […]

Malaga Christmas lights 2016 switch on

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Christmas lights switch on in Malaga 2106 This year the Christmas lighting will be switched on the 24th in November, a must visit. The lighting decoration and switching date change every year, in past events they used up to 600.000 led lights in Larios street, the most centric and popular street in Malaga.Lighting is switched off on […]

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 […]

Great Video La Cala in Time Lapse

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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 […]

Malaga Feria 2016

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The annual Malaga city fair in August is an exuberant week-long street party with plenty of flamenco and ‘fino'(sherry).The fair commemorates the re-conquest of the city by Isabella and Ferdinand in 1487 and traditionally runs from Saturday to Saturday on the third week in August.This castanet-clicking fiesta starts off with a bang, literally, with an […]

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 […]

Mijas Auditorium concert

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Just had an old friend Laurie staying with me last week who was booked to do a gig here on Saturday night at the Auditorium in Mijas Pueblo.  She is a Karen Carpenter tribute act, obviously I went along to the concert to see her and to my surprise it was a great line up […]

La Cala Feria 2016

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Last night was the start of Feria in La Cala for 2016, all the streets were all trimmed up and as usual all the women all elegantly dressed in Flamenco dresses. The Feria fairground was officially opened and will go through until Sunday night. Well worth a visit.