WRINKLED AND SUN BURNT

If you´re family said that you look like a chain smoking, wrinkly old woman, you might take offence, but local reader Rita Senior didn´t when her daughter and son in law made such a comparison. Why? Because Rita was actually being told that she looked just like Madge Delila Baron, otherwise known simply as Madge, […]

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CHRISTMAS IN SPAIN

As we go into the month of December, the thoughts of Christmas also starts to feed into Spain. We are fortunate that the build up to the big day doesn´t start quite as early as the UK, but come December, the momentum soon starts to build. The whole Christmas period is an important time in […]

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PARKING TICKETS

Anybody who lives or visits Almería will already be aware of the traffic nightmare that often presents itself. From the constant jams at the roundabout of la plaza Manuel Fraga or the junction at Las Almadrabillas, to the daily congestion at the Paseo de Almería, but many residents feel that the situation could be improved […]

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PLANNING FOR FUENGIROLA

Fuengirola has initially approved plans set for the Plan General de Ordenación Urbana (Urban Planning Rules), despite the abstention of PSOE and PA political parties. The urban plan will now be presented to the Junta de Andalucía for the final approval stage. The councillor for town planning, Ana Mula, said “we have addressed almost all […]

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SEX EDUCATION FOR YOUTHS

Sex education manuals, created specifically for the youth groups of Málaga by the Instituto de Sexología covering subjects of sexuality and gender, are proving a success for students who have downloaded over one hundred thousand of the publications since their launch. The provincial councilor for youth, sports and education, Encarnación Páez, has said that the […]

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OPERATING THEATRES CLOSED

The Sindicato Médico de Málaga (Medical Association of Malaga), reported on the suspension of at least 15 medical operations this week in Ronda, due to a lack of anesthetists. Three operating rooms were closed in total, one used for treating trauma, and ophthalmology surgery  and one dealing with gynecology. A representative of the association said […]

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MALAGA MARRIAGE WOES

Marriage in Málaga doesn´t last as long as other places in the region, as proven by the Instituto Andaluz de Estadística in a recent survey. Rather than until death, marriage in Málaga is likely to last 14.3 years, although it is not uncommon for commitments to last a mere 6 months. The longest recorded marriage […]

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MOTOGP FOR KIDS

Málaga City Council, through the Department of Tourism and Sports has backed the creation of a MotoGP school for young people between ages 2 and 15, which was the brainchild of current MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo. The school is located on a twenty one thousand square metre plot on the Trévenez industrial estate, next […]

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TURF IMPROVEMENTS

The city of Marbella has purchased a machine to improve the maintenance of artificial turf on soccer fields in the municipality. It is a multifunctional diesel tractor that will maintain the fields quicker than before and keep them in a working condition for longer. Sports councillor, Ángel Mora, handed over the morning the machine this […]

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