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5 Mar

Water and land-based pursuits at Gibraltar show

gib boat 2THE ANNUAL Gibraltar International Boat Show will include a special government-backed “Experience Zone” this year. […]

Ending POLIO

5 Mar

Moulin Rouge-themed gala in Marbella

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ROTARY CLUBS on the Costa del Sol are holding a gala dinner in Marbella to raise funds for the organisation’s international “End Polio Now” project. […]


1 Mar

Developing creativity – and unwinding

conrad jones

DRAWING AND painting is a great way to unwind and relax, and with some helpful pointers from a professional, and a basic understanding of the fundamentals, the enjoyment can be magnified. […]

Abandoned ANIMALS

1 Mar

Fund-raising race night in Mijas

fama sandy THE FOUNDATION for Abandoned and Mistreated Animals (F.A.M.A.) is holding another fund-raising race night at Restaurante El Potro on 13 March, where guests can enjoy a buffet dinner plus half a bottle of wine for €18 a person, with El Potro donating €5 for every diner to F.A.M.A. […]

Fuengirola SPEAKING

17 Feb

Helping Spanish youngsters improve their English

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FUENGIROLA Town Hall is asking English-speaking families, couples or individuals to help promote English-speaking skills among the town’s youth. […]

FIVE-STAR management

11 Feb

New director at Hotel Villa Padierna

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RIVERO DELGADO has taken over as the new director of Hotel Villa Padierna in Marbella. […]

EXOTIC inspiration

11 Feb

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INAUGURATED ON 18 February, artist and sculpturer Gleny Köhnke’s latest exhibition will remain on show at Casino Marbella until 7 April (open every day from 7pm). […]


10 Feb

Marbella club embraces environmental initiative

la quintaLA QUINTA Golf & Country Club has become one of the first courses on the Costa del Sol to adapt its amenities and practices in line with a newly announced decree by the Junta de Andalucía (regional government). […]


1 Feb

A temple of tattoo art and history

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Angelina Jolie

WHEN LUCAS AND HIS WIFE LINDA opened El Templo Tattoos in Torremolinos in 1989, it was one of the first legal and licensed tattoo studios in Spain at the time.

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After travelling around Europe, tattooing for their living expenses, Lucas (whose uncle Pancho was a tattoo artist in Belgium from 1965 to 1978) and Linda worked in Spain for a Dutch tattooist, Gipsy and Lady, before deciding to settle down and take over the studio they had started up with Prem a year before. […]


1 Feb

Mulsanne unveiled in Marbella

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THE NEW Bentley Mulsanne, which replaces the old Arnage and is due to go on sale in mid-2010, was previewed at the C. de Salamanca prestige cars dealership in San Pedro de Alcántara. […]