SPOTLIGHT on MARBELLA

14 Mar

City hosts Skål International Spain congress

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IT HAS BEEN a difficult few years for Marbella but Spain’s capital of glamour is working hard to recapture the sparkle of its golden years in the limelight. The city is well known for its championship golf courses, its five-star hotels, its select boutiques, its glitzy beach clubs and its celebrity visitors but it is also consolidating its reputation as a prime congress destination. […]

COSTA Press CLUB

11 Mar

Presentation of Communicator Awards

ESTABLISHED by the Costa Press Club with the objective of becoming “a regional concept of the Pulitzer Prize”, and now in its fourth year, the Communicator Award recognises outstanding work in journalism.

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Belinda Beckett receives her award from club president Jesper Sander Pedersen (Photo: Mike Souter)

The latest winners, for 2009, were presented with their awards at the club’s March meeting at Restaurante Bodega La Solera in Fuengirola. […]

Looking for the NEXT SEVE

10 Mar

Legacy project supports young sporting talent

SEVE BALLESTEROS was the special guest at a presentation in Madrid of El Legado, a project created to help talented young sportsmen and women in Spain to develop their potential. […]

PRO-AM for HAITI

8 Mar

Alcaidesa event supports earthquake victims

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(Photo: Luis Corralo)

THE THIRD edition of the Haiti Charity Pro-Am at Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort (in Cádiz province) was such a resounding success that the complex’s two courses were needed to accommodate a total of 160 players, including 40 professionals – all of whom were keen to support the Caribbean country, one of the poorest in the world, which suffered the effects of a devastating earthquake in January. […]

KARAN and CRUZ

8 Mar

Favourites take the main Oscars

penelope presentPENELOPE CRUZ had the honour of presenting the first award of the 2010 Oscars – but later missed out on her own chance of winning a second consecutive Academy Award for best supporting actress. […]

Boating EXPERIENCE

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. […]

JUST not CRICKET

3 Mar

Bowling them over with his diplomatic skills

howard cricket THE JURY REMAINS out on John Howard’s tenure as Australian prime minister from (1996-2007) but the verdict is pretty well unanimous on his cricket accomplishments. […]

RELAXING with ART

1 Mar

Developing creativity – and unwinding

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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. […]