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15:37

LifeStyle

Experts offer advice on eye care for blindness awareness month

SUR IN ENGLISH

...piece of advice is to stay active, which reduces the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration and cataracts. "Don't hold back the tears," he warns, as a good cry can lubricate the eyes, wash away foreign matter and help reduce the risk of

15:00

Education

Foreign residents join the class

Tony Bryant

Mijas Foreign Residents Department is appealing for volunteers to help extend its popular English language conversation classes to more schools in the Mijas area. The initiative, which is called I Speak English, was started 15 years ago with the ... aim of helping young Spanish students improve their English language skills. Volunteer coordinator Angela Smith; Foreign Residents Department coordinator Anette Skou; bilingualcoordinator at IES Vega de Mijas, Ana María Sánchez; and AIVOMI

12:50

National

Barclay hopes strong links with Spain will continue after Brexit

SUR IN ENGLISH/EP

British Brexit secretary Steve Barclay said on Thursday after meeting Spain's acting Foreign Minister Josep Borrell in Madrid that the "strong links" between the two countries began before they were in the European Union and he was confident they

14:58

National

Fund to be launched to help charities in their Brexit work across the EU

SUR IN ENGLISH

The UK Foreign Office has announced plans for an EU-wide fund to provide project support to non-profit groups working with Britons ahead of Brexit. The British government says it wants to support those who may find it harder to complete paperwork ... least until 2023 Scheme organisers are currently hearing initial feedback from groups that are potentially interested before a launch of bidding later this month. A minimum grant level of 90,000 pounds is anticipated, the Foreign Office said. A

16:31

Local

Fifty per cent of foreign investment in Andalucía comes to the Costa area, report says

NURIA TRIGUERO

The Costa del Sol is not only the favourite destination for tourists who come to Andalucía, but for entrepreneurs and investors as well. The province of Malaga received 51 per cent of foreign investment into the region in 2017, which was 0.84 per ... foreign-investment cake grew considerably compared with the previous year (31 per cent). Gross foreign investment increased by 38 per cent compared with 2016, to 205 million euros, while in Andalucía as a whole it reduced slightly. Analysis of investment value ... local-based companies with foreign capital and 50 entities and individuals who work with this type of company. One of the most relevant aspects of the report is the companies' expectations regarding turnover, investment and job creation. Mª Carmen García

17:25

Local

Foreign residents keen to get involved

In this first instalment, Tony Bryant, Jennie Rhodes, Georgie Kenny and Rachel Haynes speak to some of the foreign residents standing for election on the western Costa del Sol. "Being independent we can concentrate on the needs of our ... 2015, with Izquierda Unida, becoming the town's first ever foreign councillor. However, he has recently changed to Compromiso Manilva, which is currently the governing party. He says he believes Compromiso Manilva is "the best qualified with the most

13:30

Local

More than 2,000 applicants for 700 jobs in Estepona

Charo Márquez

...in February last year for 75 million euros. The planned 411-bedroom resort will need 700 staff and the company hopes to recruit half of those locally, although some places will be reserved for foreign students. The firm has also stressed its

11:55

National

Josep Borrell named as the EU's new Foreign Affairs representative

SUR

At the marathon meeting of heads of the EU countries this Tuesday which approved the names of new top Euro officials, Spain's Josep Borrell emerged as the name to be the next head of the EU's diplomatic service as High Representative for Foreign ... Affairs and Security Policy. Borrell is currently acting Foreign minister in Spain. If approved by MEPs he will start work in November. Puigdemont told 'no' Meanwhile, ex-Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont and fellow exile Toni Comín will appeal

12:43

National

The cost of renting a home has increased by over 50% in five years

EDURNE MARTÍNEZ

The Spanish central bank, Banco de España, has warned that rental prices in Spain are spiralling higher, with a 50% increase between the last quarter of 2013 and May this year, a period of five years and five months. This compares with a much lower r

11:55

Local

Torremolinos foreigners department launches new blog-site in English

Tony Bryant

Torremolinos Foreign Residents Department has launched a new English-language blog-site. The platform (www.blog.turismotorremolinos.es/en/) has been set up to help English-speaking residents with information concerning all aspects of living in the

12:32

Education

The University of Malaga has dedicated an office to help foreign students and lecturers

francisco gutiérrez

The University of Malaga has created an office to welcome foreign students, lecturers and researchers, in a scheme that aims to make their time in Malaga as pleasant and comfortable as possible. UMA has unified all its services in an office called ... from outside the EU face. This academic year there are 1,500 foreign students at the UMA, 1,111 of them in the Erasmus programme, and another 403 in other international exchanges. The University of Malaga has special agreements with students from

14:41

LifeStyle

Pink Ladies charity gala raises 3,750 euros for cancer care

SUR

The Pink Ladies from the Mijas and Fuengirola branches of the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC) raised 3,750 euros as a result of their first charity gala, held at the Valparaíso restaurant in Mijas on Wednesday last week. The gala, attende

18:55

LifeStyle

'Pink Ladies' charity gala raises 3,750 euros for cancer care

sur

The 'Pink Ladies' from the Mijas and Fuengirola branches of the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC) raised 3,750 euros as a result of their first charity gala, held at the Valparaíso restaurant in Mijas on Wednesday. The gala, attended by ove

11:02

Local

Consular staff to answer Brexit questions at Costa pop-up events

SUR in ENglish

...first takes place at the Torremolinos town hall's Foreign Residents' Department office in the Plaza de Andalucía on Tuesday 1 October between 11am and 2pm. The second pop-up event is at Iceland supermarket, Parque Miramar, Mijas Costa, on Thursday 3

13:36

Local

Banús foreign tourists are second biggest spenders in Spanish shops

SUR

...school, foreign tourists shopping in Marbella's Puerto Banús spend on average 994 euros each, second only to those in the Barrio de Salamanca, the most upmarket area of Madrid, with 1,011 euros. Malaga province is also third for sales of VAT refundable

17:25

Local

Overseas candidates hoping to do their bit

SUR IN ENGLISH

In this second instalment, Jennie Rhodes and Gabriela Berner speak to some of the foreign residents standing for election on the in the Axarquía and on the eastern Costa del Sol. "Being number four shows a commitment to foreigners" Ria O'Brien ... shows a commitment to the foreign community". She speaks highly of Jiménez, who she says is a "great guy for the area". "I have been involved in the foreigners' office for four years" Chloe Gavin PSOE candidate, Periana Chloe Gavin, 47, originally ... will the party do for the community in general and in particular the foreign residents? The programme includes all aspects of village life (infrastructure, social and public services, employment, culture, health, third age, environment). For the

17:19

What to do

Torremolinos unites for two-day multicultural festival

Tony Bryant

Torremolinos. Representatives from 18 countries will participate in the Foreign Residents Day festival in Torremolinos next Saturday, 6 and Sunday, 7 April. This year will be the 25th edition of the multicultural festival, which will promote the

11:33

National

Spanish journalist arrested in Venezuela

COLPISA.

A Spanish reporter is among the five foreign journalists arrested in Venezuela. Gonzalo Domínguez, along with two French and two Colombian colleagues, had arrived in the country on Thursday last week, said news agency Efe. Domínguez was said to be

10:52

Local

Marbella mayor encourages residents to turn out to vote

Héctor Barbotta

The mayor of Marbella, Ángeles Muñoz, has encouraged foreign residents in the town to exercise their right to vote in the council elections on 26 May. At a meeting held with residents' associations in Las Chapas on Wednesday, Muñoz, who is again the ... Partido Popular's candidate for mayor, explained that only just over ten per cent of the more than 40,000 foreign residents registered in the town had expressed their intention to vote before the deadline at the end of January. This figure - 4,258 - is ... still double the registered foreign voters four years ago, Muñoz pointed out. Now it is important, said the mayor, for the residents who have registered to vote to turn out on ballot day. "We want people to get involved; if they live here, pay their

15:07

Local

Ambassador to speak to British residents at Manilva meeting

sur

Manilva Foreign Residents Department is hosting the town's fourth Brexit seminar on Wednesday 6 February. Keynote speaker will be the British ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, who will update residents on the latest developments with regard to

13:07

Local

Costa council campaigns to convince foreign residents to join the census

GABRIELA BERNER

Local councils on the Costa del Sol are well aware that large numbers of foreign residents still haven't found their way to their local Oficina de Empadronamiento to join the population census or Padrón. Some citizens, especially from EU countries, ... a rental contract or property deeds. According to Oti García, the head of the Department for Foreign Residents at Marbella town hall, which was relocated to the local conference centre this summer, the fear of having to pay more taxes as a ... but she now manages the Department for Foreign Residents which was separated from the general Tourism Department in the middle of this year. Convincing foreigners of the need to be registered on the town hall's Padrón is one of García's most

10:55

LifeStyle

Raising the bar in Duquesa

ASH BOLTON

A British pub in Manilva has found a novel way to bring in more customers during the winter months - by offering free Spanish classes. Almost 50 people turn up for the free lessons at Mirror Mirror Lounge Bar in Puerto de la Duquesa every week. T

11:00

LifeStyle

Feline fundraisers claw in over 200 euros

ASH bolton

The Asociacion Gatos de Manilva (AGDM) received over 200 euros as well as tins of cat food thanks to cat lovers at the Costa Women group. Now following the cash injection the charity is looking for volunteers to help them look after abandoned cats

16:55

Local

Interpreter service introduced at Estepona schools

CHARO MÁRQUEZ

A meeting with your child's teacher can be a positive experience, and a useful way to keep communication flowing. However, some parents find it difficult because they don't speak much Spanish. Schools in Estepona have a large number of foreign ... well, "because it means we are solving a problem for foreign residents who need to speak to their children's teachers but find it hard to do so because of the language barrier". To raise awareness of this new facility the council has produced an ... Estepona "has always been an open, multicultural town which shows solidarity towards those who need help", so he is sure this initiative, which has been organised by the Foreign Residents Department and the Education Department at the town hall, will be

13:46

Local

Marbella wants to build better links with foreign residents

GABRIELA BERNER

...residents, explained Oti García, who will now officially manage Marbella's foreigners office. This first meeting with representatives of more than 30 foreign associations took place at the new space for foreign residents in the Palacio de Congresos, where a ... training area, international library and offices are under construction. Mayor Ángeles Muñoz stressed that the town wants to establish closer and more direct links with its foreign residents and to show more presence at the events organised by foreigners. ... An international office will soon be set up in Las Chapas, said councillor Carlos Alcalá, and his colleague in Nueva Andalucía, Cristóbal Garre, stated that the door to his office was always open to foreign citizens. The representatives repeatedly

10:55

LifeStyle

A timely excuse to celebrate a local writer in Malaga

Jennie Rhodes

...recitals of Rueda's work, as well as other poetry and traditional Malagueñas music. Different languages Foreign residents and visitors have also been invited to recite poetry in their own language, which is an element of the day that Francisco José ... hopes to develop further over the next couple of years. "There are foreign residents living in the area and we have a lot of British and other foreign friends so I hope that we will be able to share poetry in English, German, French and other

12:54

Local

SUR presented with foreign residents prize

sur

Héctor Barbotta (l) from SUR's Marbella office collected an award this week from the Andalusian foreign residents association (FRAA) for the newspaper group's work integrating foreign communities through its editions in English, German and Russian.

13:34

Local

"It's the foreign buyer who drives the Costa real estate market"

Nieves Castro

...to Beatriz Toribio of Fotocasa, the rise on the Costa "is not just due to the interest from national buyers, but also the importance of foreign purchasers". Speaking at the launch of Expo Costa del Sol in Marbella, Toribio denied that a new real

12:30

Local

Work begins on police office for foreign tourists in Puerto Banús

N. CASTRO / C. MORILLA

...of Puerto Banús. The office will house a local branch of the dedicated foreign-tourist help service of the National Police, known as SATE. It will provide fast and personalised police assistance to any international visitors that find themselves ... victims of crime or other misfortunes. The works have a budget of 108,750 euros, taken from a 2016 municipal budget surplus, and are expected to take three months. The foreign tourist assistance service will provide personalised police attentionThe

11:48

What to do

Colourful parades planned for Torremolinos foreign residents' day

Tony Bryant

Representatives from 21 countries will participate in the Foreign Residents' Day Festival this weekend in Torremolinos. This year will be the 24th edition of the popular gathering of the foreign communities and instead of the usual one-day event; ... different world music, including flamenco, Argentinian tango, calypso and jazz, will take place throughout the day until the festival closes at 10pm. It continues on Sunday from midday until 6pm. The foreign residents' festival is an opportunity to

11:08

Local

Elderly foreign residents burgled

Eugenio Cabezas nerja

Thieves stole 3,000 euros in cash and 21,000 euros of jewellery from two elderly foreign residents’ houses in Nerja town centre earlier this week, disguising themselves as inspectors from the company Sevillana-Endesa. According to police sources,

13:22

Local

Torremolinos expat community informed of 'padrón' benefits

Tony Bryant

The Foreign Residents Department of Torremolinos town hall held an English language informative meeting aimed at the town's expat community on Wednesday. The meeting, chaired by Aida Blanes, councillor for Foreign Residents, focused on the legal ... Torremolinos has a foreign population of 13,113 and the British are the second largest foreign community in Torremolinos. However, only 796 Brits are registered and the town hall, which believes that the British resident population is far greater, expressed how