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British residents in Spain called on to take part in university survey


Academics behind a new research project are appealing to British residents in Spain to take part in their investigation. Their aim is to understand if British people are thinking of returning to the UK in the current climate. The study is led by



Gibraltar border reopens to official residents on both sides

Debbie Bartlett

Official residents of Gibraltar and Spain are now able to cross the border again, following direct contact between the chief minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo, and the Spanish Interior Minister, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, as announced by the



100,000 face masks to be distributed among residents of Marbella

C. Márquez

Marbella town hall will distribute around 100,000 free face masks to residents in the town from next week. The FFP2 masks, which are part of a donation from the United Arab Emirates, will be given to those on the 'padrón' town hall register at



New process launched for UK nationals registering for residency in Spain for the first time

Neil hesketh

...updated. ( In a further reassurance to existing residents, Hugh Elliott concluded, “Whilst you may choose to exchange your current [green] certificate for a TIE at some point in the future, there is no requirement to do so. The ... green residency document gives you the same rights as the new TIE card. So please be assured on that point.” TIE and NIE For over ten years, Britons registering as residents have been receiving a green card (or green piece of paper) to prove their ... residency as it can be given out to non-residents as well. The green documentation or the new biometric TIE cards, which all show a person’s NIE number, are the required documents to prove residency rights. People registered by 31 December this year have



UAE delivers 18 tonnes of medical supplies to Marbella

Héctor Barbotta

...been taken to the congress centre where they will be sorted before distribution. Equipment for hospital use will be given to the regional health authority for the Costa del Sol hospital. The rest will be distributed among residents in Marbella.



Spain introduces two-week quarantine for everyone coming into the country

Edurne MArtínez announced this week in the UK, will apply to residents and non-residents coming from any other country and will last as long as the state of alarm is in force in Spain. This at present is until 24 May but the government wants to extend it further. ... the quarantine rule will affect very few as the number of people currently coming in to Spain is low, due to border controls. Only Spanish citizens and residents in Spain are currently allowed to cross the borders, as well as cross-border workers,



Free takeaway for the Torremolinos needy

Tony Bryant

A kind-hearted Torremolinos bar owner has started to offer free food to those who are struggling to survive during the coronavirus crisis. Cafetería Princesas, in Plaza Andalucía, is offering a complimentary hot meal between 6pm and 7.30pm every d



Phase One kicks off with coffee and churros

Juan Soto / SUR

The smell of fresh coffee and churros returned to pavements and squares around Malaga on Monday morning as the province moved in to Phase One of Spain's plan to ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Numerous cafeterias began serving coffee for th



Neighbours fly 300 rainbow flags with pride in Villanueva de Algaidas


Residents of the village of Villanueva de Algaidas in Malaga province have shown their support to the LGBT community by flying the rainbow flag from their balconies and in the streets. The initiative was launched after the local authority was asked ... to remove a flag it had put on the town hall to mark World Pride Day on 28 June. On Tuesday the village’s Guardia Civil received informal complaints from three residents; meanwhile opposition councillor David Granados had threatened to take the ... local government to court, arguing that it is forbidden in Spain to fly an unofficial flag outside a public building. However, by Friday afternoon, residents had hit back at the complaints by hanging up around 300 rainbow flags on their balconies and



All residents in Marbella care homes to be tested for Covid-19

Héctor Barbotta

Marbella town hall will carry out coronavirus testing in all five of the town's care homes, all of which are private, where there are 361 users and 304 workers. Though no cases have been detected during the pandemic so far, care for the elderly has



Mijas offers support to residents

Rachel Haynes

The councillor for Foreign Residents in Mijas, Arancha López, has announced further initiatives to inform the municipality's 8,842 British residents of their rights and obligations during and after the transition period. "The British in Mijas are ... one of the pillars of our residential tourism and a fundamental part of the Mijas society and economy," she said, stressing that residents will find "information and support" at the Foreign Residents Department in La Cala. Email for more



Gibraltar government advises residents not to travel to Spain

Debbie Bartlett the catering trade which will impact many frontier workers. "Noting the terms of the said Decree, Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar therefore recommends that residents of Gibraltar should not travel into Spain, on foot, in a vehicle or by



Residents of Churriana demand 24-hour emergency service

francisco jiménez

Residents of Churriana took to the streets earlier this week to demand a 24-hour emergency service at the local health centre, which has been open since 2008. Anybody who needs medical attention between 8pm and 8am has to go to Alhaurín de la



Possible change of date for Residents' Day

Jennie Rhodes

Nerja foreigners' office has said that this year's residents' day could be postponed until autumn. A note sent out on Monday said that the date would be confirmed in due course. However, there was no explanation as to the reason for the possible


What to do

Artists and poets sought for online cultural programme

Tony Bryant

The Culture and Foreign Residents departments of Torremolinos town hall have launched several new initiatives for both Spanish and English-speaking residents to participate in to help relieve the boredom of the lockdown. The council's cultural ... submitted by Friday 8 May. Residents are also invited to post a photograph of the first place in the town they will visit once the lockdown has been lifted. The Foreign Residents Department has reminded residents that the office, although closed at


What to do

Concerts, talks and classes online keep confined residents busy at home

Denise Bush

It may not be a new phenomenon but online cultural events and activities have suddenly seen a surge in interest. Everyday clubs and groups, bands, academies and museums are turning to the internet to keep their members, fans and the general public



Nerja residents urged to stay home by town hall amid coronavirus crisis

SUR in ENglish

The Foreign Residents Department in Nerja has sent out a reminder to residents and tourists who are apparently still unaware of the restrictions of movement imposed in Spain following last weekend's declaration of a State of Alarm. ... Information hotline for those who suspect they may have the coronavirus The decree obliges all residents to stay at home unless they have to go out for very specific reasons to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus. "Many tourists and foreigners are ... Residents are also reminded that gatherings are not permitted and that all bars, restaurants, shops, offices and other businesses are closed to the public, throughout Spain. The only places still open are those providing basic essentials, such as



Orthodox Christians plan Easter in isolation


Catholic Easter. This year the difference between them is one week and only this year there is one extra thing in common - celebrations will be indoors. Four Costa del Sol residents talk about the peculiarities of Orthodox Easter in their countries and how



Residents use radio to denounce crime wave in Vélez-Málaga villages


Residents of Almayate, Valle-Niza and Cajiz villages are calling on Vélez-Málaga town hall as well as the government to take action following a wave of burglaries. Speaking to local radio station, Ser Axarquía on Monday, local resident Esther



Ideas come from isolation

jennie rhodes / tony bryant

We're now into week three of the coronavirus lockdown in Spain. While frustrating and lonely, the experience is leading confined residents to new ideas and inspiration. More time to learn, to study, to explore the world through a computer screen and



Almuñécar council opens first dog park

Jennie Rhodes

Almuñécar's first dog park, situated to the north of the town's Alhucemas gardens, opened last Tuesday. The town hall said it decided to create the park following calls from residents as well as a petition from local animal organisation, APAMA.



Coín urges British residents to register at the town hall


...encourage permanent residents who are not on the 'padrón', or population register, to go to the town hall and sign up. The mayor, Francisco Santos, says the council is missing out on State and regional funding, because this is based on the number of ... registered inhabitants. "It's money we are not receiving and cannot use to improve infrastructure, services and other projects which benefit the people who live here," he says. The local authority believes a considerable number of British residents are not ... yet to register. A similar campaign in Marbella added a further 10,000 names. In November, the provincial government of Malaga began its own campaign to encourage British residents to register at their local town halls, in response to Britain's



A Place in the Sun in the Axarquía

Jennie Rhodes

The film crew from Channel Four's A Place in the Sun have been in the Axarquía area east of Malaga to talk to British residents this week. Presenter of Channel Four's A Place in the Sun, Danni Menzies, interviewed a couple at La Viñuela ... reservoir during filming on Tuesday. Danni Menzies and Periana resident Angela Karlsson during filming in the village. Chloe Gavin She has also spoken to British residents in Periana and Su Derrick of La Vaquería café in Benamargosa.



Coping with confinement

Tony Bryant

...are showing concern about the financial implications this will create. SUR in English asked residents from different professional backgrounds how they were coping with the lockdown, and what they are doing to pass the time. “There are six in our



The British Consul urges foreign residents in Coín to register on the town hall ‘padrón’


“If you live in the municipality and you are not registered at the town hall, the council isn’t receiving money which is due to it so it can provide more services. We always encourage British residents to register”. That was the message from ... Charmaine Arbouin, the British Consul for Andalucía, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, who visited Coín this week to give a talk about the effects of Brexit on foreign residents there. It was attended by about 140 people. “We were able to reassure ... them,” she said. The Consul also held a meeting with Mayor, Francisco Santos, because Coín council is carrying out a campaign to encourage British residents to register on the ‘padrón’. It estimates that more than 5,000 residents are not registered.



A bright day for Nerja

Jennie Rhodes

The sun came out for the 19th Nerja Residents' Day last Sunday. The event started at 12 noon and was opened by local mayor, Rosa Arrabal, and foreign residents' councillor, Jorge Bravo. It attracted around 2,500 people, many of whom are foreign ... residents in the town. Nerja's population, according to the latest figures is 22,121 people, of which 28 per cent (6,207 people) are foreign residents registered on the town hall 'padrón'. The biggest group is from the UK (2,122) and in total 81 countries ... are represented on Nerja's official census. This year 36 different organisations participated in Residents' Day, two more than last year, each with their own stall either providing information about their services, raising money through tombolas,



Red Cross offers Covid-19 help in English in Vélez-Málaga

Jennie Rhodes

The group of English-speaking volunteers at Cruz Roja (Red Cross) Vélez-Málaga have set up response operation to help vulnerable English-speaking foreign residents in the area during the coronavirus lockdown. Red Cross social intervention



Coín residents say opening a new quarry is a 'crime'

FERNANDO TORRES the public consultation stage. Group spokesperson Juan José Ávila said that the town's fourth quarry was to be opened on private land, surrounded by protected Mediterranean woodland that is popular with hikers and cyclists. Residents in front ... Santos, has said that the town hall is also studying the legal measures it can take against the project. The group, which describes the new project as a "crime", points out that residents have been protesting for decades at the "unbearable" dust



Inspiration from indoors

jennie rhodes / tony bryant

Week four of lockdown in Spain is nearly done with many residents admitting they're surprised how well they're handling not being able to go out. With two more weeks to go (at least) some are finding different ways of filling their time, from



Mijas Foreign Residents department expects Brexit enquiries to shoot up

Ivan Gelibter

Mijas town hall is expecting a marked increase in enquiries regarding Brexit in the wake of the Conservative victory in the UK general election last Thursday. According to the head of the Foreign Residents department, Arancha López, in October ... alone, her department dealt with enquiries from more than a thousand residents seeking clarification about their future position when the UK's departure from the EU is finally ratified. Now, with a path to Brexit seemingly a lot clearer, López ... such process is getting foreign residents registered on the 'padrón': "We have had 227 people registering as resident [in the last three months] which shows the interest in continuing to live here and form part of our community," she said.



Freak storm causes traffic chaos and leaves Malaga residents knee-deep in hailstones


...that settled where they fell, covering streets, parks and beaches in white. In Limonar, a residential area east of the city centre, the hailstones formed a layer of up to 30 centimetres deep, bringing traffic to a standstill and preventing residents ... from leaving their homes. Parents were told not to attempt to take their children to the schools on this side of the city while residents struggled to free their vehicles or make their way on foot on icy pavements. Clearing one of the streets east