Búsqueda por término:

* Contenidos disponibles desde enero de 2006

Búsqueda por día:


Filtrar resultados

  • Sección

  • Autor

  • Desde

  • Hasta

Filtros aplicados:

221 resultados para 'santa'

NOTICIAS 221 noticias encontradas

« volver


Santa raises funds for Wobbles Children's Charity

Debbie Bartlett

Santa's Grotto and other events at Ocean Village have raised over £2,200 for the Wobbles Children's Charity, during a magical eight-day Christmas festival. Founder Frankie Hatton said Wobbles was thrilled at being chosen: "As a children's charity, ... seeing the children arriving in their droves for just over a week to meet Santa and the other Disney characters was a really worthwhile and rewarding experience for us."



14 February 1779: Hundreds drown in El Puerto bridge tragedy

Rachel Haynes

On 14 February 1779, the Cadiz town of Puerto de Santa María was the scene of a devastating accident in which hundreds lost their lives. It was carnival Sunday but that year the celebrations had an even more exciting element - the opening of the ... new San Alejandro bridge that crossed the River Guadalete. The bridge was designed to improve communications in the area and boost the movement of goods between El Puerto de Santa María and Cadiz city and beyond. The instructions to build the bridge



Holy Week processions cancelled throughout the province

Antonio M. Romero / JesÚs Hinojosa

There will be no Holy Week processions in Malaga this year. The organisation that represents the city's religious brotherhoods that organise the Semana Santa has agreed with the city hall and the Diocese of Malaga to call off the events to prevent ... people take part in the Semana Santa processions in the city and the financial impact of the week is estimated at 80 million euros.



Beaches, parks and markets closed on the Costa del Sol


...region. Semana Santa In Andalucía, where all schools and other education centres are to be closed for at least two weeks, the president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juanma Moreno, announced the cancellation of next month's Holy Week processions in



A saint who became Santa

Tony Bryant

Santa Claus is a character that brings joy to children all around the world in the weeks leading to Christmas, and especially on Christmas Eve. As youngsters, we were told that Father Christmas, as he is affectionately known in the UK, lived in ... Lapland and only ventured out on his reindeers once a year to deliver presents to the "well-behaved" children. Later in life, we discovered that the man behind the story of Santa Claus is St Nicholas, an early Christian bishop who lived in ancient Greece ... to dry, news soon spread, and children (and their parents) began hanging out a stocking on the night before Christmas. The modern version of Santa was created by an American caricaturist called Thomas Nast Very little is known about the historical



At home with Santa Claus


...route in reverse. There are also flights from Malaga via Gatwick to Rovaniemi with other airlines. Where to stay Santa Claus has ensured that there is plenty of accommodation in Rovaniemi and there is something to suit all tastes. The Guesthouse ... Borealis is a family hotel with simple rooms; the classic Santa Claushas a private sauna in every room; and the Arctic Light Hotel is considered the best hotel in Lapland: the rooms have skylights to enjoy the aurora borealis from the bed, and the ... sizes and nationalities in colourful anoraks are running around in excitement. They can't wait to meet Father Christmas in person. Once settled in, whether travelling with children or not, the first thing to do has to be a visit to Santa, and in fact



20 September 1920: The birth of a military elite


...continues to be based in Ronda, sending out legionnaires to march each year in a Semana Santa procession in Malaga, carrying a Cristo de la Buena Muerte (Christ of the Good Death) effigy.



Santa María Polo Club releases spring and summer programme


Santa María Polo Club has announced details of its programme of events for the spring and summer, with the Spring Polo Festival and the International Polo Tournament in the summer set to attract the biggest crowds. The club, which is located next ... day from 25 July to 31 August. The world's best polo players will once again provide the backdrop for this popular event on the local social calendar. "We're expecting the best teams and superb displays of prize horses and skilled riders at the Santa



The polo returns to Sotogrande


Sotogrande's Santa María Polo Club is celebrating the 48th year of its annual international Mansion Polo Tournament. The tournament runs throughout the month of August and welcomes 90,000 spectators who can enjoy the White Summer music festival



13 March 1861: First railway opens between Seville and Cadiz

Debbie Bartlett

...inaugurated. The trip took several hours. Nowadays, it can be done in 1 hour 40 minutes, with trains travelling at up to 200 kilometres an hour, and there are about 15 trains a day. Santa Justa station in Seville is the third busiest in the country, handling



Comeback defeat on the road for Femenino in first game following relegation


The long summer was brought to an abrupt end for Malaga's women's team as they lost in the first game back in the second tier following relegation last season. Malaga surrendered a first-half lead to lose against Santa Teresa in Badajoz on Sunday. ... First, Belén couldn't stretch to connect with Carla's cross, then Carola hit the ball off the woodwork. Malaga regained their rhythm at the start of the second half but Santa Teresa showed the clinical edge their opponents were lacking when Estefa made



Good weather is forecast for next few days as tourist industry gets ready

Pilar MARTÍNEZ / Ignacio LILLO and apartments and busy restaurant terraces. HOLY WEEK INFO. FOR LARGER TOWNS Malaga. semana-santa/itinerarios/ Marbella. Mijas. Torremolinos. ... Estepona. Vélez-Málaga. Nerja. The association of Costa ... hotleiers, Aehcos, said this week that its members were expectinig an average occupancy of 80 per cent in the coming week, with a peak next weekend. The first detailed weather forecast for the Semana Santa week issued on Thursday by Aemet, the Spanish met



Requiem mass in memory of local television presenter Karen McMahon

Tony Bryant

The Parish Church of Santa Teresa in La Cala de Mijas will host a service in memory of Karen McMahon, the popular Costa del Sol television presenter who died last month after a long illness. The mass, which will be held in English and Spanish, ... Club. The requiem mass will be held in the Parroquia de Santa Teresa de Jesús on Tuesday 2 July at 8pm.



Femenino come unstuck against strong Granada side


...on Postigo to cut out several of Granada's dangerous attacks. The three points lift Granada to within a point of leaders CD Santa Teresa. Malaga, for their part, will aim to make good use of their two-week break before facing Villarreal away.



Fuengirola Lions come out on top in inline hockey Winter Cup


The Lions Winter Cup officially inaugurated the new floor at the Santa Fe rink in Fuengirola over the weekend. The tournament brought together a total of eight teams from across Andalucía and Europe. The hosts from Fuengirola brought their three



Sparkling Christmas at Ocean Village

Debbie Bartlett

Christmas started in style at Ocean Village this week, with a visit by Santa Claus on Tuesday evening accompanied by Disney Princess Cinderella, Star of PJ Masks and Catboy and his friendly elf for the ceremony to switch on the blue and white ... Christmas lights. Music from Adele look-and-sound-alike Nikki Rae and the entire Prior Park School Choir, delighted the crowds, and visits to Santa's Grotto, which is in O'Reilly's this year, raised funds for Research into Childhood Cancer. Entry to the ... Grotto is £5, and appointments can be booked with Santa by phoning 200 400 48 .



Ericsson bans its 200 staff from PTA tech park over coronavirus fears

francisco gutiérrez / ángel escalera

...this week has been half-term. Organising travel agents have said there were some ten local school groups in Italy this week. The first schools back were Santa Rosa de Lima and El Atabal, in Malaga city. They had been forced to cut out cities in the ... back,” said the head teacher at Santa Rosa de Lima school, which had 78 pupils and three teachers in Italy. “We’ve been coming to Italy for 17 years, and this time we’ve been surprised by fewer people than usual in the streets of Rome,” said a teacher ... from El Atabal school, which had 42 pupils in Italy. Pupils from Santa Rosa de Lima school on their visit to the Coliseum in Rome before coming home.SUR Some Erasmus university students from Malaga who are in Italy have also decided to leave, faced


What to do

Get ready for the emotion of Semana Santa in Andalucía


With Palm Sunday just three weeks away, preparations are in full swing at the dozens of religious brotherhoods (cofradías) that will be taking their images out in procession during the Semana Santa celebrations. Thousands are involved in the ... provincial capitals, the Semana Santa processions attract the crowds; a mixture of devotees, hardened enthusiasts and astounded first-timers. A day to queue to make three wishes A stage for Passion The streets and squares of Andalucía are soon to



Malaga Femenino come unstuck against strong Granada side


...second half and had to rely heavily on Postigo to cut out several of Granada’s dangerous attacks. The three points lift Granada to within a point of leaders CD Santa Teresa. Malaga, for their part, will aim to make good use of their two-week break



Living under the rule of women


...the 1970s it became part of Segovia. There are 512 people living in Zamarramala. To this day Zamarramala is famous for its women's tradition. For centuries every February a festival known as Festival de Santa Águeda (St Agatha's Day) has been



CYD Santa Maria horse sanctuary asks for help following heavy rain

Fernando Torres

The CYD Santa Maria horse sanctuary is in difficulty. The recent rain, which has been beneficial for the countryside and agriculture of the province, has not proven as useful for this rural sanctuary in Alhaurín El Grande. The ground has become very



Sharp rise in coronavirus cases confirmed on the Costa del Sol

SUR in Malaga city after showing symptoms. She was discharged on Thursday. This news followed that of a 17-year-old girl from the Santa Rosa de Lima school, also in the city, earlier in the day. The latter was placed in isolation at home with mild



Late strike denies Malaga Femenino win over leaders

marina rivas

Sunday yielded yet another draw for Malaga's women's team, their eighth of the campaign so far, this time against the league leaders Santa Teresa. José Herrera's side dominated the first half at the Malaga Football Federation as they got the ... with an effort from outside the area. 1 Malaga Pamela (32') 1 Santa Teresa Carrie (88') It was eventually Pamela who made the home side’s superiority count. After Encarni had seen her shot blocked by a Santa Teresa defender, the ball



Santa Barbara, the heart of the American Riviera

Andrew Forbes

Francisco in the north are always on the visitor hot list. Yet instead, last month I headed to the central coast of the Golden State, to sample the archetypal Californian lifestyle of Santa Barbara. Here the state’s Pacific coast is south facing, and the ... valleys, sheltered by the Santa Ynez mountains, are home to the cluster of small ocean-facing communities of Summerland, Montecito, and Goleta – with Santa Barbara at their heart. This is among the most desirable and exclusive areas to live in the United ... sophistication, small-town charm and Mediterranean chic, its seems a smart choice for this refined region. European charm, American vibe The town of Santa Barbara has plenty of European elegance, yet a distinct identity, built upon food, wine, sport and



Santa Maria Golf Club to host two charity golf tournaments

Tony Bryant MARBELLA

As part of its twenty-fifth anniversary celebrations, the Santa Maria Golf and Country Club in Marbella is to host two charity golf tournaments. The club, which is considered to have one of the best-looked-after courses on the Costa del Sol, has ... already held several events to celebrate its silver anniversary. The first event will be the Captains Charity Tournament on Sunday 25 June, and this year Cudeca has been chosen as beneficiary. The second is the AFA Santa Maria Golf Tournament taking ... the green fees sold at the tournament. The tournament costs 85 euros and those wishing to take part can find details on the Santa Maria Golf Club website.



Father Christmas picks Periana for dress rehearsal

Jennie Rhodes

Father Christmas chose the town of Periana in the Axarquía for his dress rehearsal last Sunday ahead of the big night. He said that he likes to “make sure everything is ok” a week before he does it for real in case he has to make any changes. This


What to do

Two-wheeled Santas join charity Toy Run in Torremolinos

Tony Bryant

The fifth edition of the charity Toy Run organised by the Komando Amimoto motorcycle club and Torremolinos town hall will take place on Saturday 21 December More than 200 bikers dressed as Santa Claus will participate in the collection of toys



Roof of Santa María church open to the public from March


On 8 March the roof of Santa María church, located in the heart of Ronda's historical centre, will be opened to the public. The platform, which has been in construction since last summer, was designed by local architect Sergio Valadez. The Malaga



Polo, a jewel in Andalucía's sporting scene


INFORMATION Where? This major polo tournament is at the Santa María Polo Club, by exit 133 of the A-7/AP-7 at Sotogrande. Casual dress code. Free parking. When? Until 1 September. Main game starts at 6.30pm or 7pm every day. (No polo on 27 August). See ... Polo' DJ music from 8.30pm. The games take place at the Santa María Polo Club - located roughly halfway between Gibraltar and Estepona - until 1 September, with matches beginning at any time between 5.30pm and 7pm each day, apart from a brief rest on ... teams play matches of six seven-minute periods called 'chukkas'. There is frequent rotation of horses throughout the contests to ensure high-energy competition. "Polo in Santa María is relatively unknown at the moment to Costa del Sol residents,"



Christmas charity event raises nearly £1500

Debbie Bartlett

...shows, Santa's Grotto, meeting Disney characters, mulled wine, mince pies, face painting and a host of other activities, all in an excellent cause.


What to do

A pagan festival to mark the beginning of Lent


Throughout the town there will be Comparsas and Murgas groups playing. On the 1 March, at noon, leaving from the Plaza de la Mezquita, there is a procession carrying the largartija (gecko) which is then burnt on the Santa Ana beach. La Herradura / Almuñecar