News round up in brief from Spain’s Costa del Sol

Picasso Museam, Malaga




THE Picasso Museum in Malaga is the most valued institution in the city, as determined by the Observatory of Culture Foundation. The museum was crowned through the Foundation’s annual report which sees 499 artistic professionals and panellists answering an assortment of questions about cultural institutions across the country.


Half marathon

HOLIDAY World is organising, together with the Town Hall of Benalmádena, on the Costa del Sol, a half marathon to be held on March 8, to raise funds for the C.E.S.MA Foundation. The event will have three different races: the half marathon of 21 km and the coastal race with options of five and 10km.


Public thanks

THIS Saturday, Casares council will hold a ceremony to thank firefighters, police and residents who took part in fighting the forest fire that occurred last October. In accordance with bylaws, the council is empowered to honour those it believes acted in a manner which helped the town.


Bridge danger

THE Residents’ Association of Campanillas has denounced the condition of the bridge that passes over the Campanillas River. In a letter to the Board, they ask that the bridge is urgently inspected due to its structure being in “a state of deterioration” creating serious danger for individuals who use it.


Teryos award

THE Functional Medicine Unit of the Malaga Quirón Salud Hospital has received the ‘2020 Business Excellence Award’, awarded by the Institute for Professional Excellence. The coveted award recognises the creation and implementation of the Teryos Method, an innovative procedure for the diagnosis and treatment of pain.


Marbella tennis

THE AndalucIa Hall of the Puente Romano Hotel in Marbella has hosted the presentation of the AnyTech365 Marbella Tennis Open tournament, which will be held from March 30 to April 5, 2020, at the Puente Romano Tennis Club and will see the return of young Danish junior champion Holger Rune.


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Damon Mitchell

From the interviewed to the interviewer

As frontman of a rock band Damon used to court the British press, now he lives the quiet life in Spain and seeks to get to the heart of the community, scoring exclusive interviews with ex-pats about their successes and struggles during their new life in the sun.

Originally from Scotland but based on the coast for the last three years, Damon strives to bring the most heartfelt news stories from the spanish costas to the Euro Weekly News.

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