The same company behind the Costa del Sol’s Iceland stores is backing the Food Co, a new venture to sell Tesco’s range of products in Las Lagunas on the road between Fuengirola and Mijas. Food Co has rapidly been expanding in Spain with a chain of supermarkets selling Tesco products and expects to have its new Mijas location open before …
Starting next year people who weigh more than 80 kilos will not be allowed to ride Mijas’s famous donkeys. The ban comes after a lengthy campaign run by animal rights activists who claim that the donkeys are overworked. Back in August, a local councillor’s proposal to ban people weighing over 80 kilos from riding the donkeys was quashed by members …
Comedy legend Freddie Starr has been found dead in his Costa del Sol flat. Originally from Lancashire, the 76-year-old entertainer was discovered by a carer in his Mijas home. Most recently involved with the reality TV show “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here” back in 2011, Freddie went on the show despite having a quadruple bypass just a …
The Local Police in Mijas have opened proceedings against a man for depositing appliances and other items into a container allocated for organic waste and he could face a fine of up to 750 euros.
Mijas now has a second park designed specifically for dogs, the first one having been opened a few weeks ago in Las Lagunas.
A two-year-old Irish boy died on Monday after falling into a swimming pool in urbanisation El Coto in Mijas.
The forest fire in Mijas, which began on Friday, was declared ‘extinguished’ at 08:00 on Sunday morning.
The forest fire in Mijas, which necessitated the evacuation of 150 families as a precautionaru measure has been stabilised for a second time.
Firefighters are battling a forest fire which began at around 19:45 in the paraje El Chaparral in Mijas, the smoke being visible for miles.
A wildfire which broke out in Mijas at around 17:30 on Sunday has been stabilised and some 400 residents of urbanisation Marina del Sol who were evacuated from their homes as a precautionary measure have now returned.