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Cruz Roja Espanola/Spanish Red Cross

Local Contact: Asamblea Local de Velez-Malaga Avenida Juan Carlos 1, edf. Mercovelez 1 Velez-Malaga 29700 Malaga Telephone: 952 500 321 / 952 503 484 Email: 29094adc@cruzroja.es (Silvia) 29094social@cruzroja.es (Richard) Office Hours: 11:00 – 13:00 Monday and Thursday (Ask for Richard)

List of Lawyers and translators

DE COTTA LAW Sandra WRIGHTSON Centro Comercial Valdepinos 1º y 2ºA Urbanización Calypso 29674 Mijas Costa MÁLAGA Tel: +34 952931781/74 Fax: +34 952933547 E-mail: mijas@decottalaw.net Website: www.decottalaw.com C/ Diputación 6,2ºA 29780 Nerja MÁLAGA Tel: +34 952527014 Fax: +34 952523428 E-mail: nerja@decottalaw.net Jon SUTTON Centro Comercial La Trocha Ground Floor 29100 Coín MÁLAGA Tel: +34 951315161 …

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Wealth Tax

The following was provided by Mike Stevenson of New Costa Investment and Development Group. Mike addressed the El Valle monthly meeting on 6 November 2007 and spoke about insurance matters. “Many people are of the belief that Wealth Tax is not compulsory . This is not the case. Any non-resident who owns a property in …

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Traffic Law in Spain

New measures come into force on May 25 (according to the Typically Spanish web site). Spain’s new traffic law comes into effect on May 25th, after being approved at the end of last year, and on Monday the Minister for the Interior, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, warned that life will be much more complicated for those …

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Summer delights

Since Bob has returned from England we have had one or two trips out and I have been amazed at the numbers and size of the wild flowers. I know that our drive looked quite spectacular for a few weeks with succulents and now we have hollyhocks and oleanders coming into flower but despite the …

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Spider Bites

For the benefit of new members and a reminder to others, I am reprinting this magazine article. These spiders are in the Spanish undergrowth; they do bite but are mainly harmless except for the funnel web spider. Funnel web spiders (Hexathelidae) I can find little data stating in which province they are to be found …

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SOHA March

SOHA MARCH, MÁLAGA 17th March 2010 1,000 foreigners and Spanish nationals march in Málaga against the demolition of their homes. The Junta de Andalucía has asked for patience from the foreigners who find themselves to be living in property now deemed to be illegal. The Councillor for Housing and Territorial Ordination, Juan Espadas, commented that …

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Renting in Spain 2

British Embassy warns homeowners to ensure they rent properties in accordance with Spanish law 03 August 2012 Homeowners who rent out their properties to holidaymakers are being warned they could face huge fines unless they comply Spanish law Homeowners who rent out their properties to holidaymakers are being warned they could face huge fines unless …

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Renting in Spain

The following advice was contained upon the expatica.com website and is repeated here for the benefit of members: “There’s plenty that potential tenants should be aware of when renting an apartment or house. Here’s a guide to the small print. Rental contract The following provisions shall be contained in the rental contract: * Details of …

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Reiki

Many of you, like ‘Bob The Birder’ (or ‘im upstairs), will consider Reiki to be a bit ‘hocus pocus’ but it really is a strong form of healing. The Therapist develops a non-polar healing energy through the hands – something we are all born with if we care to develop it and uses it in …

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Potato Poisoning

An article by Eunice Roberts Just a word of warning. Never, EVER, eat potatoes that have any green bits in, at all, or that have the “eyes” that can be present, without cutting it all out. The potato plant is a member of the deadly nightshade family and although the tubers are usually perfectly safe …

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Petrol advice

The following is from Lyndsey Padley and originates in South Africa: “I don’t know what you guys are paying for petrol….. but here in Durban we are also paying high prices, up to R8.50 per litre. My line of work is in petroleum and has been for about 31 years now. So here are some …

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