Blue Spring

June 4, 2014 in Alta Vista Property Spain, AltaVista Property Marbella, AltaVista Property News, www.altavistaproperty.com by Michael Liggan

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Spring offers a great opportunity to update the look of your home. With just a few simple changes you can bring new life to the family spaces.

This season’s interior design trends are all about creating an impact, since the looks are at once bolder and more accessible than ever. Decorative eclecticism imprint personal environments with the most current styles even in blue, white and bronzed obtaining sailor or hippy chic styles for summer residences.

Replace the grey and beige to deep saturated tones such as navy and plum. In fact, Navy is THE trend this year. Different shades of blue rolling back into each other in the same room senses light.

The most intense shades of blue palette convey fresh and sedatives that induce feelings to rest; an upward trend, ideal to dress the house in the warmer months.

Navy kicks authority without seeming desperate; it is easy and pleasing to the eye. You can use it in accessories, furniture, sofas, cushions, cabinets, walls anything you can imagine.

It said that soft blues stimulate relaxation. It is therefore a favourite in the bedroom where combined with white, plus power and clarity extols natural light. To sift coming through the window, nothing like a white curtain pattern.

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Foreign voters in Spanish elections

May 16, 2011 in AltaVista Property News, Michael Liggan, www.altavistaproperty.com by Michael Liggan

 

On the 22nd May PSOE and the PP will be hoping to gain the votes of almost half a million foreign voters a figure which could determine the outcome in 180 town halls.

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PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON 4 MAY 2011 BY THE GOVERNMENT OF SPAIN

May 5, 2011 in AltaVista Property News, Michael Liggan, www.altavistaproperty.com by Michael Liggan

Spain: an attractive destination for real estate investment

• Prices have fallen in real terms by more than 20% on average; even more in large coastal towns where prices have fallen by up to 40%.

• The Government’s economic structural reforms are contributing to the recovery of the Spanish market.


• Spain’s legal framework regarding urban planning guarantees that any citizen can buy property in Spain with total security.
London, 4 May 2011.

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Altavista Spain News | British man fined 10 million Euros for starting a fire in the Sierra Nevada

March 11, 2011 in AltaVista Property News by Michael Liggan

The man started a fire after getting lost in the park

A British man who caused a fire in the Sierra Nevada Nature Park on September 22 2005, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and fined 10.6 million €.
The Penal Court 4 in Granada also found 65 year old Michael R.H. guilty of the crime of reckless fire starting and handed down another 1,800 € fine.

Michelle M.N.S. a French woman who was with the Briton at the time of the incident was found not guilty.

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Altavista Property Spain News – Men ride horses through fire at Spain’s "Luminarias" religious celebration

January 20, 2011 in AltaVista Property News by Michael Liggan

According to tradition, people ride their horses through the fire to purify the animals on the eve of Saint Anthony’s Day in the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares, about 100 km northwest of Madrid. Saint Anthony is the patron saint of animals.

A man rides his horse through flames during the “Luminarias” annual religious celebration on the eve of Saint Anthony’s Day in the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares, about 100 km (62 miles) northwest of Madrid, January 16, 2011. According to tradition people from the area ride their horses through fire to purify the animals. Saint Anthony is the patron saint of animals. Picture taken January 16. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

Photograph by: ANDREA COMAS, REUTERS

Source: vancouversun.com

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Michael Liggan News – The Banderas family celebrate New Year

January 14, 2011 in AltaVista Property News, Michael Liggan by Michael Liggan

On New Year’s Eve Marbella’s Hotel Los Monteros prepared a special dinner and party for Antonio Banderas and his family. The event was at the Banderas’ own home and the hotel’s head chef Thomas Stork was responsible for the menu.

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Michael Liggan News – Taking the plunge in Benalmádena to raise funds for Cudeca

January 13, 2011 in AltaVista Property News, Michael Liggan by Michael Liggan

A group of “Dippers” from the Benalmádena area braved the seas on Christmas Day to raise funds for Cudeca Cancer Care Hospice.

The festive dip, with the swimmers dressed in a variety of costumes, was at Mojácar Playa and afterwards the volunteers were rewarded with a glass of sol-y-sombra and a slice of Christmas cake.  The event, which is held each year, was part of a five day trip.

More than 1,500 euros was raised for the Hospice, which will help Cudeca to continue offering the cost free ‘Special Kind of Care’ to patients suffering from advanced cancer.

Michael Liggan brings you the latest news and property listings for Marbella, Puerto Banus and surrounding areas.  For further information, please visit Alta Vista Spain’s website at www.altavistaspain.com.

Michael Liggan News – Alhaurín el Grande rural roads to get makeover

January 13, 2011 in AltaVista Property News, Michael Liggan by Michael Liggan

The council has plans to repair rural roads around the town at a cost of 207,000 euros.  Work is now due to start on “Los Bueyes”, Fuente del Perry” and “Conexión Ronda Saliente” and will take up to four months.

In total the council will have spent 600,000 euros on repairs to local roads during this financial year without assistance from the Junta de Andalucía or the Malaga regional government.

Councillor Diego Navas has accused the other two authorities of abandoning rural roads, saying that the repairs undertaken by the council have improved safety and quality of life for residents and other road users.

Michael Liggan brings you the latest news and property listings for Marbella, Puerto Banus and surrounding areas.  For further information, please visit Alta Vista Spain’s website at www.altavistaspain.com.

Michael Liggan News – Karting Cártama will bring jobs says mayor

January 13, 2011 in AltaVista Property News, Michael Liggan by Michael Liggan

A project has been put forward by the company ‘Karting Cártama’ that would see a 14,000 square metre indoor karting facility built on land between Cártama village and Estacion de Cártama.

In addition to the race track itself, the building would also offer a training room, a kart driving school and facilities for the headquarters of a new karting sports club.

The Mayor José Garrido has said that he is supporting the project as it would “bring wealth to the area and create new employment opportunities in the town”.

Michael Liggan brings you the latest news and property listings for Marbella, Puerto Banus and surrounding areas.  For further information, please visit Alta Vista Spain’s website at www.altavistaspain.com.

Michael Liggan News – The Three Kings 2011

January 7, 2011 in AltaVista Property News, Michael Liggan by Michael Liggan

Spain is celebrating Epiphany which brings parades and celebrations for children and adults alike.

In Malaga, thousands lined the streets to catch sweets from the passing procession of the Three Kings – Melchior, Gaspar and Balthazar, bringing with them lots of presents.

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