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The BritishSpanish Society honoured with 'good work' certificate

20 May 2018

On the occasion of the wedding of HRH Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle, the BritishSpanish Society was today honoured in Madrid by his Excellency the British Ambassador to Spain His Excellency Simon Manley CMG.


A certificate  noting the  BritishSpanish Society’s ‘outstanding contribution to the local community in Spain, was collected on behalf of the BSS  by its chairman, Jimmy Burns, during a Garden Party held at the Ambassador’s residence in Puerta Hierro.


Some  200 guests from the British community in Spain watched the BBC’s  coverage of the wedding during the reception which replicated the festive and popular mood  of the Royal wedding with tapas, hamburgers, cakes, English beer and Spanish cava.



Fundación Banco Sabadell se une al programa de becas de la BritishSpanish Society

10 May 2018

“Desde la Fundación Banco Sabadell apoyamos la investigación científica a través de nuestros premios en el sector de la biomédica, ciencias e ingeniería, en programas de becas con diferentes universidades de toda España pero también colaborando con programas que fomentan la investigación como los que impulsa la British Spanish Society. Es una muy buena noticia anunciar nuestra nueva colaboración con esta institución del Reino Unido, mostrando así nuestro compromiso con la excelencia y la ciencia.” Miquel Molins, Presidente de la Fundación Banco Sabadell


“I am delighted that our charity has reached agreement with  such a prestigious  corporate institution to supporting a  programme which breaks walls down between our societies and our universities  in important fields of research and investigation, ” said BSS Chairman, Jimmy Burns Marañón.