The Salobreña TH2

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
The Salobreña TH2

The Town Council discussed the TH2 area in the last Plenary Meeting with an aim to kick starting this stalled project. »

Racing Pigeons in Motril

Monday, December 5, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Racing Pigeons in Motril

Motril will be holding a racing-pigeon convention from the 5th to the 11th of this month at the Fábrica del Pilar (hospital road, up from Al Campo) »

Padul Annual Food Fair

Monday, December 5, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Padul Annual Food Fair

Fancy a trip inland - not too far - then pop up to Padul between the 8th and 11th of this month for their food fair entitled, Lo Mejor del Sur. »


Almuñécar Streets Finished

Sunday, December 4, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Streets Finished

Two streets in Almuñécar that have been undergoing work have now been reopened: Calle Livry Gargán and Calle Málaga. »

Foreigners Caught with Drugs

Sunday, December 4, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Foreigners Caught with Drugs

A Dutchman and a British man were arrested in Órgiva by the Guardia Civil for allegedly trafficking in drugs. »

Bus Station Delayed

Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Bus Station Delayed

Motril's elusive, new bus station now won't be operating until half way through January - it was to open this month, originally, as announced here. »

Rain and Rockfalls

Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Martin Myall
Rain and Rockfalls

After a week to ten days of rain and then a short break, we're in for another soaking, to kick off teh beginning of December... thank God! »

Medieval Market Postponed

Friday, December 2, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Medieval Market Postponed

The Almuñécar Councillor for Fiestas announced that the Medieval Market planned for this weekend has been postponed because of the weather forecast; rain all day. »

Cadastral

Friday, December 2, 2016
By Maria Teresa Velasco
Cadastral

Catastro: cadastral value and the implication of the revision, 2016... »

New Wines

Friday, December 2, 2016
By Peter Eacersall
New Wines

We should be extremely grateful to Viognier for coming along when it did. We, white wine drinkers, were looking for something new that wasn’t oaked Chardonnay or zesty Sauvignon... »

Cash Payment Ceiling Lowered

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By Martin Myall
Cash Payment Ceiling Lowered

The Government has the intention to limit cash payments to only 1,000 euros, dropping it from the present 2,500-euro ceiling. »

December PDF Available

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By Martin Myall
December PDF Available

The December Gazette is now available as a PDF download for the outrageously overpriced sum of one whole euro by clicking on the provided link. »

The Tortilla Route

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
The Tortilla Route

La Herradura is going to kick off December with the I Ruta de la Tortilla, which will run from the 3rd and 6th taking place in over a dozen... »

Avenida de Salobreña Roadworks

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Avenida de Salobreña Roadworks

Roadworks are underway along Motril's main thoroughfare, the Avenida de Salobreña, which used to be the old N-340 which used to go through the town. »

Salobreña Man Found Guilty

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes

The law courts in Lleida (Cataluña) have sentenced a Salobreña man to four years' imprisonment for having raped a minor. »

Controversial Building Incident

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
By Martin Myall
Controversial Building Incident

The Centro de Desarrollo Turístico in Motril has proved a controversial building since conception and it hasn't ceased since then. »

Bridge Death Trial

Monday, November 28, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Bridge Death Trial

Many will remember the bungee-jumping accident last summer which led to the death of a 23-year-old British woman. The incident has now reached trial »

Determined Driver

Monday, November 28, 2016
By Martin Myall
Determined Driver

The Catalan regional police, Los Mossos d'Esquadra, arrested a 26-old woman after drink-driving down the AP-7 in Gerona minus a front wheel. »

Impressive Waterspout Sighted

Sunday, November 27, 2016
By Martin Myall
Impressive Waterspout Sighted

Whilst here on the Costa Tropical we have been spoilt by ten days of steady, light rain, over in Valencia they had an impressive waterspout. »

Halloween Muggers Caught

Sunday, November 27, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Halloween Muggers Caught

The Policía Nacional arrested four youths in Motril on the 23rd of November over muggings that had taken place during Halloween. »

Film in English

Sunday, November 27, 2016
By Editor
Film in English

It seems there was a problem with the quality of the film, A Royal Night Out, last week and it had to be abandoned with everyone getting a refund... »

Xmas at Reina Sofia

Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Xmas at Reina Sofia

Miguel at Almuñécar's Restaurante Reina Sofa has something special planned for this Christmas & New Year in the way of menus. »

Vice Mayor Strikes Back

Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Martin Myall
Vice Mayor Strikes Back

The Vice-Mayor of Motril, Francisco Sánchez-Cantalejo, is mightily miffed with the PP opposition party over the cortijo rubbish tax. »

Stabbed Aunt Over Pet Death

Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Martin Myall

A 27-year-old man confessed before a jury that he had stabbed his aunt more than 40 times over the death of his dog, which had been put down by... »

JJMM Christmas Concerts

Friday, November 25, 2016
By Anne Eastwood
JJMM Christmas Concerts

One thing you can always be sure about every year is that if we all make it to December, there will be a chance to catch a concert by... »

German Fugitive Arrested

Friday, November 25, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur

The German citizen, who allegedly slit his wife's throat and then fled Germany only to be captured in Spain, will be extradited. »

Almuñécar Plenary Meeting

Friday, November 25, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Plenary Meeting

Almuñécar will ask the Junta to take into account its reports on the projected mussel farm rejecting its proposed location off the Punta de la Mona. The Town... »