Cyclists in Road Accident

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Cyclists in Road Accident

There was an accident in Vélez de Benaudalla on Saturday involving a collision between two cyclists on the entrance road to the village. »

Guardia Killer Caught

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Guardia Killer Caught

The suspect behind the killing of a Guardia Civil office in the early hours of this morning has been arrested. »

Guardia Shot and Killed

Monday, October 15, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Guardia Shot and Killed

A Guardia Civil policeman was shot and killed in the early hours of this morning after flagging down a vehicle whilst carrying out a spot check following a robbery in a nearby town. »


Massive Drain Clearing Operation

Monday, October 15, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Massive Drain Clearing Operation

The water utility company, Aguas y Servicios, which provides service for the Costa Tropical and the Alpujarra, has been out clearing drains. »

The Other Bubble Trouble

Monday, October 15, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Other Bubble Trouble

The housing-market bubble taught us that bricks are not always the safest investment, despite what our parents had drummed into us, but it's not over. »

Pampaneira’s Handicraft Fair

Sunday, October 14, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Pampaneira’s Handicraft Fair

Our regional Prime Minister, Susana Diaz, has been visiting Pampaneira during this XXXII Feria de Artesanía, Turismo y Agricultura Ecológica this weekend. »

New Almuñécar Law Courts

Sunday, October 14, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
New Almuñécar Law Courts

The Junta de Andalucía has opened a period for premises owners to submit offers for the lease of office space to house law courts in Almuñécar. »

Almuñécar Rural Lane Surfaced

Saturday, October 13, 2018
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Rural Lane Surfaced

The workmen in Almuñécar have been laying a concrete surface to the country lane that leads up to the municipal farm, El Zahorí. »

Cinema Bites The Dust

Saturday, October 13, 2018
By Martin Myall
Cinema Bites The Dust

Motril has lost its cinema... again - it's becoming a bit of a habit. This time it is the one in the Centro de Desarrollo Turístico. »

Aircraft Carrier Arrives

Friday, October 12, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Aircraft Carrier Arrives

Hundreds of visitors queued to go aboard the largest warship in the Spanish Navy, The Juan Carlos I, which docked this morning and was greeted with great expectation. »

Chinasol’s New Fountain

Friday, October 12, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Chinasol’s New Fountain

If you have been down Chinasol way in Almuñécar recently you will have seen that they are building an ornamental-fountain roundabout. »

Motril Tapa Route

Friday, October 12, 2018
By Louise Powell
Motril Tapa Route

(DLC 14) The Town Hall together with the Guía Play magazine has organised a gastronomic route (tapa route) entitled, Delicias de la Tierra for later this month. »

A Murder Most Spanish

Thursday, October 11, 2018
By David Darby
A Murder Most Spanish

I really like a good murder mystery. A haunted and flawed detective, accompanied by his troubled yet clever side-kick, piecing together clues and riding the setbacks. »

Salobreña Auditorium Closed

Thursday, October 11, 2018
By Louise Powell
Salobreña Auditorium Closed

Reform work began on the Salobreña Auditorium last Friday morning, which will see extensive renovations to the interior. »

Almuñécar Market Muddle

Thursday, October 11, 2018
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Market Muddle

The Almuñécar, municipal-market affair festers on, with the governing party trying to sell its project as a positive move with nobody else buying it. »

Flash Floods Kill Five

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Flash Floods Kill Five

The death toll as of 08.00h this morning stands at five, but there are still people unaccounted for on the island of Mallorca. »

How to Keep a Low Profile

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
How to Keep a Low Profile

The Policía Local in Rincón de la Victoria arrested a Frenchman for traffic offences in the early hours of one morning last week. »

Strong Earth Tremor

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Strong Earth Tremor

There was an earth Tremor at 09.41h today, registering 4.1 on the Richter Scale making it one of the strongest in the province in 20 years. »

Mayor Stands Firm on CIE

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Mayor Stands Firm on CIE

The Mayor of Motril is determined that the Central Government does not turn the old Air Force installations into an immigrant holding centre. »

Andalusian Elections Announced

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Andalusian Elections Announced

The Prime Minister of the Andalusian Regional Government, Susana Díaz, has just announced that there will be elections on the 2nd of December. »

Aircraft Carrier Visit

Monday, October 8, 2018
By Martin Myall
Aircraft Carrier Visit

The largest ship in the Spanish Navy, the Juan Carlos I aircraft carrier, will dock this Friday the 12th, as planned. »

Beach Cleaning Success

Monday, October 8, 2018
By Gazette Reader
Beach Cleaning Success

(DLC13) More than 350 people, including families and children, volunteered their time on Saturday, October the 6th to pick up plastic and other waste in La Herradura and Marina... »

Chiringuito Hoyo 19 Demolished

Monday, October 8, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Chiringuito Hoyo 19 Demolished

Motril's Chiringuito 19th Hole, which was situated between Playa Poniente and Playa Granada, has been completely demolished. »

Melodic Complicity

Sunday, October 7, 2018
By Martin Myall
Melodic Complicity

Carlos doesn't speak much English and Bill doesn't speak much Spanish, but that's not imporant because they converse in musical notes. »

Cheaper Flights Granada/Melilla

Sunday, October 7, 2018
By Martin Myall
Cheaper Flights Granada/Melilla

The Board of Ministers has approved an OSP (Obligatory Public Service) for the air routes between Granada and Melilla. This also affects the Almeria-Melilla and Sevilla-Melilla ones, too. »

Tanks Occupy Motril Port

Sunday, October 7, 2018
By Martin Myall
Tanks Occupy Motril Port

(DLC 12) The Spanish Army is stuffing Motril Port with tanks and support vehicles, which are all going to be shipped off to Norway for a NATO exercise. »

Jazz Down on the Cabria

Saturday, October 6, 2018
By Martin Myall
Jazz Down on the Cabria

Two excellent guitarists will be supplying superbly executed Blues, Soul and Jazz in the walled garden terrace of Restaurante Casa Juan, Taramay, Almuñécar. »

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