Caterpillar Nests Problem

Friday, February 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Caterpillar Nests Problem

The Salobreña Town Hall has requested that the Provincial Environmental Department belonging to the Junta do something about the caterpillar nests. »

Costa Banana Residents Complain

Friday, February 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Costa Banana Residents Complain

Residents of Urbanización Costa Banana, at the top of Avenida Costa del Sol in Almuñécar, are sick and tired of paying community fees and seeing little in return. »

Playa Patrol Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 14, 2019
By Press Release
Playa Patrol Upcoming Events

Mark your calendar! Grab some gloves and a bucket and join Asociación Playa Patrol at one of our 2019 Beach Clean Ups. »


Woman Falls from Window

Thursday, February 14, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Woman Falls from Window

A woman in her 60s was injured when she fell from a 2nd-floor window whilst trying to escape the flames caused by a fire in her kitchen. »

Meteorite Falls through Roof

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Meteorite Falls through Roof

Locals from Cogollos de Guadix were surprised when a fiery object hurtled through a roof. Luckily, the house is uninhabited. »

Stranded Russian Ship Update

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Stranded Russian Ship Update

Readers will remember that we ran an article in September on a Russian ship in Motril Port, whose owners had gone bust. »

The Ones That Didn’t Get Away

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Ones That Didn’t Get Away

Thinking of taking your car to North Africa? No? Well, somebody else might be, which might explain why it is no longer where you parked it. »

Salobreña Karate in Denmark

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
By Louise Powell
Salobreña Karate in Denmark

A lad from Salobreña won a Bronze Medal for Karate in the European championships, which were held in Denmark last weekend. »

In Memory of the Slain

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
In Memory of the Slain

Living in Spain you get to see a whole array of flags, from the Spanish one, the regional one and even the municipal one, but there is one more... »

Booby-Trapped Food for Pets

Monday, February 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Booby-Trapped Food for Pets

At the end of summer last year the police alerted people to the fact that booby-trapped food was being left for pets in parks in several cities across the... »

Controversial Deal

Monday, February 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
Controversial Deal

Almuñécar's Contracting Committee has signed a contract with the refuse-disposal/street-cleaning company, FFC worth 51-million euros over ten years. »

Politically Correct Puritanism?

Sunday, February 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Politically Correct Puritanism?

Readers will remember the controversy over a poster announcing an art exhibition of erotica; the silhouette of a nude woman was considered sexist. »

Car Chase Ends in Police Prang

Sunday, February 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Car Chase Ends in Police Prang

There was a car chase over a distance of 70 km along the Costa Tropical which ended with the police car coming to greif in Motril. »

Salobreña Beach Lighting

Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Salobreña Beach Lighting

Last week the neighbourhood association, Playa de Salobreña, requested that the Town Hall did something about the lack of lighting on the paseo and general area. »

Casa de la Cultura Roof Repairs

Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Casa de la Cultura Roof Repairs

The local company Bafelsa has been hired by the Almuñécar Town Hall to carry out the waterproofing of the Casa del la Cultura roof. »

Car Plunges Down Barranco

Friday, February 8, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Car Plunges Down Barranco

A 39-year-old driver suffered a spectacular accident when he missed the bend on a bridge and plunged down a barranco. »

Children Kidnapped by Father

Friday, February 8, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Children Kidnapped by Father

The Policía Nacional intercepted a father who was trying to take his children, both toddlers, out of the country illegally. »

Art in the Jardín Nazarí

Thursday, February 7, 2019
By Press Release
Art in the Jardín Nazarí

Artists' Network Alpujarra, an evolving art collective based in La Alpujarra, is preparing a cultural event for springtime. »

Vox Almuñécar Hits Back

Thursday, February 7, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Vox Almuñécar Hits Back

The new, far-right, political formation in Almuñécar, Vox, has hit out at the Vice Mayor of Almuñécar, Juan José Ruiz Joya (PP) over reference to a Pacto de Vergüenza... »

Grenade Discovered on Lújar

Thursday, February 7, 2019
By Martin Myall
Grenade Discovered on Lújar

The Spanish Civil War finished 80 years ago yet from time to time unexploded ordenance turns up, as was the case in Lújar last Sunday. »

The Benavides & TV Affair

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Benavides & TV Affair

A mere three months before the municipal elections the ruling PP party discovers evidence of dodgy dealings back in 2005. »

Tarmacking Galore in Salobreña

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Tarmacking Galore in Salobreña

You're going to have fun in Salobreña this week because most of the roads in the north & centre of the town will be receiving a new tarmac surface! »

Port Anger over Staff Shortage

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Port Anger over Staff Shortage

Seven Moroccan lorries carrying fruit & veg were held up at Motril Port over a whole weekend owing to a lack of customs staff. »

Lake Viñuela Flooding

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lake Viñuela Flooding

The village of El Trapiche in the Axarquia was swamped last night when the main pipe supplying water to nearby municipalities burst on Viñuela Reservoir. »

Granada-Melilla Flights

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Granada-Melilla Flights

Air Nostrum has put tickets up for sale for the routes connecting Melilla to Granada, Almería and Sevilla. »

Cerro Gordo Fire Investigation

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Cerro Gordo Fire Investigation

Around the last week of January there were two mountain fires within the municipality of Motril - the figures are just out for one of them. »

Those Pesky Phone Calls

Monday, February 4, 2019
By Martin Myall
Those Pesky Phone Calls

Did you know that phone companies can't spam you with unsolicited offers outside certain hours and not on any old day of the week, either? »

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