Brit Arrested over Nerja Fire

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Brit Arrested over Nerja Fire

A British Nerja resident has been arrested for being responsible for the fire yesterday on the Cerro de San Isidro (Los Cancharrales). »

Looking Back: Barbero Murder

Monday, May 20, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Barbero Murder

This article concerns a murder that rocked La Herradura on the 19th of May, 2009, when Daniel Barbero was shot in his car on the beach road in the early hours. »

Torrecuevas House Fire

Monday, May 20, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Torrecuevas House Fire

Torrecuevas is twice in the news today; once for the romería and once for a house fire, caused by a short circuit in a TV set. »


Torrecuevas Romería 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019
By Martin Myall
Torrecuevas Romería 2019

Torrecuevas in Almuñécar celebrated its romería, which involved a stomp up the river and plenty of food and drink in the aqueduct square. »

Woman Stabbed 15 Times

Sunday, May 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Woman Stabbed 15 Times

This year, like those that have preceded it, is strewn with the bodies of women murdered by their husbands, boyfriends and Ex's. »

Bee & Bee

Sunday, May 19, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Bee & Bee

Ever suspected that you have an uninvited lodger in your house? What about 80,000 of them? Yes, somebody discovered a wild bees nest in their bedroom wall. »

Fallen Tree Disrupts Salobreña

Sunday, May 19, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Fallen Tree Disrupts Salobreña

Yes, it was windy down on the coast Thursday night, with a large tree coming down in Salobreña next to the Casa de la Cultura. »

Lost Child; Happy Ending

Saturday, May 18, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Lost Child; Happy Ending

A 4-year-old was found wandering along a street in Granada, dressed only in his pyjamas at six in the morning on the 5th of May. »

Roadwork Chaos?

Saturday, May 18, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Roadwork Chaos?

According to one opposition party in Salobreña the roadworks in the Pontanilla area are total chaos with little traffic control. »

Looking Back: Peña Escrita

Friday, May 17, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Peña Escrita

Here's another article from ten years back, this time dealing with the Peña Escrita mountain park in the municipality of Almuñécar. »

Lorry Catches Fire

Friday, May 17, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lorry Catches Fire

There's nothing like a lorry with its tyres in flames in front of you on the autovía to have you wondering if your life insurance is up to date. »

Pole Shot at Almería Airport

Friday, May 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Pole Shot at Almería Airport

The Guardia Civil brought down a man with a shot to the leg at Almería Airport on the morning of the 14th. »

Lost or Abandoned Dogs

Thursday, May 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lost or Abandoned Dogs

We've had dogs getting rescued all over the place; Salobreña, Almuñécar and even Granada, so here goes... »

Recognise The Bike?

Thursday, May 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Recognise The Bike?

The Guardia Civil are trying to identify the body of a cyclist who was killed when he left the road and hit his head against a large stone. »

Another Salobreña Flat Fire

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Another Salobreña Flat Fire

Several inhabitants of a block of flats in Salobreña had to be temporarily evacuated after a fire broke out, gutting at least one apartment. »

Vélez-Benaudalla Bar Fight

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Vélez-Benaudalla Bar Fight

Two men were injured in a bar fight in Vélez Benaudalla in the early hours of Saturday the 11th. »

Wheeled Word Eraser

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Wheeled Word Eraser

In the early hours of yesterday a car rammed the Salobreña sign on the access roundabout, ending up perched on top surrounded by scattered and broken letters. »

Elderly German Tourist Drowns

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Elderly German Tourist Drowns

The body of an elderly German man was found floating off Torrox-Costa beach on Sunday evening around 18.00h. »

Looking Back: Snake Post

Monday, May 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Snake Post

Today's article from a decade ago is about a La Herradura resident that decided to send a live anaconda to Madrid inside a package marked 'books.' »

Making Provisions

Monday, May 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Making Provisions

The Presa de Rules might be on hold but farmers in El Valle de Río Verde got cracking and knocked up a reservoir big enough to drown a whale... »

Velez-Benaudalla Road Accident

Monday, May 13, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Velez-Benaudalla Road Accident

Five people were injured in a road accident on the A-7 where it passes through the municipality of Vélez-Benaudalla. »

Sewage Fraud Trial

Sunday, May 12, 2019
By Martin Myall
Sewage Fraud Trial

The present and previous mayors of Nerja will have to appear before the judge over the sewage water being pumped into the sea. »

Elderly British Woman Rescued

Sunday, May 12, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Elderly British Woman Rescued

On the 24th of April, the control room of the Torrox Policía Local received a call concerning a person in difficulties in the surf on the Torrox beach. »

Mercedes Visit Almuñécar/Herradura

Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Louise Powell
Mercedes Visit Almuñécar/Herradura

The Club Mercedes Andalucía will be passing through Almuñécar and La Herradura tomorrow with 30 of its classic cars. »

A Square in Honour of Jabeque

Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
A Square in Honour of Jabeque

Almuñécar residents are petitioning for the renaming of Plaza Kelibia to José Jabeque, in honour of recently deceased José Antonio Ruiz Aneas. »

Americans Hit The Beach

Saturday, May 11, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Americans Hit The Beach

A group of American students was out cleaning up the Playa del Peñón in Salobreña, filling numerous rubbish sacks in a couple of hours. »

Progress on Nerja Sewage Plant

Friday, May 10, 2019
By Martin Myall
Progress on Nerja Sewage Plant

The Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica has earmarked just over 2,000,000 euros for the completion of the Nerja sewage-treatment plant. »

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