La Rábita Stabbing

Thursday, December 13, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
La Rábita Stabbing

A young woman in her 20s has been arrested in La Rábita after allegedly stabbing her ex-boyfriend of a similar age in his home. »

What Sort of Person?

Thursday, December 13, 2018
By Martin Myall
What Sort of Person?

A Motril man has been charged for letting several animals starve to death on his property, including horses, despite having been warned after an inspection. »

Avenida Andalucía Reopened

Thursday, December 13, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Avenida Andalucía Reopened

Work on Almuñécar's Avenida Andalucía concluded yesterday barring painting the road-surface indicators (parking and loading-unloading areas). »


Almuñécar Rockfall Problem

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Rockfall Problem

The Almuñécar Town Council has decided to hire a company specialised in stabilising embankments etc to work on the parallel road to San Cristobal. »

Motril’s Special Xmas Tree

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
By Louise Powell
Motril’s Special Xmas Tree

Did you know that Motril Port sports the highest natural, Christmas tree in the whole of Europe? Well, it's true and it's already lit up for the festive season. »

Herradura’s Calle Real Closed

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Herradura’s Calle Real Closed

From yesterday up to the 21st, Calle Real in La Herradura (old town) will be closed for road works, but don't panic! »

Farmer Trapped under Tractor

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
By Martin Myall
Farmer Trapped under Tractor

A farmer in Nigüelas (Valle de Lecrín) was seriously injured when his tractor turned over, trapping him underneath. »

Immigrants Land in La Herradura

Monday, December 10, 2018
By Editor
Immigrants Land in La Herradura

An open boat landed on La Herradura beach yesterday around 11.30h carrying immigrants from North Africa. »

Apartment Block Fire in Motril

Monday, December 10, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Apartment Block Fire in Motril

A 4-storey apartment block in Motril had to be evacuated in the early hours of yesterday after a fire broke out in one of the flats. »

Saved by Whatsapp

Sunday, December 9, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Saved by Whatsapp

The provincial law courts in Granada have sentenced a woman to returning all that her boyfriend spent on her during their relationship. »

Eye Ripped out in Fight

Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Eye Ripped out in Fight

A 51-year-old man was hospitalised in Granada (Traumatología) after receiving a brutal beating in Montejícar (Northern Granada). »

To Boldly Go…

Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Martin Myall
To Boldly Go…

Some people with four whisky-colas in them and something shiny to climb seem to think that they are Sir Edmund Hillary or Tenzing Norgay! »

Almuñécar Medieval Market

Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Medieval Market

The Medieval Market on the Paseo de San Cristóbal in Almuñécar is up and running and will be until Sunday midday. »

Almuñécar Xmas Market

Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Louise Powell
Almuñécar Xmas Market

If you've done the Medieval Market on the Paseo de San Cristóbal and wondering what else to visit, then shoot up to the Town Hall Square for the... »

Mechanic Crushed by Engine

Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Mechanic Crushed by Engine

A mechanic died after the engine of a lorry that he was working on fell onto him, crushing him. The accident occurred yesterday in Órgiva where the 55-year-old victim... »

Singing the Christ back into Christmas

Friday, December 7, 2018
By Anne Eastwood
Singing the Christ back into Christmas

Well it’s that 'Ho, ho, ho’ season again and you may be wondering, why all the fuss, why all the stress, what’s the point and why do we put... »

AxSí Shows The Way

Friday, December 7, 2018
By Martin Myall
AxSí Shows The Way

It's nice to see that a political party makes the effort to remove all the election posters, etc, the day after election day. »

Work on Town Hall Square

Friday, December 7, 2018
By Martin Myall
Work on Town Hall Square

Anybody approaching the Town Hall in Salobreña will have seen that workmen are busy looking busy on the square outside. »

500 reasons to shop in La Herradura

Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Louise Powell
500 reasons to shop in La Herradura

The Asociación de Comerciantes, Artesanos y Profesionales de La Herradura (ACAP-LH) has put its Christmas-shopping promotional efforts into gear. »

Endesa Roadworks in Almuñécar

Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Endesa Roadworks in Almuñécar

Endesa has been busy digging up the area around the top of Almuñécar (La Carrera) modernising the town's electrical supply. »

A Jerry Lee Lewis Night

Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Martin Myall
A Jerry Lee Lewis Night

We've had three fireballs streaking over our heads in just one night, and none of them was Dave Darby on his new scooter. »

48 Hours Later

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
By Martin Myall
48 Hours Later

Whilst we can't say that the dust has settled after the political upheaval in Andalucia, 'visibility' has improved, allowing us to take a peek. »

Pythons in a Suitcase

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Pythons in a Suitcase

The customs police at Algerciras Port discovered two pythons being smuggled into the country in a suitcase around the end of last month. »

Cortijo Thief Caught

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Cortijo Thief Caught

The Guardia Civil in Motril arrested a 26-year-old man, resident of Salobreña, charged with four acts of theft in Motril, Salobreña and Jete. »

Double Crash Barriers

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Double Crash Barriers

The Public Works and Housing Board is going to spend 1.9m euros on crash barriers within the province of Granada; double crash barriers for protecting bikers. »

Country Wine, Grub & Dancing

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
By Martin Myall
Country Wine, Grub & Dancing

Fancy a spot of local plonk; the stuff that puts a spring into your step and six points off you driving licence? Well, you’ll be in luck on the... »

Costa Tropical Election Results

Monday, December 3, 2018
By Martin Myall
Costa Tropical Election Results

Yesterday's regional elections in Andalucía brings an end to an epoch; a change that is very indicative for the coming municipal elections in May. »

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