Honest Finder

Thursday, May 25, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Honest Finder

A young man in Motril handed in a backpack containing 2,000 euros in cash, a mobile phone, a tablet and an expensive watch after finding it. »

III Acompalia Golf Tournament

Thursday, May 25, 2017
By Acompalia
III Acompalia Golf Tournament

On Friday 19th May the Third Acompalia Golf Tournament, took place at Los Moriscos course in Playa Granada, Motril. »

Roe Deers Released

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Roe Deers Released

The Environmental Department of the Junta de Andalucia runs a programme for repopulating the Parque Natural de las Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama with roe deer. »


Jazz en la Costa Tickets

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Louise Powell
Jazz en la Costa Tickets

Tickets for Almuñécar’s XXX Festival Internacional de Almuñécar (Jazz en la Costa), which begins on the 17th of July, are now available. »

Another Toddler Drowning

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Another Toddler Drowning

A 3-year-old boy was involved in an accident in a private pool on Sunday the 21st in Rincón de la Victoria, Málaga, dying the next day. »

Lidl Opens Thursday

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Lidl Opens Thursday

This Thursday, the 25th of May, the new Lidl Supermarket will be inaugurated, giving service to Almuñécar, La Herradura, Jete, Otívar and Lentegí. »

Drone Piloting Course

Monday, May 22, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Drone Piloting Course

Almuñécar will host a course on the practice/theory of remote-controlled drone operating on the 24th an 28th of July, provided by the University of Granada. »

Almuñécar Spring Concert

Monday, May 22, 2017
By Louise Powell
Almuñécar Spring Concert

The Banda Municipal de Música de Almuñécar will give its Spring Concert on the 27th of May at 21.00h in the Town Hall Square, directly after the church service. »

Salobreña Paseo Work Restarts

Monday, May 22, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Salobreña Paseo Work Restarts

The Mayor of Salobreña has announced that she had received word from the sub-delegate for the Central Government saying that work on the paseo begins this week. »

Drink-Drive Bus Driver

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Drink-Drive Bus Driver

The Guardia Civil in Murcia arrested a bus driver who was six times over the alcohol intake limit. He had been stopped on the A-7 with 40 passengers on... »

Army Takes Almuñécar by Storm

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By Martin Myall
Army Takes Almuñécar by Storm

Well, it wasn’t really an military assault but rather a musical performance by military musicians - disappointing, I know, for military-uprising enthusiasts. »

The Tragic Nineteenth

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
The Tragic Nineteenth

Yesterday harvested the lives of three toddlers in separate accidents across the country. We have already covered the drowning of a 4-year old in Órgiva, but two more died... »

Second Canyon Fire

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Second Canyon Fire

Infoca was still stamping the last grumpy resistance of the mountain-brush fire just outside the entrance to the canyon (N-323) using its largest helicopter asset yesterday evening. »

Brit Toddler Dies in Orgiva

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Brit Toddler Dies in Orgiva

A 4-year-old British child died in Órgiva after falling into an open water deposit (alberca) in an area of the municipality known as Los Cigarrones yesterday, the 19th. »

Molotov Virgin

Friday, May 19, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Molotov Virgin

A man carried out a molotov-cocktail attack on the idol of the Virgen de los Desamparados in a convent in Vélez-Málaga at the beginning of May. »

A Baza Walk

Friday, May 19, 2017
By Martin Myall
A Baza Walk

The Almuñécar municipal walkers’ club will be departing for the woodlands around the Natural Park of Baza, in the north-east of the province, this Sunday the 21st. »

Express Kidnap Foiled

Friday, May 19, 2017
By Martin Myall
Express Kidnap Foiled

A judge in the town of Santa Fe has sent three individuals from Fuente Vaqueros to prison, pending trial, for an alleged case of ‘kidnap express.’ »

Cultural Activities in Motril

Thursday, May 18, 2017
By Louise Powell
Cultural Activities in Motril

Today is the International Day of Museums, which Motril is celebrating with La Noche en Blanco events, filling the town’s streets and squares. »

Tajo de Los Vados Fire

Thursday, May 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Tajo de Los Vados Fire

The moutain-brush fire in the Tajo de Los Vados area of the municipality of Salobreña on Tuesday the 16th, was the first of what will probaby be a series... »

The Crutch Murder Weapon?

Thursday, May 18, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
The Crutch Murder Weapon?

An 85-year-old woman is being tried this week, accused of killing her 82-year-old husband with one of her crutches, dealing out 14 blows with the said ‘weapon.’ »

Drivers vs. Cyclists

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Martin Myall
Drivers vs. Cyclists

In the space of only a week there have been three cases of drivers, two of them under the influence of alcohol or drugs, in one instance both, ploughing... »

La Herradura Retarmacking

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Martin Myall
La Herradura Retarmacking

The Ministry of Public Works (Fomento) began the process of retarmacking the access road for the A-7 from La Herradura on Monday the 15th. »

Woman Arrested in Motril

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
By Martin Myall
Woman Arrested in Motril

The Policía Nacional, with the help of the Policia Local, arrested a woman in Motril accused of entering people’s homes in order to remove items of value. »

Two Deaths from Falls

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
By Martin Myall
Two Deaths from Falls

A 13-year-old boy fell from the roof of an abandoned factory in Teià (Barcelona) on Sunday the 14th and died from the 10-metre fall. »

Rowland Fade

Monday, May 15, 2017
By Martin Myall
Rowland Fade

We have received news that well known painter and long-time Almuñécar resident, Rowland Fade, passed away this morning, having succumbed to cancer. »

Another Bouncy-Castle Accident

Monday, May 15, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Another Bouncy-Castle Accident

Within the space of just over a week, there have been two incidents involving badly moored, bouncy castles, resulting in injuries and even a death. »

Almuñécar’s Gymnast Medals

Monday, May 15, 2017
By Louise Powell
Almuñécar’s Gymnast Medals

The Almuñécar School of Rythmic Gymnastics did well at the Campeonato de Andalucía 2017 (Eastern Phase) which was held in Roquetas de Mar. »