Job Offer

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Martin Myall
Job Offer

Rafa at Chiringuito El Tesorillo in Almuñécar urgently needs a waiter. »

Heart Attack on Beach

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Heart Attack on Beach

A man had to be attended to by medical staff after suffering a cardiac arrest on La Herradura beach on Tuesday the 15th just after seven in the evening. »

Almuñécar in National Race

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar in National Race

Almuñécar, competition cyclist, Yasmina Boto Medina, who is a member of the Club Ciclista Almuñécar, will be competing in the Spanish National Championships. »


CD Almuñécar City Win Again

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By David Darby
CD Almuñécar City Win Again

Another win maybe, but Almuñécar did not have things all their own way yesterday evening away at Puntalon in the Costa Tropical Cup. »

Salobreña’s Living Dead

Saturday, August 19, 2017
By Martin Myall
Salobreña’s Living Dead

Don’t forget that today is the Last Zombie Day in Salobreña, if you’re in to that sort of thing. »

The Motril Taxi Strike

Saturday, August 19, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
The Motril Taxi Strike

Motril taxi drivers, who have been on strike since Monday the 14th, are not pleased that the Councillor for Mobility does not deign to have a meeting with them. »

Jet Ski Rider Arrested

Friday, August 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Jet Ski Rider Arrested

A Moroccan man has been arrested by the Guardia Civil, suspected of people trafficking after he was caught with three undocumented immigrants on the back of his jetski. »

Spain’s Refugee Pledge

Friday, August 18, 2017
By Martin Myall
Spain’s Refugee Pledge

Spain has just 40 days to take in over 15,000 refugees if it intends to meet its pledge before the international community. There is no way it will acheive... »

Fair Bus Service Continues

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Fair Bus Service Continues

The Motril Town Hall has decided to maintain the special bus service to the fairground for the rest of the week. The prices remains at one euro. »

Anglers vs. New Age Travellers

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Anglers vs. New Age Travellers

It appears that between 40 to 50 people of different nationalities have made an illegal encampment, albeit a temporary one, on one of Maro's beaches. »

Motril’s Festive Activities Continue

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril’s Festive Activities Continue

Festivities continue on Motril’s Paseo de las Explanadas with the Feria de Día up to Friday the 18th. »

Open-Air Drinking Ban

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Open-Air Drinking Ban

During the Motril fiestas the Town Hall announced that there would be little tolerance of drinking on the streets. »

Surprise Hotel Birth

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Surprise Hotel Birth

An 18-year-old Irish tourist gave birth to a baby girl in a hotel in Nerja on the 10th, assisted by her 19-year-old partner and members of the hotel staff. »

CD Adra 2 – CD Almuñécar City 2

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
By David Darby
CD Adra 2 – CD Almuñécar City 2

Another excellent footballing performance by the Almuñécar lads away to Adra yesterday. »

Hotel Bahía Protests

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Hotel Bahía Protests

Workers at the Hotel Bahía Tropical in Almuñécar demonstrated on the 10th against an “anti-union” attitude from the Hotel and abusing work-condition accords. »

Gas Leak in Morche

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Gas Leak in Morche

A 3-storey building in Morche (Torrox) was evacuated in the early hours of the 13th after a strong smell of gas was reported. »

Irresponsible Shoe Craze

Monday, August 14, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Irresponsible Shoe Craze

Thousands of discarded shoes have been cleared out of Río Chillar in Nerja - hikers round off their river walk by hanging them off an overhead electricity cable. »

Another Angel of Death

Monday, August 14, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Another Angel of Death

An assistant nurse at the Hospital Príncipe de Asturias in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) Has been arrested, suspected of the murder of an 86-year-old patient. »

Head Banging on the Beach

Sunday, August 13, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Head Banging on the Beach

This weekend in Salobreña has a musical flavour down on the beach near the rivermouth at the municipal surfing school, Surf 18 Nudos. »

The Soportújar Witch Festival

Sunday, August 13, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
The Soportújar Witch Festival

Soportújar now has a new monument that will probably scare your socks off; it’s at the entrance to the village in front of the Fuente de San Antonio. »

Brits Dazzle Pilots with Laser

Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Brits Dazzle Pilots with Laser

A British man and his son have been identified as the alleged culprits for dazzling pilots with laser pens carrying out approach procedure for Málaga Airport. »

International Club’s Donation

Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
International Club’s Donation

The Salobreña International Club has made another donation to its hometown, thanks to funds obtained through the Eco Rastros until recently organised by the said club. »

Motril Fiestas Traffic Changes

Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Fiestas Traffic Changes

The fiestas in Motril will bring about some temporary measures in traffic flow; a section of the Avenida de Nuestra señora de la Cabeza will be closed to... »

A Book on La Herradura

Friday, August 11, 2017
By Louise Powell
A Book on La Herradura

Yesterday saw the presentation of a book in La Herradura castle, about La Herradura itself, entitled, El Gran Libro de La Herradura. The presentation took place in the castle... »

Motril Tapa Route Success

Friday, August 11, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Tapa Route Success

Motril’s first tapa-route event has been a round success, according the Town Hall and the organisers, Guía Playa with almost 2,000 people taking part. »

The Saddest Homecoming

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By Martin Myall
The Saddest Homecoming

The bodies of the four Spanish volunteers killed in India in a road accident are arriving tonight in Madrid, amongst them the victim from Vélez Benaudalla. »

Who’s Juana Rivas?

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By Martin Myall
Who’s Juana Rivas?

She was nobody until a couple of weeks ago. Now, she is seemingly the victim of a soulless judicial system that has forced her into hiding in order to... »