Puppy Stuck in a Pipe

Thursday, March 21, 2019
By Louise Powell
Puppy Stuck in a Pipe

It looks like the Motril firemen are big softies after all after rescuing a puppy from a pipe where it had remained trapped for two days. It obviously makes a change from rescuing cats up trees to rescue dogs down holes. »

Swing by 1616 Books

Thursday, March 21, 2019
By Louise Powell
Swing by 1616 Books

The Salobreña bookshop, 1616 Books will be hosting a book presentation this Friday, the 22nd, with Karen Campos McCormack presenting the book. »

Motril Road Closure

Thursday, March 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
Motril Road Closure

And it's fun time in Motril because Avenida de Salobreña will be closed at the top end near the old multi-cinema... for a month. »


Granada’s Mega Shopping Centre

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Granada’s Mega Shopping Centre

Granada now has another shopping centre, Granaita, thanks to a merger between Kinépolis and the Centro Comercial Alameda. »

Violent Cortijo Burglary

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Violent Cortijo Burglary

Two burglars broke into a cortijo in Baza area in the early hours of one Thursday, knowing that the owner was asleep inside. »

Brit Arrested in Albox

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Brit Arrested in Albox

Another British paedophile has been arrested here in Spain; one of the world's most wanted, this time in Albox in Almería. »

Strays and Litter Bins

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
By Louise Powell
Strays and Litter Bins

The animal-protection group, APAMA has come up with an unusual scheme for promoting animal adoption in Almuñécar; they're using street litter bins. »

Chef Tropical 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Chef Tropical 2019

Sergio González, who is the chef at Restaurante Firmvm in Almuñécar, won the 1st Prize at the III Concurso de Cocineros Chef Tropical 2019. »

Brit on The Run Arrested

Monday, March 18, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Brit on The Run Arrested

Officers belonging to the Policía Nacional in Benidorm (Alicante) arrested a British man on the run, accused of sexually abusing his step-daughter. »

Traffic Accident & Hill Fire

Monday, March 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
Traffic Accident & Hill Fire

There was a traffic accident on the main P-4 junction on the N-340 yesterday involving two cars. The incident occurred around noon yesterday when a car travelling east in... »

La Herradura Hill Fire

Monday, March 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
La Herradura Hill Fire

The Almuñécar fire service was also needed over in La Herradura where there was a small hill fire, within of an hour of a traffic accident in Almuñécar. »

Torrox & Alpujarra Wildfires

Sunday, March 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Torrox & Alpujarra Wildfires

A hill fire broke out yesterday within the municipality of Torrox in the area known as Tajo de la Zorra. »

Herradura Regatta Today

Sunday, March 17, 2019
By Martin Myall
Herradura Regatta Today

Yesterday saw the first day of the Regata ICON Marina which is using the Marina del Este as its base. »

Water Protest in Motril

Saturday, March 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Water Protest in Motril

The Board of Irrigators for the Bajo Gualdalfeo has called for a mass demonstration in support of the Rules Dam, irrigation network. »

The Murdered Children of Squatters

Saturday, March 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Murdered Children of Squatters

A young couple living in a tumbled-down house in Valencia allegedly murdered both their children; a 5-month-old daughter and a 4-year-old boy. »

Motril Car Chase

Friday, March 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Car Chase

There was a fast car chase in the centre of Motril yesterday morning which ended on one of the Rambla de Los Álamos lanes. »

Almuñécar Paragliding Accident

Friday, March 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Paragliding Accident

A man was injured yesterday in a paragliding accident in Almuñécar in the area known as Loma del Gato. »

Nordic Man Arrested

Thursday, March 14, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Nordic Man Arrested

An elderly man from Scandinavia has been arrestedd in Nerja, accused of trying to kill his wife. The incident took place on Calle Casablanca. »

March Beach Clean Up

Thursday, March 14, 2019
By Gazette Reader
March Beach Clean Up

The March the 23rd, Spring Clean The Beach is only two weeks away and the Ocean Ambassadors are busy signing up Team Captains and Volunteers. »

Too Few; Too Far Apart

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Too Few; Too Far Apart

Guardia Civil posts all over Spain close down over the weekend and most evenings; some like Láchar, don't even have alarms or CCTV. »

Almuñécar’s Safe Taxis

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar’s Safe Taxis

Taxi drivers in Almuñécar are following the lead set by their colleagues in Motril by offering 'safe taxis' for women. »

Almuñécar Electoral List

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Electoral List

If you want to make sure that you are on the electoral list so that you can vote in the Municipal Elections in Almuñécar, you have until Monday the... »

La Herradura Fiestas 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
By Martin Myall
La Herradura Fiestas 2019

La Herradura is preparing for its fiesta week of San Jose, which kicks off this coming Friday on the 15th and runs until Tuesday the 19th. »

Motril’s Citizen Night Patrols

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril’s Citizen Night Patrols

It's all over social media as well as on the national TV news: Motril locals have mounted their own street patrols during weekend early hours. »

Municipal Bus Problems

Monday, March 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Municipal Bus Problems

The municipal bus service in Salobreña has suffered an upheaval after the Junta pointed out that the bus company lacked a licence to carry passengers. »

Homage to Nazi Camp Survivors

Monday, March 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
Homage to Nazi Camp Survivors

Salobreña Town Hall paid homage to three of its citizens who had ended up in a Nazi concentration camp during the Second World War. »

Handicapped Brother Starved

Sunday, March 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Handicapped Brother Starved

A man was arrested in Motril over the death of his handicapped brother, whose body had been found buried on their property in Órgiva. »

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