Pago de Guerra Romería

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
By Martin Myall
Pago de Guerra Romería

Sick and tired of religious processions? No? Masochist! Well, here's something for you because La Herradura has a Romeria on Saturday! »

Reader’s Letter: Pollution

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
By Gazette Reader

On a beautiful spring Sunday recently while paddle surfing in the bay of La Herradura I was dismayed to see once again the visible pollution coming from Nerja. »

Narrow Escape at Fiestas

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
By Martin Myall
Narrow Escape at Fiestas

The village fiestas in Cornellà del Terri on Good Friday nearly turned into a tragedy when a falling tree narrowly missed the crowd. »


Flat Fire Interrupts Procession

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Flat Fire Interrupts Procession

Saturday afternoon in Motril last week was interrupted by fire-engine and police-car sirens owing to a flat fire in the centre of town. »

A Surprise in The Junk Room

Monday, April 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
A Surprise in The Junk Room

The Guardia Civil, Bomb-Disposal Squad was called in to handle an unexploded shell in a house in Lanjarón from the Civil-War period. »

Río Seco Fire

Monday, April 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
Río Seco Fire

The Almuñécar fire service was called out to deal with putting out a fire in a palmtree plantation in the Río Seco area. »

Motorbike Policeman Injured

Sunday, April 21, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Motorbike Policeman Injured

A motorbike policeman belonging to the Guardia Civil was involved in an accident when he collided with the read of a car in front of him. »

Almuñécar Stabbing Trial

Sunday, April 21, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Stabbing Trial

The Public Prosecutor in the provincial law courts has recommended 7.5 years imprisonment for the young man who carried out a stabbing in Almuñecar. »

Boy Killed by Pellet Gun

Saturday, April 20, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Boy Killed by Pellet Gun

A tragic accident took place in Coín, Málaga, when a boy died in an accidental shooting involving a pellet-gun on Wednesday evening. »

Lucky Escape for Young Family

Saturday, April 20, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Lucky Escape for Young Family

A young couple with their kids had a bit of a fright when their car came off the road and was left balancing over a drop. »

Rubbish Strike Called Off

Friday, April 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Rubbish Strike Called Off

With the strike being called off at 20.00h on Wednesday, the municipal, refuse-cleaning company worked flat out to clear up the accumulated mess. »

Street Reopened over Easter

Friday, April 19, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Street Reopened over Easter

The Motril Department of Public Works has reopened traffic along the Ronda Mediodía where it joins the Avenida de Salobreña for the duration of Easter. »

Tossed out of the Parade

Thursday, April 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
Tossed out of the Parade

A 45-year-old man was arrested in the centre of Granada for masturbating during a Semana Santa parade, in plain daylight. Some people find these processions exciting, yet this is... »

Sevilla Attack Foiled?

Thursday, April 18, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Sevilla Attack Foiled?

Moroccan police arrested one of their citizens, resident of Sevilla, accused of planning a suicide, bomb attack against Sevilla during Semana Santa. »

Looking Back on Roadworks

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Martin Myall

Today's choice for an article published ten years ago on the Seaside Gazette website concerns Almuñécar's repetitive roadworks on one of its main thoroughfares, Avenida de Andalucía. »

Accidental Stabbing

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Accidental Stabbing

A butcher from Argamasilla de Calatrava (Ciudad Real) died on Saturday the 6th after his wife stabbed him. He was buried the next day. »

Helping Adriana Home

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Helping Adriana Home

Locals in Castell de Ferro are active on social media, trying to help a Romanian man repatriate the body of his wife, Adriana. »

Rubbish Strike Starts

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes

Refuse-collection workers went on strike last night at 22.30h, after a workers' meeting voted in favour of strike action in a secret ballot. »

Increase at the Pumps

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Increase at the Pumps

If you have recently filled up at your local gasoline station then your are already aware that the price of fuel at the pumps has gone up. »

Neat Nymph Adorns Roundabout

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Neat Nymph Adorns Roundabout

So we finally have the topping on the cake or in other words, the statue on the Altillo roundabout in Almuñécar. »

Swede Arrested over Death

Monday, April 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Swede Arrested over Death

A Swedish man has been arrested in the Canary Islands, accused of killing his live-in partner. »

Proposed Round-About Access

Monday, April 15, 2019
By Martin Myall
Proposed Round-About Access

The independent Motril Councillor, David Martín, will propose a motion for the next Plenary Meeting concerning road-about access to the town. »

Easter Radar Speed Traps

Sunday, April 14, 2019
By Martin Myall
Easter Radar Speed Traps

There are extra radar speed checks all over Spain this Easter so here is a list of the fixed (Fijo) and mobil (Móvil) ones in Granada. »

Lorry Sheds Trailer

Sunday, April 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Lorry Sheds Trailer

The Guardia Civil de Tráfico had to close the north-bound lanes on the A-44 between the coast and Granada, more or less opposite the Lecrín junction. »

The Blue Zone Blitz

Sunday, April 14, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Blue Zone Blitz

Just reminder that Blue Zones on the Costa Tropical are in full force over Easter and Almuñécar/La Herradura are no exceptions. »

Looking Back: Mayor in Trouble

Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Martin Myall

Today's article from a decade back deals with the controversial (but never boring) then-Mayor of Almuñécar, entitled: Tribulations for the Mayor. »

Mickey Mouse Driving Licence

Saturday, April 13, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Mickey Mouse Driving Licence

The Traffic Police in Burgos arrested 69-year-old man, L.V.U. accused of falsifying an official document; i.e., forgery. »

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