Obesity Cremation Ban Dropped

Sunday, November 18, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Obesity Cremation Ban Dropped

The Head of the Public Health Board of the Regional Government for Valencia has reversed a prohibition on cremating obese bodies. »

10-Year-Old Prostituted

Sunday, November 18, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
10-Year-Old Prostituted

The Guardia Civil in Valladolid handed a 10-year-old girl over into the care of a children's home as they suspected that she was being prostituted. »

Why aren’t the Ski Slopes Open?

Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Martin Myall
Why aren’t the Ski Slopes Open?

That is a question that many people in Granada are asking as they look up and see the Sierra Nevada completely snow covered. »


Moroccans Need Accommodation

Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Moroccans Need Accommodation

A group of 37 Moroccans gathered in the Town Hall Square in Motril yesterday to ask for accommodation from the Town Hall. »

Paraglider Rescued from Tree

Friday, November 16, 2018
By Martin Myall
Paraglider Rescued from Tree

A German, paragliding enthusiast came down in a tree in Velilla, next to the church, around 16.00h this afternoon. »

The Almuñécar German-Speaking Club

Friday, November 16, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Almuñécar German-Speaking Club

The Almuñécar, Asociación de Germano-Parlantes (German-Speaking Club) had its annual get together in the Camping Costa Tropical earlier in the week. »

Brit Drug Runner Arrested

Friday, November 16, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Brit Drug Runner Arrested

A British subject was arrested and remanded in custody, accused of drug running, in an incident that took place on the 12th at Alicante-Elche Airport. »

Opposition To Pylon Invasion

Thursday, November 15, 2018
By Martin Myall
Opposition To Pylon Invasion

The question is whether the local opposition to the overhead, HT-line project that criss-cross Valle de Lecrín is justified or not. »

Cantarriján Clean Up

Thursday, November 15, 2018
By Louise Powell
Cantarriján Clean Up

Playa Patrol is the name of a group of volunteers in Almuñécar who have taken it upon themselves, using their spare time, to keep our beaches clean. »

Swedish Criminal Arrested

Thursday, November 15, 2018
By Martin Myall
Swedish Criminal Arrested

The Guardia Civil, as part of Operation Dajir, have arrested a Swedish national of Somalian origin belonging to a dangerous drugs gang. »

Romanian Burglars Caught

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Romanian Burglars Caught

Police Operation Cortijeros resulted in four arrests in connection with 18 break-ins around Nerja, Frigiliana and Torrox. »

Slow Junta over Riverbeds

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Slow Junta over Riverbeds

Almuñécar has been onto the Environmental Department of the Junta, yet again, for permission to clear the overgrown riverbeds itself. »

Mysterious Shots Fired in Motril

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Mysterious Shots Fired in Motril

An unknown man fired several shots in Motril on Monday evening, near the Cuartel de Simancas area; a busy area with its sports installations there. »

Salobreña Hiking Season

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
By Louise Powell
Salobreña Hiking Season

Dig out your hiking boots because Salobreña Town Hall has organised a whole season of walks in cooperation with Sinergya. »

Taking Stock of Housing Needs

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Taking Stock of Housing Needs

The Motril Town Hall has taken a good look at the town's housing and has decided that Motril needs more. »

Firework Factory Explosion

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
By Martin Myall
Firework Factory Explosion

There was an explosion in a firework factory in Guadix yesterday, which left three dead and two injured. »

The ANA Hot Winter Show

Monday, November 12, 2018
By Louise Powell
The ANA Hot Winter Show

The Artists’ Network Alpujarra's latest exhibition will feature 35 artists and will be held in Órgiva from the 17th of this month. Amongst the participating artists there are some... »

Politicians will be Politicians

Monday, November 12, 2018
By Martin Myall
Politicians will be Politicians

Almuñecar Town Hall and the Provincial Council are blaming each other for a lack of progress on the Turismo Tropical complex. »

Live Music in the Market

Monday, November 12, 2018
By Louise Powell
Live Music in the Market

Salobreña's municipal market will be the venue of live music on the 24th of this month, performed by Jambo Band. The band plays everything from Country & Western to... »

Paraglider Paseo Crash Landing

Sunday, November 11, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Paraglider Paseo Crash Landing

A paraglider enthusiast made an emergency landing on the Paseo de Velilla in Almuñécar yesterday afternoon. »

Foreigners in Kayaks Rescued

Sunday, November 11, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Foreigners in Kayaks Rescued

A Guardia Civil customs launch was called in to rescue three people in kayaks some two nautical miles out to sea. »

Enjoy Sierra Nevada in Safety

Sunday, November 11, 2018
By Louise Powell
Enjoy Sierra Nevada in Safety

The Parque Natural de Sierra Nevada has activated its winter, informative campaign so that members of the public can enjoy the sierras in safety. »

Daring Raid on Police Van

Sunday, November 11, 2018
By Martin Myall
Daring Raid on Police Van

A dangerous criminal managed to escape from police custody in Granada whilst he was being transported in a Guardia Civil van on Thursday. »

Salobreña Dodgy Car Sale

Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Salobreña Dodgy Car Sale

The Guardia Civil in Salobreña are investigating a possible case of kilometre-counter fraud on a 2nd-hand, car sale. They have questioned a 43-year-old, local man, who has a criminal... »

Herradura Brass Band Festival

Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Herradura Brass Band Festival

La Herradura is holding a brass-band festival in the auditorium in the Centro Cívico this evening at 20.30h. »

Stolen Cars Detected in ITVs

Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Martin Myall
Stolen Cars Detected in ITVs

So far this year, the Guardia Civil have recovered 15 cars in Granada that had been stolen in othe EU countries and imported into Spain. »

Motril’s New Businesses Open

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Martin Myall
Motril’s New Businesses Open

The businesses going up on the shopping centre next to Al Campo in Motril are beginning to open their doors. »

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