Clubs & Associations Fair

Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Louise Powell
Clubs & Associations Fair

The annual clubs and associations fair has come around again in Almuñécar and will be held tomorrow, Saturday, in the Parque El Majuelo. »

Salobreña Classic Bike Meet

Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Martin Myall
Salobreña Classic Bike Meet

Bike fans will be pleased to know that the IV Concentración de Motos Clásicas Classic Club Salubinia will be having its annual turn out. »

Flamenco Show: Woman

Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Editor
Flamenco Show: Woman

The acclaimed work of María Gómez 'La Canastera' arrives in Almuñecar with the presentation of her latest Flamenco show entitled, Mujer on June the 17th. »


Building Collapse Traps Workers

Friday, May 25, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Building Collapse Traps Workers

On the same day as the firework explosion in Galicia, rescue services were called in when a house collapsed in the centre of Madrid. »

Nerja Campervan Ban

Friday, May 25, 2018
By Martin Myall
Nerja Campervan Ban

It's the turn of Nerja to crack down on campervan tourism; the Town Hall has put up warnings at the entrances to town telling them they're not welcome. »

Salobreña Handmade Car Meet

Thursday, May 24, 2018
By Louise Powell
Salobreña Handmade Car Meet

The UK car club, Panther, will be putting some of its vehicles on display in Salobreña today on Plaza Juan Carlos I. »

Motril Air Show 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018
By Martin Myall
Motril Air Show 2018

A helicopter display team, a parachute display team, a wing walking woman, a Eurofighter, a large water bomber plus aerobatics galore at this year's Motril Air Show! »

Devastating Explosion in Galicia

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Devastating Explosion in Galicia

A tremendous explosion ripped a house apart and damaged many others after a clandestined firework store blew up in Galicia. »

Willy, Will He or Won’t He?

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
By Martin Myall
Willy, Will He or Won’t He?

Willy Toledo, who is being taken to court by a fundamentalist Catholic association, absolutely refuses to attend court to answer 'blasphemy' charges. »

Carchuna Castle Controversy

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
By Martin Myall
Carchuna Castle Controversy

The 24th of May will see the 80th anniversary of the rescue of Republican prisoners of war held captive in Carchuna fort. »

Immigrants Land on Castell Beach

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Immigrants Land on Castell Beach

Eleven illegal immigrants from North-West Africa were detained after having reached a beach within the municipality of Castell de Ferro. »

All in a Day’s Work

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
All in a Day’s Work

The mountain-rescue services in Granada were busy last Saturday, rescuing people both at 2,900 metres up and also much closer to sea level. »

Almuñécar Lottery Winner

Monday, May 21, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Lottery Winner

Last weekend saw an Almuñécar resident pick up a prize for nearly a quarter of a million euros, thanks to the ONCE lottery. »

Cost of Electricity Soars

Monday, May 21, 2018
By Martin Myall
Cost of Electricity Soars

And you think the price of petrol is going up fast - what about electricity! In the first fortnight of May the price per MWH went up 13%! »

Padul Flooding

Monday, May 21, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Padul Flooding

A cloud burst over Padul yesterday produced 40 litres per sq/m and in just under one hour, resulting in extensive flooding. »

Torrecuevas Romería Today

Sunday, May 20, 2018
By Martin Myall
Torrecuevas Romería Today

Torrecuevas in Almuñécar is celebrating its annual romeria today — a trog up the river in colourful togs and culminating in a feast. »

Almuñécar Mayor Visits Roadworks

Sunday, May 20, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Mayor Visits Roadworks

The Mayor of Almuñécar, Trinidad Herrera, is happy with the progress on Avenida de Andalucia, which she says, is ahead of schedule. »

Bulgarian Kills Mother & Cats

Sunday, May 20, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Bulgarian Kills Mother & Cats

A 38-year-old man from Bulgaria was arrested in Fuengirola at the beginning of the month, accused of murdering his mother and killing two of her cats. »

New La Herradura Urb.

Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
New La Herradura Urb.

The governing council of the Almuñécar Town Hall has given the green light for 90 new dwellings in La Herradura. »

Brimming Reservoirs

Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Martin Myall
Brimming Reservoirs

(COH02B) Rain is forecast for this weekend, adding to a nice, wet Spring, so it should be no surprise that the reservoirs are doing well. »

Motril Lorries Drugs Bust

Friday, May 18, 2018
By Martin Myall
Motril Lorries Drugs Bust

(KAR07) The Policía Nacional, in collaboration with the French police, have bust a drugs gang operating between Motril and France. »

Endesa Bill Phishing

Friday, May 18, 2018
By Editor
Endesa Bill Phishing

The police are asking members of the public to be alert for an online scam (phishing) involving Endesa bills. »

Snorkelers Caught Poaching

Thursday, May 17, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Snorkelers Caught Poaching

Almuñécar's Policía Local nabbed two snorkelers fishing for octopus illegally on Tuesday afternoon. »

Dozens of Ambulances Destroyed

Thursday, May 17, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Dozens of Ambulances Destroyed

A total of 35 ambulances have been destroyed or damaged by fire in Arrigorriaga, Vizcaya. There are strong indications that it was deliberate. »

Toddler Knocked Over

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Toddler Knocked Over

A 2-year-old girl was knocked down on a hard shoulder by a van near a gasolinera in Algarrobo last Saturday. The driver fled the scene without offering assistance. »

Hospital Staff Rebel

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Hospital Staff Rebel

Hospital Santa Ana in Motril is nine doctors down in the A&E Department, which has left the existing staff at the end of their tether. »

Jete Barranco Fire

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Jete Barranco Fire

Fire personnel from Almuñécar and two Infoca units tackled a mountain-brush fire on the Jete road just beyond the gasolinera heading north. »

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