La Herradura Paseo Work

Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
La Herradura Paseo Work

The original idea was to begin work on the paseo in La Herradura at the beginning of the year, finishing before tourist season, but things seldom go to plan. »

Almuñécar Breakwater Repaired

Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Breakwater Repaired

Work has begun on the groyne/breakwater in front of Las Góndolas in Almuñécar with a JCB working literally amongst the waves, perched on the boulders. »

Waterspout off Almuñécar

Friday, March 24, 2017
By Martin Myall
Waterspout off Almuñécar

It’s not the first time that we have reported on a waterspout just off Almuñécar’s beaches but this time the phenomenon appears to have made the national news. »


Hiking Route Improvements

Friday, March 24, 2017
By Martin Myall
Hiking Route Improvements

The Environmental Department of the Junta de Andalucia is working on the hiking route within the municipality of Otivar, above the Junta de los Rios. »

Street-work on Calle Huelva

Friday, March 24, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Street-work on Calle Huelva

Now it's the turn of Calle Huelva in Almuñécar for a facelift in the relentless renovation programme for pedestrian streets leading off Avendida Juan Carlos I. »

Nerja April Cine Club

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By Paula Anthony
Nerja April Cine Club

Here is the list of foreign-language films to be screened in Nerja by the Cine Club during the month of April, plus an opera with Placido Domingo. »

Pinching Postie Before Court

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Pinching Postie Before Court

The Public Prosecutor is recommending a 5.5-year sentence for a postoffice worker in Motril for allegedly pocketing 126,160 euros belonging to several customers. »

La Herradura Castle Concert

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By Louise Powell
La Herradura Castle Concert

Stephen Hill, guitar maker in La Herradura, is organising another concert in the series Maestros de la Guitarra on the 25th of March at 20:30h in the Castillo de... »

La Herradura Mathematics Olympics

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
La Herradura Mathematics Olympics

The 2017 national mathematics competition, (provincial level) which was held in the Centro Cívico in La Herradura, enjoyed wide participation. »

Drunk Driver Rampage

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Drunk Driver Rampage

drunk driver caused mayhem in Torre del Mar in the early hours of the 18th but fortunately nobody was hurt, although damage was caused. »

Nerja Mountain Rescue

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
By Paula Anthony
Nerja Mountain Rescue

A 65-year-old Spanish tourist had to be rescued by a specialised Guardia Civil unit from a peak above Nerja, Pico del Cisne, on the 19th of March. »

Granada Arrest of Motril Suspect

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Granada Arrest of Motril Suspect

An alleged thief has been arrested in the city of Granada, accused of six break-ins within Motril, through forcing the security shutters and breaking windows. »

Film in English – Gernika

Monday, March 20, 2017
By David Darby
Film in English – Gernika

The Almuñécar film in English (with subtitles in Spanish) this week will be Guernika. TOMORROW Tuesday 21st March at 1800 hrs in the main auditorium, Casa de la Cultura. »

Almuñécar Moped ITV Visit

Monday, March 20, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Moped ITV Visit

he mobile ITV workshop for mopeds will be visiting Almuñécar on Tuesday the 21st of March. »

La Herradura Photo Exhibition

Monday, March 20, 2017
By Louise Powell
La Herradura Photo Exhibition

Foto Club Almuñécar – La Herradura, has mounted an exposition of photos in the municipal market in La Herradura, which will run severa months. »

New Municipal Pool Hours

Sunday, March 19, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
New Municipal Pool Hours

Salobreña Councillor for Sports, Manuel Guirado, has announced new opening hours for the municipal swimming pool, starting from Monday the 20th. »

Army Trains in Motril

Sunday, March 19, 2017
By Martin Myall
Army Trains in Motril

Until the 24th of March the Spanish Army will be holding manoeuvres in the Motril area with the deployment of a SAM batteries. »

Almuñécar March Cultural Agenda

Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Louise Powell
Almuñécar March Cultural Agenda

The Almuñécar Cultural Agenda for the month of March, including classical concerts, art exhibitions and lectures. »

Motril Traffic Restrictions

Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Traffic Restrictions

There will be traffic restrictions in Motril today and tomorrow because of the bicycle race that will be routed through the town. »

Skiers Trapped

Friday, March 17, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Skiers Trapped

There was quite a commotion in the Canary Islands when the cablecars on the ski slopes broke down, leaving over a hundred tourists trapped at the top of the... »

Angry Bees vs Cyclists

Friday, March 17, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Angry Bees vs Cyclists

A group of cyclists was attacked by a swarm of bees within the municipality of Vélez Benaudalla - the video has gone viral with over 86,000 hits. »

Permanent Fairground for Lobres

Thursday, March 16, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Permanent Fairground for Lobres

The formal act for the compulsory purchase of land in Lobres for the municipal fairground took place on the morning of the 10th of March - the process has... »

Salobreña Card

Thursday, March 16, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Salobreña Card

The Salobreña association for traders and businesses (ACESA) has come up with a discount card, which has a double aim: stimulate purchases and support local businesses »

Elderly Woman Stabbed

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Elderly Woman Stabbed

The body of a 91-year-old was discovered in her home at 4 Calle Pablo Picasso in Motril - she had been stabbed to death. »

Killed by Falling Branch

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Killed by Falling Branch

A young girl was killed outside her school by a falling branch during high winds in Toledo on Monday the 13th. »

A Death in Motril

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
A Death in Motril

A man in Motril died after falling out of a tree on Tuesday the 7th - it wasn’t a high one but it was on the edge of an... »

De Tropen’s Classic BBQ’s

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By Martin Myall
De Tropen’s Classic BBQ’s

De Tropen has a new and very interesting item in stock: the OFYR's cone shaped fire bowl; a classical design for your BBQ’s now that spring is here. »