El Convento March Events

Sunday, February 26, 2017
By David Darby
El Convento March Events

Celebrating their 2nd anniversary, El Convento (Almuñécar) is having a special music night on the 1st with music by Russell and Chris. »

Illegal Dog Fights Busted

Sunday, February 26, 2017
By Martin Myall
Illegal Dog Fights Busted

A huge police operation in Madrid, Alicante, Murcia and Tenerife has cracked an illegal, dog-fighting ring and rescued a total of 230 dogs. »

Repetitive Storm Damage

Sunday, February 26, 2017
By Martin Myall
Repetitive Storm Damage

It happens every year; winter, autumn and spring, beaches all along the Costa Tropical are eaten away by wind and wave action. »


Lentegí Infoca Accident

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Martin Myall
Lentegí Infoca Accident

An Infoca worker lost his life when his vehicle left the track on a hillside and plummeted down a gully yesterday. The accident occurred in above lentegí in an... »

International Club Donates

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
International Club Donates

The Club internacional de Salobreña handed over a donation of 150 euros to the Estrella de Mar association in support of their work. »

Almuñécar Music School Opens

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Music School Opens

The long-awaited Escuela de Música y Danza in Almuñécar will finally have its inauguration on Tuesday the 28th at 12.15h. »

Salobreña Castle News

Friday, February 24, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Salobreña Castle News

The Mayor of Salobreña said that they hope to have the castle completely open for Easter, with the whole monument being accessible. »

Stolen Bike Recovered

Friday, February 24, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Stolen Bike Recovered

The Almuñécar municipal police have recovered a scooter that was stolen last November, thanks to the plates not matching the make. »

Herradura Darts Championships

Friday, February 24, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Herradura Darts Championships

The Centro Cívico in La Herradura will be holding the XVIII Campeonato de Andalucía de Dardos Punta de Acero, from today. »

March Nerja Cine Programme

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By Paula Anthony
March Nerja Cine Programme

The March Nerja Cine Club programme with opera on Thursday the 23rd as a special treat. »

Fifty Mistreated Animals

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Fifty Mistreated Animals

Around fifty animals in a lamentable state were rescued by the Guardia Civil from an illegal kennel in Chiclana, Cádiz. »

Looming Docker Strike

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Martin Myall
Looming Docker Strike

Motril has 30 dockworkers who could all be out on strike, joining dockers all over Spain. »

Further Otívar Rock Fall

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By David Darby
Further Otívar Rock Fall

Following the damage caused when a large rock fell onto parked cars in Otívar last month, there has now been further slippage in the village. »

Royal Home to Luxury Hotel?

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Royal Home to Luxury Hotel?

Villa Astrida on Playa Granada in Motril was the home of the Belgian Monarchs, but it may soon become a luxury hotel. »

Swede Hijacks Butane Lorry

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Swede Hijacks Butane Lorry

The police have arrested a Swedish man after he stole a butane lorry in Barcelona a drove 3km the wrong way down a one-way system. »

Playa Poniente Flooded

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Playa Poniente Flooded

Playa Poniente in Motril has always been a problem as far as flooding goes; as soon as there is a gale, the sea comes in a swallows it... »

Brits in Nursing Home Death

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Brits in Nursing Home Death

An 86-year-old British man allegedly murdered his 79-year-old wife in a private nursing home in the region of Valencia. The incident took place in the town of Campello (Alicante)... »

Sexual Abuse Case Shelved

Monday, February 20, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Sexual Abuse Case Shelved

The Almuñécar law courts have decided to shelve the case against a man who worked in the Municipal Youth Department for sexual abuse against a minor. »

Hit-&-Run Fugitive Arrested

Monday, February 20, 2017
By Martin Myall
Hit-&-Run Fugitive Arrested

A man has finally been arrested over the killing of a Guardia Civil policeman in Almuñécar on the N-340 on the 15th of March, 2005. »

Fire in Almuñécar

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By David Darby
Fire in Almuñécar

Local Police, Guardia Civil and the Fire Service all turned up this afternoon, 19th February, in Calle Pablo Iglesias in Almuñécar following the report of a fire in an... »

Facade Embellishment Competition

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Facade Embellishment Competition

La Herradura will be holding the I Concurso de Embellecimiento de Fachadas y Rincones; i.e., prettiest facade competition. »

Bone-Marrow Donations

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Bone-Marrow Donations

You might have heard of the 7-year-old child in Almuñécar who needs a bone-marrow transplant - social media has been alive with it. Moved? Here's how you can donate. »

Don’t Forget!

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Anne Eastwood
Don’t Forget!

Today, Saturday, 18th at 20:00h, the Orquesta Sínfónica Ciudad de Atarfe will perform in Almuñécar in Igelsia de La Encarnación. »

More Than Bargained For

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
More Than Bargained For

The Guardia Civil in Granada arrested three young men and an underage girl for beating up a man who had paid to sleep with the girl. »

Film: A Quiet Passion

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Maria Hehir
Film: A Quiet Passion

Next week's English-language film in Almuñécar will be: A Quiet Passion, which is based on the life of Emily Dickinson. Please note that the film is on Monday,... »

Salobreña’s Medical Demands

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Salobreña’s Medical Demands

The rest of the town's political parties have backed the conservatives drive for a second emergency-department team in Salobreña. »

Río Verde Sewage Treatment

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Río Verde Sewage Treatment

The Chairman of the Mancomunidad confirmed that the project to connect up Jete, Otívar and Lentegí to the Almuñécar sewage treatment plant will soon be approved. »