Charity 2nd-Hand Book Fair

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
By Louise Powell
Charity 2nd-Hand Book Fair

The Plaza de la Constitución in Almuñécar, better known as the Town Hall Square amongst foreigners, will be the venue for a charity, book fair. »

Protestors in the Market

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
By Martin Myall
Protestors in the Market

The Almuñécar Municipal Market affair continues to fester; the latest development was a demonstration staged inside the market itself. »

Brit Drowned in Calahonda

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
By Martin Myall
Brit Drowned in Calahonda

A British man drowned around midday today whilst out swimming off Playa de La Calahonda. »


Blasphemy in the 21st Century

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Blasphemy in the 21st Century

Spanish actor, Willy Toledo, who has been taken to court for insulting God and the Virgin has come out in support of a Spanish comedian, Carlos Santiago. »

Port Tents to be Replaced

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Port Tents to be Replaced

After being flooded out in recent days owing to the rainfall, it has been decided to provide better accommodation for immigrants than just tents in the Motril port. »

No Mail Today

Monday, October 22, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
No Mail Today

On the 1st of October Correos announced that they would no longer be delivering to the Orgiva dependency of Las Barreras - *Gasp!* »

Fireman Drowned in Flood

Monday, October 22, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Fireman Drowned in Flood

The Costa Tropical seems to have escaped the heavy rains, but that was not the case on the east coast of Spain or in the province of Málaga. »

Carchuna-Calahonda Sulks

Sunday, October 21, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Carchuna-Calahonda Sulks

The First Councillor of Carchuna-Calahonda is not a happy bunny over Torrenueva's independence, or better said, her lack of it for her townships. »

Brit Caught Growing Cannabis

Sunday, October 21, 2018
By Martin Myall
Brit Caught Growing Cannabis

A young British man has been arrested in Cañar after a plantation of 2,436 cannabis plants were discovered on land managed by him. »

The Supreme Flip Flops

Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Supreme Flip Flops

No, it's not about footwear but about the behaviour of the Supreme Court of the land's behaviour over mortgage Stamp Duties. »

Al Campo Raided

Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Al Campo Raided

Three hooded men broke into Al Campo in Motril in the early hours of yesterday and raided the mobile-phone shop, The Phone House »

Almuñécar Car Accident

Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Car Accident

As a rainy Saturday begins we report on a road accident in Almuñécar on Thursday in which a driver lost control of the vehicle with it leaving the road... »

The Lost Fleet

Friday, October 19, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
The Lost Fleet

Today is the 456th anniversary of the foundering of the Spanish fleet in La Herradura bay during the reign of Philip II. »

Good News on Mortgages

Friday, October 19, 2018
By Martin Myall
Good News on Mortgages

The Spanish Supreme Court has just reversed its own findings and sentenced that the banks should have paid the costs in a mortgage transaction. »

The Mancomunidad’s Extra Cash

Friday, October 19, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
The Mancomunidad’s Extra Cash

The Mancomunidad de Municipios (Area Council) held an Extraordinary General Meeting yesterday resulting in good news for small villages. »

Fired for Heartless Comment

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By Martin Myall
Fired for Heartless Comment

Whilst most people were moved and saddened by the death of a Guardia Civil policeman a couple of days ago, there will always be somebody who thinks it's funny. »

Largest Sailing Ship Arrives

Thursday, October 18, 2018
By Martin Myall
Largest Sailing Ship Arrives

For those of you that missed the aircraft carrier at Motril Port, you now have the chance of seeing a magestic sailing ship, The Royal Clipper. »

Once in a Year Walk

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Once in a Year Walk

The Club Deportivo y Cultural, El Sendero has organised the IX Travesía Popular de Montaña Costa Tropical for the 28th of this month. This yearly event aims to promote... »

Almuñécar Cultural Fortnight

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Louise Powell
Almuñécar Cultural Fortnight

(DCU 15) Some cultural events for you, lined up in the Casa de la Cultura, including Tango, Flamenco-guitar concerts, Blues, classical guitar concerts and a craft & arts exhibitions. »

Paraglider Dies in Accident

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Paraglider Dies in Accident

Around 14.00h yesterday afternoon a German paraglider met his death in a flying accident caused by his lines tangling. »

Cyclists in Road Accident

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Cyclists in Road Accident

There was an accident in Vélez de Benaudalla on Saturday involving a collision between two cyclists on the entrance road to the village. »

Guardia Killer Caught

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Guardia Killer Caught

The suspect behind the killing of a Guardia Civil officer in the early hours of yesterday morning has been arrested. »

Guardia Shot and Killed

Monday, October 15, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Guardia Shot and Killed

A Guardia Civil policeman was shot and killed in the early hours of this morning after flagging down a vehicle whilst carrying out a spot check following a robbery... »

Massive Drain Clearing Operation

Monday, October 15, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Massive Drain Clearing Operation

The water utility company, Aguas y Servicios, which provides service for the Costa Tropical and the Alpujarra, has been out clearing drains. »

The Other Bubble Trouble

Monday, October 15, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Other Bubble Trouble

The housing-market bubble taught us that bricks are not always the safest investment, despite what our parents had drummed into us, but it's not over. »

Pampaneira’s Handicraft Fair

Sunday, October 14, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Pampaneira’s Handicraft Fair

Our regional Prime Minister, Susana Diaz, has been visiting Pampaneira during this XXXII Feria de Artesanía, Turismo y Agricultura Ecológica this weekend. »

New Almuñécar Law Courts

Sunday, October 14, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
New Almuñécar Law Courts

The Junta de Andalucía has opened a period for premises owners to submit offers for the lease of office space to house law courts in Almuñécar. »

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