Churches & Building Licences

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Churches & Building Licences

Work on iglesia del Carmen on Calle Las Cañas in Motril has finally concluded, meaning that the Semana Santa will see it back in use. »

La Herradura Work Continues

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
La Herradura Work Continues

Do you know when La Herradura got its first water-mains supply and sewage system? It was in 1962 - 57 years later, it's getting it all renewed. »

Body Found in Motril Field

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Body Found in Motril Field

The Policía Nacional in Motril are investigating the discovery of a body on Sunday the 23rd in the vega not far from the Ronda Sur road. »


Town Hall Wins Herradura Case

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
By Martin Myall
Town Hall Wins Herradura Case

Did you know that the La Herradura sports centre has parking underneath it? Well, it does and it's been closed for twelve years. »

Community Beach Clean Up

Monday, September 24, 2018
By Gazette Reader
Community Beach Clean Up

Ann Jenkins is currently organizing a Community Beach Clean Up in La Herradura and Marina del Este on Saturday, October 6 from 10:00am until 12:30pm. »

Enterprise vs. Red Tape

Monday, September 24, 2018
By Martin Myall
Enterprise vs. Red Tape

Costa Tropical will be losing its only sightseeing catamaran, thanks to illogical bureaucratic obstacles - something that is endemic in Granada. »

Autumn Arrives

Sunday, September 23, 2018
By Martin Myall
Autumn Arrives

Autumn started this morning at 03.54h (CET+1) and will last 89 days and 20 hours, finishing on the 21st of December. »

Mobile Coverage vs Digital TV

Sunday, September 23, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Mobile Coverage vs Digital TV

The Motril Town Hall has admitted that since 4G coverage was introduced into Motril on the 800MHz band, TV reception has gone downhill. »

Weeding Out The Councillor

Sunday, September 23, 2018
By Martin Myall
Weeding Out The Councillor

A socialist councillor at the Pampaneira (Alpujarra) Town Hall has had to resign after the Guardia Civil discovered an outdoor, marihuana plantation on his property. »

New Torrox Speed Camera

Saturday, September 22, 2018
By Martin Myall
New Torrox Speed Camera

The Mayor of Torrox has gleefuly made it known that they have installed a speed camera at the entrance to the town, however, there's no need to panic quite... »

The Sea Brings Another Body

Saturday, September 22, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
The Sea Brings Another Body

There has been another body discovered, floating off the Costa Tropical, the third in one week, coming after the La Herradura and Motril ones. »

Dead Fish Litter Beach

Friday, September 21, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Dead Fish Litter Beach

It was a beachgoer on Playa San Cristóbal in Almuñécar who found hundreds of dead fish, washed up onto the shore yesterday. »

Rock Groups & Brass Bands

Friday, September 21, 2018
By Louise Powell
Rock Groups & Brass Bands

There will be a rock concert in the Almuñécar Town Hall Square this evening - it was originally programmed for last week but was postponed owing to the... »

Chamber Music & More

Friday, September 21, 2018
By Louise Powell
Chamber Music & More

The Festival de Música de Cámara will begin in Motril on Saturday the 22nd with performances each evening up to and including the 30th. »

Bodies Identified as Immigrants

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Bodies Identified as Immigrants

It has been confirmed that the two bodies retrieved from the sea this week; one in La Herradura Bay and one several miles off Motril, were immigrants. »

Junta Acts Against Plastic Waste

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Junta Acts Against Plastic Waste

The Junta de Andalucía has set in motion a campaign for the retrieval of discarded plastic from the greenhouses that has been dumped in gullies and ramblas. »

Rubbish Collection Switch Over

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Rubbish Collection Switch Over

Well, summer's over, bar the shouting, so it's back to normal rubbish-collection times in Almuñécar, explained the Town Hall. »

Ramblas Not Ready for Rains

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Martin Myall
Ramblas Not Ready for Rains

After the first rains, beaches at the mouths of numerous ramblas were strewn with cane and other vegetation. Such was the case with Playa Granada in Motril, for example. »

Body Found in La Herradura Bay

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Body Found in La Herradura Bay

The body of a woman was found floating in La Herradura Bay yesterday morning in an advanced state of decomposition. »

Gas Pipe Ruptured

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Martin Myall
Gas Pipe Ruptured

The roadworks on Calle Ancha in Motril has struck another problem, this time it was a fractured gas pipe caused by a JCB (backhoe loader). »

New Guardia Post for Órgiva

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
New Guardia Post for Órgiva

The Guardia Civil presence in Órgiva will stay, after all; something that will make more than a few people sleep more soundly now that any doubt has been laid... »

San Sebastian Car Accident

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
San Sebastian Car Accident

Despite the state of the car that had been involved in a car accident near the plaza de la Santa Cruz (Almuñécar), nobody was injured. »

Work Near Fire Station

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
By Martin Myall
Work Near Fire Station

Wouldn't it be nice to just hand over the keys to your car and let somebody else park it? In Almuñécar they will do that for you... »

Wet, Wet, Wet Weekend

Monday, September 17, 2018
By Martin Myall
Wet, Wet, Wet Weekend

Well that was a wet weekend, from the north of the province to the south. Take Campotéjar on the Jaén border where the river burst its banks, for example. »

Romería del Sur 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018
By Louise Powell
Romería del Sur 2018

The big day for Salobreña's Romería del Sur will be Sunday the 30th, but festivities will begin on the Friday, of course. »

Tent City Woes

Monday, September 17, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Tent City Woes

Placing 13 tents, capable of housing 20 people each, on a large expanse of concrete without drainage was not a good idea. »

Body Found off Castell Beach

Sunday, September 16, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Body Found off Castell Beach

The body of a man was discovered floating just off a beach within the municipality of Castell de Ferro yesterday afternoon. »

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