Film: A United Kingdom

Friday, October 20, 2017
By Maria Hehir
Film: A United Kingdom

The next film in English (with subtitles in Spanish) to be shown in Almuñécar will be A United Kingdom on Tuesday the 24th at 19.00h in the Casa de la Cultura. »

Flamenco Guitar Festival

Friday, October 20, 2017
By Louise Powell
Flamenco Guitar Festival

The Flamenco Guitar Festival began yesterday evening but will run until Saturday, giving Almuñécar residents and visitors alike three days of excellent Flamenco-Guitar performances. »

Motril Violin & Piano Concert

Thursday, October 19, 2017
By Louise Powell
Motril Violin & Piano Concert

(ICT) Juventudes Musicales de Motril will be continuing with their string of programmed concerts, starting this Saturday. »


Motril Stabbing over Noise

Thursday, October 19, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Stabbing over Noise

(FVM) A man in Motril was arrested by the Policía Nacional after allegedly stabbing several times a neighbour over an excessive-noise dispute. »

Reader’s Letter: Our Beaches

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Gazette Reader
Reader’s Letter: Our Beaches

(KAR) I would like to share a story with you. It’s the real story of men and women who deserve all our respect for doing a hard job that... »

Greenhouse Demolition on Hold

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Greenhouse Demolition on Hold

(OIL) It really doesn’t matter how you look at it, to deprive dozens of families of their livelihood at the tail end of this economic crisis seems illogical at... »

Bungee Death Judicial Update

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Bungee Death Judicial Update

(DEL) Readers will remember the bungee-jumping accident on a bridge between Béznar and Lanjarón, resulting in the death of a young British woman - the trial is reaching its... »

Non-Smoking Beach

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Non-Smoking Beach

The Mayor of Motril, Flor Almón, and health representatives from the Junta and Hospital Santa Ana have signed a pact that will see a Motril beach area converted to... »

Almuñécar Paragliding Death

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Paragliding Death

There is still very little information but what we do know is that a paragliding pilot died as a result of an accident yesterday afternoon in Almuñécar. »

Galicia Burns

Monday, October 16, 2017
By Martin Myall
Galicia Burns

Galicia has always been synonymous with lush, green countryside and rolling forests but a combination of arsonists and a bludgeoning drought is turning swathes of the region into wasteland. »

Holy Hand-Grenade?

Monday, October 16, 2017
By Martin Myall
Holy Hand-Grenade?

A rather strange object was uncovered behind the municipal cemetery in Vélez-Málaga. It looked like a hand-grenade but it had an ornate designs. »

Mayor’s Car Stolen

Monday, October 16, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Mayor’s Car Stolen

A 24-year-old local from Láchar has been arrested for allegedly stealing a town-hall, official car; the one the mayor uses. »

MTV Lands in La Herradura

Sunday, October 15, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
MTV Lands in La Herradura

(HMI) Are you too old to know what the MTV is? Nah! Yes the MTV is an American cable & satellite TV channel; do the annual MTV Awards... »

Football Derby Controversy

Sunday, October 15, 2017
By David Darby
Football Derby Controversy

(JOA) The first ever El Clasico del Almunecar was abandoned after 65 minutes on Saturday night. I have been fortunate enough to report on many football matches in my... »

Lottery Win in Motril

Sunday, October 15, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Lottery Win in Motril

The First Prize of the Lotería Nacional, which was held last Saturday, landed in Motril, with the number 22993 winning 600.000 euros. »

Almuñécar Art Exhibition

Sunday, October 15, 2017
By Louise Powell
Almuñécar Art Exhibition

There is a collective arts exhibition running until Saturday the 21st of this month at the Almuñécar Casa de la Cultura. »

Rancho Río Verde News

Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Rancho Río Verde News

The Almuñécar Town Hall has begun the paperwork for the eventual retarmacking of the Camino/Calle Rancho Río Verde. »

Pampaneira Fair This Weekend

Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Louise Powell
Pampaneira Fair This Weekend

Fancy a trip up to the Alpujarra? It will be worth it because up to Sunday the 15th of October Pampaneira will be holding its its annual fair. »

Aggression in Plaza de Madrid

Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Aggression in Plaza de Madrid

An Almuñécar man is facing a 4.5-year sentence for beating up another man back in June 2013. »

Eurofighter Down

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Eurofighter Down

On Spain’s equivalent to the Armed Forces Day, the 12th of October, an aircraft taking part in the aerial display crashed, killing the pilot. »

Pirates of the Caribbean V

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Maria Hehir
Pirates of the Caribbean V

Almuñécar's next film in English (with subtitles in Spanish) will be Pirates of the Caribbean 5. Dead Men Tell No Tales. »

Heaven Sent, Costas Taken

Thursday, October 12, 2017
By Martin Myall
Heaven Sent, Costas Taken

On the 16th of this month, Costas intends to bulldoze 25 hectares of plastic greenhouses between La Rábita and El Pozuelo - and it’s been a long time coming. »

Good Granada Airport Figures

Thursday, October 12, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Good Granada Airport Figures

Granada Airport (Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén) closed its September figures with 86,140 passengers, which is nearly 25% up on last year. »

The Junkie, Gypsy and The Dead

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Martin Myall
The Junkie, Gypsy and The Dead

You could write crime novels about the sort of things that go on around our province. Take the case of the murder of José León, for example. »

Roadworks in Lobres

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Roadworks in Lobres

On Friday the 6th work began on the old irrigation-channel lane in Lobres, which had been damaged in a storm in 2005. By the 20th, the work should have... »

Sacred Tyres

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Sacred Tyres

The Guardia Civil are looking into a strange incident that took place in a hamlet called Delgadillo (Gobernador) during their fiestas. »

Bogus Endesa Visits

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Bogus Endesa Visits

(FVM) We’ve all heard about bogus gasmen who target pensioners, either by carrying out inspections then charging ridiculous amounts, or stealing valuables, but here's new scam. »