Almuñécar Market Controversy

Thursday, April 26, 2018
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Market Controversy

Juan Carlos Benavides said, as Spokesman for the Almuñécar PA, said that it is lamentable that the municipal market is going to disappear. »

Body Found in Torrox

Thursday, April 26, 2018
By Editor
Body Found in Torrox

There was a gruesome find in Torrox at the beginning of the week when workers found a body under a bridge near the autovia. »

Drugs, Fires & Noise in Motril

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Drugs, Fires & Noise in Motril

A haul of hashish was recovered from Playa Granada in Motril, on Friday the 20th, 40 packages were discovered there. »


Police Station Repaired

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Martin Myall
Police Station Repaired

It took ten years and half a million euros to sort out Motril's biggest botchjob - the new police station for the Policía Nacional. »

II Ruta del Puchero de la Abuela

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
II Ruta del Puchero de la Abuela

La Herradura bar, El Salero won the Puchero Más Original 2018 in the Tapa-Route Competition with their Olla de Bombay. »

Avenida de Andalucia Work

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
By Martin Myall
Avenida de Andalucia Work

Residents of Almuñécar will have noticed that work has begun on the upper half of the Avenida de Andalucía this week. »

Salobreña Bickering

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
By Martin Myall
Salobreña Bickering

After the PP Salobreña opposition party's gripe about the town's sports facility, the Sports Councillor has scathingly responded. »

New Immigrant Holding Centre

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
New Immigrant Holding Centre

The Defence Ministry has formally ceded the EVA-9 Air base in Motril to the Interior Ministry for it to be made into an immigrant holding centre. »

Caused by State of Road

Monday, April 23, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Caused by State of Road

A law court in Málaga has found in favour of a road-accident-victim's family against the Vélez-Málaga Town Hall over the state of the road. »

Signatures for Medical Facilities

Monday, April 23, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Signatures for Medical Facilities

Politicians from the Almuñécar opposition party, the PA, handed over 3,000 signatures at the town medical centre demanding promised medical facilities. »

All The Money in The World

Monday, April 23, 2018
By Maria Hehir
All The Money in The World

The next film in English-language film in Almuñecar will be All the Money in the World, based on the kidnapping of John Paul Getty's grandson. »

Unique Herradura Exhibition

Sunday, April 22, 2018
By Gazette Reader
Unique Herradura Exhibition

The Emmy-nominated TV and Film Art Director, Don Dossett, will be holding an exhibition of his work in the La Herradura Civic Centre starting Monday 23rd April. »

Dead Horse on Beach

Sunday, April 22, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Dead Horse on Beach

The company that is charged with maintaining the beaches in Almuñécar and La Herradura, Urbaser, came across a dead horse on Playa Cabalajío. »

Father Stabs His Own Child

Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Father Stabs His Own Child

A father, who had stabbed and killed his 8-year-old son, turned himself in to the Guardia Civil in Almería yesterday evening. »

Suspect Burglars Arrested

Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Suspect Burglars Arrested

Two youths have been arrested in Almuñécar, suspected of being responsible for two break-in around the town. »

A Walk in the Park

Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
A Walk in the Park

The Almuñécar hiking club (PMD) has organised a walk through the heartland of the Parque Natural de la Sierra de Huétor. »

The End of ETA?

Friday, April 20, 2018
By Martin Myall
The End of ETA?

The Basque terrorist group, ETA, has officially asked to be forgiven today, announcing its dissolution in 15 days. »

Motril Book Fair

Friday, April 20, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Book Fair

The Motril Annual Book Fair (the 37th) will be held at its usual location of Plaza de Aurora from to to the 29th. »

Castle Guitar Concert

Friday, April 20, 2018
By Louise Powell
Castle Guitar Concert

Irish guitarist, Manus Noble, will be giving a performance on Saturday the 21st at 20.30h in La Herradura Castle. »

Water Park Needs Staff

Thursday, April 19, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Water Park Needs Staff

The Almuñécar water park, Aquatropic, is taking on extra staff for its 30th anniversary, giving the installations a total of 70 personnel. »

Body Found in Recycling Plant

Thursday, April 19, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Body Found in Recycling Plant

The Policía Nacional were called in after the discovery of a mangled body in a cardboard, recycling plant in Granada. »

Otívar’s Níspola Weekend

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Martin Myall
Otívar’s Níspola Weekend

It's the Golden Níspora Fiesta in Otívar this weekend, with plenty of activities: painting exhibitions, martial arts, cooking, a handicraft market, live music and more... »

Wasting Resources

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Wasting Resources

The local opposition party, Ciudadanos in La Herradura has complained about the work being carried out on the Paseo Marítimo Andrés Segovia. »

A Handbrake Turn of Events

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
A Handbrake Turn of Events

A resident of Padul (Valle de Lecrín) had to be hospitalised after being knocked down by her own car. »

Granada Rocks!

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Granada Rocks!

Sixteen earth tremors have been registered on seismographs yesterday around the provincial capital. »

The Long Wait

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Long Wait

What first was reported as a mugging appears to be an act of revenge by the father of a murdered 4-year-old girl. »

Gardener Arrested

Monday, April 16, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Gardener Arrested

A gardener has been arrested in Rincón de la Victoria, accused of stealing from the homes where he works. »

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