The Secret Lives of Pets

Saturday, October 1, 2016
By Maria Hehir
The Secret Lives of Pets

I'm pleased to announce the return of the 'Film in English' in Almuñécar for another season. The first film to be shown will be The Secret Life of Pets. »

A-7 Dangerous Driver Sentenced

Saturday, October 1, 2016
By Martin Myall
A-7 Dangerous Driver Sentenced

A 30-year-old man was found guilty of dangerous driving and DUI for putting other drivers' lives at risk on the A-7, and was sentenced to a year's imprisonment. »

Padul Trembles

Saturday, October 1, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Padul Trembles

An earth tremor shook the inhabitants of Padul and those of the surrounding area, as a parting gift from a bone-dry September. »


Interview: Gym Halama

Saturday, October 1, 2016
By Bridget Rose O'Haire
Interview: Gym Halama

I sat with Gym Halama at her Sandpit Gallery; a converted stables in the orange groves of Chite: »

Interview: Roland Fade

Friday, September 30, 2016
By Bridget Rose O'Haire
Interview: Roland Fade

I sat down with internationally acclaimed artist Rowland Fade – a self-proclaimed “lone wolf” who moved to Almuñécar in the 60’s – to chat about art, life and no... »

Hiking Season Begins

Friday, September 30, 2016
By Louise Powell
Hiking Season Begins

A great start to Almuñécar's new hiking season; great weather, great route; i.e., between Trevélez and Juviles. »

Post-Brexit Health Coverage

Friday, September 30, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Post-Brexit Health Coverage

The Spanish Foreign Minister has announced that Madrid is trying to close a deal that would have the UK Government cover the costs of expats using the Spanish health... »

Underground Bins Cleansed

Thursday, September 29, 2016
By Martin Myall
Underground Bins Cleansed

This week saw the spacemen (FCC workers in their togs) out disinfecting and cleaning out Almuñécar's and La Herradura's underground rubbish bins. »

Two Painting Exhibitions

Thursday, September 29, 2016
By Louise Powell
Two Painting Exhibitions

The residents of the Costa Tropical will have the opportunity to visit two art exhibitions during October; one in Almuñécar and one in Motril. »

Small Jete Fire

Thursday, September 29, 2016
By Martin Myall
Small Jete Fire

Despite being of very small proportions, the small fire that broke out within the municipality of Jete on the 24th received lots of attention and was quickly extinguished. »

La Herradura’s Sea Festival

Thursday, September 29, 2016
By Gazette Reader
La Herradura’s Sea Festival

The VI La Herradura Sea Festival will take place on 7th/8th October. The theme is: La Mar de Vida - tan cerca, tan fragil. »

Our Virtual Environment

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Zen2net
Our Virtual Environment

In 1938 a Portland, Oregon pharmacist named Edwin Eugene Mayer took the first steps toward the creation of the 3D View Master - Was this perhaps a precursor of... »

Wine Wonders

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Axel E. Thieke G.P.
Wine Wonders

Many observational studies have shown that moderate alcohol drinkers have lower rates of diabetes and cardiovascular problems than do nondrinkers or heavy drinkers. »

Bogus Gasmen Arrested

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Bogus Gasmen Arrested

The police have brought two men from Cájar before a magistrate for allegedly having swindled an elderly lady of several hundred euros. »

Almuñécar Hiper Progress

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Hiper Progress

The Russian businessmen behind the Hiper project have got things moving again after more than year of the project lying dead in the water. »

Noise and The Law

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By Maria Teresa Velasco
Noise and The Law

According to a study of the European Union, 25% of EU citizens are exposed regularly to sound levels above 65 decibels. »

Pairing Cheese and Wine

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By Peter Eacersall
Pairing Cheese and Wine

General de Gaulle, the former president of France once said that it was impossible to govern a country that produced 250 different cheeses! Today it's more like 350. »

Nerja Cine Club October

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By Paula Anthony
Nerja Cine Club October

The complete film guide for October provided by the Nerja Cine Club, including, The Dressmaker with Kate Winslet (Australia 2015 »

Motril Bomb Jitters

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Bomb Jitters

The bomb-disposal squad was out last night after a suspicious package was found outside the Motril law courts. »

October 2016 PDF Available

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By Martin Myall
October 2016 PDF Available

The October edition of the Seaside Gazette is now available in PDF format for downloading. »

Salobreña Regatta Held

Monday, September 26, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Salobreña Regatta Held

A lack of good sailing wind didn't stop the small sailboat regatta taking place over the weekend of the 25th/26th, organized by the Real Club Náutico. »

Tropen Slashes Prices

Monday, September 26, 2016
By Martin Myall
Tropen Slashes Prices

I recently spoke with Marcel at the Tropen Garden Centre, which is very near the Granada junction on the N-340. He told me about some great discounts. »

Monday Culture in Motril

Monday, September 26, 2016
By Louise Powell
Monday Culture in Motril

Classical music and discussions on culture in Motril, today, Monday the 26th. »

Medical Centre Renamed

Sunday, September 25, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Medical Centre Renamed

The Salobreña Centro de Salud now has a new name: Carmen Contreras, in honour of the ex-Head of the centre between 2009 and 2014. »

Reyma Paints & Decoration

Sunday, September 25, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Reyma Paints & Decoration

It doesn't matter where you are on the western end of Costa Tropical, there is Reyma paint shop nearby, be it Almuñécar or Motril, where there are three. »

Daughter Avenges Mother

Saturday, September 24, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Daughter Avenges Mother

A woman in Nerja was arrested for allegedly stabbing her ex-husband in retaliation for his alleged attempt to run her mother over. »

Stolen Van Chase

Saturday, September 24, 2016
By Editor
Stolen Van Chase

The Motril-based Policía Nacional, with the help of the Policía Local, managed to finally arrest two individuals after a car chase through town involving a stolen van. »