Toddler Wanders the Streets

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Toddler Wanders the Streets

The Policía Local took charge of a 3-year old at 01.20h of Sunday the 15th in the centre of Jerez who had been found wandering barefoot and in his pyjamas. »

Salobreña Hiking Club

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Salobreña Hiking Club

Salobreña now has a municipal hiking club which will explore walks in both the provinces of Granada and Málaga. »

Noise from the Niche

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
By Martin Myall
Noise from the Niche

Around mid January there was an incident at a cemetery in Torrent (Valencia) when people reported hearing a noise coming from burial niche. »


Drugs on Playa de Granada

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Drugs on Playa de Granada

A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to land drugs on Playa Granada in Motril on the 9th; just over 29 kilos of hashish. »

Bad Barrio

Monday, January 16, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Bad Barrio

The Policía Nacional in Motril arrested three people and confiscated cocaine and nearly 300 cannabis plants in the Barrio de Huerta Carrasco. »

Gotcha!

Monday, January 16, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Gotcha!

The vandal who fired eleven rubbish hoppers in Motril in one night has reportedly been caught, red-handed, with the intent of torching another hopper. »

Piano & Cello Duet, Almuñécar

Sunday, January 15, 2017
By Louise Powell
Piano & Cello Duet, Almuñécar

On Monday the 16th there will be classical-music concert at the Almuñécar Casa de la Cultura at 20.00h. »

The Aquarium’s New Inmates

Sunday, January 15, 2017
By Martin Myall
The Aquarium’s New Inmates

The Acuario in Almuñécar has 50-odd new watery residents, announced the Councillor for the Environment, Luis Aragón. »

Corruption in Spain

Sunday, January 15, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Corruption in Spain

We all know corruption is rife, but a recent report drawn up by a judiciary body states that on average, three people a day are tried for it. »

Salobreña 2016 Tourism Figures

Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Salobreña 2016 Tourism Figures

The 2016 tourism figures are out for Salobreña and show that there were just over 25,000 visitors to the town during last year. »

Herradura Tortilla Winner

Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Martin Myall
Herradura Tortilla Winner

Chiringuito Bambú won La Herradura's I Ruta de la Tortilla, receiving the Best Omelette Award, Best Service and Most Original awards. »

Reckless Driver Hits Police Cars

Friday, January 13, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Reckless Driver Hits Police Cars

A man ploughed into a Guardia Civil road block that had been set up to stop him from continuing down the wrong way of the A-92 autovia near Guadix. »

Flea Market for Motril

Friday, January 13, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Flea Market for Motril

Starting from this Saturday,the 14th, Motril will be holding a weekly flea market, thanks to an agreement between ADREPEM and the Town Hall. »

Motril Arsonist Arrested

Thursday, January 12, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Arsonist Arrested

The municipal police in Motril have arrested a man suspected of having fired eleven rubbish hoppers in one night - Monday the 9th. »

ATM Blast Update

Thursday, January 12, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
ATM Blast Update

The explosion that wrecked the ATM in La Herradura in the early hours of Tuesday the 10th was the work of a gang that specialises in this kind of... »

El Gallinero – La Herradura

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By David Darby
El Gallinero – La Herradura

El Gallinero was always a La Herradura favourite and under the fresh guidance of Rafael and Amanda with a few new ideas and lots of enthusiasm, it will surely... »

Pub La Calle – Almuñécar

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By David Darby
Pub La Calle – Almuñécar

Do you like a bit of live music? Of course you do! Well look no further than Pub La Calle just off Kelibia Square in Almuñécar. They have live... »

Herradura ATM Blown Up

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By Martin Myall
Herradura ATM Blown Up

The Guardia Civil are investigating an attack against an ATM belonging to the BMN bank in La Herradura during the early hours of this morning, the 10th. »

Motril House Fire

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur

A 45-year-old man in Motril had to be treated for smoke poisoning after a house fire on Sunday the 8th of January. »

Music’s Going to The Dogs

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By Louise Powell
Music’s Going to The Dogs

There will be a charity concert with a performance by One for My Baby in aid of SOS Animales Motril and SOS Animales Calahonda on January the 20th. »

Almuñécar 2016 Tourist Figures

Monday, January 9, 2017
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar 2016 Tourist Figures

According the the Almuñécar Councillor for Tourism, the town received nearly 80,000 visitors during 2016; over three times its standing population. »

Dog Death Court Sentence

Monday, January 9, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Dog Death Court Sentence

A woman from Villabilla (Madrid) has received a 1-year suspended sentence for cruelty to an animal; she let her own dog starve. »

Unusual Bureaucracy

Sunday, January 8, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Unusual Bureaucracy

The provincial law court of Murcia has found a functionary (civil servant) guilty of demanding sex as payment for processing documents. »

Dangerous King

Sunday, January 8, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Dangerous King

The police in Carabanchel (Madrid) arrested a 43-year-old man for allegedly trying to kidnap a young boy during a Three-Kings' parade. »

Kidnapped

Saturday, January 7, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Kidnapped

A man from Novelda (Alicante) allegedly kept his Romanian ex-partner prisoner for six months in a house without electricity and other prime necessities. »

English Film: Passengers

Saturday, January 7, 2017
By Maria Hehir
English Film: Passengers

The English-language film to be shown in Almuñécar next week will be Passengers. There was no film during Christmas period. »

Parque de las Américas

Friday, January 6, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Parque de las Américas

The Motril Town Hall is giving the Parque de las Américas a bit of a face lift, more specifically, the stage area, its surroundings and access. »