Avenida Prieto Moreno Finished

Saturday, February 23, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Avenida Prieto Moreno Finished

Work on Avenida Prieto Moreno in La Herradura has just about finished, with the works concentrating on painting the lines on the new tarmac. »

Altillo Reopened to Traffic

Saturday, February 23, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Altillo Reopened to Traffic

So, Almuñécar's Paseo del Altillo road is now open again; thank God! The Mayor and the Municipal Surveyor inspected the finished job yesterday afternoon. »

Oops!

Friday, February 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
Oops!

The new, conservative Provincial Delegate for Agriculture, Carmen Crespo, is energetically back peddling over her remarks concerning water transfers from Rules . »


Mother Tries to Drown Baby

Friday, February 22, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Mother Tries to Drown Baby

Two policemen prevented a young mother from harming her baby yesterday afternoon around 17.45h near the Ingenio shopping centre in Vélez-Málaga. »

Hands Off Rules Water!

Thursday, February 21, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Hands Off Rules Water!

Although the distribution system for the Rules Reservoir doesn't exist yet, every once in a while rumours begin about the water going to Almería. »

Video Competition Winners

Thursday, February 21, 2019
By Gazette Reader
Video Competition Winners

Asociación Playa Patrol is pleased to announce the winners of the Student Beach Clean Up Video Competition held in Almuñécar on February the 14th. »

Roman-Era Wall Uncovered

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
By Louise Powell
Roman-Era Wall Uncovered

More remains of Roman-era walls have been uncovered in Almuñécar, owing to workmen digging trenches to lay pipes. »

Motorway Roadwork Chaos

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Motorway Roadwork Chaos

For the last two weekends the roadworks on the A-44 just before Granada has been causing sizeable tailbacks, which have forced changes in it's tempo. »

Man Has Heart Attack on Street

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Man Has Heart Attack on Street

A 63-year-old man fell down dead on Calle Mercado Alto in the centre of Motril, on Saturday the 16th around 12.30h. »

Nerja 4-Star Changes Hands

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Nerja 4-Star Changes Hands

The Catalán hotel chain, Ona Hotels has acquired one of Nerja's 4-star establishments, Hotel Marina, which is more or less in front and below Hotel Avalon. »

Pie in the Sky?

Monday, February 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
Pie in the Sky?

There is talk of building a cable car from the city of Granada to the the ski station on Sierra Nevada, a trajectory of some 19 kilometres. »

International Piano Competition

Monday, February 18, 2019
By Louise Powell
International Piano Competition

Almuñécar had its first international piano competition from the 13th to the 15th, which was held in the Casa de la Cultura. »

Another Fire in Salobreña

Sunday, February 17, 2019
By Editor
Another Fire in Salobreña

There was a house fire in the early hours of this morning in Salobreña on Calle Juan XXIII, which caused three families to be evacuated. »

Motril Chiringuito Repossessed

Sunday, February 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Chiringuito Repossessed

Chiringuito Oleaje on Playa Granada in Motril was built on publicly owned land; a plot of some 1,300 sq/m after the land was leased to private hands in 2011. »

Finnish Woman Rescued

Sunday, February 17, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Finnish Woman Rescued

A Finnish woman, who had become lost whilst on an excursion, was rescued on Friday evening within the municipality of Frigiliana. »

Bangers for Patrol Cars

Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Bangers for Patrol Cars

The Independent Police Union for Granada (SIPLG) have denounced the fact that Salobreña's patrol cars have no vehicle insurance. »

Motril Warehouse Blaze

Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Warehouse Blaze

Early yesterday morning a fire was reported in a warehouse belonging to a company, specialising in clearing blocked drains. »

Caterpillar Nests Problem

Friday, February 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Caterpillar Nests Problem

The Salobreña Town Hall has requested that the Provincial Environmental Department belonging to the Junta do something about the caterpillar nests. »

Costa Banana Residents Complain

Friday, February 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Costa Banana Residents Complain

Residents of Urbanización Costa Banana, at the top of Avenida Costa del Sol in Almuñécar, are sick and tired of paying community fees and seeing little in return. »

Playa Patrol Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 14, 2019
By Press Release
Playa Patrol Upcoming Events

Mark your calendar! Grab some gloves and a bucket and join Asociación Playa Patrol at one of our 2019 Beach Clean Ups. »

Woman Falls from Window

Thursday, February 14, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Woman Falls from Window

A woman in her 60s was injured when she fell from a 2nd-floor window whilst trying to escape the flames caused by a fire in her kitchen. »

Meteorite Falls through Roof

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Meteorite Falls through Roof

Locals from Cogollos de Guadix were surprised when a fiery object hurtled through a roof. Luckily, the house is uninhabited. »

Stranded Russian Ship Update

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Stranded Russian Ship Update

Readers will remember that we ran an article in September on a Russian ship in Motril Port, whose owners had gone bust. »

The Ones That Didn’t Get Away

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Ones That Didn’t Get Away

Thinking of taking your car to North Africa? No? Well, somebody else might be, which might explain why it is no longer where you parked it. »

Salobreña Karate in Denmark

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
By Louise Powell
Salobreña Karate in Denmark

A lad from Salobreña won a Bronze Medal for Karate in the European championships, which were held in Denmark last weekend. »

In Memory of the Slain

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
In Memory of the Slain

Living in Spain you get to see a whole array of flags, from the Spanish one, the regional one and even the municipal one, but there is one more... »

Booby-Trapped Food for Pets

Monday, February 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Booby-Trapped Food for Pets

At the end of summer last year the police alerted people to the fact that booby-trapped food was being left for pets in parks in several cities across the... »

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