Looking Back

News from ten years ago

Roadwork Trouble

Monday, April 27, 2009
By Martin Myall
Roadwork Trouble

And the prize for the most ridiculous road works goes to…Yes, you’ve guessed it, last years winners; Almuñécar! »

Tribulations for the Mayor

Monday, April 27, 2009
By Martin Myall
Tribulations for the Mayor

There are further tribulations for the Mayor, with the Public Prosecutor breathing down his neck over his dubious divorce and alleged fraud to hide his patrimony from possible embargo. This all goes back to the setting up of a semi private company in the late 80’s with sizeable public funds, giving the Town Hall the... »

Cajasol protest in Almuñécar

Monday, April 27, 2009
By David Darby

Employees from a building company, who haven’t received any salaries since November, protested outside the Almuñécar branch of the Cajasol. The company owner claims that the savings bank is subjecting him to a financial blockade, which has caused this shortfall. »

New School Demand

Monday, April 27, 2009
By David Darby
New School Demand

We have all seen the white sheets hanging around the seafront with large black letters on them demanding a new school, and bemoaning the state of the existing facilities, so who was it the protestors were trying to get through to? »

Pervert on a pushbike

Monday, April 27, 2009
By David Darby
Pervert on a pushbike

Two local females have had encounters with a pervert on a pushbike. The incidents occurred whilst the fair was in town, and both happened on the La Herradura beachfront.. »

Motril descendents

Monday, April 27, 2009
By Vivienne Hughes

A story of immigration, but in reverse. Last month the Mayor of Motril, Carlos Rojas, travelled to Albardón in Argentina, accompanied by Head of Immigration, Teresa Morales, to visit the Motril community there. »

Dangerous driving

Friday, April 24, 2009
By Martin Myall

The Almuñécar-based Guardia Civil arrested a 36-year-old driver from Cijuela, identified as F.N.H. for resisting arrest, as well as dangerous driving. »

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