East Coast

Costa Tropical east of Motril

Illegal 4-Wheeled Twins

Sunday, January 21, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Illegal 4-Wheeled Twins

(COE15) The Guardia Civil in Castell de Ferro are questioning a man who has been using the same number plates for two different cars - sneaky! »

Castell Drugs Bust

Saturday, December 30, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Castell Drugs Bust

Castell de Ferro saw a drugs bust resulting in the arrested of three people, aged between 24 & 40, all from the same family clan. »

Gale-Force Winds

Friday, December 29, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Gale-Force Winds

It's been windy - no arguments there, but just how windy? One look a some greenhouses east of Motril will confirm that it has been extremely windy. »

Mamola & Castillo Get Safe Link

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Martin Myall
Mamola & Castillo Get Safe Link

Most people have driven along the old N-340 out towards Almería, passing through a succession of small coastal villages - blink and you miss them, but... »

Costas Greenhouses & Bulldozers

Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Martin Myall
Costas Greenhouses & Bulldozers

Wednesday saw the bulldozers move into action on Playa El Pozuelo, demolishing the greenhouses that have stood there for nearly 40 years. »

A-7 Further Delayed

Monday, November 13, 2017
By Martin Myall
A-7 Further Delayed

(COE06) The repair work on the A-7 between Calahonda and Castell de Ferro has been further delayed meaning that it will take two more months to completely reopen. »

Greenhouse Workers Revolt

Sunday, October 29, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Greenhouse Workers Revolt

Over 200 greenhouse workers in Albuñol, most of whom are Moroccan, Senegalese and Romanian, have met with union representatives over work-condition exploitation. »

Surfer Finds Jettisoned Drugs

Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Surfer Finds Jettisoned Drugs

A surfer handed over a waterproof parcel to the Guardia Civil post in Castell de Ferro that he had found out floating in the sea - it contained hashish. »

Greenhouse Demolition on Hold

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Greenhouse Demolition on Hold

(OIL) It really doesn’t matter how you look at it, to deprive dozens of families of their livelihood at the tail end of this economic crisis seems illogical at best. »

Heaven Sent, Costas Taken

Thursday, October 12, 2017
By Martin Myall
Heaven Sent, Costas Taken

On the 16th of this month, Costas intends to bulldoze 25 hectares of plastic greenhouses between La Rábita and El Pozuelo - and it’s been a long time coming. »

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