East Coast

Costa Tropical east of Motril

Coastline Shame

Monday, July 24, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Coastline Shame

Gone are the days when dry riverbeds were the dumping grounds for building waste, old fridges, bidets and dead donkeys - well, they’re almost gone. »

Insufficient Medical Staff

Friday, July 7, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Insufficient Medical Staff

The Motril branch of the Partido Popular is asking for more summer personnel for the public-health services on the Costa Tropical, especially Calahonda and Carchuna. »

The Hunchback Roman

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
By Martin Myall
The Hunchback Roman

Who would have thought that Torrenueva would have captured the attention of the international archeological world? Yet, it has, thanks to some Roman bones. »

The A-7 Muddle

Saturday, June 3, 2017
By Martin Myall
The A-7 Muddle

Politicians were invented to make paper shuffling as complicated and drawn out as possible - and we pay them to do it. »

Fell from Balcony

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Fell from Balcony

A man died on Easter Monday (10th) in the coastal village of Melicena after he fell from his flat balcony, trying to put up a ‘For Sale’ sign. »

Body of Missing Man Identified

Sunday, April 9, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Body of Missing Man Identified

The body found floating off a Castell de Ferro beach has been identified as that of the 66-year-old angler who had fallen off a cliff in Calahonda on Tuesday the 5th. »

Calahonda Angler Missing

Friday, April 7, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Calahonda Angler Missing

Since Tuesday the 4th, Guardia Civil divers have been looking for an angler, who fell off the cliffs in Calahonda. The Motril Fire Service are involved in the search. »

A-7 Bureacractic Standstill

Sunday, March 26, 2017
By Martin Myall
A-7 Bureacractic Standstill

The subsidence on the Carchuna-Castell section of the A-7 coastal autovia remains untouched, three months after emergency work was announced. »

A-7 Problems on Newest Section

Thursday, March 2, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
A-7 Problems on Newest Section

You will have heard that the newly opened stretch of A-7 coastal autovía, between Carchuna and Castle, had to be cut because of defects? Repair work commences this month. »

Lujar Road Opens

Sunday, September 4, 2016
By Martin Myall
Lujar Road Opens

The Motril-Lújar road, which has been closed since the fire last summer, will be reopened to traffic as of Monday the 5th of September. »