East Coast

Costa Tropical east of Motril

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. »

Castell Murder Threats

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Castell Murder Threats

(IND) The Guardia Civil arrested a known criminal in Castell de Ferro for domestic violence after his ex-partner had reported him to the police. »

Playa Rijana Award

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Playa Rijana Award

(MGL) Do you know the Playa de La Rijana, which is on the way to Castell de Ferro from Calahonda? Well it’s the first in the province to get a certain environmental award. »

Castell Painting Exhibition

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Louise Powell
Castell Painting Exhibition

An exciting exhibition of Encaustic paintings (this amazing medium is known as hot wax painting, which involves using heated beeswax to which coloured pigments are added) is being presented by renowned international Danish artist Janna Fabian. »

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. »