East Coast

Costa Tropical east of Motril

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. »

Another Immigrant Body

Saturday, August 27, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Another Immigrant Body

The body of a North-African immigrant was found yesterday just off a beach in La Mamola, east of Castell de Ferro. »

Fire in La Mamola

Thursday, August 18, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Fire in La Mamola

Around 40 people were evacuated from their homes in the coastal village of La Mamola at the eastern Costa Tropical because of a fire in a restaurant. »

Lújar Burns Again

Thursday, August 11, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Lújar Burns Again

A fire was declared in the municipality of Lújar (Behind Motril) today at 16.12h - it was only last year that Lújar suffered a devastating forest fire. »

Moped ITV Unit for 49cc’s

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Moped ITV Unit for 49cc’s

Just a rushed reminder that the mobile ITV unit for 49cc bikes will be in Almuñécar today up to 13.45h outside the municipal football stadium and in Gualchos on the 18th. »