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Motril Feria del Día

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Feria del Día

Motril will be holding its Feria de Día in this month, from the 16th to the 18th, but in a new format that includes live music. »

Timely Rambla Clearing

Sunday, July 23, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Timely Rambla Clearing

Work is underway to clear Motril’s ramblas of their abundant vegetation, which could pass off as a location shoot for The Day of the Triffids. It began on the 17th. »

Benaudalla Blushes

Friday, July 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Benaudalla Blushes

A harmless joke turned sour in Vélez Benaudalla after somebody ‘photoshopped’ a poster announcing a saucy fiesta. »

Charity Beach Gig

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By Martin Myall
Charity Beach Gig

There will be a charity gig down on Playa Poniente in Motril on the 22nd of July at Chiringuito Sunahra Beach to obtain needed articles for the home, Jesús Abandonado. »

Flamenco in Motril

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
By Louise Powell
Flamenco in Motril

Recents concerts and those still to come, in Motril's Fabrica de Pilar, which is just up from the Al Campo roundabout, on the Hospital road. »

Ram-Raid in Motril

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Ram-Raid in Motril

The Policía Nacional arrested a man who allegedly rammed a gasoline-station cashier window in order to carry out a robbery in the early hours of the 13th of July. »

Guájar Faragüit House Fire

Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Guájar Faragüit House Fire

A 31-year-old man injured his arm after jumping from the roof of his house in Guájar Faragüit to escape a house fire. »

Where Are The Lifeguards?

Thursday, July 13, 2017
By Martin Myall
Where Are The Lifeguards?

Amazing as it might seem, given the date and weather, Motril’s beaches were without lifeguards and warning flags for the first week of July. »

Drink Driving Summer Traffic

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Martin Myall
Drink Driving Summer Traffic

The summer’s here, the roads are clogged and it’s thirsty weather: bad combination, so here’s three cases of drivers chosing booze, not water, to quench their thirst. »

Port’s WIFI Coverage

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Port’s WIFI Coverage

According to the Chairman of the Port Authority, Francisco Álvarez de la Chica, Motril Port has the largest, free WIFI area in the whole of the province. »