Motril

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New Bikes for Motril Police

Tuesday, January 1, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
New Bikes for Motril Police

Motril's Policía Local have received several new motorbikes according to the Councillor for Citizen Safety, María Ángeles Escámez. »

Legalising Illegal Cortijos

Monday, December 31, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Legalising Illegal Cortijos

(COH 04C) Once upon a time, building a cortijo on a patch of land without any planning permission was common practice - not now, because you just won't get away with it. »

Police Bust Drugs Den

Sunday, December 30, 2018
By Martin Myall
Police Bust Drugs Den

Never a week goes by without another drugs bust; this time it was in Motril when a veritable 'drug supermarket' was raided. »

Stowaway Perched Precariously

Thursday, December 27, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Stowaway Perched Precariously

Motril port police had to alert the Coast Guards to the presence of a stowaway, perched precariously on the side of a docking ferry. »

Motril’s Farming Expo

Tuesday, December 25, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril’s Farming Expo

So popular has been the 40 Years of Farming Expo in Motril that the oranisers have decided to extend its duration until the 19th of January. »

Facing Jail over Illegal Cortijo

Tuesday, December 25, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Facing Jail over Illegal Cortijo

(COH 02C) Jose's illegal cortijo in Motril has to go and if it doesn't then he's going to prison - bet that made you sit up. »

Motril Drugs Landing Thwarted

Thursday, December 20, 2018
By Martin Myall
Motril Drugs Landing Thwarted

The Guardia Civil arrested nearly a dozen people on a Motril beach after an attempted drug-cargo landing on Playa Granada. »

Motril Restores Vintage Car

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
By Louise Powell
Motril Restores Vintage Car

Motril Town Hall has signed a deal with the Asociación Vehículos Románticos Costa Tropical for the restoration of a vintage car. »

Decathlon Motril Opens

Monday, December 17, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Decathlon Motril Opens

The new Decathlon store on the equally new shopping centre in Motril opened last week and immediately attracted hundreds of shoppers. »

Port Tent-City to Go

Friday, December 14, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Port Tent-City to Go

The new short-term immigrant holding centre (CATE) in Motril port will be comprised of modules, replacing the existing tent arrangement. »

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