A Murder Most Spanish

Thursday, October 11, 2018
By David Darby
A Murder Most Spanish

I really like a good murder mystery. A haunted and flawed detective, accompanied by his troubled yet clever side-kick, piecing together clues and riding the setbacks. »

Salobreña Auditorium Closed

Thursday, October 11, 2018
By Louise Powell
Salobreña Auditorium Closed

Reform work began on the Salobreña Auditorium last Friday morning, which will see extensive renovations to the interior. »

Almuñécar Market Muddle

Thursday, October 11, 2018
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Market Muddle

The Almuñécar, municipal-market affair festers on, with the governing party trying to sell its project as a positive move with nobody else buying it. »

Flash Floods Kill Five

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Flash Floods Kill Five

The death toll as of 08.00h this morning stands at five, but there are still people unaccounted for on the island of Mallorca. »

How to Keep a Low Profile

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
How to Keep a Low Profile

The Policía Local in Rincón de la Victoria arrested a Frenchman for traffic offences in the early hours of one morning last week. »

Strong Earth Tremor

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Strong Earth Tremor

There was an earth Tremor at 09.41h today, registering 4.1 on the Richter Scale making it one of the strongest in the province in 20 years. »

Mayor Stands Firm on CIE

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Mayor Stands Firm on CIE

The Mayor of Motril is determined that the Central Government does not turn the old Air Force installations into an immigrant holding centre. »

Andalusian Elections Announced

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Andalusian Elections Announced

The Prime Minister of the Andalusian Regional Government, Susana Díaz, has just announced that there will be elections on the 2nd of December. »

Aircraft Carrier Visit

Monday, October 8, 2018
By Martin Myall
Aircraft Carrier Visit

The largest ship in the Spanish Navy, the Juan Carlos I aircraft carrier, will dock this Friday the 12th, as planned. »

Beach Cleaning Success

Monday, October 8, 2018
By Gazette Reader
Beach Cleaning Success

(DLC13) More than 350 people, including families and children, volunteered their time on Saturday, October the 6th to pick up plastic and other waste in La Herradura and Marina del Este. »

Chiringuito Hoyo 19 Demolished

Monday, October 8, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Chiringuito Hoyo 19 Demolished

Motril's Chiringuito 19th Hole, which was situated between Playa Poniente and Playa Granada, has been completely demolished. »

Melodic Complicity

Sunday, October 7, 2018
By Martin Myall
Melodic Complicity

Carlos doesn't speak much English and Bill doesn't speak much Spanish, but that's not imporant because they converse in musical notes. »

Cheaper Flights Granada/Melilla

Sunday, October 7, 2018
By Martin Myall
Cheaper Flights Granada/Melilla

The Board of Ministers has approved an OSP (Obligatory Public Service) for the air routes between Granada and Melilla. This also affects the Almeria-Melilla and Sevilla-Melilla ones, too. »

Tanks Occupy Motril Port

Sunday, October 7, 2018
By Martin Myall
Tanks Occupy Motril Port

(DLC 12) The Spanish Army is stuffing Motril Port with tanks and support vehicles, which are all going to be shipped off to Norway for a NATO exercise. »

Jazz Down on the Cabria

Saturday, October 6, 2018
By Martin Myall
Jazz Down on the Cabria

Two excellent guitarists will be supplying superbly executed Blues, Soul and Jazz in the walled garden terrace of Restaurante Casa Juan, Taramay, Almuñécar. »

Almuñécar Thoroughfare Closed

Saturday, October 6, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Thoroughfare Closed

Monday will see the top of Avenida de Andalucía closed off as the last stage of the surface renovation will begin then. »

Motril’s Building Sector Moves

Saturday, October 6, 2018
By Martin Myall
Motril’s Building Sector Moves

Cranes have begun to litter the Motril skyline again, after the construction sector ground to a halt during the worse of the housing-bubble crisis. »

Saturday 6th Beach Clean-Up

Friday, October 5, 2018
By Gazette Reader
Saturday 6th Beach Clean-Up

Ann Jenkins is currently organizing a Community, Beach Clean-Up in La Herradura and Marina del Este on Saturday, October 6 from 10:00h until 12:30h. »

Salobreña’s Lottery Winners!

Friday, October 5, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Salobreña’s Lottery Winners!

Some folks in Salobreña are lucky buggers, thanks to a lottery win; ONCE seller, Gabriel Esteban Moreno sold 26 tickets, each one worth 35,000 euros. »

Fireworks Faux Pas

Friday, October 5, 2018
By Martin Myall
Fireworks Faux Pas

(DCU 11) There was no traditional firework display at the end of the Almuñécar San Miguel fiestas on the 28th of September, so the opposition party pounced. »

Almuñécar Paseo Vandalism

Thursday, October 4, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Paseo Vandalism

The Almuñécar Policía Local are looking into acts of wanton vandalism carried out along the Paseo del Altillo on Tuesday night. »

Vadillo Work Underway

Thursday, October 4, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Vadillo Work Underway

If you've been to the Vadillo trading estate in Motril you will have seen that the roadworks have begun and diversions put in place. »

Theft and Vandalism

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
By Martin Myall
Theft and Vandalism

The Guardia Civil managed to recover a shotgun and other items that had been stolen from a car within the municipality of Almuñécar on the 20th of September. »

Torrenueva Costa Independence

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Torrenueva Costa Independence

Within the space of four days, the Junta will announce in the Regional Gazette the independence of Torrenueva from Motril - it's official. »

Nerja Hit by Cloud Burst

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Nerja Hit by Cloud Burst

A cloudburst over Nerja yesterday afternoon saturated the town in less than a quarter of an hour. The heavy rain was accompanied by hailstones. »

Romería del Sur Concludes

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
By Louise Powell
Romería del Sur Concludes

The Romería del Sur in Salobreña this weekend past, went very well and the turnout of colourful floats was spectacular. »

Banknotes Littering Autovía

Monday, October 1, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Banknotes Littering Autovía

A Guardia Civil road check was tipped off about almost 250,000 euros that had been jettisoned onto the roadside near their check point. »

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