Municipal Debt Reduction

Thursday, August 9, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Municipal Debt Reduction

The Almuñécar Town Hall managed to reduce the municipal debt by 35.5 million euros in the space of just seven years. »

Unprepared Belgian Hiker Rescued

Thursday, August 9, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Unprepared Belgian Hiker Rescued

A young Belgian man became exhausted yesterday afternoon on the Nerja side of the Almijarras and had to be rescued. »

Waiter Copies Credit Card

Thursday, August 9, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Waiter Copies Credit Card

The Supreme Court has confirmed a waiter's 5-year, prison sentence for cloning a diners' credit card at the restaurant where he worked. »

Almuñécar Cup

Thursday, August 9, 2018
By David Darby
Almuñécar Cup

Do you fancy an evening of good, competitive football? Good, because tomorrow evening (Friday 10th) the inaugural Almuñécar Cup will be held in the municipal stadium (Estadio Municipal Francisco Bonet). »

Policía Local vs. Top Manta

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
By Martin Myall
Policía Local vs. Top Manta

The Almuñécar Policía Local were busy during June and July, especially against illegal street hawking, known as 'Top Manta.' »

4-Year-Old Drowns

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
4-Year-Old Drowns

A 4-year-old boy drowned off a beach in Barbate (Cádiz) after a strong current swept his mini-dingy out into the bay. »

Alpujarra FS 24-Hour Success

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
By David Darby
Alpujarra FS 24-Hour Success

The summer 24-hour football tournament, aptly named 'The 24 Hours' has not been a feature in Almuñécar for many years, however, this year it was reinstated into the summer schedule and was duly won by Alpujarra FS. »

Awnings for La Herradura

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Awnings for La Herradura

This summer, for the first time, the old-town streets of La Herradura have awnings over them to provide shade, keeping things cooler. »

Rules Goes Hydro-Electric

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Rules Goes Hydro-Electric

The Junta de Andalucia has awarded a contract for the installation of a hyrdo-electric plant in Rules Dam. »

Man Wanted in Holland Arrested

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Man Wanted in Holland Arrested

A Moroccan, who had a European-Arrest Warrant against him issued by the Netherlands, was arrested by the Policía Nacional in Motril. »

Reader’s Letter: Viñuela Choir

Monday, August 6, 2018
By Gazette Reader
Reader’s Letter: Viñuela Choir

Do you like singing? Would you like to join a choir? We are inviting new singers to become members of the local, long-established choir, Coral Coraxalia under the leadership of Eusebio Pita. »

Danish Tourist Strangles Wife

Monday, August 6, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Danish Tourist Strangles Wife

The Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Andalucía (TSJA) has confirmed the 15-year prison sentence for a Danish tourist for murder. »

Goodbye Underground Bins

Monday, August 6, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Goodbye Underground Bins

You may have noticed that the underground, rubbish-hopper installations in Salobreña are being dismantled and sealed up, but do you know why? »

Dolphins off Salobreña

Sunday, August 5, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Dolphins off Salobreña

You know that you're living somewhere special when you see dolphins swimming just off your beach: here's a video from Salobreña. »

Antique Firearms Confiscated

Sunday, August 5, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Antique Firearms Confiscated

A 65-year-old Dúrcal local was arrested after it was discovered that he had several unlicenced firearms in his house. »

Missing German Girl Found

Sunday, August 5, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Missing German Girl Found

The Policía Nacional in Granada managed to locate a missing, German teenager on Friday night at 22.00h after she went missing in Madrid. »

Salobreña’s Summer Ordeal

Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Martin Myall
Salobreña’s Summer Ordeal

The trails of scum that are making regular appearances off Salobreña beach are creating a headache for the Mayor and other authorities. »

Chiringuito Owners Respond

Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Martin Myall

The owner of the chiringuito that is being built on La Herradura beach states that they have all the necessary licences to open its doors once finished. »

Herradura Anti-Chiringuito Protest

Friday, August 3, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Herradura Anti-Chiringuito Protest

So far, over 300 signatures have been collected in La Herradura against the building of a new Chiringuito. The structure is going up in front of the Urbanización Castillo. »

Kradsbørstig and Krible-Krable

Friday, August 3, 2018
By Jes Rasmussen
Kradsbørstig and Krible-Krable

Animal Farm is here. Not George Orwell’s political pigs, horses and hounds, but all kinds of little krible-krable creatures and maybe the occasional bird. »

Salobreña TH1 Vandalism

Friday, August 3, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Salobreña TH1 Vandalism

The new structures on the beach in Salobreña between El Peñon and La Guardia have only been accessible for a month - yet already they have been vandalised. »

Ingenio Shopping Centre Plans

Thursday, August 2, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Ingenio Shopping Centre Plans

The Mayor of Vélez-Málaga, Antonio Moreno Ferrer, opted not to include a motion for the expansión of the Ingenio Shopping Centre in the July Ordinary Plenary Meeting. »

More Greenhouses for Motril

Thursday, August 2, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
More Greenhouses for Motril

In the latest Plenary Meeting of the Motril Town Council the move to increase greenhouse farming was approved thanks to votes in favour from the majority of political parties. »

Herradura’s I Castle Festival

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
By Louise Powell
Herradura’s I Castle Festival

La Herradura is holding its I Festival Noches en el Castillo, starting tonight, with a variety of different music styles. »

Man Dies from Fall

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Man Dies from Fall

Over in Motril a young man died after plummeting from a window on the 7th-floor of a building on the Explanada during the evening of Sunday the 29th. »

Rescued from Maro Rocks

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Rescued from Maro Rocks

A young man was slightly injured last Sunday after abandoning his inflatable sunbed in the sea and coming ashore on in rocky area below a cliff in Maro, Nerja. »

Personal Mobility Vehicles

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
By Martin Myall
Personal Mobility Vehicles

Almuñécar has just put into force a bylaw which covers Personal Mobility Vehicles, such as mobility scooters, Segways, monocycles and hoverboards. »

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