Already Too Many But More Come

Monday, June 11, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Already Too Many But More Come

Motril has had to open up a public building to house the illegal-immigrant overspill - the port facilities cannot keep them there after 72 hours. »

Bike Vandalism Shamed

Sunday, June 10, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Bike Vandalism Shamed

The vandalism aimed at the municipal bicycle hire in the city of Granada is mindless and constant, despite the police attempting to crack down on it. »

Avenida Work on Schedule

Sunday, June 10, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Avenida Work on Schedule

The roadworks on Almuñécar's Avenida de Andalucia are going to schedule - amazingly - and will be finished by the 22nd of this month. »

Air Show Access Advice

Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Air Show Access Advice

The Councillor for Citizen Safety, María Ángeles Escámez, has advised on the logical traffic difficulties that the Motril Air Show will bring about. »

The Forest-Fire Season Begins

Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Forest-Fire Season Begins

El Plan de Emergencia por Incendios Forestales, better known as Plan Infoca, is now operative at its maximum state, and will remain so until the 15th of October. »

Motril’s Bulletproof Police

Friday, June 8, 2018
By Martin Myall
Motril’s Bulletproof Police

The Policia Local in Motril now have bullet-proof vests, which will not only protect them against firearms but also knife attacks. »

Stolen Bikes Seized

Friday, June 8, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Stolen Bikes Seized

Another attempt at smuggling stolen vehicles over to North Africa was thwarted at Motril Port on the 4th of June. »

Fire Disrupts Autovia Traffic

Thursday, June 7, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Fire Disrupts Autovia Traffic

There was a brush fire near Vélez-Málaga that produced so much smoke next to the autovia exit for the A-356 that it was temporarily closed to traffic. »

New Beach Completion Deadline

Thursday, June 7, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
New Beach Completion Deadline

(DCU 05) Motril's beach regeneration work has been highly controversial, especially around Playa El Cable, where the scooped out sand has formed a lagoon. »

Equo’s Underwater Protest

Thursday, June 7, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Equo’s Underwater Protest

(COH 08B) Coinciding with the World Environment Day, members of the ecologist group carried out an underwater protest concerning the health of our seabeds. »

Out of the Frying Pan…

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
By Martin Myall
Out of the Frying Pan…

Members of an American rap group, who were performing in Barcelona have been arrested, accused of raping a minor and obstruction of justice. »

Almuñécar Tourist Knocked Over

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Tourist Knocked Over

A tourist in Almuñécar was knocked over by a moped/scooter yesterday afternoon around 17.00h. Fortunately his injuries were not serious. »

Hanging on for Dear Life

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Hanging on for Dear Life

A British climber was rescued by the Guardia Civil mountain-rescue team last weekend in the Picos de Europa after having spent three hours clinging on over a precipice. »

Sunken Submarine Honoured

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
By Editor
Sunken Submarine Honoured

Have you ever heard of the Republican Navy, C3 Submarine that was sunk off Málaga during the Spanish Civil War? Well, you have now! »

More Room for The Dead

Monday, June 4, 2018
By Martin Myall
More Room for The Dead

Almuñecar has been busily building extra niches in the municipal cemetery to keep up with the increased number of cremations. »

Groping on the Bus

Monday, June 4, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Groping on the Bus

A male, bus passenger on the Almería-Madrid run was arrested by the Guardia Civil for allegedly groping a woman next to him whilst she slept. »

Trouble Brewing in the Snow

Sunday, June 3, 2018
By Martin Myall
Trouble Brewing in the Snow

All the workers belonging to Cetursa, which is the company that runs the ski stations on Sierra Nevada, met and voted to come out in protest. »

Motril Beach Protests

Sunday, June 3, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Beach Protests

(COH 07B) The Motrileños are angry because summer is just around the corner and the storm damage in May to its beaches is still causing problems. »

Exit The Big Bad Wolf

Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Jes Rasmussen
Exit The Big Bad Wolf

Sure, I like animals, don’t get me wrong. I’m more or less one myself. »

Reina Sofia Seawall Repaired

Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Reina Sofia Seawall Repaired

Costas has finished the repair work along the Paseo de Reina Sofía (Almuñécar) sea wall, between the water park and the groyne. »

The Government Falls

Friday, June 1, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Government Falls

(DCU04/COH06B) A little after 11.30h this morning the No-Confidence Motion was carried with a parliamentary majority, bringing Mariano's Premiership to and end and ushering Pedro Sánchez's. »

Salobreña Cycle Race

Friday, June 1, 2018
By Martin Myall
Salobreña Cycle Race

Salobreña was infested with cyclists last weekend with 170 of the blighters taking part in the Campeonato Ibérico de Ciclismo Máster. »

Hotels vs Illegal Accommodation

Friday, June 1, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Hotels vs Illegal Accommodation

(COH 05B) The Asociación de Hoteleros de la Costa is going to go after illegal tourist accommodation on the Costa Tropical. »

Live Music for a Good Cause

Thursday, May 31, 2018
By Acompalia
Live Music for a Good Cause

Acompalia Música is organising with Ayuntamiento Lanjaron a very fun and rock'n'roll concert this very Sunday, June 3rd, in Parque El Salado in Lanjarón at 19.00h »

Almuñécar Power Boating Trials

Thursday, May 31, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Power Boating Trials

The II Prueba Endurance Class B Almuñécar was a success last weekend with a good turnout and spectacular racing. »

Solution for Golf Course

Thursday, May 31, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Solution for Golf Course

(DCU03) Going around the remaining 10 holes twice on the Los Moriscos Golf Course is just not cutting it and player numbers are dwindling, but don't panic! »

Kid Kidnapper Nabbed

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Martin Myall
Kid Kidnapper Nabbed

(DCU02) A 33-year-old man from Píñar was arrested on charges of theft and animal cruelty and then there's the little affair of 106-cannibis plants in his house... »

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