Pedestrian Killed in Motril

Saturday, December 1, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Pedestrian Killed in Motril

A pedestrian was knocked over on Wednesday in Motril and very seriously injured. He had been hit by a motorcyclist. The victim was 38-years old. »

Accused Priest Treated Unfairly

Saturday, December 1, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Accused Priest Treated Unfairly

"My brother will never return to Spain alive," says the brother of the Motril priest arrested on paedophile charges in Venezuela. »

I Dare You 2

Friday, November 30, 2018
By Gazette Reader
I Dare You 2

I Dare You … to make a donation to the Food Bank on November 30th or December the 1st at any local, tree-lighting ceremony or grocery stores. »

Motril Priest Arrested

Friday, November 30, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Priest Arrested

A priest from Motril, Iván Merino, has been arrested on paedophile charges in Venezuela, where he has his parish. »

Fire Personnel Shortage

Friday, November 30, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Fire Personnel Shortage

Motril Firemen are not happy bunnies and their union (SAB) says that they are feeling "frustrated" over a lack of personnel. »

Fined and Furious

Friday, November 30, 2018
By Martin Myall
Fined and Furious

The Guardia Civil have arrested a female driver who had grabbed hold of a policeman who had just fined her and dragged him 25 metres along the road. »

Swan Lake Tonight

Thursday, November 29, 2018
By Louise Powell
Swan Lake Tonight

The Ballet Nacional Ruso will be performing Pior Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake this evening at the Almuñécar Casa de la Cultura at 19.30h. »

Jete Almond Thief Arrested

Thursday, November 29, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Jete Almond Thief Arrested

The Guardia Civil arrested a young man from Salobreña, suspected of stealing 6,000 kilos of Almonds and 650 avocados in Jete. »

Life Saved on Padel Courts

Thursday, November 29, 2018
By Martin Myall
Life Saved on Padel Courts

Four police officers from the Policía Nacional managed to save the life of a man who had fainted on a padel court in Motril. »

Motril Roundabout Closed

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
By Martin Myall
Motril Roundabout Closed

The Motril Councillor for Citizen Safety has announced that the roundabout under the N-340 on the port road will be closed whilst it is being »

Illegal Rat Poison Use

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
By Martin Myall
Illegal Rat Poison Use

The Guardia Civil environmental department, SEPRONA, is investigating an Almuñécar man for putting down rat poison in fruit plantation. »

Lorry Blown Over

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Lorry Blown Over

A high-sided trailer tipped over on the A-7 where it passes through the municipality of Salobreña owing to strong gusts. The driver, who was not hurt, immediately informed the DGT. »

Tourist Flats for Salobreña

Monday, November 26, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Tourist Flats for Salobreña

A local building promotor is going to build tourist flats in Salobreña, not far from the Postigo bakery, where Avenida del Mediterráneo meets Calle Peronne. »

Change to Divorce Laws

Monday, November 26, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Change to Divorce Laws

There's been a huge change to Spanish divorce laws which will cause an earthquake where the family home is concerned. »

Changes to Road Fines

Monday, November 26, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Changes to Road Fines

Next year will see some changes to the highway code involving speed limits and fines, for example, in order to cut down on road accidents. »

Plaza del Lavadero Work Begins

Sunday, November 25, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Plaza del Lavadero Work Begins

Work has finally begun on the Plaza del Lavadero in La Caleta (Salobreña). It was originally announced that it would commence in September. »

Arson in Vélez-Málaga

Sunday, November 25, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Arson in Vélez-Málaga

Vélez-Málaga has been suffering a bout of vandalism and even arson; the latest incident was when a bar was set alight in the early hours of one morning. »

I Dare You…

Saturday, November 24, 2018
By Gazette Reader
I Dare You…

We received the following email from one of our readers, Anne Jenkins who organised Playa Patrol whose clean-up operation for tomorrow was cancelled due to the weather. »

Galleon Visits Motril

Saturday, November 24, 2018
By Martin Myall
Galleon Visits Motril

Motril has received another interesting visit, this time a replica of the first ship to circumnavigate the world. »

Itrabo Burglar Arrested

Saturday, November 24, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Itrabo Burglar Arrested

The Guardia Civil arrested a Moroccan man in Molvízar, suspected of having broken into an empty house in Ítrabo. »

The Friendly Hug Arrest

Friday, November 23, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Friendly Hug Arrest

Strange title, but this kind of theft is termed as the Abrazo Cariñoso in Spanish and describes a pickpocket's tactics for getting in close for the kill! »

Ski Station Opens!

Friday, November 23, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Ski Station Opens!

Great news! The Sierra Nevada ski station will open tomorrow, Saturday, thanks to a last minute agreement between workers and Cetursa. »

Falling Tree Hits Car in Jete

Thursday, November 22, 2018
By Martin Myall
Falling Tree Hits Car in Jete

A woman and three children had a close call when a tree fell onto their car as it was coming through the municipality of Jete. Nobody was hurt. »

First Train on Monday

Thursday, November 22, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
First Train on Monday

The first train in over three years will leave Granada station at 07.35h on Monday the 3rd with 50 seats already sold as of yesterday. »

Boulder Forces Road Closures

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Boulder Forces Road Closures

A huge boulder came crashing down onto the N-340 between Nerja and Torrox effectively blocking one lane. »

Almuñécar Black Friday

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Black Friday

Almuñécar will be holding its Black Friday event from this coming Friday to the 1st of December to give local shops a boost before Christmas. »

One Death in Train Derailment

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
One Death in Train Derailment

There has been a train derailment in Cataluña leaving one person dead, three seriously injured and 41 with minor injuries. »

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