Car Chase Ends in Police Prang

Sunday, February 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Car Chase Ends in Police Prang

There was a car chase over a distance of 70 km along the Costa Tropical which ended with the police car coming to greif in Motril. »

Salobreña Beach Lighting

Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Salobreña Beach Lighting

Last week the neighbourhood association, Playa de Salobreña, requested that the Town Hall did something about the lack of lighting on the paseo and general area. »

Casa de la Cultura Roof Repairs

Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Casa de la Cultura Roof Repairs

The local company Bafelsa has been hired by the Almuñécar Town Hall to carry out the waterproofing of the Casa del la Cultura roof. »

Car Plunges Down Barranco

Friday, February 8, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Car Plunges Down Barranco

A 39-year-old driver suffered a spectacular accident when he missed the bend on a bridge and plunged down a barranco. »

Children Kidnapped by Father

Friday, February 8, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Children Kidnapped by Father

The Policía Nacional intercepted a father who was trying to take his children, both toddlers, out of the country illegally. »

Art in the Jardín Nazarí

Thursday, February 7, 2019
By Press Release
Art in the Jardín Nazarí

Artists' Network Alpujarra, an evolving art collective based in La Alpujarra, is preparing a cultural event for springtime. »

Vox Almuñécar Hits Back

Thursday, February 7, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Vox Almuñécar Hits Back

The new, far-right, political formation in Almuñécar, Vox, has hit out at the Vice Mayor of Almuñécar, Juan José Ruiz Joya (PP) over reference to a Pacto de Vergüenza (Pact of Shame). »

Grenade Discovered on Lújar

Thursday, February 7, 2019
By Martin Myall
Grenade Discovered on Lújar

The Spanish Civil War finished 80 years ago yet from time to time unexploded ordenance turns up, as was the case in Lújar last Sunday. »

The Benavides & TV Affair

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Benavides & TV Affair

A mere three months before the municipal elections the ruling PP party discovers evidence of dodgy dealings back in 2005. »

Tarmacking Galore in Salobreña

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Tarmacking Galore in Salobreña

You're going to have fun in Salobreña this week because most of the roads in the north & centre of the town will be receiving a new tarmac surface! »

Port Anger over Staff Shortage

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Port Anger over Staff Shortage

Seven Moroccan lorries carrying fruit & veg were held up at Motril Port over a whole weekend owing to a lack of customs staff. »

Lake Viñuela Flooding

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lake Viñuela Flooding

The village of El Trapiche in the Axarquia was swamped last night when the main pipe supplying water to nearby municipalities burst on Viñuela Reservoir. »

Granada-Melilla Flights

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Granada-Melilla Flights

Air Nostrum has put tickets up for sale for the routes connecting Melilla to Granada, Almería and Sevilla. »

Cerro Gordo Fire Investigation

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Cerro Gordo Fire Investigation

Around the last week of January there were two mountain fires within the municipality of Motril - the figures are just out for one of them. »

Those Pesky Phone Calls

Monday, February 4, 2019
By Martin Myall
Those Pesky Phone Calls

Did you know that phone companies can't spam you with unsolicited offers outside certain hours and not on any old day of the week, either? »

Policeman, Car Thief & Long Drop

Monday, February 4, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Policeman, Car Thief & Long Drop

Yesterday saw the day of a man being tried for the attempted murder of a Guardia Civil Officer, who had caught him red-handed breaking into a car. »

La Herradura Paseo Work Update

Sunday, February 3, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
La Herradura Paseo Work Update

The roadworks along the Herradura beach road are plodding along but it is hoped that they are finally finished before Easter. »

Porcine Visitors

Sunday, February 3, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Porcine Visitors

Salobreña was woken from its slumber on Friday night by a small herd of wild boars doing midnight tourism through the streets. »

New Page on Site

Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Martin Myall
New Page on Site

We have opened up a new page on the Seaside Gazette site entitled Your Questions, where you can leave questions and answers without having to register or log in. »

Windy Day, Busy Fire Service

Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Windy Day, Busy Fire Service

The Almuñécar fire service was called out to clear a fallen tree from the road that passes through Torrecuevas in Almuñécar. »

Sugar Factory Plans

Friday, February 1, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Sugar Factory Plans

The Andalucista party in Salobreña has plans for the old sugar factory in La Caleta, explained its spokesperson, Juan Antonio Collado. »

Double Trouble

Friday, February 1, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Double Trouble

The Almuñécar Town Hall appears to be on a roll because after trashing Salobreña's municipal market, it has now permitted the use of a sexist poster. »

Fishing for Rubbish

Friday, February 1, 2019
By Martin Myall
Fishing for Rubbish

The Motril fishermen do not only go out to catch fish, but they also go out to drag up and bring back rubbish from the seabed. »

The Battle of the Fish Markets

Thursday, January 31, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Battle of the Fish Markets

Salobreña is not very happy with its neighbour at the moment thanks to Almuñécar publishing a video of the Salobreña fish market in a negative light. »

Brothels, Mickey Finns & Porkies

Thursday, January 31, 2019
By Martin Myall
Brothels, Mickey Finns & Porkies

The Guardia Civil in Puerto Rico-Mogán, (Canary Islands), are investigating a foreign tourist, suspected of fraud. Read on! »

Speed Limit Changes

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Speed Limit Changes

Beware because as of Monday (28th) the new speed limits on national (N-340 for example) roads came into effect meaning that the top speed is 90 KPH. »

Coastal Bumpkins

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Coastal Bumpkins

The Provisional Delegate for Tourism in Granada apologised for having called the representatives from the Costa Tropical "bumpkins." »

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