Huge Win for City

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By David Darby
Huge Win for City

CD Almuñécar City have just nine days until their first ever league game against Granada Base. On last night's showing against Velez Malaga B they are ready and raring to get started. »

Swede’s Gory Suitcase

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By Martin Myall
Swede’s Gory Suitcase

(CBO) The case of a stabbed police detective, the dismembered body of a male hairdresser in a suitcase and double-murder, Brazilian-born, Swede figures prominently in the news lately. »

MV Cheshire Cargo Not Dangerous

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
MV Cheshire Cargo Not Dangerous

(BVI) The Board of Merchant Shipping belonging to the Central Government has guaranteed that the cargo on MV Cheshire poses no threat to dock handlers nor the environment in general. »

Guajares Fire Extinguished

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Guajares Fire Extinguished

The fire in the Los Guajares was declared ‘extinguished' by infoca on Monday the 11th around 12.00h. »

Damaged Ship Heads for Motril

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Damaged Ship Heads for Motril

(MNG) The British cargo ship, MV Cheshire, which suffered a fire in its cargo hold containing fertilizer on the 12th of August off the Canary islands, will be arriving in Motril. »

The Adventure Begins

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
By David Darby
The Adventure Begins

On the 23rd of September, CD Almuñécar City will take to the field in their first ever league match. »

Pedalling Against Cancer

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Pedalling Against Cancer

(JOA) The AECC presented the Motril Councillor for Tourism, Alicia Crespo, an official cyclist shirt (maillot) from the Reto CeroTresmiles campaign as gesture of gratitude. »

Child Migrants Arrive in Motril

Monday, September 11, 2017
By David Darby
Child Migrants Arrive in Motril

(ALI) The latest group of sub-Saharan migrants, numbering 33, arrived in Motril at 20.00h last Wednesday. Of these, four have declared themselves as minors, including a young girl. »

The 8001st Article

Monday, September 11, 2017
By Martin Myall
The 8001st Article

Yesterday we reached the 8,000-article mark with the article on the Motril police and their seatbelt safety campaign, which is the second milestone this summer. »

Access Lane Improvements

Monday, September 11, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Access Lane Improvements

(COE) Almuñécar will be improving the condition of the access lanes for its inland, municipal dependencies; namely, Los Bañuelos and El Pago de Guerra. »

Seatbelt Campaign Next Week

Sunday, September 10, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Seatbelt Campaign Next Week

(EDV) Motril’s Citizen Safety Councillor, María Ángeles Escámez, announced that the Policía Local will be paying special attention to seatbelt and baby-seat use next week. »

Junta Ignores Almuñécar?

Sunday, September 10, 2017
By Martin Myall
Junta Ignores Almuñécar?

(TES) Almuñécar isn’t a happy bunny over the riverbed clearing operations because, they consider, the Junta has been ignoring them. »

Operación Rubbish vs. Ex-Mayor

Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Martin Myall
Operación Rubbish vs. Ex-Mayor

(TLV/CAT) There is an enormous illegal rubbish dump in the Rio de Miel which contains 800,000 cubic metres of assorted rubbish, but after 16 years of alleged political corruption something is being done about it. »

Rambla Clearing Before Rains

Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Rambla Clearing Before Rains

The Junta has finally put into motion the clearing of overgrown riverbeds and gullies on the Costa Tropical in preparation for the end-of-summer rains. »

September PDF for Downloading

Friday, September 8, 2017
By Editor
September PDF for Downloading

First of all, we apologise for the late appearance of the September PDF. This is due to Martin having been away in the UK and Dave being left holding the fort. »

Endesa Reassures Motril

Friday, September 8, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Endesa Reassures Motril

After two consecutive power cuts on Saturdays this summer, Endesa maintains that the town’s power system is not defective but is in ‘perfect condition.’ »

Almuñécar Road Closed

Friday, September 8, 2017
By David Darby
Almuñécar Road Closed

(TRC) Well, when we say road, it's more of a 'lane' really. We're talking about the narrow, one-way, service road that runs alongside the Friday Market car park and the main N-340, officially called Paseo Blas Infante. »

Torre del Mar 5 – Almuñécar City 4

Thursday, September 7, 2017
By David Darby
Torre del Mar 5 – Almuñécar City 4

(SEL/KIM) Almuñécar City back down to earth with a bump after nine-goal thriller. »

Lifeguards Signing Off

Thursday, September 7, 2017
By David Darby
Lifeguards Signing Off

Lifeguard cover for Almuñécar and La Herradura will cease this Sunday. So, take good care when taking a dip, and keep a close eye on those kiddywinks! »

Musketeers in the Valley

Thursday, September 7, 2017
By Martin Myall
Musketeers in the Valley

(MAD) The Lecrin Town Hall, which is responsable for several villages, is hopeen to see hundred of people turning up for the Beznar Fiestas this coming weekend. »

Andalusia Near Bottom of Healthcare League

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Andalusia Near Bottom of Healthcare League

(VEL) Navarra and Basque Country continue to top the tables in Spain with the best Health Service performance, with the Canary Islands and Valencia Province at the bottom of the table. »

Pedestrian Access to Los Pinos Improvements

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Louise Powell
Pedestrian Access to Los Pinos Improvements

(TAY) Seems simple… rip out the crash barriers, widen the area next to the road to incorporate a pavement, put some barriers back in and Bob's your uncle. Or "sorted" in plain English. »

La Herradura Bay Swim Tale

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
By David Darby
La Herradura Bay Swim Tale

(WSF) We've seen, both in the news and on social media, the spectacle that is the La Herradura, across-the-bay swim. But can we really imagine what it's like? So, we asked competitor Kim Harwood. »

Moped ITV Station in Almuñécar

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
By David Darby
Moped ITV Station in Almuñécar

Just to let all you Almuñécar moped riders know... the mobile ITV station is coming to town again.ALM Mobile ITV »

18 Climbers Rescued

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
18 Climbers Rescued

(RGO) The Guardia Civil, mountain-rescue team had to assist 18 climbers from an 22-man-strong climbing excursion belonging to a local climbing club. »

Motril Power Failure

Monday, September 4, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Power Failure

Parts of Motril were plunged into darkness due to a power failure during the night of Saturday the 2nd. It is thought that the blackout was caused by a transformer failure. »

Jitters, Hoaxes & Rumours

Monday, September 4, 2017
By Martin Myall
Jitters, Hoaxes & Rumours

(GIL) Unfortunately, the Barcelona terrorist attacks have spawned irresponsible online hoaxes about attacks across the country, especially in Granada. »