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Blood and Bikes

By Hugh MacArthur

If you live in Almuñécar you have two upcoming dates that might concern you: blood donations and ITVs for mopeds. Read on for Gualchos and Albuñol, too. »

Costa Population Fluctuations

By Vivienne Hughes

The population on the Costa Tropical is fluctuating, with some towns increasing in population whilst other decrease. »

The Mancomunidad’s Extra Cash

By Hugh MacArthur

The Mancomunidad de Municipios (Area Council) held an Extraordinary General Meeting yesterday resulting in good news for small villages. »

Massive Drain Clearing Operation

By Hugh MacArthur

The water utility company, Aguas y Servicios, which provides service for the Costa Tropical and the Alpujarra, has been out clearing drains. »

Rambla Clearing Begins

By Hugh MacArthur

Work has finally begun on clearing out the ramblas and barrancos on the Costa Tropica, starting with Almuñécar. »

The Sea Brings Another Body

By Hugh MacArthur

There has been another body discovered, floating off the Costa Tropical, the third in one week, coming after the La Herradura and Motril ones. »

Norwegian’s Yacht Sinks

By Hugh MacArthur

It was at 01.15h on Sunday the 26th that a Norwegian yachtsman started fire distress flares after his boat sank off Playa El Pozuelo in Albuñol. »

People Smugglers Arrested

By Vivienne Hughes

The Guardia Civil carried out dawn arrests along the Costa Tropical on suspected members of a gang dealing in human trafficking or people smuggling.. »

Persistent Plastic Mocks Costas

By Hugh MacArthur

The greenhouses have gone, demolished, but some of the plastic refuse hasn't; it's littering Playa El Pozuelo (municipality of Albuñol). »

Exploitation Wages?

By Martin Myall

On Thursday the 26th the Albuñol Town Council held an Plenary Meeting to discus the situation in the municipality’s plastic green houses - the workers are not happy. »

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