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La Herradura Drugs Landing

By Martin Myall

The Almuñécar Policía Local managed to thwart a drugs landing on La Herradura beach in the early hours of Monday the 30th. »

Large Shark Washed Up

By Hugh MacArthur

One thing is stumbling across a washed up dolphin, and quite another is bumping into a shark nearly four metres long, even if it is dead. »

Monty the Mountain Goat

By David Darby

Mountain goats (or Spanish Ibex) can be seen on a regular basis if one hangs around Cerro Gordo in La Herradura, but are very rarely seen in Almuñécar. »

Dead Dolphin on Herradura Beach

By Vivienne Hughes

A young dolphin has been found dead, washed up on La Herradura beach, at the Punta end known as La Caleta. »

Beach Botellones

By Martin Myall

For at least the last eight years Almuñécar's Paseo del Altillo has suffered botellones that go on well into the early hours, leaving a rubbish-strewn battleground. »

Terrace Umbrella Accident

By Hugh MacArthur

Today has seen strong gusts of hot wind and one of them swept up a chiringuito terrace umbrella in Salobreña and hurled it against a waiter. »

Salobreña Beach Scare

By Martin Myall

It was at 22:23h yesterday, the 12th of July, when the TEDAX (bomb-disposal squad) carried out a controlled detonation of an explosive artifact. »

Illegal Beach Campsite Cleared

By Vivienne Hughes

Around 30 campers-cum-squatters were turfed off Playa de La Caleta in Maro, Nerja by the Guardia Civil and Policía Local yesterday. »

Jellyfish – No Problem

By Hugh MacArthur

No, jellyfish aren't a problem; the beastie in the video is a problem. The said video was recorded off the Playa de Bolonia in Cadiz at the end of March. »

Seismically Shocked Plankton

By Hugh MacArthur

A shoal of what looked like a shrimps were washed up onto one of Salobreña's beaches during the night of the 22nd, puzzling everybody. »