Tag Archive

Red-Flag Fines Rejected

By Vivienne Hughes

The decision by the Motril Town Council to reject a call to make swimming where there is a red flag flying forbidden has drawn criticism. »

Beach Plastic Clean Up

By Vivienne Hughes

A dozen volunteers have cleared up nearly half a tonne of debris on Playa de Fuentepiedra, which had been dragged down Rio Verde in Almuñécar by the heavy rainfall. »

Floods & Fires

By Hugh MacArthur

The early hours of yesterday saw the Motril Fire Service and Policía Local rushing around in the south of town sorting out the flooding and a fire. »

Wet, Wet & Wetter!

By Martin Myall

There have only been brief respites in the rain in the last few days, and we've got at least another week of this to come - lucky trees! »

Dead Dolphin in La Herradura

By Editor

A dead dolphin was washed up on La Herradura beach yesterday. Beach walkers reported the find and the cleaning company removed the carcass. »

Santa on La Herradura Beach

By Hugh MacArthur

Little by little, Father Christmas is making inroads into children's traditions here, so that, it is no surprise for him to appear on La Herradura beach. »

Animal Graveyard Beaches

By Hugh MacArthur

Dolphins, Sunfish and even wild boars are being found on the beaches of Costa Tropical lately, the latest was a dolphin on Playa de Calabajío in Almuñécar. »

Non-Smoking Beach

By Hugh MacArthur

The Mayor of Motril, Flor Almón, and health representatives from the Junta and Hospital Santa Ana have signed a pact that will see a Motril beach area converted to non-smoking. »

Busy Beach Cleaning Operation

By Vivienne Hughes

Workers from the Almuñécar beach-cleaning company, Urbaser were busy last week picking up tonnes of seaweed, which had been washed up by the surf. »

Lifeguards Signing Off

By David Darby

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! »

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