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Calahonda Flies a Blue Flag

By Louise Powell

The decade-long crisis forced many coastal towns out of the Bandera Azul league, simply because they couldn't afford the costs involved. »

Brit Drowned in Calahonda

By Martin Myall

A British man drowned around midday today whilst out swimming off Playa de La Calahonda. »

Carchuna-Calahonda Sulks

By Hugh MacArthur

The First Councillor of Carchuna-Calahonda is not a happy bunny over Torrenueva's independence, or better said, her lack of it for her townships. »

Ramblas Not Ready for Rains

By Martin Myall

After the first rains, beaches at the mouths of numerous ramblas were strewn with cane and other vegetation. Such was the case with Playa Granada in Motril, for example. »

Dutchman Rescues Swimmer

By Hugh MacArthur

Last Sunday afternoon a westerly gale whipped up the sea off Playa Calahonda and the red flag was flown, yet four young men went swimming. »

Unhealthy Flotsam Trails?

By Martin Myall

Sitting on Salobreña beach you can be forgiven for thinking that we were back in the 80s because the unwholesome-looking scum was making its way to the shore. »

Car Break-ins Thieves Caught

By Hugh MacArthur

(DLC 06) Two Moroccans were arrested by the Guardia Civil, as part of Operación Mohumi, in Carchuna in connection with thefts of valuables from parked cars. »

Coastal Exploitation?

By Hugh MacArthur

The town halls along the Costa Tropical have decided to take advantage of the fact that the regional law to protect the coastline has been suspended. »

Rambla Clearing Before Rains

By Vivienne Hughes

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. »

Coastline Shame

By Hugh MacArthur

Gone are the days when dry riverbeds were the dumping grounds for building waste, old fridges, bidets and dead donkeys - well, they’re almost gone. »

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