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The Park That Isn’t

By Martin Myall

(COE) Nearly 5-million euros later and the new park, Cerro del Toro, to the north of Motril stands deteriorating, having never seen one single visitor - because it has never been opened. »

Grieving Parents Walk out

By Martin Myall

(AXL) The death of a young mother in a hospital lift in Sevilla is now being debated in the Regional Government; how it happened and why it happened, which is not the same, of course. »

Junta Ignores Almuñécar?

By Martin Myall

(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

By Martin Myall

(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. »

Andalusian Death Duties

By Hugh MacArthur

Death duties in Andalucia are scandalous and unjustifiable; that’s not an editorial comment but rather a widely held belief amongst most people here. »

Insufficient Medical Staff

By Vivienne Hughes

The Motril branch of the Partido Popular is asking for more summer personnel for the public-health services on the Costa Tropical, especially Calahonda and Carchuna. »

Hope for Nerja Medical Centre

By Vivienne Hughes

For the last 14 years Nerja has been waiting for its new medical centre and now, finally, it looks like it will finally happen, pending a category change. »

Motril Hospital Improved

By Vivienne Hughes

The area hospital, Hospital Santa Ana, has received a 667,000-euro boost from the Junta de Andalucia for improving several departments in the building. »

From Dump to Park

By Vivienne Hughes

The street work near the Hermanos Callejón football ground in Barrio del Cerillo in Motril is motoring ahead. »

New Carmenes Court Decision

By Martin Myall

For all it's worth, the provincial court has found in favour of the Cármenes de Mar residents again, but the bureaucrats are still stalling. »