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Port Lorry Park Closer

By Hugh MacArthur

The Mayor of Motril, Flor Almón, went to Sevilla for a meeting with the Junta’s Ministry of Public Works concerning the proposed Industrial Estate behind Motril Port. »

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. »

Politicians & Kayaks

By Martin Myall

A Junta bigwig for Economy & Employment, Juan José Martín Arcos, can be seen sitting in a canoe on La Herradura beach, part of a canoe-flotilla of local politicians. »

Mussels, No Thanks!

By Martin Myall

The Almuñequeros might enjoy eating mussels, but they don’t want any mussel farms off Punta de la Mona, which is why the Head of the Junta was greeted with a protest banner. »