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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. »

Big Port Plans

By Martin Myall

It was back in 1999 that Motril hatched plans to set up a large industrial estate near the port but only now is it taking place - tenuously. »

Just in Time

By Hugh MacArthur

The Motril Councillor for Agriculture, Gloria Chica, announced on the 17th that the Rambla de las Brujas had been cleared, just days before rains coming. »

At Long Last!

By Hugh MacArthur

The long awaited and much needed work on the overgrown ramblas along the Costa Tropical began on the 9th, namely in Motril and on the Rambla de las Brujas. »

The Junta’s Backpedaling

By Martin Myall

The Mayor of Almuñécar is not a happy bunny over the Junta's decision to deny the town extra funding for being a tourist-orientated municipality. »