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Another Badly Mistreated Dog

By Vivienne Hughes

A 56-year-old woman was arrested in Vélez-Málaga for alleged cruelty to animals after keeping her dog locked up on a terrace for years. »

Roaches vs Medical Centre

By Hugh MacArthur

The Emergency Department of the medical centre in Rincón de la Victoria closed yesterday afternoon so that it could be fumigated against a plague of cockroaches. »

Imprisonment for Animal Cruelty

By Vivienne Hughes

(TVI02) The owner of a bogus animal-protection association in Torremolinos was in court after allegedly killing hundreds of animals. »

Axarquia Round-Up

By Martin Myall

(TVI01) MMoney has been alloted for the improvement of the back road that links Frigiliana to Torrox. Things are happening in Nerja concerning the sewage treatment plant, as well. »

Building-Waste-Dump Protests

By Vivienne Hughes

(CSC) Locals from the residential area to the north of the Castillo Alto industrial estate are up in arms over a plan to create a building-material dump. »

Holy Hand-Grenade?

By Martin Myall

A rather strange object was uncovered behind the municipal cemetery in Vélez-Málaga. It looked like a hand-grenade but it had an ornate designs. »

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. »

Nerja September Film Guide

By Louise Powell

(CSC) Paula from the Clinica Santa Cecilia in Nerja, who also runs the local cultural radio station RSAFM Sol de Almijara, has provided us with the Nerja Cineclub Film Guide for September. »

Everybody’s Beaches

By Vivienne Hughes

(TLV) There is little that Spain can thank Franco for, but if there is something, it is the fact that nobody can own a beach in Spain - they are all publicly owned and open to all. »

Hamburg Pays Out Over Pepinos

By Hugh MacArthur

It was an economic blow when Hamburg pointed a finger at Spanish cucumbers as the cause of an outbreak of E.coli, which later turned out to be false, but the damage was done. »