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Mountain Park Claims

By Vivienne Hughes

The mountain park, Peña Escrita, in Almuñécar, still has quite a few wild animals looking for a home, but some will never see the day - they have already died. »

Bengal Tiger Dies in Peña Escrita

By Martin Myall

It would appear that one of the several Bengal Tigers in captivity up in the Peña Escrita mountain park has died. »

Peña Escrita Mountain Park Race

By Anne Eastwood

Just when you thought it was time to relax into the summer rhythm, along comes another major sporting event this Sunday 15th June, in our own coastal oasis! »

Farewell to the Mountain Beasts?

By Hugh MacArthur

The Almuñécar Town Hall is negotiating with the Cordoba city zoo over the transfer of animals from Peña Escrita. The Cordoba delegation were also shown around the bird park. »

Tough Plenary Meeting for Mayor

By Martin Myall

The plenary meeting of the Almuñécar Town Council resulted in the Mayor's party being outvoted by the combined opposition. The CA (Benavides) and the PSOE voted against. »

Urgent Town Council Meeting

By Hugh MacArthur

On Monday the 23rd the Mayor of Almuñécar, Trinidad Herrera has convoked extraordinary and urgent meeting of the Town Council. The prime reason concerns the Urbanización Cármenes del Mar. »

Vegetables Confiscated

By Martin Myall

The Almuñécar municipal police pounced, fearlessly, and confiscated 120 kilos of fruit and vegetables from a stallholder at the Sunday flea market. »

Please Take Your Tigers Back

By Martin Myall

The Almuñécar Town Hall is desperately trying to cut the costs of running the Peña Escrita mountain park-cum-zoo. One measure has been to ask the circus that donated three tigers to take them back. »

Mountain Bus Mothballed

By Martin Myall

The Almuñécar branch of the CA opposition party has denounced the that the 4X4 bus service to Peña Escrita has been cancelled and the said bus parked up. »

Car Plunges Down Gully

By Martin Myall

A 53-year-old man died after driving over the side of a steep gully above Almuñécar, on the road that leads up to Peña Escrita. The family had reported him missing the day before. »