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Non-Smoking Beach

By Hugh MacArthur

The Mayor of Motril, Flor Almón, and health representatives from the Junta and Hospital Santa Ana have signed a pact that will see a Motril beach area converted to non-smoking. »

Lottery Win in Motril

By Hugh MacArthur

The First Prize of the Lotería Nacional, which was held last Saturday, landed in Motril, with the number 22993 winning 600.000 euros. »

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. »

Motril’s Hunting Fair

By Hugh MacArthur

A hunting fair is being held in the Plaza de Toros this weekend in Motril, where there is the largest exhibition of birds of prey in the whole of Andalucia. »

Countering Illegal Dumping

By Hugh MacArthur

Motril has nine hot spots for illegal dumping and it doesn’t matter how many times municipal workers clean them up, within days they’re full of rubbish again. »

Motril Molester Sentenced

By Hugh MacArthur

The Motril law courts have sentenced a man to a 21-month, suspended sentence for having sexually assaulted a women in the streets of the town. »

Coastal Exploitation?

By Hugh MacArthur

The town halls along the Costa Tropical have decided to take advantage of the fact that the regional law to protect the coastline has been suspended. »

Ronda Poniente Reopened

By Hugh MacArthur

The Ronda Poniente in Motril reopened today after the tarmacking work concluded, with the laying down of the white lines etc done Yesterday night. »

Music Sur in Motril

By Louise Powell

Música Sur brought five days of chamber music to the Costa Tropical this september, performed in various venues within Motril. »

Fire in the Nacla

By Editor

The Motril firemen were called out on the 10th of September to tackle a fire in the Nacla area of town - that’s in the north of the municipality. »