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When Halloween Isn’t Halloween

By Martin Myall

Motril, Almuñécar and Otivar decided to postpone Halloween because of the rain and hold it at a later date, which although understandable is illogical. »

The Mancomunidad’s Extra Cash

By Hugh MacArthur

The Mancomunidad de Municipios (Area Council) held an Extraordinary General Meeting yesterday resulting in good news for small villages. »

Massive Drain Clearing Operation

By Hugh MacArthur

The water utility company, Aguas y Servicios, which provides service for the Costa Tropical and the Alpujarra, has been out clearing drains. »

More on Otívar Death

By Martin Myall

Having spoken with the Mayor of Otívar and several Otiveños, we can confirm that the victim was a British man in his 60s who had lived in the village for several years. »

Suspected Suicide in Otivar

By Martin Myall

First reports speak of a foreign resident of Otivar having been found hanging in his home near the Plaza de la Constitucíon. »

Vuelta Reaches Almuñécar

By Martin Myall

Good news and bad news... the Vuelta de España cycling race will be passing through Almuñécar before heading up the old Cabra road to Granada. Yes, that's good news for fans and bad news for absolutely everybody else. »

Things on in Otivar

By Martin Myall

Right, tiny Otivar has two events on today; one in the afternoon and one in the evening and both involve eating! Today the coast is chock-a-block - escape! »

Cabra Montes Accident

By Martin Myall

Around 15.00h yesterday afternoon a car plummeted down a scree slope, more or less opposite the roadside fountain on the Cabra road (near the abandoned gasolinera). »

All in a Day’s Work

By Hugh MacArthur

The mountain-rescue services in Granada were busy last Saturday, rescuing people both at 2,900 metres up and also much closer to sea level. »

Otívar’s Níspola Weekend

By Martin Myall

It's the Golden Níspora Fiesta in Otívar this weekend, with plenty of activities: painting exhibitions, martial arts, cooking, a handicraft market, live music and more... »

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