Looking Back: Councillor Punch Up

Sunday, September 15, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Councillor Punch Up

Ten years ago, September was a month of political upheaval with politicians slugging it out on the streets and one particular councillor doing her best to dodge a fine. »

Festival del Mar 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019
By Louise Powell
Festival del Mar 2019

La Herradura will be holding the VII Festival del Mar from the 27th to the 29th of this month, with the slogan, We Are The Sea »

Nerja Sewage Plant Go Ahead

Sunday, September 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Nerja Sewage Plant Go Ahead

The Central Government has finally approved the modifications to the Nerja, sewage-disposal plant, which means that work can recommence. »


Motril’s Fly-Dumping Campaign

Saturday, September 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril’s Fly-Dumping Campaign

Motril Town Hall has received over 200 'denuncias' concerning illegal dumping and domestic rubbish being put out, outside collection times. »

Molvízar Fire Declared Out

Saturday, September 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Molvízar Fire Declared Out

The Almuñécar fire service announced that the fire in a hay-storage shed in Molvizar was finally declared out yesterday morning at 09.00h. »

Erratic Driver Not Drunk

Friday, September 13, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Erratic Driver Not Drunk

A Seprona patrol (Guardia Civil Environmental Branch) noticed a car weaving erratically on the CA-272 near La Puente de Valle (Cantabria). »

Almuñécar PGOU on Display

Friday, September 13, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar PGOU on Display

Almuñécar PGOU (General Urban Development Plan) has now been put on public display so those that wish to contest its contents can inspect it. »

Lobres School Intruders

Thursday, September 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Lobres School Intruders

The Salobreña Policía Local were called into action when the Head Teacher of the Lobres school reported an unauthorised entry into the school. »

Porn Star Hopeful Drowns

Thursday, September 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Porn Star Hopeful Drowns

A young man of 20 died in a swimming pool in Mairena del Aljarafe (Sevilla) shortly after undergoing casting for a porn movie. »

The First Snow Fall

Thursday, September 12, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
The First Snow Fall

Well, all the signs are out there that summer is drawing to a close - the latest is a snowfall on the Sierra Nevada. »

Elderly Swimmers Rescued

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Elderly Swimmers Rescued

Two elderly people had to be rescued after going into the sea near the Tesorillo end of Playa Velilla, despite the heavy surf. »

The Bright Blue Invaders

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Bright Blue Invaders

Beachgoers on La Herradura beach had a surprise when several specimens of what appeared to be Portuguese Man'o'War were washed up, however, they were something quite different. »

Rescue Near Marina del Este

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Rescue Near Marina del Este

A young lad was rescued by the Guardia Civil and a diver from Centro de Buceo de La Herradura after he become trapped at the foot of a cliff. »

Los Tablones Bowman Arrested

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Los Tablones Bowman Arrested

An off-duty policeman from the Guardia Civil called for support from municipal police officers to arrest a man with a bow in Los Tablones. »

The Dirty Seven Strike Back

Monday, September 9, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Dirty Seven Strike Back

The seven mayors aren’t taking the sewage question lying down but will be defending themselves jointly rather than separately. »

Things Not to Do in Sevilla

Monday, September 9, 2019
By Martin Myall
Things Not to Do in Sevilla

A woman was arrested for punching a Guardia Civil policeman in the face in Castilleja de la Cuesta (Sevilla). Is nothing sacred? »

Looking Back: Summer Summary

Sunday, September 8, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Summer Summary

The first article this month that takes a look at what was going on along our coast ten years ago was a summary of summer 2009. »

Sports Ground Burglar Arrested

Sunday, September 8, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Sports Ground Burglar Arrested

The Guardia Civil arrested a repeat offender in Salobreña accused of breaking into the sports facilities last month. »

Polopos Goes Dutch

Sunday, September 8, 2019
By Martin Myall
Polopos Goes Dutch

The village of Polopos is not the easiest place to get to, but it is well worth braving the ten kilometres of winding access lane. »

The Dirty Seven

Saturday, September 7, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
The Dirty Seven

The provincial public prosecutor is taking seven mayors on the Costa Tropical to court for dumping untreated sewage. »

Plenty of Dolphins

Saturday, September 7, 2019
By Louise Powell
Plenty of Dolphins

We had a press release from Mike Shaw Roberts, who runs the popular boat charter company, Sailnplay, telling us about record dolphin sightings. »

Mugger Doused Victim with Petrol

Friday, September 6, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Mugger Doused Victim with Petrol

A woman has been taken into custody after allegedly dousing a woman she intended to mug with petrol - the victim had her baby with her. »

Motril Town Hall Work

Friday, September 6, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Town Hall Work

Motril Town Hall, which is situated in the Plaza de España, will have a make over on its facade, the Town Council has decided. »

Positive Rail Viability Study

Thursday, September 5, 2019
By Martin Myall
Positive Rail Viability Study

The University of Granada has carried out a technical study and concluded that a Motril-to-Granada train connection is possible. »

Microsoft Service Scam

Thursday, September 5, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Microsoft Service Scam

The Guardia Civil Head Quarters in Coruña has issued a warning to online users concerning a Microsoft Service scam. »

Excursion: Montefrío

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
By Martin Myall
Excursion: Montefrío

According to National Geographic (2015) Montefrío is in the top ten of the best views in the world, which is not to be sniffed at! »

Marina Beach Beef

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Marina Beach Beef

The end of summer is just around the corner and the focus on the maintenance of beaches is waning, which has Playa Marina del Este panicking. »

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