Looking Back: The Brolly War

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: The Brolly War

Do you remember when the then Mayor, Juan Carlos Benavides banned planting your beach umbrella at first light and then disappearing until around eleven in the morning? »

Brit Dies in Pedalo Incident

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Brit Dies in Pedalo Incident

A British man died on Sunday off Playa del Regueral in Cambrils (Tarragona), when he fell into the water from a pedalo. Despite his frantic efforts the current was taking him out to sea. »

Casa Emilio’s French Award

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Casa Emilio’s French Award

Salobreña chiringuito owner, Emilio Rodríguez, (Chiringuito Casa Emilio) has received a top French culinary award for his merits in hostelry. »


Anemones Poachers Caught

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Anemones Poachers Caught

Three snorkel divers were caught poaching protected species off an Almuñécar beach yesterday by the Guardia Civil. »

The San Juan Aftermath

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
The San Juan Aftermath

Well, we don't know the figures for rubbish left on beaches after San Juan in Salobreña and Almuñécar, but for Motril we do. »

Peñón July Music Nights

Monday, June 24, 2019
By Louise Powell
Peñón July Music Nights

Although Restaurante Peñon in Salobreña will begin music nights on weekends only this month, starting July there will be live music every night at this very popular local restaurant. »

Father and Son Perish in River

Monday, June 24, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Father and Son Perish in River

A 43-year-old father and his 17-year-old son both drowned whilst practicing abseiling down the waterfalls along Rió Trevélez in Órgiva. »

Motril Air Display 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019
By Louise Powell
Motril Air Display 2019

The XIV Festival Aéreo Internacional de Motril is just around the corner; an event that will attract tens of thousands of spectators. »

Lottery Win in Almuñécar

Sunday, June 23, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lottery Win in Almuñécar

The lottery office in the Plaza de la Rosa sold winning tickets for last Thursday's Loteria Nacional, bagging tens of thousands of euros. »

British Child Pool Death

Sunday, June 23, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
British Child Pool Death

A British child died near La Viñuela on Thursday in a small hamlet called Los Romanes after falling into a swimming pool where his family was staying. »

A Score of Immigrants Perish

Saturday, June 22, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
A Score of Immigrants Perish

A few days ago 22 immigrants lost their lives attempting to cross to Spain in an open boat after it began drifting. The survivors were picked up by a... »

Almuñécar Beaches Manned & Ready

Saturday, June 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Beaches Manned & Ready

Almuñécar and La Herradura have got their beaches sorted out and manned, thanks to a budget of 206,000 euros. The town’s new Councillor for Citizen Safety, Paco Robles, presented the... »

Name Calling and Taunts

Saturday, June 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
Name Calling and Taunts

Tension runs high in Almuñécar between members of opposing political parties; i.e., between the A.A. and the C.A. »

Hill Fire in Almuñécar

Friday, June 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
Hill Fire in Almuñécar

A fire is being tackled at the moment in the area of the hamlet, Gelibia. »

The Norwegian Bands!

Friday, June 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Norwegian Bands!

The Norwegian Bands are set to descend upon Almuñécar this weekend, and we're not talking about bands of raiding Vikings, but youth brass bands. »

San Juan Cantarriján Night Bus

Friday, June 21, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
San Juan Cantarriján Night Bus

The Cantarriján shuttle service will be putting on special runs for San Juan this weekend, which will be very handy for those hoping to make a night of it. »

Looking Back: More Crime

Thursday, June 20, 2019
By Editor
Looking Back: More Crime

Today's Looking Back article deals with a sharp increase in crime on the Costa Tropical, coinciding with the onset of the economic crisis that was to last a full... »

Brush Fire in Baños de Graena

Thursday, June 20, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Brush Fire in Baños de Graena

Infoca, even though we are still in Spring, is tackling around two fires a day all over Andalucía; the latest was in Baños de Graena, Granada. »

Salobreña Beaches Ready

Thursday, June 20, 2019
By Martin Myall
Salobreña Beaches Ready

Starting last weekend, the lifeguards are on duty along Salobreña beaches. The beaches have also been raked and levelled. »

Be Careful with Bank Cards

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Be Careful with Bank Cards

Two youngsters in Guadix were arrested for allegedly draining somebody's bank account with a stolen credit card. »

Cotobro N-340 Road Accident

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Cotobro N-340 Road Accident

A moped rider was seriously injured after colliding with a car on the N-340 where it passes through the municipality of Almuñécar, resulting in an open thigh fracture. »

Dogs Stolen from Animal Home

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Dogs Stolen from Animal Home

An animal-refuge home in Órgiva has reported that four of its dogs have been stolen after thieves cut a hole in the perimetre fence. »

Cantarriján Bus Service Begins

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Cantarriján Bus Service Begins

From this coming weekend on the Playa Cantarriján a shuttle service will be operative until the beginning of September. »

Sticky Translucent Beachgoers

Monday, June 17, 2019
By Martin Myall
Sticky Translucent Beachgoers

Almuñécar beaches have been invaded by mysterious, gelatine creatures - and no we're not talking about jellyfish or Granadinos. »

Novelties in Salobreña

Monday, June 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Novelties in Salobreña

The Repsol gasolinera in Salobreña, (the one next to Supersol) has incorporated two new services which might interest many locals. »

The Party of Disappointment

Sunday, June 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Party of Disappointment

Something just broke in Spain, following the Municipal and General Elections, and it does not bode well. »

Looking Back: Medical Centre

Sunday, June 16, 2019
By Editor
Looking Back: Medical Centre

Today's Looking Back article is about the old medical centre in La Herradura, which was in its last throes of use. »

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