Animal Cruelty at Dog Shelter?

Sunday, January 19, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Animal Cruelty at Dog Shelter?

The Guardia Civil (Seprona) has begun to investigate the municipal dog compound over accusations of animal cruelty. »

Snow at Last!

Sunday, January 19, 2020
By Martin Myall
Snow at Last!

The Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMET) has raised the alert level to Level Orange for today and tomorrow owing to the snow forecast. »

No Blind Dogs Allowed

Saturday, January 18, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
No Blind Dogs Allowed

Three blind men had decided to do the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, accompanied by their guide dogs. One of them is from Pampaneira (La Alpujarra) and they were all on the toughest leg. »


Elderly Man in Road Accident

Saturday, January 18, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Elderly Man in Road Accident

A man in his 80s suffered a road accident whilst riding his scooter on the N-340 more or less above Cotobro in Almuñécar. »

Motril Lorry Driver in ICU

Friday, January 17, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Lorry Driver in ICU

A lorry driver from Motril was involved in a road accident on the AP-7 in Castellón (Valencia) when he lost control of the vehicle. He is at present in... »

Woman in Molvízar Accident

Friday, January 17, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Woman in Molvízar Accident

Yesterday, fire personnel from Almuñécar had to pull out a woman from a crashed car in Molvízar after she came off the GR-5303 where it passes... »

Invasive Seaweed off Almuñécar

Thursday, January 16, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Invasive Seaweed off Almuñécar

Readers will remember that a couple of months back Motril fishermen discovered an invasive species of Asian seaweed in their fishing grounds - now it has appeared off Almuñécar. »

Customer Thwarts Armed Hold-Up

Thursday, January 16, 2020
By Martin Myall
Customer Thwarts Armed Hold-Up

A bar owner was closing up when two individuals burst in armed with large knives - it was coming up to midnight and they weren't there to sell encyclopaedias. »

Clean-Up Crew Cleared Off

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Clean-Up Crew Cleared Off

A convict from the provincial prison in Albolote managed to escape whilst out on a clean-up operation around the Cubillas Reservoir three weeks ago. »

Saudi Ship Causes Waves

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Saudi Ship Causes Waves

Again, the presence of a Saudi ship allegedly carrying arms in Motril Port has caused protests, this time from Podemos. »

Police Save Child’s Life

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
By Martin Myall
Police Save Child’s Life

Last Friday afternoon, two policemen belonging to the Motril Policía Local saved the life of a young girl who had been choking, using the Heimlich Manoeuvre. »

Kiddy Park Collapses

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Kiddy Park Collapses

A play park literally sank into an underground car park in Santander. Fortunately, this happened in the early hours of the morning and nobody was hurt. »

Blues at the Auditorium

Monday, January 13, 2020
By Louise Powell
Blues at the Auditorium

The Granada Blues Band, which enjoys national renown, will be playing in Salobreña at the Auditorium on Friday the 17th. »

Better the King of Beggars…

Monday, January 13, 2020
By Martin Myall
Better the King of Beggars…

Thousands of Guardia Civil, Sergeant Majors are refusing promotion to 2nd Lieutenant because of the drop in pay and prestige. »

Nerja Flat Fire

Sunday, January 12, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Nerja Flat Fire

A block of flats on Calle Antonio Ferrandis, Nerja, had to be evacuated yesterday morning following a fire in one of the apartments. »

A-44 Roadworks Starting Monday

Sunday, January 12, 2020
By Martin Myall
A-44 Roadworks Starting Monday

Starting on Monday the 13th, there be will road works on the A-44 (Coast to Granada autovia) near the Gabias-Alhendrín junction. »

Peña Escrita Road Resurfaced

Saturday, January 11, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Peña Escrita Road Resurfaced

The Agriculture and Environment Department at the Almuñécar Town Hall is in the process of retarcaking the road leading up to the Peña Escrita Mountain Park... which is closed.... »

Slower Motril Ferry

Saturday, January 11, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Slower Motril Ferry

The ferry that used to do the Motril-Melilla route has been replaced by a slower one that takes up to an hour longer to complete the crossing. »

Motril Mining Park

Friday, January 10, 2020
By Martin Myall
Motril Mining Park

The Parque del Cerro del Toro (Motril) might soon leave its state of limbo and abandon thanks to a possible agreement between the Junta and the Town Hall. »

The Batallón Basurista

Thursday, January 9, 2020
By Martin Myall
The Batallón Basurista

The Batallón Basurista SNL Sierra Nevada got together ten volunteers, aged between 61 and 13 to clear up dumped tyres in barrancos and on hillsides in Gualchos. »

Shopping Centre Thief Caught

Thursday, January 9, 2020
By Martin Myall
Shopping Centre Thief Caught

One man went Christmas shopping in a large shopping centre in Armilla (Granada) after all the shops had closed... and was caught. »

Sex Slaves in Motril

Thursday, January 9, 2020
By Martin Myall
Sex Slaves in Motril

The Brigadas de Extranjera based in Motril and Granada, as well as the Policía Nacional in Madrid, have been investigating a gang of people traffickers dedicated to forced... »

Sports Pavilion Case Sentence

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
By Martin Myall
Sports Pavilion Case Sentence

Almuñécar Town Hall is enjoying a winning streak as far as court cases go; the latest concerns a La Herradura underground car park. »

Injured by Xmas-Tree Fire

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Injured by Xmas-Tree Fire

A 50-year-old woman received burns to her face and arms when her Christmas tree burst into flames. She also has smoke inhalation. »

German Driver Killed on A-7

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
German Driver Killed on A-7

A 24-year-old, German driver died yesterday afternoon in a road accident on the A-7 within the municipality of Nerja. »

A JCB, ATM, Tractor & Trailer

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
By Martin Myall
A JCB, ATM, Tractor & Trailer

Using ATMs is becoming easier with more operating features available but there are still those that prefer using a JCB to make a withdrawal. »

Puntalón Rubbish Complaint

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Puntalón Rubbish Complaint

Rubbish has been piling up on the old Puntalón road leading to Carchuna in Motril and apparently it's been like this for months. »

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