Nerja Mayor Faces Reckoning

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
By Martin Myall
Nerja Mayor Faces Reckoning

The Public Prosecutor for the law suit over Nerja's illegal dump has recommended that the Mayor of Nerja be banned from office if found guilty. »

Reader’s Letter: Advice Needed

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
By Gazette Reader
Reader’s Letter: Advice Needed

Reader's letter, "I am seeking advice on how to make a claim against the insurance of the property ..." »

Almuñécar’s Outlet Fair

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
By Louise Powell
Almuñécar’s Outlet Fair

The Asociación del Centro Comercial Abierto Sexitano will be holding its I Feria Outlet in Almuñécar from the 28th of this month through to the 1st of March. »


Two Fires within 24 Hours

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
By Martin Myall
Two Fires within 24 Hours

The Almuñécar fire service had to deal with two fires in the space of just 24 hours; one in Almuñécar and the other in La Herradura. »

Fireball Lights up The Sky

Monday, February 24, 2020
By Louise Powell
Fireball Lights up The Sky

Early Sunday morning, just after midnight, saw a large fireball enter the Earth's atmosphere, which momentarily lit up the sky. »

Frenchwoman Hits Pedestrian

Monday, February 24, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Frenchwoman Hits Pedestrian

A French driver knocked over a pedestrian of the same nationality in Torre del Mar on Saturday evening. According to the police, when breathalysed she was over the limit. »

Benny Vs. Trini over 7 Star

Sunday, February 23, 2020
By Martin Myall
Benny Vs. Trini over 7 Star

Ex-Mayor, Juan Carlos Benavides accuses the present Mayor, Trinidad Herrera, of letting Almuñécar's top hotel project slip through her fingers; i.e. the 7-star hotel. »

Reprieve Suspended?

Sunday, February 23, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Reprieve Suspended?

It is calculated that there are some 300,000 illegal dwellings in Andalucía, 50,000 of which are in Málaga with 20,000 of those in the Axarquía area. »

Windsurfer Rescued

Saturday, February 22, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Windsurfer Rescued

The maritime branch of the Guardia Civil rescued a young man on a surfboard off the coast of Torrenueva yesterday. »

Motril Obtains Tasers Too

Saturday, February 22, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Obtains Tasers Too

Following Salobreña's lead, it seems, the Policía Local in Motril will be getting three taser guns as non-lethal weapons, costing between €1,000 & €1,500 each »

Bike Thieves Arrested in Motril

Friday, February 21, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Bike Thieves Arrested in Motril

The Policía Nacional in Motril managed to arrest two youths, aged 17 and 18, accused of stealing mopeds and scooters around the town. »

Choking Almuñécar Man Saved

Friday, February 21, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Choking Almuñécar Man Saved

A police patrol in Almuñécar managed to save the life of a man on Wednesday night, who had been choking to death. »

Jammed Solid

Thursday, February 20, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Jammed Solid

Granada has never suffered so much from a protest march as it did yesterday; neither in numbers or duration. Everybody will remember the day that Granada stood still. »

Discovering Cuenca

Thursday, February 20, 2020
By Martin Myall
Discovering Cuenca

Cuenca, a city in the centre of Spain with many attractions, amongst them the hanging houses of Cuenca and the Ciudad Encantada, which is a park of wind-sculptured boulders. »

Bad Day for Granada Visit

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
By Editor
Bad Day for Granada Visit

Today the centre of Granada is going to be a tractorised hell and hundreds of these vehicles descend on the city to take part in a protest. »

Gaming Hall Closed over Minors

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Gaming Hall Closed over Minors

The Junta de Andalucía brought out a law last December governing gambling establishments. Following this, one such place has been closed down. »

Daughter Dies Seeing Dad Dead

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Daughter Dies Seeing Dad Dead

A double death occurred in Motril on Monday night when the sight of her dead father gave a woman a heart attack and she died. »

Carnival 2020 in La Herradura

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
By Louise Powell
Carnival 2020 in La Herradura

This hugely popular occasions hits the village, like everywhere else, on Saturday the 22nd and Sunday the 23rd, so be prepared! »

Chiringuitos & Chorizos

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
By Martin Myall
Chiringuitos & Chorizos

Rebeca Alcántara did an interesting article last Sunday in the Ideal regional newspaper about how chiringuitos are not happy bunnies; here's why. »

Hotel Wants Compensation

Monday, February 17, 2020
By Martin Myall
Hotel Wants Compensation

The owners and shareholders of Hotel Bahía Tropical in Taramay, Almuñécar want compensation should the building be demolished. »

More LED Street Lighting

Monday, February 17, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
More LED Street Lighting

Calle Camino Barranco in Almuñécar is getting its street lighting sorted out, using the new LED system. The said street is the one next to Avenida del Mediterráneo and... »

One Millionth Castle Visitor

Sunday, February 16, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
One Millionth Castle Visitor

Salobreña castle has just had its first 1,000,000th visitor on Friday. Olivar y Patrice from France stepped through the door at 13.00h. »

Nerja Mayor in Court

Sunday, February 16, 2020
By Martin Myall
Nerja Mayor in Court

A whole host of politicians and ex-politicians from Nerja, including the present Mayor, are coming up before the judge over the untreated sewage that gets pumped into the sea. »

Houses But No Seven Star

Saturday, February 15, 2020
By Martin Myall
Houses But No Seven Star

The projected 7-star hotel in Almuñécar was a ‘dream too far;’ a vote catcher and, in the end, an abandoned worksite... until now, at least. »

New Local Diabetes Treatment

Saturday, February 15, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
New Local Diabetes Treatment

The area hospital in Motril now has an endocrine specialist, which is good news for diabetics who will no longer have to go up to Granada to see one. »

Fishing Boat Rescue

Friday, February 14, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Fishing Boat Rescue

A helicopter from the Salvamento Marítimo rescued three crew members from a fishing boat that had run aground off the Costa Tropical between Melicena and La Rábita. »

Almuñécar’s First Dog Park

Friday, February 14, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar’s First Dog Park

Almuñécar now has its first park exclusively for dogs... and their owners, too, of course. »

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