Looking Back: Gasp!

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Gasp!

The Seaside Gazette has always been a satirical rag with plenty of tongue-in-cheek reporting and today’s Looking Back article is a prime example. In 2009 the main income of many town halls was still building licences but they were quickly drying up as the building sector contracted, unable to find credit from banks. We... »

Don’t Park in the Pontanila

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Don’t Park in the Pontanila

Today is the big change over for one-way streets and other traffic-flow changes in Salobreña, which mainly affect the Pontanilla area of town. »

Weather Crisis Committee

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
By Martin Myall
Weather Crisis Committee

Three levels of administration have got together on the Plan de Emergencias por Riesgos de Inundaciones y Nevadas for our province. »


Looking Back to Jack

Monday, November 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back to Jack

Here's a piece of house news: Dave and Di's son is ten today, so I dug up his birth announcement from 2009 as a looking back article. »

Almuñécar Ordered To Pay

Monday, November 11, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Ordered To Pay

The Almuñécar Town Hall will have to find 1.3m euros over an urban development deal with a real-estate company almost 14 years ago. »

Died on the Way to Vote

Monday, November 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Died on the Way to Vote

An elderly lady died yesterday as she waited in line to vote in Vélez Benaudalla. »

Arsonist Eagle Owl

Sunday, November 10, 2019
By Martin Myall
Arsonist Eagle Owl

The Guadix fire service were called out on Friday to tackle a fire caused by an owl which had flown into an electricity transformer. »

Lidl Centres on Lecrín

Sunday, November 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Lidl Centres on Lecrín

The Lidl project going up in the Poniente de Granada (Escúzar) is anything but little, on its 130,000 sq/m plot. »

Looking Back: 20th Anniversary

Saturday, November 9, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: 20th Anniversary

This Looking Back article covers the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the opening of Salobreña medical centre, which makes this year the 30th anniversary - did you hear... »

Cármenes Court Finding

Saturday, November 9, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Cármenes Court Finding

The High Court of the land has rejected the appeal lodged by the company that built Carmenes del Mar on Cerro Gordo (La Herradura). »

Old Market Wall Rebuilt

Saturday, November 9, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Old Market Wall Rebuilt

The Salobreña Public Works Department has had workers out rebuilding a wall in the Plaza del Antiguo Mercado up in the Old Town. »

Looking Back: Blue Zones

Friday, November 8, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Blue Zones

You might think that Almuñécar's paseos have always been Blue Zones; paid parking , but as you will see from this Looking Back article, it all began 10 years... »

Guardia Guilty of Sexual Abuse

Friday, November 8, 2019
By Martin Myall
Guardia Guilty of Sexual Abuse

The provincial law courts have found an Almuñécar-born, Guardia Civil policeman guilty of child sexual abuse, sentencing him to 12 years imprisonment. »

Drunk Driver Attacks Policeman

Friday, November 8, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Drunk Driver Attacks Policeman

A female driver has been found guilty of drink driving and attacking a police officer whilst being arrested. Her passenger was found guilty of aggression, as well. »

Did They Get Their Square?

Thursday, November 7, 2019
By Martin Myall
Did They Get Their Square?

Since this 2009 article was written ten years ago, many foreigners have moved to Molvízar - we know because we leave mags at the gasolinera there and they mostly... »

Kitchen Surgery

Thursday, November 7, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Kitchen Surgery

A cat owner was arrested in La Guardia (Jaen) after allegedly carrying out home surgery on her cats - she has been charged with Animal Cruelty. »

Underwater Photography

Thursday, November 7, 2019
By Louise Powell
Underwater Photography

It's that time of year again in La Herradura because the II Open de Fotografía y Vídeo submarino Bahía de La Herradura 2019 is upon us. »

Salobreña’s New Police Dog

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
By Martin Myall
Salobreña’s New Police Dog

The Policía Local now have a 4-year-old sniffer-dog, Linda which is an Alsatian or German Shepherd, if you prefer. »

Salobreña Traffic-Flow Changes

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Salobreña Traffic-Flow Changes

Starting on the 12th, Salobreña will be see changes to traffic flow in the Pontanilla. There will also be two new parking areas. »

Maldonaitor Headstone

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
By Martin Myall
Maldonaitor Headstone

Luis Augusto Maldonado, better known as El Maldonaitor, now has a name plaque on his burial niche in the Almuñécar cemetery, thanks to a generous donar. »

Low Crop Prices

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
By Martin Myall
Low Crop Prices

It's amazing the difference between what the big supermarket chains pay farmers for their fresh fruit and veg and the price on the supermarket shelves - and... »

Car Fire in Salobreña

Monday, November 4, 2019
By Martin Myall
Car Fire in Salobreña

A car caught fire on the main drag down to Salobreña beach during the late morning of Sunday - nobody was hurt. »

Child Escapes Sexual Assault

Monday, November 4, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Child Escapes Sexual Assault

On Halloween night an 11-year-old girl had a narrow escape in Nerja after being accosted by a young male in the centre of town. »

Mavil Furniture Almuñécar

Sunday, November 3, 2019
By David Darby
Mavil Furniture Almuñécar

Which is the biggest furniture store in Almuñécar? Well, from the title of this article, you have probably guessed that it is Muebles Mavil. »

This is BBQ Salobreña

Sunday, November 3, 2019
By David Darby
This is BBQ Salobreña

At This Is BBQ you’ll experience delicious smoked barbecue and seasonal salads carefully prepared with freshest ingredients! »

Halloween Power Cut

Saturday, November 2, 2019
By Martin Myall
Halloween Power Cut

Power cuts in Almuñécar when the town is full has become a tradition, it seems. Halloween saw one such blackout. »

Halloween Vandals

Saturday, November 2, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Halloween Vandals

Who would have thought that spooks could be vandals, but this is the only conclusion after a Halloween rampage in Salobreña. »

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