Bach The Heavy Rocker

Sunday, July 21, 2019
By Martin Myall

Here's something different - a break from the news! If you had any doubts that JS Bach was the father of Heavy Rock, this should dispel them. Johann Sebastian Bach ; Toccata & Fugue in Dm, by Sinfonity »

Parking Rebels

Sunday, July 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
Parking Rebels

The ban on parking on the edge of the beach on Playa Poniente is resulting in a clash between administrations and skirmishes with rebel parkers. »

Time to Crank up the Fines

Sunday, July 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
Time to Crank up the Fines

Motril will be bringing in stiffer dumping fines after the cleaning crews had to pick up 31 tonnes of illegally dumped rubbish in just over a week. »


Structure to be Fenced off

Saturday, July 20, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Structure to be Fenced off

Salobreña Town Hall has called on the owner of the apartment-block, skeleton-structure to complete the fencing off around the building site, following the accident. »

Contactless Online Fraud

Saturday, July 20, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Contactless Online Fraud

Every time they bring out a new way of making payments there are those that find ways of using the system to steal your money. »

Teenager Falls Two Floors

Friday, July 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Teenager Falls Two Floors

A teenage girl fell from the second floor of a block of flats under construction in Salobreña yesterday evening. »

Dangling Head down

Friday, July 19, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Dangling Head down

A man, who was engaged in pruning a tall palm tree lost his grip and was left dangling upside down and had to be rescued. »

Prisoner Escapes in Salobreña

Thursday, July 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
Prisoner Escapes in Salobreña

A prisoner, who escaped from the holding cells in the Guardia Civil post in Salobreña on Tuesday evening, has since been recaptured. »

Swedish Fugitives Arrested

Thursday, July 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
Swedish Fugitives Arrested

An off-duty officer belonging to the Policía Nacional arrested two Swedish brothers on the run in a shopping mall in Málaga on Sunday 7th. »

Nerja Caves Burgled Again

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Nerja Caves Burgled Again

For the second time in six months the Cuevas de Nerja ticket office has been burgled, this time during the early hours of Monday. »

Man Drowns in Maro

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Man Drowns in Maro

Sunday saw the death of a man in Nerja from drowning. He had been descending the Maro cliffs when he fell into the water. »

Looking Back: ATM Mugging

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: ATM Mugging

Much like last month's article from a decade back, La Herradura was going through a rough patch owing to muggings, flashers and a whole range of unsavoury happenings. »

La Caleta Fiesta Finale

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
By Louise Powell
La Caleta Fiesta Finale

Today is the big day of the Fiestas de la Virgen del Carmen de La Caleta-La Guardia, which began on the 12th. »

Farewell to Arms

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Farewell to Arms

Owing to firearms either being confiscated or simply handed in, the Guardia Civil, destroyed over 50,000 firearms last year. »

Nacla Hill Fire

Monday, July 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Nacla Hill Fire

The Infoca (Forest Fire Service) and the Motril fire service were called out to tackle a hill fire in the Nacla area of the municipality. »

Selling A Moribund Pup

Monday, July 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Selling A Moribund Pup

The Guardia Civil in Motril are investigating a man local man suspected of animal cruelty and document forgery. »

New Demolition Order

Sunday, July 14, 2019
By Martin Myall
New Demolition Order

Costas has still got its teeth into the sports facilities on La Herradura beach, seeking its demolition since May 2016. »

Motril Fire Suspect Acquitted

Sunday, July 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Fire Suspect Acquitted

The suspect, who was arrested at the scene of the recent fire in a palm-tree plantation in Motril, has been acquitted. »

Intercepted

Saturday, July 13, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Intercepted

A total of 18 illegal immigrants were arrested by the Guardia Civil on Thursday soon after they reached land in Salobreña. »

Motril Beach Parking Solution

Saturday, July 13, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Beach Parking Solution

Motril Town Hall has come up with temporary parking space for 1,500 vehicles on Playa de Playa de Poniente, following the parking crisis. »

Looking Back: Looking Big

Friday, July 12, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Looking Big

This year the coast gets plenty of visitors and not all of them are human, such as the basking shark from ten years ago. »

Motril Port Open Day

Friday, July 12, 2019
By Louise Powell
Motril Port Open Day

Motril Port will have its Open Day on the 13th of this month including a chance to go aboard a Spanish Navy corvette. »

Elderly Beachgoer Rescued

Thursday, July 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Elderly Beachgoer Rescued

Lifeguards on Playa de Velilla in Almuñécar saved the life of an elderly gentleman some 60 metres off the beach on Friday. »

Motril Market Reforms

Thursday, July 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
Motril Market Reforms

Renovation work in Motril's Municipal Market has begun and the Mayor, Luisa García Chamorro, was straight around there for spot of limelight. »

Torre del Mar Air Show

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Torre del Mar Air Show

If you loved the Motril Air Show and are panting for more, you're in luck because the Torre del Mar Air Show is just around the corner! »

Drowned under a Waterfall

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Drowned under a Waterfall

On Sunday the 7th an abseiler drowned as he dangled on his rope, trapped beneath a waterfall after his tackle jammed. »

Not a Good Start

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
By Martin Myall
Not a Good Start

As soon as the increased summer population of La Herradura ups the workload on the new sewage system... well, you can guess what hits the fan, so to speak. »

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