Motril Lottery Win

Saturday, September 21, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Lottery Win

Motril saw the arrival of 700,000, not-to-be-sniffed-at euros thanks to a lottery win with 20 winners netting 35,000 euros each. »

Kayak Klean Up

Saturday, September 21, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Kayak Klean Up

The Kayak Angling Clubs from Almuñécar and the Rincón de Gójar were busy one Sunday around the middle of September, cleaning up beaches and waters. »

Difficult Arrest in Motril

Friday, September 20, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Difficult Arrest in Motril

A father and son were arrested in Motril by the Policía Nacional, with one of them being accused of carrying out muggings and a burglary. »


Masquerading as Minors

Friday, September 20, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Masquerading as Minors

Many of the immigrants that are landed in Motril Port declare themselves as unaccompanied minors, and as they have no ID, it is difficult to prove otherwise. »

World Strongman Championship

Thursday, September 19, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
World Strongman Championship

Salobreña is going to hold a Campeonato de España de Strongman where participants have to tow a lorry and lift up a car. »

False Rape Accusation

Thursday, September 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
False Rape Accusation

A young woman reported to the police in Fuengirola that she had been gang raped by three dark individuals. It turned out to be a lie. »

Abandoned House Blaze

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Abandoned House Blaze

The Almuñécar fire service were called in to put a fire out in an abandoned building in La Herradura yesterday. »

Urb. Costa Aguilera Fire

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
Urb. Costa Aguilera Fire

There was a hillfire in Salobreña on the Costa Aguiera Alta are, clearly visible from the Hotel Salobreña road junction yesterday. »

Walls of Beach Debris

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Walls of Beach Debris

We might not have had much rain over the weekend on the Costa Tropical, but there' has been in Almería, resulting in our beaches strewn with debris. »

Worried about Brexit?

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
By Martin Myall
Worried about Brexit?

This question has nothing to do with whether you are in favour or not, but rather how you feel it is going to affect your living here or holiday-home... »

Loco Spanish Headlines

Monday, September 16, 2019
By Martin Myall

These Spanish headlines are from ten years ago but were published in this month's paper edition. For those of you outside our distribution area and don't receive a PDF,... »

Dam vs. Riverbed Wildlife

Monday, September 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Dam vs. Riverbed Wildlife

An ecologist organisation complains that there is insufficient water being released down the Guadalfeo riverbed from the RulesDam. This, they point out, is detrimental to the flora and fauna... »

Looking Back: Councillor Punch Up

Sunday, September 15, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Councillor Punch Up

Ten years ago, September was a month of political upheaval with politicians slugging it out on the streets and one particular councillor doing her best to dodge a fine. »

Festival del Mar 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019
By Louise Powell
Festival del Mar 2019

La Herradura will be holding the VII Festival del Mar from the 27th to the 29th of this month, with the slogan, We Are The Sea »

Nerja Sewage Plant Go Ahead

Sunday, September 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Nerja Sewage Plant Go Ahead

The Central Government has finally approved the modifications to the Nerja, sewage-disposal plant, which means that work can recommence. »

Motril’s Fly-Dumping Campaign

Saturday, September 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril’s Fly-Dumping Campaign

Motril Town Hall has received over 200 'denuncias' concerning illegal dumping and domestic rubbish being put out, outside collection times. »

Molvízar Fire Declared Out

Saturday, September 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Molvízar Fire Declared Out

The Almuñécar fire service announced that the fire in a hay-storage shed in Molvizar was finally declared out yesterday morning at 09.00h. »

Erratic Driver Not Drunk

Friday, September 13, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Erratic Driver Not Drunk

A Seprona patrol (Guardia Civil Environmental Branch) noticed a car weaving erratically on the CA-272 near La Puente de Valle (Cantabria). »

Almuñécar PGOU on Display

Friday, September 13, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar PGOU on Display

Almuñécar PGOU (General Urban Development Plan) has now been put on public display so those that wish to contest its contents can inspect it. »

Lobres School Intruders

Thursday, September 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Lobres School Intruders

The Salobreña Policía Local were called into action when the Head Teacher of the Lobres school reported an unauthorised entry into the school. »

Porn Star Hopeful Drowns

Thursday, September 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Porn Star Hopeful Drowns

A young man of 20 died in a swimming pool in Mairena del Aljarafe (Sevilla) shortly after undergoing casting for a porn movie. »

The First Snow Fall

Thursday, September 12, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
The First Snow Fall

Well, all the signs are out there that summer is drawing to a close - the latest is a snowfall on the Sierra Nevada. »

Elderly Swimmers Rescued

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Elderly Swimmers Rescued

Two elderly people had to be rescued after going into the sea near the Tesorillo end of Playa Velilla, despite the heavy surf. »

The Bright Blue Invaders

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Bright Blue Invaders

Beachgoers on La Herradura beach had a surprise when several specimens of what appeared to be Portuguese Man'o'War were washed up, however, they were something quite different. »

Rescue Near Marina del Este

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Rescue Near Marina del Este

A young lad was rescued by the Guardia Civil and a diver from Centro de Buceo de La Herradura after he become trapped at the foot of a cliff. »

Los Tablones Bowman Arrested

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Los Tablones Bowman Arrested

An off-duty policeman from the Guardia Civil called for support from municipal police officers to arrest a man with a bow in Los Tablones. »

The Dirty Seven Strike Back

Monday, September 9, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Dirty Seven Strike Back

The seven mayors aren’t taking the sewage question lying down but will be defending themselves jointly rather than separately. »

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