Gangland Killing in Mijas

Monday, December 16, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Gangland Killing in Mijas

The Guardia Civil recovered the body of a young man found floating amongst the rocks in Mijas last week - he had been shot multiple times. »

Crash Obstructs Block Entrance

Monday, December 16, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Crash Obstructs Block Entrance

The Motril Policía Local were called in to deal with an upturned car that was blocking the main entrance into a block of flats in Calahonda. »

Sewage on Azucenas Beach

Sunday, December 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Sewage on Azucenas Beach

There has been sewage running down a Motril rambla that leads to Playa Azucena, next to the port. This situation has persisted for at least a fortnight. »


Malahá Earth Tremor

Sunday, December 15, 2019
By Martin Myall
Malahá Earth Tremor

There was a moderate earth tremor under Malahá measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale, which was felt within the nearby city of Granada and surrounding towns. »

Tree Blown Down in Motril

Saturday, December 14, 2019
By Martin Myall
Tree Blown Down in Motril

Yes, it has been a bit blustery along the Costa Tropical - not much rain though, despite the forecast. In Motril a tree leading up to the main church... »

Small Salobreña Fire

Saturday, December 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Small Salobreña Fire

The Motril fire service dealt with a small fire next to the grounds of the Colegio Juan Ramón Jiménez, which is just below the main road in Salobreña. »

Looking Back: Ten Articles!

Friday, December 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Ten Articles!

This website began in August 2009 and back then we were only covering Costa Tropical, yet in December we decided to put up 10 items of regional news, strung... »

New Nerja Rotary Club

Friday, December 13, 2019
By Gazette Reader
New Nerja Rotary Club

The local Rotary district is seeking to expand and as part of its initiative is looking to form an international club to be based in Nerja. »

White Audi Owner Comes Clean

Friday, December 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
White Audi Owner Comes Clean

The decision by the police in Salobreña to ask for citizen collaboration on social media to find the owner of the white Audi A3 paid off. »

Driving The Tracks

Thursday, December 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Driving The Tracks

At the beginning of the month there was a collision between a train and a car that had been driving along the rails in Galicia for reasons unknown. »

Alhambra Special Visit

Thursday, December 12, 2019
By Louise Powell
Alhambra Special Visit

The Heritage Board for Alhambra & Generalife has opened another normally inaccessible area of the place during December: The Habitaciones del Emperador. »

Almuñécar 5-Star News

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar 5-Star News

The 5-star hotel, Cortijo de Andalucía, could finally be opening its door within ten months, thanks to a favourable court finding in the Juzgado de lo Contencioso Administrativo... »

Motril Municipal-Kennel Budget

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Municipal-Kennel Budget

Motril has set aside 85,000 euros from next year's budget for the municipal dog kennels in response to numerous complaints about its state. »

Farmers Block Port

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
By Martin Myall
Farmers Block Port

Around a hundred farmers blocked the main entrance to Motril Port in protest over a lack of control on imported agricultural produce from outside the EU. »

Wanted: White Audi Driver

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Wanted: White Audi Driver

Salobreña's Policía Local are asking for citizen collaboration to help track down a white Audi A3, which caused an accident in town last week. »

Evil Vet & Dastardly Hunters

Monday, December 9, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Evil Vet & Dastardly Hunters

Seven locals from Tierra de Barros (Badajoz) were arrested for cruelty to animals. Also arrested was a vet charged with the same and forgery. »

Let Donald Explain This One

Monday, December 9, 2019
By Martin Myall
Let Donald Explain This One

Bathers were pleased during the summer about the absence of jellyfish along Costa Tropical. Yesterday, however, things changed. »

New Year’s Eve at Sabina

Monday, December 9, 2019
By David Darby
New Year’s Eve at Sabina

Still thinking about where to go on New Year's Eve? Well, why not treat yourselves and see in the New Year at Restaurant Sabinas on Paseo de San Cristobal... »

Where Weapons Go To Die

Sunday, December 8, 2019
By Martin Myall
Where Weapons Go To Die

The Guardia Civil posts at Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria have melted down just over 6,000 weapons. »

Guilty of Manslaughter

Sunday, December 8, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Guilty of Manslaughter

An Almuñécar man, head of a company, has been sentenced to an 18-month, suspended sentence for manslaughter as a result of gross negligence. »

Festive Firmvm

Sunday, December 8, 2019
By Martin Myall
Festive Firmvm

Restaurante Firmvm, now under the management of Nacho (ex-Árbol Blanco), has a choice of three group or company menus on offer for this Christmas and New Year. (News/Business: Almunecar, Costa Tropical,... »

Christmas Carols at Da Nicola

Saturday, December 7, 2019
By David Darby
Christmas Carols at Da Nicola

The Christmas Carol Night at Da Nicola in Almuñécar is becoming a yearly tradition for many. This year things will kick off at 20.00h on Wednesday 18th December. »

Swiss Paraglider Drowns

Saturday, December 7, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Swiss Paraglider Drowns

The Guardia Civil maritime service has located the body of the paraglider that came down in the sea off Castell de Ferro Thursday afternoon »

Almuñécar Medieval Fair

Saturday, December 7, 2019
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Medieval Fair

This bank-holiday weekend sees the Mercadillo Medieval, which will run until Monday between 11.00h and 22.00h each day. »

Restaurante La Corregidora

Friday, December 6, 2019
By Martin Myall
Restaurante La Corregidora

Restaurante La Corregidora in Almuñécar, which is just above the Town Hall Square, has some special group menus lined up for this month and for New Year's Eve! »

Coro Ciudad de Almuñecar

Friday, December 6, 2019
By Anne Eastwood
Coro Ciudad de Almuñecar

This choir may sound as though it has a purely Spanish flavour, but actually it’s international. Our members come from all over the world (Spain, Germany, England, Belgium, Scotland,... »

Molvizar Avocado Theft

Friday, December 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Molvizar Avocado Theft

The Guardia Civil arrested a young man from Molvízar, accused of stealing 1,200 kilos of avocados... that's an awful lot of guacamole! »

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