Unreasonable Costas?

Friday, October 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
Unreasonable Costas?

The Central-Government department, Costas has decided to fence off the parking in front of a chiringuito on Playa Granada. »

La Caleta Tidied Up

Friday, October 18, 2019
By Editor
La Caleta Tidied Up

Salobreña Town Hall has started sprucing up the Plaza del Lavadero, in la Caleta. »

The Food Truck Has Friends

Thursday, October 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
The Food Truck Has Friends

Folk from Salobreña have joined to help out the owner of the Food Truck, which was destroyed in a fire recently. »


A Plague of Mice Shuts Park

Thursday, October 17, 2019
By Editor
A Plague of Mice Shuts Park

Owing to a plague of mice, Salobreña has had to close one of its parks to the public whilst the problem is dealt with. »

Swedish Woman Dies in Pool

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Swedish Woman Dies in Pool

An elderly Swedish woman was found dead in her pool on Monday afternoon, on the outskirts of Alcaucín. »

San Miguel House Fire

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
San Miguel House Fire

The Almuñécar fire service was called out to a house fire on Calle Morería Alta up in the old town (Barrio San Miguel) yesterday morning. It was 10.15h when the... »

Reader’s Letter: For Sale

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
By Gazette Reader
Reader’s Letter: For Sale

A reader phoned us to ask whether we did a small ads section; we don't, so we suggested instead that she sent us a reader's letter, reproduced here below. »

Torrecuevas Road Repairs

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
By Martin Myall
Torrecuevas Road Repairs

According to the Mayor of Almuñécar, the Junta de Andalucía has set aside nearly half a million euros to do up part of the Cabra Montés road. »

Looming Seaweed Problem

Monday, October 14, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Looming Seaweed Problem

Fishermen came across a strange 'catch' in their nets off La Rábita on Wednesday - a mass of seaweed looking like a kind normally found in the Pacific. »

Infoca Worries

Monday, October 14, 2019
By Martin Myall
Infoca Worries

With the present drought and recent fires, it might comes as a surprise that the Junta is going to partially close down Infoca for the season. »

Next Week Things Begin Moving

Sunday, October 13, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Next Week Things Begin Moving

Yes, you've heard it before but it now really looks like work on Nerja's sewage-treatment plant will recommence, starting next week. »

Cortijo Shootout over Drugs

Sunday, October 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Cortijo Shootout over Drugs

You would think nothing ever happens in Arenas del Rey near the Pantano de Los Bermejales, but you would be wrong: gunshots in the night. »

Hill Fire Suspects Charged

Saturday, October 12, 2019
By Martin Myall
Hill Fire Suspects Charged

Two men were arrested and charged as suspects for having caused the Loma de Gato - barranco del Romeral hill fire on the 6th of this month. »

Returned Murderess Hoax

Saturday, October 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Returned Murderess Hoax

The Policía Local in Motril have debunked a hoax going around the town at the moment about a murderess who had been released and had returned to Motril. »

Check Your Nuts!

Friday, October 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
Check Your Nuts!

Health warnings are coming out thick and fast lately; the latest concerns nuts from South Africa... No, we're not referring to lunatic South Africans. »

Rubbish and Rumours

Friday, October 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
Rubbish and Rumours

When the Mayor of Motril, Luisa García Chamorro, announced that she would be externalising refuse collection, not everybody was a happy bunny. »

Looking Back: Thoroughfare Chaos

Thursday, October 10, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Thoroughfare Chaos

Today's Looking Back article to October 2009 was written by Heloïse Nolan on the chaos caused by the Avenida de Salobreña overhaul in Motril. »

Almuñécar Lorry Driver Caught

Thursday, October 10, 2019
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Lorry Driver Caught

An Almuñécar lorry driver was caught in Murcia drink driving five times over the limit for commercial drivers. »

Salobreña Hiking Season

Thursday, October 10, 2019
By Louise Powell
Salobreña Hiking Season

Salobreña is set to begin its hiker season on the 27th of this month with a trip along Rio Dúrcal. »

Salobreña Vehicle Arson

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
By Martin Myall
Salobreña Vehicle Arson

The Motril fire service were called out Monday night to put out a vehicle fire in Salobreña. They were assisted by the Salobreña police. »

Recognise This Dog?

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
By Louise Powell
Recognise This Dog?

The Policía Local in Motril are looking for the owner of this lost dog that you can seen in the accompanying photo. »

Policeman’s Assailant Dies

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Policeman’s Assailant Dies

The man who stabbed an off-duty Guardia Civil officer in Lanjarón and then promptly collapsed has since died. »

Chameleon Census

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Chameleon Census

Over 50 volunteers combed the Paraje Natural de Cerro Gordo Saturday evening in search of chameleons in an effort to establish a census. »

Loma de Gato Fire Update

Monday, October 7, 2019
By Martin Myall
Loma de Gato Fire Update

Infoca managed to have the Loma de Gato fire under control and virtually extinguish by 16.30h yesterday afternoon. »

Hill Fire Almuñécar/Salobreña

Sunday, October 6, 2019
By Martin Myall
Hill Fire Almuñécar/Salobreña

Facts are scanty and we are only going on what we can see from up above Otivar, but there is a sizeable fire what looks to be on the... »

Autovía Gun Prank

Sunday, October 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Autovía Gun Prank

Four youngsters were arrested for pointing a shotgun at other drivers on an autovia in Cantabria in the north of Spain. »

Motril Bricklands Expand

Sunday, October 6, 2019
By Martin Myall
Motril Bricklands Expand

Between the beginning of 2016 and the end of 2018, new builds in Motril increased in number by 50%. Brick is on the rise. »

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