Dogs Stolen from Animal Home

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Dogs Stolen from Animal Home

An animal-refuge home in Órgiva has reported that four of its dogs have been stolen after thieves cut a hole in the perimetre fence. »

Cantarriján Bus Service Begins

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Cantarriján Bus Service Begins

From this coming weekend on the Playa Cantarriján a shuttle service will be operative until the beginning of September. »

Sticky Translucent Beachgoers

Monday, June 17, 2019
By Martin Myall
Sticky Translucent Beachgoers

Almuñécar beaches have been invaded by mysterious, gelatine creatures - and no we're not talking about jellyfish or Granadinos. »


Novelties in Salobreña

Monday, June 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Novelties in Salobreña

The Repsol gasolinera in Salobreña, (the one next to Supersol) has incorporated two new services which might interest many locals. »

The Party of Disappointment

Sunday, June 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Party of Disappointment

Something just broke in Spain, following the Municipal and General Elections, and it does not bode well. »

Looking Back: Medical Centre

Sunday, June 16, 2019
By Editor
Looking Back: Medical Centre

Today's Looking Back article is about the old medical centre in La Herradura, which was in its last throes of use. »

Snake 0 – Guardia Civil 1

Sunday, June 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Snake 0 – Guardia Civil 1

The animal protection branch of the Guardia Civil, Seprona, was tasked with capturing a 1.5-long snake from somebody’s drainpipe. »

Alfa Mar Accident

Saturday, June 15, 2019
By Martin Myall
Alfa Mar Accident

Gazette reader, who lives above the Alfa Mar junction on the Salobreña/Almuñecar municipal border, informs us that there has been an accident resulting in a car leaving the road. »

Family & Dog Rescued

Saturday, June 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Family & Dog Rescued

The Guardia Civil rescued a family from a house fire on Plaza de España in Otura, which is just outside the city of Granada. »

Los Guájares Brush Fire

Saturday, June 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Los Guájares Brush Fire

There was a mountain-brush fire in area of Los Guájares yesterday evening, which broke out a little before 18.00h. »

The Vote Bazaar

Saturday, June 15, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Vote Bazaar

What has happened in Motril is arguably a demonstration of how for some politicians, neither ideology nor the good of the town even enters into their equations. »

Looking Back: The P4 Trap

Friday, June 14, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: The P4 Trap

Today's Looking Back article deals with a confusing traffic-light set up in Almuñécar, which was producing quite a few traffic fines. That's the one on the P-4 junction. »

PP Wins Motril Mayoralty?

Friday, June 14, 2019
By Martin Myall
PP Wins Motril Mayoralty?

Unless there are major surprises the PP candidate for Mayor, Luisa García Chamorro will be sworn in as Mayor of Motril on Saturday morning. »

Adiós Oleaje, Hola Badía

Friday, June 14, 2019
By Martin Myall
Adiós Oleaje, Hola Badía

There has been a last minute reprieve for Chiringuito Oleaje on Playa Granada in Motril after an investor came forward with a million euros. »

Almuñécar Bar Robbery

Thursday, June 13, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Bar Robbery

A man, who is no stranger to the Guardia Civil, was arrested in Almuñécar, suspected of carrying out a robbery in a bar in town. »

Pupil Stabs Teacher over Exam

Thursday, June 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Pupil Stabs Teacher over Exam

It's that time of year when high-school exams are taking place across the nation; plenty of nail biting but what happened in Valencia is something else. »

Sea Search Called Off

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
By Martin Myall
Sea Search Called Off

There was a scare yesterday in Almuñécar after a woman reported that somebody was having difficulty reaching the beach whilst paddle surfing. »

Almuñécar Lorry Driver Nabbed

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Almuñécar Lorry Driver Nabbed

The Guardia Civil pulled over an Almuñécar lorry driver on the A-4 (Madrid-Cádiz) who was seriously over the limit. »

Body of Missing Frenchman Found

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
By Martin Myall
Body of Missing Frenchman Found

A Frenchman, resident of Peñíscola, went missing on the 27th of May and then on the 6th of June they found a folder with his car docs on a... »

Almuñécar Super Toddler

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Super Toddler

There is a 2-year girl in the municipality of Almuñécar that has an IQ of 146, who can read, write and knock out simple tunes on her keyboard. »

Holding The Line

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Holding The Line

The Infoca fire-fighters didn't get much of a rest after last summer owing to out-of-season fires but they're ready to go again now. »

The María Wars

Monday, June 10, 2019
By Martin Myall
The María Wars

The struggle between the police forces and the drug gangs that grow and trade marihuana has also become a war between gangs. »

Motril Trawlers under Pressure

Monday, June 10, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Trawlers under Pressure

The Motril fishing sector has suffered a new blow after the introduction of more restrictive regulations concerning trawling. »

Reader’s Letter: Chumbo

Sunday, June 9, 2019
By Gazette Reader
Reader’s Letter: Chumbo

My name is Elki, originally from Mexico but I have been living in London for the last 13 years. I am a professional chef that has taken the route... »

Cabra Road Closed Tomorrow

Sunday, June 9, 2019
By Martin Myall
Cabra Road Closed Tomorrow

Stay away from the Cabra road that leads to Granada from Almuñécar, passing through Otívar… there’s a bloody bicycle event on this morning! »

US Fugitive Arrested

Saturday, June 8, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
US Fugitive Arrested

An American citizen on the run was arrested in Guargacho (Tenerife), as part of a joint police operation (Operación Nkorina) with the FBI. »

Bike Accident Victim Dies

Saturday, June 8, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Bike Accident Victim Dies

The young man who had a motorbike accident on the N-340 where it passes through the municipality of Salobreña last Sunday died from his injuries on Tuesday. »

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