Martin Myall

Man Wrecks Bank

The Policía Nacional arrested a 27-year-man after he wrecked his bank branch because he was annoyed that he had no money in his account. Oh, and he also issued death threats to the staff, for good measure.

Shoplifting Priest

A priest in the province of Cádiz was caught shoplifting and fined 800 euros. The man, a vicar at the Catedral Vieja de Cádiz, had been caught red handed with top-brand clothing concealed in his briefcase.

Expensive Foreigners

The Andalusian health service, SAS, spent two million euros treating foreigners, either residents or tourists, during 2010 in Granada alone. Mind you, they passed it on to the private insurance companies or the countries of origin of these patients.

New Exhibition Centre for Motril

The Nave del Azúcar, part of the old Pilar sugar mill, has just reopened its doors as an exhibition centre, after a long restoration process.

Over a hundred works of art are now on display there, within its 800 sq/m, distributed over two floors. This present display is part of the Ramon Portillo Picture Competition. In fact, so many artists took part in the competition that the works of some of them spilled over into the Casa de la Condesa.

Avoidable Flooding?

That is what the residents of Calahonda are asking themselves after extensive flooding beset the town. The fact of the matter is that torrential rain cannot be blamed on municipal authorities, but the readiness – or lack of it – of a town to cope with such phenomenon is quite another matter.

Christmas Market in La Herradura

Starting Sunday the 20th of Nov. and for the next 4 Sundays in the amazing garden of El Tinao. Enjoy hot wine, cakes…sausages… and a lot more to get you into a Christmas mood… and of course the possibility to buy a special Christmas present or to make it by yourself in our Workshops. Contact…

Guitar Investigation Centre for La Herradura

La Herradura will soon have an investigation centre, belonging to the Andrés Segovia Classical Guitar Competition, which will be housed the in Civic Centre, said village First Councillor, Juan José Ruiz Joya, which he announced at the opening ceremony of this year’s competition.