Looking Back

News from ten years ago

Beach Brolly Rebellion!

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
By David Darby
Beach Brolly Rebellion!

You will all remember the great beach brolly rebellion of 2004, when the Mayor, for the first time, banned unattended beach equipment, under threat of being confiscated. »

Medical Centre Woes

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
By David Darby
Medical Centre Woes

The First Councillor for La Herradura , Juan José Ruiz Joya, has denounced the ‘deficiencies’ experienced in the medical centre in La Herradura. »

More Crime?

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
By David Darby
More Crime?

Regular readers will recall the incidents of indecent exposure reported recently in the Gazette, which have occurred in both La Herradura and Almuñécar. »

P-4 Traffic Light Hoax

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
By Martin Myall
P-4 Traffic Light Hoax

There was an email in Spanish circulating, one of which I received, about the traffic lights on the P-4. The author claimed that it was a sort of dishonest police trap. »

Shooting Near Majuelo

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
By Martin Myall
Shooting Near Majuelo

Nine men arrested for the shooting in March, near the Parque Majuelo botanical gardens... »

Connected, At Last?

Sunday, May 17, 2009
By Editor
Connected, At Last?

Yes, we’ve all heard it before – several times, but the latest word from the sources within the construction company is that the autovía will reach Almuñécar's Taramay during this month, or by the beginning of the next by the latest. “A question of weeks,” they said, on the 20th of April. »

Barbero Killer Sentenced

Friday, May 8, 2009
By David Darby
Barbero Killer Sentenced

At a court in Granada, the killer of Daniel Barbero was sentenced to ten years in prison. However, he and six other defendants were acquitted of forming a drug trafficking gang. »

La Herradura Tragedy

Friday, May 8, 2009
By David Darby
La Herradura Tragedy

An incident unfolded on Thursday 23rd April while Alicia, a 35-year-old local woman was working at her cleaning job in the offices of Centro Jate de La Herradura, (underneath the Municipal Market). »

Anacondas R Us

Friday, May 8, 2009
By David Darby
Anacondas R Us

A local La Herradura resident decided it would be really good fun to have a huge snake (don’t we all!). So I’m presuming he contacted someone like ‘Anacondas R Us’ in Barcelona and within a few days he received his snake in the post. »

Two underground car parks

Friday, May 8, 2009
By Martin Myall
Two underground car parks

And now we move onto the two Almuñécar underground car parks under construction – or better said, not under construction. »

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