Looking Back

News from ten years ago

84-Year Old Dies in Burglary

Saturday, October 3, 2009
By Martin Myall
84-Year Old Dies in Burglary

The Guardia Civil is investigating a burglary in town, allegedly carried out by two women, who left their 84-year-old victim nude, on the floor. »

Avenida de Salobreña Chaos

Thursday, October 1, 2009
By Héloïse Nolan
Avenida de Salobreña Chaos

Just when we thought it was safe to scoot around Motril free of roadworks earlier this year, we suddenly had the Avenida de Salobreña cordoned off without much prior warning. »

Summer Summary

Sunday, September 6, 2009
By Martin Myall
Summer Summary

The summer is tapering off and drawing towards its conclusion. With the kids going back to school virtually two weeks earlier than normal, the sensation of the summer having finished is more pronounced. So, just how did it go? »

Councillor in Street Fight

Wednesday, September 2, 2009
By Louise Powell
Councillor in Street Fight

It was the street fight of the year and one has to wonder what they’re putting in the Town-Hall water that’s causing these guys to lose their rag. »

Councillor Refuses Fine

Wednesday, September 2, 2009
By Louise Powell
Councillor Refuses Fine

Harsh accusations were flung at the Mayor’s administration last month as spokesman for the opposing Socialist party, Manuel Garcia Albarral, accused one of the Mayor’s Councillors of ‘refusal to pay a parking fine.’ »

Penguins for Judges

Wednesday, September 2, 2009
By Louise Powell
Penguins for Judges

Looking Back to 2009: The law courts of Motril that have been going haywire and workers have had to suffer the sticky consequences for over a month. »

It’s Here

Friday, August 7, 2009
By David Darby
It’s Here

For Almuñécar the road-borne misery is over... or is it? This summer, the Taramay roundabout could be very congested, with cars coming off the autovía to join the N-340 and meeting heavy traffic coming from Salobreña - normally in the form of tailbacks. »

Salobreña Marina Closer

Thursday, August 6, 2009
By Martin Myall
Salobreña Marina Closer

Salobreña is closer to having its own marina, after the Delegación de Cultura approved the development plan in the area of the old sugar factory »

Elderly Lady Run Over

Thursday, August 6, 2009
By Martin Myall
Elderly Lady Run Over

Looking Back: A 63-year-old woman was seriously injured around mid July when she was struck by a car in Salobreña »

Business Owners Protest

Thursday, August 6, 2009
By Louise Powell
Business Owners Protest

Around 100 business owners and residents of Avenida de Salobreña gathered at the town hall in protest at the road works last month. The »

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