Granada Costa

news from the Costa Tropical (Granada): Almunecar, La Herradura, Motril & Salobrena

Boulder on the N-340

Saturday, January 25, 2020
By Martin Myall
Boulder on the N-340

There has been a rockfall on the N-340 between Salobreña and Motril, which has caused the westbound lane to be closed until it can be removed. »

Sea Rescue Undermanned

Saturday, January 25, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Sea Rescue Undermanned

According to one of the major workers' unions, the CGT, sea-rescue launches are undermanned and are demanding a crew made up of at least four, permanent members. »

Hospital Overload

Friday, January 24, 2020
By Martin Myall
Hospital Overload

The flu is here and the sniffers, sneezers and soggy-hanky brigade are flocking to medical centres, hospitals and witch doctors for relief from their torment. »

Norwegian Man Arrested

Thursday, January 23, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Norwegian Man Arrested

Thanks to international cooperation between national police forces, an alleged Norwegian pedophile was arrested in Almuñécar. »

Bank Card Fraud

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Bank Card Fraud

A 52-year-old man in Salobreña has been arrested, accused of fraud for misappropriation of another person's credit card in order to steal money from the victim. »

Another Molvízar Fire

Monday, January 20, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Another Molvízar Fire

Around 2,000 sq/m of grass & shrub land within the municipality of Molvízar was affected by a fire on Sunday in the area known as Marchal Alto. »

Rural Schools Rocked

Monday, January 20, 2020
By Martin Myall
Rural Schools Rocked

The Provincial Education Delegate for Granada,, Antonio Jesús Castillo, has resigned after plans to reshuffle rural schools ran up against strong opposition. »

Vélez Benaudalla Walk

Monday, January 20, 2020
By Martin Myall
Vélez Benaudalla Walk

Vélez de Benaudalla Town Hall wants to promote tourism and sports, which translate nicely in cycling and hiking along their new footpath running above the old N-323. »

Animal Cruelty at Dog Shelter?

Sunday, January 19, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Animal Cruelty at Dog Shelter?

The Guardia Civil (Seprona) has begun to investigate the municipal dog compound over accusations of animal cruelty. »

Snow at Last!

Sunday, January 19, 2020
By Martin Myall
Snow at Last!

The Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMET) has raised the alert level to Level Orange for today and tomorrow owing to the snow forecast. »

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