Granada Costa

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

Anemones Poachers Caught

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Anemones Poachers Caught

Three snorkel divers were caught poaching protected species off an Almuñécar beach yesterday by the Guardia Civil. »

The San Juan Aftermath

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
The San Juan Aftermath

Well, we don't know the figures for rubbish left on beaches after San Juan in Salobreña and Almuñécar, but for Motril we do. »

Peñón July Music Nights

Monday, June 24, 2019
By Louise Powell
Peñón July Music Nights

Although Restaurante Peñon in Salobreña will begin music nights on weekends only this month, starting July there will be live music every night at this very popular local restaurant. »

Motril Air Display 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019
By Louise Powell
Motril Air Display 2019

The XIV Festival Aéreo Internacional de Motril is just around the corner; an event that will attract tens of thousands of spectators. »

Lottery Win in Almuñécar

Sunday, June 23, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lottery Win in Almuñécar

The lottery office in the Plaza de la Rosa sold winning tickets for last Thursday's Loteria Nacional, bagging tens of thousands of euros. »

A Score of Immigrants Perish

Saturday, June 22, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
A Score of Immigrants Perish

A few days ago 22 immigrants lost their lives attempting to cross to Spain in an open boat after it began drifting. The survivors were picked up by a passing ferry. »

Almuñécar Beaches Manned & Ready

Saturday, June 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Beaches Manned & Ready

Almuñécar and La Herradura have got their beaches sorted out and manned, thanks to a budget of 206,000 euros. The town’s new Councillor for Citizen Safety, Paco Robles, presented the 2019 campaign to the press, with its 31 lifeguards, four of whom are qualified to pilot rescue-craft (jet skis & RIBs). There is also a designated... »

Name Calling and Taunts

Saturday, June 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
Name Calling and Taunts

Tension runs high in Almuñécar between members of opposing political parties; i.e., between the A.A. and the C.A. »

Hill Fire in Almuñécar

Friday, June 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
Hill Fire in Almuñécar

A fire is being tackled at the moment in the area of the hamlet, Gelibia. »

The Norwegian Bands!

Friday, June 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Norwegian Bands!

The Norwegian Bands are set to descend upon Almuñécar this weekend, and we're not talking about bands of raiding Vikings, but youth brass bands. »

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