news and views from Almuñécar, Costa Tropical

Demolition Order?

Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Andalucía upholds the Junta’s case against the Town Hall and the development company, Playa Costa Tropical S.L., in which the Junta demands that the original building licence be revoked, because the urbanisation is sitting on green-belt land.

Velilla Open for Easter

The underground car park in Velilla is nearing completion, with the building company already laying curbstones at the water park end. One-way wheeled traffic will be available from the 26th of March to the 4th of April; i.e., over Semana Santa, before being closed again. The construction company that is building the groyne, Ferrovial-Agromán, is…

More Poor

Almost one thousand Almuñequeros have approached Cáritas (church charity) because they have no money to even buy food.

Police Presence

You might have seen a pretty impressive turn out of the Guardia Civil where the motorway ends a slip road leads off to join the N-340 at Taramay.

Burglar Bagged

Homeowners will be able to sleep just a bit more easily thanks to the arrest of a 20-year-old Lithuanian burglar who allegedly had been doing the rounds in Almuñécar.

Almuñécar Cultural Agenda April

The full cultural agenda for Almuñécar during the month of April, including concerts, art exhibitions and walks. Much has been left in Spanish, because with a minium knowledge of the language, it is easy to understand. The only thing that we have translated fully are the walks at the bottom of the agenda.

Paraglider Ditches Off Taramay

Have you ever watched the hang gliders and paragliders flying over the beach and wondered how they are not blown out to sea? Well, it does happen, as was the case of a female paraglider pilot, who had to be rescued by the Guardia Civil coastguards.