news and views from Almuñécar, Costa Tropical

Publication Update February

We hope to be at the printer by Friday morning, meaning that the hard copy will be distributed on the 2nd or 3rd (the printer doesn’t work weekends.

Mid-Month Top Up

As promised, we’ll begin posting the medical, legal and other specialised columns, as well as the regional news, which will be posted as a continuous thread, rather than individual articles

10,000-Euro Winner

The Front Page headline could have been: ‘Mayor Acquitted Again,’ but as it’s January and the beginning of a new year, we decided to start off 2010 on a non-political note.

Counting the Blessings

Whatever is covered later on in the Almuñécar section, it is probably a good idea to take a stock check of what we have. You see, it doesn’t matter whether you came here 40, 30, 20, 10, or just 5 years ago – Almuñécar is still very much a privileged place to live in.

Real Estate Fair

The was a real-estate fair held in the marquee on Plaza Kuwait (next to the aquarium) to exhibit just some of the 500 dwellings in Almuñécar that don’t have an owner; i.e., newly built and never sold, as well as the many second-hand homes on sale.

Hotel Demolition?

The Regional Supreme Court has just rejected the Town Hall’s last possible appeal against a sentence that will force Hotel Bahía Tropical (Taramay) to carry out partial demolition.

Money from Madrid

The Town Hall, on the other hand, has just decided what projects it will be carrying out with the 3-million euros that it has received from the Central Government under the Plan-E scheme: