Motril

News, views and information from Motril

A Tale of Two Ships

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
By Martin Myall
A Tale of Two Ships

There were two pieces of news in the regional press yesterday about ships; in the one case a luxury yacht and in the other a Russian freighter. »

A Roundabout Punch Up

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
A Roundabout Punch Up

A driver had to be treated in hospital, not because of a road accident, but because a pedestrian repeatedly thumped him through his open window. »

Bill Posting Fines

Sunday, August 4, 2019
By Martin Myall
Bill Posting Fines

Motril is cracking down on illegal bill posting around town, wielding a massive 3,000-euro fine on culprits. »

More Police for Motril

Thursday, August 1, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
More Police for Motril

The new Mayor of Motril has announced that she will be beefing up the municipal police, as well as building a new police station for them. »

Rubbish: Times & Fines

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Rubbish: Times & Fines

The Motril Town Hall has issued new regulations governing rubbish disposal; what time it can be put out for collection, etc. »

Victims Cut from Wreckage

Sunday, July 28, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Victims Cut from Wreckage

Four men were injured in a car crash in the early hours of Saturday on the N-340 where it goes under the autovía port-access road (GR-16). »

Nacla Fire Suspects charge

Saturday, July 27, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Nacla Fire Suspects charge

The regional police belonging to the Junta de Andalucía have tracked down two people, thought to be responsible for the recent fire in the Cortijo de la Nacla area. They have been charged with causing a forest fire through negligence. »

Hot Night in San Antonio

Thursday, July 25, 2019
By Martin Myall
Hot Night in San Antonio

The occupants of a flat in the San Antonio area of Motril must have thought that Monday night was exceptionally hot, and it was, for them. »

The Forgotten Park

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
The Forgotten Park

Everybody knows the Parque de Las Americas, which is next to the main tourist information office in Motril, but what about the Parque de las Provincias? »

Time to Crank up the Fines

Sunday, July 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
Time to Crank up the Fines

Motril will be bringing in stiffer dumping fines after the cleaning crews had to pick up 31 tonnes of illegally dumped rubbish in just over a week. »

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