Motril

News, views and information from Motril

Local Election Results

Monday, May 27, 2019
By Martin Myall
Local Election Results

Juan Carlos Benavides makes a huge come back in Almuñécar and the PSOE maintains the mayoralties in Salobreña and Motril. »

Two Immigrant Craft Rescued

Friday, May 24, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Two Immigrant Craft Rescued

Salvamento Marítimo rescued the 74 occupants of two RIBs yesterday afternoon, not far from the Isla de Alborán. »

Motril Air Display 2019

Thursday, May 23, 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. »

Sorting Through Electoral Chaff

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
Sorting Through Electoral Chaff

Unfortunately during this last week of the local elections it's hard to find any real news that isn't just electoral flatulence gushing out from all sides. »

Lorry Catches Fire

Friday, May 17, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lorry Catches Fire

There's nothing like a lorry with its tyres in flames in front of you on the autovía to have you wondering if your life insurance is up to date. »

Vélez-Benaudalla Bar Fight

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Vélez-Benaudalla Bar Fight

Two men were injured in a bar fight in Vélez Benaudalla in the early hours of Saturday the 11th. »

Velez-Benaudalla Road Accident

Monday, May 13, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Velez-Benaudalla Road Accident

Five people were injured in a road accident on the A-7 where it passes through the municipality of Vélez-Benaudalla. »

School Maintenance in Question

Friday, May 10, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
School Maintenance in Question

A heavy Persian blind from a 2nd-floor window in the Los Álamos junior school in Motril crashed to the ground, narrowly missing people leaving the building below. »

Fire Suspect Released

Thursday, May 9, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Fire Suspect Released

The person suspected of arson, a 29-year-old Motrileño, was brought before the judge for questioning before being released pending trial. »

Motril Palm Plantation blaze

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
By Martin Myall
Motril Palm Plantation blaze

(SVA00) A spectacular fire last night in a palm-tree plantation had Motrileños taking to the social media with speculation on how it started and how it was progressing. »

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