Monthly Archives: February 2012

Almuñécar Indecent Exposure Arrest

A 31-year-old Almuñécar man has been arrested, accused of exposing himself to a child in the street.
The Guardia Civil actually posted vehicles on all the exit roads of the town following the incident, including some rural lanes in a hastily put together operation to catch the alleged sex offender.

Publication Update

The March edition of the Seaside Gazette is at present with the printers and will be ready for distribution Friday the 2nd around midday.

Boccherini, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky

The classical string sextet, Hyperion Esemble, performed works by Boccherini, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky, to the delight of the audience gathered at the Casa de la Cultura in Almuñécar. This performance closed the February cultural agenda of Juventudes Musicales.

Police Head Drunk at the Wheel

The Councillor for Citizen Safety; i.e., the municipal police, for the Almería town of Huércal received a 8-month driving ban and a fine calculated at 4 months at six euros a day, after being stopped and found to be over the alcohol limit.

Demolition Disobedience

A provincial law court of Sevilla has sent a couple to prison for not acting on a demolition order over their home. However, as the couple has no criminal record and the prison sentence (6 months) is inferior to the minimum sentence of 24 months that would require incarceration, the couple are pending a further judicial decision.

Deadly Diving

A 37-year-old Portugues tourist lost his life after diving into the sea from a rocky outcrop in the Paseo de los Carbineros area in Nerja. The accident occurred around midday on Thursday the 24th of February, when the man, who was in the company of family and friends, decided that he would dive head first into the sea from a low rocky outcrop…

Mirador Facelift

Anybody who has been up to the top of the old town, to the parking next to the church, will have seen workmen digging up the concrete surface in front of the church. The reason for this is that the Public Works Department of the Town Hall has decided to do something about the damp problem caused by rainwater seeping down into the tunnel.