Seabed Protection

Talking of boats, the problems caused by the removal of items from a nineteenth century Spanish wreck by the crew of Odyssey, and the subsequent litigation has triggered the authorities to better preserve the seabed and all it contains.

Marina Crisis

The ‘crisis’ is adversely affecting the pleasure craft industry, and the results of this problem are evident in Marina del Este, where there are more boats for sale than ever before.

Pending Tapas Fair

There is a strong possibility that La Herradura may have its very own Tapas Fair, in the Plaza Nueva, sometime towards the end of September.

New Junctions

Work continues on the new access road between Cuesta del Marchante and the San Antonio roundabout, which will give much better access to the N-340 from the Peña Parda end of the bay, and will help drivers to avoid those pesky multas as well the possibility of getting wiped out whilst trying to illegally cross the road on a bend.

Dangerous Test Cars

Anybody that has driven up the Cabra road will have been impressed by its tight bends and vertical drops. These characteristics make it a perfect testing ground for new models of cars and car adverts. It

Local Works Progress

By the time this edition reaches your news-hungry mitts, work should have started on La plaza San José here in La Herradura.
According to the Town Hall, the project, which starts on September 1st, will substantially improve the roads with historical type road signs.

Very Few Jellyfish

There was at least some good news in Almuñécar this summer; there were hardly any jellyfish, during July and August. In

Post Problem

Local residents and visitors alike are tired of having to negotiate the ‘assault course’ of left-over posts, which are the remnants of the old wooden paseo.

Family Protests Innocence

Last month we reported on Justo Márquez; the guy with the cross who wanted to carry it to Madrid in protest. He was found just north of Granada, having suffered from heat stroke – there’s a surprise!

Water Bomb

Did everybody see the spectacular Infoca operation in La Herradura bay on the 19th of August, with the aircraft swooping in and picking up huge amounts of seawater?

Right to Protest

There was a Letter to the Editor in the Ideal newspaper on the 5th of August, entitled: The Right to Protest in Almuñécar, which was sent in by Concepción Barrencheguren from Granada. In it she refers to some people in Almuñécar who consider that visitors do not have any right to protest over the state…

Road Sign Madness

There was an interesting article in Ideal, pointing out the failures of the signage at the main entrance and exit to the village. The problem being that there is no sign for the A-7.

PP Thumbs Down for Mayor

The local branch of the PP (conservatives) have described the first two years of the Mayor’s present term of office as ‘disastrous.’ For

Summer Over

The summer is just about done, and the sensible will have arrived back, or will soon be arriving back from northern Europe after escaping the August madness of ‘blue-zone blues,’ packed beaches, short tempers in cars and suicidal youths on mopeds.