The Batallón Basurista

Thursday, January 9, 2020
By Martin Myall
The Batallón Basurista

The Batallón Basurista SNL Sierra Nevada got together ten volunteers, aged between 61 and 13 to clear up dumped tyres in barrancos and on hillsides in Gualchos. »

Shopping Centre Thief Caught

Thursday, January 9, 2020
By Martin Myall
Shopping Centre Thief Caught

One man went Christmas shopping in a large shopping centre in Armilla (Granada) after all the shops had closed... and was caught. »

Sex Slaves in Motril

Thursday, January 9, 2020
By Martin Myall
Sex Slaves in Motril

The Brigadas de Extranjera based in Motril and Granada, as well as the Policía Nacional in Madrid, have been investigating a gang of people traffickers dedicated to forced prostitution. »

Sports Pavilion Case Sentence

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
By Martin Myall
Sports Pavilion Case Sentence

Almuñécar Town Hall is enjoying a winning streak as far as court cases go; the latest concerns a La Herradura underground car park. »

Injured by Xmas-Tree Fire

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Injured by Xmas-Tree Fire

A 50-year-old woman received burns to her face and arms when her Christmas tree burst into flames. She also has smoke inhalation. »

German Driver Killed on A-7

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
German Driver Killed on A-7

A 24-year-old, German driver died yesterday afternoon in a road accident on the A-7 within the municipality of Nerja. »

A JCB, ATM, Tractor & Trailer

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
By Martin Myall
A JCB, ATM, Tractor & Trailer

Using ATMs is becoming easier with more operating features available but there are still those that prefer using a JCB to make a withdrawal. »

Puntalón Rubbish Complaint

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Puntalón Rubbish Complaint

Rubbish has been piling up on the old Puntalón road leading to Carchuna in Motril and apparently it's been like this for months. »

Maro Park Anger

Monday, January 6, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Maro Park Anger

The Paraje Natural de los Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Gordo is under constant assault from illegal fishing, according to marine biologist, José Antonio Rodríguez. »

Almuñécar Market Muddles On

Monday, January 6, 2020
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Market Muddles On

The year begins in Almuñécar with the announcement that stall holders in the municipal market will not have to pay stall rent for the next six months. »

Fireworks, Pets & Deaths

Sunday, January 5, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Fireworks, Pets & Deaths

The mindless letting off of rockets and bangers (petardos) is slowly giving way to a more sensible use in most municipalities, but even so... »

Telefónica Coughs Up

Sunday, January 5, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Telefónica Coughs Up

On Valentine's Day 2018, M.D. was walking with a friend along a street in Baza when she tripped over a Telefónica manhole cover in the pavement. »

Salobreña Punch Up

Saturday, January 4, 2020
By Editor
Salobreña Punch Up

The Guardia Civil were called in to sort out a scuffle outside Hotel Salobreña in the early hours one morning this week. »

Brit Arrested over Child Porn

Saturday, January 4, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Brit Arrested over Child Porn

An elderly British man has been arrested in Torre del Mar after having been found in possession of child pornography and trafficking it on social media. »

Not A Happy Ending

Friday, January 3, 2020
By Editor
Not A Happy Ending

The Motril Policía Local attempted to resuscitate a dog that had been pulled out of a flat fire on New Year's Eve but miracles are few and far between even at Christmas. »

Heart Attack at the Wheel

Friday, January 3, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Heart Attack at the Wheel

Around the middle of last month the Guardia Civil saved the life of a woman who had suffered a heart attack at the wheel with her young son onboard. »

Salobreña Vacaciones & El Oasis

Thursday, January 2, 2020
By David Darby
Salobreña Vacaciones & El Oasis

Inmobiliaria Salobreña Vacaciones is proud to offer and promote the new phase of development, El Oasis, situated at the entrance to Salobreña »

Looking Back: Sticking Around

Thursday, January 2, 2020
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Sticking Around

Ten years ago, just when the economic crisis began to really bite, Nicky Westby wrote a really interesting article about packing up and moving back, or sticking it out in Spain. »

Almuñécar Sandoval Plans

Wednesday, January 1, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Almuñécar Sandoval Plans

Almuñécar's new PGOU foresees developing the vega behind Playa San Cristóbal, known as the Sandoval, but not everybody agrees with how it should be done. »

Town Hall 1 – Salomar 0

Wednesday, January 1, 2020
By Martin Myall
Town Hall 1 – Salomar 0

Salobreña Town Hall received a timely Christmas present in the form of a judicial decision in their favour. For the Salomar 2000 Residents, who lost, it was a different matter. »

Lentegí Paragliding Accident

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Lentegí Paragliding Accident

A woman had to be flown by helicopter to hospital yesterday after a paragliding accident in the municipality of Lentegí. »

Caravan Arson Death

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
By Editor
Caravan Arson Death

A 32-year-old Spanish man has been arrested for murder after he allegedly set fire to somebody's caravan with the occupants inside. »

No IBI Cut for Almuñécar

Monday, December 30, 2019
By Martin Myall
No IBI Cut for Almuñécar

The Almuñécar Town Council will not be able to reduce the IBI (local property tax), they say, because of the debt acquired after losing court cases. »

Junta Moves Against Farmers

Monday, December 30, 2019
By Martin Myall
Junta Moves Against Farmers

It looks like that the farmers who have allotments on the river banks of the Guadalfeo could be losing them to the Junta. »

La Herradura P-6 Worries

Sunday, December 29, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
La Herradura P-6 Worries

Adelante Almuñécar say that they share the concerns that some property owners have regarding the new, Urban-Development Plan for La Herradura; i.e., the P-6 »

Motril Park Revamped

Sunday, December 29, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Motril Park Revamped

The Motril Town Hall presented the plans for a park facelift for the Parque de los Pueblos de América. »

Salobrena Market News

Saturday, December 28, 2019
By David Darby
Salobrena Market News

Some new businesses will open their doors (or run up their shutters) in early 2020, which is also the year in which it is expected that the underground parking facilities will open. »

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