Patrol Car Collision

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Patrol Car Collision

A patrol car rushing to the scene of possible domestic violence incident collided with another car, resulting in six people being injured. »

Rockfall Below Castle

Monday, November 25, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Rockfall Below Castle

Another consequence of the prolonged rainfall on Friday were the boulders that had been dislodged from the cliff face below the castle. »

Bather Rescues Whale

Monday, November 25, 2019
By Martin Myall
Bather Rescues Whale

A young man in a neoprene suit managed to save the life of a beached whale in Torre de Benagalbón (Málaga) on Friday. »

Looking Back: Shortsighted Greed

Sunday, November 24, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Shortsighted Greed

Ten years ago with town halls starved of income, many began to fish around for more gelt! Salobreña decided to levy a higher IBI tax on second-home owners in town. »

Driver Has Epileptic Fit

Sunday, November 24, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Driver Has Epileptic Fit

There was a car accident in the centre of Torre del Mar yesterday afternoon after a driver suffered an epileptic fit at the wheel. »

Murky Market Moves

Sunday, November 24, 2019
By Martin Myall
Murky Market Moves

The Almuñécar Town Hall has cancelled the leases on market stalls that have been closed for at least two years. »

Salobreña Floods Again

Saturday, November 23, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Salobreña Floods Again

The Mayor of Salobreña has responded to criticism from opposition party, Más Costa Tropical concerning the flooding at the top end of town yesterday. »

Rain, Wind & More Rain

Saturday, November 23, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Rain, Wind & More Rain

Whilst Salobreña has suffered its tradition flooding at the top of town, the provincial capital and province have also had their problems. »

Butane Goes Up

Friday, November 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
Butane Goes Up

It's colder so naturally the price of a butane bottle is going up... by five percent, meaning they will now cost 17.13 euros. No surprises there! »

Brit Killed in Mijas Shooting

Friday, November 22, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Brit Killed in Mijas Shooting

Yet another shooting on the Costa del Sol; the second in just one week and on this occasion, in Mijas involving a British man. »

Skiing Season is Here

Friday, November 22, 2019
By Louise Powell
Skiing Season is Here

Yes, tomorrow, Saturday the 23rd, Sierra Nevada opens its ski slopes for the season. The date was in question but recent snowfalls have pushed away any doubts. »

Expensive Baggage

Thursday, November 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
Expensive Baggage

Security checks at Valencia airport found several suitcases containing around a million euros in cash - they belonged to Chinese citizens. »

Lorry Hits Autovía Bridge

Thursday, November 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lorry Hits Autovía Bridge

There was a bit of consternation yesterday when a lorry impacted against the underside of an A-44 bridge where it bypasses the city of Granada. »

Abandoned Dog Rescued

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Abandoned Dog Rescued

The Salobreña municipal police rescued a dog that had been left in a bag next to an irrigation channel, thanks to a tip off from a local. »

PGOU Viewing Extended

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
By Martin Myall
PGOU Viewing Extended

The passage of the Almuñécar PGOU is going anything but smoothly, which is why, perhaps, the period for viewing has been extended to the 3rd of January. »

Looking Back: Yes & No

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Yes & No

Ten years ago, Heloise Nolan was speculating on whether the then planned shopping centre next to Al Campo would ever materialise. »

Car Plummets 20 Metres

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
By Martin Myall
Car Plummets 20 Metres

The Almuñécar fire service was called out to rescue the driver from a car that had driven off the road and fell some 20 metres down a barranco. »

Fighting a Losing Battle

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Fighting a Losing Battle

High winds driving strong surf have eaten away Playa Granada in Motril again leaving the chiringuito sector far from happy. »

Salobreña, Cars & Flames

Monday, November 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
Salobreña, Cars & Flames

The Costa Tropical seems to be going through a spate of cars on fire, especially Salobreña, where yesterday another two went up. »

No Winter Help for Hotels

Monday, November 18, 2019
By Martin Myall
No Winter Help for Hotels

The motion put forward in the latest Plenary Meeting of the Almuñécar Town Council to subsidise hotels in the municipality during off-season was rejected. »

Unfair Demolition Order

Sunday, November 17, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Unfair Demolition Order

There's a little village up in the Alpujarra called Narlia where an act of arguable injustice is unfolding in the form of a demolition. »

Belgium Resident Murdered

Sunday, November 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Belgium Resident Murdered

Following the discovery of the body of a Belgian woman in Tolox in Malaga on the 12th, with evident signs of violence, there has been an arrest. »

Cotobro Hill Fire

Saturday, November 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Cotobro Hill Fire

An out-of-season hill fire broke out above the Playa del Muerto in Cotobro, Almuñécar yesterday evening. »

Access Ramp Needed

Saturday, November 16, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Access Ramp Needed

A middle-age man had the misfortune of falling down a flight of steps on the Calle de La Agua in Motril. »

Online Rentals Scam

Saturday, November 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Online Rentals Scam

The Guardia Civil in Solana de los Barros have presented charges against a man for allegedly setting up an online booking scam. »

ITV Strike Avoided

Friday, November 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
ITV Strike Avoided

One of Spain's top labour unions, the UGT FICA-A, called off a strike at the ITV stations all over Andalucía that had been planned for the 8th. »

Storm Thwarts Voyage

Friday, November 15, 2019
By Louise Powell
Storm Thwarts Voyage

The replica of the Spanish carrack, Nao Victoria, has had to turn back to Almería Port to shelter from the storm that is lashing the Mar de Alborán. »

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