The PP Takes Motril

Friday, June 7, 2019
By Martin Myall
The PP Takes Motril

Just a week after the municipal elections a preliminary deal has been struck between the PP and Ciudadanos which could give the mayoralty to the former. »

Is It Worth The Hassle?

Friday, June 7, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Is It Worth The Hassle?

Alcaucín in the Axarquia has a Belgian Mayor, Mario Blancke, there appears to be a movement to have a Spanish one. »

Almuñécar Clubs Fair 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019
By Louise Powell
Almuñécar Clubs Fair 2019

early 50 clubs and associations will gather in Almuñécar's Parque Majuelo on Saturday the 8th for the annual clubs fair. »

Far Away Faragüit Four

Thursday, June 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Far Away Faragüit Four

The Guardia Civil bagged four young individuals from Guájar Faragüit after the discovery of an indoor marihuana plantation. »

Looking Back: Majuelo Shooting

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Majuelo Shooting

We begin the month for our Looking Back section with an article about a shooting in Almuñécar's Parque Majuelo. The actual shooting took place in March, but the arrests took place in June. »

Another Salobreña Hotel

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Another Salobreña Hotel

The paperwork for the Hotel Boutique in Salobreña started back in 2003 but the economic crisis got in the way... until now. »

Austrians Rescued at Sea

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Austrians Rescued at Sea

The two crew members of an Austrian-registered catamaran were rescued by the maritime service of the Guardia Civil off the island of Tabarca (Alicante). »

Beach Flasher Sentenced

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Beach Flasher Sentenced

A young man has been sentenced to a 9-month, suspended imprisonment sentence for indecent exposure on a Motril beach. »

Surprise on the Beach

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
By Martin Myall
Surprise on the Beach

Bathers on a Torrenueva beach yesterday afternoon were surprised to see a RIB approaching the beach crammed with illegal immigrants. »

High-Speed Train to Madrid

Monday, June 3, 2019
By Martin Myall
High-Speed Train to Madrid

Tests on the high-speed-train connection between Granada and Madrid are rapidly concluding, with the service soon to be operative. »

Homage to Jacques van Horen

Monday, June 3, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Homage to Jacques van Horen

Not just Almuñécar residents but also foreign residents from along this end of the Costa Tropical will remember Restaurante Jacquy Cotobro or Jacky Cotobro. »

Drugs Washed Up in Salobreña

Sunday, June 2, 2019
By Martin Myall
Drugs Washed Up in Salobreña

A large waterproof parcel containing drugs appeared on the Salobreña beach, La Charca, yesterday morning. »

Guardia Rescue a Horse

Sunday, June 2, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Guardia Rescue a Horse

The Guardia Civil in one of their more cuddly moments rescued a horse that was trapped next to a fast-flowing river. »

Lorry Stuck on Narrow Lane

Saturday, June 1, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Lorry Stuck on Narrow Lane

An articulated lorry became jammed yesterday afternoon on the Camino del Canal in Salobreña. »

Body on Beach Identified

Saturday, June 1, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Body on Beach Identified

The woman's body found floating off a Salobreña beach has been identified to that of a 79-year-old woman from Zaidín in Granada. »

Looking Back: Motril Palms

Friday, May 31, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Motril Palms

The last of the May 2009 looking Back articles concerns the fate of the palm trees along the Avenidad de Salobreña in Motril, uprooted when they modernised the thoroughfare. »

Fire in Almuñécar Bar

Friday, May 31, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Fire in Almuñécar Bar

The Almuñécar fire service was deployed to put out a fire in a bar in Plaza Kelibia Wednesday evening. »

Hope for Illegal Builds?

Friday, May 31, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Hope for Illegal Builds?

An association of illegal-dwellings owners in the Axarquía area of Málaga (many of whom are foreigners) has called upon the new Junta administration to be "brave." »

Hospital Corruption?

Thursday, May 30, 2019
By Editor
Hospital Corruption?

Doctors are being investigated by the Health Board over allegations of taking bribes from the German company, Fresenius, providers of dialysis products . »

La Caleta Sports Facilities

Thursday, May 30, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
La Caleta Sports Facilities

The sports area in La Caleta is being overhauled, especially the fence that surrounds it. This is the one near the old chimney stack on the N-340. »

Los Acantillados de Maro Fire

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Los Acantillados de Maro Fire

There has been yet another fire, this time in Nerja on Los Acantillados next to Playa Burriana, which started around 16.00h on Monday. »

Italian Drug Runners Arrested

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Italian Drug Runners Arrested

The Guardia Civil intercepted a luxury yacht with 3,385 kilos of hashish on board opposite the Almería/Granada provincial border. »

Body Floating off Salobreña

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Body Floating off Salobreña

The body of a woman was found in Salobreña waters, just off the beach to the left of the Peñon this morning. »

Nail Biting in Motril

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
By Martin Myall
Nail Biting in Motril

It turns out that Motril's election balance might not be the final results; everything depends on what a judge decides on Wednesday morning. »

The Motril Conundrum

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
By Martin Myall
The Motril Conundrum

In Motril, the PP under Luisa García Chamorro (ex-mayor) was the most voted candidate, winning for her party eight seats on the Town Council. »

The Wrong Way Down Autovías

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
The Wrong Way Down Autovías

Two drivers were intercepted by the Guardia Civil driving the wrong way down an autovía in two separate incidents recently. »

Is Benavides Back?

Monday, May 27, 2019
By Martin Myall
Is Benavides Back?

Juan Carlos Benavides, who has spent longer as the Mayor of Almuñécar than anybody else, is looking at taking the Mayoralty again. »

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