Long Overdue Payout

Saturday, October 5, 2019
By Martin Myall
Long Overdue Payout

We now all trundle along the completed A-7 without a second thought but there are those for whom the A-7 project is not over. »

Almuñécar’s Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 5, 2019
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar’s Oktoberfest

Hotel Playa San Cristóbal in Almuñecar is holding an Oktoberfest on its bar terrace so that we can all enjoy a slice of Bavarian knees up. »

A Restaurant with a View

Friday, October 4, 2019
By Martin Myall
A Restaurant with a View

This month's excursion to 'somewhere new' takes us up to Atarfe to a place called El Restaurante Ermita Los Tres Juanes, which is well worth a visit! »

Couple Rescue off El Tesorillo

Friday, October 4, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Couple Rescue off El Tesorillo

A couple were saved from drowning on an Almuñécar beach yesterday by a municipal policeman and a beachgoer. »

Entrance Sign Repair

Thursday, October 3, 2019
By Martin Myall
Entrance Sign Repair

Finally, the 'Salobreña' sign on its entrance roundabout has been reinstalled, with all the appropriate letters standing, convincingly. »

A Return to Old Tricks

Thursday, October 3, 2019
By Martin Myall
A Return to Old Tricks

About three years ago there were vehicle break-ins on the Cabra road Well, the Guardia Civil have made another arrest for the same thing; targeting parked cars. »

Looking Back: Attacked at Home

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
By Editor
Looking Back: Attacked at Home

The first article in our October Looking Back selection deals with an elderly couple who suffered a violent burglary in their flat on the Paseo de Reina Sofía, Almuñécar. Amazingly the two attackers were women and thought nothing of leaving an 84-year-old Belgian man, nude and dying on the floor. Anyway it’s a short article... »

Elderly British Woman Mugged

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Elderly British Woman Mugged

A young man in Almería was arrested after allegedly mugging an elderly British woman. ripping off three necklaces that she was wearing. »

Motril Traffic Restrictions

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Motril Traffic Restrictions

Motril Town Hall has begun work on the facade of the Municipal Market, which will cause restrictions to parking until the 9th. »

More Plastic for Motril

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
By Martin Myall
More Plastic for Motril

Motril Town Hall is in the middle of negotiations with the Junta to unblock its plans before this regional authority for a greenhouse-sector expansion. »

No HT Pylons for Lecrín

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
No HT Pylons for Lecrín

We ran a Front-Page article some months ago on the high-tension-pylon project that would stride across the Valle de Lecrín - there has been good news for its opponents. »

Bill O’Haire at Robert’s Top

Monday, September 30, 2019
By Louise Powell
Bill O’Haire at Robert’s Top

If you’re a music lover and live on the Costa Tropical you may have heard of the guitarist, Bill O’Haire. If you’ve never bothered to see him perform live, you should consider a psychiatric examination... because he’s good... very good. »

Nº20 to Move!

Monday, September 30, 2019
By David Darby
Nº20 to Move!

Since opening its doors, Restaurante Nº20 in La Herradura has gone from strength to strength, so much so that it seems at times to be bursting at the seams! »

Plant Closure Chaos

Sunday, September 29, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Plant Closure Chaos

The two fires at the vegetal-processing plant within a fortnight have caused chaos in the farming sector over green-waste disposal. »

Gambullón Clean Up

Sunday, September 29, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Gambullón Clean Up

The Public Works Department at the Salobreña Town Hall has been busy carrying out maintenance and repairs around town. »

Blood Donations on Monday

Saturday, September 28, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Blood Donations on Monday

If you want to donate some much needed blood, then you will have a chance in Almuñécar this Monday coming. »

Streets Closed Sunday Morning

Saturday, September 28, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Streets Closed Sunday Morning

The Almuñécar Councillor for Seguridad Ciudadana y Tráfico warned that the Cross Country race on Sunday will mean streets closed to traffic. »

Taramay Hill Fire

Friday, September 27, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Taramay Hill Fire

Almuñécar fire personnel had to tackle a hill fire above Tarmay Wednesday evening, next to the A-7 junction. »

Burglar Caught Red Handed

Friday, September 27, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Burglar Caught Red Handed

The Policía Local in Motril trapped a burglar inside a bar that he was in the process of doing over on Wednesday. »

Gelibra Hill Fire

Friday, September 27, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Gelibra Hill Fire

A second hill fire in 24 hours within the municipality of Almuñécar was tackled by the local fire service and a helicopter from Infoca. »

Illegal Dwelling Decree

Thursday, September 26, 2019
By Martin Myall
Illegal Dwelling Decree

The Junta de Andalucía announced that it intends to permit the 'legalisation' of some 327,000 illegal builds within the region. »

Granada Flood-Damage Toll

Thursday, September 26, 2019
By Martin Myall
Granada Flood-Damage Toll

The recent floods in the north of our province left 400 hectares of tomatoes, cucumbers, melons and broccoli under a layer of mud. »

Thomas Cook Hits Almuñécar

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
By Martin Myall
Thomas Cook Hits Almuñécar

When people heard that the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook had provoked the largest repatriation to the UK since WW2, everybody was gobsmacked. »

Hunter Falls Down A Well

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Hunter Falls Down A Well

Whilst a hunter was out trying his hardest to kill things on Saturday, he nearly died himself after falling down a 5-metre deep well. »

Cheaper Public Lighting

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Cheaper Public Lighting

Salobreña is spending nearly a million euros on renovating the public-lighting system in Lobres and La Guardia, as well as the town itself. »

Rivers Not Ready for Rains

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Rivers Not Ready for Rains

The Junta de Andalucía has released 65m euros for ‘urgent operations against adverse natural phenomenon.’ Around 28m euros  of that will be end up as rural-infrastructure maintenance and 20m will go to clearing out the riverbeds of their excessive vegetation. Having seen what has happened further down the Andalusian coastline in Almería and further... »

Dead Body Discovered in Motril

Monday, September 23, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Dead Body Discovered in Motril

The body of a man was found on a street in the north-eastern area of Motril on Saturday night with a head injury. »

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