Mayor Acquitted II

If the Mayor of Almuñécar were a racehorse, under his present circumstances, nobody would bet on him, but he repeatedly crosses the judicial finishing line in first place.

Meanwhile, in Orgiva…

And now for the news from Órgiva… there isn’t any, so you’re just going to have to make do with some photos from your fiestas.

Specialised Spas

The Spas in Lanjarón are going to extend their offers to attract more clients. Thanks to the deep-pocketed Junta de Andalucía, also known as the Santa from Sevilla, 6m euros will be granted, bringing the total investment up to 11m euros.

Museo de Agua Update

According to the Mayor of Lanjarón, Mariano Ruiz, the Museo del Agua will definitely – cross-my-heart-and-hope-to-die, sort of thing – will be open before the year is out, although he didn’t mention which year, mind.

Alpujarra Angle

Hi, all, and welcome to the November Edition of Alpujarra Angle! As you may have noticed, winter is approaching our corner of the world, although nobody would have guessed it…

Criticism over Social Services

The Secretary General of the PSOE, María Eugenia Rufino, has criticised the governing party for their seeming lack of interest in signing the accord with the socialist-run provincial council, which deals with maintaining social services.

La Caleta Not Happy

The neighbourhood association for La Caleta is not happy, thanks to ambiguous declarations made by the Councillor for Urban Planning in response to the accusation raised by the opposition party, IU, over the street work being carried out to bring water from the Gambullón wells to Monte Almendros.

Fish Factory Increase

Despite a statement from the fish farm that they would be giving up the ghost on the project and limit themselves to maturing the existing stock and then shutting up shop, the Piscifactoría de la Azucarera del Guadalfeo de Salobreña has announced that they will increasing the number of existing fish pens!

Green Face Lift

Work on improving the green and other areas of Salobreña has begun, using funds received both from the Junta de Andalucía and the Central Government.

Tax on 2nd Homes

SAL Panaromic

The Town Hall is fund hungry; surprise, surprise, and just about any idea that gets the cash in is going to get a warm reception, so it should come as no surprise that IBI will be raised on second homes in the town.

Salobreña Walks Guide

Thanks to the success of the first edition of the municipal Countryside Paths and Walks 2009 guide book, which is edited in English, as well as Spanish, they have gone into their second reprint, with the contents brought up to date.