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La Herradura Regatta

By Louise Powell

The First Councillor for La Herradura, Juan José Ruiz Joya, announced that the village would have its own regatta event next month. »

Body Found in La Herradura Bay

By Vivienne Hughes

The body of a woman was found floating in La Herradura Bay yesterday morning in an advanced state of decomposition. »

Paraglider Perishes in The Sea

By Martin Myall

A foreign paragliding enthusiast perished on Thursday after coming down in the sea in La Herradura at the Caleta end of the bay. »

La Herradura Scuba Tourism

By Vivienne Hughes

The Almuñécar Councillor for Tourism had a meeting with the diving clubs in La Herradura to discuss ideas about boosting this activity as a tourist attraction. »

Third Marina Cleaning Dive

By Louise Powell

Volunteers, operating from the Marina del Este beach, have carried out a third clean-up dive of the seabed in La Herradura bay. »

Sunken Attractions

By Martin Myall

The Almuñécar Town Hall is seeking permission from the Junta de Andalucia to sink wooden boats in La Herradura Bay as diving attractions. »

Naval Exhibition

By Anne Eastwood

La Herradura is holding a naval exhibition as part of the 451st commemoration of the 1562 shipwreck disaster in the bay. Twenty-five galleys were sunk by a storm with around 5,000 lives lost. »

The 450th Anniversary Concludes

By Martin Myall

The final day of the 450th anniversary commemorations held in La Herradura ended with a solemn act in homage to the 5,000 victims of this maritime disaster. »

New La Herradura Classroom

By Martin Myall

The school parents association (AMPA) and the Head of the junior school, Las Gaviotas, begun a new school year with an extra multi-purpose classroom, which has been built by the Town Hall down the side of the school playground. »

La Herradura Makes The National Lottery

By Editor

The First Councillor for La Herradura, Juan José Ruiz Joya, has announced that the National Lottery Organisation has agreed to use an image of La Herradura Bay on its lottery ticket on the 18th of October, to commemorate the 450th anniversary of the shipwreck of the Spanish Fleet in the village's bay. »

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