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Out of the Blue

SPN Ficus Collapse Murcia.JPG

A 16-year-old girl was injured when a 10-year-old ficus tree in the Plaza de Santo Domingo in Murcia literally collapse around her. The fallen boughs and branches weighed around 12 tonnes.

A7 Past and Future

With the change of Central Government and a litany of cut backs promised, there is a great deal of concern over the A-7 autovia where it passes through the province of Granada – the only part of this main traffic artery that traverses the whole of the Mediterranean coast of Spain.

Falling Floor

Calle Real saw some emergency service activity during May. I was first alerted to this one whilst having a drink and a bite at El Ancla, when Cliff (get well soon mate!) told me that there had been a partial house collapse at the top of town, with part of the rear wall of a property missing.


It was back in 2004 when the Seaside Gazette reported on what appeared to be the commencement of an illegal build next to Urbanización El Gallo, Punta de la Mona.

Money for Road Damage

You will all, no doubt be pleased to hear that the Central Government and the Junta de Andalucía are going to chuck three million euros at the Alpujarra road system…