The village took a bit of a pounding this morning, with high waves dragging rocks and beach debris right up onto Paseo Andres Segovia.
The Town Hall and TUI Travel PLC, have come up with a few ideas to promote Almuñécar and La Herradura as tourist destinations for Scandinavians and French-speaking countries.
TUI Travel PLC are a world leader in vacation type travel, so they should know what they are doing.
The five La Herradura ladies, all running for their own charities have today successfully completed the Barcelona Marathon, with times ranging from 4.11 to 5.28. A huge achievement by any standard.
The aim is to run the Barcelona Marathon on 16th March and the brave La Herradura ladies are; Laura Smith, Rose Lock, Sally Parkinson, Rachel Langley and Michelle Leach.
An electric heater caused the apartment fire in Urbanización Rambla del Espinar, La Herradura. Nobody was hurt despite the fire damage.
Pep Benaiges was and absolute gentleman and it is very sad that he was taken from us too soon.
We have published several articles over the past few years about these ‘cold callers’ who wear clothing very similar to that worn by Repsol representatives and try to convince householders that they require a ‘gas safety check.’ They then have a quick look around your appliances, which is swiftly followed by a huge bill.
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.
Those readers concerned about the effect that the proposed new building developments on the Peñón del Lobo will have on the coastal footpath between Herradura and Almunecar will be pleased to know that the Junta de Andalucia has recently placed an information board at the Cotobro end of the “Fishermans’ Pathway,” which has a a map showing the route and details of the wildlife to be seen. They have also placed a wooden viewing platform along the path, at a point overlooking the Marina del Este
A cyclist was killed and a motorcyclist badly injured in an accident at km 305 of the N-340 near Cerro Gordo, just before the Granada/Malaga provincial border, near to the town of La Herradura.