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A Return to Old Tricks

By Martin Myall

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. »

The Dirty Seven

By Hugh MacArthur

The provincial public prosecutor is taking seven mayors on the Costa Tropical to court for dumping untreated sewage. »

Junta de los Ríos Rescue

By Hugh MacArthur

The Guardia Civil mountain rescue service was called in to rescue a woman at the Junta de los Ríos above Otívar. »

Junta de Los Ríos Rescue

By Vivienne Hughes

An 11-year-old girl and a 21-year-old woman had to be rescued by helicopter yesterday from the Junta de Los Ríos above Otivar. »

Elderly Cyclist Knocked Over

By Hugh MacArthur

Just after midday yesterday a cyclist was side-swiped by a passing car on the Cabra road; i.e., the A-4050 or Otívar road. »

Jewellery Stolen in Otívar

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil took a woman in for questioning over the alleged theft of valuables from a house in Otivar, where she worked as a cleaner. »

When Halloween Isn’t Halloween

By Martin Myall

Motril, Almuñécar and Otivar decided to postpone Halloween because of the rain and hold it at a later date, which although understandable is illogical. »

The Mancomunidad’s Extra Cash

By Hugh MacArthur

The Mancomunidad de Municipios (Area Council) held an Extraordinary General Meeting yesterday resulting in good news for small villages. »

Massive Drain Clearing Operation

By Hugh MacArthur

The water utility company, Aguas y Servicios, which provides service for the Costa Tropical and the Alpujarra, has been out clearing drains. »

More on Otívar Death

By Martin Myall

Having spoken with the Mayor of Otívar and several Otiveños, we can confirm that the victim was a British man in his 60s who had lived in the village for several years. »

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