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Looking Back: Motril Palms

By Martin Myall

The last of the May 2009 looking Back articles concerns the fate of the palm trees along the Avenidad de Salobreña in Motril, uprooted when they modernised the thoroughfare. »

Fire Suspect Released

By Hugh MacArthur

The person suspected of arson, a 29-year-old Motrileño, was brought before the judge for questioning before being released pending trial. »

Yet More Roadworks

By Hugh MacArthur

The Almuñécar Councillor for Public Works and Urban Development, José M. Fernández Medina, announced more roadworks in the Avenida Juan Carlos area. »

Costas Repairing Velilla Beach

By Martin Myall

Heavy machinery is engaged in the regeneration of Velilla Beach at water park end to make good caused by the spring gales' wave action. »

Palm Tree Beetle Conference

By Martin Myall

Have you got palms trees in your garden? Then this might be of interest to you, as it concerns the dreaded palm beetle! »

Palm Pruning Begins in Almuñécar

By Hugh MacArthur

The Councillor for the Environment for Almuñécar, Luis Aragón, has announced that the palm-tree pruning operation have begun. »

Palm Spraying Finished

By Hugh MacArthur

The Almuñécar Town Hall announced that the second phase of palm-tree spraying against the palm beetle has concluded. »

Motril Park Arson

By Hugh MacArthur

All indications point towards the fire in Motril's Parque de Las Americas being the work of an arsonist. Around 50 palm trees went up in flames around 21.30h on Friday the 21st of February. »

Palm Fond Pruning

By Martin Myall

The Almuñécar Town Hall has announced that it has begun cleaning up the town's palm trees, starting in the town centre. Exciting stuff, eh! »

Palm Trees Cut Down

By Martin Myall

As part of the renovation work on Almuñécar’s Plaza Kelibia, the palm trees that graced the square have been cut down, rather than removed for replanting. This action has been criticised by the chief opposition party, the CA. According to the CA, some of the trees were over 10m in height and were very... »

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