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Two Months Three Dolphins

By Vivienne Hughes

In the last two months five creatures, amongst them three dolphins, have appeared dead on the beaches of Costa Tropical. The other two were a turtle and a shark. »

Biggest Beach Clean Up

By Louise Powell

Over 500 volunteers, amongst them 15 professional scuba divers and 40 snorkelers cleaned up the seabed off the eastern end of the Costa Tropical. »

Radical Rábita Imam Expelled

By Martin Myall

The Policía Nacional, acting on orders from the Ministry of the Interior, have expelled a radical Iman from La Rábita over his extremist and violent messages. The expulsion was carried out last Friday. »

Costas Greenhouses & Bulldozers

By Martin Myall

Wednesday saw the bulldozers move into action on Playa El Pozuelo, demolishing the greenhouses that have stood there for nearly 40 years. »

Fishy Fish Confiscated

By Hugh MacArthur

The environmental protection department of the Guardia Civil (Seprona) have confiscated 600 kilos fish in La Rábita, at the eastern end of the Costa Tropical. »

It’s Dirty Out There

By Martin Myall

Since the 7th of September, Costa Tropical inshore fishermen pull out of the sea more rubbish than fish. »

Man Killed in Rubite Flood

By David Darby

A 61-year-old man has died when he was caught in a flash flood in Casarones (Rubite) on the eastern Costa Tropical. »

Coastal Repairs Disappointment

By Vivienne Hughes

It now seems that the four municipalities on the Costa Tropical will have to share a less-than-expected sum between them for coastal, storm-damage repairs. »

Beach Regeneration

By Martin Myall

The gale-beaten beaches of Costa Tropical will have 100,000 euros spent on them to bring them up to scratch for the summer, says the Central Government through the Ministry for the Environment. »

Band on the Run

By Martin Myall

Rivallry between small villages in well known - God help a young lad that tries to date a girl from the neighbouring village, but what happened in La Rábita between village brass bands surprised just about everybody! »

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